Arjeh Cohen 60


On 27, 28, and 29 May 2009 the DIAMANT/EIDMA Symposium will be held at De Kapellerput, Heeze. This is not an ordinary symposium; we will be celebrating the 60th birthday of Arjeh Cohen, board member of both DIAMANT and EIDMA. The emphasis of the conference will be on the areas of mathematics most prominent in Arjeh's work: Group Theory, Incidence Geometry, Algebra, and Algorithms.

Invited speakers

Bruce Cooperstein (UC Santa Cruz)
Willem de Graaf (Trento)
Wilberd van der Kallen (Utrecht)
William Kantor (University of Oregon)
Hanspeter Kraft (Basel)
Bernhard Mühlherr (Giessen)
Gabriele Nebe (RWTH Aachen)
Tomas Recio (Santander)
Lajos Rónyai (MTA SZTAKI Budapest)
Ernest Shult (Kansas State University)
David Wales (Caltech)


The programme can be found here. The special anniversary dinner is on Thursday

Conference fee + accommodation

There is partial DIAMANT support for DIAMANT members (conference fee and part of the accommodation) and limited support for EIDMA members (conference fee)---provided that they register early. DIAMANT members are full and associate professors listed here, as well as their research group members.


Registration is closed.

Travel information

The symposium is to be held at De Kapellerput, Heeze, about 15 km from Eindhoven. Travel information can be found here.

Organisers and Contact

The organisers are
John van Bon
Hans Cuypers
Jan Draisma
Ralf Gramlich
Hans Sterk

For further information you can contact Rianne van Lieshout (secdamATtueDOTnl).

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