DIAMANT Symposium November 2011

On 24 and 25 November 2011 the DIAMANT Symposium will be held at Conferentiecentrum Mennorode, Elspeet, the Netherlands.

Invited speakers include: Dan Bernstein (University of Illinois, Chicago), Valerie Berthé (LIAFA, Université Paris 7), Ariel Gabizon (Technion, Haifa), Etienne de Klerk (Universiteit van Tilburg).

There is ample space for contributed speakers.

How to contribute a talk

In the registration form Ph.D. students and postdocs can propose to give a talk (submit title and abstract). The closing date for talk proposals is 10 November 2011.

Programme

Details on the programme can be found here. The programme starts at about 11 AM on Thursday, and ends at about 3 PM on Friday.

Conference fee + accommodation

There is partial DIAMANT support for DIAMANT members---provided that they register before 10 November. By definition, DIAMANT members are full and associate professors listed here, as well as their research group members. Exact prices are listed on the registration page.

Travel information

The symposium venue is Conferentiecentrum Mennorode. For travel information, see this page (in Dutch).

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