DIAMANT Symposium Fall 2017

On 30 November and 1 December 2017 the DIAMANT Symposium will be held at Hotel Van der Valk, Breukelen.

The symposium will feature a special afternoon (on Friday afternoon) "Diophantine problems and the Hardy-Littlewood method" organised by Damaris Schindler (UU) and Efthymios Sofos (UL). Invited speakers: Timothy Browning (U Bristol), Roger Heath-Brown (Oxford) and Pankaj Vishe (U Durham).

Other invited speakers include Alexander May (U Bochum), Britta Peis (U Aachen) and Wadim Zudilin (RU Nijmegen).

How to contribute a talk

PhD students and postdocs are warmly welcomed to submit a contributed talk (25-30 mins.) to the symposium. In the registration form (see below) there is an option to submit title and abstract. Alternatively, after registration, a title+abstract can be sent to Robin de Jong at a later date.

Programme

A growing list with abstracts can be found here.  The programme starts Thursday at 11:00 AM and can be found here.

Conference fee + accommodation

There is full DIAMANT support for DIAMANT members. DIAMANT members are full and associate professors listed here, as well as their research group members. 

Registration

The registration form can be found here.


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