University of Sussex Doctoral School

Summer School on Finite Geometry

26 - 30 June 2017, Brighton, UK

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Aims

  • To introduce some of the main concepts in Finite Geometry.
  • To increase the audience's knowledge of the many results and conjectures in Finite Geometry.
  • To provide an opportunity for PhD students to discuss and share their own projects.
  • To enable mathematicians in this area to meet and plan scientiļ¬c collaboration.



Invited Speakers

Joseph Thas Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium Arcs, Caps and Codes: Old results, New results, Generalizations.
Peter Cameron University of St Andrews, St Andrews, United Kingdom Eigenvalues and Root Systems in Finite Geometry
Simeon Ball Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain Combinatorial Applications of Finite Geometry
Anton Betten Colorado State University, Fort Collins, USA Computational Methods in Finite Geometry


Organising Committee

James Hirschfeld University of Sussex, Brighton, United Kingdom
Fatma Karaoglu University of Sussex, Brighton, United Kingdom


Contact

fingeo@sussex.ac.uk


Programme



TENTATIVE SCHEDULE
26-30 June 2017
26.06.2017 Monday 27.06.2017 Tuesday 28.06.2017 Wednesday 29.06.2017 Thursday 30.06.2017 Friday
08:30-09:30 REGISTRATION - OPENING __ __ __ __
09:30-10:30 Main talk 1 Main talk 5 Main talk 9 Main talk 12 Main talk 15
10:30-10:50 BREAK BREAK BREAK BREAK BREAK
10:50-11:50 Main talk 2 Main talk 6 Main talk 10 Main talk 13 Main talk 16
11:50-12:00 SHORT BREAK SHORT BREAK SHORT BREAK SHORT BREAK SHORT BREAK
12:00-13:00 Short talks Short talks Short talks Short talks Gap Session
13:00-14:30 LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH
14:30-15:30 Main talk 3 Main talk 7 Main talk 11 Main talk 14
15:30-15:50 BREAK BREAK BREAK BREAK
15:50-16:50 Main talk 4 Main talk 8 Gap Session Gap Session
16:50-17:50 Gap Session Gap Session


Registration

    The registration fee is 100 pounds. (Please note that the registration fee does not cover accommodation.)
    The registration fee with on-campus accommodation is 220 pounds.
    The registration fee includes the welcome reception and coffee break.
    To complete your registration you need to make your payments (registration fee + campus accommodation).
    Deadline for registration: Wednesday 31 May, 2017!

******PLEASE MAKE YOUR PAYMENTS USING THE LINK BELOW ******

REGISTRATION



Contributed Talks

    Participants are invited to give a 15 minute talk on their work.
    Please write your abstract using our template TeX document icon abstract.tex and email both LaTeX and PDF files to fingeo@sussex.ac.uk.
    Please name the files and emails as Surname_Firstname_Abstract.
    Deadline for submitting the abstract: Wednesday 31 May, 2017!


Venue

Pevensey 1A6, University of Sussex, School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences , Brighton BN1 9RH United Kingdom.


Accommodation

    We will make reservations for campus accommodation. You do not need to make any further arrangements if you register with on-campus accommodation.
    All campus accommodation will be booked for check-in on 25th June and check-out on 30th June.
    We will be offering single occupancy rooms only with shared bathroom.
    The rooms will be offered in Park Village.
    You can always make your own reservation if you would like to stay in town. Please see some suggestions:


Related Activities

48th Southeastern International Conference on Combinatorics, Graph Theory & Computing, 6-10 March 2017, Boca Raton, FL, United States.

The 13th International Conference on Finite Fields and Their Applications, 4 - 10 June 2017, Gaeta, Italy.

26th British Combinatorical Conference, 3-7 July 2017, Glasgow, United Kingdom.

Finite Geometries Fifth Irsee Conference, 10-16 September 2017, Irsee, Germany.


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