Run by the New Zealand Mathematics Research Institute
NZMRI 2014 Summer School:
Operator Algebra
13 – 17 January 2014         Te Anau, New Zealand
Hosted by:


Lake Te Anau

Glow Worm Caves

Manapouri Underground Power Station

Milford Sound


2014 NZMRI Summer School on Operator Algebra

The Summer School will take place Monday 13 January to Friday 17 January in Te Anau. Participants should arrive on Sunday 12 January.

Te Anau is next to Lake Te Anau with Lake Manapouri just nearby and the Kepler Mountains across the lake. The town is the gateway to the Kepler and Routeburn Tracks, and Milford and Doubtful Sounds.


Astrid an Huef, Vaughan Jones and Iain Raeburn.

Programme and speakers

The Summer School will consist of 4-5 mini-courses (three 50-minute talks) presented by distinguished international speakers. See here for the programme.

Confirmed speakers are:

Opening talks on Monday 13 January:

Abstracts for lectures: abstracts


All lectures will be at the Te Anau Club➶, which is at the corner of Pop Andrew Drive and Jackson Street — see map.


There is no internet at the Te Anau Club. Most motels have free internet or have internet available to purchase.


Registration has officially closed. Contact us


At the Te Anau Club light refreshment will be provided mid-morning on lecture days. Tea and coffee will also be available 'on tap' throughout.

Lunches will be provided for participants on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.

A BBQ dinner will be held on Monday and Thursday evenings.

Guests of participants are welcome to join lunches and BBQs at their own expense.

Travel and accommodation

Participants make travel arrangements themselves at their own cost. Options are to fly to Queenstown, Dunedin or Invercargill, and take a bus or rental car from there.

Accommodation arrangements depend on certain factors which are detailed under Accommodation.

Confirmation of assigned accommodation has now been emailed to participants as appropriate (22 Nov). If you have not received an email, contact us immediately.

Contact us

NZMRI2014 Summer School
c/o Dept of Mathematics and Statistics
University of Otago
PO Box 56
Dunedin 9054
New Zealand

Tel +64 (0)3 479 7899

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