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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:
Ruy Exel➶, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
Jesse Peterson➶, Vanderbilt University
Sorin Popa➶, University of California at Los Angeles
Aidan Sims➶, University of Wollongong
Opening talks on Monday 13 January:
“What is a von Neumann Algebra” by Vaughan Jones
“What is a C*-algebra” by Aidan Sims.
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 usNZMRI2014 Summer School
c/o Dept of Mathematics and Statistics
University of Otago
PO Box 56
Tel +64 (0)3 479 7899
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