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Groups and Manifolds

Summer school at the WWU Münster, Germany

Monday, July 18 to Thursday, July 21, 2011

This summer school on Groups and Manifolds is mainly aimed at graduate students, PhD students, and post-docs. The organizers are Arthur Bartels and Michael Weiss. The summer school is funded by the Sonderforschungsbereich (SFB 878 Groups, Geometrie & Actions).
We are looking forward to seeing you in Münster!

To download a pdf-file of the conference poster, please click here or here.

Program

There will be 3 lecture series consisting of 4 lectures each. The first lecture starts Monday at 10:00. The lectures series are:

To download the programm in pdf-file Program _summer_school _2011, please click here click here

Guoliang Yu (Vanderbilt) The Novikov conjecture and topological rigidity (To download the notes of Adam Mole please click here )
Stefan Friedl (Aberdeen) introduction to 3-manifolds via their fundamental groups (To download the lecture notes please click here )
Michael Weiss (Aberdeen) h-Principle and functor calculus (To download the notes please click here )

Location & How to get there

All lectures take place at the Mathematisches Institut - Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität in Münster (Germany). For a map click here. The nearest airport is Münster-Osnabrück (FMO). Thereis a bus (line S50) that takes about 40 min from the airport to the main train station of Münster. For train connections to Münster, check here; in the search form just write "ms" in the "Destination" field. This will determine the correct train station "Münster(Westf)Hbf". More information about transport to Münster also find here. Connections directly to our Mathematisches Institut please click here.

Accomodation

Participants are asked to make reservations themselves. If you have problems making a reservation or need additional information, please do not hesitate to contact us (email to Mandy Beier sekmath5 at uni-muenster dot de). We recommend the following hotels, where you can use the group code "summer school 2011" for reservations.
Stadthotel Münster group rate: 77 EUR single room, 97 EUR double room; deadline for reservations under the group rate: June 20, 2011.
Hotel Am Schlosspark group rate: 77 EUR single room, 102 EUR double room; deadline for reservations under the group rate: June 3, 2011.
Ibis-Hotel Münster group rate: 79 EUR single room, 99 EUR double room; deadline for reservations under the group rate: May 23, 2011.
Hotel Jellentrup group rate: 74 EUR single room, 93 EUR double room; deadline for reservations under the group rate: June 18, 2011.
There is also a nice youth hostel (JugendGästehaus Aasee), which is about 2.4 km from the Mathematisches Institut.
last modified: may 24, 2011 by Mandy Beier