SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES

April 16, 2014

FIELDS INSTITUTE
Summer School in Operator Algebras
August 13-24, 2007 at the University of Ottawa, Ontario Canada

The Summer School is organized in conjunction with the Thematic Program on Operator Algebras being held at the Fields Institutue July-December, 2007
Local Organizing Commitee
Advisory Committee
Thierry Giordano, main organizer (University of Ottawa)
Benoît Collins (University of Ottawa)
David Handelman (University of Ottawa)
Vladimir Pestov (University of Ottawa)
Dietmar Bisch (Vanderbildt University)
George Elliott (University of Toronto);
Ken Davidson (University of Waterloo);
N. Christopher Phillips (University of Oregon),
Ian Putnam (University of Victoria)

Registration (on site)
Monday August 20 from 9h to 9h15

Each week of the Summer School
- 50 $ CDN for graduate students;
- 75 $ CDN for postdoctoral fellows;
- 100 $ CDN for regular participants
Confirmed Participants
Summer School Program
Accommodation and Travel to Ottawa

Summer School Overview

A two weeks' summer school will consist of short introductory courses in various areas of operator algebra theory that are of major current interest, mainly targeted at graduate students and postdoctoral fellows

Program
The lectures will take place in the room A 0150 of the SITE building (This building is located on the South of the Campus).See: Map.

On August 13, participants will be able to pick their registration kit from 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at the door of the room A 0150 of the SITE building, if you have not done yet so at the office of the Residence.
First week
(August 13-17)
9:15 - 10:15 Dietmar Bisch (Vanderbildt University)
10:15 - 10:45 Coffee break
10:45 - 11:45 Narutaka Ozawa (University of Tokyo)
12:00 - 13:00 Matthias Neufang (Carleton University)
On August 20, participants will be able to pick their registration kit at the door of the room A 0150 of the SITE building. The registration on Monday August 20 will be from 9h to 9h15.
Second week
(August 20 - 24, 2007)
9:15 - 10:15 Jean Renault (Université d'Orléans)
10:15 - 10:45 Coffee break
10:45 - 11:45 Stefaan Vaes (K.U. Leuven)
12:00 - 13:00 N. Christopher Phillips (University of Oregon)
Discussion and problem sessions will likely be organized some afternoon. Details will be announced during the Summer School.

Facilities and locations

Participants may access their email and the internet in room MNT 142, on the first floor of Montpetit Hall. The computer lab is open from 8.45 am to 8pm Monday to Friday and from 1pm to 5pm Saturday and Sunday. Summer School identification (schedule or name tag) must be presented upon arrival at the lab.


Funding Support

Support for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to cover travel and local expenses will be available through the Fields Institute. The amount is not yet determined and will of course depend mainly on the total number of participants. The application deadline for financial support was April 30, and the decisions will be made within several weeks.

Registration Fees:

first week of the Summer School: August 13-17, 2007;
- 50 $ CDN for graduate students;
- 75 $ CDN for postdoctoral fellows;
- 100 $ CDN for regular participants

Second week of the Summer School: August 20-24, 2007;

- 50 $ CDN for graduate students;
- 75 $ CDN for postdoctoral fellows;
- 100 $ CDN for regular participants;


If you have any specific questions, please contact
Thierry Giordano giordano@uottawa.ca or Vladimir Pestov vpest283@uottawa.ca .

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