Guenter M. Ziegler ziegler at math.TU-Berlin.DE
Mon Jan 24 10:43:24 PST 2005




Time: 20-26 August, 2005
Location: Anogia Conference Center, Anogia, Crete
Organizers: Victor V. Batyrev (Tubingen), Martin Henk (Magdeburg) and
Francisco Santos (Santander)

Tentative list of Invited Speakers:

  Victor Batyrev (Tubingen)
  Louis Billera (Ithaca)
  Anders Bjorner (Stockholm) (tentative)
  Francesco Brenti (Rome)
  Eva-Maria Feichtner (Zurich)
  Martin Henk (Magdeburg)
  Dmitry Kozlov (Zurich)
  Peter McMullen (London)
  Francisco Santos (Santander)
  Hiroaki Terao (Tokyo)
  Volkmar Welker (Marburg)
  Gunter Ziegler (Berlin)

Program: One hour invited talks and half hour contributed talks.

Topics: All aspects of algebraic and geometric combinatorics. More specific 
topics of interest include

  combinatorics of polytopes
  arrangements of hyperplanes
  triangulations, subdivisions, tilings and packings
  combinatorics and topology of complexes and partially ordered sets
  monomial ideals
  toric geometry
  combinatorics of Coxeter groups


The Institute of Applied and Computational Mathematics of the Foundation
for Research and Technology-Hellas
The Department of Mathematics of the University of Crete
The European Commission

General Information: The conferences will take place at the Anogia
Academic Village, a conference center located in the traditional Cretan
village of Anogia on the slopes of mountain Ida. Anogia has an elevation
of 750 m, and is about 45 minutes by car from Heraklion, the largest city
of Crete, and about half an hour from the closest point on the north coast
of Crete. Living expenses (accommodation plus meals) during the conferences
are estimated at about 40-60 Euro per person per day. The registration fee
amounts to 250 Euro.

The European Commission supports young researchers to enable them to
participate in the conferences for training purposes. The researchers
should be nationals of the countries which are Member States of the E.U.
or Associated States, but there is also a certain amount of support
available for young researchers from other countries as well. Graduate
students are especially encouraged to participate. In general, young
researchers should have a maximum of ten years research experience
since obtaining a degree that gives them access to doctoral studies.
(Some limited funds from other sources will also be available to support
participants not belonging to the above group). The financial support
may cover all or parts of the travel, living and registration expenses.

Those interested in participating should fill out the application form
attached below and send it, along with the required information, to the
conference secretary Mrs. E. Kafatou at euroconf at math.uoc.gr . Applications 
(including the requested supporting material) that will be received 4 months 
before the starting date of the conference will be
given full consideration.

Queries/Questions should be directed to
Christos Athanasiadis at caa at math.uoc.gr 


Application Form



Date and place of birth:



Current position:

e-mail address:

Postal address:

Research field:

If you wish to give a talk, please give a tentative title.

Do you wish to apply for financial support?
For living expenses: YES / NO
For travel expenses:  YES / NO (please give estimated cost of tickets in
For refund of the registration fee:  YES / NO

Please give the following information:

1. List which of the following degrees you hold, the University and the date
  University  Degree
  Master's  Degree or equivalent
  Ph.D.  Degree

2. If you are a graduate student or hold a Ph.D. degree, please state when you
were admitted in a Ph. D. program.

Give a short CV including information not stated above.

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