Quantum Field Theory: Concepts, Constructions & Curved Spacetimes

Conference Title:

Quantum Field Theory: Concepts, Constructions & Curved Spacetimes

 

A conference on mathematical quantum field theory at the

University of York, 4.-7. April 2017.

including two special sessions in honour of

and a lecture by Vaughan Jones.


Speakers

  • Detlev Buchholz (Göttingen)
  • Daniela Cadamuro (Munich)
  • Ed Corrigan (York)
  • Fay Dowker (Imperial)
  • Benjamin Doyon (King's College)
  • Klaus Fredenhagen (Hamburg)
  • Stefan Hollands (Leipzig)
  • Vaughan Jones (Vanderbilt)
  • Jorma Louko (Nottingham)
  • Michael Müger (Nijmegen)
  • Kasia Rejzner (York)
  • Alexander Schenkel (Nottingham)
  • Alexander Strohmaier (Leeds)
  • Rainer Verch (Leipzig)
  • Elizabeth Winstanley (Sheffield)
  • Simon Wood (Cardiff) 

Programme

The detailed programme will be announced in due time. We plan to start on 4 April after lunch, and finish on 7 April around noon.


Venue

The conference will be held in the Lakehouse in the Ron Cooke Hub on the Heslington East campus of the University of York. Note that this is not the campus where the Mathematics Department is!


Travel to York and accomodation

Rail: York is well-connected within the UK by rail. On arrival at the railway station, the University is serviced by regular buses UoY66, and UoY56, both of which travel to University East, where the Lakehouse, Ron Cooke Hub is.

Air: There are good connections to several international airports. The most convenient is often Manchester, from which there is a direct train service running 24hrs a day. Leeds Bradford is closer; and the connection to York is by bus to Leeds and then train to York.

By Road: We recommend drivers approach the University from the junction of the A64 and A1079 on the east of the city, from where the University is signposted. Please note that Parking is limited and visitor parking is on a pay and display basis (see the interactive campus map for locations). Parking costs £1 per hour or £6 per day, and is free at weekends and between 6pm and 8am.

Full advice on travel to and from York are available here

Accommodation

Participants other than speakers should arrange their own accommodation. The links will below direct you to some of the accommodation options in York

Visit York

Travel Lodge

The Limes Hotel

The York Priory

Novotel

Hotel 53

 


Participation

Registration for the conference is now open. All participants are invited to register and pay the conference fee of £45 (reduced to £25 for IoP members) through the York online system by clicking on the button below.

Plese register by 19 March 2017. Speakers are registered automatically and do not have to pay the fee.

 

For contact with the organisers, please use the email address york17@lqp2.org

 


Participants (list under construction):

  • Paul Abel (Leicester)
  • Dorothea Bahns (Göttingen)
  • Henning Bostelmann (York)
  • Marcos Carvalho Brum de Oliveira (São Paulo)
  • Detlev Buchholz (Göttingen)
  • Daniela Cadamuro (Munich)
  • Ed Corrigan (York)
  • Chris Curry (Durham)
  • Fay Dowker (Imperial)
  • Benjamin Doyon (King's College)
  • Wojciech Dybalski (Munich)
  • Federico Faldino (Genova)
  • Chris Fewster (York)
  • Hugo Ferreira (Pavia)
  • Klaus Fredenhagen (Hamburg)
  • Markus Fröb (York)
  • Eli Hawkins (York)
  • Atsushi Higuchi (York)
  • Stefan Hollands (Leipzig)
  • Vaughan Jones (Vanderbilt)
  • Bernard Kay (York)
  • Mike Kiss (York)
  • Gandalf Lechner (Cardiff)
  • Jorma Louko (Nottingham)
  • Thomas Morley (Sheffield)
  • Michael Müger (Nijmegen)
  • Diego Pontello (Centro Atómico Bariloche)
  • Karl-Henning Rehren (Göttingen)
  • Kasia Rejzner (York)
  • Nicola Rendell (York)
  • Alexander Schenkel (Nottingham)
  • Daniel Siemssen (Genova)
  • Alexander Strohmaier (Leeds)
  • Rainer Verch (Leipzig)
  • Elizabeth Winstanley (Sheffield)
  • Francis Wingham (York)
  • Simon Wood (Cardiff) 

 

Organizers: Dorothea Bahns, Chris Fewster, Gandalf Lechner

 

 


Funded by the Universities of York and Göttingen, and the Institute of Physics (IoP), Math. Phys. Group.