15 February 2010 – 31 July 2010                     FS6 Mathematical Physics and NCG: Cardiff


Contact: David Evans (Cardiff, EvansDE@cf.ac.uk) for information regarding this programme.



15 February – 5 March 2010: Period on Planar Algebras and Physics               Announcement


26 February: WIMCS Mathematical Physics Colloquium

Speakers: Marcos Marino (Geneva), Richard Thomas (Imperial)


15 April: COW Algebraic Geometry Seminar

Speakers: Sven Meinhardt (Oxford), Katrin Wendland (Augsburg)


17-21 May 2010: Nigel Higson (Penn State) – lectures.

                            Topic: The Baum-Connes Conjecture and Group Representations

Nigel Higson will be delivering a series of lectures over the five days.

His first lecture and one by Terry Gannon (Alberta) will comprise a Spitalfields Day on the afternoon of 17 May.

The timetable for the week is available here.


21-25 June 2010: LMS regional meeting and Workshop on Operator Algebras and Physics

Principal Speaker: Constantin Teleman (Berkeley)

The first talk by Constantin Teleman will be in the LMS regional meeting which is embedded in the five-day workshop on the first afternoon, Monday 21 June.

The other speaker in the regional meeting will be Werner Nahm (Dublin).


28 June – 2 July 2010: EU-NCG Third Annual Meeting- Cardiff 2010

There will be a Learned Society of Wales distinguished lecture by Dan-Virgil Voiculescu (Berkeley) on Monday, 28 June at 17.00. The poster for this event can be downloaded here.


Other events being arranged



Accommodation & Places to eat


Six things to do in Cardiff


For a list of places to eat in Cardiff near the School of Maths and in the City Centre, see here.

For a list of accommodation in Cardiff, click here.


For other lists of accommodation in Cardiff, see:







EU-NCG members should contact their node coordinators about the possibility of funding for any events.



How to get to Cardiff


For directions to Cardiff University, see here.

For maps and university locations, see here.



IT facilities


Temporary username and password will be available on arrival, which will enable you to log in to the Cardiff University network.

Access to computers is available in two computing labs (M/0.33, M/0.35) on the ground floor of the School of Mathematics.

You will be able to save documents on the network, but you will need to retrieve these files before you leave.




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