European Mathematical Society
History This conference can be considered a continuation of previous meetings on Geometry and Mathematical Physics which took place in Bulgaria - Zlatograd (1995) and Varna (1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2004).
- "Geometry" in the title refers to modern differential geometry of real and complex manifolds with some emphasis on curves, sigma models and minimal surface theory,
- "Integrability" to either the integrability of complex structures or classical dynamical systems of particles, soliton dynamics and hydrodynamical flows presented in geometrical form, and
- "Quantization" to the transition from classical to quantum mechanics expressed in geometrical terms.
The overall aim is to bring together experts in Classical and Modern Differential Geometry, Complex Analysis, Mathematical Physics and related fields to assess recent developments in these areas and to stimulate research in related topics.
Place The workshop will take place in a stimulating environment, which combines a virgin natural landscape with tourist comfort and the unexpected neighbourhood of an ancient historical past.
All this in a splendid part of the northern Bulgarian Black Sea coast in the vicinity of Varna.
Organizing Committee Ivaïlo M. Mladenov (Sofia), Allen Hirshfeld (Dortmund) and Manuel de Leon (Madrid)
Advisory Committee A. Calini (Charleston), V. Gerdjikov (Sofia), T. Iwai (Kyoto), P. Olver (Minnesota),
R. Schmid (Emory), A. Ungar (Fargo) and I. Vaisman (Haifa)
International Standing Committee F. Calogero (Roma), M. Gurses (Ankara), B. Konopelchenko (Lecce),
M. de Leon (Madrid), G. Naber (Philadelphia), A. Odzijewicz (Bialystok) and H. Sato (Nagoya)
Talks As previous years we plan to have a few Lecture Courses of 3--5 talks each
which will be delivered by:
- Joseph Landsberg - Exterior Differential Systems and Geometry
- Iskander Taimanov - Integrability and Nonintegrability of Geodesic Flows
- Ou-Yang Zhong-can - Variation Problem in Elastic Theory of Biomembranes,
Smectic-A Liquid Crystals, and Carbon Nanotubes
Proceedings The Proceedings will be published by an internationally recognized scientific publisher.
Registration Fee There will be a flat registration fee of €400/ €480 for a double/single room accomodation.
Besides the room this fee covers three meals per day, reception, excursion, refreshments, banquet and
a copy of the Conference Proceedings volume. Payment in US dollars is accepted at current exchange
rates. Please notice that this fee should be paid in cash upon arrival and that no personal cheques,
bank drafts or travelers cheques can be accepted.
Registration Please, complete and send your Registration Form as soon as possible.
Support A limited number of fellowships will be available for young researchers from Romania,
Russia and other former Soviet Republics. In order to apply, please send a CV and copies of the
papers (not files!) related to the Conference topic, as early as possible to the conference address in Sofia.
Accommodation In the SANA hotel and the hotels in Sts. Constantine and Elena around the conference hall.
It is assumed that 2 June and 10 June are the arrival, respectively the departure days. Please, notice that
there is not a local organizing Committee in Varna and earlier arrival will create a lot of problems.
However the stay after the Conference can be arranged.
Flight Connections In case you have difficulty finding suitable flight connections, please contact
InformationInternational Conference on Geometry, Integrability and Quantization, Institute of Biophysics,
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Acad. G. Bonchev Str., Bl. 21, 1113 Sofia, BULGARIA.
Tel: ++ 3592--979 26 37, Fax: ++ 3592--971 24 93,
International Conference on Geometry, Integrability and Quantization, Department of Physics,
University of Dortmund, 44 221 Dortmund, GERMANY.
Tel: ++ 49--231 755 3578 or ++ 49--231 124872 , and
International Conference on Geometry, Integrability and Quantization, CSIC, Serrano 123,
28006 Madrid, SPAIN.
Tel: ++34-915616800 ext. 1115, Fax: ++34-915854894
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