This meeting is part of the activities of the Research Group on Orthogonal Polynomials, Special Functions and Operator Theory and Applications (OPSFOTA) based in the UK and Leuven (Belgium).
The inaugural meeting will take place at the University of Kent, on the 16th January 2019. The meeting is supported by a London Mathematical Society Joint Research Groups grant.
Speakers: Marta Betcke (University College London), Niels Bonneux (KU Leuven, Belgium), Rod Halburd (University College London), Andy Hone (University of Kent)
and Nick Simm (University of Sussex).
Registration: There is no registration fee, but it would be helpful if you could register in advance by emailing Ana Loureiro (A.Loureiro@kent.ac.uk).
Venue: School of Mathematics, Statistics and Actuarial Science in the new Sibson building.
TIMETABLE – Full programme available HERE.
14.00-14.50: Rod Halburd
Title: Special functions and integrable equations in characteristic p
Location: Sibson SR3
15.30-16.20: Niels Bonneux
A virtual tour of the University of Kent can be seen here.
Train information may be obtained from here. The quickest train from London to Canterbury (West) takes 54 minutes from St Pancras International.
Funds are available to help with travel expenses of participants with limited sources of funding. We hope that this will encourage postgraduate students and postdocs to attend the meeting. Please email Ana Loureiro ( A.Loureiro@kent.ac.uk ) in advance if you would like to apply for support.