Some Trends in Algebra '07

Prague, September 3 - 7, 2007

Invited speakers:      Sarah Glaz (University of Connecticut, Storrs),
Enrico Gregorio (Univ. di Verona),
Pavel Prihoda (Univerzita Karlova v Praze, CRM Barcelona),
Gennadi Puninski (The University of Manchester),
Jan Saroch (Univerzita Karlova v Praze),
Lutz Strüngmann (Universität Duisburg-Essen).

The list of registred participants and the preliminary programme.

Booklet of abstracts (pdf-file), (ps-file).

The meeting is organized once per two years by Department of Algebra, Charles University, in collaboration with Department of Mathematics, Czech Agricultural University. The topics include various aspects of module theory. The main focus is on category theoretic, homological, set theoretic and model theoretic methods. There will be a room for 30 minute short talks.

The conference will take place on the campus of the Czech University of Agriculture, Kamycka 129 (the street), Suchdol, Praha 6 (detailed plan of the location). The campus can be reached from the station "Dejvicka" (metro line "A" terminal) by the bus no. 107 or no. 147. The campus is next to the bus station "Zemedelska Univerzita", just cross the main road "Kamycka"

  • From the airport to "Dejvicka": take the bus no. 119. It goes directly to "Dejvicka".
  • From the Main Railway Station to "Dejvicka": take metro line "C" to the station "Muzeum", there change for metro line "A" and go to the terminal "Dejvicka".
  • From the railway station "Holesovice" to "Dejvicka": take metro line "C" to the station "Muzeum", there change for metro line "A" and go to the terminal "Dejvicka".

For details about Prague public transport see the oficial web and the on-line timetable

As ussual, there is no registration fee.

The accommodation will be arranged on the campus of the Czech University of Agriculture as well, the dormitory BCD or JIH (see the campus map, "Kolej BCD" is markeded by 8 and "Kolej JIH" is markeded by 10). In order to minimize unnecessary bank commisions, we accept all payments in EUR (or any other major currency). The prices of accommodation are 25 EUR for single room and night, 40 EUR for double room, breakfast is included only from Monday till Saturday. Unfortunately, we are not able to accept cheques or credit cards, so all payments should be made in cash.

The registration desk will be open on Sunday from 3 p.m. till 8 p.m. and on Monday from 7:30 a.m. at the entrance of the dormitory BCD. The information board of STA with all important information such as schedules, plans etc. will be posted on a glass wall oposite the reception desk of the dormitory BCD. In any case, if you say your name at the reception desk (or show your ID card there) you will be accommodated.

A traditional social evening will take place on Wednesday, September 5, at 19.00. The price is 15 EUR per person.

If you have special requirements concerning food, see the on-line czech restaurant and bar guide.

For further information please contact organizers: Tomas Kepka, Petr Nemec, Jan Trlifaj or Jan Zemlicka. .

We are looking forward to seeing you soon in Prague.


Department of Algebra