British Combinatorial Conference 2019

University of Birmingham
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research
Monday 29th July (09:00) - Friday 2nd August 2019 (18:00)
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The 2019 conference is organised in partnership with the Clay Mathematics Institute, the Heilbronn Institute and the London Mathematical Society (through a Scheme 1 grant); we thank each of these organisations for their generous involvement and support.

Further information about the conference, such as how to register, will be published soon. To express your interest in the conference, please email the organisers at

Plenary speakers

There will be nine invited plenary lectures, delivered by the following speakers:

  • Michael Krivelevich (Tel Aviv), who will deliver the Clay Lecture.
  • Penny Haxell (Waterloo)
  • Dan Král' (Warwick)
  • Kristin Lauter (Microsoft Research and University of Washington)
  • Hendrik van Maldeghem (Ghent)
  • Iain Moffatt (Royal Holloway)
  • Igor Pak (UCLA)
  • Daniel Paulusma (Durham)
  • Gábor Tardos (Simon Fraser and Rényi Institute)


There will be six invited mini-symposia covering the following topical areas of research in Combinatorics:

  • Additive Combinatorics (organised by Julia Wolf)
  • Designs and Latin Squares (organised by Peter Cameron)
  • Extremal Combinatorics (organised by Oleg Pikhurko)
  • Graph Colouring (organised by Zdeněk Dvořák)
  • Probabilistic Combinatorics (organised by David Conlon)
  • Ramsey Theory (organised by Maria Axenovich)

Contributed talks

All participants are encouraged to give a 20 minute contributed talk.

Travel support

Significant support for PhD students and early career researchers will be available. Additionally, there is money to support the travel costs of some researchers from developing countries. More details will appear on the conference website in due course.

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