British Combinatorial Conference 2019

Location
University of Birmingham
Category
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research
Dates
Monday 29th July (09:00) - Friday 2nd August 2019 (18:00)
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Between 29 July and 2 August 2019, the University of Birmingham will host the 27th British Combinatorial Conference, a biennial conference covering research in all areas of Combinatorics and its applications. This conference series has been running since 1969 and is the focal event in the UK Combinatorics calendar.

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 bcc2019@contacts.bham.ac.uk

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 (RHUL)
  • Igor Pak (UCLA)
  • Daniel Paulusma (Durham)
  • Gábor Tardos (Simon Fraser and Rényi Institute)

Mini-symposia

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

  • Additive Combinatorics
  • Designs and Latin Squares
  • Extremal Combinatorics
  • Graph Colouring
  • Probabilistic Combinatorics
  • Ramsey Theory

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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