Minerva Foundation of
2nd EMS Summer School
Braid Groups and Related Topics- Applications to
Geometry, Cryptography and Computation.
Israel, September 22-October 2,
Director: Prof. Mina Teicher (Emmy Noether
Research Institute for Mathematics).
Organizers: Prof. Boris Kunyavski and Dr.
Tzachi Ben-Itzhak (Emmy Noether Research Institute for Mathematics).
Conference Administration: Mrs Debby Spero,
Among the invited speakers: (tentative) Prof.
Fabrizio Catanese (Bayreuth, Germany), Prof. Patrick Dehornoy (Caen, France),
Prof. Juan Gonzalez-Meneses (Sevilla, Spain), Prof. V. Kulikov (Steklov
Institute- Moscow), Prof. Sandro Manfredini (Pisa, Italy), Prof. Muhammed Uludag
( Istanbul, Turkey)
The School is a continuation of the EMS School
with the same title as the one that was held in Israel from February 19-27,
2005, but it is self contained. Basically, it will be composed of three parts:
Preliminaries: Presentation of the results and
methods presented in the first School.
Session: This part will be an algorithmic
and problems session, with in the regular courses.
This part will include updates given by speakers
from the first School as well as other speakers invited to address this School.
Two poster sessions will allow the participants
to present their work. ( See School Schdeule)
See School Schedule, Lectures and Posters
school has a limited capacity and we therefore ask all interested parties to
fill in the application form attached below and send it (by
email) to the ENI administration , Mrs Debby
Spero (firstname.lastname@example.org) with cc to Dr. Tzachi Ben-Itzhak (email@example.com),
along with a CV. These must be sent no later than August 25th.
Candidates from EU countries (and associated
countries such as Israel, Norway and Switzerland) who have received their MSc.
or Diploma degree (or equivalent) within the past ten years are eligible for
reimbursement of the following costs: travel, living expenses and registration
fees. Europeans currently living outside the EU are eligible for financial
support without any time constraints with regard to when they received their
respective degrees. If you require financial support and are eligible to receive
it, please mark the relevant box in your application form.
The School will take place in the Rimonim Galei
Kinnereth Hotel, The cite of the cource, Tiberias, is an ancient city on the shores of the Sea of Galillee (Kineret).You might want to bring a laptop with you for the
tutoring session. For more details, see the
How to Get There:
From the Ben-Gurion airport, take the train to
the city of Haifa, station "Lev Hamifratz" (See
Walk 2 minutes to the bus station "Haifa -
Merkazit Hamifraz" and take bus number 430 to Station "Tiberias" (See
From the central bus station in Tiberias walk 5
minutes to the hotel (See