Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
University of Tartu
SEMIGROUPS, ACTS AND CATEGORIES
with Applications to Graphs
to celebrate the 65th birthdays of Mati Kilp and Ulrich Knauer
June 27-30, 2007
Supported by: Institut für Mathematik, Carl von Ossietzky Universität,
SECOND ANNOUNCEMENT - JANUARY, 2007
The purpose of this conference is to bring together scholars working in the
subject areas listed in the conference title, giving them an opportunity to
present and discuss current research with each other in a friendly and intimate
setting, as well as to pay tribute to Mati and Ulrich for the major
contributions each has made to these areas. The invited speakers are
Victoria Gould (University of York, UK),
Mark Lawson (Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK), and
Ale. Pultr (Charles University, Prague).
Other participants will have the opportunity to contribute either a 25- or a
All information concerning the conference (travel, accommodation, contacts),
including a list of participants who responded positively to our First
Announcement, is posted on the conference web-site http://math.ut.ee/pmi/sacg/
2000 EEK (for participants with regular academic appointments)
1400 EEK (for students)
600 EEK (for accompanying persons)
if paid directly to EMS account before May 15, 2007 (see payment information
10% higher if paid (by cash) at the conference
(credit card payment is not possible).
Payment by bank transfer may be made using the following information.
The participant is responsible for any transfer costs.
Hansapank SWIFT CODE: HABAEE2X
Liivalaia 8 Acct. Holder: Estonian Mathematical Society
15040 Tallinn Account No. 221011864593
Details of payment: semigroups NAME (where NAME = name of participant)
Fee covers the conference banquet, bus excursion, a guided walking tour in
Tartu, conference materials (abstracts), and coffee breaks.
Abstract: Please prepare an abstract of your talk using the template file
http://math.ut.ee/pmi/sacg/abstract_template.tex and submit it before May 15,
2007 to [log in to unmask] .
Accommodation: We encourage participants to book their accommodation directly
through the internet, but if any advice or assistance is needed, please contact
Valdis Laan. Note that Hotel Park, Hotel Tartu and Hansahotell have promised to
give some price reductions to participants if they mention the password (that
can be obtained by e-mail from Valdis Laan) while booking. Hotel space in Tartu
in June may be rather limited, so you are encouraged to make your arrangements
sooner rather than later.
Syd Bulman-Fleming (Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Canada)
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Roland Kaschek (Massey University, Palmerston North, NZ)
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Valdis Laan (University of Tartu, Estonia) [log in to unmask]
Registration: If you plan to participate in the conference, please complete the
registration form below before April 30, 2007 and send it by e-mail to
[log in to unmask] . (Please do so even if you have already sent in your
preliminary registration form.)
We look forward to seeing you in June!
Conference on Semigroups, Acts and Categories
Registration Form - January, 2007
e-mail address: _____________________________________________
I will: attend by myself _____ be accompanied by ______________________
Would you be interested in taking a charter bus from the Tallinn airport to
Tartu on Tuesday, June 26, at around 17:00 if this were available?
Yes _____ No _____
The conference banquet will be held on Friday evening, June 29.
Vegetarian meal required: Yes ______ No _______
Do you wish to give a talk? Yes ______ No _______
If "yes", please select one of: 25-minute talk ____ 50-minute talk ____
Tentative title of talk: ________________________________________________
Would you be interested in submitting the text of your talk to a volume of
(refereed) Conference Proceedings if such were to be produced?
Yes _____ (please estimate number of pages) No ______ Undecided ______