November 2013

Satellite events

Higgs Bundles and Character Varieties, a satellite workshop (sponsored by the NSF GEAR Network) in connection with Special Session #27 - Higgs Bundles and Character Varieties.

Workshop on groups and semigroups: on the occasion of the 60th birthday of Mikhail Volkov, a satellite workshop in connection with Special Session #4 - Algebraic Theory of Semigroups and Applications.

Local Organizing Committee

  • Adérito Araújo, University of Coimbra
  • Mário Bessa, University of Beira Interior
  • Sílvio Gama, University of Porto
  • Samuel Lopes, University of Porto (chair)
  • José Abílio Matos, University of Porto
  • Leonor Moreira, University of Porto
  • André Oliveira, University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro
  • João Nuno Tavares, University of Porto

Program Committee

  • Jorge Almeida, University of Porto
  • Georgia Benkart, Professor Emerita of University of Wisconsin - Madison (chair)
  • Nils Dencker, Lund University
  • Gustavo Granja, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon
  • Alexey Parshin, Steklov Institute Moscow
  • Carlos Rocha, University of Lisbon
  • Jean Taylor, Courant Institute of New York University, Professor Emerita of Rutgers University
  • Susanna Terracini, University of Torino
  • Luís Nunes Vicente, University of Coimbra


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Travel Information

Arriving by plane

There are several international direct flights to Porto International Airport (airport code OPO). If no convenient flight into Porto is available, international participants may fly to Lisbon International Airport (airport code LIS) and either take a domestic connecting flight or a train to Porto. The train journey from Lisbon to Porto takes about 3 hours.