Workshop for all Ph.D. students in Mathematics
in Lorraine, Wallonie, Luxembourg, Saarland, Rheinland-Pfalz
(download the poster (pdf, 10MB))

We thank all participants, in particular the speakers,
for having taken part in the workshop!
The  Région Lorraine invites all Ph.D. students and will cover travel expenses: a round-trip to Metz by train, a one-night stay at a hotel and the conference dinner.
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December 3-4, 2008
at the
Paul Verlaine - Metz 
Ile du Saulcy 

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  Organized by:
  Laboratoire de Mathématiques et Applications de Metz
  (LMAM, UMR 7122 du CNRS)


  Département de Mathématiques
  de Metz
  Université Paul Verlaine - Metz
  Bâtiment A,
  Ile du Saulcy
  F-57045 Metz

Organizing Committee: M. Chopp, T. Wurzbacher

Outline of the Workshop: The purpose of this workshop is to establish a network of Ph.D. students in mathematics who are doing their research at nearby universities, i. e., throughout the whole "Grande-Région" of Lorraine and its neighbours Luxembourg, Saarland, Wallonie and Rheinland-Pfalz. This meeting was made possible by the support of the Région Lorraine.
The program will permit to present major areas of Ph.D. research and leaves time for informal get-togethers. Speakers are chosen among Ph.D. students; two talks of senior scientists will complete the program.
Although this workshop is organized by and for Ph.D. students, future and former Ph.D. students (Diplomanden, Master2, Post-Docs) are, of course, welcome if they wish to participate.

Scientific Program:

Frank-Olaf Schreyer (Professor, Universität des Saarlandes)
Dong Ye (Professor, LMAM)
Mourad Ammar (Ph.D. student, Université du Luxembourg and LMAM)
Cyril Charignon (Ph.D. student, Institut Elie Cartan Nancy)

Mathieu Geist (Ph.D. student, LMAM, Supélec and Arcelor-Mittal)
Timo Pohlen (Ph.D. student, Universität Trier)


Lectures: Bâtiment UFR MIM, Lecture Hall Poncelet, Building of the UFR MIM

Program: version PDF with abstracts   (preliminary as of 01/12/08)
Wednesday, December 3
13:30   Opening
13:45-14:45   M. Geist: "Kalman Temporal Differences"
15:00-16:00   C. Charignon: "Buildings"
16:00-16:45   Coffee break
16:45-17:45   F.-O. Schreyer: "Groebner Basics and Applications"
17:45-19:30   (time to visit individually the inner city of Metz)
19:30   Dinner


Thursday, December 4
 9:30-10:30   M. Ammar: "Deformation Quantization"
10:30-11:00   Coffee break
11:00-12:00   T. Pohlen: "Universality: An Overview and Prospect"
12:00-13:30   Lunch break
13:45-14:45   Dong Ye: "Prescribing the Jacobian Determinant"
14:45   Closing


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Participants: (last update: 02/12/08)

Albert, Frédéric (LMAM)
Ammar, Mourad (U du Luxembourg)
Avuglah, Richard Kodzo (TU Kaiserslautern)
Ayadi, Imen (LMAM)
Balleier, Carsten (LMAM and U Paderborn)
Boussandel, Sahbi (LMAM)
Butt, Azhar Iqbal Kashif (TU Kaiserslautern)
Charignon, Cyril (IECN)
Chopp, Mikaël (LMAM and U du Luxembourg)
De Valeriola, Sébastien (UC Louvain)
Di Cosmo, Jonathan (UC Louvain)
Elloumi, Mounir (LMAM)
Garnier, Stéphane (LMAM)
Geist, Mathieu (LMAM, Supélec, Arcelor-Mittal)
Horbenko, Nataliya (TU Kaiserslautern)
Kimathi, Mark E. M. (TU Kaiserslautern)
Kimouche, Louisa (U du Luxembourg)
Lassagne, Ivan (LMAM)
Malik, Amin (U Libre de Bruxelles)
Mohamed Moutuou, El-Kaïoum (LMAM)
Peter, Mathias (U du Luxembourg)
Pohlen, Timo (U Trier)
Rey Alcantara, Alexandre (LMAM)
Roland, Michael (U des Saarlandes)
Schreyer, Frank-Olaf (U des Saarlandes)
Sharma, Vikash (TU Kaiserslautern)
Voglaire, Yannick (UC Louvain)
Wurzbacher, Tilmann (LMAM)
Ye, Dong (LMAM)

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Hotel accommodation:

Those participants who have asked for accomodation will have their rooms in the:

Hôtel du Centre
14, rue Dupont-des-Loges
57000 Metz

Tél: +33 (0)

Details about the hotel are on its website.

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The completed registration form was to be returned by November 27, 2008 to:
        M. Mikaël Chopp
        Phone: +33 (0)3 87 54 72 65
Please click here to download the registration form (OpenDocument file)    or    (text file)    or    (Microsoft Excel file)
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Mme Isabelle Naviliat
Phone: +33 (0)3 87 54 72 95
Fax: +33 (0)3 87 54 72 72

Web page: Carsten Balleier