NATO Advanced Study Institute
Conformal Invariance and
Edinburgh, 8 to 19 July 2003 Scientific Programme | ASI
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will be held in the James Clerk Maxwell Building of the University of
Edinburgh. This building, which also houses the
Mathematics and Statistics Department,
is situated within the King's Buildings complex in the south of Edinburgh, a
short bus ride from the centre of Edinburgh. Lunch, tea and coffee will be
provided at the venue.
For more information on how to get to Edinburgh,
please look at our Travel Page. If you
are travelling from overseas you may require an entry visa. A European visa
does not guarantee entry to the UK. Please use this link to the
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Form to find out if you need a visa and if so how to apply for one.
The meeting will start on the evening of Tuesday 8
July with an informal buffet combined with Registration at Pollock Halls.
Lectures will start on Wednesday morning and continue to the afternoon Saturday
12 July. The programme will start again on Monday 14 and will continue to the
afternoon of Friday 18 July.
We have reserved a
number of single study-bedrooms at
Halls, a University of Edinburgh student residence just to the south-east
of the city-centre. Some ensuite rooms may be available at an additional
charge. Breakfast and evening meals will also be available there. Rooms have
been reserved from the evening of Tuesday 8 to the morning of Saturday 19 July.
ICMS cannot guarantee the availability of rooms. Priority will be given to ASI
students and invited lecturers.
Participants are also free to make
their own arrangements for accommodation and ICMS staff will be happy to
Registration fee is £60 is usually payable one
month before the ASI begins. For those attending the Workshop only, the Fee is
2. ASI costs
The costs will be invoiced prior to
the meeting and must be paid at the very latest at Registration.
Residential Fee - £440
This covers dinner, bed and breakfast (in a
standard room) from the evening of Tuesday 8 July to the morning of Saturday 19
July; lunch for the 10 full days of the conference; and an evening meal every
day (with the exception of Saturday 12 July) until and including Friday 18
(b) Residential Fee for the second week of ASI only - £245
Covers dinner, bed and breakfast (in a standard room) from the evening of
Sunday 13 July to the morning of Saturday 19 July, lunch for 5 workshop days
and an evening meal from (and including) Sunday 13 to Friday 18 July.
(c) Non-residential Fee for the entire period - £95
To cover the
Registration Buffet, lunches and refreshments during the Conference.
(d) Non-residential Fee for the second week only - £40
cover the costs of lunches and refreshments during the Workshop.
There are some funds available to support
participants to the ASI. Final decisions regarding support will be made during
the last week of May.
(a) NATO has made an award to cover some of the
costs of eligible ASI students (i.e. those from NATO, Partner and Mediterranean
Dialogue Counties http://www.nato.int/science/e/eapc.htm).
ASI students are expected to stay for the entire period. (This funding is
therefore not available to those who wish to attend only the Workshop.)
(b) ICMS has funds from the LMS and EPSRC to assist UK mathematicians.
Each award is worth £200 and will be deducted from the total invoice.
This award is also open to those who wish to attend only week 2 of the ASI
THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS FRIDAY 23 MAY
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