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Subfactors, higher geometry, higher twists and almost Calabi-Yau algebras

27th March 2017 to 31st March 2017
David Evans Cardiff University
Masaki Izumi Kyoto University
Vaughan Jones
Constantin Teleman University of Oxford

Workshop Theme

This workshop focuses on the interaction between subfactor theory and categorification or higher categories, higher geometry, functorial field theories, factorisation algebras, higher twists and higher pre-projective or almost Calabi-Yau algebras. The workshop will explore new connections and promote further investigations on these relationships.

Deadline for applications: 29th January 2017

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Please note members of Cambridge University are welcome to turn up and sign in as a non-registered attendee on the day(s) during the workshop and attend the lecture(s). Please note that we cannot provide you with any support including name badge, meals or accommodation.

In addition to visiting the INI, there are multiple ways in which you can participate remotely.



Registration Only
  • Registration Package: £230
  • Student Registration Package: £177

The Registration Package includes admission to all seminars, lunches and refreshments on the days that lectures take place (Monday - Friday), wine reception and formal dinner, but does not include other meals or accommodation.

Registration and Accommodation
  • Accommodation Package: £582

The Accommodation Package includes a registration fee, bed and breakfast accommodation from the evening of Sunday 26th March 2017 to breakfast on Saturday 1st April 2017, together with lunches and refreshments during the days that lectures take place (Monday - Friday). The formal dinner is also included, but no other evening meals.

Formal Dinner Only
  • Formal Dinner: £50

Participants on the Accommodation Package or Registration Package, including organisers and speakers, are automatically included in this event. For all remaining participants who would like to attend,  the above charge will apply.


Accommodation in single study bedrooms with shared facilities, breakfast and lunches are provided at TBC



Lunch will be served at Wolfson Court in the Cafeteria from 12:30 to 13:30 on days that lectures take place.

  • Accommodation Package and Registration Package participants should present their badge as payment for their meal
  • Those issued with a blue Institute door entrance card can add money onto the card via the Porters' Lodge at Wolfson Court
  • Other participants must purchase their meal using their dining card via the Porters' Lodge (forms can be found on the registration desk or at the Porters' Lodge)

Evening Meal

Participants are free to make their own arrangements for dinner.

Formal Dinner

The Formal Dinner will take place on 29 March 2017 at Christ's College. Participants on the Accommodation Package or Registration Package, including organisers and speakers, are automatically included in this event. All remaining participants are encouraged to attend at a charge of £50.

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