23 – 27 June 2014
Organisers: Gui-Qiang Chen (Oxford), Charlie Elliott (Warwick) and John King (Nottingham)
in association with the Newton Institute programme Free Boundary Problems and Related Topics
(6 January - 4 July 2014)
In conjunction with the Isaac Newton Institute programme, this is the 13th International Conference on Free Boundary Problems: Theory and Applications, in the series beginning in Montecatini (Italy, 1981) and succeeding in Maubuisson (France, 1984), Irsee (Germany, 1987), Montreal (Canada, 1990), Toledo (Spain, 1993), Zakopane (Poland, 1995), Crete (Greece, 1997), Chiba (Japan, 1999), Coimbra (Portugal, 2005), Stockholm (Sweden, 2008), and Chiemsee (Germany, 2012). The aim of the conference is to bring together mathematical scientists with interests in the theory, numerics and applications of free boundary problems and discuss recent significant advances and current trends/directions in Free Boundary Problems and Related Topics.
There will be seven focus sessions on Free Boundary Problems (FBPs):
Invited speakers will include:
Within the topics of the focus sessions we wish to solicit contributed talks. These will be of length approximately 25 minutes. Please answer 'Yes' to the question 'Do you wish to apply to present a talk?' on the application form, then follow the instructions for submitting your title and abstract.
The Registration Package includes admission to all seminars, lunches and refreshments on the days that lectures take place (Monday – Friday), wine reception and conference dinner, but does not include other meals or accommodation.
The Accommodation Package includes a registration fee, bed and breakfast accommodation at Wolfson Court from the evening of Sunday 22 June 2014 to breakfast on Saturday 28 June 2014, together with lunches and refreshments during the days that lectures take place (Monday – Friday). The conference dinner is also included, but no other evening meals.
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, such as Visiting Fellows, programme participants or their guests, the above charge will apply.
Lunch will be served at Wolfson Court in the Cafeteria from 12:30 to 13:30 on days that lectures take place.
Participants are free to make their own arrangements for dinner.
The Conference Dinner will take place at 19:30 on Wednesday 25 June at Christ's College. Dress is smart casual. 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 for the price of £50 each.
If you are on the dinner list please ensure you arrive by 19:15 at the College.