VIC2005: International Workshop on Algebra - 9 Feb 2005

VIC 2005: 9-10 February 2005


Victoria University will host a two-day international workshop on Algebra and Geometry. There will be a number of themes for the meeting including noncommutative geometry, quantum groups and representation theory. The meeting will help build cooperation and interaction between mathematicians in New Zealand and overseas.

Dates and venue

9-10 February 2005, Victoria University of Wellington

Invited speakers

  • Jianbei An (Auckland University, NZ)
  • Stefaan Caenepeel (Free University of Brussels, Belgium)
  • Huixiang Chen (Victoria University of Wellington, NZ)
  • Mia Cohen (Ben Gurion University, Israel)
  • Piotr M. Hajac (Mathematical Institute of Polish Academy, Poland)
  • Freddy Van Oystaeyen (University of Antwerp, Belgium)
  • Quanshui Wu (Fudan University, China)


General Information:

  • The deadline for registrations is 15 January 2005.
  • Morning and Afternoon Tea and Lunch will be provided on both days.


February 9-10, 2005, Kelburn Campus, VUW
Location: Cotton Building, CO341

Wednesday February 9
10:00-10:50 Fred Van Oystaeyen - Some ideas in noncommutative geometry and topology
11:00-11:30 Coffee
11:30-12:20 Huixiang Chen - Projective summands in tensor products of simple modules of finite dimensional Hopf algebras
12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:30-15:20 Jiabei An - Nilpotent block algebras
15:30-16:00 Coffee
16:00-16:50 Pitro Hajac - The Chern-Galois character
Thursday February 10
09:00-09:50 Mia Cohen - Fourier transforms for Hopf algebras
10:00-10:50 John Clark - Local-semi-T-nilpotency of families of module homomorphisms
11:00-11:30 Coffee
11:30-12:20 Ben Martin - Completely reducible subgroups of reductive algebraic groups
12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:30-15:20 Stefaan Caenepeel - The Brauer group of Azumaya corings and the second cohomology group
15:30-16:00 Coffee
16:00-16:50 Quanshi Wu - Classification of 4-dimensional Artin-Schelter regular algebras