About the conference

A conference in honour of Dale Rolfsen will take place July 1 - July 5, 2013 at the CIRM (International Center of Mathematical Meetings), in Luminy, Marseille. This conference will bring together a community of researchers whose interests are connected with the interplay between 3-manifold topology, ordered groups and dynamics. Ten invited speakers have agreed to speak for one hour on these topics.

The conference will start on Monday, July 1st, at 9:00 am, and will end on Friday, July 5th, at noon.

Registration, Accommodation and transportation

Pre-registration is now open through the registration page. The registration fees will work on a sliding scale depending on the funding received, arrangements for payment will be communicated to participants after pre-registration closes.

In return, living expenses (rooms and meals) for all participants are covered by the organization. Travel costs of participants are not covered. It may not be possible to provide single rooms for all those who request it, some will be placed in double rooms.

Speakers and program

Once finalized, the program will be made available here. At pre-registration, participants are invited to submit an abstract for a 30 minute talk. The Scientific Committee will choose from these proposals in order to complete the program.

This conference is funded by PIMS, CIRM, GDR TRESSES (GDR 2105 CNRS), IMB (UMR 5584 CNRS), and the NSF (DMS - 1305714).