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As part of the Theme Year 1999-2000

AARMS-CRM Workshop on
Bäcklund & Darboux Transformations:
The Geometry of Soliton Theory

A. V. Bäcklund

June 4-9, 1999

Halifax, Nova Scotia

The objective of this workshop is to bring together active researchers in the general field of soliton science to present original results and reviews concerning the development and applications of Bäcklund and Darboux transformations.
Gaston Darboux
A. V. Bäcklund Gaston Darboux

Mark J. Ablowitz (Colorado), Alan Coley (AARMS, Dalhousie), Athanassios S. Fokas (Imperial College), Decio Levi (Roma 3), Peter J. Olver (Minnesota), Colin Rogers (New South Wales), Pavel Winternitz (CRM)

The list of invited speakers includes:
M.J. Ablowitz (Colorado), Y.A. Aminov (Kharkiv), I. Anderson (Utah State), N. Atakishiyev (UNAM, Mexico), Y. Berest (Berkeley), O. Bogoyavlenskij (Queen's), M. Boiti (Lecce), J. Cieslinski (Warsaw), P. Clarkson (Kent), A. Coley (AARMS, Dalhousie), R. Conte (CEA-Saclay), F. Estabrook (Caltech), M. Fels (Utah State), E. Ferapontov (Steklov Math. Inst., Moscow), D. Finley (New Mexico), A.S. Fokas (Imperial College), J. Gegenberg (New Brunswick), V.I. Gromak (Bielorussian State), A. Grünbaum (UC Berkeley), M. Grundland (CRM), M. Gurses (Bilkent), M. Havlicek (Faculty of Nuclear Science, Prague), J. Hietarinta (*) (Turku), L. Hlavaty (Czech Technical Univ.), C. Hoenselaers (Loughborough), N. Joshi (Adelaide), N. Kamran (McGill), A. Kasman (MSRI), B. Konopelchenko (Lecce), M. Kruskal (Rutgers), V. Kuznetsov (Leeds), S. Lafortune (CRM), M. Legaré (Alberta), D. Levi (Roma 3), Wen-Xiu Ma (City Univ., Hong Kong), P. Mathieu (Laval), O. Mokhov (Steklov Math. Inst., Moscow), M. Musette (Brussel), G. Neugebauer (Friedrich-Schiller), J. Nimmo (Glasgow), P.J. Olver (Minnesota), M. Paranjape (Montréal), F. Pempinelli (Lecce), O. Ragnisco (*) (Roma 3), S. Rauch (Linköping), E.G. Reyes (Utah State), C. Rogers (New South Wales), P. Santini (Roma 1), W. Schief (UNSW), R. Schmid (Emory), H. Steudel (Max-Planck Institute), A. Sym (*) (Warsaw), K. Tenenblat (Brasilia), Z. Thomova (SUNY, Utica) A. Turbiner (UNAM, Mexico), P. Wiegmann (*) (Chicago), P. Winternitz (CRM), W. Zakrzewski (*) (Durham)
(*) to be confirmed

Accomodation :
The meeting will be held at the Citadel Halifax Hotel in Halifax, Nova Scotia (1960 Brunswick Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada). Rooms for participnts have been reserved at the hotel. The cost for a room is $89.00 (Canadian) +15% sales tax. The cost is the same, whether the occupation is single, or double. The price is for the room only, not full board. We ask participants to make their reservations directly with the hotel. Important Dates:

Pre-workshop lectures :
The workshop will be preceeded by a series of introductory lectures on the same topic to be given at Dalhousie University, Halifax, N.S. from Wednesday June 2 through Friday June 4, 1999. Lecturers include N. Kamran, D. Levi, C. Rogers, W. Schief and others.

Detailed information

Registration Form

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