From Quadratic Forms to Algebraic Groups

18-23 February 2007

Monte Verità, Ascona, Switzerland

Conference held at the Centro Stefano Franscini, Monte Verità.


Jean-Louis Colliot-Thélène (Paris, Orsay)
Philippe Gille (Paris, ENS)
Detlev Hoffmann (Nottingham)
Bruno Kahn (Paris, Jussieu)
Hanspeter Kraft (Basel)
Alexander Merkurjev (UCLA)
Ivan Panin (Bielefeld)
Parimala (Atlanta, Emory)
Markus Rost (Bielefeld)
Jean-Pierre Tignol (Louvain-la-Neuve)
Charles Walter (Nice)


Nikita Karpenko (Paris, Jussieu)
Jean-Pierre Serre (Paris)
Alexander Vishik (Moscow)

Current list of invited participants.
Organizers: Paul Balmer, Eva Bayer-Fluckiger and Max Knus.
Program: Here is the detailed schedule of the week.
Arrival date: Sunday February 18 (from 3pm onwards). Registration from 4pm to 7pm.
Departure date: Friday February 23 (after the talks, around 4pm).
Travel information: see the CSF location webpage.
Free minibus transfer from the Locarno train station to Monte Verità on Sunday: at 3:30, 4:30 and 5:30pm (11 seats).
Registration fee: CHF 100.00 (or EUR 65.00 or US$ 85.00) payable upon arrival on Sunday.
Sponsors: The Centro Stefano Franscini, the ETH Institute for Mathematical Research (FIM) and the Zurich Graduate School in Mathematics.

Last update: 13 February, 2007. Maintainer: