EuroConference VBAC 2003

Supported by the European Commission, High-Level Scientific Conferences, Contract no. HPCF-CT-2001-00248.

1-5 July, 2003 - Porto, Portugal

Dedicated to Andrei N. Tyurin

Final Report


The meeting will cover a range of topics in the area of Vector Bundles on Algebraic Curves with special emphasis on moduli spaces and topology.

The workshop is intended expecially for young researchers, both as participants and speakers. We aim to have an informal and cooperative atmosphere and allow plenty of time for discussion.

Invited Speakers



The meeting will be held at the Departamento de Matemática Pura , Faculdade de Ciências , Universidade do Porto.
Here you can find how to reach the Department and a Local Map of the area.
See also the page of the Centro de Matemática da Universidade do Porto.
Here you can find tourist information on Porto.

Scientific Committee

L. Brambila-Paz, O. García-Prada, P. Gothen, D. Hernández Ruipérez, F. Kirwan, H. Lange, P. Newstead (chair), W. Oxbury, E. Sernesi, C. Sorger.

Local Organizers

Carlos Florentino and Peter Gothen.


Funding will be available for accomodation, registration fee and possibly travel expenses for young researchers (aged up to 35) from the EU and associated states (*), with priority given to those from less favoured regions and to women researchers. Limited support may be available for young researchers from other countries.
(*) - Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Israel


There will be a registration fee of 70 euros, to be paid in cash on arrival (unless your fee is being covered by the organizers). The cost of board and accommodation is approximately 67 euros per day (single room) or 48.50 euros per day (shared double room).


If you wish to give a talk and/or apply for financial support, please register before March 1, 2003 . Otherwise, please register before April 15, 2003 (after this date we may not be able to guarantee availability of accommodation).


Please fill in the
On-line Registration Form.
(This form is no longer available)


The participants will be accommodated at the Hotel Tuela, which is located a few minutes' walk from the Department. The talks will start on Tuesday, July 1 and finish on Saturday, July 5; the standard arrival date is Monday, June 30 and the standard departure date is Sunday, July 6.



Fore more information on the meeting, please write to (Peter Gothen) or (Carlos Florentino).
For more information on VBAC activities see the VBAC web page.

This page is maintained by Carlos Florentino (e-mail: Last modified: April 24, 2003.

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