You may arrive by taxi and get off at University Centre (UC).
Walk to the south corner (where you can see the bookstore, beside the big WHITE building under construction,) of UC and
take the slowly ascending concrete path (UP along the construction FENCE) to pass the slope of tall pine trees. You will see a wing of the HP building.
If you arrive by bus, get off at the main bus stop on the west side of the Otrain station.
Walk in the southwest direction to University Centre and further to the concrete path.
August 9, 8:15--17:00; August 10, 8:30--16:45; August 11, 8:45--13:50
Opher Baron (University of Toronto)
Peter Caines (McGill University)
Shui Feng (McMaster University)
Genevieve Gauthier (HEC Montreal)
Aditya Mahajan (McGill University)
Roland Malhame (Ecole Poly. de Montreal)
Ravi Mazumdar (University of Waterloo)
David McDonald (University of Ottawa)
Wei Sun (Concordia University)
Javad Tavakoli (UBC)
Vladimir Vinogradov (Ohio University)
Serdar Yuksel (Queen's University)
Xiaowen Zhou (Concordia University)
Participants (to update; including student/postdoc speakers)
Jalal Khamse Ashari (Carleton University)
Alaba Boluwade (Aquanty Inc. and Brandon University)
Jhelum Chakravorty (McGill University)
Haosui Duanmu (University of Toronto)
Ehssan Ghashim (Carleton University)
Romina Hassani (McGill University)
Minyi Huang (Carleton University)
Alireza Jalaeian (Queen's University)
Ali Kara (Queen's University)
Ryan Kinnear (University of Waterloo)
Curtis McDonald (Queen's University)
Sina Sanjari (Queen's University)
Gennady Shaikhet (Carleton University)
Alex Shestopaloff (Univesrity of Toronto)
Jean Vaillancourt (HEC Montreal)
Thirupathaiah Vasantam (University of Waterloo)
Jun Yang (University of Toronto)
Mengjie Zhou (Carleton University)
Farshid Zoghalchi (University of Toronto)
Registration fee: Cash only, sorry for the inconvenience as we do not have a credit card machine.
A receipt will be issued.
Workshop dinner: 7 pm, August 10, 2017. Location to be announced.
For student participants -- Although the registration time is quite flexible, your early confirmation of participation is appreciated. This will give us
extra time for the planning on the workshop dinner and catering, and for the preparation of name tags, etc.
(1) Regular registration fee with a workshop dinner ticket: $90 including lunches, coffee breaks and a buffet dinner
(alcohol by individual order). Extra dinner ticket: 40$
(2) Reduced registration fee without attending the workshop dinner: $50 including lunches and coffee breaks
Sorry for this complication since Fields fund is not allowed for food.
Update on Aug 8, 2017:
The workshop dinner will be at Mandarin Restaurant. Address:
290 W Hunt Club Rd, Nepean, ON (West of Prince Wales Dr, and east of Merivale Rd).
After tax and tips, the cost per head is slightly more than 30$.
Below we slightly adjust related fees down accordingly.
(1) Regular registration fee is now 50$ + 30$ = 80$ (attending dinner). The cost of an extra dinner ticket is now 30$.
(2) Reduced registration fee is now 50$ (without attending dinner)
Accommodation and Travel Information
Some hotels (reasonable rate; assistance to invited speakers available if requested)
On campus accommodation:
Each summer the university converts its residences into a big hotel of thousands of rooms.
Students and postdocs are encouraged to take this option of comfortable and affordable accommodations (Rates from $42.00/per night), and in particular check room types of traditional singles/doubles; please make your own booking, and do reimbursement later if you are offered support.
Some professors visiting Carleton sometimes
stay in its suites with better conditions.
Student and postdoc support: We have limited funding for graduate students and postdocs
to be used for lodging (and travel expenses for bus/train cost subject to availability).
If you wish to be considered for support, please email to Minyi Huang (mhuang (at) math (dot) carleton (dot) ca) with email subject line "SPA17 Funding".
We strongly encourage you to use on campus accommodation (for traditional singles/doubles), and in this case
our support will be enough to reimburse you for up to 3 nights if you are offered funding.
Daily rate: P5 ($11); P9 ($14); P2 ($14, 4 hr maximum); see more information
Transportation: How to get to Carleton University
The Carleton University campus is connected to the downtown area by two buses: Routes 4 and 7. Get off the bus at the Otrain stop.
From Ottawa International Airport to downtown:
Taxi (about $25-30), or bus route 97.
From Ottawa airport to Carleton University: Taxi (about $20-25), or bus Route 97, change to bus Route 4 at
Billings Bridge station (use the ticket for transfer).
The Greyhound Bus Station is at 265 Catherine Street, located in the downtown area.
The Ottawa VIA train station is at 200 Tremblay Road.
From the nearby bus station (over the bridge from the VIA train station), you can take one of several buses showing the destination Hurdman, where many buses are available for traveling to the downtown area, including Route 4 to Carleton University.