Update of information: 06 November 2013.
General. IWOTA 2014 will be held from July 14 to July 18, 2014 at the VU University in Amsterdam/The Netherlands. This is the week after MTNS 2014 , which will be held in Groningen. During the conference there will be two special days, one on the occasion of the 80th birthday of Dima Arov, and one on the occasion of the 65th birthday of Leiba Rodman. The conference is organized by: Tanja Eisner, Birgit Jacob, André Ran (chair), Hans Zwart. To contact the organizers with questions regarding IWOTA 2014, please write an email to iwota2014″at”gmail.com
Venue. The conference will be held in the building of the Faculty of Sciences at VU University. The buildings are marked “W & N” in the map below. The entrance is at De Boelelaan 1081 or 1085. The location is easily reached from anywhere in Amsterdam, by tram (lines 5, 16, 24), metro (line 51), or bus (besides the buslines marked on the map, lines 170 and 172 stop near the university at the Amstelveense weg). The conference location is in the southern part of the city, and can be reached from Schiphol airport via a short train ride (to station Amsterdam Zuid).
Registration will open in February 2014.
Special sessions will be organized by invitation of the organizers. Suggestions for special sessions may be put to the organizers. Such a suggestion should contain: title and short description of the special session, with a tentative list of speakers to be invited. Lectures in special sessions will be 25 minutes; a special session may consist of 4 or 8 such lectures. Suggestions for special sessions should be sent to the IWOTA 2014 email account: iwota2014″at”gmail.com
Contributed talks will be considered. Interested persons are requested to send in a title and abstract not later than March 1. Please prepare title and abstract in standard Latex, using only packages amsmath,amsfonts and amssymb, and submit via the IWOTA 2014 email account.
Program. The morning program will consist of a one-hour plenary lecture followed by two semi-plenary lectures (two or three in parallel). After the lunch break, from 13:30 to 18:00 there will be parallel sessions. Lectures in parallel sessions are 25 minutes each. Tentatively, the Wednesday afternoon will be free of lectures.