A Field's Institute Sponsored Workshop

New Directions in Inverse Semigroups

Dept. of Mathematics & Statistics
University of Ottawa

June 1-4 , 2016 

(to be coordinated with the local Fields Workshop: Workshop on Dynamical Systems and Operator Algebras
hosted by:  T. Giordano, V. Pestov, and C. Starling. New Dates: May 30-June 1.
June 1 will be an overlapping day, with some joint talks in the morning and afternoon.

Local Webpage: Now Including Talks!

Some of the Invited Speakers  (Some talks included)                                                                     Contributed Talks


Fields Webpage for this Workshop: Registration and Description

(The Fields workshop Registration is now available. Please Register!
You will also be able to register locally)


Local Information

                                                                            Department of Mathematics and Statistics                     Organizers:
                                                                            University of Ottawa,                                                   Pieter Hofstra  613-562-5800,  ext. 3494   (phofstra@uottawa.ca)        
                                                                            585 King Edward Ave                                                   Philip Scott 613-562-5800 ext. 3502  (phil@site.uottawa.ca)                                            
                                                                            (#10 on the maps).                                               


Restaurants & Accommodation

Friel Dorms: We have reserved some dorm suites in the Friel dorms, 240 Friel.     Friel Residence (Local Map)

Information on Restaurants will be distributed at the meeting.

Desmarais Building  (Conference Site)  is in 1140  Desmarais Bldg., 55 Laurier East) Parking available near Desmarais      ----------------->    Campus Map

Hotels and B&B's (1 $ U.S. = 1.31 $ Can. (May 24, 2016) ;  1 Euro = 1.46 CAD)

The Business Inn near the university and the meeting (180 MacLaren).  We will arrange for some rooms at special
prices.   Web-page: http://thebusinessinn.com/    .  It's a short walk to the meeting over Laurier Bridge.   Business Inn to Desmarais Hall Map
: Available at hotel (or contact the organizers).

The Novotel Ottawa near the corner of Nicholas and Daly, close to Downtown and U. Ottawa. 3 Nicholas Street, Ottawa, ON K1N    
(Phone)  613-230-3033).  web-page: http://www.novotelottawa.com/home/novotelottawahotels.shtm
: Available at hotel (or contact the organizers). Short walk to meeting, over Laurier Bridge.

Contact Philip Scott:   phil@site.uottawa.ca  or  Pieter Hofstra :  phofstra@uottawa.ca

B&B's   (Near Ottawa U.):  ask the organizers

Special Events:

Informal Reception:  Sunday night, Mathematics Department (585 King Edward)  6pm-9pm
Joint Workshop Banquet:  Indian Buffet,   Tues, March 31.   At East India Company, 210 Somerset St W, Ottawa.  Map to Restaurant

Directions to the campus and Campus Parking:

From the airport, by taxi. The ride costs about $35.

From the airport, by bus. From the airport, take bus 97 to the "Laurier" bus stop. From there it is a short walk to campus (see the area map above)

 For your orientation, you can also consult the transitway map on the right.

From the train station, by bus. You take bus 95 from the train station to the "Laurier" bus stop (number 12 on the above area and campus maps). The ride takes only about 10 minutes. You can find the #95 bus schedules here.

By car. From highway 417 (Queensway), take exit 118 marked "Nicholas St". This will put you on the above area map.
If you come from the East (Montreal direction), keep to the right, go straight and you immediately are on King Edward and Mann, going North.
Coming from the West (Toronto direction), just follow Nicholas St. At Laurier, turn right and you will
come to King Edward in 2 blocks.

Parking around U. Ottawa can be difficult (although weekends are easier).  Contact P. Scott for more info.

Last updated:  May24, 2016  by Phil Scott