The conference will be held at the Centre for Mathematical Sciences
(CMS), Wilberforce Road Cambridge in room MR2.
The workshop is supported by a Marie Curie Reintegration Grant within
the 7th European Community Framework Programme. We wish to
acknowledge additional support from the Department of Pure Mathematics
and Mathematical Statistics, University of Cambridge.
1. The default accommodation for speakers will be at the Møller
Center. This is a 5 minute walk from the Center for Mathematical
Sciences and about 20 minute walk from the city centre. The cost of
these rooms is £72+ VAT (ensuite, Bed and Breakfast). Booking
for this location should be made through the organisers.
A number of rooms have been set aside at Sidney Sussex College
(good for those who wish to relive their student days!) The cost of
these rooms start from £45 (ensuite, Bed and Breakfast). It
is centrally located, about 15 minutes from the Center for
Mathematical Sciences. These rooms should be booked online by March
1st to ensure availability
Instructions for booking: Visit Cambridge Rooms, go to
“availability” section on home page and enter the dates when
accommodation is required and enter the promotional code MATHS2012 and
then follow the onscreen instructions.
3. A further possibility is the University
Arms Hotel. There is an offer of a preferential rate £105 + VAT (for Bed and Breakfast)
which can be obtained by stating the room is associated to a
University event (subject to availability). It is about 30 minute
walk from the Center for Mathematical Sciences.
- CONFERENCE DINNER
There will be a conference dinner on Thursday 12 April in the Old
Library, Sidney Sussex College 7pm for 7.30pm. There is a charge of
30GBP for non-speakers. If you wish to attend please let the
organisers know before the start of the workshop, along with any
dietary requirements. If this cost prevents you from being able to
attend the dinner please let the organisers know and we will see what
can be done to help. Dress is informal, and guests are welcome
(subject to the same charge)
Detailed travel information can be found here. Note that the train
station is not in the town centre, and is about 30 minute walk from
the Centre for Mathematical Sciences. Good options are either to take
a taxi or one of the several buses to the city center followed by bus
C4 to Madingley Road.
Be advised that the most convenient airport is Stansted, followed by
Heathrow (Gatwick is considerably further). Please note also that
Monday 9th April is a Bank Holiday (national holiday) so trains and
other public transport will be working on a reduced schedule (see here
for train timetables)
For those for whom we are able to support travel expenses, please book
this yourself while being as economical as is reasonable. There will
be forms available to claim during the workshop. There is no
restriction as to which airline carriers may be used.
For those for whom we are able to support accommodation expenses,
please give your dates to the organisers by March 1st.
We are not expecting to fund further local expenses for non-speakers.
If this causes a problem that would prevent attendance please contact
There are two main lunch options. The most flexible and chepest
is the cafeteria at the CMS. The second is dining hall at Wolfson
Court, Girton College. This is adjacent to the CMS on Clarkson
Speakers are invited as guests of the workshop to lunch Wolfson Court
and need only give their name at the checkout. Other participants
will need to notify the organisers if they wish to use Wolfson court,
and then obtain a card from the porters lodge which can be loaded with credit (which is refundable if unused)
- WIFI ACCESS
Wifi at the Center for Mathematical Sciences can be accessed through
EduRoam or through a personal account that will be made available at
the start of the workshop. At the Møller Center, complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access is available
throughout all public areas
- DINNER SUGGESTIONS
Light snacks are available as room service only in the Møller Center.
The most convenient dinner options are restaurants in the center of
Cambridge such as:
- D'ARYS PUB
- PUNTER PUB
- ST JOHN'S CHOPHOUSE
- TERI AKI
- YIPPE NOODLE BAR