Laplacians, Walks, Condensation – On the Occasion of Michiel van den Berg's 65th Birthday

3 July 2017, 9.00 AM - 7 July 2017, 5.00 PM

SM3 and SM4, School of Mathematics

On the occasion of the 65th birthday of Michiel van den Berg, and the closing of the Leverhulme international network grant for Laplacians, Random Walks, Bose Gases and Quantum Spin Systems, a workshop on Laplacians, Walks and Condensation will be held at the School of Mathematics.

If you wish to attend any or all of the workshop please register to help us keep track of numbers.

Please see the Laplacians, Walks and Condensation workshop programme (PDF, 331kB) and list of speakers below for further details. Please note the programme may be subject to change.


Rodrigo Bañuelos, Purdue

Erwin Bolthausen, Zürich

Dorin Bucur, Chambery

Thomas Carroll, Cork

Nick Crawford, Haifa

Frank den Hollander, Leiden

Peter Gilkey, Oregon

Katie Gittins, Neuchâtel

Thomas Kappeler, Zürich

Roman Kotecký, Warwick

Michael Levitin, Reading

Ivor McGillavray, Bristol

Peter Moerters, Bath

Bruno Nachtergaele, UC Davis

Carlo Nitsch, Naples

Christophe Sabot, Lyon

Pierre Tarrès, Shanghai & Paris

John Toland, Bath

Bálint Tóth, Bristol & Budapest

Cristina Trombetti, Naples

Daniel Ueltschi, Warwick

Dirk van der Marel, Geneva

Aernout van Enter, Groningen

Getting here

By train: Arrive at Bristol Temple Meads Station, walk (15-20 minutes) or take a taxi to the Bristol Hotel (£10-12).

By bus: Arrive at Bristol Bus Station, walk (20-25 minutes) or take a taxi to the Bristol Hotel (£10-15)

By air: Arrive at Bristol airport, take the A1 bus (Bristol Flyer, £11 return, £7 one-way) to Bristol Bus and Coach Station, then walk (20-25 minutes) or a taxi to the Bristol Hotel (£10-15) OR take a taxi direct to the hotel (£30-£35)

Arriving at Heathrow: Go to (Heathrow) Central Bus Station (10-15 minute walk from the terminals); then take a bus to Bristol (costs around £40 bought on the day). There are buses to Bristol up to every hour on weekdays. Arrive at Bristol Bus Station. Walk (20-25 minutes) or take a taxi from there to the hotel (£10-15).

Contact information

Academic Organisers: Bálint Tóth, Frank den Hollander

Practical information:

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