Conference: Quantum Geometry 2022

Faroe Islands

The Faroe Islands
June 20-24, 2022

The conference will focus on aspects on quantum geometry

 

 

  • Angelo Lucia, Universidad Complutense de Madrid
  • Anna Beliakova, University of Zürich
  • Antti Kupiainen, University of Helsinki
  • Andrzej Sitarz, the Jagiellonian University, Krakow  
  • Des Johnston, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh
  • George Savvidy, NCSR, Demokritos, Athens
  • François David, IPhT Saclay, France
  • Jakob Bjørnberg, University of Gothenburg
  • Jakob Yngvason, University of Vienna
  • Jan Ambjørn, University of Copenhagen
  • John Wheater, University of Oxford
  • Jürg Froehlch, ETH Zürich
  • Martin Loebl, Charles University, Prague
  • Niels Obers, University of Copenhagen
  • Peter Orland, the City University of New York
  • Philippe Chassaing, Université de Lorraine
  • Renate Loll, Radboud University
  • Ryszard Nest, University of Copenhagen
  • Sigurdur Stefansson, University of Iceland
  • Søren Eilers, University of Copenhagen
  • Thordur Jonsson, University of Iceland

See lecture titles and abstracts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click names for lecture title and abstract

Tuesday June 21  


09:00-09:15


Welcome/Jan Philip Solovej

09:15-10:00

Thordur Jonsson

10:00-10:45

Renate Loll

10:45-11:15

Coffee break

11:15-12:00

Jan Ambjørn

12:00-13:30

Lunch break

13:30-14:15

Jürg Fröhlich

14:15-15:00

John Wheater

15:00-15:30

Coffee break

15:30-16:00

Ryszard Nest

16:00-16:30

Des Johnston

16:30-16:45

16:45-17:45

Break

QMATH PhD and postdoc poster session

 

Dinner on your own

Wednesday June 22

08:45-09:30

Anna Beliakova

09:30-10:15

Martin Loebl

10:15-10:30

Coffee break

10:30-11:15

Niels Obers

11:15-11:45

Angelo Lucia

11.45-12:30

Lunch break

12:30

14:00:16:00

Bus departs for Vestmanna

Boat trip to Vestmannabjørgini (depending on the weather forecast)

16:30:18:30

18:30

Social event and refreshments at Bergfinnur’s place

Skálavegur 12, Vestmanna

Bus departs for Tórshavn
Dinner on your own

Thursday June 23

 

09:15-10:00

François David

10:00-10:45

Antti Kupiainen

10:45-11:15

Coffee break

11:15-12:00

Andrzej Sitarz

12:00-13:30

Lunch break

13:30-14:15

Jakob Yngvason

14:15-15:00

Søren Eilers

15:00-15:30

Coffee break

15:30-16:00

Sigurdur Stefansson

16:00-16:30

Jakob Björnberg

19:00-22:00

Dinner at Hotel Føroyar, Oyggjarvegur 45, Tórshavn.

Friday June 24

 

09:15-10:00

Philippe Chassaing

10:00-10:45

Peter Orland

10:45-11:15

Coffee break

11:15-12:00

George Savvidy

12:00-13:00

Lunch break and farewell

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Conference Venue

The conference will take place at:

Læraraskúlin

Frælsid 20, Tórshavn

The Faroe Islands

It takes approximately 30 minutes to walk from both Hotel Brandan and Hotel Føroyar to the conference venue.

Find your way in Tórshavn by Google Maps

Public Transportation

Public transport around the islands is efficient and wallet-friendly as ferries are government-subsidized and can cost as little as DKK 15. If you purchase multi-day Travel Cards (DKK 500 for 4 days), they can be used on all buses and ferries, with the exception of the one to Mykines. Additionally, you can catch a bus that travels around Tórshavn, including to the historic village of Kirjubøur. If you have the time to travel according to the pace of the timetables, you won’t need to rent a car or book a bus tour.

More information about getting around in buses and ferries.

The timetables and prices for the public transport can be found on ssl.fo. They also have travel cards that cover all their network the only exception being the ferry to Mykines. You can buy the travel card at the information desk at the airport in Vágar or at Farstøðin, the main bus terminal in Tórshavn.

All ferries accept credit card, but the you need cash for the busses (with exception of route 300 between the airport and Tórshavn – here you can also pay with card)

Airport Shuttle

The time schedule for bus 300 between Vágar Airport and Tórshavn. It takes approx. 40 minutes from Vágar Airport to Tórshavn. Taxies can also be pre-booked or hired. More information on how to get to and from the airport.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mainly invited speakers with an accompanying partner are accommodated at:

Hotel Føroyar
Oyggjarvegur 45
FO-100 Tórshavn
+298 317500
johanna@hotelforoyar.com

QMATH and other speakers are staying at:

Hotel Brandan
Oknarvegur 2
FO -100, Tórshavn
Faroe Islands
+298 309200 
groups@hotelbrandan.fo

 

 

If you’re looking at trying traditional Faroese food (fermented lamb and fish, rye bread, blood sausage and stewed rhubarb), check out the new restaurant, Ræst (the Faroese word for “fermentation”).

Other excellent restaurants that serve Faroese produce include Barbara Fish House, Katrina ChristiansenÁarstova and ROKS.

Places like Angus Steakhouse, Italian-inspired Toscana and Restaurant Hafnia serve great steaks. Other good restaurants are Skeiva Pakkhús (an Italian inspired restaurant) and The Tarv (Grill House).

For vegan/vegetarian eaters, newly opened Restaurant Ruts is the place to go.

Good cafés include Brell, Kaffihúsið, GómagottKafé Umami, and Kafé Kaspar in Tórshavn  Check out the Faroes’ only juice bar at No 12.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please register for the boat trip/social event on June 22 and conference dinner on June 23, including your food restrictions, no later than June 10.

Registration form