Noncommutative and non-associative structures, braces and applications

11-15 March, 2018, Malta

The workshop is centered around noncommutative ring theory, the theory of braces and set-theoretic solutions of the QYBE equation.
One of its aims is to investigate connections between these areas and other research areas, such as Hopf algebras, quandle theory and noncommutative geometry.

Invited Speakers:

Bernhard Amberg
Vladimir Bavula
Aleksei Belov-Kanel
Tomasz Brzezinski
Francesco Catino
Ferran Cedó 
Fabienne Chouraqui 
Tatiana Gateva-Ivanova
Be'eri Greenfeld
Eric Jespers
Arnfinn Laudal
André Leroy 
Christian Lomp
Jerzy Matczuk
Florin Nichita
Jan Okniński
Wolfgang Rump
Sue Sierra
Ivan Shestakov
Uzi Vishne
Michael Wemyss
Michal Ziembowski

Invited speakers of tematic section on quandle theory:
Agata Pilitowska
Anna Zamojska

Invited PhD students section speakers:

Marco Castelli

Ilaria Colazzo

Giuseppina Pinto

Paola Stefanelli

Van Antwerpen 

Kayvan Nejabati Zenouz

Organising Commettee:

Agata Smoktunowicz (University of Edinburgh)
Uzi Vishne (Bar Ilan University)
Natalia Iyudu (University of Edinburgh)

To REGISTER please write with your name, afilliation. adress and arrival/departure dates to Uzi Vishne:

There will be a poster session; if you would like to present a poster please let us know.

The ABSTRACTS and tentative PROGRAM could be found here:

Practical information:

The venue of the Workshop is Hotel Kennedy Nova, Il-Gzira,
116 The Strand, 1027 Malta

Participants are advised to book accommodation in this or nearby hotels.
When booking with the Hotel Kennedy Nova, please mention the workshop,
they have special prices for our participants.

The Registration fee of 50 Euro to cover coffee breaks and room hiring  will be charged upon arrival, (students and retired mathematicians are exempt from the registration fee).


Direct  cheap flights to Luqa Malta International Airport (MLA) are available with budget airlanes like Easy Jet, etc. from such destinations as Edinburgh, Manchester, Glasgow, Bari, Cologne, Dublin, London Luton and Stansted, etc.
The  airport is 3,7 miles away from  the hotel.