Days: the conference starts June 18 in the morning and ends June 22 at noon (Schedule)

* To be confirmed

Location of the conference:

The workshop takes place at the Université de Lille 1, Salle de Réunion, Bâtiment M2 (first floor), Cité Scientifique, Villeneuve d'Ascq, in the north of France. This lecture hall is located in the main building M2 of the department of mathematics. Some useful links

If you want to register please send an e-mail message to Romain Tessera  at 
tessera  @  phare  .  normalesup  .  org 
before end of May.                                        
Please specify in your message: 
  • the day and approximate time of your arrival and departure; 
  • the name of your university or institution;  
  • if you intend to participate at the conference dinner on Wednesday 20 June     
    (30 euros per person);
  • if you have any dietary restrictions.                      


The Conference is financially supported by:
  • the ANR-10-BLAN 0116 acronyme GGAA,
  • Laboratoire ``Paul Painleve'', University of Lille 1,
  • Mathematical Institute, the EPSRC grant "Geometric and analytic aspects of infinite groups", Oxford University,
  • GDR 2947 "Géométrie Non-Commutative",
  • The Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon.


Important information for students: We have booked university rooms for students. The front desk (réception) is located in "residence Bachelard".
On sunday, the front desk (to get the keys) opens from
08:00 to 11:00, from13:00 to 17:30, and the whole night from 20:30.
From 17:30 to 20:30: a participant will be waiting for the other participants at the front desk. 

People who are interested in the conference and are not financially supported by it should make their own reservation.
Below is a list of hotels

Here are two AppartHotels which propose rooms for 1-4 people, without breakfirst but with small citchen. They are also downtown Lille, but a bit further away from the railway stations.
If you want to search for a hotel yourself.