Cartan geometry and related topics

Winter School, Geilo, Norway, March 5-9, 2023


You are invited to join our winter school on "Cartan Geometry and Related Topics". Participants are invited to stay from Sunday March 5 to Thursday March 9. The scientific program for the winter school will begin in the evening of March 5 with an introduction lecture to Cartan geometry, and will also include a morning session on March 9.

The main lecturers are:

In addition to these, the meeting will have regular / contributed lectures by participants.

Program schedule
Lunch / dinner menu

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Geilo is a winter sports location in the mountains on the train-line from Bergen to Oslo. Traveling from either city will take around 3 hours and 40 minutes.

Hotel and School Venue

The winter school will be held in Bardøla Fjelltun. This is also where the participants will be staying during the winter school.

Services available at Bardøla Fjelltun: All meals will be provided at this hotel. There is a daily bus from the hotel to the ski slopes. The hotel also has a pool, gym and sauna.

Recommended travel route to Geilo: It is recommended to take a plane to either Oslo or Bergen and then take the train to Geilo from one of these cities. Traveling from Oslo Airport to the main train station, there is an express train connecting them. Bergen Airport and train station is connected by tram. Click here for train tickets.


Please go to this page and register your interest to participate. (You can edit your reply later.)  Travel costs are not supported by the conference.  We have some funds to support several participants, especially from Norway, with accommodation and meals at the conference hotel.  For students not too familiar with Cartan Geometry, there will be an introduction lecture on Sunday evening (March 5).  On Monday-Wednesday, there will be breaks in the afternoon, allowing time for discussions or skiing, as part of the program.   The deadline for registration is January 15, 2023. If you edit your reply after this day, please also notify the organizers.

We especially encourage Norwegian Master and Ph.D. students to participate.

Organizers and funders

If you have any questions, please contact one of the organizers:

The winter school is supported by the project Pure Mathematics in Norway, funded by the Trond Mohn Foundation and Tromsø Research Foundation.