CAST 2020: Scope & Aim

This is the 14th workshop in the series of 3-day-workshops on Symplectic Geometry, Contact Geometry and Interactions, usually abbreviated by "CAST" plus the year it is taking place. So this workshop will be CAST 2020 and it takes place between 6-8 February 2020 at the University of Antwerpen.

Please note the following: Contrary to previous CAST-workshops, the talks already start on THURSDAY MORNING but end on SATURDAY BEFORE LUNCH, see SCHEDULE/PROGRAM !

CONTACT: cast2020.antwerpen AT

The previous workshops took place in Berlin (2019), Uppsala (2018), Nantes (2017), Augsburg (2016), Lyon (2015), Lisbon (2014), Les Diablerets (2013), Madrid (2012), Uppsala (2011), Paris (2010), Strasbourg (2009), Brussels (2008), and Lille (2007).

The workshop CAST2021 was supposed to take place in Bochum (Feb 11-13, 2021) but is COVID-19 postponed to 2022.

CAST 2020 is (partially) funded by the Excellence of Science project "Symplectic techniques in differential geometry".


Schedule & Program & Booklet

The talks already start on THURSDAY MORNING but end on SATURDAY BEFORE LUNCH (contrary to previous CAST-workshops) !

On Thursday & Friday, the workshop takes place in lecture hall M.004 and on Saturday in lecture hall C.003 on campus Stadscampus (abbreviated by CST.xx or S.xx) in Building M resp. Building C of the University of Antwerp. Click here for an overview map and here for a campus map and consult the booklet below for further information.

In addition, we also reserved some seminar rooms (M.104 on Thursday and M.101 & M.107 on Friday) for informal discussions among participants.

  1. SCHEDULE of the TALKS: click here!
  2. For titles & abstracts, either click on the links in the list of speakers above or consult the workshop booklet below.
  3. Booklet of the workshop (maps, schedule, abstracts, further info).

Registration and funding deadlines

Deadline for funding application: PASSED (October 15, 2019)

Deadline for registration: PASSED (December 31, 2019)