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Noncommutative Geometry 2016, Villa de Leyva, Colombia, June 20 – July 1, 2016

School and Conference on Noncommutative Geometry

Villa de Leyva, Colombia,  June 20 to July 1, 2016

Noncommutative Geometry is a growing and active field whose roots and branches intertwine with various areas of mathematics and physics. The school and conference on Noncommutative Geometry, Noncommutative Geometry 2016, aims at introducing advanced students and young researchers to various results and techniques from noncommutative geometry giving special attention to those which play a key role in applications. The lectures will focus on some of the main themes lying at the core of the current developments of the theory while the mini courses will provide both background and context for those themes.

Lecture Series:

Walter van Suijlekom (Radboud University Nijmegen)
Noncommutative geometry and particle physics

Farzad Fathizadeh (California Institute of Technology)
Heat kernel methods and local geometric invariants of noncommutative spaces

Özgür Ceyhan (University of Luxembourg)
Feynman integrals, associated arrangements and their motives

Gunther Cornelissen (Utrecht University)
Zeta functions in number theory and differential geometry in the light of noncommutative geometry

Bram Mesland (Leibniz Universität Hannover)
A categorical approach to spectral triples and KK-theory

Mini Courses:

Carolina Neira (Universidad Nacional de Colombia)
Hochschild cohomology and residues

Mario Velásquez  (Pontificia Universidad Javeriana)
Elements of K-theory

Andrés Reyes (Universidad de los Andes)
Basics of quantum field theory

Leonardo Cano (Universidad Sergio Arboleda)
Characteristic classes

Andrés Vargas (Pontificia Universidad Javeriana)
Spin manifolds and Dirac operators

Alexander Cardona (Universidad de los Andes)
Index theorems

Scientific committee:
Matilde Marcolli (California Institute of Technology)
Özgür Ceyhan (University of Luxembourg)

Organising committee:
Jorge Plazas  (Pontificia Universidad Javeriana)
Mario Velásquez  (Pontificia Universidad Javeriana)
Fernando Novoa  (Pontificia Universidad Javeriana)
Diana Guevara  (Pontificia Universidad Javeriana)


Masterclass on unbounded KK-theory in Copenhagen

At the end of a summer there will be a master class in Copenhagen on unbounded KK-theory and the more analytic aspects of non commutative geometry. During the master class there will be lecture series:
  • Matthias Lesch (University of Bonn)
    “Sums of regular self-adjoint operators”
  • Adam Rennie (University of Wollongong)
    “Applications of KK-theory in non-commutative geometry and physics”
  • Fedor Sukochev (University of New South Wales)
    “Introduction to Double Operator Integration and Quantum Differentiability of Essentially Bounded Functions on Euclidean Space”
The master class will take place 22-26/8 at the mathematics department in Copenhagen. More information can be found on:
There is funding for local expenses and possibilities for participants to contribute with talks. The deadline for registration is August 1st. If you want to stay in the shared accommodation booked by the department it is July 1st.