# Research Workshop on Parabolic Geometry

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**Research Workshop**

**Parabolic Geometry and PDE**

4 - 8 August 2008

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## Organisers

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## **Invited Speakers**

- Jesse Alt
- Stuart Armstrong
- Paul Baird
- Robert Bartnik
- Anthony D.Blaom
- Robert Bryant
- Andreas Cap
- Maciej Dunajski
- Michael Eastwood
- Jörg Frauendiener
- Matthias Hammerl
- Chong-Kyu Han
- Kengo Hirachi
- Ernie Kalnins
- Felipe Leitner
- Pengzi Miao
- Paul Andi Nagy
- Katharina Neusser
- George Sparling
- Jan Slovak
- Petr Somberg
- Vladimir Soucek
- Keizo Yamaguchi

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## Programme

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## **Themes**

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#### Prolonged differential systems

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#### Higher symmetries of PDE and their applications

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#### Geometric PDE

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#### Parabolic geometry (including Conformal geometry, CR geometry and related structures)

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#### Hyperbolic Geometry

The workshop is part of a Focussed Research Period **"Parabolic geometry, PDE and prolonged systems" ** July 20 - September 10 to be held at the University of Auckland as a key activity of the NZIMA programme "Conformal Geometry and its Applications" directed by Rod Gover and Gaven Martin.

**The organisers are also happy to acknowledge support from the NZIAS**.