Geometry Workshop in Strobl 2019

International Workshop in Strobl: September 1-6, 2019

This workshop takes place at BIFEB, Strobl in the Salzkammergut area of the Austrian alps.

Aims and Scope

This meeting is similar to previous workshops Strobl 2007, Admont 2009, Obergurgl 2011, Strobl 2013, Seggau 2015, and Obergurgl 2017. Topics of this meeting include, but are not limited to: discrete differential geometry, computational geometry and topology; geometry processing; geometric methods in approximation theory and image processing; digital fabrication and design.

Organizers
Alexander Bobenko (TU Berlin), Helmut Pottmann (TU Wien, KAUST), Johannes Wallner (TU Graz).
Invited Speakers
Keenan Crane (Carnegie Mellon University)
Daniele Panozzo (Courant Institute)
Bernhard Thomaszewski (Univ. Montréal)
Schedule

The workshop begins with dinner on Sunday, September 1, 2019, and ends with breakfast on Friday, September 6, 2019. The scientific program is Monday September 2 to Thursday September 5, interrupted by an excursion.

Organization details

Accommodation in Strobl is booked by the organizers. Participants stay at the conference venue. Ph.D. students are expected to share a room. Accommodation including breakfast, lunch and dinner costs aprooximately EUR 78 per day.

Travel

Travel to Strobl is mainly via Salzburg, which has an international airport and train connections to Munich and Vienna. From Salzburg you can take regional bus No. 150, to Hof-Fuschl-St. Gilgen-Strobl-Bad Ischl, which departs from Salzburg Hauptbahnhof, i.e., from the main railway station. At the time of writing, it leaves 15-20 minutes after the full hour. You have to alight in Strobl Busbahnhof (approx. 1 h 10 minutes from Salzburg Hauptbahnhof). You can buy the bus ticket from the driver.

To catch this bus from Salzburg airport, you can either get a cab to Salzburg Hauptbahnhof, or you can use public transport (Bus No. 2 to Salzburg Hauptbahnhof, 20 minutes; an alternative is Bus No. 10 to Salzburg Gnigl S-Bahn, 30 minutes). Closer to the event, the web page of Austrian federal railways can be used to determine the exact schedule: [link].

Once in strobl, it is a 10 minutes walk to the conference venue (see map). If they know you are coming, they can pick you up (Tel. +43 6137 6621-0, email office@bifeb.at).
Touristic Information
Wolfgangsee2007.jpg from wikipedia    

The conference takes place in the Salzkammergut area, which enjoys a very nice combination of mountains and lakes, and has a long history of tourism. The conference venue is located at the of shore of Wolfgangsee, where you can go for a swim. Nearby Hallstatt is a UNESCO world heritage site on two counts: the prehistoric salt mines and archeological sites on the one hand, and natural beauty on the other hand.



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