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Geometry & Physics V

Université Cheikh Anta Diop, Dakar-Sénégal

SCHOOL: In the week preceding the conference, there will be lectures aimed to graduate students and young researchers.  

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Sponsors include:

  • National Science Foundation


  • IHES/Schlumberger Foundation

  • The Abdus Salam ICTP

  • Université Cheikh Anta Diop

  • African Mathematical Union



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  • GAP V -   May 14-19, 2007

    Scientific Program

    The conference is an annual event. The theme of this year's GAP meeting is: "Interactions between symplectic geometry, Lie group theory and Riemannian geometry". There will be six mini-courses, several talks given by participants and a poster session.

    The mini-courses will be given by:

  • Anton Alekseev (University of Geneva)
  • Augustin Banyaga (Penn State University)
  • Jean-Paul Dufour (University Montpellier 2)
  • Tudor Ratiu (EPF Lausanne, Switzerland)
  • Reyer Sjamaar (Cornell University)
  • Pol Vanhaecke (University of Poitiers)

  • The mini-courses will be in French but other talks can be either in English or French.

    Scientific Committee

  • Michele Audin (University of Strasbourg, France)
  • Cherif Badji (UCAD, Dakar, Sénégal)
  • Simone Gutt (ULB, Belgium)
  • Yvette Kosmann-Schwarzbach (Ecole Polytechnique de Paris)
  • Tudor Ratiu (EPF Lausanne, Switzerland)
  • Mamadou Sangharé (UCAD, Dakar, Sénégal)
  • Nguyen Tien Zung (Université Toulouse 3, France)
  • The conference is co-directed by:
    Hamidou Dathe (UCAD, Dakar), Aissa Wade (Penn State), and Ping Xu (Penn State).

    Local organizers:

    Moussa Baldé, Hamidou Dathe, Cheikh Diop,
    Cheikh Thiécoumba Gueye, Athoumane Niang,
    Salamon Sambou, Mamour Sankhé, and Bocar Touré

    Financial support:

  • We will cover travel and lodging expenses for a limited number of African participants.
  • We can provide partial support for US advanced graduate students and recent PhD's. To apply for financial support, email us at:
  • For other international participants, partial support for lodging will be provided.

    Social Program

    Among other things, we plan to organize excursions to Gorée Island and the Pink Lake.