Hypergeometric series and their generalizations in algebra,
geometry, number theory and physics

May 29 – June 1, 2012

Institut Henri Poincaré, Paris, France

Organizers: Jeremy Lovejoy (Paris), Tanguy Rivoal (Lyon)

We will have 19 one-hour lectures over 4 days. Here is the complete list of speakers:

George Andrews (Penn State)
Frits Beukers (Utrecht)
Hermann Boos (Wuppertal)
Kathrin Bringmann (Cologne)
Eric Delaygue (Grenoble)
Lucia Di Vizio (Paris)
Terry Gannon (Alberta)
Kazuhiro Hikami (Kyushu)
Frédéric Jouhet (Lyon) slides
Christian Krattenthaler (Vienna) slides
Laura Matusevich (Texas A&M)
Robert Osburn (Dublin) slides
Michael Schlosser (Vienna) slides
Alan Sokal (London) slides
Alexander Varchenko (North Carolina)
Masha Vlasenko (Dublin)
Ole Warnaar (Queensland) slides
Wadim Zudilin (Newcastle) slides
Sander Zwegers (Cologne)

The schedule is here.
Here is a picture of the chemistry building.

If you are planning to attend, please let one of the organizers know. There is no registration fee. Here is a list of (probable) participants.

Talks will take place in the Amphithéâtre Hermite of the Institut Henri Poincaré. Maps are here and here.

Some suggestions for hotels near the IHP can be found here.

To get from the airport (CDG) to the hotels near the IHP, you can take the RER B (train) to Luxembourg station for about 9 euros. Here is a map. You can also take a taxi for about 50-60 euros. From Gare du Nord, you may also take the RER B to Luxembourg (around 2 euros) or a taxi (around 15-20 euros). If you are arriving at another station and need help with directions, ask us.

This conference is financed by the ANR projects HaMoT, IComb and Q-DIFF, and the GDR STN.