Recent and upcoming talks by Jordi Lopez-Abad

TOPOSYM, July 25–29, 2016

Twelfth Symposium on General Topology and its Relations to Modern Analysis and Algebra www.toposym.cz Toposym 2016 will be held on July 25–29, 2016 in Prague, Czech Republic under the auspices of the Institute of Mathematics of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic and the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of the Charles University. continue reading…

Jordi Lopez-Abad: Approximate Ramsey property of matrices and f.d. normed spaces

Place: Fields Institute (Room 210) Date: November 20th , 2015 (13:00-14:00) Speaker: Jordi Lopez-Abad Title: Approximate Ramsey property of matrices and f.d. normed spaces Abstract: We present the approximate Ramsey property  of  the finite dimensional normed spaces. continue reading…

IM PAN conference: Transfinite methods in Banach spaces and algebras of operators, July 18-22 2016

We are pleased to announce that a conference entitled “Transfinite methods in Banach spaces and algebras of operators” will take place at Bedlewo Conference Center, Poland, 18-22 July 2016. The list of speakers will include: Tristan Bice (Salvador), Christina Brech (Sao Paulo), Yemon Choi (Lancaster; tbc), Marek Cuth (Prague), Garth Dales (Lancaster), Alan Dow (North Carolina), Valentin Ferenczi (Sao Paulo), Joanna Garbulinska (Kielce), Gilles Godefroy (Paris VI), Bill Johnson (Texas A&M; tbc), Tomasz Kochanek (IM PAN), Jordi Lopez-Abad (ICMAT Madrid), Pavlos Motakis (Texas A&M), Grzegorz Plebanek (Wroclaw), Jose Rodriguez (Murcia), Thomas Schlumprecht (Texas A&M), Jesus Suarez (Caceres) and Stevo Todorcevic (CRNS, Toronto). continue reading…

The Role of the Higher Infinite in Mathematics and Other Disciplines, December 14-18 2015

Workshop Theme The objective of the programme Mathematical, Foundational and Computational Aspects of the Higher Infinite is to stimulate the exchange of ideas among researchers pursuing different approaches to infinity: mathematical, foundational, and computational. continue reading…

Forcing and its applications: Retrospective Workshop, March 29 – April 2, 2015

The meeting will take place at the Field Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto. About In the years 1963-1964, Paul Cohen developed the method of forcing in order to settle Cantor’s Continuum Problem.  continue reading…

Jordi Lopez Abad: Ramsey properties of embeddings between finite dimensional normed spaces

Speaker: Jordi Lopez Abad (ICMAT Madrid and University of Sao Paolo) Date:  24-October-2014 Time: 13:30- 15:00 Place:  Fields Institute, Room 210 Title: Ramsey properties of embeddings between finite dimensional normed  spaces. continue reading…

Antonio Avilés, Christina Brech, Jordi Lopez Abad

Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 11:00 Prague – Zitna, seminar room 3rd floor Speaker: Christina Brech: Applications of PID to Banach spaces Jordi Lopez Abad: Families of finite sets Antonio Avilés: Tukey classification of ideals Notes (pdf) Notes (html) continue reading…

Jordi Lopez Abad: Unconditional and subsymmetric sequences in Banach spaces of high density

15/November/2013, 15:30–16:30 Fields institute, Room 210 Title: Unconditional and subsymmetric sequences in Banach spaces of high density Speaker:  Jordi Lopez Abad Abstract:  We will discuss bounds and possible values for the minimal cardinal number $\kappa$ such that every Banach space of density $\kappa$ has an unconditional basic sequence, or the corresponding cardinal number for subsymmetric basic sequences. continue reading…

Axiomatic approaches to forcing techniques in set theory, November 3-8, 2013

The Banff International Research Station will host the “Axiomatic approaches to forcing techniques in set theory” workshop from November 3rd to November 8th, 2013. The focus of this program is on forcing axioms and their applications within mathematics. continue reading…

Workshop on Forcing Axioms and their Applications, October 22-26, 2012

This workshop will take place at the Fields institute, as a part of the 2012 Thematic Program on Forcing and its Applications. Organizing Committee: Jordi Lopez Abad Justin Tatch Moore Stevo Todorcevic Show Schedule Monday, October 22 9:30 Justin Tatch Moore, Cornell University Martin’s Maximum, a tutorial 1 The purpose of these talks will be to survey the consequences of Martin’s Maximum. continue reading…