Recent and upcoming talks by Jordi Lopez-Abad

Ultrafilters, Ramsey Theory and Dynamics, Villeurbanne, November 20-24, 2017

Ultrafilters, Ramsey Theory and Dynamics 20-24 Nov 2017 Villeurbanne (France) Description This week-long event, scheduled between November 20 and November 24, 2017 at the University of Lyon 1, is a combined school and workshop focusing primarily on the rich interactions between ultrafilters, topological dynamics and ergodic theory and applications to Ramsey theory. continue reading…

Winter School, Jan 27 – Feb 3, 2018

The Winter School in Abstract Analysis, section Set Theory & Topology will take place between Jan 27th and Feb 3rd 2018 in Hejnice, Czech Republic. Tutorial speakers for the Winter School 2018 are: Leandro Aurichi Joel David Hamkins Jordi Lopez-Abad Itay Neeman The registration will open in October 2017, conference fee is expected to be 350 EUR and covers all expenses including the bus from Prague to Hejnice and back. continue reading…

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…