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CRM > English > Activities > Curs 2019-2020 > II Barcelona Weekend on Operator Algebras and NonCommutative Algebra
II Barcelona Weekend on Operator Algebras and NonCommutative Algebra
In honour of Pere Ara for his 60th birthday 
General Information 
Dates: September 19th to 21st, 2019

Location: Centre de Recerca Matemàtica


This meeting will be the second installment of the annual event aimed at creating synergies between Algebra, Geometry, and Topology. This time we take the opportunity to also have renowned experts that have been collaborators of Prof Pere Ara, on the occasion of his 60th birthday. In this regard, the workshop represents a look at the past, the present, and, more importantly, the future.​
Organizing Committee
Joan Bosa ​Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona​
Francesc Perera ​​Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona - BGSMath
​​Scientific Committee
​Joan Claramunt​ ​​​Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona - BGSMath
​Eduard Ortega ​​Norwegian University of Science and Technology
​Enric Pardo​ ​Universidad de Cádiz
​Francesc Perera ​Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona​

List of speakers
Christian Bönicke University of Glasgow​
​Guillermo Cortiñas  ​Universidad de Buenos Aires
​Ken Goodearl​ ​University of California at Santa Barbara
​Roozbeh Hazrat ​Western Sydney University
​Kang Li ​Institute of Mathematics, Polish Academy of Sciences
​Fernando Lledó ​Universidad Carlos III
​Martin Mathieu ​Queen's University Belfast
​Kevin O'Meara ​University of Canterbury​
​Mercedes Siles ​Universidad de Málaga
​Aidan Sims ​University of Wollongong
​Friedrich Wehrung ​Université de Caen

Spanish (locals): 65€
International: 30€
Deadline for registration: September 3rd, 2019
Registration includes: Documentation package, coffee breaks, and a social dinner.
Refund policy:
Cancellations received 1 month before the start of the activity will incur in an administrative fee of 50% of the total amount.
Cancellations received less than one month prior to the start of the activity are not refundable.
You will be able to pay by card or bank transfer through the on-line registration system. If you need an invoice, please send an email to after you have completed the registration process until the "save data" button.
Lodging information
For lodging in the area please click here​
For off-campus and family accommodation click here​​​
Further information
For further information please contact the workshop coordinator Ms. Alba Tomàs ( 

This event will be partially funded by LIGAT (Laboratori Integrat de Geometria, Àlgebra i Topologia).