XVII Geometry and Physics Workshop

  • Start Date: 05/16/2022
  • End Date: 05/20/2022

University of British Columbia


GAP XVII — Vancouver "Deformations and higher structures"

The seventeenth edition of the annual GAP conference and summer school will be held at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, from Monday May 16 to Friday May 20, 2022. 


Mini-course speakers

Ezra Getzler (Northwestern University)

Bernhard Keller (IMJ-PRG)

Raphaël Rouquier (UCLA)


Invited speakers

Ruggero Bandiera (Università di Roma)

Julie Bergner (University of Virginia)

Alberto Cattaneo (Universität Zürich)

Barbara Fantechi (SISSA)

Benoît Fresse (Université de Lille)

Zheng Hua* (University of Hong Kong)

Dmitry Kaledin  (Steklov Mathematical Institute)

Mikhail Kapranov (Kavli IPMU)

Marco Manetti* (Sapienza University of Roma)

Julia Plavnik (Indiana University Bloomington)

Manuel Rivera (Purdue University)

Yukinobu Toda (Kavli IPMU)

Ben Williams (UBC) 


The schedule for this event can be found online here. 

  • Kai Behrend (UBC)
  • Hsuan-Yi Liao (National Tsing Hua University)
  • Mathieu Stiénon (Penn State)
  • Ping Xu (Penn State)
Other Information: 

Event location:

In Person: University of British Columbia 

Online:Remote participants must register in advance to receive the Zoom meeting link.  


Health requirements:

PIMS and the University of British Columbia will implement guidelines set by the Office of the Provincial Health Officer in BC. As such, at the time of the meeting commencement, individuals attending the summer school may be required to either show a negative Covid test taken within 72 hours, or, show proof of full vaccination. Participants will be requested to show government issued ID in addition to the above documents. Masks and other requirements will be determined according to the University of British Columbia COVID policies as outlined in https://covid19.ubc.ca/.


Travel and Visa Information for International Participants:

Please note that entry into Canada requires that you be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Please see: https://travel.gc.ca/travel-covid/travel-restrictions/wizard-start.


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Please contact the organizer should you have any questions.


Event Main page:

More details on this event and the workshop program can be found here.