Combinatorics, statistical mechanics, and conformal field theory

David Wood

  •  29 Oct 2017 - 18 Nov 2017
     8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Organisers: Vladimir Korepin (Stony Brook University), Vladimir Mangazeev (Australian National University), Bernard Nienhuis (University of Amsterdam), Jorgen Rasmussen (University of Queensland)

Program Description: This program will bring together leading experts in and around the area where statistical mechanics, integrability, CFT, and combinatorics meet and in some sense overlap. A primary goal of the program is to encourage research collaborations across the traditional divides between the research communities interested in the separate disciplines.

Program Details and Materials:
Below is the Program Structure. Please click to enlarge.

Click here for the list of talk titles and abstracts.


  • Deadline: extended to 10 September 2017
  • Registration is by invitation only

Participant List:

– Vladimir Mangazeev (Australian National University)
– Bernard Nienhuis (University of Amsterdam)
– Jorgen Rasmussen  (University of Queensland)
– Georgy Feher (Budapest University of Technology and Economics)
– Christian Hagendorf (Catholic University of Louvain)
– Philippe Ruelle (Catholic University of Louvain)
– Elena Tartaglia (SISSA Trieste)
– Murray Batchelor (Australian National University)
– Vladimir Bazhanov (Australian National University)
– Zeying Chen (University of Melbourne)
– Omar Foda (University of Melbourne)
– Jan de Gier (University of Melbourne)
– Alexandr Garbali (University of Melbourne)
– Tony Guttmann (University of Melbourne)
– Jon Links (University of Queensland)
– Paul Pearce (University of Melbourne)
– Thomas Quella (University of Melbourne)
– David Ridout (University of Melbourne)
– Alessandra Vittorini-Orgeas (University of Melbourne)
– Michael Wheeler (University of Melbourne)
– Paul Zinn-Justin (University of Melbourne)
– Robert Weston (Heriot-Watt University)
– Atsuo Kuniba (Tokyo University)


MATRIX Wine and Cheese Afternoon 31 October 2017
On the first Tuesday of each program, MATRIX provides a pre-dinner wine and cheese afternoon. Produce is locally-sourced to showcase delicacies from the region.

Participants are encouraged to apply for AustMS WIMSIG Cheryl E. Praeger Travel Awards and/or the Anne Penfold Street Childcare Awards.