Knot Days Mini-Winter School at ANU

23–25 June 2021

COVID-19 Update:

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, this workshop has been postponed. New dates and details will be updated on this webpage as they become available.

All registered participants for the June 23-25 workshop will receive an email with relevant information.

 

Open to all PhD students in Australia 

Interested in learning more about mathematical knots?  Whether you're writing a thesis in topology or studying something else entirely, you're invited to join other HDR students for a three-day workshop on knot theory. This workshop will feature lectures, problem sessions and accessible research talks, in a supportive and enthusiastic environment. 

This event is part of the MSI Special Year 2021 

Warning! Please be aware that scammers are targeting conference participants. A number of participants have received phone calls requesting credit card information for hotel bookings. Under no cricumstance give this information. Please do not hesitate to contact the organisers if you are unsure if a communication is legitimate.

 

In-person format

All talks will be held live and in-person on campus at the ANU under appropriate COVID-safe protocols. 

If you would like to apply for funding support please email Joan Licata - joan.licata@anu.edu.au and 'cc' admin.research.msi@anu.edu.au

 

Speakers

  • Joan Licata (ANU)
  • Dan Matthews (Monash University)
  • Stephan Tillmann (University of Sydney)

 

Code of conduct

The Mathematical Sciences Institute (MSI) Special Year is committed to ensuring all workshops, conferences and seminars are accessible to a diverse range of participants. We aim to create a safe, respectful and supportive environment to allow free flow of information, discussions and ideas. All staff and students have the right to be treated with courtesy, fairness, equity and professionalism. Discriminatory or harassing behaviour will not be tolerated.

Integral to providing a safe and respectful environment is ensuring individuals have avenues through which they can report any witnessed or experienced discrimination or harassment. Staff, students and visitors can approach the organiser of the event, a member of staff with whom they feel comfortable talking, or contact the department via email at admin.research.msi@anu.edu.au. Anonymity will be maintained and confidentiality will be respected at all times.

We ask all participants to review the ANU Code of Conduct and maintain the principles of the document for the duration of the workshop.

 

Partners & sponsors

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, this workshop has been postponed. New dates and details will be updated on this webpage as they become available.

  • Student Participant Fee  $20

Seminar Room 1.33 & 1.37,
Hanna Neumann Building #145, Science Road,
The Australian National University

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About Canberra

Canberra is located in the Australian Capital Territory, on the ancient lands of the Ngunnawal people, who have lived here for over 20,000 years. Canberra’s name is thought to mean ‘meeting place’, derived from the Aboriginal word Kamberra. European settlers arrived in the 1830s, and the area won selection by ballot for the federal capital in 1908. Since then the ‘Bush Capital’ has grown to become the proud home of the Australian story, with a growing population of around 390,000.

Canberra hosts a wide range of tourist attractions, including various national museums, galleries and Parliament House, as well as beautiful parks and walking trails. Several attractions are within walking distance of the ANU campus, including the National Museum of Australia and the Australian National Botanic Gardens. Canberra is also a fantastic base from which to explore the many treasures of the surrounding region, including historic townships, beautiful coastlines and the famous Snowy Mountains. Learn more about what to do and see during your stay in Canberra.

Visas

International visitors to Australia require a visa or an electronic travel authority (ETA) prior to arrival. It is your responsibility to ensure documentation is correct and complete before you commence your journey. Visit the Australian Immigration and Citizenship website for information about visas and ETAs.

Transportation

There are many ways to get around Canberra. Below is some useful information about Light Rail, bus & taxi transport yo the ANU, Canberra Airport and surrounding areas.

Taxi

If you are catching a taxi or Uber to the ANU Mathematical Sciences Institute, ask to be taken to Building #145, Science Road, ANU. We are located close to the Ian Ross Building and the ANU gym. A Taxi from the airport will usually cost around $40 and will take roughly 15 minutes. Pricing and time may vary depending on traffic.

Phone Canberra Elite Taxis on 13 22 27 to book a taxi.

Buses

Canberra buses are a cheap and easy way of getting around town once you're here. View bus services and fares information on the Transport Canberra website.

To travel just use your MyWay card or pay a cash fare to the driver when boarding. A single adult trip when paying cash will cost $4.80 with cheaper fares for students and children. Significant savings can be made when travelling with MyWay. View MyWay and Fares information.

Canberra Airport

The ACT government has implemented a public bus service from the CBD via the Canberra Airport via bus Route 3, seven days a week.

For more information about the buses to Canberra airport, click here.

Accommodation

Below are some accommodation options for your visit to Canberra.

Therese McMahon
+61 2 6125 1157