Meeting of the Swiss Mathematical Society:

Recent advances in loop models and height functions

September 2 - 4, 2019, Fribourg, Switzerland

Organiser: Ioan Manolescu

Last update: July 17th 2019

Models involving loops and height functions have witnessed important advances in the last years. This workshop is aimed at bringing together researchers involved with these models to present their recent results and draw a road map for the future of the field

Monday Tuesday Wednesday
09:00 - 9:50 L. Taggi
M. Lis
9:50 - 10:20 Welcome (with coffee)
Coffee break
Coffee break
10:20 - 11:10 N. Crawford
A. Glazman
M. Tassy
11:20 - 12:10 R. Peled
R. Peled
M. Harel
12:10 - 14:30 Lunch break
Lunch break
Lunch break
14:20 - 15:10 E. Powell
A. Elvey Price
J. Aru
15:10 - 15:30 Coffee break
Coffee break
Coffee break
15:30 - 16:20 S. Goswami
Open problems session
Juhan Aru (EPFL)
Nick Crawford (Technion)
Paul Dario (ENS Paris)
Andrew Elvey Price (University of Melbourne)
Hugo Duminil-Copin (University of Geneva & IHES)
Alexander Glazmann (Tel Aviv University)
Subhajit Goswami (IHES)
Ulrik Thinggaard Hansen (University of Copenhagen)
Matan Harel (Tel Aviv University)
Marcelo Hilario (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais)
Dimitry Krachun (University of Geneva)
Marcin Lis (University of Vienna)
Ioan Manolescu (University of Fribourg)
Paul Melotti (University of Fribourg)
Sebastien Ott (University of Geneva)
Mendes Oulamara (IHES)
Ron Peled Tel (Aviv University)
Eveliina Peltola (University of Geneva)
Ellen Powell (ETH)
Pierre-Francois Rodriguez (IHES)*
Franco Severo (IHES)
Lorenzo Taggi (University of Bath)
Vincent Tassion (ETH)
Martin Tassy (Dartmouth College)
Augusto Teixeira (IMPA)
Yvan Velenik (University of Geneva)

* to be confirmed
The list of abstracts is partial and subject to changes. If you are a speaker or wish to speak in the conference, please send a title and abstract to


Acommodation: Rooms have been reserved in Hotel du Faucon

Directions: Direct trains are available from Geneva or Zurich airports; it takes around 1h30 from either. Tickets and schedules are avaiblable online at The hotel is next to the station. The campus of the university is 15 minutes walking from the hotel. Alternatively, one may take a bus (numbers 1 or 3) to Perolles Charmettes; tickets for the bus are provided by the hotel. See this map.

Blackboard vs. beamer: Both blackboard and beamer talks are welcome.

Wireless internet: The hotel provides wifi. The university provides wifi through the eduroam system. Alternatively, ask the organiser to set up an account for you.

The confrence is supported by
unige      sms scnat