(organized by Franz-Viktor Kuhlmann)

Centre for Algebra, Logic and Computation
University of Saskatchewan
106 Wiggins Road, Saskatoon, SK, S7N 5E6, Canada
Phone: (306) 966-6081 - Fax: (306) 966-6086

The Seventh Annual Colloquiumfest was held in October 2008. We had invited talks on Friday, October 3, and Saturday, October 4.

Schedule of talks and activities

Click titles for abstracts.

Friday, October 3

Room 202 ARTS

2:30-3:20 pm:
Martin Drechsler (Kreuzlingen, Switzerland):
Why there must be dualism - but not a Cartesian one
This is a joint colloquium with the Philosophy Department of the University of Saskatchewan.

Room 214 ARTS

3:30-4:30 pm:
Victor Vinnikov (Ben Gurion University of the Negev):
Linear matrix inequality representations of a convex set
This talk is part of the Colloquium Series of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.


5:00-6:00 pm:
Murray Marshall (University of Saskatchewan):
On the real multidimensional rational K-moment problem
(joint work with Jaka Cimpric and Tim Netzer)

7:30 pm:
Dinner at the Genesis Family Restaurant
901 22nd Street West

Saturday, October 4

Room 214 ARTS

Mike Siddoway (Colorado College, Colorado Springs):
The Representation of Semi-Hereditary Bezout Semigroups

11:15-12:15 am:
Edward Mosteig (Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles):
Valuations and Ideal Membership


1:30-2:30 pm:
Katarzyna Osiak (University of Katowice, Poland):
The boolean space of R-places

2:30-3:30 pm:
Franz-Viktor Kuhlmann (University of Saskatchewan):
An infinite dimensional Implicit Function Theorem for spherically complete valued fields


4-5 pm:
Victor Vinnikov (Ben Gurion University of the Negev):
Von Neumann inequality and sums of squares

On the following web page, you will find information about accommodation, the University, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, and much more:

Useful information

The Colloquiumfest Series

The Valuation Theory Home Page

Centre for Algebra, Logic and Computation

The Algebra and Logic Seminar

Last update: December 24, 2008 --------- created and maintained by Franz-Viktor Kuhlmann