Speakers and topics

The following speakers kindly agreed to give lecture series:

Piotr Micek, Jagiellonian University: Combinatorics of posets: Sparsity and dimension

Abstract of the lecture series is available [here].

Aleksandar Nikolov, University of Toronto: Discrepancy theory and algorithmic applications

Lecture notes are available [here].

Peter Pal Pach, Budapest University of Technology and Economics and University of Warwick: Polynomial method

Abstract of the lecture series is available [here].


The event will be held on the premises of Charles University, Malostranske namesti 2/25, Praha 1, Czech Republic (map) in lecture room S9.

Daily schedule

9.00-10.00 Aleksandar Nikolov
10.10-11.10 Piotr Micek
Coffee break
11.40-12.40 Peter Pal Pach
Lunch break
15.00-ca 16.40 exercises (for all three lecture courses; the exercise classes may take a bit longer if needed)

The organisers will be available each day from 8:30 to 8:45, from 14:30 to 15:00 and after exercise classes for administrative matters.

Boat trip

There will be a short boat trip on the Vltava river on Tuesday. The boat goes from pier "Praha parnikem" at "Pristaviste Na Frantisku" [map]. One way to get there is got on tram number 15 at "Malostranske namesti", go to "Cechuv most" and walk (ca 800m). There will be some refreshments but dinner is not included.

Some participants will have dinner ta Karlinsky mlyn, Sokolovska 67, Praha 8 after the boat trip. There is a reservation for 25 people starting from 7:30pm under the name "Hladky".