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AISB event Bulletin Item

SYMPOSIUM: 11th Prague Topological Symposium, 7-12 Aug 2011, CZECH REPUBLIC

Prague (Czech Republic)

The Symposium will take place in Prague, Czech Republic, Aug, 7--12. This year we are excited to 
celebrate a 50 year anniversary. It is now half a century during which the Topological Symposium 
brought together mathematicians from diverse areas of topology.

The following people have accepted our invitation to present plenary lectures

 	Spiros Argyros
 	Alan Dow
 	Bernardo Cascales
 	Dikran Dikranjan
 	Eli Glasner
 	Petr H?jek
 	Logan C. Hoehn
 	Istvan Juhasz
 	Tam?s M?trai
 	Jan van Mill
 	Arnie Miller
 	Lex Oversteegen
 	Vladimir Pestov
 	Masami Sakai
 	Dmitri Shakhmatov
 	Slawomir Solecki
 	Mikhail Tkachenko
 	Vera Trnkov
 	Todor Tsankov
 	Vladimir Uspenskiy
 	Lubomir Zdomskij

Everyone is invited to register at our webpage at

The registration fee is

     7000  CZK (early bird)
     8500  CZK (standard)
     10000 CZK (on the spot)

Important deadlines are:

     31. 5. Early Bird Registration Deadline
     31. 5. Abstract Submission Deadline

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us.