Model Theory and Number Theory Conference
November 13/14, 1999
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
SCHEDULE OF TALKS
All lectures will take place in Room 245 Altgeld Hall,
1409 West Green St., Urbana.
Saturday, November 13, 1999
| 10:00 am||
Thomas Scanlon (Berkeley), Manin-Mumford for additive groups
| 11:00 am||
Alexandru Buium (New Mexico and Illinois), An arithmetic
analogue of the Euler-Lagrange formalism
| 2:00 pm||
Lou van den Dries (Illinois), On a question of Serre in
connection with Hilbert's irreducibility theorem
| 3:00 pm||
Daniel Bertrand (Paris VI), Arithmetic theory of differential equations
| 4:00 pm||
Zoe Chatzidakis (Paris VII), Questions and progress on
groups definable in difference fields
Sunday, November 14, 1999
| 10:00 am||
Minhyong Kim (Arizona), Diophantine height inequalities
| 11:00 am||
Anand Pillay (Illinois), Mordell-Lang for complex tori
A block of rooms has been reserved at the Quality Hotel, 302 E. John
St., Champaign. The hotel is a five minutes walk from Altgeld Hall.
Please make reseravations by calling the hotel at
1-800-322-8282 or 217-384-2100. (Also please let A. Pillay know when you
have made the reservation.)
If you are coming by plane or Amtrak
and staying at the Quality Hotel, you can use the
complimentary shuttle service provided by the hotel.
the hotel (1-800-322-8282 or 384-2100) on one of the public phones
to request the hotel shuttle.
In addition to hotel courtesy vans, there is a door-to-door shuttle
service between the airport and Champaign-Urbana; the cost is $9 each
DRIVING DIRECTIONS TO THE QUALITY HOTEL AND TO ALTGELD HALL
From I-74, take the Lincoln Avenue exit in Urbana, go south
on Lincoln for about 1 1/2 miles to the light on Green Street,
turn right (west) onto Green Street, go about 1/2 mile west on
Green Street, crossing Goodwin, Wright, 6th, 5th, and 4th Streets,
turn left (south) on 3rd Street. The Quality Hotel is a high rise
building half a block to your left, at the intersection
of John St. and 4th St.
If you are staying at the hotel,
you can park your car in the hotel`s parking garage.
Altgeld Hall is the historic building with a bell tower
on the southeast corner of the intersection of Green and
Wright Streets. Parking is available one block from Altgeld
Hall, in the University
parking garage at the intersection of John St. and 6th St.
To reach the parking garage, follow the directions above, but
turn left (south) two blocks earlier, on 5th St., then turn
left (east) again onto John St. The garage is to your right.
From I-72 and I-57, follow the directions to I-74 east, and then
continue as above.
Further directions, and maps of the UIUC campus and the
Champaign-Urbana area, can be found at
We will cover hotel expenses for graduate students as well as
contributing to other expenses if possible.
For more information,
contact A. Pillay (firstname.lastname@example.org, phone 217-355-3869) or A. Buium