Stable Homotopy Theory: Structured Ring Spectra and Their Invariants

3rd-5th September 2014, School of Mathematics, University of Manchester


The themes of the conference include E_n ring spectra, E_infinity ring spectra, spaces of units, and relevant aspects of the theories of model and infinity categories.

The conference may be able to offer a limited degree of financial support to participants giving contributed talks, to postgraduate students, and to others unable to cover costs from their own sources.


The University of Manchester School of Mathematics: Frank Adams Seminar Room 1, MIMS, Alan Turing Building.

Main Speakers



Online: register here.


Andrew Baker, David Barnes, Tobias Barthel, Jonathan Beardsley, Yumi Boote, Morten Brun, Michael Ching, James Cranch, Alastair Darby, Bjorn Ian Dundas, Peter Eccles, Brayton Gray, John Greenlees, John E Harper, Markus Hausmann, Jeremiah Heller, Geoffroy Horel, Sam Hutchinson, Magdalena Kedziorek, Marc Lange, Ayelet Lindenstrauss, My Ismail Mamouni, Lorenzo Mantovani, Aaron Mazel-Gee, Callan McGill, William Mycroft, Nicolas Ricka, Constanze Roitzheim, Steffen Sagave, Stefan Schwede, Vesna Stojanoska, Tom Sutton, Sarah Whitehouse, Christian Wimmer.


A draft schedule is now available to download here.

Conference Dinner

There will be a conference dinner at a nearby Chinese restaurant, Lameizi, on Thursday 4th September, meeting at 6.30 - 7.00, costing £25 per head (this includes food and jasmine tea). We need to firm up numbers for this and to make the restaurant aware of any dietary requirements, so please register here for the dinner. We will collect the money in cash at registration, so please remember to bring this along.


We have secured at least 25 rooms in the University's Grosvenor residences at the following overnight rates (all prices include VAT):

  • Student (UK): £18
  • Student (Non UK): £21.60
  • Non Student: £21.60

Please note that these rooms are available to book until 27th August at the latest. Other budget options for B&B include Luther King House and the MBS Hotel.

Financial Support

Strictly limited funding is available to partially support early-career participants who might otherwise be unable to attend. Those who wish to apply for such support should email the organisers before 1st August 2014; decisions will be taken as quickly as possible thereafter.



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