Centre for Theoretical Chemistry and Physics
at Massey University (Albany Campus), New Zealand


Modern Analysis and Geometry 2019: A conference to celebrate Gaven Martin's 60th birthday


A two-day conference will be held in honour of Gaven Martin on Thursday and Friday January 24 − 25, 2019 at Massey University's Albany campus in Auckland.

Conference Program

(1) There will be talks from 9am − 5pm on Thursday and Friday, January 24 − 25. All talks will be by invitation.
(2) A public lecture will be delivered by Kirsi Peltonen on Thursday evening.
(3) The conference dinner will be on Thursday night, and the conference will conclude with a barbecue on Friday evening.

Confirmed Plenary Speakers

Kari Astala, University of Helsinki, Finland
Martin Bridson, University of Oxford, UK
Vaughan Jones, Vanderbilt University, USA
Kirsi Peltonen, Aalto University, Finland
Alan Reid, Rice University, USA

Confirmed Invited Speakers

(To be annouced)

Registration/Conference dinner/Barbecue

There is no registration fee, and all conference delegates are invited to attend the talks, dinner and barbecue, free of charge. For planning purposes, all people attending the conference and/or the dinner and/or the barbecue should register by sending an email to nzias@massey.ac.nz with details of your participation.


If you're coming from out of town, please contact Mrs Vesna Davidovic-Alexander for accommodation suggestions.

Travel Support

The conference offers no travel support, except for where this has been arranged for some of the plenary speakers.

Special Issue of NZJM

The New Zealand Journal of Mathematics (NZJM) will publish a volume in honour of Gaven. Further details will be provided on the NZJM website in due course.


The conference is made possible with generous support from Massey University's College of Sciences (CoS), the New Zealand Institute of Advanced Study (NZIAS), the Institute of Natural and Mathematical Sciences (INMS) and the New Zealand Mathematics Research Institute (NZMRI).

Organizing Committee

Marston Conder
Shaun Cooper
Vesna Davidovic-Alexander
Peter Schwerdtfeger

Questions may be sent to Shaun or Vesna.
Maintained by Peter Schwerdtfeger | Last updated: February, 2018 | Copyright 2014 | Massey University