Friday 21st August
|2:00||Aidan Sims (University of Wollongong)|
"On ultramethods in parenting: life as the first derivative of a smooth operator"
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|3:00||Coffee (in V205 - CARMA)|
|3:30||Ian Searston (University of Newcastle)|
"Brailey and spaces of non-positive curvature"
|4:00||Theo Bendit (University of Newcastle)|
"Spaces of convex sets"
|4:30||John Giles (University of Newcastle)|
"Varieties of Smoothness and Rotundity"
|5:00||Łukasz Piasecki (Lublin Poland)|
"Some characterizations of Lindenstrauss spaces whose duals lack the weak^* fixed point property for nonexpansive mappings"
|5:30||Reception (in V215 - Maths Tea Room)|
Saturday 22nd August
|9:30||Chris Lennard (University of Pittsburgh)|
"Recent developments in fixed point and Banach space theory"
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|10:30||Coffee (in V111 foyer)|
|11:00||Suthep Suanti (Chiang Mai University)|
"Fixed Point Theorems for G-Nonexpansive Mappings in Banach Spaces"
|12:00||Jamnian Nantadilok (Lampang Rajabhat University)|
"Coupled Best Proximity Point Theorems for $\alpha$-$\psi$-Proximal Contractive Multimaps"
|12:30||Lunch (in V111 foyer)|
|2:30||Warren Moors (University of Auckland)|
"Semitopological groups versus topological groups"
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|3:30||Ali Eshragh (University of Newcastle)|
"Fisher Information, stochastic processes and generating functions"
|4:00||Coffee (in V111 foyer)|
|4:30||Mike Meylan (University of Newcastle)|
"Extraordinary transmission, symmetry and the Blaschke Product"
|5:00||Chris Kellett (University of Newcastle)|
"Complete Lyapunov Functions and Control"
Master of Ceremonies: Gerard Joseph, IBM Canberra. Venue: Merewether Surf House, Henderson Parade, Merewether. After-dinner talk by Jon Borwein: "Brailey and Me (and You)".
Sunday 23rd August
|10:00||Jeff Hogan (University of Newcastle)|
"Computing bandpass prolates"
|10:30||Mumtaz Hussain (University of Newcastle)|
"Solubility of inhomogeneous wave equation and metric Diophantine approximation"
|11:00||Coffee (in V111 foyer)|
|11:30||Ohad Giladi (University of Newcastle)|
"Convexity on groups and semigroups"
|12:00||Bishnu Lamichhane (University of Newcastle)|
"Stabilized mixed finite element methods based on biorthogonal systems for nearly incompressible elasticity"
|12:30||Brailey Sims (University of Newcastle)|
"The dual life of a smooth operator"
|1:00||Lunch (in V111 foyer)|
Additional contributed paper
"A Characterisation of the Non-strict Opial Condition"
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Sydney Airport to Newcastle
For those arriving at Sydney Airport we recommend taking the train most of the way to Newcastle (the train line has recently been truncated and you will need to transfer to a bus or other alternative at Hamilton Station). For information and trip planning, please visit
You should take the T2 Airport Line from Domestic/International Airport Station to Central Station and then the Central Coast & Newcastle Line Hamilton Station. From Hamilton Station you must transfer to a bus into the city.
Alternatively, there is the Happy Cabby Airport Shuttle Service which you will need to book in advance.
Newcastle Airport to Newcastle
For those arriving at the Newcastle Airport we recommend taking a taxi to Newcastle. The taxi rank is adjacent to the arrivals area of the terminal. Newcastle Taxis can be contacted directly, free-of-charge, on the dedicated taxi phone located in the arrivals end of the terminal.
Alternatively, you can catch the 130 or 131 bus from the Newcastle Airport to the Newcastle Station. From Newcastle Station it is an easy walk to the recommended hotels. For more information and/or to plan your exact trip times see the CityRail website or the Port Stephens Coaches timetables.
Local Transportation in Newcastle
Newcastle Taxis: bookings can be made online or by calling 133 300 within Australia.
For public transport options, please visit www.transportnsw.info.
If you have any questions, please contactJuliane Turner
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