LMS Northern Regional Meeting and Workshop 2024

MCS 0001, Mathematics and Computer Science Building, Durham University, Durham
Start date
Meeting Date
Sophie Morier-Genoud (Université de Reims), Matthew Pressland (University of Glasgow), Ian Short (The Open University), Karin Baur (University of Leeds), Oleg Karpenkov (University of Liverpool) + more

LMS Northern Regional Meeting and Workshop 2024

The lectures are aimed at a general mathematical audience. All interested, both LMS members and non-members, are most welcome to attend this event. 

The Regional Meeting will be held on 25 March 2024 and the Regional Workshop runs from 26-28 March 2024.

Programme (all times GMT)

Monday 25 March 2024, 13:30-17:30
LMS Northern Regional Society Meeting

Speakers are:

• Sophie Morier-Genoud (Université de Reims)
• Matthew Pressland (University of Glasgow)
• Ian Short (The Open University)


13:00 Registration
13:30 LMS Opening

Sophie Morier-Genoud (Université de Reims)

Combinatorial aspects of continued fractions, SL(2,Z)-tilings, and their q-analogs


14:50-15:30 BREAK

Ian Short (The Open University)

Continued fractions, SL2-tilings, and the Farey complex



Matthew Pressland (University of Glasgow)

The geometry and representation theory of frieze patterns




Tuesday 26 - Thursday 28 March 2024
LMS Northern Regional Workshop

Title: SL2-tilings


  • Karin Baur (University of Leeds)
  • John Blackman (University of Liverpool)
  • Ilke Canakci (VU Amsterdam)
  • Antoine de Saint Germain (The University of Hong Kong)
  • Sam Evans (Loughborough University)
  • Oleg Karpenkov (University of Liverpool)
  • Sophie Morier-Genoud (Université de Reims)
  • John Parker (Durham University)
  • Emmanuel Pedon (Université de Reims)
  • Pierre-Guy Plamondon (Université de Versailles)
  • Matthew Pressland (University of Glasgow)
  • Ian Short (The Open University)
  • Matty Van-Son (The Open University)
  • Alexander Veselov (Loughborough University)
  • Emine Yildirim (University of Leeds)
  • Andrei Zabolotskii (The Open University)

Titles, abstracts and timings available here.


The room is fully accessible. Please see the building's page on AccessAble for further details.


Details on registration can be found here.

Travel Funding for Research Students and LMS Members

There are funds available to contribute in part to the expenses of members of the London Mathematical Society or research students registered at UK universities to attend the meeting and workshop. Requests for support, including an estimate of expenses, as well as all queries about the two events may be addressed to one of the organisers.

LMS Members' Book

Members of the London Mathematical Society can sign the Members' Book, which dates from 1865 when the Society was founded and contains signatures of members throughout the years, including Augustus De Morgan, Henri Poincaré, G. H. Hardy and Mary Cartwright.