Probability and Geometry of Convex Sets

In honor of
Yehoram Gordon

February 17-20, 2009

Technion, Haifa, Israel

Organizing committee: Y. Benyamini, S. Mendelson, S. Reisner

The conference, honoring Yehoram Gordon on his retirement, will be mostly concentrated on recent developments in areas close to his heart and in which he has made significant contributions over many years.

Confirmed participants:
J. Arazy, S. Artstein-Avidan, M. Fradelizi, V. Fonf, O. Guedon, E. Gluskin, W.B. Johnson, N. Kalton, B. Klartag, A. Koldobsky, S. Kwapien, J. Lindenstrauss, A. Litvak, M. Meyer, V. Milman, N. J. Nielsen, A. Pajor, A. Pełczynski , M. Rudelson, G. Schechtman, C. Schuett, T. Szankowski, N. Tomczak-Jaegermann, E. Werner



Accommodations: The conference participants will stay in three hotels around Haifa. All reservation will be made by the CMS. There will be daily transportation to and from the hotels to the Technion during the period of the conference.


Name Rate
Forchheimer Guest House* $40-$50
Nof Hotel** $75
Shulamit Hotel ** $55

* Small furnished apartments with utilities, a small kitchen, phone, TV, internet connection, rate per night for a single occupancy, no breakfast.
** Rates per night for a single occupancy + breakfast.

Transportation to and from the airport:

For further information:

Ms. Yael Cohen, Conference Coordinator
Department of Mathematics
Technion-Israel Institute of Technology
32000 Haifa, Israel
phone: 972 4 829 4278
fax: 972 4 829 3388