2009 Haifa Matrix Theory Conference

May 18-21, 2009

Technion, Haifa, Israel

The 2009 Haifa Matrix Theory Conference will take place at the Technion, on May 18-21, 2009, under the auspices of the Technion's Center for Mathematical Sciences. This will be the fifteenth in a sequence of matrix theory conferences held at the Technion since 1984. As in the past, all talks will be of 30 minutes duration, and will cover a wide spectrum of theoretical and applied linear algebra. The conference will host two special sessions; one to celebrate Leiba Rodman's 60th birthday, and the other devoted to the teaching of Linear Algebra.

Organizing committee:
Abraham Berman, Daniel Hershkowitz (co-chair), Leonid Lerer and Raphael Loewy (co-chair).


The Center for mathematical Sciences has arranged for special rates at two hotels in Haifa. Please make all the reservations through our office (cms@math.technion.ac.il ) . All reservations should be made up to March 15, 2009 in order for us to ensure the availability of the rooms. The CMS will provide daily transportation to and from the hotels to the Technion during the period of the conference. Below you can find information regarding the hotels:

Name Rate
Shulamit Hotel * Single $55
  Double $80
Nof Hotel * Standard room**
www.nofhotel.co.il Single $72
  Double $85
  Superior room***
  Single $93
  Double $110

* Rates per night, including breakfast.
** Standard room has a view overlooking the Haifa bay. Cable TV, Fridge, Coffee accessories, free internet in the hotel lobby.
*** Superior rooms, has all the above plus free wireless internet in the room, 110V sockets.

Transportation to and from the airport:

Credit cards & Currency Exchange

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