Baer Colloquium
June 12, 2010 — Ghent, Belgium

Organizers: T. De Medts and H. Van Maldeghem

Location: Krijgslaan 281, campus "De Sterre", building S22, lectures in room "Emmy Noether"

Schedule of Talks

Saturday, June 12, 2010
10:00h - 10:30h Coffee and tea
10:30h - 11:30h Anja Steinbach  (Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen)
Moufang polygons in Chevalley groups
11:30h - 12:00h Coffee break
12:00h - 13:00h Rainer Löwen  (Technische Universität Braunschweig)
Characterizing smooth projective planes
13:00h - 14:30h Lunch break
14:30h - 15:30h Jan De Beule  (Ghent University)
Point sets in AG(n,q) (not) determining certain directions
15:30h - 16:00h Coffee break
16:00h - 17:00h Wolfgang Bertram  (Université Henri Poincaré – Nancy I)
Associative geometries

Getting around in Ghent

In case you plan to arrive on Friday, this list of hotels might help you. If you are interested to visit Ghent (which is a beautiful historical city, voted "most pleasant city of Flanders" in 2005), the website is a good starting point to find more information.

This map might help you to find the precise location of the department of mathemematics, where the event will take place. It can easily be reached by train (15 minute walk from the main station) or by highway (E17 or E40).

More information

If you need more information, you can contact one of the organizers, by sending an email message to  or

(last update: May 4, 2010)