Dear Colleague,

Following a longstanding tradition, the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University in Prague and the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic will organize the Spring School on Variational Analysis VI. The School will be held in Paseky nad Jizerou, in a chalet in the Krkonose Mountains, April 19 - 25, 2015.

The program will consist of series of lectures on

Variational Analysis

and its Applications

delivered by

The purpose of this meeting is to bring together researchers with common interest in the field. There will be opportunities for informal discussions. Graduate students and others beginning their mathematical career are encouraged to participate.

The conference fee will be EUR 450. A reduced rate of EUR 400 will be offered provided that an application form reaches the organizers before January 18, 2015. The  conference fee includes all local expenses (room and board), transportation between Prague and Paseky and one copy of the proceedings of the school containing notes to the main lectures. The fee for accompanying persons is the same. The organizers may provide financial support to a limited number of students. Applications must be sent before January 18, 2015.

Payment should be made in cash at the registration board in Paseky, or it may be remitted by a bank transfer in EUR to

Ceskoslovenska obchodni banka, Radlicka 333/150, Praha 5
account name Univerzita Karlova v Praze, Ovocny trh 5, Praha 1
account number   01256280/0300
variable symbol 303-60/615001
IBAN CZ0803001712800107912843

Alternatively, payment may be remitted by a bank transfer in CZK to

Komercni banka, Na Prikope, Praha 1
account name Univerzita Karlova v Praze, Ovocny trh 5, Praha 1
account number   38330021/0100
variable symbol 303-60/615001
IBAN CZ9101000000000038330021

A copy of the transfer slip should be presented at the registration desk at Paseky. Unfortunately, neither cheques nor credit cards can be used and will not be accepted.

The village of Paseky lies in the slopes of the Krkonose Mountains in the North Bohemia. Accommodation consists of rooms for two or three people. A single room can be arranged on demand if the capacity of the chalet allows. In such case additional EUR 100 will be charged. There are excellent facilities and conditions for sporting activities, e.g. hiking trips, soccer, etc.

A special bus from Prague to Paseky will leave at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Apr 19, 2015. The bus from Paseky will arrive in Prague on Saturday, Apr 25, 2015 at about 11:30 a.m.

In case of interest please fill in the preliminary registration form. The last announcement containing more details will be distributed in due time.

Due to the limited capacity of accommodation facilities the organizers may be forced to decline some later registrations.

Kindly inform your colleagues and students interested in this field.

We are looking forward to meeting you in the Czech Republic.

Michal Červinka, Marián Fabian, Jaroslav Lukeš and Jiří Outrata

The spring school is supported by RSJ Foundation.