Einstein Workshop Discrete Geometry and Topology

Berlin Mathematical School

Freie Universität Berlin

March 13-16, 2018

arrival: Monday, March 12

departure: Friday, March 16, or Saturday 17.



This will be a four day workshop with lectures, presentations and informal discussions on discrete geometry and topology, and related topics (combinatorial topology, computational geometry, polytope theory). It is primarily funded by the Einstein Foundation Berlin, as part of Francisco Santos' Einstein Visiting Fellowship at FU Berlin for 2016-2019. Additional funding is provided by the project Discretization in Geometry and Dynamics (SFB Transregio 109) and the Berlin Mathematical School.


Michael Joswig
(TU Berlin)

Francisco Santos
(U of Cantabria)

Jonathan Spreer
(FU Berlin)

Günter Ziegler
(FU Berlin)

Schedule (Tentative)

  Tuesday 13th Wednesday 14th Thursday 15th Friday 16th

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Welcome words

09:00-09:45 TBA TBA TBA TBA
09:45-10:15 Coffee break Coffee break Coffee break Coffee break
10:15-11:00 TBA TBA TBA TBA
11:15-12:00 TBA TBA TBA TBA
13:00-14:00 Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
14:45-15:30 TBA Poster session    Poster session
15:30-16:00 Coffee break Coffee break   Coffee break
16:00-16:45 TBA

Poster session

17:00-17:45 TBA Problem Session    

Confirmed Speakers


There will be some poster sessions for participants to present their work, if they wish. If you are interested in presenting a poster say so in the registration form.


To register fill out and submit the registration form. Registration is free but having a list of registered participants helps us in the organization.

Application for support

We have some funds to support local expenses of a number of participants. If you need support, say so when registering and fill in the following additional form. Priority will be given to younger participants and the deadline for support application is January 31, 2018


Michael Joswig Technische Universität Berlin
Francisco Santos Universidad de Cantabria
Jonathan Spreer Freie Universität Berlin
Günter Ziegler Freie Universität Berlin


The workshop will take place at Auditorium 001 of Takustraße 9 of the "Institut für Informatik" of Freie Universität Berlin.

Address: Rooms 001 & 005, Takustraße 9, 14195 Berlin, Germany. Google maps

Directions: From U3 station Dahlemdorf, walk 100m west on Königin-Luise-Straße, then turn right and walk 400m southwest on Takustraße, then follow the signs for "Institut für Informatik".