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The Banff International Research Station (BIRS) hosted the "Combinatorial and Convex Geometry Fest" workshop (February 13-15, 2015), which was aimed at celebrating the highly influential contributions of Professor Károly Bezdek and Professor Egon Schulte to the field of Discrete Geometry. 

Professors Károly Bezdek, Egon Schulte and Asia Ivic Weiss organized the "Discrete Geometry and Symmetry" workshop from February 8th to February 13th, 2015 at The Banff International Research Station (BIRS). 

Welcome to the University of Calgary's Centre for Computational & Discrete Geometry (CCDG), an academic research centre housed within the Department of Mathematics & Statistics and supported by the Canada Research Chairs Program, Canada Foundation for Innovation, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, Faculty of Science and the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. 

Geometry and Symmetry (GeoSym 2015)

University of Pannonia, Veszprém, Hungary 
29 June - 3 July, 2015 

The conference will celebrate the 60th birthdays in 2015 of Prof. Károly Bezdek (University of Calgary, Canada and University of Pannonia, Hungary) and Prof. Egon Schulte (Northeastern University, USA). The theme of the conference will be geometry and symmetry, with emphasis on recent progress on aspects of discrete geometry in which Bezdek and Schulte have made remarkable contributions. For important dates, abstract submission and other details please refer to the conference webpage

Congratulations to Muhammad Ali Khan for winning the prestigious University of Calgary Teaching Award for Graduate Assistants. A great addition to his long list of awards and accolades!  

Professor Károly Bezdek was invited to give a talk at the 2015 Joint Mathematics Meetings - the largest mathematics meeting in the world - held in San Antonio, Texas from January 10-13, 2015. 

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