Alpine Algebraic and Applied Topology Conference

15-21 August 2016

Hôtel Kristall Saphir - Saas-Almagell - Switzerland

a picture of the Kreuzbodensee
    This conference was held in the alpine village of Saas-Almagell, in the Swiss canton of Valais. It gathered around 70 mathematicians, from PhD students to senior experts, and covered a wide range of topics in algebraic topology, including applied algebraic topology.

Conference Program

You can download here the conference program (PDF), the abstracts (PDF), and below the handouts of the beamer presentations.

The conference featured a special day, wednesday 17th, with focus on algebraic K-theory and other "valaisan specialities", dedicated to Dominique Arlettaz on the occasion of his sixtieth birthday.

Invited speakers

Contributed talks


A photo album of the pre-conference hike and other hikes has been assembled by Gard Spreemann, with photos courtesy of the participants.

conference picture

Download the conference picture (4,4M).
conference picture

The Fluchthorn summit picture (1,8M), and another one.

List of participants


Financial support has been granted by the following institutions:

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Previous alpine conferences on algebraic topology took place in 1999, 2004, 2008 and 2012 in the small village of Arolla.


Christian Ausoni, Kathryn Hess, Brenda Johnson, Ieke Moerdijk and Jérôme Scherer.

Photo of the Kreuzbodensee courtesy of Rosine Breuer, Kristall Saphir Hotel.
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