International Conference on Complex Analysis and Related Topics

The 11th Romanian - Finnish Seminar

August 14-19, 2008, Alba Iulia, Romania

Within the tradition of the collaboration between the Romanian and Finnish mathematicians initiated by Rolf Nevanlinna and Simion Stoilow, a conference on Complex Analysis and Related Topics, the 11th Romanian-Finnish Seminar, will take place in Alba Iulia, Romania, August 14-19, 2008. The organizers are: The Institute of Mathematics "Simion Stoilow" of the Romanian Academy, "1 Decembrie 1918" University of Alba Iulia, University of Pitesti, University of Bucharest, the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science of the "Babes-Bolyai" University of Cluj-Napoca, in cooperation with the Universities of Helsinki, Joensuu and Jyvaskyla from Finland.

Organizing Committee: C. Andreian Cazacu (Bucharest), H. Begehr (Berlin), L. Beznea (Bucharest), D. Breaz (Alba Iulia), M. Coltoiu (Bucharest), A. Gheondea (Bucharest), I. Laine (Joensuu), O. Martio (Helsinki), P. T. Mocanu (Cluj-Napoca), G. Salagean (Cluj-Napoca), M. Vuorinen (Turku)

Local Organizers: D. Breaz , N. Breaz, D. Wainberg (Alba Iulia)

Among others the following mathematicians promissed to participate: Rauno Aulaskari (Joensuu), Ilie Barza (Karlstad), Zoltan Balogh (Bern), Petru Cojuhari (Krakow), Peter Dovbush (Chisinau), Sirkka-Liisa Eriksson (Tampere), Arturo Fernandez-Arias (Madrid), Anatoly Golberg (Holon), Kohur GowriSankaran (Montreal), David Herron (Cincinnati), Ilkka Holopainen (Helsinki), Shigeyashu Kamiya (Okayama), Stanislava Kanas (Rzeszow), Tapani Kuusalo (Jyväskylä), Ilpo Laine (Joensuu), Massimo Lanza de Christoforis (Padova), John Lewis (Lexington), Vladimir Markovic (Warwick), Gaston Martin (Massey), Olli Martio (Helsinki), Pertti Mattila (Helsinki), Marius Mitrea (Missouri-Columbia), Miodrag Mateljevic (Belgrade), Raimo Näkki (Jyväskylä), Olavi Nevanlinna (Helsinki), Milutin Obradovic (Belgrade), Jani Onninen (Syracuse), Vladimir Ryazanov (Donetsk), Nageswari Shanmugalingam (Cincinnati), Anton Thalmaier (Luxembourg), Gerald Trutnau (Bielefeld), Jeremy Tyson (Urbana-Champaign), Jang-Mei Wu (Urbana-Champaign), Eduard Yakubov (Holon), Chung Chun Yang (Hong Kong)



Conference Location: University of Alba Iulia, "Facultatea de Teologie Ortodoxa" Building, Str. 1 Decembrie 1918, no. 13, Alba Iulia.

The Registration Desk will be open at the conference location on Thursday, August 14th, 2008, in the time period 10:00-14:30 h.


The following sections will be included:

1. Analytic functions of one complex variable: 1A. Univalence, 1B. Other subjects;

2. Quasiconformal mappings and Teichmüller spaces;

3. Several complex variables;

4. Potential theory;

5. Functional analytical methods in complex analysis.

There will be plenary lectures, lectures in sections and short communications.

Abstracts of all lectures will be included in the conference materials.

The proceedings of the conference will be published in the mathematical journals edited by Editura Academiei Publishing House.

The participation fee is 50 Euro (covering the conference materials, refreshments and the welcome reception), to be payed at the registration desk which will be open on Thursday, August 14th. The opening ceremony will take place on Thursday, August 14th , in the afternoon.

Accomodation information may be found at the address: http://

For student hostel type accomodation (in limited number) please contact the Organizing Committee on the address below.

Lunch and dinner may be served at the University Restaurant, the price/meal is about 6 Euro.

Transport. The normal arrival day is Thursday, August, 14th, 2008, in the morning. The nearest airports are those from Sibiu (75 km, notice that Sibiu (Hermannstadt) was the European Capital of Culture in 2007) and Cluj Napoca (100 km). There are regular flights to this places from many European airports (e.g. Frankfurt, Milano, Wien, Prague, Budapest, Paris), there are also flight connections between Cluj-Napoca and Bucharest; see the web pages and

We shall pick you up from these airports, please indicate us your precise arrival time.

One can reach Alba Iulia from Bucharest by train (about 6 hours). You may find information about the train connections at the following address: Participants intending to come by car, obtain on request additional information.

Alba Iulia (Apulum) is located 350 km north of Bucharest in Transylvania near the Western Carpathians Mountains. The two millennium old city of Alba Iulia was the capital of Dacia-Apulensis (first century) and Transylvania Principality (sixteenth century). On Sunday, August 17th an excursion in the picturesque neighbourhoods of Alba Iulia, will be organized. The price (including the lunch and conference dinner) will be about 20 Euro.

Additional social events for accompanying persons will be available.


Complex Analysis and Related Topics

c/o Institute of Mathematics "Simion Stoilow" of the Romanian Academy

P.O. Box 1-764, RO-014700, Bucharest, Romania

Fax: +40 21 319 65 05 ; E-mail: