15-16 October 2014
IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca
Organizers: Luca Aceto,
De Nicola and
Hennessy will turn 65 on Wednesday, 15 October 2014. This small,
informal two-day workshop will celebrate this event by gathering some
of Matthew's former students and collaborators at
IMT Institute for Advanced
Studies Lucca in the beautiful city of
We are compiling a list of Matthew Hennessy's
academic descendants. Please let us know if we are missing anyone.
There will be a small number of invited talks and plenty of
opportunities for informal interaction, both scientific and
social. The programme (last updated on Wednesday, 15
October 2014) is here.
The social dinner for the workshop will be held at the
Ellen Clan, Via del Fosso 120, Lucca. The restaurant is very close
to IMT Lucca, where the workshop is
MatthewFest in the media and photos
The MatthewFest has been covered in local newspapers.
Photos from the event will be available here in due course.
The following people will attend the event, apart from the organizers
and, of course, Matthew himself: S. Arun-Kumar, Marek Bednarczyk,
Glynn Winskel and
information. Note for those landing in Florence: There is a
direct bus (the R002, Vaibus, bus) from the airport (FIRENZE via
Guidoni aereoporto) to Lucca. The bus ride lasts about one
hour. Tickets can be purchased on the bus, but one has to pay in
for more information. The last bus leaves at 19:25.
- Accommodation in
- Where to eat in Lucca (coming soon)
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