The Southwest Center for Arithmetic Geometry

Arizona Winter School 2003
General Information

General Information

  • Title: “Logic and Number Theory”
  • Dates: March 15-19, 2003
  • Location: Sheraton Tucson Hotel and Suites
  • Organizers: Anand Pillay, Bjorn Poonen, and Minhyong Kim

Speakers and Courses

  • François Loeser: “Motivic and p-adic integration”
  • Anand Pillay and Thomas Scanlon: “Model theory and diophantine geometry”
  • Bjorn Poonen: “Hilbert's tenth problem”
  • Florian Pop: “Elementary equivalence of finitely generated fields”

Special Lecture Series

  • Angus Macintyre: “The history of interactions between logic and number theory”

The AWS 2003 Notes page has links to course and project descriptions, as well as notes.


There will be 6 hours per day of lectures (roughly 9:00 am to 6:00 pm), and evening working sessions. Monday afternoon will be free. For all the details, see the schedule page.

About the Hotel

This year, all Winter School activities will be held at the Tucson Sheraton Hotel and Suites (5151 E Grant Road 520-323-6262). The UA Math Department has booked a block of hotel suites at the hotel and for March 14-19, 2003 for the speakers and the participants who will be receiving funding for lodging. If you plan to attend and pay your own expenses, you can call the hotel directly to make reservations. Please be sure to inform them that you are an AWS participant to receive the conference rate. Be advised that March is a very busy time for Tucson so that reservations should be made as early as possible.