Symplectic Geometry in Lyon

A conference in honor of Jean-Claude Sikorav

Lyon, November 2nd-4th, 2017

Celebrating Jean-Claude's 60th birthday

Our friend and colleague Jean-Claude Sikorav will turn 60 in 2017. The occasion will be celebrated in an international conference on symplectic geometry at the University Lyon 1 and at the ENS de Lyon, with special emphasis on topics that Jean-Claude contributed to, in particular:

  • Generating functions
  • Topology of Lagrangian submanifolds
  • Automatic transversality for holomorphic curves


Organizing committee

  • Emmanuel Giroux (ENS de Lyon et UMI Montréal)
  • Patrick Massot (École polytechnique)
  • Marco Mazzucchelli (ENS de Lyon)
  • Klaus Niederkrüger (Université Lyon 1)
  • Jean-Yves Welschinger (Université Lyon 1)

Practical informations

The workshop location will be:


Institut Camille Jordan
Université Lyon 1
43 boulevard du 11 novembre 1918
69622 Villeurbanne

(Friday + Saturday)

ENS de Lyon (site Monod)
allée d’Italie
69364 Lyon

Starting/ending time

Participants will be welcomed from 9am on Thursday 2nd November. The first talk will start at 10am. The last talk will end on Satursday 4th November at 12am.

For any questions about the conference, please contact us at


Unfortunately we cannot reserve rooms for you.  Below you find a list of hotels for different budgets:

  • Villemanzy (***), In the heart of Lyon, on the slopes of the Croix-Rousse, with "charm".
    21, montée Saint Sébastien
    69001 Lyon
  • Hôtel du Théâtre (**), in the center of town.
    10 Rue De Savoie
    69002 Lyon
  • Séjours & Affaires Saxe-Gambetta, small simple studios (they have several other hotels in Lyon).
    34, Grande Rue de la Guillotière
    69003 Lyon
  • Hôtel D'Ainay (*), cheap hotel in the center.
    14 Rue Remparts D'Ainay
    69002 Lyon