Higgs bundles and related topics

May 29 - June 2, 2017 in Nice, France 

Goals of the meeting

The conference aims at bringing together researchers working in the numerous fields involving Higgs bundles and giving account on recent progress made in topics like the geometry and topology of their moduli spaces, Teichmüller theory, surface group representations and non-abelian Hodge theory.

Confirmed speakers

  • Jorgen Andersen
  • David Baraglia
  • Indranil Biswas
  • Tsao-Hsien Chen
  • Ron Donagi (TBC)
  • David Dumas
  • Vladimir Fock
  • Tamas Hausel
  • Victoria Hoskins
  • Adrian Langer
  • Qiongling Li
  • Marina Logares
  • Takuro Mochizuki
  • Motohico Mulase
  • Pranav Pandit
  • Laura Schaposnik
  • Richard Wentworth
  • Kang Zuo

Scientific committee

François Labourie, Christian Pauly, Carlos Simpson

Program and Abstracts

available soon

Practical information

There is no conference fee. There is limited funding available for travel and living expenses, priority is given to younger participants. If you want to apply for funding, please contact 


with precise information on the funding you need.

The meeting will take place in the Laboratoire J.A. Dieudonné in Nice, France. The LJAD is situated on the campus of Valrose in the center of Nice. You can find some detailed acces information here.

How to find your hotel: 

General information about Nice and the Côte d'Azur (French Riviera).


This conference benefits from the support of LJAD and the project GEOMODULI.


Sorin Dumitrescu, Andreas Höring, Christian Pauly, Ana Peon

Conference coordinator: Angélique Guitard (email guitard (at) unice.fr)

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