Mathematics Departments of the University and Polytechnic of Bari 

posterThe V International Meeting on Lorentzian Geometry (GeLoBa2009) will take place at Hotel Villa Rosa in Martina Franca (Taranto, Italy) from July 8th to July 11th, 2009.

In keeping with the spirit of the previous conferences held in Spain (Lorentzian Geometry. Benalmádena 2001, Geometría de Lorentz. Murcia 2003, III International Meeting on Lorentzian Geometry, Castelldefels 2005 and IV International Meeting on Lorentzian Geometry. Santiago de Compostela 2007) the conference will focus on Mathematical Relativity and Lorentzian Geometry. It will be divided into mini-courses and lectures given by outstanding specialists. There will also be short communications and poster sessions.

Confirmed Plenary Speakers

Dmitri Alekseevsky (University of Edinburgh, UK) 
Yvonne Choquet-Bruhat (Académie des Sciences Française, France)
José Luis Flores (Universidad de Málaga, Spain)
Roberto Giambò (Università degli Studi di Camerino, Italy)
Miguel Angel Javaloyes (Universidad de Granada, Spain)
Volker Perlick (Lancaster University, UK)
Hans-Bert Rademacher (Mathematisches Institut, Leipzig, Germany)

Mini Courses

Manuel Barros (Universidad de Granada, Spain) 
Antonio Masiello (Politecnico di Bari, Italy)


If you are interested in attending the conference, please register by email at including:
First name
Last name
Arrival and departure date and time
Place of arrival and departure
Number of accompanying persons (if any)
I am a PhD student (Yes/No)

If you want to submit a short communication or a poster, please also attach a LaTex file with:

There will be a registration fee of 150€ (VAT included). The registration fee will include coffee breaks, the conference dinner and a shuttle service from/to Bari airport/conference hotel, available on July 7th and  both in the afternoon of July 11 and on July 12

The fee has to be paid cash upon your arrival at the conference.


Hotel reservation: The hotel will continue to accept reservations on a space available basis.

Short communications and posters submissions: May 15, 2009.

Acceptance of submissions: June 8, 2009.

Scientific Committee

Helga Baum (Humboldt-Universität Berlin, Germany)
Paul Ehrlich (University of Florida, USA)
Angel Ferrández (Universidad de Murcia, Spain)
Donato Fortunato (Università di Bari, Italy)
Eduardo García-Río (Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Spain)
Antonio Masiello (Politecnico di Bari, Italy)
Paolo Piccione (Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil)
Alfonso Romero (Universidad de Granada, Spain)

Organizing Committee

Rossella Bartolo (Politecnico di Bari)
Anna Maria Candela  (Università di Bari)
Erasmo Caponio (Politecnico di Bari)
Giuseppe M. Coclite (Università di Bari)
Anna V. Germinario (Università di Bari)
Addolorata Salvatore (Università di Bari)
Miguel Sánchez (Universidad de Granada)


Organizing commitee of the V International Meeting on Lorentzian Geometry



Department for Tourism and Hotel Industry of Regione Puglia.

   Department for Tourism and Hotel Industry of Regione Puglia

Università degli Studi di Bari, Italy

With the collaboration of Spanish research projects:
MTM2007-60731, FQM-1951, MTM2006-01432, MTM2007-64504