Number Theory Down Under

On 5th October 2013, the Centre for Computer-Assisted Research Mathematics and its Applications (CARMA), is hosting a one-day number theory workshop in Newcastle, which we are calling Number Theory Down Under.

The workshop will take place at the Harbourview Function Centre. The Harbourview Function Centre is located on the Hunter River just a moment's walk away from downtown Newcastle and Nobbys Beach.

Talks on recent results and problems of interest are invited from researchers of all levels; the only restriction is that it should be on a currently relevant area which is considered number theory. Student participation is encouraged.

Details about registration, confirmed participants, accommodation, travel, and anything else needed can be found below.

Please email one of the organisers, Michael Coons at or Mumtaz Hussain at, with any questions.


To register, please fill out this form and email it to Juliane Turner at

Confirmed Participants
Shi Bai (University of Auckland)
James Borger (Australian National University)
Jonathan Borwein (University of Newcastle)
Richard Brent (University of Newcastle and Australian National University)
Michael Coons (University of Newcastle)
Karl Dilcher (Dalhousie University)
David Harvey (University of New South Wales)
Mumtaz Hussain (University of Newcastle)
Ross McPhedran (University of Sydney)
Sinai Robins (Nanyang Technological University)
Timothy Trudgian (Australian National University)
Daniel Sutherland (University of Newcastle)
Yinan Zhang (University of Sydney)
Wadim Zudilin (University of Newcastle)

Travel and Accommodation

Newcastle is easily accessible via train from Sydney; a train leaves every hour from Central Station to Newcastle ending at Newcastle Station, which is just a short walk away from the workshop venue. There are also direct flights available from Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne and Sydney.

Accommodation anywhere in the Newcastle CBD will put you in walking distance to both the conference venue and Newcastle Station. Some hotels that are towards the beach in Newcastle's CBD are Noah's on the Beach, Novotel, and Hotel Novocastrian. There is also a YHA Australia Backpackers just steps away from the beaches. Just a stroll up the river from the workshop venue, in Newcastle's Honeysuckle district, there is a Crowne Plaza and Chifley Apartments.