Gone Fishing

This is the first meeting of the annual Gone Fishing event in North America for people interested in Poisson geometry to meet and discuss new ideas and results. It was held on Oct. 29-30, 2011 at Washington University in St. Louis, MO, U.S.A.



1. There will be a special Department Colloquium given by Professor Eckhard Meinrenken on Friday afternoon 4:15-5:15 p.m., Oct. 28 at Cupples. All conference participants are welcome to join us.

2. Schedule of talks.

Lodging:  We have blocked some rooms in the following hotels for our participants. Rooms and rates will be held untill September 28.

                          Some nearby hotels

Knight Center

On Campus, at the corner of Throop Drive and Snow Way, 63130. Phone 314-933-9400. Room charge is $119/night (breakfast included).  Reservation code "Gone Fishing Geometry Meeting".

Crowne Plaza

7750 Carondelet, 63105 (about 30 minute walk from campus). Phone 314-726-5400. Room charge is $109/night. Complementary shuttle service to and from the airport and to campus. Reservation code "Gone Fishing Geometry Meeting".

Red Roof Inn

5823 Wilson Ave., St. Louis, MO 63110 (about 3.3 miles to campus). Room charge is $70.82/night. Phone 800-733-7663. Reservation code "B135GONEFI".


We will be able to offer support from NSF for lodging of graduate students and postdocs, and further funds for travel might be available depending on the demand. Please apply it to with CV and a reference name.

Directions to Wash U.

Local Contact:

Alvaro Pelayo,
Xiang Tang,