The venue for the conference is Vanderbilt University. Vanderbilt is a private university, founded in 1873. Located about two miles from downtown Nashville, Vanderbilt is situated on 330 acres and is designed as an arboretum. Vanderbilt is the largest private employer in the region. The university includes four undergraduate schools, the Graduate School, and five professional schools. Vanderbilt is consistently ranked among the top 15 research universities in the United States. The Department of Mathematics has a distinguished international faculty and a variety of research groups and centers, including the Center for Constructive Approximation.
All lectures of the conference will be in Wilson Hall on the main campus. (An app for the campus map is here.) The lobby will be used for registrations, coffee breaks, and a book display. The meeting rooms in Wilson Hall are equipped with digital projectors and other equipment needed for the meeting. Wilson Hall and its meeting spaces are accessible to participants with disabilities.
Nashville, also known as Music City, offers the amenities of a large city and the friendliness of a small town. The metropolitan Nashville area, in the heart of Middle Tennessee, has a population of over one million. The city, a center for music of all kinds, has many other cultural and entertainment opportunities, including theater, film, museums, symphony, recreation areas, and two major league sports teams.