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NCGOA 2023 will take place at Vanderbilt University from May 8 to May 11, 2023. This year’s topic is von Neumann Algebras. The Eighteenth Annual Spring Institute on Noncommutative Geometry and Operator Algebras is a combination of spring school and international conference. The conference will consist of a number of invited research talks and short contributions. We strongly encourage students and postdocs to attend this conference. Please read the section on financial aid below regarding information on how to apply for financial support.

Invited Speakers

Speaker Affiliation Title
Bat-Od Battseren RIMS, Kyoto University
Quan Chen Ohio State University
Ionut Chifan University of Iowa
Changying Ding Vanderbilt University
Ben Hayes University of Virginia
Roberto Hernandez Palomares University of Waterloo
Peter Huston Vanderbilt University
Corey Jones NC State University
Kate Juschenko University of Texas at Austin
Mehrdad Kalantar University of Houston
Srivatsav Kunnawalkam Elayavalli IPAM, UCLA
Brent Nelson Michigan State University
David Penneys Ohio State University
Emily Peters Loyola University Chicago
Thomas Sinclair Purdue University
Noah Snyder University of Indiana
Hui Tan UCSD
Hans Wenzl UCSD
Feng Xu UC Riverside
Jun Yang Harvard University


All participants, including invited speakers, are asked to register online. All questions should be directed to If you intend to request support, please read the section Reimbursement Policy.

Registration Link.

Financial Aid

Financial support will be available to (partially) fund graduate students, postdoctoral researchers and other participants without grant support. We encourage those of you who are asking for support to share accommodations. If you plan to apply for funding, please fill out the “Request Financial Support” portion of the registration form. International participants need to fill out a Business Visitor Questionnaire. Please submit your request for financial support by March 15, 2023. Late applications will be considered as long as financial support is available. Note that we are unable to provide any support in advance.


Funding for the Eighteenth Annual Spring Institute on Noncommutative Geometry and Operator Algebras is provided by the National Science Foundation and both the College of Arts & Science and the Department of Mathematics Shanks Endowment at Vanderbilt University. We are grateful for their support.

Organizing Committee

Dietmar Bisch, Vanderbilt University
Jesse Peterson, Vanderbilt University