Welcome to the web site of the CT99, which will take place from Sunday evening,
18 July 1999, through Saturday morning, 24 July, in Coimbra, Portugal.
This meeting is being organized by the Category
Theory Group of the University of Coimbra.
Previous meetings have been held in Como,
Montreal, Tours, Halifax, Isle of Thorns (Sussex) and Vancouver.
The scientific programme will begin Monday morning with the lecture
"Eilenberg and categories"
Saunders Mac Lane
The programme consists of 50mn invited talks
and 25mn contributed talks.
The morning sessions will take place at the conference center
(Auditório da Reitoria) of the
University of Coimbra, which is located in the basement of the building next to the
The afternoon sessions will take place at the Mathematics Department
(Sala Pedro Nunes and
A description of the social programme will be given at the conference.
The registration fee includes the conference documentation, coffee breaks, lunches (from
Monday until Friday), a welcome reception in the Bar Centro Cultural D. Dinis
(Sunday, 7:30pm), a music concert in the University Chapel (Monday, 10pm),
a guided tour on Wednesday and the conference dinner on Friday.