44th Annual Great Plains Operator Theory Symposium (GPOTS 2024)

June 3-7, 2024
University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Plenary Speakers (confirmed)
  • Alcides Buss, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
  • Robin Deeley, University of Colorado-Boulder
  • Elizabeth Gillaspy, University of Montana 
  • Adrian Ioana, University of California, San Diego
  • John McCarthy, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Brent Nelson, Michigan State University
  • Jesse Peterson, Vanderbilt University
  • Travis Russell, Texas Christian University 
  • Jack Spielberg, Arizona State University 
  • Karen Strung, Institute of Mathematics of the Czech Academy of Sciences 
  • Rolando de Santiago, Purdue University 

Plenary Speakers (tentative)

  • Kristin Courtney, University of Southern Denmark 
  • Jamie Gabe, University of Southern Denmark 
  • Eleanor Rieffel, NASA
Local Organizers
Allan Donsig, Ishan Ishan, David Pitts, Christopher Schafhauser, Gregory Faurot
Invited plenary lectures and contributed talks on Operator Algebras and Operator Theory.  The scientific program begins on the morning of Monday, June 3, 2024 and to end about noon on Friday, June 7, 2024.  There will also be an evening reception on Sunday, June 2, 2024, and a banquet on Wednesday, June 5, 2024. 
Register for GPOTS 2024 here 
If you are interested in giving a contributed talk, please also complete the abtract submission form.

Travel Information

If you are flying into Lincoln, you can fly to the Lincoln Airport (LNK) in Lincoln or Epply Airfield (OMA), which is in Omaha and an hour drive to Lincoln. If you choose the Omaha option, there is a shuttle that runs from the Omaha Airport to your desired location in Lincoln called OMALink. This needs to be booked in advance. OMALink reservations can be made online. 


The university requires a parking pass to park in on-campus lots. There is paid-by-the-hour garage parking at Stadium Drive Parking Garage and by-the-hour metered parking near Avery Hall (the Math Department building), where the talks will talk place. Map of Visitor Parking on Campus


There are two GPOTS-arranged lodging options.  There is a dorm option, which is the cheapest option, and a hotel option.  The dorm option is the University Suites (suite-style dorms) in a double room for $31.30 or a single room for $46.95 (dorm prices include breakfast).  Take a video tour of the University Suites.  The deadline for dorm accommodations is Sunday, May 12. 

If you prefer to stay in a hotel, a block of rooms has been put on hold for GPOTS at the Graduate Hotel. Rooms are offered at a discounted rate of $112 a night, which includes breakfast. The Graduate Hotel is a three-minute drive to campus or a short walk.  Reservations for the Graduate Hotel can be made online with this special GPOTS link.  The deadline for discounted rooms at the Graduate Hotel is Sunday, May 12. 

If you plan to stay on campus, we ask that you please fill out the GPOTS Housing Form.

Further Information  

Additional information about GPOTS may be posted later; please email any organizer if you have questions.

The Canadian Operator Symposium (COSy) for 2024 will meet the week of May 27 to May 31 at the University of Alberta. 

For reference, GPOTS 2023 was at The Ohio State University

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GPOTS 2024 is supported by the National Science Foundation and the UNL-Research Council