The Sixteenth Annual Spring Institute Noncommutative Geometry and Operator Algebras 
will be hosted in Münster in May 2018. There will be several introductory minicourses, in particular addressed at PhD students and PostDocs, as well as a number of invited research talks.

Minicourse speakers:

Caleb Eckhardt
Xin Li
Karen Strung
Gabor Szabó
Stuart White

Invited talks by:

Francesca Arici
Selcuk Barlak
Lisa Orloff Clark
Marius Dadarlat
Alexander Engel
James Gabe
Eusebio Gardella
Elizabeth Gillaspy
Ilan Hirshberg
David Kerr
Zhuang Niu
Sven Raum
Yasuhiko Sato
Tatiana Shulman
Hannes Thiel
Aaron Tikuisis
Moritz Weber
Jianchao Wu

If you wish to participate, please register here by 2. April 2018.
Please send enquiries to

We will arrange accomodation for invited speakers; all other participants are kindly asked to book their own hotel rooms. 

Some hotels not too far away (from Schlossplatz 2, where the talks will take place):

Hotel am Schloßpark
Hotel Jellentrup
factory hotel
Hotel Niemann
Hotel International am Theater
Stadthotel Münster
Hotel Überwasserhof
Mövenpick Hotel Münster

Some hostels:
Nordstern hostel
Jugendgästehaus Aasee

We have reserved a block of (shared) rooms at Nordstern hostel; if you’d like to book one of these please send an email to
Here are some practical hints.

Some previous NCGOAs: 2017, 2016, 2015

NCGOA 2018: C*-algebras and Dynamics

WWU Münster, May 14–19

Organised by Dietmar Bisch, Siegfried Echterhoff, Wilhelm Winter