Numerical Analysis in the 21st Century


Numerical Analysis in the 21st Century

We look forward to welcoming you to the conference Numerical Analysis in the 21st Century, in honour of Nick Trefethen’s retirement from Oxford.

Location: Blavatnik School of Government and Balliol College, Oxford, UK
Dates: Aug 14-17, 2023
Organised by: Patrick Farrell, Yuji Nakatsukasa, Alex Townsend.

Invited speakers

Conference program

The conference will begin on the morning of 14 August and end at lunchtime on 17 August. The full conference program can be found here.

Important dates

31 March 2023 (extended, previously 28 February 2023): Application deadline for early-career travel support

30 April 2023: Registration deadline for contributed talks (extended, previously 31 March)

14-17 August 2023: Conference dates

15 August 2023: Banquet in Balliol College


Registration closed on July 31.

The registration fee was £190 for the four-day conference, and included the banquet in Balliol College. Tickets for the banquet alone cost £50.

Abstract submission

Abstract submission is now closed.

Travel support

The deadline for travel support was 28 February 2023.

We have bursaries available to support the registration, accommodation, and travel costs for attendees who would otherwise struggle to come for financial reasons, such as early-career researchers (MSc students, PhD students, and postdocs) or those working in countries with a less developed research infrastructure. To apply for this, please email the three organisers with

Conference banquet

The conference banquet will take place on Tuesday Aug 15 in Balliol College, Oxford. Balliol was founded in 1263 and counts Adam Smith, Aldous Huxley, four prime ministers, and five Nobel laureates as alumni. The dress code for the banquet will be business formal (jacket or suit and tie for men).

The Balliol College dining hall.
Photo by David Iliff. License: CC BY-SA 3.0.


The conference will take place in the Blavatnik School of Government, 120 Walton Street, Oxford OX2 6GG.



The banquet will take place in the dining hall of Balliol College, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BJ.



We have reserved rooms in several Oxford colleges for use by conference attendees at reasonable rates. This supply is limited and we recommend booking early. For details on how to book these, please contact Yuji Nakatsukasa.

Getting to Oxford

Oxford is conveniently located about an hour by train from London. For international attendees, the most convenient way to Oxford is to fly to London Heathrow Airport and to take the airline bus service. For more details, and other airports ordered by convenience, see Mike Giles’ page on travelling to Oxford.


For information, contact Patrick Farrell, Yuji Nakatsukasa, and Alex Townsend.


The conference has been generously sponsored by: