Photograph by kind permission of James Mitchell.
Permutation Patterns 2007 was held in St Andrews, Scotland, UK, from 11 to 15 June 2007. This was the fifth meeting of the conference. The subsequent meetings have been:
The conference topics include (but are not limited to) enumeration questions, forbidden pattern questions, study of the involvement order, algorithms for computing with permutation patterns, applications and generalisations of permutation patterns, and others.
St Andrews is a small town on the scenic east coast of Scotland, with a long and distinguished history. In particular, the University, founded in 1413, is the oldest in Scotland, and third oldest in Britain. For more information please see this site; a map of the town can be found here.
The University's travel guidelines can be found here.
A shortened version which should be suitable for most participants:
From Edinburgh Airport:
From Glasgow Airport:
For the especially keen, the Fife Coastal Path may provide an interesting alternative, although you are advised to travel with a minimum of luggage.
The Postgraduate Combinatorial Conference was held in St Andrews right before PP2007, from 6 to 8 June. PCC is aimed at current research students in all areas of combinatorics and discrete mathematics. For details see here.
The proceedings of the conference will be published by Cambridge University Press in a forthcoming book. The anticipated publication date is June, 2010.