Cascade Topology Seminar

  • Start Date: 11/07/2015
  • End Date: 11/08/2015
Speaker(s):

 

Mark Behrens, Notre Dame

Ryan Budney, University of Victoria

Sheel Ganatra, Stanford

Robert Lipshitz, University of Oregon
Vesna Stojanoska, UIUC
Ben Williams, UBC

Location: 

Portland State University, Oregon

Description: 

 

The 55th semi-annual Cascade Topology Seminar features talks from a mix
of algebraic and geometric topologists, and will be held on the November
7-8 weekend at Portland State University.

Schedule: 

 

 

Saturday

 

9:30-10:00          Caffeine and Carbohydrates

 

10:00-11:00         Robert Lipshitz, Properties of the Alexander polynomial and knot Floer homology

 

11:15-12:15         Vesna Stojanoska, So many dualities, so little time

 

12:15-2:00           Lunch

 

2:00-3:00            Mark Behrens, The bo-Adams spectral sequence

 

3:30-4:30            Ryan Budney, Exploring the 4-manifold landscape using triangulations

 

6:30-?                 Dinner at the home of Steve Bleiler

 

Sunday

 

9:30-10:00          Caffeine and Carbohydrates

 

10:00-11:00        Ben Williams, TBA

 

11:15-12:15        Sheel Ganatra, TBA

Organizers:

 

Steve Bleiler

Kyle Ormsby

Angélica Osorno

Other Information: 

 

 

Location

 

All talks will be held at Portland State University. Talks will be in Neuberger 462, while Caffeine and Carbohydrate events are in Neuberger 344. Neuberger Hall is at the intersection of SW Broadway and Hall in PSU's downtown Portland campus. Maps with driving and Tri-Met directions to the dinner will be available at the meeting.

 

Abstracts for all talks are available here. The conference website can be found here.

 

Funding

 

Limited support from the National Science Foundation is available for participants in these meetings without grant support. First priority will go to graduate students and faculty from regional universities. Participants from other universities may be supported if funds are available. See the conference website for more information and contact information.

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