West Coast Algebraic Topology Summer School

  • Start Date: 08/08/2010
  • End Date: 08/15/2010

Lectures will be given by participants as well as the organizing committee. Please indicate your willingness to give a lecture in the form below.


University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon


Homotopy Theory of Moduli Spaces: the Mumford Conjecture on the stable cohomology of mapping class groups as resolved by Madsen-Tillmann Weiss, cobordism categories, stability theorems and other recent developments



Participants and the organizing committee will give lectures, with plenty of time for other activities (exercise sessions, reading groups, impromptu lectures).


There is no registration fee for this event, but we ask all who are interested in coming to complete the form below so that we may plan accordingly and create a conference mailing list. Offers of support will be made on an ongoing basis as soon as NSF funding is finalized.


Please note that the deadline for applications requesting financial support is May 1, 2010.


For further information, please check their official webpage at http://noether.uoregon.edu/~dps/wcatss/


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Scientific committee

  Soren Galatius

  Paolo Salvatore

  Oscar Randal-Williams

  Johannes Ebert

  David Ayala

  Nathalie Wahl


Organizing committee

  Alejandro Adem

  Ralph Cohen

  Dev Sinha