Novel Techniques in Low Dimension: Floer Homology, representation theory and algebraic topology 2020-2024

CRG Organizers:

Ryan Budney, Victoria

Sabin Cautis, UBC

Robert Lipshitz, Oregon 

Liam Watson, UBC 

Ben Williams, UBC 

Kristine Bauer, UC* 

*Collaborator and CRG Advisor 

Planned Activities:

2020 Seminar Series:

May 20: Topology Seminar: Zipie Nie (Princeton University). Non-left-orderable surgeries on iterated 1-bridge braids (Online) 

May 27: Topology Seminar: Allison Moore (Virginia Commonwealth University). Topic TBA  (Online)

June 3: Topology Seminar: Sebastian Gant (UBC). Topic TBA (Online)


2020 Conferences and summer schools

May 13A one-day virtual conference. Organized by: Tye Lidman (NC State), Liam Watson (UBC) 

July 20-25: Frontiers in low-dimensional topology. Organized by: John Baldwin (Boston College), Lisa Piccirillo (MIT), Liam Watson (UBC) POSTPONED INDEFINITELY

Sept 26-27Cascade Topology Seminar. Organized by: Ben Williams & Liam Watson (UBC), Jeffrey Meier (Western Washington University) 


2021 Conferences and Summer Schools: 

Events held online.


2022 Conferences and Summer Schools:

June 13- 17 Conference on New Development in Four Dimansion. Organized by: Ryan Budney (University of Victoria), Jeffrey Meier (Western Washington University) and Maggie Miller (Stanford University)


July 11-22Summer school on Floer Homotopy Theory. Organized by: Kristen Hendricks (Rutgers), Ailsa Keating (Cambridge), Robert Lipshitz (Oregon), Liam Watson and Ben Williams (UBC)


2023 Conferences and Summer Schools:

April 29 Cascade Topology Seminar. Organized by: Jeffrey Meier, Western Washington University; Liam Watson, University of British Columbia; Ben Williams, University of British Columbia.