Workshop
26th British Topology Meeting 2011
Sep 01, 2011 - Sep 03, 2011
ICMS, 15 South College Street Edinburgh
Organisers
Name | Institution |
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Howie, Jim | Heriot-Watt University |
Ranicki, Andrew | University of Edinburgh |
The 26th British Topology Meeting will take place in Edinburgh from Thursday 1 to Saturday 3 September 2011. There will be a number of contributed talks as well as invited talks in a broad range of topics in topology.
This event is being supported by the London Mathematical Society, the Edinburgh Mathematical Society and the Glasgow Mathematical Journal Trust.
Invited speakers
Javier Aramayona (Galway)
Stefan Friedl (Cologne)
Jacob Rasmussen (Cambridge)
Saul Schleimer (Warwick)
Catharina Stroppel (Bonn)
Ulrike Tillmann (Oxford)
Karen Vogtmann (Cornell)
Arrangements
Venue
The meeting will take place in the Newhaven lecture theatre at ICMS, 15 South College Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9AA Scotland.
The meeting will begin with registration at 13.30 on Thursday 1 September with the first talk starting at 14.30. The meeting will close early afternoon on Saturday 3 September.
Participants are asked to complete the registration form on this page. There is a £45 registration fee payable for this workshop.
There will be a workshop dinner on Friday 2 September. A fee of £30 will be charged for the dinner
Travel
Information about travel to the UK and Edinburgh is available here. Lothian buses charge 1.30 GBP for a single journey and 3.20 GBP for a day ticket. Please note that the exact fare is required and no change is given.
A taxi directly from the airport will cost approximately 18.00 to 20.00 GBP to the city centre for a one-way journey.
From the airport, you can take the airport bus Airlink to the city centre. It will cost you 3.50 GBP for a single ticket, or 6.00 GBP return. More details on the airport bus Airlink is available here. The bus will take you to Waverley Bridge (next to Waverley Railway Station).
If travelling by train, please note that Edinburgh has two railway stations - Waverley Railway Station being the main station and closest to the workshop venue at ICMS. If you alight at Edinburgh Waverley, the workshop venue is an easy 10 minute walk over North and South Bridge map. The second railway station is called Haymarket and is at the West End of the city centre.
This map shows the location of ICMS.
Please note that it is your responsibility to have adequate travel insurance to cover medical and other emergencies that may occur on your trip.
Programme
Thursday 1 September
13.30 - 14.30 | Registration at ICMS |
14.30 - 15.30 | Jacob Rasmussen (University of Cambridge) |
15.30 | Coffee/Tea, the Chapterhouse (ground floor) |
16.00 - 17.00 | Catharina Stroppel (University of Bonn) |
17.10 | Silvia-Otilia Corduneanu (Gh. Asachi Technical University of Iasi) |
17.20 | Anca Croitoru (Al.I. Cuza University of Iasi) |
17.30 - 18.30 | Informal wine reception the Chapterhouse (ground floor) |
Friday 2 September
10.00 - 11.00 | Stefan Friedl (University of Cologne) |
11.00 - 11.30 | Coffee/Tea, the Chapterhouse (ground floor) |
11.30 - 12.30 | Karen Vogtmann (Cornell University) |
12.30 - 14.00 | Lunch in the Chapterhouse (ground floor) |
14.00 - 15.00 | Javier Aramayona (NUI Galway) |
15.00 - 15.30 | Coffee/Tea, the Chapterhouse (ground floor) |
15.30 - 16.30 | Saul Schleimer (University of Warwick) |
16.40 - 17.40 | Ulrike Tillmann (University of Oxford) |
19.00 | Dinner at St Trinnean's Room, St Leonards Hall (£30 fee payable) |
Saturday 3 September
09.00 | Richard Hepworth (University of Copenhagen and University of Aberdeen) |
09.20 | Mark Grant (University of Edinburgh and University of Nottingham) |
09.40 | Neset Deniz Turgay (University of Swansea) |
10.00 | Spiros Adams-Florou (University of Edinburgh) |
10.20 | Pokman Cheung (University of Sheffield) |
10.40 | Thomas Huettemann (Queen's University Belfast) |
11.00 - 11.30 | Coffee/Tea, the Chapterhouse (ground floor) |
11.30 | Mikael Vejdemo Johansson (St. Andrews) |
11.50 | Andy Baker (University of Glasgow) |
12.10 | Michael Wiemeler (University of Manchester) |
12.30 | Anssi Lahtinen (University of Copenhagen) |
12.50 | Andrew Donald (University of Glasgow) |
13.10 | Workshop closes |
Presentations:
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Adams-Florou, Spiros | |
A controlled Vietoris-like theorem for simplicial complexes. | |
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Aramayona, Javier | |
Homomorphisms between mapping class groups | |
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Baker, Andrew | |
Loop spaces with polynomial cohomology | |
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Cheung, Pokman | |
Equivariant chiral differential operators and associated modules | |
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Corduneanu, Silvia-Otilia | |
Topologies on spaces of almost periodic measures | |
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Croitoru, Anca | |
Convergence properties for sequences of measurable multifunctions | |
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Donald, Andrew | |
Embedding Seifert manifolds in the 4-sphere | |
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Friedl, Stefan | |
Fundamental groups of 3-manifolds | |
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Grant, Mark | |
On immersions in homology classes | |
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Hepworth, Richard | |
Configuration-spaces and higher categories | |
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Huettemann, Thomas | |
A toric finiteness criterion for chain complexes over Laurent rings | |
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Lahtinen, Anssi | |
String topology of classifying spaces | |
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Rasmussen, Jacob | |
Khovanov homology of torus knots | |
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Schleimer, Saul | |
The structure theorem for train track splitting sequences. | |
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Stroppel, Catharina | |
Categorification and fractional Euler characteristics | |
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Tillmann, Ulrike | |
Homology stability for some families of diffeomorphisms of manifolds | |
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Turgay, Neset Deniz | |
Conjugation invariants in the dual Leibniz-Hopf algebra | |
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Vejdemo-Johansson, Mikael | |
Persistent cohomology and its applications | |
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Vogtmann, Karen | |
Hairy graphs and the cohomology of Out(F_n) | |
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Wiemeler, Michael | |
Non-abelian Lie-groups acting on quasitoric manifolds. | |
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Participants
Name | Institution |
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Adams-Florou, Spiros | University of Edinburgh |
Al-Hajaj, Haitham | Swansea university |
Aramayona, Javier | National University of Ireland at Galway |
Baker, Andrew | University of Glasgow |
Brendle, Tara | University of Glasgow |
Cheung, Pokman | University of Sheffield |
Corduneanu, Silvia-Otilia | Gh. Asachi Technical University of Iasi |
Croitoru, Anca | "Al.I. Cuza" University of Iasi, Faculty of Mathematics |
Crossley, Martin | Swansea University |
Donald, Andrew | University of Glasgow |
Friedl, Stefan | Universität zu Köln |
Fullarton, Neil | Rice University |
Gilbert, Nick | Heriot-Watt University |
Gordon, Iain | University of Edinburgh |
Grant, Mark | University of Edinburgh |
Hepworth, Richard | University of Aberdeen |
Howie, Jim | Heriot-Watt University |
Huettemann, Thomas | Queen's University Belfast |
Lahtinen, Anssi | University of Copenhagen |
Levikov, Filipp | University of Aberdeen |
Orson, Patrick | University of Durham |
Owens, Brendan | University of Glasgow |
Palmer, Christopher | University of Edinburgh |
Palmer, Martin | University of Oxford |
Ranicki, Andrew | University of Edinburgh |
Rasmussen, Jacob | University of Cambridge |
Rodenhausen, Moritz | University of Oxford |
Rovi, Ana | University of Glasgow |
Rovi, Carmen | MPIM Bonn |
Salchow, Jan-David | Humboldt University Berlin |
Schleimer, Saul | University of Warwick |
Schuetz, Dirk | Durham University |
Singer, Michael | University College London |
Stroppel, Catharina | University of Bonn |
Tillmann, Ulrike | University of Oxford |
Turgay, Neset Deniz | University of Wales, Swansea |
Ullman, Harry | University of Sheffield |
Vejdemo-Johansson, Mikael | University of St Andrews |
Vogtmann, Karen | University of Warwick |
Wall, Terry | University of Liverpool |
Wallis, Alistair | Heriot-Watt University |
Wiemeler, Michael | University of Manchester |