[ALGTOP-L] Cascade topology seminar, April 28-29 - final announcement

Alejandro Adem adem at math.ubc.ca
Thu Apr 12 12:59:52 EDT 2012


**Cascade Topology Seminar - April 28-29, 2012**

Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Science
UBC Campus - Vancouver

SATURDAY, April 28:

  9:30 am  Coffee and pastries

10:00 am  Mladen Bestvina (Utah)
"Topology of numbers"

11:15 am  Dev Sinha (Oregon)
"Cohomology of the symmetric groups"

12:15 - 2:00 pm  Lunch

  2:00 pm   Ian Biringer (Yale)
"Random samplings of locally symmetric spaces"

  3:00 pm  Coffee Break

  4:00 pm Joan Birman (Barnard-Columbia)
"The dilatation of a pseudo-Anosov maps and its
invariant polynomials"

  6:30 pm Dinner for Dale Rolfsen on occasion of
          his 70th birthday

SUNDAY, April 29

  9:30  am  Coffee and pastries

10:00 am  Jack Morava (Johns Hopkins)
"Theories of Anything"

11:15 am  Juan Souto (UBC)
"Metrics on manifolds with large volume and spectral gap"


The Cascade Topology Seminar is supported by the Pacific
Institute for the Mathematical Sciences and the National
Science Foundation.

All talks will be held at PIMS (WMAX 216). For more information
please see http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/120428-cts




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