[ALGTOP-L] Midwest Topology Seminar (Final Announcement)

James E McClure mcclure at math.purdue.edu
Tue Apr 24 16:52:16 EDT 2012




The Spring Midwest Topology Seminar will be a two-day event, Saturday
April 28 and Sunday April 29 at Purdue University.

We are in the Eastern time zone.

More information is available at the conference website:
http://www.math.purdue.edu/~rkaufman/midwest12/

Saturday:

       9:15  Refreshments in the Math Library lounge

       10:00 Fred Cohen
             Moment-angle complexes, Polyhedral products and their applications

       11:30 Dan Dugger
             Characteristic classes for Z/2-equivariant bundles

       2:30  Qayum Khan
             Rigidity of pseudo-free group actions on contractible manifolds

       4:00  Sasha Voronov
             A higher category of cobordisms and TQFT


Sunday

       9:15  Refreshments in the Math Library lounge

       10:00 Matilde Marcolli
             Noncommutative numerical motives and the Tannakian formalism

       11:15 Lizhen Qin
             A Bona Fide CW Decomposition of Compact Manifolds Resulting
             from Morse Theory

       1:30  Gunnar Carlsson
             Representations and K-theory

Organizers:
Ralph Kaufmann rkaufman at math.purdue.edu
Jim McClure mcclure at math.purdue.edu

The Midwest Topology Seminar is partially supported by the National
ScienceFoundation.  We have also received support from the Purdue Mathematics 
Department.




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