Meetings/Workshops on Geometry and Topology in the United States (USA)

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Mid-Atlantic Topology Conference
18 Apr 2020 - 19 Apr 2020 • Philadelphia, United States
Organizer:
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Event listing ID:
1281992
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Chico Topology Conference
24 Apr 2020 - 26 Apr 2020 • Chico, California, United States
Organizer:
California State University, Chico
Event listing ID:
1282035
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Floer homology in low-dimensional topology
27 Apr 2020 - 01 May 2020 • Long Island, NY, United States
Organizer:
Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, Long Island, NY
Abstract:
This workshop will explore topics of current interest in the theory of Floer homology for 3-manifolds. Floer homology is a powerful tool for studying the topology of 3- and 4-dimensional manifolds, and the relations between them. The first such invariants were introduced by Floer, and arose in the context of Donaldson theory on smooth 4-manifolds.
Event listing ID:
1282094
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Cornell Topology Festival
08 May 2020 - 10 May 2020 • Ithaca, United States
Organizer:
Cornell University
Contact:
Phone: [6072554013];     Email: hko1@cornell.edu
Event listing ID:
1326129
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Geometric Analysis Conference – 2020
18 May 2020 - 22 May 2020 • Piscataway, NJ, United States
Organizer:
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Topics:
geometric flows, minimal surfaces, gauge theory, symplectic geometry
Event listing ID:
1278408
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Combinatorial Applications of Computational Geometry and Algebraic Topology
31 May 2020 - 06 Jun 2020 • West Greenwich, RI, United States
Organizer:
American Matheamtical Society
Abstract:
The new and rapidly expanding area of Analytic Combinatorics in Several Variables (ACSV) concerns enumeration problems in such areas as lattice walks, statistical mechanical models, quantum walks and other exactly solvable models where asymptotic estimation of coefficients of a bivariate or multivariate generating function is required. The multivariate setting incorporates a wider swath of mathematics. including singularity theory, algebraic topology, and computational algebra. Participants in this MRC will be introduced to problems from these areas of mathematics whose solutions have direct applications to ACSV. These problems are not hard to state in the language of disciplines such as Morse theory, harmonic analysis, or commutative algebra, but they ask questions not typical in those fields. A long-term goal is to advance and automate this work, so that its benefits can be used by other researchers in mathematics and the natural sciences through implementations in computer algebra packages. Problems for this MRC will be arranged around five central topics: effective computer algebra methods, algorithms using computational topology, multivariate asymptotic phase transitions, singular transforms for degenerate saddle-point integrals, and applications of harmonic analysis and singularity theory. Researchers with knowledge in any one of these areas are encouraged to apply to this MRC.
Event listing ID:
1282078
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Summer School — Homotopical Methods in Fixed Point Theory
27 Jul 2020 - 31 Jul 2020 • Evanston, IL, United States
Organizer:
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
Abstract:
The goal of this summer school is to introduce participants to tools and ideas from algebraic topology and homotopy theory that are used in the study of fixed point theory. The workshop will be centered around mini-courses, both on classical fixed-point theory and on modern techniques such as duality theory, spectra, and trace methods in algebraic K-theory.

The intended audience for this summer school should be familiar with the material in Hatcher (except the appendices). This reflects our goal that the school be accessible to second and third year students with an interest in algebraic topology from any PhD granting institution. The school will be structured around a few mini-courses, which will run in an active-learning style.

Event listing ID:
1282065
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The 2020 Stacks project workshop
03 Aug 2020 - 07 Aug 2020 • Ann Arbor, United States
Event listing ID:
1344578
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Trisections: New Directions in Low-Dimensional Topology
06 Aug 2020 - 09 Aug 2020 • Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
Organizer:
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Abstract:
This conference will focus on trisections of smooth 4-manifolds and related topics. There is some space available for contributed talks, and we have funding for participant support. The deadline to apply for support or to apply to give a talk is April 15th.
Contact:
Email: zupan@unl.edu
Topics:
4-manifold, trisection
Event listing ID:
1327009
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Connections for Women: Random and Arithmetic Structures in Topology
03 Sep 2020 - 04 Sep 2020 • Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley, United States
Event listing ID:
1172660
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Introductory Workshop: Random and Arithmetic Structures in Topology
08 Sep 2020 - 11 Sep 2020 • Berkeley, California, United States
Organizer:
Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI)
Abstract:
The use of dynamical invariants has long been a staple of geometry and topology, from rigidity theorems, to classification theorems, to the general study of lattices and of the mapping class group. More recently, random structures in topology and notions of probabilistic geometric convergence have played a critical role in testing the robustness of conjectures in the arithmetic setting. In this introductory workshop, we will bring together junior and senior researchers in order to provide a mix of introductory lectures as well as reporting on more recent progress in topics from this diverse range of subjects.
Event listing ID:
1307744
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Fall Central Sectional Meeting — Special Session on Leibniz Algebras and Related Topics
12 Sep 2020 - 13 Sep 2020 • El Paso, Texas, United States
Organizer:
AMS, American Mathematical Society
Abstract:
This workshop will discuss results and new developments in Leibniz algebras and related topics. This includes and not limited to Lie algebras, homological algebra or non-commutative geometry.
Topics:
Leibniz algebras, Lie algebras, Homological algebras.
Event listing ID:
1295332
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Higher dimensional geometry in NYC
28 Sep 2020 - 02 Oct 2020 • Stony Brook, United States
Event listing ID:
1344689
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Structure and randomness in locally symmetric spaces
30 Nov 2020 - 04 Dec 2020 • Berkeley, California, United States
Organizer:
Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI)
Abstract:
The study of discrete subgroups of Lie groups and the associated locally symmetric manifolds has a long and rich history, with powerful interconnections between the geometry of the locally symmetric space, topology of towers of its finite covers, and number-theoretic aspects. More recently dynamical and probabilistic techniques have been fruitfully employed to study these groups and spaces. The workshop will take stock of recent developments in these highly active fields from a variety of backgrounds.
Event listing ID:
1307731
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Higher dimensional geometry in NYC
31 Mar 2021 - 02 Apr 2021 • New York, United States
Event listing ID:
1344631
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Topological Insights in Neuroscience
03 May 2021 - 07 May 2021 • Berkeley, California, United States
Organizer:
Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI)
Abstract:
The talks in this workshop will present a wide array of current applications of topology in neuroscience, including classification and synthesis of neuron morphologies, analysis of synaptic plasticity, algebraic analysis of the neural code, topological analysis of neural networks and their dynamics, topological decoding of neural activity, diagnosis of traumatic brain injuries, and topological biomarkers for psychiatric disease. Some of the talks will be devoted to promising new directions in algebraic topology that have been inspired by neuroscience.
Event listing ID:
1307730
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Higher dimensional geometry in NYC
13 May 2021 - 15 May 2021 • Stony Brook, United States
Event listing ID:
1344696
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Higher dimensional geometry in NYC
23 Feb 2022 - 25 Feb 2022 • New York, United States
Event listing ID:
1344694
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Higher dimensional geometry in NYC
22 Aug 2022 - 26 Aug 2022 • Stony Brook, United States
Event listing ID:
1344715
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Last updated: 30 March 2020