Swiss
Knots 2009

Low dimensional topology and knot theory

Home | Poster | Program |
Abstracts | Registration | Accommodation | Participants | Organisers |

All lectures will take place in Room 0.110, Biologie Végétale Building.

All coffee breaks in the Pavillon Vert.

A pdf version of the programme can be found here.

Thursday | |||
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14:00 - 15:00 C. Gordon | Surface subgroups of doubles of free groups | ||

Coffee Break | |||

15:30 - 16:30 M. Lustig | Horizontal Dehn surgery and genericity in the curve complex | ||

16:40 - 17:40 M. Sakuma | On punctured torus bundles: Comparing two tessellations on the complex plane | ||

17:45 Reception - Pavillon Vert, Botanical Garden |

Friday | |||
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10:00 - 11:00 K.Murasugi | On the total twisted Alexander polynomials of knots | ||

Coffee Break | |||

11:30 - 12:30 S. Friedl | Twisted Alexander polynomials and fibered knots | ||

Lunch | |||

14:15 - 15:15 S. Wehrli | Sutured Floer homology, the colored Jones polynomial, and the Alexander polynomial | ||

Coffee Break | |||

15:45 - 16:45 J. Rasmussen | The Alexander polynomial of a sutured manifold | ||

17:00 - 18:00 C. Stroppel | Convolution algebras and Khovanov homology | ||

18:45 Conference Dinner - Restaurant L'Aigle Noir |

Saturday | |||
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09:00 - 10:00 J. Marché | Trace functions on the representation space of a surface in SU(2) | ||

Coffee Break | |||

10:30 - 11:30 F. Costantino | On sl_2 invariants of trivalent graphs in the sphere | ||

11:40 - 12:40 A. Beliakova | Unified quantum SO(3) invariants of rational homology 3-spheres |