Department of Mathematics

Lecture Room 0.110, Biology Building

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Thursday May 17 | |

14:00 | Opening of workshop |

14:00-15:00 | Michael Struwe (ETH Zürich): Scalar curvature flows |

15:30-16:30 | Joachim Lohkamp (Münster): Coarse regularisation theory in scalar curvature geometry |

17:00-18:00 | Daniel Maerten (Neuchâtel): Penrose-like inequality for maximal asymptotically flat spin initial data sets |

Friday May 18 | |

9:30-10:30 | Ernst Heintze (Augsburg): Kac-Moody algebras and symmetric spaces |

11:00-12:00 | Bernd Siebert (Freiburg): Affine manifolds and string geometry |

14:00-15:00 | Janko Latschev (LMU München): Symplectic field theory and string topology |

15:15-16:15 | Michelle Bucher-Karlsson (KTH Stockholm): Simplicial volume of products of surfaces |

16:45-17:45 | Matthias Franz (München): Cohomology of toric varieties and their real parts |

18:00-18:40 | François Guéritaud (ENS Paris): Convex cores of quasifuchsian groups |

19:30 Conference Dinner | |

Saturday May 19 | |

9:00-10:00 | Jean-Claude Hausmann (Genève): The topology and geometry of polygon spaces |

10:30-11:30 | Kathryn Hess (EPF Lausanne): Free loop spaces and closed geodesics |

11:45-12:45 | Matthias Kreck (Bonn/Heidelberg): Which manifolds can be distinguished by unitary topological field theories? |

afternoon: Excursion |