Yamabe Symposium Schedule

Geometry and Low-Dimensional Topology

All lectures will be in Vincent Hall 16, in the basement level. Registration and breaks were held in Room 120 Vincent Hall.

The School of Mathematics Colloquium Thursday, October 7 at 3:20 in Vincent Hall 16 will be by Claude LeBrun, (SUNY Stony Brook) speaking on On Four-Dimensional Einstein ManIFolds.

For details on all talks, see the Yamabe Abstracts page.

Fri., Oct. 8, 2010

  • 2:30 pm:   Registration and refreshments   120 Vincent Hall
  • 3:15 pm:   Welcome   Peter Olver, Math Department chair
  • 3:20 pm:   Introduction  Bob Gulliver, Tian-Jun Li, Jiaping Wang
  • 3:30 pm: Claude LeBrun, (SUNY Stony Brook)
    Einstein Manifolds and Extremal Kahler Metrics
  • 4:30 pm:   Coffee Break,  120 Vincent Hall
  • 5:00 pm: Kenji Fukaya, (Kyoto University)
    Mirror symmetry between Toric A model and Landau-Gizburg B model

Sat., Oct. 9, 2010

  • 8:15 am:   Continental Breakfast   120 Vincent Hall
  • 9:30 am: David Gabai, (Princeton University)
    Volumes of Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds
  • 10:30 am:   Group Photo
  • 10:40 pm:   Coffee Break,   120 Vincent Hall
  • 11:10 am: Yi Ni, (Cal Tech)
    Recent Results on Cosmetic Surgeries
  • 12:10 pm:   Lunch  
  • 2:30 pm: Melissa Liu, (Columbia University)
    The Coherent-Constructible Correspondence and Homological Mirror Symmetry for Toric Varieties
  • 3:30 pm:   Coffee Break,   120 Vincent Hall
  • 4:00 pm: Toby Colding, (MIT)
    Nodal Set of Eigenfunctions
  • 6:00 pm:   Wine and appetizer reception   and
    6:30 pm:   Symposium Banquet   in
    Coffman Union (across Washington Ave.) Presidential Room, 3rd floor

Sun., Oct. 10, 2010

  • 8:15 am:   Continental Breakfast   120 Vincent Hall
  • 9:30 am: Ian Hambleton, (McMaster University)
    Smooth Group Actions on 4-Manifolds and Equivariant Gauge Theory
  • 10:30 am:   Coffee Break,   120 Vincent Hall
  • 11:00 am: Ron Stern, (University of California at Irvine)
    Group Actions on Surfaces of General Type