Eleventh NRW Topology Meeting


Friday, May 8 and Saturday, May 9, 2009

Schedule of talks

Friday, May 8


Brent Doran
Applications of A¹-topology to problems in classical algebraic geometry

Fabian Morel
Serre classes of A¹-homotopy sheaves and the Friedlander-Milnor conjecture

Lunch break

Jørgen Ellegaard Andersen
The Hitchin connection, Toeplitz operators and TQFT

Selman Akbulut
(East Lansing, Michigan)
Corks, Plugs and exotic structures on 4-manifolds

Tea/Coffee break

Aravind Asok
(Los Angeles)
Rational connectivity and A¹-connectivity
Saturday, May 9

Matthias Wendt
Homotopy theory of algebraic groups

Edward Segal
B-branes in Landau-Ginzburg models

Tea/Coffee break

Andriy Haydys
Instantons, monopoles and dualities

Andrei Teleman
Donaldson classes on instanton moduli spaces over negative definite 4-manifolds

The sessions will take place at lecture hall H 3 Universität Bielefeld, Universitätsstrasse 25, 33615 Bielefeld .

There is no formal registration, but please send an email to "zaeper (at) mathematik.uni-bielefeld.de" so that we can estimate the number of participants; please indicate whether you want to join us for dinner on May 8.  There will be a buffet dinner at the Rosenhof on 8 May, starting at 6.30 pm (Euro 17,- + beverages per person), with a party at Waldhausen's afterwards.

Please contact Mrs Zäpernick "zaeper (at) mathematik.uni-bielefeld.de" if you require assistance finding accommodation.

How to get here

Previous NRW-Topology Meetings:

10. NRW Topology Meeting Bochum, November 7/8

9. NRW Topology Meeting Münster, May 18/19, 2008

8. NRW Topology Meeting, Bonn, November 2007

7. NRW Topology Meeting, Osnabrück, April 2007

6. NRW Topology Meeting, Düsseldorf, November 2006

5. NRW Topology Meeting, Bielefeld, April 2006

4. NRW Topology Meeting Wuppertal, October 2005

3. NRW Topology Meeting Bochum, April 2005

2. NRW Topology Meeting Muenster, November 2004

1. NRW Topology Meeting Bonn, April 2004

2009/02/16   Stefan Bauer and Markus Rost