Thursday

Thursday – May 20, 2021

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9:00-10:00 Francesco Lin (Columbia University)
Closed geodesics and Frøyshov invariants of hyperbolic three-manifolds
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10:10-11:10 Bruce Kleiner (Courant Institute)
Ricci flow, diffeomorphism groups, and contractibility of spaces of metrics
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11:30-12:30 James Isenberg (University of Oregon)
Some Recent Results on Ricci Flow
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Lunch break

2:00 -3:00 Aleksander Doan (Columbia University and Trinity College, Cambridge)
The Gopakumar-Vafa finiteness conjecture
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3:10 - 4:10 Joanna Nelson (Rice University)
Embedded Contact Homology of Prequantization Bundles
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4:10-4:30 Coffee break

4:30-5:30 Aliakbar Daemi (Washington University in St. Louis)
Chern-Simons functional, singular instantons, and the clasp numbers
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