Pacific Northwest Geometry Seminar
Cascade Topology Seminar

2002 Joint Spring Meeting

University of Washington 
Seattle, WA 

Saturday and Sunday, May 11 and 12, 2002

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Revised Schedule

All talks will be in Thomson 101.
Saturday, May 11
10:00 - 11:00 Coffee and snacks (Thomson 119
11:00 - 12:00 Deane Yang (Polytechnic University)
Geometry, analysis, and information theory (slides)
12:00 - 12:30
Problem session
12:30 -   2:30 Lunch
2:30 -   3:30
Laura Scull (UBC)
Rational Equivariant Homotopy
4:00 -   5:00
Ralph Cohen (Stanford)
Duality phenomena in loop spaces and conformal field theory
5:00 -   5:30
Problem session
6:00 -   9:00
Conference dinner at Sea Garden Restaurant*

Sunday, May 12
8:30 -   9:00
Coffee and snacks (Thomson 119)
9:00 - 10:00
John Baez (UC Riverside)
Categorified gauge theory
10:30 - 11:30
Dan Christensen (University of Western Ontario)
Quantized geometry via representation theory
12:00 -   1:00
Megan Kerr (Wellesley)
A study of homogeneous Einstein metrics
1:00 -   1:30
Problem session
This conference is supported by grants from the National Science Foundation and the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences.

*Conference dinner Saturday evening:
Sea Garden Restaurant
509 7th Avenue S.
Seattle, WA 98104-2905
(206) 623-2100

Participants wishing to attend the dinner must sign up at the conference on Saturday morning.


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For more information about this program, contact Jack Lee <lee@math.washington.edu> (206-543-1735).


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