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Pacific Northwest Geometry Seminar 

2022 Fall Meeting: Seattle University, Seattle, WA

Saturday and Sunday, November 5 and 6, 2022


All talks will be in Bannan 401.

Abstracts can be found here.

Saturday, November 5
8:45 - 9:15 Coffee and snacks near Bannan 401
9:15 - 10:15 Jackson Goodman (University of California at Berkeley)
New obstructions to positivity of curvature via twisted spinors
10:30 - 11:30 Erin Griffin (Seattle Pacific University)
The Case for a General q-flow: An Investigation of Ambient Obstruction Solitons
11:30 - 1:30 Lunch
(Suggestions for restaurants near campus will be provided.)
1:30 - 2:30 Frédéric Rochon (Université du Québec à Montréal)
L2-cohomology of quasi-fibered boundary metrics
2:30 - 3:00 Coffee
3:00 - 4:00

Paul Allen (Lewis and Clark College)
The Asymptotially Hyperbolic Yamabe Problem in the Sobolev Category
(Laura Frederickson's talk cancelled due to illness)

4:15 - 5:15 Sébastien Picard (University of British Columbia)
Non-Kähler Transitions of Calabi-Yau Threefolds
6:30 - 8:30 Banquet at Tamarind Tree
(for those that selected this option during registration)
Sunday, November 6
8:45 - 9:15 Coffee and snacks near Bannan 401
9:15 - 10:15 Liz Stanhope (Lewis and Clark College)
Using Hodge spectra to detect orbifold singularities
10:30 - 11:30

Claude LeBrun (Stony Brook University)
Curvature in the balance: The Weyl functional and scalar curvature of 4-manifolds
(Lecture slides)

Funding for this meeting is provided by the NSF.

Registration: There is no cost for attending the seminar, but we do ask all participants to please register so that we can plan appropriately.

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