Seminars

Geometry and Topology Seminar - Organised by Mark Powell and Frédéric Rochon

Normally the Seminar is held Fridays at 11:00 AM in room PK-5115, Président-Kennedy Building, UQAM. All changes are indicated.
Date Speaker University Title
16 septembre, 10h00 Amit Sharma CIRGET Cobordism Hypothesis I
16 septembre Robert Haslhofer University of Toronto The moduli space of 2-convex embedded spheres
23 septembre, 10h00 Amit Sharma CIRGET Cobordism Hypothesis II
30 septembre Jean-Philippe Burelle University of Maryland Schottky Groups and Maximal Representations
7 octobre 2016 Lev Buhovski Tel Aviv University C0 symplectic geometry
14 octobre 2016 Sara Tukachinsky Université de Montréal Open Gromov-Witten theory in genus zero
21 octobre 2016 Evgeny Fominykh Chelyabinsk State University Turaev-Viro invariants and minimal triangulations of 3-manifolds
28 octobre 2016 Ryosuke Nomura University of Tokyo & SUNY at Stony Brook Kähler manifolds with negative holomorphic sectional curvature, Kähler-Ricci flow approach
4 novembre 2016 Maia Fraser Université d'Ottawa Contact non-squeezing - a low-tech proof in the language of persistence modules
11 novembre 2016 Xiaowei Wang Rutgers-Newark Moduli space of Fano Kähler-Einstein manifolds
18 novembre 2016 Lorenzo Foscolo Stony Brook University ALF spaces and collapsing Ricci-flat metrics on the K3 surface
25 novembre 2016 Tommy Murphy California State University, Fullerton The invariant spectrum of toric Kahler manifolds
9 décembre 2016 Eduardo Zeron CINVESTAV The quaternionic and octonionic projective planes as 2-covers of smooth spheres
13 janvier 2017, 10h00 Chris Davis University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire Concordance of knots in homology spheres and the solvable filtration
13 janvier 2017, 11h10 Carolyn Otto University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire Every Genus 1 Algebraically Slice Knot is 1-Solvable
20 janvier 2017, 10h00, salle PK-5115 Ljudmila Kamenova Stony Brook Finiteness results for deformation types of hyperkähler manifolds
20 janvier 2017 Anthony Conway Université de Genève Splitting numbers and signatures
27 janvier 2017 Damian Osajda Université de Wroclaw Groups with asymptotic asphericity properties
3 février 2017 Lars Sektnan CIRGET Blowing up extremal Poincaré type manifolds
10 février 2017, 9h00 Patrick Orson CIRGET Stable homotopy type link invariants
17 février 2017 Carmen Rovi Indiana University The mod 8 signature of a fibre bundle
24 février 2017 Akos Nagy Waterloo The Berry connection of the Ginzburg-Landau vertices
10 mars 2017 Duncan McCoy University of Texas at Austin Alternating surgeries
17 mars 2017, 10h00 Allison Miller University of Texas at Austin Knot traces and concordance
17 mars 2017 Ronan Conlon Florida International University New examples of gradient expanding Kähler-Ricci solitons
24 mars 2017 Arunima Ray Brandeis University Concordance of knots in S1xS2
31 mars 2017, 10h00 Michael Groechenig Freie Universität Berlin Mirror symmetry for Higgs bundles via arithmetic geometry
31 mars 2017 Dan Popovici Toulouse Non-Kähler Mirror Symmetry of the Iwasawa Manifold
7 avril 2017, 10h00 Stefan Friedl University of Regensburg The profinite completion of knot groups
7 avril 2017 Gabor Szekelyhidi University of Notre Dame The Kahler-Ricci flow and optimal degenerations
14 avril 2017 Pâques / Easter pas de séminaire / no seminar  
21 avril 2017, 10h00 Alexandra Kjuchukova University of Wisconsin at Madison The Wirtinger number of a link equals the bridge number
21 avril 2017 Michel Boileau Université de Marseille Profinite completion of groups and 3-manifolds
28 avril 2017, 10h00 Daniel Kasprowski Max Planck Institute, Bonn Stable diffeomorphism of 4-manifolds
28 avril 2017 Peter Feller Max Planck Institute, Bonn Concordance with a view toward embedding problems in affine algebraic geometry
3 mai 2017, PK-5115, 11h00 Panagiotis Gianniotis Waterloo Regularity theory for Type I Ricci flows
5 mai 2017 Guillem Cazassus Université de Nantes Towards extended Floer field theories
29 septembre 2017 François Lalonde Université de Montréal  
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Geometric Group Theory Seminar - Organised by: Kasia Jankiewicz, Piotr Przytycki and Daniel Wise

Wednesdays at 3:00 PM, Burnside Hall, room 920, McGill
Date Speaker University Title
7 septembre 2016 Damian Osajda Wroclaw University Embedding some infinite graphs into finitely generated groups
14 septembre 2016 Damian Osajda Wroclaw University Embedding some infinite graphs into finitely generated groups. Part II
21 septembre 2016, 15h00 Cristobal Rivas Universidad de Santiago de Chile Orderings and rigidity of one dimensional group actions
21 septembre 2016, 16h00 Jaroslaw Buczynski University of Warsaw and Polish Academy of Sciences Constructions of k-regular maps using algebraic geometry
28 septembre 2016 Bogdan Nica Mathematisches Institut, Göttingen Rapid Decay, Rapidly
5 octobre 2016 Erika Kuno Tokyo Institute of Technology Uniform hyperbolicity for curve graphs of non-orientable surfaces
12 octobre 2016 Liam Watson Université de Sherbrooke Heegaard Floer homology and graph manifolds
19 octobre 2016 Eduardo Martinez-Pedroza Memorial University of Newfoundland On Hartnell's Firefighting Problem
26 octobre 2016 Rita Gitik University of Michigan On intersections of conjugate subgroups
2 novembre 2016 Damian Osajada Wroclaw University Mini-cours: Burnside vs. Kazhdan
3 novembre 2016, 16h15, salle 1234 Tomasz Odrzygóźdź Polish Academy of Sciences Sharp threshold for Property (T) in the hexagonal model for random groups
9 novembre 2016, 15h15, salle 1025 Daniel Woodhouse McGill University PhD Oral Defence: Classifying cubulations of tubular groups
10 novembre 2016, 16h15, salle 1234 Daniel Woodhouse McGill University The reflection trick for non-positively curved cube complexes
lundi 21 novembre 2016, 15h30, salle 1234 Nicolas Radu Université catholique de Louvain A locally non-Desarguesian A2-tilde building admitting a uniform lattice
lundi 21 novembre 2016, 16h30, salle 1234 Pierre-Emmanuel Caprace Université catholique de Louvain Commensuration index growth
mercredi 23 novembre 2016, 15h00, salle 920 Damian Orlef University of Warsaw Kazhdan's property (T) of random groups in the square model for d>5/12
mercredi 23 novembre 2016, 16h00, salle 920 Sylwia Antoniuk Adam Mickiewicz University From the random 3-uniform hypergraph to the random triangular group
30 novembre 2016 Daniel Wise McGill University Virtual Limit Groups
18 janvier 2017 Nima Hoda McGill University Quadric Complexes
25 janvier 2017 Forte Shinko McGill University Borel complexity of boundary actions of hyperbolic groups
1er février 2017 Anthony Conway Université de Genève The Burau representation and twisted Alexander polynomials
8 février 2017 Kasia Jankiewicz McGill University Graph coloring problem and fibering right angled Coxeter groups
15 février 2017 Piotr Przytycki McGill University Tame automorphism group
22 février 2017 Assaf Bar-Natan McGill University Arcs on punctured disks pairwise intersecting twice
8 mars 2017 Phillip Wesolek Binghamton University The structure of simple totally disconnected locally compact groups via embeddings with dense image
15 mars 2017 Kasra Rafi University of Toronto Geometry of the Thurston metric on Teichmüller space
22 mars 2017 Olga Kharlampovich Grad Center and Hunter College CUNY Equations in Group Algebras
29 mars 2017 Damian Orlef Polish Academy of Sciences Random groups, cyclic orders and actions on the circle
5 avril 2017 Jonah Gaster Boston College New bounds for `homotopical Ramsey theory' on surfaces
10 mai 2017, BURN 719 A Claude Marion University of Padovae On finite simple images of triangle groups
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Symplectic Seminar - Organised by: Octav Cornea

The seminar meets on Fridays, from 1:40 to 2:40 at UQAM, room PK-2605. All changes are indicated.
Date Speaker University Title
30 septembre 2016 Sara Tukachinsky Université de Montréal The Maurer-Cartan equation and open Gromov-Witten invariants
7 octobre 2016 Lev Buhovsky University of Tel Aviv C0 Hamiltonian dynamics and the Arnold conjecture
14 octobre 2016 Emmanuel Giroux UMI CNRS - CRM Domaines de Liouville idéaux
21 octobre 2016 Sara Tukachinsky Université de Montréal Bounding chains - construction
28 octobre 2016 Jordan Payette Université de Montréal An Elementary Proof of Gromov's Non-Squeezing Theorem
18 novembre 2016 François Charette Université d'Ottawa Reidemeister torsion in Lagrangian Floer theory, displaceability and open Gromov-Witten invariants
25 novembre 2016 Octav Cornea Université de Montréal Lagrangian intersections for distorting Hamiltonian isotopies
2 décembre 2016, 13h30 Sara Tukachinsky Université de Montréal Open Gromov-Witten Invariants III
9 décembre 2016 François Charette Université d'Ottawa Reidemeister torsion in Lagrangian Floer theory, displaceability and open Gromov-Witten invariants II.
27 janvier 2017 Alexandre Perrier Université de Montréal Fukaya categories and cobordism on surfaces
3 février 2017 Alexandre Perrier Université de Montréal Grothendieck group for the Fukaya category of higher genus surfaces (after Abouzaid)
10 février 2017 Emily Campling Université de Montréal Calabi-Yau duality and cobordism
17 février 2017 Vincent Letourneau Université de Montréal Quivers and Floer homology (following Khovanov-Seidel)
24 février 2017 Clément Hyvrier CIRGET Higher order relative Seidel maps
3 mars 2017 Clément Hyvrier CIRGET Higher order relative Seidel maps II
10 mars 2017 Dominique Rathel-Fournier Université de Montréal Rigidity of the Lp norm of the Poisson bracket
31 mars 2017 Dustin Connery-Grigg Université de Montréal Coisotropy, rigidity and the Hofer norm. (following Michael Usher's "Submanifolds and the Hofer norm").
7 avril 2017 Lara Simone Suarez-Lopez Université de Montréal & Bochum The fundamental group of a rigid Lagrangian cobordism
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