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Connections for Women: Homology Theories of Knots and Links January 21, 2010 - January 22, 2010

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Jan 21, 2010
Thursday
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  Introduction to knot homology theories and categorification
Eli Grigsby
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  Introduction to Floer Theory
Dusa McDuff (Barnard College)
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
  Springer varieties from the topological perspective
Heather Russell
03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
  Pseudo-Anosov maps and dilatations
Keiko Kawamuro
04:15 PM - 05:15 PM
  The universal sl(2) foam cohomology
Carmen Caprau
Jan 22, 2010
Friday
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  Knot and Link Concordance
Shelly Harvey
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  Contact Invariants in Floer Homology
Gordana Matic
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
  Knots in contact structures and Heegaard Floer homology
Vera Vertesi
03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
  Combinatorial invariants for Legendrian knots
Joan Licata
04:15 PM - 05:15 PM
  Cables of thin knots and bordered Heegaard Floer homology
Ina Petkova
05:00 PM - 05:30 PM
  Legendrian Knots and Open Book Decompositions
Sinem Onaran