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Hot Topics: Kervaire invariant October 25, 2010 - October 29, 2010

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Oct 25, 2010
Monday
09:25 AM - 09:40 AM
  Welcome
09:40 AM - 10:40 AM
  History of the Kervaire Invariant One Problem
John Jones (University of Warwick)
10:40 AM - 11:10 AM
  Tea
11:10 AM - 12:10 PM
  Construction of the Kervaire Classes
John Jones (University of Warwick)
12:10 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  An Overview of the proof
Douglas Ravenel (University of Rochester)
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  Introduction to Equivariant Homotopy I
J. May
04:30 PM - 05:50 PM
  Reception
Oct 26, 2010
Tuesday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Introduction to Equivariant Homotopy II
John Greenlees (University of Sheffield)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Tea
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Introduction to the Slice Tower: The Slice Theorem
Michael Hill (University of Virginia)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  The Homology of Slice Cells: the Gap Theorem
Teena Gerhardt (Michigan State University)
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  The Slice Spectral Sequence for $$C_2$$ and $$C_4$$
Igor Kriz
Oct 27, 2010
Wednesday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  The norm functor and $$MU^{((G))}$$
Haynes Miller (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Tea
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Distinguished Classes in the Underlying Homotopy of $$MU^{((G))}$$
Nitya Kitchloo (Johns Hopkins University)
Oct 28, 2010
Thursday
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  Introduction to the Adams-Novikov Spectral Sequence: Ravenel's Proof for Primes > 3
Mark Behrens (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  Tea
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  Proof of the Detection Theorem
Douglas Ravenel (University of Rochester)
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  Differentials in the Slice Spectral Sequence: the Periodicity Theorem
Po Hu (Wayne State University)
12:30 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Q & A Session
Michael Hill (University of Virginia), Michael Hopkins (Harvard University), Douglas Ravenel (University of Rochester)
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
Oct 29, 2010
Friday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  The Homotopy Fixed Points Theorem
Andrew Blumberg (University of Texas)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Tea
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  From the Reduction Theorem to the Slice Theorem
Daniel Dugger
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Proof of the Reduction Theorem I
Michael Hill (University of Virginia)
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  Proof of the Reduction Theorem II
Michael Hopkins (Harvard University)