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Connections for Women: Algebraic Topology January 23, 2014 - January 24, 2014
Registration Deadline: January 23, 2014 10 months ago
To apply for Funding you must register by: October 23, 2013 about 1 year ago
Parent Program: Algebraic Topology
Location: Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley CA
Organizers Julie Bergner (University of California), LEAD Teena Gerhardt (Michigan State University), Brooke Shipley (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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Description

This two-day workshop will consist of short courses given by prominent female mathematicians in the field. These introductory courses will be appropriate for graduate students, post-docs, and researchers in related areas. The workshop will also include a panel discussion featuring successful women at various stages in their mathematical careers.

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To apply for funding, you must register by the funding application deadline displayed above.

Students, recent Ph.D.'s, women, and members of underrepresented minorities are particularly encouraged to apply. Funding awards are typically made 6 weeks before the workshop begins. Requests received after the funding deadline are considered only if additional funds become available.

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Jan 23, 2014
Thursday
09:00 AM - 09:15 AM
  Welcome
09:15 AM - 10:15 AM
  Operads in algebraic topology
Kathryn Hess (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL))
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
  Tea
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
  Homotopy theory and arithmetic geometry
Kirsten Wickelgren (Georgia Institute of Technology)
11:45 AM - 01:15 PM
  Lunch
01:15 PM - 01:35 PM
  Limits of quasi-categories with (co)limits
Emily Riehl (Harvard University)
01:45 PM - 02:15 PM
  A new equivariant infinite loop space machine
Anna Marie Bohmann (Northwestern University), Angelica Osorno (Reed College)
02:30 PM - 03:30 PM
  Homological stability for families of groups
Nathalie Wahl (University of Copenhagen)
03:30 PM - 04:00 PM
  Tea
04:00 PM - 05:30 PM
  Panel Discussion
06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
  Dinner at Taste of the Himalayas
Jan 24, 2014
Friday
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  Operads in algebraic topology
Kathryn Hess (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL))
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  Tea
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
  Braid groups in complex spaces and grassmannians
Simona Settepanella (Hokkaido University)
11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
  Schematic homotopy types of operads
Marcy Robertson (University of Western Ontario)
11:25 AM - 11:45 AM
  Realizability of G-modules: on a dual of a Steenrod problem
Cristina Costoya (Universidade da Coruña)
11:45 AM - 01:15 PM
  Lunch
01:15 PM - 02:15 PM
  Homotopy theory and arithmetic geometry
Kirsten Wickelgren (Georgia Institute of Technology)
02:30 PM - 03:30 PM
  Homological stability for families of groups
Nathalie Wahl (University of Copenhagen)
03:30 PM - 04:00 PM
  Tea
04:00 PM - 05:30 PM
  Participant Talks (10 minutes each)
Safia Chettih (University of Oregon), John Harper (Ohio State University), Mona Merling (University of Chicago), Carmen Rovi (University of Edinburgh), Jean Verrette (University of Hawaii at Manoa)