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Women in Topology November 29, 2017 - December 01, 2017
Registration Deadline: June 29, 2017 about 1 month from now
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Location: MSRI: Simons Auditorium, Atrium
Organizers Maria Basterra (University of New Hampshire), Kristine Bauer (University of Calgary), LEAD Kathryn Hess (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)), Brenda Johnson (Union College--Union University)
Description

The Women in Topology (WIT) network is an international group of female mathematicians interested in homotopy theory whose main goal is to increase the retention of women in the field by providing both unique collaborative research opportunities and mentorship between colleagues.  The MSRI WIT meeting will be organized as an afternoon of short talks from participants, followed by two days of open problem seminars and working groups designed to stimulate new collaborations, as well as to strengthen those already ongoing among the participants

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Nov 29, 2017
Wednesday
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Check-in
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  5 minute Flash Talks, I
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 05:30 PM
  5 minute Flash talks, II
Nov 30, 2017
Thursday
09:00 AM - 09:10 AM
  Introduction and Welcome
09:15 AM - 09:45 AM
  Lecture 1
09:45 AM - 10:15 AM
  Lecture 2
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
  Break
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
  Lecture 3
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
  Lecture 4
11:45 AM - 01:45 PM
  Lunch
01:45 PM - 02:15 PM
  Lecture 5
02:15 PM - 02:45 PM
  Lecture 6
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:00 PM
  Team Introductions
04:00 PM - 05:30 PM
  First working session
05:30 PM - 07:30 PM
  Dinner on your own in downtown Berkeley
08:00 PM - 08:30 PM
  Informal discussion
Dec 01, 2017
Friday
09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  Second Working Session
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  WIT Flash talks: how to continue collaborations