31st NRW Topology Meeting


+++   Bochum (GERMANY)   +++   Friday, May 10 and Saturday, May 11, 2019   +++


All talks are in lecture hall HIA


Preliminary schedule of talks

Friday, May 10
11.00 - 11.50 Johannes Ebert (Universität Münster) The positive scalar curvature cobordism category
  Lunch break  
13.30 - 14.20 Martina Rovelli (Johns Hopkins University) What features are detected by characteristic classes?
14.30 - 15.20 Matthias Wendt (Universität Wuppertal) Oriented Schubert calculus: using quadratic forms to count subspaces
  Tea/Coffee break  
16.00 - 16.50 Markus Szymik (NTNU Trondheim) Assembly in the K-theory of Lawvere theories
17.00 - 17.50 Ieke Moerdijk (Universiteit Utrecht) Dendroidal spaces and mapping spaces between little cubes operads
Saturday, May 11
9.30 - 10.20 Pascal Lambrechts (UC Louvain) Cosimplicial models for Goodwillie-Weiss manifold calculus
10.20 - 11.10 Birgit Richter (Universität Hamburg) Stability of Loday constructions
  Tea/Coffee/Lunch break  
12.10 - 13.00 Stefan Behrens (Universität Bielefeld) Froyshov-type invariants from a homotopical viewpoint



Arrival: From Bochum Hauptbahnhof (the main railway station), take U35 to "Ruhr-Universität Bochum". You may find additional travel information here.

There is no formal registration, but please send an email to Mrs Anja Hartenfels (nrwtop31 (at) ruhr-uni-bochum.de) so that we can estimate the number of participants. Please also indicate whether you want to join us for dinner on May 10 at the Osteria Al Vecchio Torchio.


Accomodation: The speakers will stay at the Art Hotel Tucholsky  (We have reserved a block of rooms, keyword: Topologie)

Other options include

- Ibis Hotel Bochum 
Jugendgästehaus Bermuda3eck (close to the speakers' hotel)

Here is a list of previous NRW Topology meetings.

Organizers: Gerd Laures, Viktoriya Ozornova and Björn Schuster