Twelfth NRW Topology Meeting


Friday, November 13 and Saturday, November 14, 2009

Schedule of talks

Friday, November 13
11:00 - 12:00 S. Stolz (University of Notre Dame)
Traces in balanced monoidal categories
12.15 - 13.00 S. Sagave (Universität Bonn)
Diagram spaces and symmetric spectra
Lunch break
14:30 - 15:30 J. Davis (Indiana University)
Mapping tori of self-homotopy equivalences of lens spaces
15:45 - 16:30 W. Steimle (Universität Münster)
Stably fibering manifolds
Tea/Coffee break
17.15 - 18.15 K. Vogtmann (Cornell University)
Automorphism groups of free groups, free abelian groups, and general right-angled Artin groups
Saturday, November 14
9:30 - 10:30 C.-F. Bödigheimer (Universität Bonn)
Factorable groups and their homology
Tea/Coffee break
11:00 - 11:45
T. Vogel (Universität München)
Rigidity versus flexibility for tight confoliations
12:00 - 13:00 M. Kapovich (UC Davis)
Noncoherence of rank 1 lattices

The talks will take place in lecture hall 5 F (Felix Klein Hörsaal) in building 25.22, Heinrich-Heine-Universität, Universitätsstrasse 1, 40225 Düsseldorf. Once you found the Heinrich Heine statue, which is centrally located on campus, you are in front of the main library. Facing the library, go to the building complex on the left hand side. The lecture halls are signposted on the zeroth floor of this building. Here are more details in english and in german respectively.

Please contact F. Deniz if you require assistance finding accommodation.

Information about previous NRW Topology meetings can be found here.
2009/10/26   F. Deniz