Seminars and Working Groups

Geometry and Topology Seminar - Organised by Vestislav Apostolov

Normally the Seminar is held Fridays at 11:00 AM in room PK-5115, Président-Kennedy Building, UQAM. All changes are indicated.

  • October 4, 2019 == Maxence Mayrand, Oxford
    TBA
  • October 4, 2019, 10h00 == Georges Dloussky, Marseille
    TBA
  • September 27, 2019 == Gerard Freixas, Institut de mathématiques de Jussieu
    TBA
  • September 20, 2019 == Michael Brandenbursky, Ben-Gurion University
    TBA
  • September 20, 2019 == Jen Hom, Georgia Tech
    TBA
  • September 13, 2019 == Artem Kotelskiy
    TBA
  • September 6, 2019 == David Calderbank, Bath
    TBA
  • September 6, 2019 at 10:00 == Ian Zemke, Princeton
    TBA
  • August 23, 2019 == Shu-Cheng Chang, National Taiwan University
    Yau’s Uniformization Conjecture in Sasakian Manifolds

2018-19

  • May 10, 2019 == Xi Chen, University of Alberta
    Rational curves on K3 surfaces
  • May 3, 2019 == Fangyang Zheng, Ohio State
    Strominger connection and pluriclosed metrics
  • CANCELLED - May 3, 2019, 10:00 == Pierre Will, Université de Grenoble
    Spherical CR uniformisations of 3-manifolds
  • April 26, 2019 == Carlo Gasbarri, Strasbourg
    Transcendental Liouville inequality and rational points on disks
  • April 12, 2019 == Peter Feller, ETH
    Moebius bands in B3xS1 and the square peg problem
  • March 29, 2019 == Eric Bahuaud, Seattle University
    Ricci flow of asymptotically hyperbolic metrics
  • March 22, 2019 == Liangming Shen, CIRGET
    The Kahler-Ricci flow with log canonical singularities
  • March 15, 2019 == Brent Pym, McGill
    Multiple zeta values in deformation quantization
  • February 22, 2019 == Jonah Gaster, McGill
    Computing discrete harmonic maps between hyperbolic surfaces
  • February 15, 2019, 10:00 == Brett Kotschwar, Arizona State University
    The determination of a shrinking Ricci soliton from its geometry at infinity
  • February 15, 2019 == Éveline Legendre, Toulouse
    L’invariant de Futaki et la fonctionnelle d’Einstein-Hilbert
  • Wednesday, February 13, 2019, CANCELLED == Wenhao Ou, UCLA
    La géométrie birationnelle des variétés kaehleriennes
  • Wednesday, February 6, 2019, 11h00 == Kiumars Kaveh, University of Pittsburgh
    Convexity in algebraic geometry and symplectic geometry
  • January 25, 2019 == Cyril Lecuire, Toulouse
    Représentations kleiniennes
  • January 18, 2019 == Duncan McCoy, UT Austin
    Dehn surgery on knots in S3
  • Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 11:00 == Julien Keller, Marseille
    Quantification géométrique et applications à différents problèmes de géométrie complexe
  • January 11, 2019 == Baptiste Chantraine, Nantes
    Sous-variétés lagrangiennes des variétés de Weinstein
  • January 11, 2019, 10:00 == Christine Guenther, Pacific University
    Convergence Stability of the Ricci Flow
  • December 14, 2018 == Frédéric Campana, Université de Lorraine, Nancy
    Criterion for algebraicity of foliations, applications
  • December 7, 2018 == Eric Woolgar, University of Alberta
    Conditions of curvature-dimension type in relativity and Lorentzian geometry
  • December 7, 2018, 10:00 == Marcin Sabok, McGill University
    Circle squaring and actions of Zn
  • November 30, 2018 == Charles Doran, University of Alberta
    Classification and Applications of K3 Surface Fibered Calabi-Yau Threefolds
  • November 16, 2018 == Joey van der leer Duran, University of Toronto
    Hodge decompositions for Lie algebroids on manifolds with boundary
  • November 9, 2018 == Daniel Alvarez-Gavela, IAS Princeton, The multi-parametric Reidemeister theorem and higher homotopy
    groups of the space of Legendrian knots in the standard contact 3-space
  • November 2, 2018 == Curtis Porter, North Carolina State
    Nondegeneracy in CR Geometry
  • October 12, 2018 == Georges Dloussky, Université Aix-Marseille
    How to prove the GSS conjecture?
  • October 5, 2018 == Dmitry Faifman, Université de Montréal
    Lipschitz-Killing curvatures in pseudo-Riemannian and contact manifolds
  • September 28, 2018 == Jeffrey Streets, University of California, Irvine
    Pluriclosed flow and geometrization of complex surfaces
  • September 27, 2018 == Casey Lynn Kelleher, Princeton
    Symplectic curvature flow revisited

Geometric Group Theory Seminar - Organised by Macarena Covadonga Robles Arenas, Sami Douba, Nima Hoda, Piotr Przytycki, Daniel Wise

Wednesdays at 3:00 PM, Burnside Hall, room 920, McGill

  • April 10, 2019 == Leonid Potyagailo, Université de Lille
    Martin and Floyd boundaries of finitely generated groups
  • April 3, 2019 == Joshua Greene, Boston College
    On loops intersecting at most once
  • March 27, 2019 == Steven Boyer, UQAM
    Deforming foliations in branched covers and the L-space conjecture
  • 20 mars 2019 == Alexandre Martin, Heriot-Watt University
    The Tits alternative for two-dimensional Artin groups
  • March 13, 2019 == Piotr Przytycki, McGill University
    Torsion groups do not act on 2-dimensional CAT(0) complexes
  • March 6, 2019 == Doron Puder, Tel Aviv University
    Matrix integrals, graphs on surfaces, and mapping class group
  • February 27, 2019 == Sami Douba, McGill University
    2-Systems of arcs on spheres with prescribed endpoints
  • February 20, 2019 == Hugh Thomas, UQAM
    Parking functions via piecewise-linear transformations of Rm
  • February 6, 2019 == Zachary Munro, McGill
    Weak Modularity and Euclidean Buildings
  • January 30, 2019 == Dani Wise, McGill
    Bicollapsibility and groups with torsion
  • January 23, 2019 == Michael Lipnowski, McGill
    Geometry of the smallest 1-form Laplacian eigenvalue on hyperbolic manifolds
  • January 16, 2019 == Nima Hoda, McGill
    Constructing bisimplices
  • January 9, 2019 == Jonah Gaster, McGill
    Computing discrete harmonic maps between hyperbolic surfaces
  • December 12, 2018 == Jacek Świątkowski, University of Wrocław)
    Topological characterization of boundaries of free products of groups
  • Thursday, December 6, 2018, room 920 == Jingyin Huang, Ohio State University
    Quasi-isometric rigidity of 2-dimensional Artin groups
  • November 28, 2018 == Matthew Haulmark, Vanderbilt University
    Non-hyperbolic groups with Menger curve boundary
  • November 21, 2018 == Tomasz Prytuła, Max Planck Institute
    Classifying space for proper actions for groups admitting a strict fundamental domain
  • November 14, 2018 == Valentina Disarlo, Heidelberg University
    Cubical geometry in the polygonalization complex
  • November 7, 2018 == Timothée Marquis, Université Catholique de Louvain
    On geodesic ray bundles in buildings
  • October 31, 2018 == Ilya Gekhtman, University of Toronto
    Growth rates of invariant random subgroups in negative curvature
  • October 24, 2018 == Marcin Sabok, McGill University
    The Hrushovski property for hypertournaments and profinite topologies
  • October 17, 2018 == Camille Horbez, Université Paris-Sud
    Growth under automorphisms of hyperbolic groups
  • October 10, 2018 == Macarena Covadonga Robles Arenas, McGill University
    Measuring complexity of curves on surfaces
  • October 4, 2018, 16:00 == Ruth Charney, Brandeis University
    A geometric approach to Artin groups
  • October 3, 2018 == Daniel Woodhouse, Technion
    Revisiting Leighton’s graph covering theorem
  • September 26, 2018 == Giulio Tiozzo, University of Toronto
    Random walks and WPD actions
  • September 19, 2018 == Florestan Brunck, McGill University
    Non-Obtuse Dissection of Tetrahedra
  • September 12, 2018 == Yann Pequignot, McGill University
    An introduction to Borel chromatic numbers
  • September 5, 2018 == Damian Osajda, University of Wrocław
    Two-dimensional Artin groups and metric systolicity

Symplectic Seminar - Organised by: Octav Cornea and Egor Shelukhin

The seminar meets on Fridays, from 1:40 to 2:40 at UQAM, room PK-5115. All changes are indicated.

  • April 12, 2019 == Egor Shelukhin, Université de Montréal
    Viterbo conjecture revisited
  • April 5, 2019 == Emmanuel Giroux, UMI CNRS-CRM
    From Morse functions to symplectic Lefschetz fibrations on cotangent bundles
  • March 29, 2019 == Jeff Hicks, Berkeley
    Wall Crossing and Lagrangian Cobordisms
  • March 22, 2019 == Baptiste Chantraine, Nantes and UMI-CNRS
    Lagrangian cobordisms between Legendrian submanifolds and Lagrangian surgeries (continued)
  • March 15, 2019 == Nicholas Wilkins, Oxford/MIT
    Quantum and Floer Steenrod squares
  • March 1, 2019 == Baptiste Chantraine, Nantes and UMI-CNRS
    Lagrangian cobordisms between Legendrian submanifolds and Lagrangian surgeries
  • February 15, 2019 == Brent Pym, McGill
    Holonomic Poisson manifolds
  • February 8, 2019 == Basak Gurel, U Central Florida, Orlando
    Dynamics of Hamiltonian pseudo-rotations
  • February 1, 2019, 14:40 == Gael Meigniez, U de Bretagne-Sud
    A proof of the Mather-Thurston theorem
  • February 1, 2019 == Alexandre Perrier, Université de Montréal
    Lagrangian cobordism groups of surfaces of genus higher than one
  • January 25, 2019 == Egor Shelukhin, Université de Montréal
    Viterbo conjecture for Zoll symmetric spaces
  • December 7, 2018 == Alexandre Perrier, Université de Montréal
    Lagrangian cobordism groups of surfaces of genus higher than one
  • November 30, 2018 == Egor Shelukhin, Université de Montréal
    Viterbo conjecture for Zoll symmetric spaces
  • November 16, 2018 == Amiel Peiffer-Smadja, Nantes
    Functoriality of the Open-Closed map
  • November 9, 2018 == Caitlin Leverson, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • October 26, 2018 == Baptiste Chantraine, Nantes et UMI CNRS - CRM
    Categories associated to Legendrian links II
  • October 12, 2018, 14:35 == Jeremy Lane, University of Geneva
    Gelfand-Zeitlin, Ginzburg-Weinstein, and partial tropicalization
  • October 12, 2018, 13:30 == Dan Rutherford, Ball State University
    Immersed Lagrangian cobordisms and augmentations
  • September 28, 2018 == Michael Sullivan, UMASS Amherst and CRM
    Cellular contact homology, augmentations and generating families for Legendrian surfaces
  • September 21, 2018 == Baptiste Chantraine, Nantes et UMI CNRS - CRM
    Categories associated to Legendrian links

Working Groups 2018-19

  • Tuesdays
    10:00 - 12:00 == Working Group in low-dimensional topology
    PK-5675, UQAM. Organizers: Steven Boyer and Biji Wong
  • Mondays
    1:30 - 3:30 == Kähler Geometry Working Group
    PK-5675, UQAM. Organizer: Lars Sektnan