Working groups

Seiberg-Witten and stable homotopy theory

2016-17, Thursdays, 15:00 - 16:30
PK-5115, UQAM
Organizer: Patrick Orson

Working Group in low-dimensional topology

2015-16, Thursdays, 15:15 - 16:30
PK-5115, UQAM
Organizer: Mark Powell

Working Group in low-dimensional topology

2014-15, Thursdays, 9:00-10:30 AM
PK-5115, UQAM
Organizer: Chris Cornwell

Working Group in low-dimensional topology

2013-14, Wednesdays, 3:15-4:30 PM
PK-5115, UQAM
Organizer: Huygens Ravelomanana

Working Group in low-dimensional topology

2012-13, Tuesdays, 1:30-3:00 PM
PK-5115, UQAM
Organizer: Bulent Tosun

CIRGET Working Group

2011-12, Wednesdays, 1:30 PM
PK-5333, UQAM
Organizer: Adam Clay

Working Group in low-dimensional topology

2010-11, Tuesdays, 1:30-3:30
PK-5115, UQAM
Organizer: Steven Boyer

Working Group in low-dimensional topology

2009-10, Wednesdays, 10:00-12:00
UQAM
Organizer: Steven Boyer

Working Group on Kähler Geometry

2009-10, Mondays, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
UQAM
Organizer: Andrea Gambioli

Interactions between contact topology and link homologies

Fall 2008, Thursday, 2:00
UQAM, PK-5333
Organizer: Liam Watson

October 6: Jeremy Van Horn-Morris, Open books and Khovanov homology after Baldwin and Plamenevskya
October 9: Radu Cebanu, Grid diagrams for lens spaces after Baker, Grigsby and Hedden
October 22, 1:00, PK-5445: Radu Cebanu, The Berge conjecture via Heegaard-Floer homology
October 30: Liam Watson, Towards coordinate-free width estimates
November 5 *Wednesday*: Jeremy Van Horn-Morris, Contact monoids

Working Group on Kähler Geometry

Winter 2009, Wednesdays, 10:00-12:00
UQAM
Organizer: Vestislav Apostolov

Working group on low dimensional topology with a view towards Heegaard-Floer homology

Fall 2007, Tuesdays, 2:00-3:30
UQAM
Organizer: Stefan Friedl

Working Group on Heegaard Floer Homology

Fall 2006
UQAM
Organizer: Paolo Ghiggini

Working Group on Sympletic Field Theory

May-June 2006
Tuesdays at 3:00 p.m. at Université de Montréal
Thursdays at 3:00 p.m. at UQAM
Organizers: Paolo Ghiggini and Samuel Lisi
At the moment we are working on Frédéric Bourgeois's course notes from his course at the Summer school in Berder (2003) available at his webpage. We plan to move to the Eliashberg-Givental-Hofer at some point.

Working Group on three-dimensional manifolds

March-May 2006
Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m.
President Kennedy Building (UQAM), PK-5115

May 9: Antonio Reiser, Contact strucutures and Reeb Dynamics
May 11: Samuel Lisi, Holomorphic curves in symplectisation and contact homology
May 23: Paolo Ghiggini, Bott approach to contact homology
May 30: Clement Hyvrier, Algebraic structure of SFT I
June 1: Baptiste Chantraine, Algebraic structure of SFT II
June 6: Sam Lisi, Algebraic structure of SFT III
June 8: Paolo Ghiggini, Algebraic structure of SFT IV
June 15: Baptiste Chantraine, Contact homology of subcritical Stein manifolds
June 20: Clement Hyvrier, Contact homology of prequantisations
June 22: Sam Lisi, Vanishing of contact homology for overtwisted contact structures
March 28: Paolo Ghiggini, Taut foliations and Heegaard-Floer Homology I
April 4: Paolo Ghiggini, Taut foliations and Heegaard-Floer Homology II
April 11: Stephan Tillmann, On the Thurston Norm I
April 20: Stephan Tillmann, On the Thurston Norm II
April 25: Paolo Ghiggini, Taut foliations and Heegaard-Floer Homology III
May 2: Joseph Maher, Shrink Wrapping
May 9: Joseph Maher, Shrink Wrapping II
May 16: Joseph Maher, More Shrink Wrapping
May 31: Joseph Maher, Shrink Wrapping Continues

Working Group on J-Holomorphic Curves and their Applications

September 2003 to May 2004
11:00
Room 4336 - André-Aisenstadt Building (Université de Montréal)

Timetable for first six weeks of Winter semester
22 jan Octav Cornea (première partie), Glueing (fin des exposés) et François Lalonde (deuxième partie), Cohomologie quantique et ses applications
29 jan François Lalonde et Shengda Hu, Cohomologie quantique, homomorphisme de Seidel
5 fev François Lalonde et Shengda Hu, Cohomologie quantique et ses applications
12 fev François Lalonde et Shengda Hu, Relations entre l'homologie de Floer et les homologies quantiques des lagrangiennes
19 fev Alexander Ivrii, Théorie symplectique des champs avec applications
26 fev Alexander Ivrii, Théorie symplectique des champs avec applications

Working Group on Ricci flow

October 2003 to May 2004
Thursday at 4:00 P.M.
President Kennedy Building (UQAM)

Recent work of Grisha Perelman on the singularities has led him to claim a proof of Thurston's geometrization conjecture for 3-dimensional manifolds. This working group focuses on this and previous works by Hamilton and others.