<!DOCTYPE html> <!-- Adapted from http://www.ma.utexas.edu/conferences/twims/, which was designed by Michelle Chu --> <html> <head> <link href="//fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Oswald:300|Slabo+27px" rel="stylesheet"> <title>The topology and geometry of low-dimensional manifolds: a celebration of the mathematics of Bob Gompf</title> <style type="text/css"> h1 { font-family: 'Oswald', sans-serif; font-weight: normal; font-size: 28px;} h2 { margin-bottom: 0; font-family: 'Oswald', sans-serif; font-weight: normal; font-size: 25px;} h3 { font-family: 'Oswald', sans-serif; font-weight: normal; font-size: 20px; color: #FFFFFF;} p { font-family: 'Slabo 27px', serif; font-size: 16px;} p a:link {color:#BF5700; text-decoration:none} p a:visited {color:#BF5700; text-decoration:none} p a:hover {color:#BF5700; text-decoration:underline} p a:active {color:#BF5700; text-decoration:underline} #lists li a:link {color:#BF5700; text-decoration:none} #lists li a:visited {color:#BF5700; text-decoration:none} #lists li a:hover {color:#BF5700; text-decoration:underline} #lists li a:active {color:#BF5700; text-decoration:underline} h3 a:link {color:#FFFFFF; text-decoration:none} h3 a:visited {color:#FFFFFF; text-decoration:none} h3 a:hover {color:#FFFFFF; text-decoration:underline} h3 a:active {color:#FFFFFF; text-decoration:underline} body { margin: 0; height: 100%; max-height: 100%; font-family: 'Slabo 27px', serif; line-height: 1.5em; background: #204060;} main { position: relative; margin: auto; padding-bottom: 5px; width: 800px; bottom: 20px; background: #FFFFFF;} #header { position: relative; top: 20px; margin: auto; padding-top: 5px; padding-bottom: 20px; width: 800px; background: url("tower.jpg"); background-size: 800px; background-color: #FFFFFF; background-position: center bottom; background-repeat: no-repeat;} #nav { background: #BF5700; padding-bottom: 5px;} ul.menu{ list-style-type: none; padding: 0; margin: 0; display: flex; justify-content: space-around;} .pages { margin-left: 50px; margin-right: 50px; padding-top: 5px;} </style> </head> <body> <header id="header"> <center><p> <h1>The topology and geometry of low-dimensional manifolds:<br>a celebration of the mathematics of Bob Gompf</h1> <h2>University of Texas at Austin</h2> <h2>July 12-15, 2018</h2> </p></center> <br><br><br> <nav id="nav"> <h3> <ul class="menu"> <li><a href="index.html">about</a></li> <li><a href="schedule.html">schedule</a></li> <li><a href="participants.html">participants</a></li> <li><a href="localinfo.html">local info</a></li> <!-- <li><a href="register.html">register</a></li> --> </h3></ul> </nav> </header> <main> <div class="pages"> <div id="about" class="page"> <h2>About</h2> <p> This conference will bring mathematicians together to discuss recent developments in smooth and symplectic low-dimensional topology and geometry, and celebrate the first anniversary of Bob Gompf's 60th birthday. Speakers include: <ul id="lists"> <li><a href="https://people.math.umass.edu/~baykur/"> 0nan Baykur</a> (Umass Amherst) <li><a href="https://mathematics.stanford.edu/people/name/yakov-eliashberg/"> Yasha Eliashberg</a> (Stanford) <li><a href="http://math.rice.edu/~shelly/"> Shelly Harvey</a> (Rice) <li><a href="https://math.berkeley.edu/~kirby/"> Rob Kirby</a> (Berkeley) <li><a href="http://www-users.math.umn.edu/~lixxx248/"> Tian-Jun Li</a> (Minnesota) <li><a href="http://www4.ncsu.edu/~tlidman/"> Tye Lidman</a> (NC State) <li><a href="http://www.math.uga.edu/directory/gordana-matic"> Gordana Mati</a> (University of Georgia) <li><a href="http://jeffreymeier.org"> Jeffrey Meier</a> (University of Georgia) <li><a href="https://www.ma.utexas.edu/users/amiller/"> Allison Miller</a> (UT-Austin) <li><a href="http://www-math.mit.edu/%7Emrowka/"> Tom Mrowka</a> (MIT) <li><a href="http://people.brandeis.edu/~ruberman/"> Danny Ruberman</a> (Brandeis) <li><a href="https://www.brynmawr.edu/sites/default/files/NewCVHannah.pdf"> Hannah Schwartz</a> (Bryn Mawr) <li><a href="https://users.renyi.hu/~stipsicz/"> Andrs Stipsicz</a> (Renyi Institute) <li><a href="https://math.ua.edu/profile/bulent-tosun/"> Bulent Tosun</a> (Alabama) <li><a href="http://www.ist.osaka-u.ac.jp/english/introduction/professors/pure-and-applied-mathematics/applied-geometry/kouichi-yasui.html"> Kouichi Yasui</a> (Osaka) </ul></p> Here is a <a href="problemlist.pdf">list of problems</a> volunteered by participants, who should feel free to send comments and additions to any of the organizers.<br><br> Registration is now closed. The first talk was at 9:15 am on Thursday July 12, and the last talk will end by noon on Sunday, July 15.<br> </p> <h2>Organizers</h2> <p> <ul id="lists"> <li> <a href="http://people.math.gatech.edu/%7Eetnyre/">John Etnyre</a> (Georgia Tech) <li> <a href="https://web.stanford.edu/~lstarkst/">Laura Starkston</a> (Stanford) <li> <a href="http://comp.uark.edu/~jv002/">Jeremy Van Horn-Morris</a> (Arkansas) <li> <a href="http://www2.math.binghamton.edu/p/people/jwilliams/start">Jonathan Williams</a> (Binghamton) </ul> </p> <h2>Sponsors</h2> <p> University of Texas, University of Arkansas, Georgia Institute of Technology, National Science Foundation, The Betsy Middleton and John Clark Sutherland Dean's Chair in the College of Sciences at Georgia Tech </p> </div> </div> </main> </body> </html>