|Registration Deadline:||February 15, 2010 over 13 years ago|
|To apply for Funding you must register by:||December 15, 2009 over 13 years ago|
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- Denis Auroux (University of California, Berkeley)
- John Baldwin
- Joshua Greene (Boston College)
- Eli Grigsby
- Louis Kauffman (University of Illinois at Chicago)
- Peter Kronheimer (Harvard University)
- Aaron Lauda (University of Southern California)
- Yi-Jen LEE (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
- Robert Lipshitz (University of Oregon)
- Ciprian Manolescu (Stanford University)
- Tomasz Mrowka (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
- Tim Perutz (University of Texas, Austin)
- Jacob Rasmussen
- Lev Rozansky (University of North Carolina)
- Sucharit Sarkar (University of California, Los Angeles)
- Andras Stipsicz (Alfréd Rényi Institute of Mathematics)
- Catharina Stroppel (Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn)
- Zoltan Szabo (Princeton University)
- Pedro Vaz
- Ben Webster
Categorification and low-dimensional topology Link homology is a young and rapidly-developing area drawing on many branches of mathematics. The subject has its roots in representation theory, and it has benefitted from its interactions with low-dimensional, classical, and quantum topology and symplectic geometry. Indeed, several recent developments have underscored the close parallels between link homology and Floer homological invariants for low-dimensional manifolds. The aim of this conference will be to study recent advances in categorification, link homology, Heegaard Floer homology, and gauge theory. We will also focus on the interactions of these tools with low-dimensional topology, including knot theory and contact geometry. Accomodations: A block of rooms has been reserved at the Rose Garden Inn. Reservations may be made by calling 1-800-992-9005 OR directly on their website. Click on Corporate at the bottom of the screen and when prompted enter code MATH (this code is not case sensitive). By using this code a new calendar will appear and will show MSRI rate on all room types available. The cut-off date for reservations is February 26, 2010. A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hotel Durant. Please mention the workshop name and reference the following code when making reservations via phone, fax or e-mail: MSRIRESEARCHHOMOLOGY. If you are making your reservations on line, please go to Hotel Durant website, choose your dates of stay and enter the "123MSRI" promo code in the box. The cut-off date for reservations is February 16, 2010. The rate is $139 per night plus tax. New, completely renovated Hotel Shattuck Plaza has rooms available for you! MSRI’s preferred rate is $131. Guests can either call the hotel’s main line, 510-845-7300, and ask for the MSRI rate or go to http://www.hotelshattuckplaza.com, click on "Corporate Rates" in the reservation screen and type the code msri09.Show less
To apply for funding, you must register by the funding application deadline displayed above.
Students, recent Ph.D.'s, women, and members of underrepresented minorities are particularly encouraged to apply. Funding awards are typically made 6 weeks before the workshop begins. Requests received after the funding deadline are considered only if additional funds become available.
MSRI does not hire an outside company to make hotel reservations for our workshop participants, or share the names and email addresses of our participants with an outside party. If you are contacted by a business that claims to represent MSRI and offers to book a hotel room for you, it is likely a scam. Please do not accept their services.
MSRI has preferred rates at the Hotel Shattuck Plaza, depending on room availability. Guests can call the hotel's main line at 510-845-7300 and ask for the MSRI- Mathematical Science Research Institute discount. To book online visit this page (the MSRI rate will automatically be applied).
MSRI has preferred rates at the Graduate Berkeley, depending on room availability. Reservations may be made by calling 510-845-8981. When making reservations, guests must request the MSRI preferred rate. Enter in the Promo Code MSRI123 (this code is not case sensitive).
MSRI has preferred rates at the Berkeley Lab Guest House, depending on room availability. Reservations may be made by calling 510-495-8000 or directly on their website. Select "Affiliated with the Space Sciences Lab, Lawrence Hall of Science or MSRI." When prompted for your UC Contact/Host, please list Chris Marshall (firstname.lastname@example.org).
MSRI has a preferred rates at Easton Hall and Gibbs Hall, depending on room availability. Guests can call the Reservations line at 510-204-0732 and ask for the MSRI- Mathematical Science Research Inst. rate. To book online visit this page, select "Request a Reservation" choose the dates you would like to stay and enter the code MSRI (this code is not case sensitive).
Additional lodging options may be found on our short term housing page.
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