N+7th Southern California Topology Colloquium

 

Saturday, March 30, 2013

 

The Caltech Geometry and Topology Seminar, with funding from Caltech, NSF and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, is pleased to sponsor the N+7th Southern California Topology Colloquium (SCTC), to be held on Saturday, March 30th, 2013. All talks will be in 151 Sloan. There will also be a Leonidas Alaoglu Memorial Lecture given by Ian Agol on Monday, April 1st, 2013.

 

 

Speaker

Time

Title and Abstract

Francis Bonahon

University of Southern California

10:30-11:30

TBA

lunch

11:30-1:30

 

Robert Lipshitz

Columbia University/University of North Carolina

1:30-2:30

TBA

Lenny Ng

Duke University

2:45-3:45

TBA

Ian Agol

University of California, Berkeley

4:00-5:00

TBA

dinner

5:30

 

 

 

Parking:

Parking is free in the Caltech lots on weekends. The nearest parking lot to the Sloan Laboratory is Structure #3.

 

Travel:

Information about driving directions and public transportation can be found here. If you come by flight, you may fly to Burbank (BUR), Los Angeles (LAX), Ontario (ONT), Long Beach (LGB), or Orange County (SNA), then take a supershuttle to Caltech. BUR is the closest airport, and LAX has the most flights.

 

Lodging:

If you need a hotel, the Saga Motor Hotel and Vagabond Inn are close and affordable.

 

Support:

Limited travel and lodging support is available for graduate students (especially those coming from Northern California). To apply, please contact Yi Ni and have your advisor send a brief (1 or 2 paragraphs) email of reference.

 


History of the SCTC.