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Centre for Geometry, Topology, and Applications (CGTA)

Advances in Homotopy Theory

Advances in Homotopy Theory

Virtual, 12:00-15:00 UK time on 15-17 September 2021

This is the first edition of a twice-yearly workshop that will alternate between the Southampton Centre for Geometry, Topology and Applications and the Beijing Institute of Mathematical Sciences and Applications. The aims are to promote exciting new work in homotopy theory, with an emphasis on that by younger mathematicians, and to showcase the wide relevance of the subject to other areas of mathematics and science.

Access details

The talks can be accessed through this Zoom link.

Speakers
Organisers
Schedule of talks
Wednesday 15 September  
12:00 - 12:50 Michael Farber Robot motion planning, Bredon equivariant cohomology and Rationality Conjecture
13:05 - 13:55 Ruizhi Huang Loop decomposition of manifolds
14:10 - 15:00 Steven Amelotte Higher torsion in the homotopy groups of Moore spaces
Thursday 16 September  
12:00 - 12:50 Norio Iwase Steps to the differential homotopy theory
13:05 - 13:55 Pengcheng Li Modular cohomotopy and cohomology
14:10 - 15:00 Guy Boyde Exponential growth in homotopy groups
Friday 17 September  
12:00 - 12:50 Taras Panov Double cohomology of moment-angle complexes 
13:05 - 13:55 George Simmons Relations among higher Whitehead products in polyhedral products
14:10 - 15:00 Abi Linton Massey products, simplicial posets and moment-angle complexes

 Abstract are available in this pdf.

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