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Topology Festival

May 10–12, 2019

Schedule of Activities

Parking in the parking garage on Hoy Road and all metered lots is free and unrestricted on weekends and after 5:00 p.m. on weekdays. Daily guest permits for parking weekdays before 5:00 p.m. can be purchased at booths at the entrances to campus. More detailed information is available here.

The following schedule is tentative — subject to change.

Friday, May 10, 2019

Lectures will be in Malott 251 and breaks in Malott 532 (5th floor lounge).

10:30 a.m. Participants check in and collect information packs in the Malott Hall 5th floor lounge
(Later arrivals may check in between 3:05 and 4:00 p.m.)
11:30-12:00 Thomas Ng, Temple University (introductory talk)
12:05-12:35 Maru Sarazola, Cornell University (introductory talk)
12:35 p.m. Lunch
2:00-2:30 Qing Liu, Brandeis University (introductory talk)
2:35-3:05 David Jaz Myers, Johns Hopkins University (introductory talk)
3:05 p.m. Participants check in and collect information packs in the Malott Hall 5th floor lounge
4:00-5:00 Ruth Charney, Brandeis University — co-meeting with the Oliver Club
6:00 p.m. Festival Banquet at Zaza's (pre-registration required)

Saturday, May 11, 2019

Lectures and the panel discussion will be in Malott 251 and breaks in Malott 532 (5th floor lounge).

8:30 a.m. Breakfast in 5th floor lounge, Malott Hall
9:00-9:55 Chris Kapulkin, University of Western Ontario
10:10-11:05 Alan Reid, Rice University
11:10 a.m. Coffee break
11:40-12:35 Steve Ferry, Rutgers University and Binghamton University
12:40 p.m. Lunch
1:40-2:35 Alexander Kupers, Harvard University
2:40 p.m. Break
3:10-4:40 Panel discussion
5:30 p.m. Picnic at Stewart Park, large pavilion

Sunday, May 12, 2019

Lectures will be in Malott 251 and breaks in Malott 532 (5th floor lounge).

8:30 a.m. Breakfast in 5th floor lounge, Malott Hall
9:00-9:55 Mona Merling, University of Pennsylvania
10:10-11:05 Dave Futer, Temple University
11:10 a.m. Coffee break
11:40-12:35 Jonathan Barmak, Universidad de Buenos Aires
12:40 p.m. Lunch
2:00-2:55 Inna Zakharevich, Cornell University
3:00 p.m. Break
3:30-4:25 Anthony Genevois, Université d'Orsay