Midwest Topology Seminar Schedule

Saturday, October 4, 2003

Van Vleck Hall, UW-Madison Department of Mathematics

All lectures will be held in Van Vleck B239

Coffee and pastries will be available in the 9th floor lounge starting at 10:00am.

11:00 - 12:00: Igor Kriz (University of Michigan)
``Anomalies in Closed and Open Conformal Field Theories, 2-vector spaces and Elliptic Cohomology''

2:00 - 3:00: Erik Pedersen (SUNY Binghamton) ``Smoothing Loop Spaces''

3:30 - 4:30: Ralph Cohen (Stanford University) ``Graphs, Morse Theory and Loop Spaces''

4:30 - 5:30: Peter Oszvath (Columbia University) ``Holomorphic Disks and Low Dimensional Topology''

    5:30 - 7:30: Reception 9th Floor Van Vleck Lounge