Midwest Topology Seminar
Saturday, February 13, 1999
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Lectures will be held in B239 Van Vleck Hall.


11:00 AM Fred Cohen (Rochester)
``Braid-like Groups and Configuration Spaces''
1:30 PM Yongbin Ruan (UW-Madison)
``What is Quantum Cohomology?''
2:45 PM Tom Farrell (SUNY Binghamton)
``Calculating Whitehead Groups (at least trying to...)''
4:00 PM Andrew Casson (UC Berkeley)
``On the Complexity of the Factorization Problem for 3-manifolds''
5:00-7:00 PM Party in Van Vleck Lounge.


A block of rooms has been reserved for Saturday night (Feb. 13) at the university guest house (Lowell Hall, 610 Langdon Street). Call directly to book a room ((608) 256-2621) at least 3 weeks before the date of the conference. For other information on Madison, visit www.visitmadison.com.
Alejandro Adem
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