When: 28 Saturday 2015. Coffee and bagels at 9am, the first talk at 10am.
Where: UIC, Lecture Center F, Room 4. See the map for the building marked LCF.
Pre-seminar colloquium: at 3pm on Friday 27 February, Birgit Richter will give a colloquium
in room 636 of the Science and Engineering Offices (marked SEO in the map above).
0900-1000: Coffee and bagels.
1000-1100: Birgit Richter (Universität Hamburg): An algebraic model for commutative
1130-1230: Dan Isaksen (Wayne State University): Some strange phenomena in the motivic
stable homotopy groups (abstract).
1400-1430: Afternoon coffee.
1430-1530: Lennart Meier (University of Virginia): Tmf_0(3) (abstract).
1600-1700: Mark Behrens (University of Notre Dame): The ring cooperations for 2-primary
Registration:here. Your registration is appreciated, as it helps us plan how much
coffee and tea to order. Registration is required if you are requesting funding.
Hotel: hotel reservations can be made with the Corporate ID "University of Illinois at Chicago" at the Crowne Plaza Chicago Metro Downtown,
a 0.7 mile walk from the lecture hall. There are many other hotels in
downtown Chicago, although they are slightly farther away from UIC.
Parking: visitor parking is available ($8.50 for the day) in the structures on the northeast corner of Halsted and Taylor. See the map
here. We will have parking stickers available.
Restaurants: the restaurants in the West Loop and Greektown
are all within walking distance or a short bus ride from campus.
Downtown restaurants are also easily accessible by the Blue Line, as are
those in the hip neighborhoods of Wicker Park and Logan Square.
Support: we will have support for graduate students and other
early-career mathematicians available, for which we gratefully
acknowledge the support of the NSF and Northwestern University, via NSF
Grant No. DMS-1413786, and the University of Illinois at Chicago. Please
request funding via the registration page.
Picture: the drawing is due to Fomenko, and is taken from Homotopic topology by Fomenko, Fuchs, and Gutenmacher.