Fall 2015 Midwest Topology Seminar:
Honoring Robert Bruner on the occasion of his 65th birthday
When: October 10-11, 2015
Where: Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, State Hall 134.
Contact: Mark Behrens, Dan Isaksen, Sean Tilson.
Saturday, Oct 10
10:00-11:00: Kyle Ormsby (Reed)
11:30-12:30: Irina Bobkova (Rochester)
2:30-3:30: Dan Christensen (Western University)
4:00-5:00: John Greenlees (Sheffield)
7:00 - Dinner at The Keep
Sunday, Oct 11
9:30-10:30: Vesna Stojanoska (UIUC)
11:00-12:00: Sean Tilson (Osnabruck)
Local Information: Please find a list of restaurants near the hotel and university, as well as information on coffeeshops, parking, and transportation here. Also, a map of Wayne State University.
Registration: here. Your registration is required if you plan to attend the banquet or if you are requesting funding, and generally appreciated to help us organize! Registered participants
Hotel: We have reserved a block of 40 rooms at the
Hilton Garden Inn Detroit Downtown:
The hotel is not within walking distance of the university, but there are plenty of restaurants and bars nearby. Participants should call the hotel at (313) 967-0900 and mention "Midwest Topology Seminar" for a rate of $109 per night (plus taxes). Rooms will be held until September 18.
Dinner: The dinner take place Saturday night, 7:00, at The Keep (140 Cadillac Square). Dinner will be catered by Slows BBQ (there will be vegetarian options). Cost per person: $15 for graduate students, $20 for everyone else (payable by cash at the venue). Please note that this does not include drinks, which will be available for purchase at the venue.
Funding: Some funding is available to support travel and local expenses of participants, especially for graduate students, postdocs, and faculty without other support. Please make funding requests using the registration link above. (Note: funding decisions were made on Oct 1)