Workshop on TFTs, Representation Theory, and Algebraic Geometry
Urbana, March 27-29, 2009
A session of the Sectional AMS Meeting
Matthew Ando (Illinois), "Twisted Umkehr maps."
Rina Anno (Chicago), "Stability conditions, Springer fibers, and braids with
Christopher Brav (Toronto), "The projective McKay correspondence."
Sheldon Katz (Illinois), "BPS invariants of Calabi-Yau threefolds."
Kobi Kremnizer (Chicago), "Localization for singular weights and finite W-algebras."
David Nadler (Northwestern): "Character sheaves."
Alexei Oblomkov (UMass), "On GW/DT correspondence with descendants."
Dmytro Shklyarov (Kansas State): "Equivariant topological field theories."
Matt Szczesny (Boston): "Moduli problems and localization functors in orbifold CFT."
Prabhu Venkataraman (Eureka), "The 2-lien of a 2-gerbe."
Friday, March 27
Saturday, March 28
- 3-4 Dmytro Shklyarov
- 4-5 Matthew Szczesny
Sunday, March 29
8:30-9:30 David Nadler
9:30-10:30 Christopher Brav
10:30-11:30 Rina Anno
3-4 Sheldon Katz
4-5 Alexei Oblomkov
9-10 Kobi Kremnizer
10-11 Prabhu Venkataraman
11-12 Matthew Ando
- Lectures will be 45 minutes long, with substantial breaks in between.
- Speakers are asked to submit titles and abstracts through the AMS system
- Hotel reservations for speakers will be made by the organizers. All others,
please make hotel reservations as recommended by the AMS
- A small amount of financial support may be available for graduate
students and recent Ph.Ds. Please contact the organizers for further information.
Organizers: Tom Nevins (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) and
David Ben-Zvi (University of Texas at Austin).