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Topology Festival

May 12–14, 2017

Schedule of Activities

Parking in the parking garage on Hoy Road and all metered lots is free and unrestricted on weekends and after 5:00 p.m. on weekdays. Daily guest permits for parking weekdays before 5:00 p.m. can be purchased at booths at the entrances to campus. More detailed information is available here.

Friday, May 12, 2017

Lectures will be in Malott 251 and breaks in Malott 532 (5th floor lounge).

11:30 AM Dan Freed, University of Texas at Austin — introductory lecture
12:30 PM Lunch
2:00 PM Leonard Gross, Cornell University — introductory lecture
3:00 PM Participants check in and collect information packs in the Malott Hall 5th floor lounge
4:00 PM Hiro Lee Tanaka, Harvard University — co-meeting with the Oliver Club
6:00 PM Festival Banquet (pre-registration required) at Mia

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Lectures and the panel discussion will be in Malott 251 and breaks in Malott 532 (5th floor lounge).

8:30 AM Breakfast in 5th floor lounge, Malott Hall
9:00 AM Kathryn Hess, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
10:05 AM Vlad Markovic, California Institute of Technology
11:05 AM Coffee break
11:30 AM Andrew Blumberg, University of Texas at Austin
12:30 PM Lunch
1:30 PM Dan Freed, University of Texas at Austin
2:30 PM Break
3:00 PM Panel discussion
5:30 PM Picnic at Stewart Park, large pavilion

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Lectures will be in Malott 251 and breaks in Malott 532 (5th floor lounge).

8:30 AM Breakfast in 5th floor lounge, Malott Hall
9:00 AM David Ayala, Montana State University
10:05 AM Susan Tolman, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
11:05 AM Coffee break
11:30 AM Kate Poirier, The City University of New York
12:30 PM Lunch
2:00 PM Moira Chas, Stonybrook University
3:00 PM Break
3:30 PM Jonathan Weitsman, Northeastern University