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Topology Festival

May 13–15, 2016

Save the Date

Please save the date: The 53rd Topology Festival will be May 12–14, 2017.

The 2016 Festival

The 52nd Topology Festival is being planned for May 13–15, 2016. There will be a concentration of talks in topological combinatorics. The meeting will start at 11:30am on May 13th with two introductory lectures, followed at 4:30pm by the first plenary talk. There will be a table for preprints, a banquet, a picnic, a panel discussion on recent advances in the field, and much opportunity for conversation. The final talk will end at 4:30pm on May 15th.

If you need accommodations to participate in this event or advice on sources of child care and other types of family care during the conference, please e-mail

Key Dates (2016)

April 1Deadline for applications for funding
April 8Funding decisions will be e-mailed on or before this date
April 12Earliest deadline for group rates on hotel bookings
May 2Registration closes

We encourage participants to book hotel rooms as early as possible as there will be many visitors in town for the Law School convocation.

Speakers (2016)


The Topology Festival gratefully acknowledges the continuous support of the National Science Foundation since the Festival’s inception. Special thanks to Acme Klein Bottle, purveyors of “the finest closed, non-orientable, boundary-free manifolds sold anywhere in our three spatial dimensions,” for donating a prize every year for many years.