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International Conference on Combinatorial and Toric Homotopy

(24 - 28 August 2015 )

Venue: IMS Auditorium


on the occasion of Professor Frederick Cohen's 70th Birthday
Jointly organized with Department of Mathematics, NUS


Organizing Committee · Visitors and Participants · Overview · Activities · Venue

 

Monday, 24 Aug 2015

09:10am - 09:20am

Registration

09:20am - 10:20am

On representations of virtual braid group by automorphisms of some groups
Valeriy Bardakov, Sobolev Institute of Mathematics, Russia

10:20am - 10:30am

--- Group Photo & Coffee Break ---

10:30am - 11:30am

Exact sequences for braid and mapping class groups
Jon Berrick, National University of Singapore

11:30am - 11:40am

-- Break ---

11:40am - 12:40pm

The inclusion of the configuration space into the product for the sphere and the projective plane
Daciberg Lima Gonçalves, University of São Paulo, Brazil

12.40pm - 02:30pm

--- Lunch ---

02:30pm - 03:30pm

Quotient construction of toric orbifolds and its applications to torus cobordism of lens spaces and equivariant formality of toric orbifolds
Dong Youp Suh, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Korea

03:30pm - 03:40pm

--- Break ---

03:40pm - 04:10pm

Self-dual binary codes from small covers and simple polytopes (PDF)
Li Yu, Nanjing University, China

04:10pm - 04:15pm

--- Break ---

04:15pm - 04:45pm

Toric elements in some bordism groups (PDF)
Wei Wang, Shanghai Ocean University, China

Tuesday, 25 Aug 2015

09:50am - 10:00am

Registration

10:00am - 11:00am

Golod and minimally non-Golod moment-angle complexes (PDF)
Piotr Beben, University of Southampton, UK

11:00am - 11:10am

--- Break ---

11:10am - 12:10pm

Higher whitehead product: computations and applications (PDF)
Marek Golasinski, Nicholas Copernicus University, Torun, Poland

12.10pm - 02:00pm

--- Lunch ---

02:00pm - 03:00pm

The role of the Moore space in the unstable homotopy groups of spheres
Brayton Gray, The University of Illinois at Chicago, USA

03:00pm - 03:10pm

--- Break ---

03:10pm - 04:10pm

Orbit type filtrations of torus manifolds and combinatorics of simplicial posets
Anton Ayzenberg, Osaka City University, Japan

04:10pm - 04:15pm

--- Break ---

04:15pm - 04:45pm

Toric topology of fullerenes (PDF)
Nikolay Erokhovets, Moscow State University, Russia

05:00pm

Professor Frederick Cohen's 70th Birthday Celebrations

Wednesday, 26 Aug 2015

09:10am - 09:20am

Registration

09:20am - 10:20am

On the cohomology of partial quotients of moment-angle manifolds (PDF)
Taras Panov, Moscow State University, Russia

10:20am - 10:30am

--- Break ---

10:30am - 11:30am

Koszul complexes and Toric manifolds
Haibao Duan, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

11:30am - 11:40am

-- Break ---

11:40am - 12:40pm

Cohomology of regular Hessenberg varieties and representations of symmetric groups
Mikiya Masuda, Osaka City University, Japan

12.40pm - 02:30pm

--- Lunch ---

Thursday, 27 Aug 2015

09:15am - 09:30am

Registration

09:30am - 10:00am

Skype session with Frederick Cohen

10:00am - 11:00am

Braids and Lie algebras (PDF)
Vladimir Vershinin, University of Montpellier II, France

11:00am - 11:10am

--- Break ---

11:10am - 12:10pm

Generalized dimension subgroups and derived functors (PDF)
Inder Bir Passi, Panjab University, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Mohali, India

12.10pm - 02:00pm

--- Lunch ---

02:00pm - 03:00pm

Embedding theorems for quasitoric manifolds (PDF)
Victor Buchstaber, Moscow State University, Moscow

03:00pm - 03:10pm

--- Break ---

03:10pm - 04:10pm

Algebraic models for configuration spaces (PDF)
Don Stanley, University of Regina, Canada

06:00pm

Dinner (Volunteer and self paid)
Bus will leave IMS at 05.30pm
Venue: Red House Seafood Restaurant. #01-14
The Quayside, 60 Robertson Quay, Singapore 238252

Friday, 28 Aug 2015

09:50am - 10:00am

Registration

10:00am - 11:00am

The dual polyhedral product, cocategory and nilpotence (PDF)
Stephen Theriault, University of Southampton, UK

11:00am - 11:10am

--- Break ---

11:10am - 12:10pm

On nontriviality of homotopy groups of spheres (PDF)
Sergei Ivanov, The Chebyshev Laboratory of St. Petersburg State University, Russia

12.10pm - 02:00pm

--- Lunch ---

02:00pm - 03:00pm

Linearization of algebraic structures via functor calculus (PDF)
Manfred Hartl, University of Valenciennes and Hainaut-Cambresis, France

03:00pm - 03:10pm

--- Break ---

03:10pm - 04:10pm

Characteristic classes of surface bundles and configuration spaces (PDF)
Miguel Xicoténcatl Merino, Cinvestav, Mexico


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