|Registration Deadline:||March 26, 2004 over 18 years ago|
|To apply for Funding you must register by:||December 22, 2003 over 18 years ago|
- Mina Aganagic (University of California, Berkeley)
- Frédéric Bourgeois
- Yakov Eliashberg (Stanford University)
- Alexander Givental
- Mark Gross (University of Cambridge)
- Kentaro Hori
- Michael Hutchings (University of California, Berkeley)
- Eleny-Nicoleta Ionel (Stanford University)
- Dominic Joyce (University of Oxford)
- Anton Kapustin
- Yael Karshon
- François Lalonde
- Xiaobo Liu
- Dusa McDuff (Barnard College)
- Grigory Mikhalkin (Université de Genève)
- Yong-Geun Oh (Institute for basic science)
- Peter Ozsváth (Princeton University)
- Yongbin Ruan (University of Michigan)
- Wei-Dong Ruan
- Dietmar Salamon
- Paul Seidel (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
- Bernd Siebert (Universität Hamburg)
- Ivan Smith (Center for Mathematical Sciences)
- Michael Usher
Symplectic geometry has been one of the most rapidly advancing areas of mathematics over the past ten years. Its strong connections to mathematical physics, and in particular the mirror symmetry conjecture, have been the source of many fascinating developments. Pseudo-holomorphic curves have been studied extensively, and tools such as Gromov-Witten invariants and Floer homology have revolutionized our understanding of symplectic manifolds. Meanwhile, low-dimensional topology, gauge theory (in particular Seiberg-Witten invariants), and monodromy techniques have also been the source of important contributions to the field. The following areas of research are particularly active at the moment, and will be the main topics of the workshop:
- Gromov-Witten invariants and quantum cohomology
- Floer homology, mirror symmetry, and string theory
- Lefschetz pencils, gauge theory, and low-dimensional topology
- Hamiltonian group actions and moment maps
- contact homology and symplectic field theory
List of confirmed speakers (as of February 2, 2004): Alexandre Givental Mark Gross Dominic Joyce Xiaobo Liu Grigory Mikhalkin Yong-Geun Oh Yongbin Ruan Paul Seidel Bernd Siebert Ivan Smith Michael UsherShow less
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Students, recent Ph.D.'s, women, and members of underrepresented minorities are particularly encouraged to apply. Funding awards are typically made 6 weeks before the workshop begins. Requests received after the funding deadline are considered only if additional funds become available.
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