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Research Workshop: Homology Theories of Knots and Links March 15, 2010 - March 19, 2010

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Mar 15, 2010
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  A 2-category associated with a holomorphic symplectic manifold
Tim Perutz (University of Texas, Austin)
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Categorification of coloured Jones and 3j-symbols
Catharina Stroppel (Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn)
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  A categorification of quantum sl2
Aaron Lauda (University of Southern California)
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  The diagrammatic Soergel category and sl(N)-foams
Pedro Vaz
Mar 16, 2010
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Hochschild homology via time dilation
Robert Lipshitz (University of Oregon)
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  The lens space realization problem
Joshua Greene (Boston College)
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Topological approach to Heegaard Floer homology I
Andras Stipsicz (Alfréd Rényi Institute of Mathematics)
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  A topological approach to Heegaard Floer homology, II
Zoltan Szabo
Mar 17, 2010
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Topological Quantum Information, Khovanov Homology and the Jones Polynomial
Louis Kauffman (University of Illinois at Chicago)
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Categorification of quantum groups and quantum knot invariants
Benjamin Webster (University of Waterloo)
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Holomorphic triangles and maps induced by contact structures
Jacob Rasmussen
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  Lagrangian correspondences and invariants for 3-manifolds with boundary
Tim Perutz (University of Texas, Austin)
Mar 18, 2010
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  A combinatorial approach to Heegaard Floer invariants
Ciprian Manolescu (Stanford University)
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Sutured Floer homology and minimal genus Seifert surfaces
Sucharit Sarkar (University of California, Los Angeles)
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Comultiplication in link Floer homology and transversely non-simple links
John Baldwin
02:30 PM - 03:30 PM
  The Unoriented Skein Relation for Instanton Knot Floer homology
Tomasz Mrowka (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Mar 19, 2010
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Fukaya categories of symmetric products and bordered Heegaard-Floer homology
Denis Auroux (University of California, Berkeley)
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  On sutured Khovanov homology and sutured Floer homology
Eli Grigsby
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  "Filtered Seiberg-Witten Floer homologies with "almost harmonic" perturbations
Yi-Jen LEE (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  From Khovanov homology to instanton homology for knots
Peter Kronheimer (Harvard University)