Spring School on Algebraic Topology (2017)

We are pleased to annouce that the fifth Spring School on Algebraic Topology will be held with extended TQFT and factorization homology as main topics.
  • Date: From March 6 to 9 in 2017
  • Venue: Lecture room 1, Faculty of Science, Shinshu University
  • Contents: We are planning to have student's seminar and a series of lectures by an expert.
  • Lecture: Four lectures are planned.
  • Student's seminar: Four students and postdocs are going to give talks on preliminary topics. These four topics are suggested by Prof. Francis.
    1. \(\infty\)-categories (Naruki Masuda, The University of Tokyo)
    2. \(E_{n}\)-algebras and \(n\)-fold loop spaces (Piotr Pstragowski, Northwestern University)
    3. Homotopy colimits (Steffen Tillmann, University of M¸«änster)
    4. Covers and homotopy colimits (Lauren Bandklayder, Northwestern University)
    5. The Dold-Thom theorem from factorization homology (Mariko Ohara, Shinshu University)
  • Schedule:
    • March 6h
      • 13:30-15:00
        • Speaker: Naruki Masuda (The University of Tokyo)
        • Title: \(\infty\)-categories
      • 15:30-17:00
        • Speaker: Piotr Pstragowski (Northwestern University)
        • Title: \(E_{n}\)-algebras and \(n\)-fold loop spaces
    • March 7th
      • 10:00-11:30
        • Speaker: Steffen Tillmann (University of M¸«änster)
        • Title: Homotopy colimits
      • (Lunch)
      • 13:30-15:00
        • Speaker: Lauren Bandklayder (Northwestern University)
        • Title: Covers and homotopy colimits
      • Group photo
      • 15:30-17:00
        • Speaker: Mariko Ohara (Shinshu University)
        • Title: The Dold-Thom theorem from factorization homology
      • 19:00- Banquet
    • March 8th
      • 10:00-11:30 Lecture (1)
      • (Lunch)
      • 13:30-15:00 Lecture (2)
      • 15:30-17:00 Lecture (3)
    • March 9th
      • 10:00-11:30 Lecture (4)
  • Financial support: We can support local expenses for students.
  • Application: Those who would like to have financial support, to give a talk in student's seminar, and/or to participate in banquet should send an e-mail to Dai Tamaki (rivulus@shinshu-u.ac.jp) by the following deadlines.
    • Giving a talk in student's seminar: Application closed.
    • Support for local expenses: January 31, 2017.
    • Banquet: February 17, 2017.
This meeting is supported by Dean's research grant from Faculty of Science, Shinshu University, Strategic research grant from Shinshu University, and JSPS KAKENHI Grant Number 15K04870.