22. NRW Topology Meeting


Friday, November 21 and Saturday, November 22, 2014

Schedule of talks

All talks take place at the "Lipschitz-Saal", Mathematical Institute, University of Bonn
Endenicher Allee 60, 53115 Bonn

Friday, Nov. 21
11:30 - 12:15 Irakli Patchkoria (Kopenhagen) What is the geometric meaning of the virtual cohomological dimension of a group ?
Lunch break
14:15 - 15:00 Johannes Ebert (Münster) The secondary index invariant for metrics of positive scalar curvature
Tea & Coffee break
15:45 - 16:30 Thomas Nikolaus (Regensburg/Bonn) Aspects of (twisted) differential cohomology
17:00 - 18:00 Roman Sauer (Karlsruhe) Volume and torsion in homology
19:00 - Dinner
Saturday, Nov. 22
09:30 - 10:15 Gharchia Abdellaoui (Osnabrück) Some topological properties of moduli spaces of framed sheaves
Tea & Coffee break
10:45 - 11:30 Hironori Sakai (Münster) Prequantisations and stacky polytopes
11:45 - 12:45 Peter Teichner (Bonn MPI) Classifying linked 2-spheres

(1) Note the change in the programm for the last talk; Michelle Karlsson unfortunatedly had to cancel her visit to Bonn.

(2) There is no formal registration, but please send an Email to Mrs. S. George (Email: "grk1150" at the domain "math.uni-bonn.de"), so that we can estimate the number of participants.

(3) And let us know if you come to the dinner on Friday night at the restaurant Meyer's Speis & Trank in Clemens-August-Strasse 51a in Bonn-Poppelsdorf.

List of previous NRW-Topology meetings.

Organizer: Carl-Friedrich Bödigheimer