7. NRW Topology Meeting

Osnabrück (Germany)

Friday, April 27 and Saturday, April 28, 2007

Schedule of talks

Friday, April 27
11.15 - 12.00 Dave Benson
An algebraic model for the chains on \Omega BGp^
12.15 - 13.00 Raphael Zentner
PU(N) Seiberg-Witten monopoles, higher rank instantons and
a generalisation of Witten's conjecture
Lunch break
14.30 - 15.15 Greg Arone
(University of Virginia)
Spaces of graphs, and derivatives of embedding spaces
15.30 - 16.15 Manfred Stelzer
LS category, strong category and An-theory
Tea/Coffee break
17.00 - 18.00 Fabien Morel
(LMU München)
Some facts and open problems concerning the A1-homotopy
type of classifying spaces
Saturday, April 28
10.00 - 10.45 Holger Reich
News about Nil-groups
Tea/Coffee break
11.15 - 12.00 Elke Markert (To be confirmed)
(Universität Bonn)
A model for connective K-theory related to field theories
12.00 - 13.00 Ib Madsen
Waldhausen's K-theory and Riemann's moduli space

The sessions will take place at lecture hall E05, Westerberg Campus, Universität Osnabrück, Albrechtstrasse 28, Osnabrück. The lunch break will take place in the Mensa close to the lecture hall E05. The tea/coffee breaks will take place at 69/13 on the ground floor of the building 69 (Albrechtstrasse 28a) which hosts the math department.

There is no formal registration, but please send an email so that we can estimate the number of participants. Please indicate whether you would like to participate in the conference dinner on Friday evening as well.

For those who would like to add some algebra to topology: A conference on Representations, Cohomology and Support Spaces will be held at the University of Bielefeld from April 29 until May 1, 2007.

Oliver Röndigs and Rainer Vogt, Fachbereich Mathematik der Universität Osnabrück