9. NRW Topology Meeting


Friday, April 18 and Saturday, April 19, 2008

Schedule of talks

All talks take place at lecture hall M5, Mathematisches Institut, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Einsteinstr. 62, 48149 Münster.
Friday, April 18
11.00 - 12.00 Ulrike Tillmann
(University of Oxford)
Slicing cobordism theory via n-categories
12.15 - 13.00 Andreas Thom
(Universität Göttingen)
L2-invariants and negatively curved groups
Lunch break
14.45 - 15.30 Clara Löh
(Universität Münster)
Simplicial volume of non-compact manifolds
15.45 - 16.30 Martin Langer
(Universität Bonn)
On the notion of order in the stable module category
Tea/Coffee break
17.15 - 18.15 Alain Valette
(Université de Neuchâtel)
The Haagerup property for wreath products
Saturday, April 19
10.00 - 10.45 Andre Henriques
(Universiteit Utrecht)
A uniform construction of Spin(n) and String(n)
Tea/Coffee break
11.15 - 12.00 Beatrice Bleile
(Max-Plank-Institut Bonn)
Poincaré duality complexes
12.15 - 13.00 Linus Kramer
(Universität Münster)
Coarse equivalences of trees and euclidean buildings

There is no formal registration, but please send an email so that we can estimate the number of participants; please indicate whether you want to join us for dinner at 7pm on April 18. The dinner will take place at Gaststätte Pinkus Müller, Kreuzstraße 4-10, 48143 Münster.

Michael Joachim
Last modified: Fri Apr 11 12:02:35 CEST 2008