4. NRW Topology Meeting


Friday, October 21 and Saturday, October 22, 2005

Schedule of talks

Friday, October 21
11.00 - 11.45 Hansjörg Geiges
Knots in contact geometry
12.00 - 12.45 Michael Joachim
On K-theory spectra constructed via operator theory
Lunch break
14.30 - 15.15 Gérald Gaudens
A new hindsight on the realization conjectures
15.30 - 16.15 Gerd Laures
The signature is an E ring map
Tea/Coffee break
17.00 - 18.00 Bob Oliver
(Paris 13)
Local structure of groups and their classifying spaces
Saturday, October 22
9.45 - 10.30 Graham Ellis
(NUI Galway)
Cohomology of Coxeter and Artin groups
Tea/Coffee break
11.00 - 12.00 John Rognes
Arithmetic duality for commutative S-algebras
12.15 - 13.00 Stefan Schwede
On the homotopy groups of symmetric spectra

Friday morning talks take place at lecture hall 20 in building O 7, Bergische Universität Wuppertal, Gaußstr. 20, 42107 Wuppertal.
Friday afternoon and Saturday talks are in lecture hall 23 in building S 8. On Saturday you'll have to use the main entrance.

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 on October 21.

2005, September 4 -- Björn Schuster