Friday, October 21 
 
11.00  11.45 
Hansjörg Geiges
(Köln) 
Knots in contact geometry 
12.00  12.45 
Michael Joachim
(Münster) 
On Ktheory spectra
constructed via operator theory 


Lunch break 

14.30  15.15 
Gérald Gaudens
(Bonn) 
A new hindsight on the
realization conjectures 
15.30  16.15 
Gerd Laures
(Bochum) 
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 (Oslo) 
Arithmetic duality
for commutative Salgebras 
12.15  13.00 
Stefan Schwede (Bonn) 
On the homotopy groups of
symmetric spectra 