Workshop on Topology

September 3 - 5, 2003
Graduate School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Tokyo,
3-8-1 Komaba, Meguro-ku, Tokyo, 153-8914, Japan
 

The aim of this workshop is to discuss open problems in various branches of topology
and find their relationships and/or the way to the solution.

The workshop will be at the conference hall of
Graduate School of Mathematical Sciences,
University of Tokyo,
3-8-1 Komaba, Meguro-ku, Tokyo, 153-8914, Japan
http://liaison.ms.u-tokyo.ac.jp/pictures/hall.html

Access: http://liaison.ms.u-tokyo.ac.jp/Access.html

Program
 
Wednesday, September 3 Thursday, September 4 Friday, September 5
10:30-11:30 Meigniez, Gael
Invariant metrics in conformal geometry
Bertrand Deroin 
Meromorphic functions on laminations by complex manifolds
Pawel Walczak
A review of so called "decomposition theory" 
(following the Daverman's book)
14:00-15:00 Ryoji Kasagawa
Extensions of flux homomorphisms
Kodama, Hiroki
On the complex contact structures
Steven Hurder
Category and compact leaves
16:30-17:30 Aziz El Kacimi
Towards a Basic Index Theory (*)
Etienne Ghys
Braids and signatures
Yakov Eliashberg
Parametric simplification of singularities of a submanifold in a foliation

(*)  http://www.univ-valenciennes.fr/lamath/PagesPerso/Elkacimi/DiracDV.pdf
 

The organizer would like to profit the presence of the following people who will be visiting Tokyo.

Helen Colman (Univ. of Illinois at Chicago)
Bertrand Deroin (ENS Lyon)
Yakov Eliashberg (Stanford University)
Aziz El Kacimi (Universite de Valenciennes)
Etienne Ghys (ENS Lyon)
Anatole Katok (Pennsylvania State Univ.)
Ko Honda (Univ. of Southern California)
Steven Hurder (Univ. of Illinois at Chicago)
Gael N. Meigniez (Universite de Bretagne Sud)
Elmar Vogt (Freie Universitaet Berlin)
Pawel Walczak (Uniwersytet Lodzki)
 

Organizers
Takashi Tsuboi   tsuboi@ms.u-tokyo.ac.jp
Takeo Noda       noda@ms.u-tokyo.ac.jp
Hiroki Kodama    kodama@ms.u-tokyo.ac.jp

Tel/Fax: 03-5465-7035 (Takashi TSUBOI)