Marston Morse Conference on Gauge Theory and Symplectic Theory

Princeton University and the School of Mathematics, Institute for Advanced Study will be holding a mini-conference on Gauge Theory and Symplectic Geometry in conjunction with the Marston Morse Memorial Lectures on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, March 29, 30 and April 1, 1999.

The Lectures will take place in the Simonyi Hall at the Institute in the seminar room on the ground floor, M-101.


Schedule is as follows:

Monday
March 29
  • 10 a.m. Paul Feehan, Institute for Advanced Study
    • Non-abelian Monopoles and the Relation between Donaldson and
      Seiberg-Witten invariants
  • 11 a.m. Jim Bryan, Tulane University
    • Counting curves on Abelian and K3 surfaces and modular forms
  • 2 p.m. Marston Morse Lecture - Tomasz Mrowka, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • Gauge Theory and Low Dimensional Topology: Past, Present and Future, I
  • 3:30 p.m. George Daskalopoulos, Brown University
    • Character Varieties and Harmonic Maps to Trees
Tuesday
March 30
  • 10 a.m. Danny Ruberman, Brandeis University
    • Gauge Theory and Isotopies of Four-Manifolds
  • 11 a.m. Andras Stipsicz, University of California at Irvine
    • Complex Morse Functions on 4-manifolds
  • 2 p.m. Marston Morse Lecture - Tomasz Mrowka, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • Gauge Theory and Low Dimensional Topology: Past, Present and Future, II
  • 3:30 p.m. Zoltan Szabo, Princeton University
    • Three Manifold Invariants and the theta Divisor
Thursday
April 1
  • 10 a.m. Eleny Ionel, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • Degeneration Formulas for Gromov-Witten Invariants and
      Descendant Relations in $M_{g,n}$
  • 11 a.m. Yongbin Ruan, University of Wisconsin
    • Naturality of Quantum Cohomology and Birational Geometry
  • 2 p.m. Marston Morse Lecture - Tomasz Mrowka, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • Gauge Theory and Low Dimensional Topology: Past, Present and Future, III

Conference organizers:

Robert MacPherson, IAS
Peter Ozsvath and Zoltan Szabo, Princeton University

 


 

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Date & Time

March 29, 1999 | 12:00am – April 01, 1999 | 12:00am

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