Homotopy Theory: tools and applications

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Start Date
2017-07-17 
End Date
2017-07-21 
Institution
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 
City
Urbana-Champaign, Illinois 
Country
USA 
Meeting Type
conference 
Homepage
http://www.math.illinois.edu/homotopy2017/index.html 
Contact Name
Daniel Davis, Mark W. Johnson, Charles Rezk, Vesna Stojanoska 

Description

Preliminary Announcement.

The aim of the conference is to survey recent advances in the fundamental tools of homotopy theory (including abstract homotopy theory, equivariant homotopy, obstruction-theoretic methods), to highlight future directions of research, including applications to chromatic homotopy theory, motivic homotopy theory, and derived algebraic geometry.

Speakers:
Agnes Beaudry, University of Chicago
Mark Behrens, University of Notre Dame
David Blanc, University of Haifa
Anna Marie Bohmann, Vanderbilt University
Hans-Werner Henn, University of Strasbourg
Kathryn Hess, EPFL
Mike Hopkins, Harvard University
Marc Hoyois *, MIT
Rick Jardine, University of Western Ontario
Magdalena Kedziorek, EPFL
Nitu Kitchloo, Johns Hopkins University
Tyler Lawson, University of Minnesota
Jacob Lurie, Harvard University
Haynes Miller, MIT
Jack Morava, Johns Hopkins University
Doug Ravenel, University of Rochester
Birgit Richter, University of Hamburg
Brooke Shipley, University of Illinois at Chicago
Zhouli Xu, University of Chicago
Inna Zakharevich, University of Chicago

*to be confirmed

Others interested in speaking are encouraged to contact the organizers.

Further information will become available at the conference website
http://www.math.illinois.edu/homotopy2017/index.html
and
questions to the conference organizers are welcome at
homotopy2017@math.uiuc.edu

Organizers:

Daniel Davis, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Mark W. Johnson, Penn State Altoona
Charles Rezk, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Vesna Stojanoska, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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