Symplectic Geometry and Physics Workshop I: Symplectic Geometry

Part of the Long Program Symplectic Geometry and Physics
March 24 - 28, 2003

Schedule


Monday, March 24, 2003

9:30 - 10:40
Eleny Ionel (University of Wisconsin)

Counting embedded curves in 3-folds

11:00 - 12:00
Naichung Conan Leung (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)

Geometry over R,C,H,O

1:30 - 2:30
Vsevolod Shevchishin (Ruhr-University, Bochum, Germany)

On the symplectic isotopy problem.

3:00 - 4:00
Dietmar Salamon (ETH, Zurich)

Wall crossing for symplectic vortices and quantum cohomology.

4:30 - 5:30

Tuesday, March 25, 2003

9:30 - 10:30
Yi-Jen Lee (Princeton University)

Noncontractible periodic orbits, Gromov Invariants, and Floer-theoretic torsions.
PDF Presentation

11:00 - 12:00
Claude Viterbo (Ec Pol)

Floer homology and several complex variables.

1:30 - 2:30
Dieter Kotschick (LMU Munich)

Geography of symplectic four-manifolds and applications

3:00 - 4:00
Peter Ozsvath (Princeton University)

Holomorphic disks and knot invariants


Wednesday, March 26, 2003

9:30 - 10:30
Michael Hutchings (University of California at Berkeley)

The embedded contact homology of T3

11:00 - 12:00
1:30 - 2:30
3:00 - 4:00
Tian-Jun Li (University of Minnesota)

Symplectic 4-manifolds with Kodaira dimension zero

4:30 - 5:30
Andras Stipsicz (Renyi Institute, Budapest)

On Stein fillings of contact 3-manifolds


Thursday, March 27, 2003

9:30 - 10:40
Emmanuel Giroux (Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon, France)

Contact structures and symplectic open books
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11:00 - 12:00
Ko Honda (University of Southern California)

Knots in contact manifolds.

1:30 - 2:30
Paolo Lisca (University of Pisa)

Fillability versus tightness

3:00 - 4:00
4:30 - 5:30
Francisco Presas (Stanford University)

Lagrangian submanifolds in Lefschetz pencils.


Friday, March 28, 2003

9:30 - 10:40
Mark Gross (UCSD / University of Warwick)

Affine manifolds and mirror symmetry

11:00 - 12:00
Kenji Fukaya (Kyoto University)

Asymptotic analysis and homological mirror symmetry

1:30 - 2:30