Workshop on TFTs, Representation Theory, and Algebraic Geometry


Urbana, March 27-29, 2009

A session of the Sectional AMS Meeting



Speakers:

Matthew Ando (Illinois), "Twisted Umkehr maps."
Rina Anno (Chicago), "Stability conditions, Springer fibers, and braids with multiplied threads."
Christopher Brav (Toronto), "The projective McKay correspondence."
Sheldon Katz (Illinois), "BPS invariants of Calabi-Yau threefolds."
Kobi Kremnizer (Chicago), "Localization for singular weights and finite W-algebras."
David Nadler (Northwestern): "Character sheaves."
Alexei Oblomkov (UMass), "On GW/DT correspondence with descendants."
Dmytro Shklyarov (Kansas State): "Equivariant topological field theories."
Matt Szczesny (Boston): "Moduli problems and localization functors in orbifold CFT."
Prabhu Venkataraman (Eureka), "The 2-lien of a 2-gerbe."


Tentative Schedule:

Friday, March 27
Saturday, March 28
Sunday, March 29

Some details:

Organizers: Tom Nevins (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) and David Ben-Zvi (University of Texas at Austin).