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Mini-Workshop on Symplectic Geometry, Universiteit Utrecht, March 12, 2015

Venue

The morning lectures will take place in the Buys Ballotgebouw (Princetonplein 5) in room BBG165 (1st floor). The afternoon lectures will take place in the Hans Freudenthalgebouw (the mathematical institute, Budapestlaan 6) in room HFG 611 (6th floor). These buildings are located in the Uithof in Utrecht, 250 m apart from each other.

Schedule

9:00-10:00, BBG165 coffee
10:00-11:00 Felix Schlenk
Entropy and slow entropy of Reeb flows on spherizations, and beyond
coffee
11:30-12:30 Frol Zapolsky
On the Lagrangian Hofer geometry of the Clifford torus in CP^2
lunch
14:00-15:00, HFG 611 Rob van der Vorst:
The Braid classes and the Poincare-Hopf Theorem
coffee
15:30-16:15 Kai Cieliebak
Knot invariants from contact homology and string topology, part I
coffee
16:30-17:15 Kai Cieliebak
Knot invariants from contact homology and string topology, part II
19:00 dinner

The dinner will take place at Humphrey's at Stadhuisbrug 3 in Utrecht.