The First Miniconference on Knot Theory and its Ramifications
will be held on Saturday, October 28, 1995 at the George
You are cordially invited to participate in this and future meetings.
We plan it to be a regional conference (of Washington area) to be held
every semester (preferably in various locations). The next miniconference
will be (tentatively) held at University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
[all talks will take place in Funger Hall
(G street / 23 street on GWU campus) room 222 (second floor)]
10:00 - 10:30 coffee and refreshment
10:30 - 11:00 Jozef H. Przytycki (GWU), Knots and Braids in Gauss' notebooks.
11:00 - 11:15 coffee and refreshment
11:15 - 12:15 Yongwu Rong (GWU), Distinguishing knots using
12:15 - 2:00 lunch
2:00 - 3:00 Jozef H. Przytycki (GWU), Search
for different links
with the same Jones' type polynomials.
3:00 - 3:30 coffee and refreshment
3.30 - 3:50 Adam Sikora (GWU), Conway algebras and the Homflypt polynomial.
4:00 - 4:20 Eugene Xia (Univ. Maryland, College
Park), The Moduli of Flat
$PGL(2,\R)$ Structures Over Riemann Surfaces.
4:30 - 4:50 Michael McDaniel (GWU), On the dimension
of the space
of Vassiliev invariants.
4:50 - Discussion on knots and/or future conferences.
5:30 - Party (Funger
Hall, fourth floor)
Travel: Metro station, Foggy Bottom-GWU is 2 blocks from Funger Hall;
Parking is free on Saturdays on most of the streets.
Local Organizers: Jozef H. Przytycki e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Yongwu Rong e-mail: email@example.com