December 4-6, 2015

Partially sponsored by NSF and GWU

The conference will take place at The George Washington University, December 4-6, 2015.

The Conference will start at 1:00pm on Friday, December 4, 2015 with a colloquium-type talk by Patrick Gilmer on "Signature Jumps and Alexander Polynomials for Links". Friday and Saturday talks take place at Goverment Hall and Sunday ones at Rome Hall.

Schedule of Talks

Group photo on December 5, 2015 (click for a large version):

Knots in Washington XLI

Plenary speakers include:

Vladimir Chernov (Dartmouth College)
Patrick Gilmer (LSU)
Joanna Kania-Bartoszynska (NSF)
Louis Kaufman (UIC)
Slava Krushkal (UVA)
David Rose (USC)
Oleg Viro (Stony Brook University)

Distinguished graduate student talks:
Iva Halacheva (University of Toronto)
Marithania Silvero (Universidad de Sevilla)

Conference organizers include:

Valentina Harizanov
Jozef H. Przytycki
Yongwu Rong
Radmila Sazdanovic (NCSU)
Alexander Shumakovitch
Hao Wu