January 20 and 21, 2019

Partially sponsored by NSF and GWU

The conference takes place at the George Washington University on January 20 and 21, 2019 on the heels of the Joint Mathematics Meeting that gathers in Baltimore, MD on January 16–19 (Wednesday–Saturday), 2019.

The Conference will start at 10:00am on Sunday, January 20, 2019 with a talk by Charles Frohman on "Moduli of Tangle Invariants" in Phillips Hall B156 (in the basement).

All talks will be held in Phillips Hall.

Schedule of Talks

Group photo on January 20, 2019 (click for a large version):

Knots in Washington XLVII

Group photo on January 21, 2019 (click for a large version):

Knots in Washington XLVII

If you want to give a talk: submit your abstract

If you want to participate: e-mail Jozef Przytycki and/or Alex Shumakovitch so that a name tag can be prepared for you.

There is no registration fee

(Partial) finantial support might still be available for students and fresh PhD's

IMPORTANT: if you travel internationally and want to be reimbursed for your flight, please make sure to fly on a U.S. flag air carrier (see the GWU Guidelines for the definition), or a foreign airline that code shares with one. If in doubt, please double check with Alex Shumakovitch before buying your ticket.

Plenary speakers include:

Charles Frohman (The University of Iowa)
Stepan Orevkov (University of Toulouse, France)
Adam Saltz (University of Georgia)
Oleg Viro (Stony Brook University)

Distinguished graduate student talk:

Alex Chandler (North Carolina State University)

Conference organizers:

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