Interconnections between Khovanov, Khovanov-Rozansky and
Ozvath-Szabo homology; categorification of skein modules

April 18-20, 2008
The 26th Conference on Knot Theory and its Ramifications
George Washington University, Washington, DC

Sponsored by NSF and GWU

Plenary speakers include Mikhail Khovanov, Marco Mackaay, Ciprian Manolescu, Lenhard Ng, Oleg Viro.
The conference will start on Friday April 18, at 1:00pm with the talk "How to categorify a quantum group" by Mikhail Khovanov from Columbia University/IAS .
On Friday, April 18, Lenny Ng will give a colloquium-style talk "Knot homologies and transverse knots" at 3:30pm.

Conference Organizers:
Jozef H. Przytycki (GWU),
Yongwu Rong (GWU),
Alexander Shumakovitch (GWU),
Hao Wu (GWU),