Categorification, Quandles, Quantum knots and Quantum computing

Partially sponsored by NSF and GWU

The conference will take place at The George Washington University, December 3-5, 2010.

The Conference will start 1PM on Friday, December 3, 2010 in Phillips Hall (801 22nd Street, N.W.), Room B152. Saturday and Sunday session will be held in Rome Hall (801 22nd Street, N.W.) Room 459.

Schedule of Talks

Plenary speakers include:

Joanna Kania-Bartoszynska (NSF)
Scott Carter (University of South Alabama)
Bob Coecke (Oxford University)
Mikhail Khovanov (Columbia University)
Samuel J. Lomonaco (UMBC)
Chi-Kwong Li (The College of William & Mary)
Oleg Viro (Stony Brook)
Distinguished graduate student talks:

Prudence Heck (Rice University)
Thomas Jaeger (MSU)
Limited financial support is available for students and recent postdocs. To apply submit abstract and contact Prof. Jozef Przytycki
Conference organizers:

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