Categorification of Knots, Algebras, and Quandles; Quantum Computing

Partially sponsored by NSF and GWU

The conference will take place at The George Washington University, Rome Hall, room 459 April 29-May 1, 2011.
The Conference will begin at 1:00pm on Friday, April 29, 2011 with a talk "Towards Categorification in Applied Mathematics" by Robert Ghrist.

Schedule of Talks

Plenary speakers include:

Samson Abramsky (Oxford, UK)
Scott Carter (University of South Alabama)
Vladimir Chernov (Dartmouth College)
Bob Coecke (Oxford, UK)
Robert Ghrist (University of Pennsylvania)
Mikhail Khovanov (Columbia University)
Joan Licata (Stanford)
Distinguished graduate student talk:

Matt Sequin (Ohio State University)
Conference organizers:

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