Categorification of Knots, Algebras, and Quandles; Quantum Computing


December 2-4 2011

Partially sponsored by NSF and GWU

The conference will take place at The George Washington University, Rome Hall, room 352 on December 2, and room 459 December 3-4, 2011.

The Conference will begin at 1:00pm on Friday, December 2, 2011 with a Colloquium talk on Combinatorial Spanning Tree Models for Knot Homologies by Adam Levine.

Schedule of Talks

Plenary speakers include:

Vladimir Baranovsky (UC Irvine)
Alissa Crans (Loyola Marymount University)
Jerzy Kocik (Southern Illinois University)
Adam Levine (Brandeis University)
Stephan Wehrli (Syracuse University)
Distinguished graduate student talk:

Tian Yang (Rutgers University)
Conference organizers:

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