2005 Wasatch Topology Conference
departments of the University of
Utah and Brigham Young University
along with the National Science Foundation are sponsoring the
Twenty-first Semiannual Wasatch Topology Conference to be held May 31
to June 3, 2005 in Park City Utah.
There will be a lamb
roast/picnic on Thursday afternoon.
The conference is being organized by Mladen Bestvina, Ken Bromberg,
Greg Conner, Michah Sageev and Eric Swenson.
Azer Akhmedov - UCSB
A new metric criterion for non-amenability
Uri Bader - University of Chicago
Boundary representations for negatively
curved groups -
irreducibility and rigidity
Igor Belegradek - Georgia Tech
Prescribing cusps of aspherical manifolds
Indira Chatterji - Cornell/Columbia
idempotents on closed manifolds
Max Forester - University of Oklahoma
First and second order isoperimetric
exponents of groups
Daniel Groves - Caltech
Aspects of relatively hyperbolic groups
Michael Handel - CUNY
Fixed Points of abelian actions on $R^2$
John Holt - Massey University
On the topology of the space of
Richard Kent - University of Texas
Shadows of mapping class groups: capturing
Chris Leininger - Columbia
Graphs of Veech groups
Jon McCammond - UCSB
Artin groups and polytopes
Kevin Whyte - University of Illinois, Chicago
Quasi-isometric embeddings of symmetric
Dani Wise - McGill
Special Cube Complexes
If you are interested
in attending the conference please
contact the organizers at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Some funding is
available for graduate students and post-docs. Those interested should
also contact the organizers at email@example.com.
The conference will
be held at the Treasure Mountain Inn on Main St. in downtown Park City.
Participants should contact the Inn directly to reserve a room: