The Mathematics departments of the University of Utah and Brigham Young University along with the National Science Foundation are sponsoring the 29th Semiannual Wasatch Topology Conference to be held August 15th to August 17th, 2011 in Kimball Junction, Utah.
The conference is being organized by Mladen Bestvina, Ken Bromberg, Greg Conner, Jessica Purcell, Eric Swenson and Kevin Wortman.
Growth of Betti numbers in higher rank locally symmetric spaces
The Weil-Petersson metric and the geometry of hyperbolic 3-manifolds
Dynamics on character varieties
Chatterji, Ohio State and Université d'Orléans
Distortion and bounded cohomology for Lie groups
The geometry of right-angled Artin subgroups of the mapping class group
Guillaume Dreyer, USC
Length functions for Hitchin representations
Steve Kerckhoff, Stanford
Complex projective surfaces bounding 3-manifolds
Maher, CUNY Staten Island
Exponential decay in the mapping class group
Geodesics in Teichmuller space equipped with Thurston's Lipschitz metric
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 Newpark Resort in Kimball Junction. Participants should contact the organizers to reserve a room.
Deluxe room: $89/night
Luxury suite: $119/night