Summer 2014 Wasatch Topology Conference

The Mathematics departments of the University of Utah and Brigham Young University along with the National Science Foundation are sponsoring the 34th Semiannual Wasatch Topology Conference to be held August 22nd to 24th, 2014 at the Yarrow Hotel in Park City, Utah.

The conference is being organized by Mladen Bestvina, Ken Bromberg, Jon Chaika, Greg Conner, Jessica Purcell, Eric Swenson and Kevin Wortman.


Jeff Brock, Brown U.

Richard Kent, U. of Wisconsin
    Thoughts on convex cocompactness in mapping class groups

Robert Tang, Oklahoma U.
    Shadows of Teichmueller discs in the curve graph (joint with Richard Webb)

Qiongling Li, Rice U.
    Asymptotic Behavior of Certain Families in Hitchin Components

Kathryn Lindsey, Cornell U.
    Translation surfaces and the horocycle flow

Piotr Przytycki, IMPAN and McGill
    Arcs intersecting at most once.

Hongbin Sun, Princeton U.
    Virtual domination of 3-manifolds

Bena Tshishiku, U. of Chicago
    Point-pushing and Nielsen realization



If you are interested in attending the conference please contact the organizers at Some funding is available for graduate students and post-docs. Those interested should also contact the organizers at

The conference will be held at the Yarrow Hotel in Park City. Participants should contact the organizers to reserve a room.

Past Conferences:
Fall 2013
Summer 2013
Winter 2012
Winter 2011
Summer 2011
Winter 2010
Summer 2010
Winter 2009
Winter 2008
Summer 2008
Summer 2007
Summer 2006
Winter 2005
Spring 2005
Winter 2004
Spring 2004