Summer 2015 Wasatch Topology Conference

The Mathematics departments of the University of Utah and Brigham Young University along with the National Science Foundation are sponsoring the 36th Semiannual Wasatch Topology Conference to be held August 2nd to 4th, 2015 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.


David Cohen, Rice U.
    On strongly aperiodic subshifts of finite type.

Alireza Salehi Golsefidy, U. of California, San Diego
    Local spectral gap

Asaf Hadari, U. of Hawaii
    The image of mapping classes under homological representations

Logan Hoehn, Nipissing U.
    A complete classification of homogeneous plane continua

Camille Horbez, Rennes/Utah
    Growth under random products of automorphisms of a free group

Priyam Patel, Purdue U.
    Separability Properties of Right-Angled Artin Groups

Felipe Ramirez, U. of York
    Shrinking targets on fractals

Anush Tserunyan, U. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
    Probability groups

Dave Witte-Morris, U. of Lethbridge
    Arithmetic subgroups whose representations all map into GL(n,Z)



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 2014
Summer 2014
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