Three-Manifolds Seminar

3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Wednesdays
512 SEO

This is the list of speakers for Fall 2003. Please contact Saul Schleimer if you would like to speak or suggest a speaker.

For more information on past and upcoming talks (e.g. abstracts) please consult the GTDS page or last spring's seminar page.

Seminar Schedule --- Fall, 2003

Aug. 27
Organizational Meeting
No Speaker
Sep. 3
Peter Shalen
Knots with only two strict essential surfaces
Sep. 10
Dave Bachman
The genus of negatively curved three-manifolds
Sep. 24
John Holt
The locus of non-bumping in the space of hyperbolic structures on three-manifolds
Oct. 8
Ian Agol
Conjectures on minimal surfaces and monotonicity formulae for the Ricci flow
Oct. 15
Anneke Bart
The generalized cuspidal cohomology problem
Oct. 22
Chris Leininger
On groups generated by two positive multi-twists
Nov. 5
Charles Frohman
Natural volumes on character varieties of three-manifolds and normal surface theory
Nov. 12
Kasra Rafi
Continued fraction expansion for foliations on surfaces
Nov. 19
Saul Schleimer
Applications of the one-parameter graphic

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