Fall 2009 Midwest Topology Seminar

Mayday 2009

New Contexts in Homotopy Theory:

A conference in honor of Peter May
      on the occasion of his 70th birthday (poster)

  • When: October 16-18, 2009. Talks are Saturday and Sunday, with an opening colloquium Friday afternoon and a banquet Saturday night.
    (NEW!) Revised schedule of talks and banquet information.

  • Where: The University of Chicago
    However, talks are not in the math department; here is a map of talk locations.

  • Who: Scheduled speakers are

      Mike Hopkins (opening colloquium, Friday afternoon)

      Matt Ando

      Julia Bergner

      Teena Gerhardt

      John Greenlees

      Mike Hill

      Jacob Lurie

      Ib Madsen

      David Nadler

  • Planning to attend? Please register here:

    First Name Last Name
    Arrival Departure
    Do you plan to attend the conference dinner on Saturday? (Cost TBA)

  • Limited travel funding available for graduate students and postdocs. Deadline extended! Apply now to mcclure(at)math.purdue.edu.
    • Transportation: comprehensive guide is here.
    • Lodging: the local Ramada web page is here.
      We have reserved a block of rooms for the conference at $89/ night; reserve with the code "Mayday 2009" before September 14.
      You might also consider International House.
      U of C alumni or Big Ten affiliate? Discounts are available --- see this table.
    • Navigation: local maps and directions to the U of C are here.
    • Hyde Park: General discussion is here, and information about where to eat is here.

  • Banquet: There will be a celebratory dinner Saturday night at 6:30 pm in I-House in the Home Room and National room (on the second floor).

    Generous funding by the University of Chicago Physical Sciences Division allows us to offer this banquet free of charge, but because of the large number of expected conference participants, we cannot accommodate guests or family members.

    The banquet will be buffet style with a menu consisting of several vegetarian and non-vegetarian choices from India House.

    Send mail to blumberg(at)math.utexas.edu if you have special requests concerning the banquet.

  • Organizing committee:
    • Maria Basterra
    • Mark Behrens
    • Andrew Blumberg
    • Jim McClure
    • Michael Mandell


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