2009 Georgia International Topology Conference

The 2009 Georgia International Topology Conference

will be held May 18-29, 2009

at the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia.

This will be the seventh in a series of octennial conferences at the University that started in 1961. We are currently applying for funding, inviting speakers, and arranging housing. The web page will be updated as more information becomes available.

**We just learned on December 10 that the National Science Foundation has recommened our conference for funding**

So far the list of speakers who have accepted our invitation includes:

Ian Agol (UC Berkeley)
Jorgen Andersen (University of Aarhus)
Denis Auroux (MIT)
Mladen Bestvina (University of Utah)
Michel Boileau (Univ Paul Sabatier, Tolouse)
Danny Calegari (Cal Tech)
Ralph Cohen (Stanford University)
Tobias Colding (MIT)
Yasha Eliashberg (Stanford University)
Ron Fintushel (Michigan State University)
Stefan Friedl (University of Warwick)
Dave Gabai (Princeton University)
Ursula Hamenstadt (Bonn)
Ko Honda (USC)
Michael Hutchings (UC Berkeley)
Bruce Kleiner (Yale University)
Peter Kronheimer (Harvard University)
Mark Lackenby (Oxford University)
Robert Lipshitz (Columbia University)
Dusa McDuff (Barnard College, Columbia University)
William Minicozzi (Johns Hopkins University)
Lenny Ng (Duke University)
Peter Ozsvath (Columbia University)
Alan Reid (UT Austin)
Paul Seidel (MIT)
Dennis Sullivan (CUNY Graduate School)
Zoltan Szabo (Princeton University)
Cliff Taubes (Harvard University)
Dylan Thurston (Columbia University)
Gang Tian (Princeton University)
Mike Usher (University of Georgia)
Karen Vogtmann (Cornell Univeristy)
Katrin Wehrheim (MIT)

We will leave several speaking spots open and fill them at the start of the conference.