## Symplectic Topology, Geometry and Gauge Theory

January 2001 - June 2001

### *LECTURES* *and MINI-COURSES*

April 24

Symplectic Mini-course (Lecture 1)

Dmitry Novikov, University of Toronto

Convex-concave surfaces in real projective space

April 24

Sympectic Mini-course (continued)

Petr Pushkar, University of Toronto

Legendrian knots, generating families and Morse theory

March 9

Symplectic Topology Seminar

Zohreh Shabhazi (U of T)

*Elliptic Estimates for J-holomorphic maps, Part II*

February 12 and February 19

Introductory Lectures to the Symplectic Field Theory course

Miguel Abreu (Fields Institute)* *

Introduction to pseudoholomorphic curves

Monday, February 12 and February 19

Mini-course

Petr Pushkar (Fields Institute)

*Legendrian knots, generating families and Morse theory*

January 29

Symplectic Topology Seminar

Ely Kerman (Fields Institute)

Introduction to Floer Homology

January 19

Symplectic Topology Seminar

Zohreh Shabhazi (University of Toronto)

Elliptic estimates for J-holomorphic maps, Part 1

January 15

Symplectic/Algebraic Geometry Seminar

Gideon Maschler (University of Toronto)

*Conformally-Einstein Kahler metrics*

December 8

Symplectic Topology Seminar, SS2129

Ramin Mohammadalikhani (University of Toronto),* *

Sobolev spaces and elliptic operators on manifolds.

Special case: Laplace-Beltrami Operator, cont'd.

December 8

Symplectic Topology Seminar

Geanina Tudose (Fields Institute)

*Combinatorial aspects of the Verlinde algebra*

November 23, SS2129

Special Spectral Theory Seminar

Michael Gruber (University of Arizona and MSRI)

Schroedinger operators with periodic magnetic fields

November 17

Symplectic Topology Seminar, SS2115

Carmen Young (Fields Institute)

Introduction to J-holomorphic curves