January 17, 2019

held at the Fields Institute

JULY 30-31, 2007

Organizing Committee:
Tony Bahri (bahri(at)
Lisa Jeffrey (jeffrey(at)
Paul Selick (selick(at)

If you would like to speak at the workshop, please send us your title. If you would like to participate but not to speak, please let us know also. So far the confirmed speakers are:

Tom Baird (Toronto)
Georg Biedermann (Western Ontario)
Fred Cohen (Rochester)
Don Davis (Lehigh)
Nan-Kuo Ho (NCKU)
Lisa Jeffrey (Toronto)
David Klein (Toronto)
Derek Krepski (Toronto)
Jonathan Scott (Ottawa)
Paul Selick, (Toronto)


Monday July 30
10:00 a.m. Don Davis, Lehigh University
From invariant theory to homotopy groups
11:00 a.m. Tom Baird, University of Toronto
Moduli spaces of flat connections over nonorientable surfaces
12:00 p.m. Georg Biedermann, University of Western Ontario
Homotopy n-nilpotent groups
2:30 p.m. David Klein, University of Toronto
Goldman flows on the moduli space of flat $SU(2)$-connections over a nonorientable surface.
3:30 p.m. Coffee Break
4:00 p.m. Paul Selick, University of Toronto
Anick's fibration: 15 years later
Tuesday 31 July
10:00 a.m. Nan-Kuo Ho, National Cheng-Kung University
Yang-Mills connections over a nonorientable surface
11:00 a.m. Fred Cohen, University of Rochester
Interactions between moment-angle complexes and classifying spaces
12:00 p.m. Jonathan Scott, University of Ottawa
"The category of Lie-infinity algebras via co-rings over operads."
2:30 p.m. Derek Krepski, University of Toronto
Obstruction to Pre-quantization
3:30 p.m. Coffee Break
4:00 p.m. Lisa Jeffrey, University of Toronto
Connectedness of moment maps on based loop groups


Please join soprano Lorna MacDonald, pianist Cameron Stowe and actor Barry MacGregor for German Songs and
Letters on July 31st, 2007 at 8:00 pm in Walter Hall, Faculty of Music, University of Toronto (Museum
subway stop). There is a block of tickets reserved for conference participants, at $25.00 per ticket.