2018 Arches Topology Conference

In honor of Katsuya Eda's career and contributions

May 7 - 10, 2018

Plenary Speakers

Mladen Bestvina

University of Utah

Jim Cannon

Brigham Young University (emeritus)

Mark Sapir

Vanderbilt University

Speakers

Jeremy Brazas - West Chester University

Katsuya Eda - Waseda University

Hanspeter Fischer - Ball State University

Wolfgang Herfort - Vienna University of Technology

Wolfram Hojka

Umed Karimov - Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tajikistan

Vlasta Matijevic - University of Split

Mike Mihalik - Vanderbilt University

Atish Mitra - Montana Tech

Petar Pavesic - University of Ljubljana

Violeta Vasilevska - Utah Valley University

Ziga Virk - University of Ljubljana

Andreas Zastrow - University of Gdansk

Abstracts

The talks will be held at the Moab Arts and Recreation Center in Moab, UT

Schedule

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
9:00 am Registration Matijevic Mitra Virk
9:40 am Vasilevska Pavesic TBD Fischer
10:20 am Zastrow Herfort Eda Brazas
11:20 am Hojka Mihalik Karimov TBD
 
 
8:00 pm Jim Cannon Mark Sapir Mladen Bestvina

Funding/Lodging

Some funding for travel and lodging is available and a discounted rate has been negotiated at the conference hotel. For information in regards to obtaining the negotiated rate or to request funding, please contact the organizers. The target date for requesting funding is March 15, 2018.

Transportation

Moab is located about a four hour drive from Salt Lake City, Utah, and about two hours from Grand Junction, Colorado. Commercial airlines serve Salt Lake City, Grand Junction and Moab directly. For those not flying into Moab, you can either rent a car at the airport or consider commercial van services. Some options can be found here: Road Runner Shuttle or Discover Moab/Shuttle.

Organizers

If you are interested in attending or speaking at the conference, please contact the organizers.

  • Greg Conner, Brigham Young University
  • Mark Hughes, Brigham Young University
  • Curt Kent, Brigham Young University