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


Coming soon

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


Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
8:30 am Registration
10:00 am TBD TBD TBD TBD
11:00 am TBD TBD TBD TBD
8:00 pm Jim Cannon Mark Sapir Mladen Bestvina


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.


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.


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