"Low Dimensional Topology of Tomorrow"

(last update: December 14, 2001)

January 7 (Mon)
14:00-15:00 Ko Honda (University of Southern California)>
On the finiteness of tight contact structures
15:30-16:30 Saburo Matsumoto (Master's College)
ERF, LERF, RF, ENUF: Trying to Lift Surfaces Immersed in 3-Manifolds
January 8 (Tue)
9:30-10:30 J. Scott Carter (University of South Alabama)
New Invariants of Classical Knots and Knotted Surfaces
11:00-12:00 Andrius Tamulis (Cardinal Stritch University)
A Survey of Knot Concordance
14:00-15:00 Ruifeng Qiu (Jilin University)
Essential surfaces producing by Dehn surgeries and handle additions
15:30-16:30 Tsuyoshi Kobayashi (Nara Women's University)
Graphic of 3-manifolds and its applications
January 9 (Wed)
9:30-10:30 Sergei Duzhin (Steklov Institute of Mathematics)
Skew-symmetric functions and weight systems.
11:00-12:00 Kazuo Habiro (Kyoto University)
Hopf algebra in a 3-dimensional cobordism category, transmutation and quantum invariants of links and 3-manifolds
14:00-15:00 Jun Murakami (Waseda University)
On the volume conjecture
15:30-16:30 Yasuyuki Kawahigashi (University of Tokyo)
Operator algebras and topological quantum field theory
January 10 (Thu)
9:30-10:30 Mikami Hirasawa (Gakushuin University)
On fibered double torus knots
11:00-12:00 Kouki Taniyama (Waseda University)
Knots and links in spatial graphs