The Cascade Topology Seminar is a semi-annual gathering of topologists from the Pacific Northwest and Southwestern Canada.

Pictures courtesy of Brad Shelton

Fall 2012, Meeting 49: Saturday and Sunday December 1-2

University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon

Saturday December 1:

10:00-11:00 Coffee, tea and snacks, 219 Fenton Hall
11:00-12:00 Owen Gwilliam UC BerkeleyFactorization Algebras and Genera
1:30-2:30 Conrad Plaut University of Tennessee Discrete Homotopies and the Fundamental Group
2:45-3:45 Catherine Searle Oregon State University Curvature and symmetries in low dimensions
4:00-5:00 John Palmieri University of Washington Algebraic Topology in Sage

Sunday December 2:

9:00-9:30 Coffee, tea and snacks, 219 Fenton Hall
9:30-10:30 Ricardo Andrade Stanford University Combinatorial models of configuration spaces
11:00-12:00 Donald Stanley University of ReginaModels of Configuration Spaces

All talks will be in 110 Fenton Hall, refreshments in 219 Fenton Hall

Funds may be available to support the participation of graduate students and early career mathematicians. Contact Steve Bleiler ( for details.

Directions to campus.

Parking: You may use any university parking lot on the weekend. The lot closest to the talks is at the northeast corner of 11th Avenue and Kincaid. (See map here.)

Lodging information.

The Cascade Topology Seminar is supported in part by a grant from the National Science Foundation, whose support is gratefully acknowledged.

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University of Oregon, Department of Mathematics - April 21, 2003