Algebraic Methods in 4-Manifold Topology

19th - 23rd June at the University of Glasgow

The aim of this workshop is to bring together a small group of experts on the application of algebraic methods to the classification of non-simply connected 4-manifolds. This meeting is supported by a focused research grant from the Heilbronn Institute for Mathematical Research.


John Nicholson (Imperial College London)
Mark Powell (University of Glasgow)


Anthony Conway (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Michelle Daher (University of Glasgow)
Jim Davis (Indiana University)
Daniel Galvin (University of Glasgow)
Daniel Kasprowski (University of Southampton)
Csaba Nagy (University of Glasgow)
John Nicholson (Imperial College London)
Patrick Orson (California Polytechnic State University)
Mark Powell (University of Glasgow)
Arunima Ray (Max Planck Institute for Mathematics, Bonn)
Simona Veselá (University of Bonn)


The workshop venue will be the School of Mathematics & Statistics, University Place, Glasgow G12 8QQ. Morning coffee will be served daily in room 311A. The break out room will be 309 and has been booked from 13:00-18:00 every day. On Monday, Tuesday, talks will be held in room 311B. On Thursday and Friday, talks will be held in room 116.

Titles and abstracts of talks can be found: here.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00-9:30 Welcome & Coffee Coffee Coffee Coffee 8:30-9:00 Coffee
9:30-10:30 Arunima Ray John Nicholson Simona Veselá Anthony Conway 9:00-10:30 John Nicholson
10:30-11:00 Discussion Discussion Discussion Discussion 10:30-11:00 Discussion
11:00-12:00 Csaba Nagy Daniel Kasprowski Patrick Orson Michelle Daher 11:00-13:00 Lunch
12:00-13:30 Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch 13:00-14:00 Daniel Galvin
13:30-15:00 Daniel Kasprowski Anthony Conway Focused Group Work Jim Davis 14:00-14:30 Discussion
15:00-15:30 Discussion Discussion Discussion 14:30-15:30 Jim Davis
15:30-17:30 Focused Group Work Focused Group Work Focused Group Work 15:30-17:30 Focused Group Work
18:30 Dinner at Ashoka Dinner at Curler's Rest Dinner FRG dinner at Bothy 18:00 Pub