Berkeley Student Symplectic Seminar, Fall 2016

The Fall 2016 Student Symplectic Seminar meets Fridays 1-2 in 939 Evans, with the exceptions of 9/23 on which we will meet in 891 and 11/11 and 11/25, which are holidays. Speakers may choose any topic of interest, provided it is related to symplectic/contact geometry.


Date Speaker Title
9/2 Organizational Meeting
9/9 Jeff Hicks Classical Mirror Symmetry
9/16 Ben Filippenko How polyfolds make our lives easier, in addition to making them possible
9/23: in 891 Andrew Hanlon HMS for CP^n
9/30 Morgan Weiler Discussion of K3 notes
10/7 Zhengyi Zhou Floer homotopy type
10/14 Benjamin Gammage Toda, KdV, and tau functions
10/21 Tao Su
10/28 Julian Chaidez Seiberg-Witten Theory and the Weinstein Conjecture
11/4 No Seminar
11/11 No Seminar Veterans' Day
11/18 Wolfgang Schmaltz
11/25 No Seminar Thanksgiving
12/9 RRR Week