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The Workshops in Geometric Topology are a series of informal research conferences that have been held each year since 1984. Most have been partially supported by grants from the National Science Foundation. Previous workshops have been sponsored by Oregon State University, the Colorado College, Brigham Young University, Calvin University, Texas Christian University, and the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee.

Each workshop features a series of three lectures by one principal speaker. This format allows the speaker to give a substantial introduction to an area of current research in geometric topology.

Participants are invited to contribute talks on their own research; time is allotted each day for 20 minute talks by participants. In addition, there is ample time set aside each day for informal interactions between participants.

Previous Workshops

Here is a list of previous workshops along with the locations and principal speakers.

Year Workshop Location Principal Speaker
2017 34th Brigham Young University Moon Duchin
2016 33rd Colorado College Nathan Dunfield
2015 32nd Texas Christian University Wolfgang Lück
2014 31st University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Kevin Whyte
2013 30th Calvin College Pedro Ontaneda
2012 29th Oregon State University Benson Farb
2011 28th Park City Utah (BYU) David Gabai
2010 27th Colorado College Robert Ghrist
2009 26th University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Mladen Bestvina
2008 25th Park City, Utah (BYU) Cameron Gordon
2007 24th Calvin College Ian Agol
2006 23rd Oregon State University Ruth Charney
2005 22nd Colorado College Thomas Farrell
2004 21st University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Peter Teichner
2003 20th Brigham Young University Martin Bridson
2002 19th Calvin College Alexander Dranishnikov
2001 18th Oregon State University Abigail Thompson
2000 17th Colorado College Robert Gompf

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