Talks at the Hyamfest

“What is. . . ?” talks

Mohammed Abouzaid (Clay Mathematics Institute/MIT)

...a Weinstein manifold?

Ian Agol (University of California, Berkeley)

...drilling and filling?

Danny Calegari (California Institute of Technology)

...a martingale?

Joel Hass (University of California, Davis)

...an almost normal surface?

Software demonstrations

Ben Burton (The University of Queensland)

Regina

Marc Culler (UIC) and Nathan Dunfield (UICU)

SnapPy

Research talks

Mohammed Abouzaid (Clay Mathematics Institute/MIT)

Symplectic topology and higher dimensional analogues of ribbon graphs

Ian Agol (UC Berkeley)

Presentation length and Simon’s conjecture

Michel Boileau (Universit´ e Paul Sabatier)

Graph manifolds which are integral homology 3-spheres and taut foliations

Marc Culler (University of Illinois at Chicago)

Character varieties, fields, and spectograms of 3-manifolds

Nathan Dunfield (UIUC

The Least Spanning Area of a Knot and the Optimal Bounding Chain Problem

David Gabai (Princeton University)

On the topology of ending laminations space

Cameron Gordon (University of Texas at Austin)

L-spaces and left-orderability

Kazuo Habiro (Kyoto University)

Quantum fundamental groups of 3-manifolds

Joel Hass (University of California, Davis)

Level n normal surfaces

Craig Hodgson (The University of Melbourne)

Veering triangulations admit strict angle structures

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