Special Session on Homotopy Theory

AMS Spring Central Sectional Meeting at Ohio State University, Columbus, March 17–18, 2018 (Saturday & Sunday)

Organizers: Ernie Fontes, John E. Harper, Crighton Ogle, and Gabriel Valenzuela

General Information

There will be twenty 20-minute talks at this special session (see schedule below). You can register in advance here. Unfortunately, the AMS does not pay any expenses of faculty attending special sessions. However, graduate students are encouraged to apply for travel funding from the AMS here. Additional information on traveling, hotels, restaurant, and other miscellanea is available here.


Saturday 8:30 am - 11:20 am, Room 230, Enarson Classroom Building

Date Speaker Institution Title
8:30 Gabe Angelini-Knoll Michigan State University Chromatic complexity of topological periodic cyclic homology of $y(n)$.
9:00 Phillip Jedlovec University of Notre Dame The generalized homology of $BU<2k>$.
9:30 Calvin D. Woo Indiana University-Bloomington THH and semi-stable reduction.
10:00 Tasos Moulinos University of Illinois at Chicago Derived Azumaya algebras and twisted K-theory.
10:30 Anna Marie Bohmann Vanderbilt University Comparing K-theory functors multiplicatively.
11:00 Daniel A. Ramras Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Coassembly for representation spaces.

Saturday 2:00 pm - 4:20 pm, Room 230, Enarson Classroom Building

Date Speaker Institution Title
2:00 J. D. Quigley University of Notre Dame The Mahowald invariant in motivic, equivariant, and classical stable homotopy theory.
2:30 Ozgur Bayindir University of Illinois at Chicago Topological equivalences of E-infinity DGAs.
3:00 Brenda Johnson Union College Functor Calculus and Cartesian Differential Categories.
3:30 Michael Ching Amherst College Operads and Day convolution in Goodwillie calculus.
4:00 Luis Pereira University of Notre Dame Genuine Equivariant Operads.

Sunday 8:00 am - 10:20 am, Room 230, Enarson Classroom Building

Date Speaker Institution Title
8:00 Nicholas J. Meadows Western University Local Higher Category Theory.
8:30 Eva Belmont Massachusetts Institute of Technology Localizing the E_2 page of the Adams spectral sequence.
9:00 Jonathan A Campbell Vanderbilt University Fixed Point Theory and the Cyclotomic Trace.
9:30 Nathaniel Stapleton University of Kentucky A formula for p-completion by way of the Segal conjecture.
10:00 Mark W. Johnson Penn State Altoona A constructive approach to higher homotopy operations.

Sunday 1:00 pm - 2:50 pm, Room 230, Enarson Classroom Building

Date Speaker Institution Title
1:00 Nima Rasekh University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign A Theory of Elementary Higher Toposes.
1:30 Mona Merling Johns Hopkins Toward the equivariant parametrized stable h-cobordism theorem.
2:00 Jacobson R. Blomquist The Ohio State University Higher stabilization and completion with respect to stable homotopy.
2:30 Paul VanKoughnett Northwestern University Localizations of E-theory.