Workshop Information 
Requests for financial support: Thursday, May 1, 2014  Thursday, May 8, 2014
Principal Speaker:
The featured speaker is Kevin Whyte of the  University of Illinois at Chicago.  He will present a series of three one-hour lectures on Infinite groups in Geometric Topology.
Contributed Talks:
Participants are invited to contribute talks; time will be allotted each day for 20-minute talks by participants.  Abstracts may be entered on the registration form or sent directly to Craig Guilbault (craigg@uwm.edu).
Financial support, provided by the National Science Foundation, will be available to help defer the travel and living expenses of participants who do not have other funding for their research.  Such support can be requested through the registration form.  Requests must be received by May 1, 2014.  Graduate students and recent PhDs in geometric topology are especially encouraged to apply.
The workshop is partially supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation and by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Department of Mathematical Sciences.
Registration Fee:
To help defray local expenses, a $20 registration fee will be charged.
Abstract of the Main Lectures: 
Fredric Ancel, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Greg Friedman, Texas Christian University
Dennis Garity, Oregon State University
Craig Guilbault, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Eric Swenson,Brigham Young University
Frederick Tinsley, Colorado College
Gerard Venema, Calvin College
David Wright, Brigham Young University
Local Contact:
Contact Craig Guilbault (craigg@uwm.edu) if you have questions about the workshop or comments about this website.
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
2200 E. Kenwood Blvd.
Milwaukee, WI 53201-0413
(414) 229-1122
Department of Mathematical Sciences
EMS building, room E403
3200 N. Cramer St.
Milwaukee, WI 53201-0413
(414) 229-4836
The 31st Annual
Workshop in Geometric Topology
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
June 12-14, 2014
Tentative Schedule
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