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Thursday, March 17, 2016
9:00 AM - March 20 @ 5:00 PM

Workshop on Surface Group Representations

Workshop on Surface Group Representations
Various Speakers ,

This workshop will concentrate on surface group representations into Lie groups and related interesting geometric structures.

Mini-courses:
 
Francis Bonahon (USC) - Quantization: from character varieties to knot theory
John Loftin (Rutgers) - Cubic Differentials and Convex $RP^2$ Structures under Neck Separation 
Nicolas Tholozan (Luxembourg) - Compact components of relative character varieties
 
Talks:
 
Jorge Acosta (Rice) -  Holonomy Limits of Opers
Brian Collier (UIUC) - SO(n,n+1) surface group representations
Aaron Fenyes (UT Austin)
Laura Fredrickson (UT Austin)
Brice Loustau (Rutgers)
Andy Sanders (UIC)
Jeremy Toulisse (USC)
Nicholas G. Vlamis (U Michigan) -  Basmajian's identity for Hitchin representations
 
 
To register, for a more complete schedule, or if you have any questions, please visit the workshop's web page.

 

For more information, please contact Tengren Zhang by email at tengren@caltech.edu or visit Workshop on Surface Group Representations.