UNYTS 2018 took place on Saturday & Sunday, November 10 & 11, 2018, at the University at Albany, State University of New York. The Upstate New York Topology Seminar (UNYTS) started under the name Topology Day, on September 15, 2017, at the University at Buffalo, SUNY.
This weekend conference featured plenary lectures on a broad range of topics in algebraic, geometric, and applied topology, as well as geometric group theory, given by:
- Henry Adams (Colorado State University)
- Julie Bergner (University of Virginia)
- Ben Knudsen (Harvard University)
- Elizabeth Munch (Michigan State University)
- Pedro Ontaneda (Binghamton University, SUNY)
- Timothy Riley (Cornell University)
- Nick Salter (Columbia University)
- Inna Zakharevich (Cornell University)
UNYTS 2018 was sponsored by the National Science Foundation (Award #1844273). Thanks also to UAlbany’s Department of Mathematics & Statistics and Marco Varisco’s grant from the Simons Foundation (#419561) for additional financial support.
If you plan to attend, please fill out the registration form to help us in planning.
We have applied for NSF funding to cover travel expenses for some participants, particularly those in the early stages of their careers or from historically underrepresented groups. If you would like to be considered for funding, please indicate this on the registration form.
We have reserved a block of rooms at the Marriott Courtyard across the street from UAlbany’s campus. Participants can book the rooms online and receive the conference rate of $104 per night (before taxes). The deadline for reservations at this rate is Friday, October 26.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the organizers: