University of Toronto's Symplectic Geometry Seminar

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Fall 2002, Spring 2003, Fall 2003, Spring 2004, Spring 2005

Fall 2004

Announcements and Conferences: Please click here for announcements and a list of conferences in the near future which may be of interest.
The symplectic geometry seminars are held Mondays 1:10 -- 2 PM in Room SS 5017A.
Symplectic Lunches: We meet for lunch on Mondays right before the seminars. We meet at 12:00 PM in front of Lisa Jeffrey's office (SS 4093) and go to Sylvester's Cafe. Please join us.
Sept 13
1:10 PM
Kevin Purbhoo
U of Toronto
Coadjoint orbits and vanishing problems in Schubert calculus
Sept 20
1:10 pm
Matthieu Willems
U of Toronto
Equivariant Schubert Calculus
Sept 27
*12:10 pm*
Seongchun Kwon
Fields Institute
Transversality properties on the moduli space of genus 0 stable maps to a rational projective surface
Oct 4
1:10 pm
Joel Kamnitzer
UC Berkeley
Mirkovic-Vilonen cycles and polytopes
Oct 11
University holiday
Oct 18
1:10 pm
Alvaro Pelayo
U of Michigan
Topology of equivariant symplectic embedding groups
Oct 25
1:10 pm
Henrique Bursztyn
U of Toronto
Quasi-Poisson actions, doubles and foliations
Nov 1
1:10 pm
Reyer Sjamaar
Cornell University
Moment map images of Borel orbits
Nov 8
1:10 pm
Greg Landweber
Fields Institute and University of Oregon
Twisted representation rings and Dirac induction
**Nov 12** (Fri)
*2:10 pm*
Kirill Vaninsky
Michigan State University
What are natural Poisson structures on Hurwitz space?
Nov 15
1:10 pm
Jean-Claude Hausmann
University of Geneva
Conjugation spaces and bundles
**Nov 19** (Fri)
*2:10 pm*
Chris Woodward
Rutgers University
Localization in equivariant cohomology
**Nov 24** (Weds)
**2:10 pm**
Tara Holm
UC Berkeley
Surjectivity techniques in symplectic geometry
Nov 29
1:10 pm
Mark Hamilton
U of Toronto
** postponed one week **
Dec 6
1:10 pm
Mark Hamilton
U of Toronto

(*) to be confirmed, (**) on hold

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