8th annual Graduate Student Topology and Geometry Conference will take place April 10-11, 2010 at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

The theme(s) of the student conference are quite broad, but the two plenary speakers are

-Alan Reid (UT Austin)
-Doug Ravenel (University of Rochester).

In addition, there will be 3 “problem/open-question sessions” with the junior speakers

- Moon Duchin (UMichigan),
- Benjamin Schmidt (Michigan State University)
- Tom Fiore (UMichigan, Dearborn),

on geometric group theory, differential geometry, and homotopy theory. Finally, and most importantly, there will be a large number of 30-minute graduate student talks, ranging in style from the expository to the mini-research talk.

More details may be found at

http://www.fields.utoronto.ca/programs/scientific/09-10/topconf/

for Canadians. The main conference page is

http://www-personal.umich.edu/~jmeyster/topologyconference/home.html

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