Travel and Conferences

2017

  • June 26th - 30th: Analysis and Topology in Interaction 2017 - Cortona

  • June 5th - 9th: Groups, Manifolds and K-Theory - Münster

    Contributed talk - Diffeomorphisms of discs: progress and problems

  • May 1st - 5th: TASK - Topology in Australia and South Korea - Melbourne University

    Talk - Diffeomorphisms of discs: recent progress and open problems

  • April 13th: Sydney Geometry and Topology Seminar - Diffeomorphisms of discs and positive scalar curvature

    Hosted by Haotian Wu

  • April 12th: Australian Category Seminar - Classifying manifolds: a functorial approach

    Hosted by John Bourke and Philip Hackney

  • March 20th: Adelaide Geometry Seminar - Diffeomorphisms of discs, harmonic spinors and positive scalar curvature

    Hosted by Mathai Varghese and Hang Wang

  • January 5th: EPFL Topology Seminar - On the surgery kappa-classes and a theorem of Madsen

    Hosted by Professor Kathryn Hess Bellwald

    2016

  • September 9th: OAC-manifolds - Cambridge

  • August 1st - 5th: The international conference in K-Theory WSU 2016 - Sydney

    Contributed talk - Diffeomorphisms of discs and real K-theory

  • July 23rd - 24th: Surgery and Geometry - BIRS

    Organizers: Diarmuid Crowley, Jim Davis and Guoliang Yu

  • July 18th - 22nd: PIMS Summer School on Surgery and the Classification of Manifolds - Calgary

    Scientific committee: Diarmuid Crowley, Jim Davis (co-chairs), Qayum Khan and Guoliang Yu

    Additional speakers: Ian Hambleton and Don Stanley

    Local organizers: Kristine Bauer and Don Stanley

  • June 26th - July 1st: Topology of Manifolds: a conference in honour of Michael Weiss's 60th birthday - Lisbon

    Talk - The Gromoll filtration, Toda brackets and spaces of automorphisms

  • June 20th - 24th: Developments in Contact and Symplectic Topology - Glasgow

  • June 13th - 17th: Group Actions Workshop - The Fields Institute - Toronto

    Talk - Free involutions on Kervaire manifolds

  • May 19th: Copenhagen Topology Seminar - The Gromoll filtration, Toda brackets and positive scalar curvature

  • May 16th: Scottish Topology Seminar 13 - Glasgow - Obstructions to Stein fillings of almost contact manifolds

  • April 19th: Bonn University Topology Seminar - Manifolds which are like the Associative Grassmannian

  • Hosted by Tibor Macko

  • February 26th: Southampton Colloquium - Exotic spheres and exotic diffeomorphisms

    Hosted by Jan Spakula

  • February 22nd: OAC-manifolds - Oxford

    Talk - The Gromoll filtration, Toda brackets and positive scalar curvature

    2015

  • October 21st - 22nd: Colloque 2015 du GDR 2875 - Toulouse

    Talk - The rational classification of (n-1)-connected (4n-1)-manifolds (n > 1)

    Organised by Marcello Bernardara and Geoffrey Powel

  • August 17th - 21st: Conference on Topology and Geometry - University of Bonn

  • August 13th: Melbourne Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar - New invariants in G2-topology

    Hosted by Christian Haesemeyer

  • July 27th - July 31st: IGA/AMSI workshop on Geometric Quantisation - University of Adelaide

  • June 29th - July 10th: PIMS Symposium on the Geometry and Topology of Manifolds - University of British Columbia

    Talk - Exotic G2-manifolds

    Organised by Boris Botvinnik, Ian Hambleton, Alexei Kovalev and Dale Rolfsen

  • June 27th - June 28th: Manifolds and Surgery: Current Trends - McMaster University

    Talk - Surgery methods in contact topology

    Hosted by Ian Hambleton

  • June 17th: IU Bloomington Topology Seminar - New invariants in G2-topology

    Hosted by Jim Davis

  • May 21st: Rényi Institute of Mathematics - New invariants in G2-topology

    Hosted by András Stipsicz

  • April 14th : LMU München Oberseminar Geometrie - Exotic G2-manifolds

    Hosted by Jonathan Bowden

  • April 8th: Leipzig Algebra Seminar - Witt groups of extended quadratic forms

    Hosted by Wolfgang Steimle

  • February 5th: UCL Symplectic Working Group Seminar - Bordism methods in contact topology in detail

    Hosted by Chris Wendl

  • February 3rd: KCL/UCL Geometry Seminar - Bordism methods in contact topology

    Hosted by Jason Lotay
  • 2014

  • October 22nd: Glasgow Geometry and Topology Seminar - Stein fillable manifolds and stably complex homotopy spheres

    Hosted by Liam Watson

  • August 23rd - September 6th : G2 manifolds - The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics

    Workshop talk - New invariants in G2-topology

    Organised by Mark Haskins, Dietmar Salamon and Simon Donaldson

  • August 3rd - 8th: Analysis, Geometry and Topology of Positive Scalar Curvature Metrics - Oberwolfach

    Organised by Bernd Ammann, Bernard Hanke and André Neves

  • July 14th - 16th: G2 Days 2014, UCL - New invariants in G2-topology

    Organised by Mark Haskins, Simon Salamon and Jason Lotay

  • June 9th - 13th : WWU Münster Summer School: Surgery theory and its applications in geometry - Simply connected 7-manifolds and G2-topology

    Organised by Fabian Hebestreit and Daniel Kasprowski

  • June 2nd: LMU München Oberseminar Geometrie - Positive Ricci curvature on highly connected manifolds

    Hosted by Thomas Vogel

  • May 27th: Utrecht Geometry and Analysis Seminar - New invariants in G2-topology

    Hosted by Gil Cavalcanti

  • May 22nd: Karlsruhe Topology Seminar - Positive Ricci curvature on highly connected manifolds

    Hosted by Manuel Amann

  • March 26th - 28th : I visited Johannes Nordström to work together with Sebastian Goette on G2-manifolds and the computation of their invariants.

  • February 3rd: Manchester Topology Seminar - The topology of Stein fillable manifolds in higher dimensions

    Hosted by Nige Ray

  • 2013

  • December 5th: McMaster Geometry and Topology Seminar - The topology of Stein fillable manifolds in higher dimensions

    I visited Ian Hambleton to work on involutions on Kervaire manifolds and smoothing theory.

  • December 4th: Waterloo Geometry and Topology Seminar - Counting G2-structures and smooth structures on 7-manifolds

    Hosted by Spiro Karigianis

  • November 26th: Bath Geometry Seminar - The topology of Stein fillable manifolds in higher dimensions

    I visited Johannes Nordström to work on G2-manifolds and the classification of 2-connected 7-manifolds.

  • November 20th: Scottish Topology Seminar 3 - Aberdeen - Counting G2-structures and smooth structures on 7-manifolds

  • November 18th: Edinburgh Topology Seminar - Free involutions on Kervaire manifolds

    Hosted by Andrew Ranicki

  • October 19th: Seminar on Symplectic and Contact Geometry: Bochum-Köln-Münster - The topology of Stein fillable manifolds in higher dimensions

  • July 3rd: Bielefeld Seminar Geometrie-Topologie - The topology of Stein fillable manifolds in higher dimensions

    Hosted by Andriy Haydys

  • June 20th: Irish Geometry Conference 2013 NUI, Maynooth - A new invariant of G2-structures

  • April 29th: Copenhagen Topology Seminar - Free involutions on Kervaire manifolds

    I visited Wolfgang Steimle to work on concordance theory and plumbings.

  • February 27th: Cambridge Differential Geometry Seminar - A new invariant of G2-structures

    Hosted by Alexei Kovalev

  • January 21st: Augsburg Oberseminar Differentialgeometrie - A new invariant of G2-structures

    I visited Jonathan Bowden in the group of Bernard Hanke to work on contact topology in high dimensions.

  • 2012

  • November 1st - December 31st: in the Geometry group at Imperial College

    I visited Mark Haskins and Johannes Nordström to work on G2-topology and geometry.



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