New trends in K-theory and homotopy theory

A conference in honor of Max Karoubi's 80th birthday

Paris, 15—16 November 2018

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Location: Institut Henri Poincaré, Paris.
Schedule: All talks are scheduled to last one hour, and will take place in Amphi Darboux.
  • Thursday
  • 11:00 — Alain Connes, Iterating the exterior power in representation rings
  • 14:00 — Mariusz Wodzicki, Bott periodicity in K-theory
  • 15:05 — Muriel Livernet, Spectral sequences and model category structures
  •    Coffee break
  • 16:30 — Jean Fasel, Hermitian K-theory, algebraic cycles and characters
  • 19:00 Conference dinner

  • Friday
  • 10:00 — Jon Berrick, From differential geometry to number theory -- the connection
  •    Coffee break
  • 11:20 — Paul Arne Østvær, Musings on hermitian K-theory
  • 14:00 — Bruno Kahn, Triangles de Mayer-Vietoris pour les motifs avec modules
  • 15:05 — Christine Vespa, Higher Hochschild homology as a functor (PDF)
  •    Coffee break
  • 16:30 — Charles Weibel, Real Graded Brauer and Witt groups
Participants: List of registered participants (PDF).
Organisers: Christian Ausoni, Jens Hornbostel, Christian Leruste, and Marco Schlichting.
Registration: If you wish to participate, please send an email to Marco Schlichting. This is important as we need to know if the locations we booked can accommodate all participants. Please indicate if you wish to join the conference dinner on Thursday evening.
Registration is now closed.
Travel support: There is limited funding available for PhD students and young postdocs located in Europe, please contact Christian Ausoni for enquiries.
The conference is supported by the ANR project Chromatic homotopy and K-theory, the Wuppertal Topology Group and l'Institut Mathématiques de Jussieu-Paris Rive Gauche.
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