## Geometry Seminar

### Mondays, and some Wednesdays, at 3pm, MIT, Room 2-143

Contacts: D. Auroux, V. Guillemin, T. Mrowka, T. Colding, P. Seidel, K. Wehrheim

Fall 2006 schedule

Spring 2007 schedule

Fall 2007 schedule

**Note:** the symplectic geometry / mirror symmetry reading group meets on
Mondays at 4:30pm in the same room.

### Spring 2008

**Monday February 11:** M. Reiris (MIT): *The Einstein flow and the
Yamabe invariant of three-manifolds*
**Wednesday February 13:** Y. Ruan (Michigan): *Uniruledness in
symplectic birational geometry*

(Monday February 18: no seminar - Presidents Day)
**Monday February 25:** Y. Lekili (MIT): *Wrinkled fibrations on
near-symplectic manifolds*
**Monday March 3:** J. Bernstein (MIT): *Helicoid-like minimal
disks and uniqueness*
**Monday March 10:** E. Miranda (Univ. Autonoma Barcelona):
*Geometric Quantization of integrable systems with singularities*
**Monday March 17:** no seminar
**Wednesday March 19:** N. C. Leung (City Univ.
Hong Kong): *Geometry of special holonomy*

(Monday March 24: no seminar - Spring break)
**Monday March 31:** P. Johnson (U. Michigan):
*Gromov-Witten invariants of orbifold curves and integrable hierarchies*
**Wednesday April 2:** A. Stipsicz (Renyi Institute / Columbia):
*4-dimensional symplectic surgeries and surface singularities*
**Monday April 7:** J. Wehrheim (Univ. München): *Vortex
invariants and toric manifolds*
**Wednesday April 9:** D. McDuff
(Columbia / Stony Brook): *Some new 6-dimensional Hamiltonian S^1
manifolds* (joint with
Group Actions seminar)
**Monday April 14:** Y. Ostrover (MIT): *Some algebraic properties of
the quantum homology*

(Monday April 21: no seminar - Patriots Day)
**Wednesday April 23 in 4-149:** J. Simons (Renaissance
Technologies): *Structured bundles and K differential cohomology*
**Monday April 28:** Y. Ruan (Michigan): *Gromov-Witten theory of
quintic 3-folds via quantum singularity theory*
**Monday May 5:** no seminar (Simons lectures)
**Monday May 12:** no seminar (Clay Research Conference)
**Thursday May 15, 3pm
in 5-234:** P. Ozsvath (Columbia): *TBA*
**Monday-Friday, May 26-30:**
Workshop on Mirror Symmetry and Symplectic Geometry