Links :
Schedule, week 1 - [.pdf]
WKO paper - [website]
Videos of the workshop - [website]
Group photo

VasKho Main Meeting in Caen
6-14 June 2012

This workshop will focus on virtual and welded knotted object. The discussions will be related in particular to the paper of D. Bar Natan and Z. Dancso Finite Type Invariants of W-Knotted Objects: From Alexander to Kashiwara and Vergne (WKO).

Schedule (LMNO, room 122 or 207) :

6th June
11h00-12h30 Groups of virtual and welded links - P. Bellingeri
14h00-18h00 workshop on WKO

7th June
9h45-10h45 Garside structures for virtual braids - E. Godelle
11h00-12h00 Categorification of virtual braids - A. Thiel
14h00-18h00 workshop on WKO

8th June
9h45-10h45 Residual properties for virtual and welded braids - V.Bardakov
11h00-12h00 Stable equivalence of knots on surfaces - B. Cisneros de la Cruz
14h00-18h00 workshop on WKO

11th June
9h45-10h45 On the universal sl2 invariant of Brunnian bottom tangles - S. Suzuki (Kyoto)
11h00-12h00 Cyclotomic associators and finite type invariants for tangles in the solid torus - A. Brochier
14h00-18h00 workshop on WKO

12th June
9h45-10h45 Flat virtual pure tangles - K. Chu
11h00-12h00 Milnor invariants and the HOMFLYPT polynomial - J-B. Meilhan
14h00-17h00 workshop on WKO
18h00-19h00 LMNO Colloquium: Meta-Groups, Meta-Bicrossed-Products, and the Alexander Polynomial - D. Bar Natan

13th June
9h45-10h45 Hilden dancing - P. Bellingeri
11h00-12h00 Jaeger expansion of Kauffman polynomial - E. Wagner
14h00-18h00 workshop on WKO

14th June
9h45-11h45 A cohomological construction of quantization functors of Lie bialgebras (d'apres B. Enriquez) - A. Brochier
14h00-17h00 workshop on WKO: open questions

Participants :

Benjamin Audoux (Marseille I)
Valeriy Bardakov (Novosibirsk)
Dror Bar Natan (Toronto)
Paolo Bellingeri (Caen)
Adrien Brochier (Geneva)
Karene Chu (Toronto)
Bruno Cisneros de la Cruz (Dijon)
Eddy Godelle (Caen)
John Guaschi (Caen)
Nathan Habegger (Nantes)
Jean-Baptiste Meilhan (Grenoble I)
Sakie Suzuki (Kyoto)
Anne-Laure Thiel (Lisbon)
Emmanuel Wagner (Dijon)