# Symplectic geometry - celebrating the work of Simon Donaldson

Created: | 2017-08-14 09:06 |
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Institution: | Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences |

Editors' group: | SMS Editors group for the Newton Institute |

Description: | 14th August 2017 to 18th August 2017
Organisers: Richard Thomas (Imperial), Dusa McDuff (Barnard), Dietmar Salamon (ETH Zürich), Paul Seidel (MIT), Nicholas Woodhouse (ex officio, Clay Mathematics Institute) Workshop Theme A week-long meeting of the world's experts in symplectic geometry and neighbouring fields. We will be celebrating the 60th birthday of Sir Simon Donaldson FRS and his profound influence on the subject. A characteristic of both his work and this meeting will be the influence of (and on) other fields, such as low dimensional topology, algebraic geometry, geometric analysis and theoretical physics. This is a joint INI - CMI workshop. The organisers expect that additional funding from the NSF will be available to support the participation of US-based researchers. Participants interested in being supported from that NSF grant need to fill out a separate application for that, see https://tinyurl.com/SYGW05 Speakers to include: Mina Aganagic (Berkeley) Sir Michael Atiyah (Edinburgh) Denis Auroux (Berkeley) Kenji Fukaya (Stony Brook) Mikhail Gromov (IHES, Paris) Nigel Hitchin (Oxford) Eleny Ionel (Stanford) Frances Kirwan (Oxford) Peter Kronheimer (Harvard) Dusa McDuff (Barnard) Emmy Murphy (MIT) Tom Mrowka (MIT) Peter Ozsváth (Princeton) John Pardon (Princeton) Zoltán Szabó (Princeton) Paul Seidel (MIT) Ivan Smith (Cambridge) Song Sun (Stony Brook) Thomas Walpuski (MIT) Katrin Wehrheim (Berkeley) |

# Media items

This collection contains 18 media items.

### Media items

#### 100 Problems around Scalar Curvature

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Gromov, M

Tuesday 15th August 2017 - 11:30 to 12:30

**Collection**:
Symplectic geometry - celebrating the work of Simon Donaldson

**Institution**:
Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

**Created**:
Wed 16 Aug 2017

#### A polyfold lab report

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Wehrheim, K

Friday 18th August 2017 - 10:00 to 11:00

**Collection**:
Symplectic geometry - celebrating the work of Simon Donaldson

**Institution**:
Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

**Created**:
Mon 21 Aug 2017

#### An approach to the four colour theorem via Donaldson- Floer theory

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Mrowka, T

Wednesday 16th August 2017 - 12:00 to 13:00

**Collection**:
Symplectic geometry - celebrating the work of Simon Donaldson

**Institution**:
Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

**Created**:
Wed 16 Aug 2017

#### An SU(3) variant of instanton homology for webs

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Kronheimer, P

Thursday 17th August 2017 - 10:00 to 11:00

**Collection**:
Symplectic geometry - celebrating the work of Simon Donaldson

**Institution**:
Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

**Created**:
Fri 18 Aug 2017

#### Atiyah Floer conjecture

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Fukaya, K

Monday 14th August 2017 - 11:30 to 12:30

**Collection**:
Symplectic geometry - celebrating the work of Simon Donaldson

**Institution**:
Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

**Created**:
Tue 15 Aug 2017

#### Computing knot Floer homology

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Ozsvath, P

Tuesday 15th August 2017 - 14:30 to 15:30

**Collection**:
Symplectic geometry - celebrating the work of Simon Donaldson

**Institution**:
Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

**Created**:
Wed 16 Aug 2017

#### Constructing the virtual fundamental cycle

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McDuff, D

Thursday 17th August 2017 - 15:30 to 16:30

**Collection**:
Symplectic geometry - celebrating the work of Simon Donaldson

**Institution**:
Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

**Created**:
Fri 18 Aug 2017

#### Existence of Lefschetz fibrations on Stein/Weinstein domains

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Pardon, J

Thursday 17th August 2017 - 17:00 to 18:00

**Collection**:
Symplectic geometry - celebrating the work of Simon Donaldson

**Institution**:
Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

**Created**:
Fri 18 Aug 2017

#### Fields of definition of Fukaya categories of Calabi-Yau hypersurfaces

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Seidel, P

Monday 14th August 2017 - 10:00 to 11:00

**Collection**:
Symplectic geometry - celebrating the work of Simon Donaldson

**Institution**:
Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

**Created**:
Tue 15 Aug 2017

#### Graded linearisations for linear algebraic group actions

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Kirwan, F

Friday 18th August 2017 - 11:30 to 12:30

**Collection**:
Symplectic geometry - celebrating the work of Simon Donaldson

**Institution**:
Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

**Created**:
Mon 21 Aug 2017

#### Graph Legendrians and SL2 local systems

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Murphy, E

Thursday 17th August 2017 - 11:30 to 12:30

**Collection**:
Symplectic geometry - celebrating the work of Simon Donaldson

**Institution**:
Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

**Created**:
Fri 18 Aug 2017

#### Knot Floer homology and algebraic methods

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Szabo, Z

Monday 14th August 2017 - 16:00 to 17:00

**Collection**:
Symplectic geometry - celebrating the work of Simon Donaldson

**Institution**:
Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

**Created**:
Tue 15 Aug 2017

#### Mathematical applications of little string theory

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Aganagic, M

Tuesday 15th August 2017 - 16:00 to 17:00

**Collection**:
Symplectic geometry - celebrating the work of Simon Donaldson

**Institution**:
Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

**Created**:
Wed 16 Aug 2017

#### On the ADHM Seiberg–Witten equations

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Walpusk, T

Friday 18th August 2017 - 14:30 to 15:30

**Collection**:
Symplectic geometry - celebrating the work of Simon Donaldson

**Institution**:
Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

**Created**:
Mon 21 Aug 2017

#### Remarks on Nahm's equations

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Hitchin, N

Wednesday 16th August 2017 - 09:00 to 10:00

**Collection**:
Symplectic geometry - celebrating the work of Simon Donaldson

**Institution**:
Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

**Created**:
Wed 16 Aug 2017

#### Singularities of Hermitian-Yang-Mills connections and the Harder-Narasimhan-Seshadri filtration

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Sun, S

Thursday 17th August 2017 - 14:00 to 15:00

**Collection**:
Symplectic geometry - celebrating the work of Simon Donaldson

**Institution**:
Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

**Created**:
Fri 18 Aug 2017

#### Symplectic topology of K3 surfaces via mirror symmetry

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Smith, I

Friday 18th August 2017 - 16:00 to 17:00

**Collection**:
Symplectic geometry - celebrating the work of Simon Donaldson

**Institution**:
Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

**Created**:
Mon 21 Aug 2017

#### The Gopakumar-Vafa conjecture for symplectic manifolds

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Ionel, E

Monday 14th August 2017 - 14:30 to 15:30

**Collection**:
Symplectic geometry - celebrating the work of Simon Donaldson

**Institution**:
Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

**Created**:
Tue 15 Aug 2017