## LONDON MATHEMATICAL SOCIETY

# Spitalfields Day

### MATHEMATICS RESEARCH CENTRE

UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK

# Symplectic Topology

Wednesday, 1st April 1998

### Organisers: Dietmar Salamon & John Rawnsley

9:30-10:00 | *Coffee* |

10:00-11:00 | Dusa McDuff (Stony Brook)
*The topology of the symplectomorphism group* |

11:30-12:30 | Susan Tolman (Urbana-Champaign)
*Hamiltonian actions on symplectic manifolds:*
cohomology and classification problems |

12:30-14:00 | *Buffet lunch* |

14:00-15:00 | Michael Hutchings (Harvard)
*Circle-valued Morse theory, Reidemeister torsion,*
and Seiberg-Witten invariants of 3-manifolds |

15:00-16:00 | *Tea* |

16:00-17:00 | Karen Uhlenbeck (Austin)
*Geometry and Integrable Systems* |

19:00 | *Party with the Dick Smith Blues Band* |

Everyone is welcome to attend, but it is requested that all participants give notice by contacting
Peta McAllister or Hazel Graley
at the Mathematics Research Centre, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL.

The LMS Spitalfields Day is part of a two-week workshop on Symplectic Topology,

Monday 23rd March - Friday 3rd April 1998 which is part of the

**EPSRC Warwick Symposium on Symplectic Geometry 1997-98.**