Midwest Topology Seminar
April 28-29, 2007
Wayne State University
meeting of the Midwest Topology Seminar will be held at Wayne State
University in Detroit, Michigan on Saturday April 28 and Sunday April
29, 2007. The meeting will run all day on Saturday and finish by
noon on Sunday. Please let us know if you are going to attend so
that we can plan properly.
Saturday April 28
Approximation and localization
Schlichting (Louisiana State University)
hermitian K-theory via chain complexes
Smith (University of British Columbia)
Ideal spectra and topological
Godin (Harvard University)
The higher genus string topology
Topological Hochschild homology
of ku and ko
Morava (Johns Hopkins University)
The Madsen-Tillmann 4D Spin
talks will be held in Shapero
Hall 100. Coffee breaks will be held in the atrium of Faculty/Administration Building.
Both buildings are in the northwest corner of campus.
We have reserved a block
of rooms at the Hilton
Garden Inn Detroit Downtown for Friday and Saturday nights.
When booking a room, please mention the "Wayne State Math
Department". The negotiated rate is $99 (plus taxes) per
night. Rooms will be held until April 13. The hotel is
within easy walking distance of numerous
restaurants and bars, and it is approximately 3.5 miles from Wayne
State University. We will coordinate taxi travel between the
hotel and university
throughout the meeting. Valet parking is available at the hotel
for $20 per day.
The hotel's contact information is:
Hilton Garden Inn Detroit Downtown
351 Gratiot Avenue
Detroit, MI 48226
Telephone: (313) 967-0900
The local airport is Detroit Metro (DTW), which is approximately 20
miles from downtown Detroit or Wayne State University. The best
way to reach downtown Detroit or Wayne State University from the
airport is by airport shuttle, taxi, or rental car.
Parking is available at any time in Parking Structure 2, which is a
short walk from the mathematics department. You will
need $3.50 in exact change (quarters or dollar bills) each time you
enter. Sometimes Lot 31, just to the north of the math
department, is open and available for free parking.
of university area (math department is marked)
of downtown Detroit
(Hilton Garden Inn is marked)
Some funds are available to support travel costs of participants,
especially for graduate students and junior faculty without other
support. Please write to Bob Bruner (rrb at math.wayne.edu) to
Bob Bruner (rrb at
Dan Isaksen (isaksen at math.wayne.edu)
John Klein (klein at math.wayne.edu)
Please contact any of us with questions.