Prospects of Topology

Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
17 March -19 March 2006

in the occasion of Prof. Mitsuyoshi Kato's retirement

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We have recorded each talk in the conference on a DVD. If you are interested, please make contact with Osamu Saeki.


Friday March 17

14:00-15:00 Mitsuyoshi KATO (Kyushu University)

In the decades of Sturm und Drang of the topology of manifolds

15:15-16:15 Gyo Taek JIN (KAIST)

Quadrisecants of knots

16:45-17:45 Kimihiko MOTEGI (Nihon University)

Welcome to Seifert surgery network
(joint work with Arnaud Deruelle and Katura Miyazaki)

Saturday March 18

9:45-10:45 Ki Hyoung KO (KAIST)

Representations of braid groups on surfaces

11:00-12:00 Ken'ichi OHSHIKA (Osaka University)

Small actions of 3-manifold groups on R-trees and degeneration of hyperbolic structures

14:00-15:00 Takao MATUMOTO (Hiroshima University)

On proper homotopy theory, especially on proper LS category

15:15-16:15 Takashi TSUBOI (University of Tokyo)

On the group of real analytic diffeomorphisms

16:45-17:45 Yukio MATSUMOTO (University of Tokyo)

Prof. Kato's work and codimension two topology

Sunday March 19

10:00-11:00 Seiichi KAMADA (Hiroshima University)

On braid presentation of surfaces in 4-space

11:15-12:15 Tatsuo HOMMA

On continuous mapping fS 3  M 3 of degree 1

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OrganizersOsamu Saeki (saeki**, Haruko Nishi (nishi** (Please change ** to @.)