- Symplectic and Contact definitions [Vinicius Gripp] notes

- Symplectic, contact, Liouville and Weinstein manifolds, cylindrical ends, cobordisms.
- Eliashberg, Mishachev: Introduction to the h-principle, Chapters 9 - 12
- Geiges: Contact Geometry, in: Handbook of Differential Geometry vol. 2 (F.J.E. Dillen and L.C.A. Verstraelen, eds.), North-Holland, Amsterdam (2006), 315-382.

- Neighborhood theorems [Yang Huang] notes

- Eliashberg, Mishachev; Introduction to the h-principle, Chapters 9 - 12
- Geiges: Contact Geometry, in: Handbook of Differential Geometry vol. 2 (F.J.E. Dillen and L.C.A. Verstraelen, eds.), North-Holland, Amsterdam (2006), 315-382.

- Moser's trick and h-principles [Luis Diogo] notes from first talk, notes from second talk

- Eliashberg, Mishachev; Introduction to the h-principle, Chapters 9 - 12

- Holomorphic curves definitions [Andre Carneiro] notes

- Definitions of moduli spaces of (pseudo-)holomorphic curves with various features (genus, marked points, boundary, ends on the target) in manifolds with cylindrical ends, especially those that appear in the definitions of symplectic and contact homology
- Discussion of Fredholm theory, with perhaps the simplest example of an index formula (leaving most of the results to be discussed in Talk 5)
- Eliashberg, Givental, Hofer, Introduction to Symplectic Field Theory, GAFA 2000 link
- Salamon, Lectures on Floer homology, in Symplectic Geometry and Topology (Park City, Utah, 1997), IAS/Park City Math. Ser. 7, Amer. Math. Soc., Providence, 1999, 143 - 229 link

- Gromov compactness in compact manifolds [Sushmita Venugopalan] notes

- Compactness for J-holomorphic curves without boundary in compact symplectic manifolds.
- Chapter 4 of D. McDuff and D. Salamon: J -holomorphic curves and symplectic topology, volume 52 of American Mathematical Society Col loquium Publications. American Mathematical Society, Providence, RI, 2004.

- Gromov compactness in manifolds with cylindrical ends [Tim Nguyen] notes

- Focus on Gromov compactness for J-holomorphic curves without boundary in manifolds in cylindrical ends - leave the case of curves with boundary for the next talk.
- Bourgeois, Eliashberg, Hofer, Wysocki, Zehnder, Compactness results in Symplectic Field Theory, Geometry and Topology 7 (2003) link

- Boundary degenerations [David Farris] notes

- Gromov compactness for J-holomorphic curves with Lagrangian boundary conditions
- String-type degenerations that appear in the boundary of moduli spaces of such curves
- Cieliebak, Ekholm, Latchev, Compactness for holomorphic curves with switching Lagrangian boundary conditions, arxiv link
- Ekholm, Rational Symplectic Field Theory over Z
_{2}for exact Lagrangian cobordisms, JEMS (2009) link

- Dimension formulae [Vera Vertesi] notes

- Maslov and Conley-Zehnder indices, relationship with Fredholm index via spectral flow.
- General dimension formula for curves with interior and boundary punctures and Lagrangian intersection points.
- D. McDuff and D. Salamon: J -holomorphic curves and symplectic topology, volume 52 of American Mathematical Society Col loquium Publications. American Mathematical Society, Providence, RI, 2004.
- Eliashberg, Givental, Hofer, Introduction to Symplectic Field Theory, GAFA 2000 link
- Cieliebak, Ekholm, Latchev, Compactness for holomorphic curves with switching Lagrangian boundary conditions, arxiv link

- Floer homology basics [Ramon Horvath] notes

- Basics of Hamiltonian Floer Homology, with a view to defining Symplectic Homology tomorrow.
- Hutchings, Lecture notes on Morse homology (with an eye towards Floer theory and pseudoholomorphic curves), 2002 link
- Salamon, Lectures on Floer homology, in Symplectic Geometry and Topology (Park City, Utah, 1997), IAS/Park City Math. Ser. 7, Amer. Math. Soc., Providence, 1999, 143 - 229 link

- Contact homology [Russell Advek] notes

- Bourgeois, Introduction to Contact Homology. (lecture notes) link

- Symplectic Field Theory [David Duncan, Tobias Ekholm] notes on Legendrian Contact Homology, notes on invariance

- Prof. Ekholm will talk about the proof of invariance of contact homology.
- Eliashberg, Givental, Hofer, Introduction to Symplectic Field Theory, GAFA 2000 link

- Legendrian knots and other examples [Albin Ostman] notes

- Chekanov, Differential algebra of Legendrian links, Invent. Math. 150 (2002) link
- Other basic examples, e.g., the contact homology of spheres.

- Orientations [Georgios Rizell] notes

- Ekholm, Etnyre, Sullivan, Orientations in Legendrian contact homology and exact Lagrangian immersions, Internat. J. Math. 16 (2005) link

- Symplectic homology basics [David Jackson-Hanen] notes

- Morse-Bott degenerations [Nick Sheridan] notes

- Basic (finite-dimensional) Morse-Bott techniques
- Morse-Bott descriptions of holomorphic curves with several level curves connected by Morse flows
- Morse-Bott definition of Symplectic Homology for time independent Hamiltonians

- Further structure in symplectic homology, product and BV-operator [Sheel Ganatra] notes

- Cieliebak, Latschev, The role of string topology in symplectic field theory link

- Morse-Bott description of symplectic homology [Keon Choi] notes

- Using the Morse-Bott description of Symplectic Homology (from previous talk) to relate it with Contact Homology
- Bourgeois, Oancea, An exact sequence for contact- and symplectic homology. Inventiones 2009 link

- Legendrian surgery, symplectic and contact homology [James Pascaleff, Maksim Maydanskiy] notes from Max, notes from James

- Bourgeois, Ekholm, Eliashberg, Effect of Legendrian surgery, arxiv link

- Legendrian surgery and the product in symplectic homology [Tobias Ekholm] notes