Workshop on Minimal Surfaces, 3-Manifold Topology and Related Topics

April 26–28, 2013, MIT


The goal of this workshop is to foster connections and collaboration between graduate students and post-docs working in low dimensional topology and geometric analysis. The workshop is funded by the National Science Foundation through a Focused Research Group grant DMS-0854767 by Toby Colding, Dave Gabai and Bill Minicozzi. Most of the talks will be given by postdocs and grad students.

Organizing Committee: Dan Ketover (), Zihan (Hans) Liu () and Baris Coskunuzer ().

Time and location

Workshop activities will run from 2:30pm on Friday, April 26th to 6pm on Sunday, April 28th. It will be held in room 4-163 at MIT:

Room 4-163
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139

There will also be a welcome reception on Friday evening, and a banquet on Saturday evening. Precise locations for those are yet to be confirmed.

Financial support

We expect to be able to fund travel and accommodation (for Friday and Saturday nights) for graduate students and postdocs. Rooms have been reserved at the Hyatt Regency Cambridge.

If you would like to request financial support, please indicate so on the registration form, and complete the accompanying questions. Please hold on to all receipts.

Note: We will only be able to provide reimbursement for air travel if it is booked through a U.S. airline, or otherwise meets the requirements of the Fly America Act. Please click this link for more information.


To request participation, please click here to be taken to the registration form. Deadline: April 12th.

Links to past workshops