33rd Summer Conference on Topology and its Applications

Hosted by Western Kentucky University 

Bowling Green, KY

July 17-20, 2018



Western Kentucky University will host the 33rd Summer Conference in Topology and its Applications from the morning of Tuesday, July 17, 2018 to  Friday, July 20th, 2018.  Western Kentucky University is in Bowling Green, Kentucky.  The main meeting venue will be Snell Hall, at the northeast end of campus.In addition to the traditional areas usually represented, the conference will include two sessions on applications of topology in the physical sciences.  The significance of the interplay between topology and physical sciences was highlighted in the awarding of the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics to three researchers using topological methods.  We are pleased to announce that

 2016 Nobel Laureate J. Michael Kosterlitz will deliver a keynote address.

See the newly posted schedule (8 pages), program (84 pages), and local information

Special Sessions

Local Organizing Committee

 Tom Richmond, Claus Ernst, Sanju Gupta

Scientific Advisory Committee

 Alan Dow, Craig Guilbault, Logan Hoehn, Jerzy Kakol, Judy Kennedy, Hans-Peter Künzi, Elena Martin-Peinador, Josef Slapal

Invited Speakers


Abstracts:  The deadline for abstracts is June 5, 2018

Registration: The deadline for early registration, at $145 ($100 for students), is June 5, 2018.   After that, late registration is $245 ($200 for students).

Accommodation:  The rates given on the accommodations page are guaranteed until June 5, 2018

Early registration and accommodation reservations are encouraged!

The 33rd Summer Conference on Topology and its Applications is conducted in cooperation with the Association of Women in Mathematics (AWM), and supports the Non-Discrimination Statement of the AWM.