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Conference for Young researchers in homotopy theory and categorical structures, February 13-15, 2017

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Viktoriya Ozornova, Claudia Scheimbauer
Mon, 13/02/2017 - 08:00 - Wed, 15/02/2017 - 17:00
MPIM Lecture Hall

Conference for "Young researchers in homotopy theory and categorical structures"
February 13-15, 2017


The aim of this mini-conference is to bring together young researchers working in the field of homotopy theory and/or categorical structures. It should provide an opportunity for exchange of ideas, presentation of ongoing research, and interaction with experts. In addition to seven invited talks, there will also be several contributed talks. Furthermore, there will be a series of very short talks, aka "gong show". We encourage early career-stage participants to submit a tentative abstract for a contributed and/or for a very short talk.




Contributed Speakers (Here you can find the sildes of the contributed talks)

  • Ana Agore (Vrije Universiteit Brussel)
  • Eduard Balzin (Laboratoire J. A. Dieudonné, University of Nice)
  • Jacobson Blomquist (Ohio State University)
  • Andrea Gagna (Aix-Marseille Université)
  • Najib Idrissi (Université Lille 1)
  • Magdalena Kedziorek (EPF Lausanne)
  • Benjamin Knudsen (Harvard University)
  • Maxime Lucas (Université Paris 7)
  • Mark Penney (University of Oxford)

Gong show

Here you can find the titles and abstracts for the gong show on Monday evening.


To register please use this registration webform. There is no registration fee. For any further inquiries please send an email to

Financial support

Financial support is no longer available.


There will be several contributed talks of approx. 30-40 min length. Moreover, on Monday evening, there will be an evening session of very short talks of 10min each ("gong show") to give even more participants the opportunity to share their research.

Hotel reservations

If you would like us to make a hotel reservation for you, please send an email to

Practical information

For practical information such as how to get to the institute and a list of hotels see here.


Here you can find a provisional list of Participants.


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