Nordic Topology Meeting 27 - 28 November 2008

General information

The Topology group at NTNU in Trondheim and the project Topology in Norway have the great pleasure to invite fellow topologists to the second Nordic Topology Meeting in Trondheim 27 - 28 November 2008.

The programme will start on Thursday 27th November at 10 am and end on Friday 28th November at 5 pm.

A. Berglund (Copenhagen): From Sullivan models to Koszul models
B. Dundas (Bergen): Two-vector bundles I & II (slides I, II)
L. Fajstrup (Aalborg): Ditopology - why and how (slides)
S. Lunøe-Nilsen (Oslo): On the homology of the Tate construction on THH
I. Madsen (Copenhagen): Cobordism categories and their classifying spaces I & II
J. Rognes (Oslo): Topological Hochschild homology of topological modular forms (slides)
C. Schlichtkrull (Bergen): Higher topological Hochschild homology of Thom spectra
A. Stacey (Trondheim): Comparative smootheology (link)
D. Thurston (Aarhus): Bordered Heegaard Floer homology: A toy model (slides)
N. Wahl (Copenhagen): Algebraic structure on the Hochschild homology of an algebra


Time Thursday
09.55-10.00 N. A. Baas: Welcome
10.00-10.45 I. Madsen
11.00-11.45 B. Dundas
12.00-12.45 A. Stacey
12.45-14.15 Lunch
14.15-15.00 D. Thurston
15.15-16.00 L. Fajstrup
16.00-16.30 Coffee
17.00-17.45 A. Berglund
Time Friday
09.15-10.00 I. Madsen
10.15-11.00 B. Dundas
11.15-12.00 N. Wahl
12.00-13.30 Lunch
13.30-14.15 J. Rognes
14.30-15.15 S. Lunøe-Nilsen
15.15-15.45 Coffee
15.45-16.30 C. Schlichtkrull

NTNU, Auditorium KJL 2.

All participants are kindly asked to register by email to Inger Seehuus (, informing her about how many nights you require a hotel room.

Please register as soon as possible for hotel reservations, and no later than Friday 17th October.

NB! It is advisable to buy airline tickets and make hotel reservations as soon as possible since there is an UEFA Cup football game - Rosenborg - Valencia - on 27th November here in Trondheim.

Nils A. Baas
Telephone: (+47) 735 93519

We cannot cover travel expenses, but we take care of the accomodation.

Upon registration, please indicate if you need support for accomodation.

Social event:
In the evening of Thursday 27th November we plan a "Christmas Dinner" at Rica Nidelven (in the room Trønderen) at 19.30. Please register to Inger Seehuus ( for this as well. For registered participants the dinner will be free of charge.

Upon arrival:
When you arrive at the Airport, take the bus to Royal Garden (Radisson). Walk down to the bridge you crossed with the bus, make a right, and the hotel will appear on the left hand side. Total walk approximately 200 meters. See also the map on this page.

Furher information:
This page will be continuously updated, so all participants are kindly asked to check it from time to time.