33rd NRW Topology Meeting

Bergische Universität Wuppertal

April 26th/27th, 2024

List of speakers:

Preliminary schedule of talks

Friday, April 26
11.00 - 11.50 Herman Rohrbach (Essen) Atiyah-Segal completion for Hermitian K-theory of symplectic groups
12.00 - 12.50 Paula Truöl (Bonn) 3-braid knots with maximal 4-genus
Lunch break
14.30 - 15.20 Robert Burklund (Copenhagen) Motivic stable stems over a field
15.30 - 16.20 Markus Hausmann (Bonn) The universal property of bordism rings of manifolds with commuting involutions
Tea/Coffee break
17.00 - 17.50 Olivier Benoist (Paris) The Wu relations in real algebraic geometry
Saturday, April 27
10.00 - 10.50 Georg Lehner (Berlin) Rigidity and the Rosenberg conjecture
11.00 - 11.50 Milica Jovanović (Belgrade) Cohomology of oriented Grassmannians
Tea/Coffee break
12.10 - 13.00 Holger Kammeyer (Düsseldorf) Galois cohomology and the sign of the Euler characteristic

Abstracts for talks can be found on this page.


All talks are in lecture hall 23 (S.08.03, that is building S, ground floor).

how to get there: From Wuppertal Hauptbahnhof (the main railway station), there are buses E (Uni-Express), 615 (towards Remscheid Fr.-Ebert-Platz) or 645 (towards Schulzentrum Süd) to the main university campus ("Grifflenberg"), exit at stop "Universität". Alternatively, it's possible to walk up the hill (15-20 minutes). You may find additional travel information here.


The speakers will stay at the Hotel Central in the city center of Elberfeld near the main railway station of Wuppertal, other hotel options include Hotel Arcade, ibis Wuppertal and the IntercityHotel Wuppertal.


There will be a joint dinner on Friday evening at the restaurant Alaturka.


There is no formal registration, but please send an email to Mrs Birkenfeld (birkenfeld (at) math.uni-wuppertal.de) so that we can estimate the number of participants. Please also indicate whether you want to join us for dinner on Friday, April 26.

Here is a list of previous NRW-Topology meetings.

Organizers: Jens Hornbostel, Matthias Wendt