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Thursday, March 17, 2016
9:00 AM - March 20 @ 5:00 PM

Workshop on Surface Group Representations

Workshop on Surface Group Representations
Various Speakers ,

This workshop will concentrate on surface group representations into Lie groups and related interesting geometric structures.

Francis Bonahon (USC) - Quantization: from character varieties to knot theory
John Loftin (Rutgers) - Cubic Differentials and Convex $RP^2$ Structures under Neck Separation 
Nicolas Tholozan (Luxembourg) - Compact components of relative character varieties
Jorge Acosta (Rice) -  Holonomy Limits of Opers
Brian Collier (UIUC) - SO(n,n+1) surface group representations
Aaron Fenyes (UT Austin)
Laura Fredrickson (UT Austin)
Brice Loustau (Rutgers)
Andy Sanders (UIC)
Jeremy Toulisse (USC)
Nicholas G. Vlamis (U Michigan) -  Basmajian's identity for Hitchin representations
To register, for a more complete schedule, or if you have any questions, please visit the workshop's web page.


For more information, please contact Tengren Zhang by email at or visit Workshop on Surface Group Representations.