Second Irish Geometry Conference
University College Cork
21-22 May 2004

The activity for the two days is listed below. All talks will take place in room G2 in the Robert Kane (Science) Building, which is located centrally on this map. Registration and tea/coffee will be in Room G7 of the Kane Building.


Friday May 21

10.30-11.00 Registration
11.00-11.15 Opening of Conference
11.15-12.00 Stephen Buckley (NUI, Maynooth)
Gromov hyperbolicity: an overview
12.00-12.45 Rossen Ivanov (Dublin City University)
Kaluza-Klein theory: slicing and threading of the 5-dimensional space-time
12.45-2.00 LUNCH
2.00-2.45 Simon Kokkendorff (NUI, Maynooth)
On the existence and construction of stably causal Lorentzian metrics
2.45-3.30 Peter Hogan (University College Dublin)
Singular null hypersurfaces in general relativity: light-like signals from violent astrophysical events
3.30-4.00 TEA/COFFEE
4.00-5.00 Jurgen Berndt (Hull University)
Actions of cohomogeneity one
7.00-??? Conference Dinner at Proby's Bistro, Cost €35


Saturday May 22

10.00-10.45 Niall O'Murchadha (University College Cork)
The independent gravitational degrees of freedom
10.45-11.15 TEA/COFFEE
11.15-12.00 James Cruickshank (NUI, Galway)
A geometrical approach to equivariant homotopy theory
12.00-1.00 J. William Bruce (Liverpool University)
Dupin indicatrices, families of curve congruences and zero curves
1.00 CLOSE OF MEETING


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