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The lectures of the Summer School and Conference will be held at the lecture hall of the Renyi Institute (1053. Budapest, Realtanoda utca 13-15.)


The two-week long Summer School and Conference of the Contact and Symplectic Topology (CAST) network will be held July 9-20, 2012, at the Renyi Institute of Mathematics in Budapest, organized by Tobias Ekholm (Uppsala Univeristy), Andras Stipsicz (Renyi Institute) and Agnes Szilard (Renyi Institute). There will be four lecture series in contact, symplectic and low dimensional topology given by

The lecture series will be complemented by research talks, including the invited speakers:
  • Mohammed Abouzaid (MIT, USA)
  • Frederic Bourgeois (Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium)
  • Vincent Colin (Universite de Nantes, France)
  • Catagay Cutluhan (Harvard University, USA)
  • Tobias Ekholm (Uppsala University, Sweden)
  • Ko Honda (USC, USA)
  • Andras Juhasz (Cambridge University, UK)
  • Yanki Lekili (Cambridge University, UK)
  • Paolo Lisca (Universita di Pisa, Italy)
  • Tom Mrowka (MIT, USA)
  • Klaus Niederkruger (Universite de Toulouse, France)
  • Jake Rasmussen (Cambridge University, UK)
  • Peter Ozsvath (Princeton University, USA)
  • Ivan Smith (Cambridge University, UK)
  • Zoltan Szabo (Princeton University, USA)