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3rd Bavarian Geometry & Topology Meeting

Date and Location

The Meeting will take place on July 11-12, 2018 at the University of Regensburg.


Main Speakers

  • Bernd Ammann (Universität Regensburg): Parallel spinors on Riemannian and Lorentzian manifolds
  • Mauricio Bustamante (Universität Augsburg): Bundles with fiberwise negatively curved metrics
  • Sebastian Hensel (LMU München): Virtual homology representations (and cobordism of surface homeomorphisms)
  • Catherine Meusburger (FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg): Generalised ideal tetrahedra and their duals in 3d geometry
  • Mihaela Pilca (Universität Regensburg): Conformal Kähler metrics
  • Wolfgang Steimle (Universität Augsburg): On the h-cobordism category

Short Presentations

  • Daniel Fauser (Universität Regensburg): Simplicial volume and S^1-actions
  • Alexei Kudryashov (Universität Augsburg): A universal property of the Quinn construction


  • All lectures will take place in the SFB Seminar Room M311. (This is on the third floor of the Mathematics Building.)
Wednesday 11 July Thursday 12 July
10:00 - 11:00 Coffee & Registration 10:00 -11:00 Bustamante
11:15 - 12:15 Steimle 11:15 - 12:15 Pilca
12:15 - 14:00 Lunch 12:15 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 15:00 Meusburger 14:00 - 15:00 Hensel
15:00 - 16:00 Coffee & Discussion 15:00 - 15:30 Coffee
16:00 - 16:30 Fauser 15:30 - 16:30 Ammann
16:40 - 17:10 Kudryashov End of Meeting
18:30 - Dinner at


Registration & Financial Support

While there is no formal registration for the Meeting, we would be grateful if those wishing to attend inform the organisers in advance.

Limited financial support to cover accommodation and travel expenses is available. Please contact the organisers if you wish to be considered for financial support.

Practical Information

  • PUBLIC TRANSIT: Local bus system. There are many useful buses typically, but Bus 6 will suffice for getting to and from the city center and the university (the nearest stop is the Universität).
  • TRAVEL: One can reach the university by following the instructions here.
  • INTERNET: Access to eduroam is available throughout the university. Bavaria also offers free wifi through BayernWLAN.


  • Markus Land (Regensburg)
  • Georgios Raptis (Regensburg)