image credit K. Hayden, S. Kim, M. Miller, JH. Park, and I. Sundberg arXiv:2205:15283

Topology Festival

5–7 May 2023

Please save the date. The 59th Cornell Topology Festival is being planned for 3–5 May 2024.

Thank you to all who took part in the 58th annual Cornell Topology Festival, which was held in Ithaca, Friday May 5 – Sunday May 7, 2023.

Here is a write-up of the panel discussion.

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Travel to Ithaca

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Festival Poster


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The Topology Festival gratefully acknowledges the continuous support of the National Science Foundation since the Festival’s inception. Special thanks to Acme Klein Bottle, purveyors of “the finest closed, non-orientable, boundary-free manifolds sold anywhere in our three spatial dimensions,” for donating a prize every year for many years. We thank K. Hayden, S. Kim, M. Miller, JH. Park, and I. Sundberg for this year's logo, which is from their paper Seifert surfaces in the 4-ball, arXiv:2205:15283.