This meeting focuses on unsolved problems in low-dimensional homotopy theory
and combinatorial group theory. These include Whitehead's Asphericity
Conjecture, the Andrews-Curtis Conjecture, Wall's Domination Problem in
dimension two, the relation gap problem, and the Eilenberg-Ganea Conjecture.
This seminar is in succession to similar conferences held in Luttach (
Update 20 May 2009: The National Science Foundation, Division of
Mathematical Sciences, has awarded
F. Rudolf Beyl, beylf at pdx dot edu, Portland State University
Local arrangements chair
Nancy T. Waller, walln at pdx dot edu,
If interested, please contact the organizers by 22 May 2009 (well, the sooner the better). Available space is limited. Graduate students are requested to provide a reference familiar with their work.