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Programme

Tuesday, 1 August

9:30-10:00 Registration in Room B1.37, Mathematics Institute

10:00 Mark McLean (Stony Brook) The Cohomological McKay Correspondence and Symplectic Cohomology

11:00 Coffee in Mathematics Institute Common Room

11:30 Jianxun Hu (Guangzhou, China) Gromov-Witten invariant and symplectic rationally connectedness

12:30 Lunch in Mathematics Institute Common Room

14:00 Richard Thomas (Imperial College) Vafa-Witten invariants for projective surfaces

15:00 Tea/coffee in Mathematics Institute Common Room

15:30 Yalong Cao (Oxford) Gopakumar-Vafa type invariants for Calabi-Yau 4-folds

16:30 Tea/coffee

17:00 Cheuk Yu Mak (Cambridge) Spherical Lagrangian submanifolds and spherical functors

18:00 wine reception and dinner in Mathematics Institute Common Room

Wednesday, 2 August

10:00 Claude LeBrun (Stony Brook) Einstein Metrics, Symplectic 4-Manifolds, and Smooth Topology

11:05 Group Photo

11:10 Coffee

11:30 Tian-Jun Li (Minnesota) Geography of symplectic fillings in dimension 4

12:30 Lunch in Mathematics Institute Common Room

14:00 Dmitri Panov (KCL) Symplectic Fano 6-manifolds with Hamiltonian $S^1$-action are simply connected

15:00 Tea/coffee

15:30 Jonny Evans (UCL) Bounding symplectic embeddings of rational homology balls in surfaces of general type

16:40 Louis Bonthrone (Warwick) J-holomorphic curves from J-anti-invariant forms in dimension 4

18:10 Bus to Kenilworth

18:30 Conference dinner at the Cross, Kenilworth

22:00 Bus back to campus

Thursday, 3 August

10:00 Ivan Smith (Cambridge) A tale of two plumbings

11:00 Coffee

11:30 Zhiyu Tian (CNRS, Grenoble) Crepant resolution conjecture, Chow motive, and hyperkahler manifolds

12:30 Lunch in Mathematics Institute Common Room

14:00 Yankı Lekili (KCL) Mirror symmetry for punctured surfaces and Auslander orders

15:00 Tea/coffee

15:30 Milena Pabiniak (Cologne) Toric degenerations in symplectic geometry

16:30 Tea/coffee

17:00 Daniel Pomerleano (Imperial) Symplectic cohomology and mirror symmetry

18:30 Dinner in Mathematics Institute Common Room

Friday, 4 August

10:00 Miguel Abreu (IST, Lisbon) Contact topology of Gorenstein toric isolated singularities

11:00 Coffee

11:30 Zuoqin Wang (USTC, China) Inverse spectral results on toric manifolds

12:30 Lunch in Mathematics Institute Common Room