Future Directions in 3-manifolds

Ann Arbor Michigan, October 15-18, 2005

A conference honoring Peter Scott on the occasion of his 60th birthday

Sponsored by the National Science Foundation, University of Michigan, Michigan Math Journal and UC Davis.

Group photos can be seen here.

Thanks to Bob Edwards for taking these.


Francis Bonahon, USC
Dick Canary, University of Michigan
David Gabai, Princeton
Vincent Guirardel, University Paul Sabatier
Steve Kerckhoff, Stanford
Michael Khovanov, Columbia
Bruce Kleiner, Yale University
Peter Kropholler, Glasgow
Jeff Lagarias, University of Michigan
John Morgan, Columbia
Graham Niblo, Southampton
Rachel Roberts, Washington University
Hyam Rubinstein, University of Melbourne
Zlil Sela, Hebrew University, Jerusalem
Peter Shalen, University of Illinois at Chicago

Organizing Committee: J. Hass, B. Kleiner, D. Long, M. Neumann, S. Gadde

Local Organizing Committee: R. Canary, B. Kleiner, J. Lagarias

Please Register: There is no registration fee. However registering will help the organizers arrange appropriate size lecture rooms and events, particularly the banquet. To register, go here: REGISTER

Banquet: There will be a banquet honoring Peter Scott on Sunday, October 16, 2005 at the Anderson Room, Michigan Union. Additional information about the banquet can be found here: BANQUET
Please help us by indicating your attendence, number attending, and meal choice at the above link.

Program: A schedule is posted here: SCHEDULE
and abstracts of talks can be found here: ABSTRACTS

Financial Support: Some financial support will be available to participants, particularly graduate students and recent Ph.D.'s.
To apply for support, follow the procedures posted here: SUPPORT

Location: The conference will be held on the University of Michigan Campus.
All talks take place in 1360 East Hall.
Map to East Hall
1360 East Hall Info

A list of suggested lodgings is available here: HOTELS
Warning: Please make room reservations early. Due to a football game on 10/15/05, local rooms will be hard to find.
All participants should make their own reservations and travel arrangements.

Poster: A conference poster is available here. Please help publicize this conference by downloading and posting it widely.

Download PDF file of Conference Poster