Redbud
Topology
Conference

University of Oklahoma, March 31‑April 2, 2023

About

As the redbud trees bloom in the springtime,
we
welcome you to join us at the 2023 Redbud Topology Conference. This regional gathering will bring together topologists and geometers from the University of Arkansas, the University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma State University, and beyond. Amidst the beauty of the season, we will delve into the complexities of topology and related areas, sharing insights and forging connections.*by chatgpt

Registration and funding

If you are planning on attending the conference, please fill out the registration form. Graduate students and junior researchers may be eligible for partial financial support. Please note that the deadline for full consideration for financial support is February 28th.

Note to students: please consider sharing lodging with someone else, as we may not be able to guarantee accommodation funding beyond half a hotel room per student. If you want assistance in finding a roomate, please email the organizers at RedbudConSp23@gmail.com.

Speakers

Travel and lodging

The conference will take place at the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma, from March 31-April 2.

HOTEL: A block of rooms is reserved at La Quinta Inn (930 Ed Noble Dr, Norman OK), with a deadline of March 8. The special rate for conference attendees is $80 plus tax which includes breakfast. To get one of these rooms at the special rate, you can use this link or call 405-579-4000 and say you are with the group "Redbud Topology". To cancel, you must do so by 3PM, 24 hours prior to arrival date to avoid 1 night penalty.

TRAVEL BY AIR: The closest airport to Norman is Will Rogers Airport in Oklahoma City (code: OKC). We will provide local transportation between the airport and hotel/campus.

TRAVEL BY CAR: There are two campus parking lots within close proximity to the conference location. Campus parking is free on weekends and street parking near campus is free on Sundays. For weekdays, you will need a visitor permit to access the parking lots, which can be obtained at the Visitor Center. Alternatively, the McFarlin Church near campus offers free parking on their lot when there are no services. We recommend this option for weekdays. To view the locations of the parking lots and the visitor center, please see this map.

Schedule

There will be a workshop for graduate students on Friday, March 31. The main conference will be held from Saturday, April 1, to early afternoon on Sunday, April 2. The workshop will begin around 2pm on Friday, and the last conference talk should end by 1pm on Sunday. More details TBA.

Organizers

Participant support is provided by NSF Award DMS-2247414. The National Science Foundation