CRCG Miniworkshop - Higher Structures in Differential Geometry

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Higher Structures in Differential Geometry

Organizers

Chenchang Zhu, Giorgio Trentinaglia.

Schedule

Time
9:00-9:30 REGISTRATION
9:30-10:30 Prof. Dr. Ping Xu (Penn State) Groupoids extension and Non-abelian gerbes
11:00-12:00 Dr. Mathieu Stienon (Penn State) Gerbes, principal 2-group bundles and characteristic classes
LUNCH
14:00-15:00 Prof. Dr. Christian Blohmann (Regensburg) Groupoid symmetry of general relativity
15:00-16:00 Dr. Rajan Mehta (Washington University) On models for the adjoint representation of a Lie algebroid
COFFEE BREAK
16:30-17:30 Dr. Urs Schreiber (Hamburg) Non abelian differential cohomology

Room: Göttingen Mathematics Institute, Sitzungszimmer.

Registration

Please contact Ms. Venema, venema@uni-math.gwdg.de, +49 0551 39 7691. In order to reimburse travel expenses original tickets are needed. Train tickets must be stamped. If tickets are needed for the journey back, we will first make a copy of them while you are here. You can send the originals to us when you are back home.

Bookings of hotel rooms should be coordinated by Ms. Venema.

Travel Information

From the Station to the Institute

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