- Tuesday, 5 January, 14:15-16:15, TBA
- Dan Matthews (Nantes):
*Chord diagrams and contact-topological quantum field theory* - Tuesday, 19 January, 13:15-14:15, Old Quad Cussonia Court Room 2
- Susan Holmes (Stanford):
*Comparing Trees using Distances, Trees and Multidimensional Scaling* - Wednesday, 20 January, 17:30-18:30, Rivett Theatre, Redmond Barry Building
- Persi Diaconis (Stanford):
*Adding numbers and Shuffling cards* - Friday, 22 January -- Thursday, 28 January
- There will be a Workshop on General Relativity and Geometric Analysis at Monash University
- Wednesday, 27 January, Russell Love Theatre: There will be three talks from visiting number theorists and arithmetic geometers:
- 9:30-10:30 Kiran Kedlaya (MIT, IAS, UCSD):
*The probability that a complete intersection is smooth (after Poonen)* - 11:00-12:00 Alina Bucur (MIT, IAS, UCSD):
*Multiple Dirichlet series* - 14:00-15:00 Daniel Delbourgo (Monash):
*Exceptional zero formulae for L-functions of elliptic curves* - Friday, 29 January, 14:30-15:30, Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry
- Natalie Aisbett (U.
Melbourne):
*On the classification of Shephard groups* - Monday, 15 February, 14:15-16:15, Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry
- Stephan Tillmann (UQ):
*Spinning, Straightening and the Recognition of Closed Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds* - Thursday, 18 February, 14:15-16:15, 213 Richard Berry
- Marcelo Aguiar (Texas A&M):
*Quantum groups and Hopf algebras in combinatorics* - Monday, 22 February, 14:15-16:15, Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry
- Andrei Kelarev:
*Applications of Finite State Systems and Ring Constructions* - Thursday, 25 February, 14:15-16:15, Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry
- Stephen Mc Ateer (Melbourne):
*MathML: LaTeX is Not the Only Fruit*

- Tuesday 9 March, 14:15-16:15, Old Geology Theatre 2
- Sergio Fenley (Florida State):
*Ideal boundaries of pseudo-Anosov flows and applications to large scale structure of flows and foliations* - Monday 29 March, 14:15-15:15, Babel Middle Theatre
- Claas Röver (National University
of Ireland, Galway):
*Commensarations of Thompson's group F* - Thursday, 15 April, 14:15-15:15, Babel Middle Theatrette (106)
- Dan Nakano (UGA):
*Differentiating the Weyl generic dimension formula and support varieties for quantum groups* - Thursday, 22 April, 14:15-16:15, Babel Middle Theatrette (106)
- Jim Shank (Kent):
*Rings of Invariants and Varieties of Representations* - Monday 10 May, 14:15-15:15, Babel Middle Theatre
- Andrei Ratiu (Istanbul Bilgi University):
*Inner Steiner formula for polytopes with an application to self-affine fractal tilings* - Monday 10 May, 15:15-16:15, Babel Middle Theatre
- Tharatorn Supasiti
(University of Melbourne):
*The fundamental groups of Haken n-manifolds* - Monday 24 May, 14:15-15:15, Babel Middle Theatre
- John Enyang (University
of Melbourne):
*Jucys-Murphy elements and the representations of partition algebras* - Thursday, 27 May, 14:15-15:30 Old Arts Theatre B
- Amnon Neeman (ANU):
*The Auslander trace* - Monday, 31 May, 13:00-14:15, Babel Middle Theatre
- Alistair Savage (Ottawa):
*Quiver grassmannians, quiver varieties and the preprojective algebra* - Tuesday, 1 June, 14:15-15:15, Doug McDonell 309
- Maurice Chiodo (Melbourne):
*Finding non-trivial splittings in groups, and similar results in geometry.* - Monday, 21 June, 14:15-15:15, 213 Richard Berry
- Sasha Kleshchev (Oregon):
*Graded representation theory of symmetric groups and Hecke algebras I* - Tuesday, 22 June, 15:00-16:00, Physics Podium 211
- Scott Mullane (Melbourne):
*An algebraic proof of Kodaira's vanishing theorem* - Monday, 28 June, 14:15-15:15, 213 Richard Berry
- Sasha Kleshchev (Oregon):
*Graded representation theory of symmetric groups and Hecke algebras II* - Monday, 5 July, 14:15-16:00, 213 Richard Berry
- Lisa Carbone (Rutgers):
*Discrete symmetries of infinite dimensional groups* - Tuesday, 6 July, 14:15-16:00, 213 Richard Berry
- Christian Korff (Glasgow):
*Clifford algebras and quantum cohomology* - Wednesday, 7 July, 14:15-16:00, TBA
- Bertrand Eynard (CEA-Saclay):
*Topological recursion and enumeration of surfaces* - Monday, 12 July, 14:15-15:15, 213 Richard Berry
- Lawrence Reeves (Melbourne):
*Cartography of the projective solution space for normal surfaces I* - Monday, 19 July, 11:00-12:00, 213 Richard Berry
- Lawrence Reeves (Melbourne):
*Cartography of the projective solution space for normal surfaces II* - Thursday, 22 July, 14:15-16:00, 213 Richard Berry
- Jim Shank (Kent):
*Rings of Invariants and Varieties of Representations*

- Monday, 26 July, 14:15-15:15, Old Arts Theatre B
- S. Senthamarai Kannan (Chennai and
Melbourne):
*Projective normality of GIT Quotient Varieties modulo Finite Group Actions.* - Monday, 2 August, 14:15-15:15, Old Arts Theatre B
- Kazuhiro Ichihara (Nihon):
*On exceptional surgeries on Montesinos knots* - Friday, 13 August, 14:00-15:00, 213 Richard Berry
- Tom Norton (Southampton):
*Diffuse actions on trees* - Monday, 16 August, 14:15-15:15, Old Arts Theatre B
- Zajj Daugherty (St. Olaf College):
*The degenerate two-boundary Hecke algebra* - Friday, 20 August, 14:00-15:00, 213 Richard Berry
- Daniel Murfet (Hausdorff Center):
*The Euler characteristic of webs and Khovanov-Rozansky homology* - Monday, 23 August, 14:00-15:00, Old Arts Theatre B
- Fred Goodman (Iowa):
*Cellularity and the Jones Basic Construction* - Monday, 30 August, 14:00-15:00, Old Arts Theatre B
- Norman Do (Melbourne):
*The geometry and combinatorics of moduli spaces of curves* - Monday, 6 September, 14:00-15:00, Old Arts Theatre B
- Adam Rennie (ANU):
*Index theorems on open manifolds* - Monday, 13 September, 14:00-15:00, Old Arts Theatre B
- Claire Levaillant (Paris):
*Invariant subspaces of the LK representation of the braid group* - Monday, 20 September: Mid-semester break.
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- 27-30 September, University of Queensland, Brisbane
- Australian Mathematical Society meeting
- Friday, 1 October, 14:00-15:00, 213 Richard Berry
- Mike Hopkins (Harvard):
*The Kervaire invariant problem* - Monday, 4 October, 14:00-15:00, Old Arts Theatre B
- Antonio Lei (Monash):
*Iwasawa Theory for Modular Forms* - Monday, 11 October, 14:00-15:00, Old Arts Theatre B
- Henry Segerman (Melbourne):
*A generalisation of the deformation variety* - Tuesday, 12 October, 14:00-15:00, Redmond Barry 615
- Victor Ayala (Universidad Catolica del Norte):
*Differential Geometry Control Theory* - Tuesday, 12 October, 15:15-16:15, Old Arts Theatre B
- Andrew Hassell (ANU):
*Estimates on eigenfunctions at the boundary, and the ``Method of Particular Solutions'' for computing them* - 18-22 October, University of Adelaide
- Dirac Operators in Geometry, Topology, Representation Theory, and Physics
- Monday, 1 November, 14:00-15:00, 213 Richard Berry
- Peter O'Sullivan (ANU):
*Fibre bundles with reductive structure group over an algebraic variety* - Tuesday, 2 November, 14:00-15:00, 213 Richard Berry
- Tatsuya Tsukamoto (Osaka Institute of Technology):
*Simple ribbon moves and primeness of knots* - Monday, 8 November, 14:00-15:00, 215 Richard Berry
- Ben Burton (UQ):
*The Pachner graph and the simplification of 3-sphere triangulations* - Friday, 12 November, 14:00-15:00, Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry
- Kato Syu (Kyoto):
*On the character formula of generalized Springer representations* - Friday, 12 November, 15:30-16:30, Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry
- Narthana Epa
(Melbourne):
*An Introduction to 2-Groups* - Monday, 15 November, 14:00-15:00, 213 Richard Berry
- Anne Thomas (Sydney):
*Surface quotients of hyperbolic buildings* - Monday, 22 November, 14:00-15:00, 213 Richard Berry
- Tony Dooley (UNSW):
*Wrappings and heat kernels on compact symmetric spaces* - Monday, 22 November, 15:30-16:30, 213 Richard Berry
- Natalie Aisbett
(Melbourne):
*Shephard groups (Masters completion seminar)* - Monday, 29 November, 14:00-15:00, 215 Richard Berry
- Pedram Hekmati (Adelaide):
*Twisted K-theory, loop groups and their generalisations* - Tuesday, 30 November to Thursday, 2 December, Latrobe University
- Conference on Riemannian and differential geometry
- Wednesday, 29 November, 15:15-16:45, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Theatre
- James Jones (Melbourne):
*Characters of p-compact groups* - Monday, 13 December, 14:00-15:00, 213 Richard Berry
- Persi Diaconis (Stanford):
*Foulkes characters, descents and shuffling* - Friday, 17 December, 14:00-15:00, 213 Richard Berry
- Geordie Williamson (Oxford):
*Generators and relations for Soergel bimodules* - For seminars in 2011, please go here.