32nd Summer Conference on Topology and Its Applications

32nd Summer Conference on Topology and Its Applications

The 32nd Summer Conference on Topology and its Applications took place June 27 – 30, 2017 at the University of Dayton in Dayton, Ohio, USA. The conference featured five sessions, each with a plenary speaker and two semi-plenary speakers. Additional plenary speakers included the recipient of the 2016 Mary Ellen Rudin Young Researchers Award.

For information about the plenary speakers, semi-plenary speakers and contributed talks at the conference, use the Presentations link on the left of this page.


  • Topology + Algebra and Analysis
    Co-Chairs: Salvador Hernadez, Gabor Lukacs, and Frederic Mynard
  • Topology + Asymmetric Structures
    Co-chairs: Michael Bukatin, Ralph Kopperman and Olivier Olela Otafudu
  • Topology + Dynamics and Continuum Theory
    Co-Chairs: Lori Alvin and Jonathan Meddaugh
  • Topology + Foundations
    Co-Chairs: Alan Dow and John (Ted) Porter
  • Topology + Geometry
    Co-Chairs: Pallavi Dani and Max Forester


Invited Speakers:
  • Ian Biringer, Boston College
  • Jan Boronski, AGH Krakow & IT4Innovations Ostrava
  • Isabel Garrido, Universidad Complutense Madrid
  • Helge Glockner, Paderborn University
  • Eriko Hironaka, Florida State
  • Karl H. Hofmann, Technische Universitaet Darmstadt and Tulane University, New Orleans
  • Jen Hom, Georgia Tech
  • Jean Lafont, The Ohio State University
  • Olga Lukina, University of Illinois, Chicago
  • Kathryn Mann, University of California, Berkeley (2016 Mary Ellen Rudin Award winner)
  • Paul McKenney, Miami University 
  • Michael Mislove, Tulane University
  • Janusz Prajs, California State University, Sacramento
  • Tom Richmond, Western Kentucky University
  • Reynaldo Rojas-Hernandez, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
  • Walter Tholen, York University
  • Vladimir Tkachuk, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana
  • Ted Porter (Murray State University): Monotone Covering Properties*
  • Dikran Dikranjan (Udine University): Entropy in Topological Groups



University of Dayton Organizing Committee:
  • Jon Brown
  • Joe Mashburn
  • Vicki Withrow
  • Lynne Yengulalp
Scientific Committee:
  • Natalie Frank, Vassar College
  • Gary Gruenhage, Auburn University
  • Ralph Kopperman, The City College of New York
  • Krystyna Kuperberg, Auburn University
  • Vladimir Tkachuk, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana
The National Science Foundation

This conference is made possible partly through NSF funding.

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Department of Mathematics

Science Center
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2316