About the conference

The Great Lakes Geometry Conference is a well established conference series held annually in the Great Lakes region, rotating among different universities. The aim of this conference series is to bring together distinguished speakers in a variety of areas in geometry, topology and mathematical physics.

Date, time, and location

The Great Lakes Geometry Conference will be held at the University of Notre Dame on Saturday, April 26 and Sunday, April 27, 2014. The talks will be held in 127 Hayes-Healy. The first talk will start at 9:30am on Saturday and the last talk will finish by 1:00pm on Sunday.

Registration will start on Saturday morning at 8:45am, in the Mathematics Common Room, 257 Hurley (this is the building connected to Hayes-Healy). The participants are also asked to register in advance electronically on the Registration page.


We hope to be able to support graduate students and recent Ph.D.s interested in participating. Please indicate your request for funding when registering. Women and members of other under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

Funding for the conference is provided by the NSF and the Mathematics Department at Notre Dame.

Invited Speakers

Mohammed Abouzaid

Columbia University

Matthew Hedden

Michigan State University

Laszlo Lempert

Purdue University

Aaron Naber

Northwestern University

Tim Perutz

University of Texas at Austin

Natasa Sesum

Rutgers University


Karsten Grove
Liviu Nicolaescu
Gabor Szekelyhidi

Contact: gszekely@nd.edu