Homotopy Theory and Higher Categories

AMS Special Session January 7-8, 2009 at the

Joint Mathematics Meeting in Washington, DC, January 5-8, 2009

Date, Time, and Location

This Special Session at the 2009 Joint Mathematics Meeting will have three parts:
I. Wednesday, January 7, 2009, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m., Virginia Suite B, Lobby Level, Marriott
II. Wednesday, January 7, 2009, 1:00 p.m.-5:50 p.m., Virginia Suite C, Lobby Level, Marriott
III. Thursday, January 8, 2009, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m., Virginia Suite C, Lobby Level, Marriott


Maia Averett, Mills College, Slides
John Baez, University of California at Riverside
Martin Bendersky, Hunter College CUNY, Slides
Julie Bergner, University of California at Riverside
Thomas M. Fiore, University of Chicago, Slides
Mike Hill, University of Virginia
Niles Johnson, University of Chicago, Slides
Valentina Joukhovitski, University of Michigan
Bill Kronholm, Swarthmore College
Aaron Leeman, University of Oregon
Xiaoxue Li, Emory and Henry College, Slides in PowerPoint
Peter May, University of Chicago
Jack Morava, Johns Hopkins University
Son Phuc Nguyen, Wayne State University
Kyle Ormsby, University of Michigan, Slides
Paul Pearson, University of Rochester
David Pengelley, New Mexico State University
Daniel Ramras, Vanderbilt University
Rekha Santhanam, Johns Hopkins University
Armira Shkembi, Wayne State University
Michael Shulman, University of Chicago, Slides
Barry Walker, Northwestern University, Slides


Schedule on AMS Site or Schedule in a pdf File

Dinner at 6:30, Wednesday, January 7th

Nam Viet Restaurant
3419 Connecticut Avenue, N.W.
Washington D.C. 20008
The restaurant is approximately 9/10 of a mile north along Connecticut Ave, right outside Cleveland Park Station.
This restaurant has meat dishes and vegetarian dishes, click the link to see the menu.
Note that there are two locations, we will be at the one in Washington next to Cleveland Park Station.

Joint Meeting Website

This link to the Joint Meeting Website has information about invited addresses, housing, registration, etc.


Photo 1, Photo 2, (There were many more participants than just the distinguished guests in these photos!)


Comments and questions about this website should be addressed to Thomas M. Fiore.