## Knots in Gdansk II

24 Kwiecień 2018

The conference will take place in Gdańsk on June 14-15 2018

## Participants

P. Bellingeri (main speaker) (Univ. Caen)

J. Kania-Bartoszyńska (plenary speaker) (NSF)

J. Przytycki (plenary speaker) (UG, UGW)

K. Putyra (plenary speaker) (Univ. of Zurich)

B. Biadasiewicz (UAM)

M. Borodzik (UW)

A. Cattabriga (Univ. of Bologna)

M. Cieplak (IF PAN)

P. Dąbrowski-Tumański (UW)

B. Gabrovšek (Univ. of Ljubljana)

K. Gajczyk (UW)

G. Gromadzki (UG)

M. Hałenda (UG)

M. Jabłonowski (UG)

P. Jedliczka (Czech Univ. of Life Sciences Prague)

B. Kamedulski (UG)

E. Kozłowka-Walania (UG)

M. Leśniak (UG)

R. Lutowski (UG)

M. Marchwicka (UAM)

P. Mizerka (UAM)

M. Mroczkowski (UG)

M. Niebrzydowski (UG)

K. Pawałowski (UAM)

A. Pilitowska (PW)

L. Płachta (AGH)

W. Politarczyk (UAM)

M. Rosicka (UG)

W. Rosicki (UG)

M. Silvero (Barcelona Grad. School of Math.)

M. Stukow (UG)

J. Sułkowska (UW)

P. Sułkowski (UW)

Z. Szafraniec (UG)

B. Szepietowski (UG)

P. Traczyk (UW)

E. Tyszkowska (UG)

A. Zamojska-Dzienio (PW)

A. Zastrow (UG)

## Talks

P. Bellingeri (main talk), *Lower central series, surface braid groups and permutations*

J. Kania-Bartoszyńska (plenary talk), *Structure of the Kauffman bracket skein algebra of a surface at roots of unity*

J. Przytycki (plenary talk), *Kauffman bracket skein modules and algebras*

K. Putyra (plenary talk), *Khovanov Rozansky homology of periodic links and their quotients*

A. Cattabriga, *Complexity of (non-orientable) Seifert fibre spaces*

M. Cieplak, *Dynamics of entangled proteins*

P. Dąbrowski-Tumański, *The APS-bracket – a topological tool to classify lasso proteins, RNAs and other tadpole-like structures*

B. Gabrovšek, *A Markov theorem for generalized plat decomposition*

K. Gajczyk, * Doubly negative cyclic index of diagrams of quasipositive links*

M. Jabłonowski, *Hard marked graph diagrams for knotted surfaces in the four space*

P. Jedliczka, *Subquandles of Affine Quandles*

B. Kamedulski, *Degree product formula in case of a finite group action*

M. Leśniak, *Generating the mapping class group of a nonorientable surface by crosscap transpositions*

M. Mroczkowski, *Arrow diagrams, hopf crossing number and congruences on links in S^3*

A. Pilitowska, *Left-distributive (involutive) biracks*

L. Plachta, *Configuration spaces of thick particles in a rectangle*

W. Politarczyk, *Twisted Blanchfield pairings and twisted signatures*

W. Rosicki, *Cocycle invariants of codimension 2 embeddings of manifolds*

M. Silvero, *Khovanov homology from semisimplicial sets*

J. Sułkowska, *New methods for studying knots, lassos and links in proteins*

P. Sułkowski, *Knots, quivers, and lattice paths*

A. Zamojska-Dzienio, *Reductive medial quandles*

## Schedule

**Thursday, 14th June 2018**

**Auditorium 2**

9:00-10:00 P. Bellingeri

10:15-10:55 K. Putyra

10:55-11:30 Coffee break (Bar)

**Room 209**

11:30-11:50 A. Cattabriga

12:00-12:20 M. Silvero

12:30-12:50 M. Jabłonowski

13:00-13:20 W. Politarczyk

13:20- 14:30 Lunch break (Bar)

14:30-14:50 M. Mroczkowski

15:00-15:20 M. Cieplak

15:30-15:50 M. Leśniak

16:00- 16:20 P. Dąbrowski-Tumański

18:00 Conference Dinner (Restaurant „Piaskownica” – Sopot Kamienny Potok)

**Friday, 15th June 2018**

**Auditorium 2**

9:00- 9:40 J.H.Przytycki

9:55-10:35 J. Kania-Bartoszyńska

10:35-11:10 Coffee break (Bar)

**Room 209**

11:10-11:30 P. Sułkowski

11:40-12:00 B. Gabrovšek

12:10-12:30 K. Gajczyk

12:40-13:00 J. Sułkowska

13:10-13:30 B. Kamedulski

13:30- 14:40 Lunch break (Bar)

14:40-15:00 A. Zamojska-Dzienio

15:10-15:30 A. Pilitowska

15:40-16:00 P. Jedliczka

16:10-16:30 L. Plachta

16:40-17:00 W. Rosicki

## Meeting place

Institute of Mathematics, University of Gdańsk

ul. Wita Stwosza 57, Gdańsk

## Organizers

Witold Rosicki, Józef H. Przytycki, Grzegorz Gromadzki, Michał Jabłonowski, Maciej Mroczkowski, Maciej Niebrzydowski

## Contact

Witold Rosicki: wrosicki@mat.ug.edu.pl