### Winter School on Volume Conjecture, Chern-Simons Theory and Knot Contact Homology

#### [IBS-CGP Conference]

#### December 14 – 18, 2015

#### Math. Bldg. #404

#### Organizers

Jaigyoung Choe (Professor, Korea Institute for Advanced Study)

Seonhwa Kim (IBS Center for Geometry and Physics)

Yong-Geun Oh (IBS Center for Geometry and Physics, POSTECH)

#### Invited Lecturers

Tobias Ekholm (Uppsala University)*

Stavros Garoufalidis (Georgia Institute of Technology)*

Sergei Gukov (California Institute of Technology)*

Rinat Kashaev (Université de Genève)*

* to be confirmed

#### Talk(s)

- Knot contact homology and higher genus curves
- 14:00 – 15:30, 2015-12-18 at Math. Bldg. #404
- Tobias Ekholm (Uppsala University)

- Asymptotics of quantum invariants. III
- 10:00 – 11:30, 2015-12-18 at Math. Bldg. #404
- Stavros Garoufalidis (Georgia Institute of Technology)

- Chern-Simons theory, open topological strings, and augmentations
- 16:00 – 17:30, 2015-12-17 at Math. Bldg. #404
- Tobias Ekholm (Uppsala University)

- Quantum Teichmuller theory and TQFT III
- 14:00 – 15:30, 2015-12-17 at Math. Bldg. #404
- Rinat Kashaev (Université de Genève)

- Volume conjecture as a simple quantization problem: its generalization and categorification III
- 10:00 – 12:00, 2015-12-17 at Math. Bldg. #404
- Sergei Gukov (California Institute of Technology)

- Asymptotics of quantum invariants. II
- 10:00 – 12:00, 2015-12-16 at Math. Bldg. #404
- Stavros Garoufalidis (Georgia Institute of Technology)

- Quantum Teichmuller theory and TQFT II
- 16:00 – 17:30, 2015-12-15 at Math. Bldg. #404
- Rinat Kashaev (Université de Genève)

- Volume conjecture as a simple quantization problem: its generalization and categorification II
- 14:00 – 15:30, 2015-12-15 at Math. Bldg. #404
- Sergei Gukov (California Institute of Technology)

- Knot contact homology - definition and calculation
- 10:00 – 12:00, 2015-12-15 at Math. Bldg. #404
- Tobias Ekholm (Uppsala University)

- Volume conjecture as a simple quantization problem: its generalization and categorification I
- 16:00 – 17:30, 2015-12-14 at Math. Bldg. #404
- Sergei Gukov (California Institute of Technology)

- Asymptotics of quantum invariants. I
- 14:00 – 15:30, 2015-12-14 at Math. Bldg. #404
- Stavros Garoufalidis (Georgia Institute of Technology)

- Quantum Teichmuller theory and TQFT I
- 10:00 – 12:00, 2015-12-14 at Math. Bldg. #404
- Rinat Kashaev (Université de Genève)

#### Registration

Online registration is not available.

#### External Link

#### Contacts

- IBS-CGP Workshop (workshop@ibs.re.kr)