Symplectic 4-Manifolds and Algebraic Surfaces
Cetraro (Cosenza)   
September, 2-10, 2003

Course directors:

Prof. Fabrizio Catanese (Bayeruth Univ.)  
Prof. Gang Tian, M.I.T. (Boston)  

  Deadline moved
  to May 10

Course schedule


Prof. B. Siebert and
prof. Gang Tian

Univ. Bochum and M.I.T.
Pseudo holomorphic curves and
symplectic isotopy. (8 hours)

Prof. M. Manetti
Univ. Roma "La Sapienza"
Smoothing of singularities and deformation
and differentiable type of surfaces. (5 hours)

Proff. D. Auroux and

M.I.T. (USA) and
Cambridge University (GB)
Lefschetz pencils, branched covers and
symplectic invariants. (8 hours)

Prof. P. Seidel
Imperial College, London
Lagrangian spheres and Dehn twists
in dimension 4. (5 hours)

Prof. F. Catanese
Bayreuth Univ.
Classification and Deformation types of complex
and real manifolds. (5 hours)

CIME activity is supported by Ministero degli Affari Esteri - Direzione Generale per la Promozione e la Cooperazione - Ufficio V, M.U.R.S.T., and INdAM.