Summer Conference on General Topology and its Applications

July 26 - 29, 2011

The City College of New York, CUNY
New York, New York, USA


SCHEDULE OF EVENTS: Click here for schedule

      You are cordially invited to attend the 26th Summer Conference on General Topology and its Applications, which will be held July 26-29, 2011, at The City College of New York (CUNY). The first Conference talk will begin about 9am July 26, and the last will be mid-late afternoon, July 29. There will be a welcome party the evening of July 25; look at this web site for details as they become known.

      The Conference will have seven plenary invited talks, 25-minute invited and contributed talks in parallel sessions, and workshops in Set Theoretic Topology and in Dynamical Systems.


Marcy Barge (University of Montana)
Gary Gruenhage (Auburn University)
Steven Hurder (University of Illinois at Chicago)
Michael Mislove (Tulane University, New Orleans)
Jose Orihuela (University of Murcia, Spain)
Mikhail Tkachenko (UAM, Mexico City)
Scott W. Williams (SUNY at Buffalo)


Dynamics and Applications, led by Ethan Akin (CCNY)
Set-theoretic Topology, led by Franklin Tall (University of Toronto)


      All areas of topology-related mathematics will be covered, especially general/set theoretic topology, continuum theory, geometric topology, asymmetric topology, and applications of topology to other areas of mathematics and the sciences.


Set-Theoretic Topology: Alan Dow (University of North Carolina, Charlotte, chair), Raushan Bouziakova (University of North Carolina, Greensboro), and Peter Nyikos (University of South Carolina).

Dynamics and Applications: Krystyna Kuperberg (Auburn University, chair), Judy Kennedy (University of Delaware), and Roman Srzednicki (Jagiellonian University, Krakow).

Asymmetric Topology: Ralph Kopperman (CCNY, chair), Tom Richmond (Western Kentucky University), Filiz Yildiz (Hacetteppe University, Ankara, Turkey).

Topological Methods in Functional Analysis: Aaron Todd (Baruch College, CUNY, chair), Bernardo Cascales (University of Murcia, Spain), and Jerzy Kakol (A. Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland).

Topological Groups and Semigroups: Salvador Hernandez (UJI, Castellon, Spain, chair), Wistar Comfort (Wesleyan University, Middletown), and Javier Trigos (California State University, Bakersfield).


      You are encouraged to contribute a 25-minute talk at the Conference.

     There will also be poster sessions for extended abstracts.


Ralph Kopperman (City College, CUNY)
Susan Andima (CW Post College, LIU)
Gerald Itzkowitz (Queens College, CUNY)
Francis Jordan (Queensboro Community College, CUNY)
Prabudh Misra (College of Staten Island, CUNY)
Homeira Pajoohesh (Medgar Evers College, CUNY)
Strashimir Popvassilev (City College, CUNY)
Aaron Todd (Baruch College, CUNY)


      Preregistration fees are due June 30. After this date, you can register at a somewhat higher cost.

      Abstracts are due June 30. Please submit these through our link to Topology Atlas.

     Applications for financial aid are due July 10. Please submit these through our link below.


     Limited funds (up to $500-$700 per person) may be available for conference attendees who need support for part of their expenses. To apply for support, download, save, and complete our form as instructed. Completed forms must be submitted by July 10.

Download Financial Support Form

     We will review all applications, and you will be informed of the decision as soon as possible.


     Conference registration may be completed online. When you use the website link below to pay for registration, you should receive an email report of the transaction. If you don't, please contact me by email at .

     Register at: .

     Here is a link to a list of hotels, dorms, and hostels within the general vicinity of the conference or at locations convenient to public transportation. click here.

      Here are two useful hotel search web sites:,


      For directions to City College from local airports, train and bus stations, and subways, see CCNYdirections.

      For walking directions to the North Academic Complex (NAC) from the 137th Street subway station, follow this link: Click here .

      Following is a link to a local map showing the general area for walking in the City College vicinity: Click here .

     For conference attendees staying at "The Towers" dorms, here is a link to walking directions (and a local map) from the 137th Street subway station and from the CCNY North Academic Campus: Click here .

     Members of the Organizing Committee have made recommendations for ways to spend free time in Manhattan. Many cost little to nothing. Here is a link: Click here .

      For links to some of New York City's travel and tourism sites, which list hotels, restaurants, and events, you may access

     For general information about City College of New York, you may access .

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