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A full listing of abstracts is available here.

### Plenary and Semi-Plenary: Expand All Back to Top

**Dror Bar-Natan, University of Toronto**Cars, Interchanges, Traffic Counters, and a Pretty Darned Good Knot Invariant

*[In person]*

**Hector Barriga-Acosta, University of North Carolina at Charlotte**Convergent sequences, elementary submodels, forcing extensions

*[In person]*

**Dana Bartošová, University of Florida**Ramsey properties in ultraproducts of finite structures

*[In person]*

**Jeffrey Bergfalk, University of Vienna**Cross-pollinations of set theory and algebraic topology

*[Remote]*

**Noel Brady, University of Oklahoma**Filling functions of groups

*[Remote]*

**Lvzhou Chen, University of Texas at Austin**The Kervaire conjecture and the minimal complexity of surfaces

*[in person]*

**Jernej Činč, AGH University of Science and Technology Krakow & University of Ostrava**From one dimensional Lebesgue measure-preserving maps to the pseudo-arc

*[In person]*

**James Farre, Yale University**Long curves and random hyperbolic surfaces

*[In person]*

**Michael Hrusak, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico**Convergence in topological groups

*[Remote]*

**Alejandro Illanes, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México**Problems on continua and hyperspaces, solutions and more questions

*[In person]*

**Kasia Jankiewicz, University of California Santa Cruz**Boundary rigidity of lattices in product of trees

*[In person]*

**Tamara Kucherenko, City University New York**Katok’s flexibility paradigm and its realization in symbolic dynamics

*[In person]*

**Daria Michalik, Jan Kochanowski University**On the problem of uniqueness for some topological structures

*[In person]*

**Emily Stark, Wesleyan University**Graphically discrete groups and rigidity

*[In person]*

**Benjamin Vejnar, Charles university**Simplicity of some natural equivalence relations on compact metric spaces

*[In person]*

**Jennifer Wilson, University of Michigan**The high-degree rational cohomology of the special linear group

*[In person]*

### Continuum Theory: Expand All Back to Top

**Hussam Abobaker, Virginia Tech University**Open diameter maps on suspensions

*[In person]*

**Iztok Banic, University of Maribor**Mappings of inverse limits revisited revisited

*[in person]*

**Javier Camargo, Universidad Industrial de Santander**On the hyperspace of nonblockers of \( F_1(X)\)

*[Remote]*

**Goran Erceg, University of Split, Croatia**Closed sets with non-zero entropy that generate no periodic points II

*[In person]*

**Magdalena Foryś-Krawiec, AGH University of Science and Technology**Dendrites and measures with discrete spectrum

*[Remote]*

**Hugo Adrian Maldonado Garcia, UNAM**Complexity of \( \eta\)-od-like continua.

*[Remote]*

**Sina Greenwood, University of Auckland**A characterization of a map whose inverse limit is an arc

*[Remote]*

**Logan Hoehn, Nipissing University**Combinatorial folding maps

*[Remote]*

**Carlos Islas, Universidad Autónoma de la Ciudad de México**Taming closed subsets of the Cantor Fence

*[In person]*

**James Kelly, Christopher Newport University**The inverse limit property for subcontinua of inverse limits of set-valued functions

*[In person]*

**Judy Kennedy, Lamar University**Closed sets with non-zero entropy that generate no periodic points I

*[in person]*

**Curtis Kent, Brigham Young University**Splittings of the homology of Peano continua

*[in person]*

**Pawel Krupski, Wroclaw University of Science and Technology**Complexity of homogeneous continua

*[Remote]*

**David Lipham, Auburn University at Montgomery**Line-free subgroups of \( \ell^2\) in complex dynamics

*[Remote]*

**Sergio Macias, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico**On Bellamy’s Set Function \( \Gamma\)

*[remote]*

**Verónica Martínez de la Vega, UNAM**Some answers to problems on Hyperspaces of Subcontinua

*[Remote]*

**David Maya, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México**Making holes in the hyperspace of subcontinua of a continuum having property \( (b)\)

*[Remote]*

**Ulises Morales-Fuentes, State University of Morelos**Graphs Have Unique Quotient Hyperspace \( \mathcal{C}^n_1(X)\)

*[Remote]*

**Patricia Pellicer-Covarrubias, UNAM**The hyperspace of totally disconnected sets

*[Remote]*

**Felix Capulin Perez, UNAM**Generalized inverse limits and the Cantor set

*[Remote]*

**Pavel Pyrih, Charles University**On break points in Continuum theory

*[Remote]*

**Robert Roe, Missouri University of Science & Technology**Projective Fraïssé limits of trees

*[Remote]*

**Cristina Villanueva Segovia, Faculty of Sciences, National Autonomous University of Mexico**Generalizations of the inscribed square problem

*[Remote]*

**Lauren Wickman, University of Florida**Projective Fraïssé Classes to Approximate Knaster Continua and Solenoids

*[In person]*

### Dynamical Systems: Expand All Back to Top

**Lori Alvin, Furman University**Characterizing Endpoints in Set-Valued Inverse Limits

*[In person]*

**Gianni Arioli, Politecnico di Milano – Italy**Some reversing orbits for a rattleback model

*[in person]*

**E. Cabral Balreira, Trinity University**Geometric Ideas on Injectivity applied to Discrete Dynamics.

*[Remotely]*

**Jasmine Bhullar, University of Houston**Equilibrium states and \( \overline{d}\)-continuity beyond subshifts of finite type

*[In person]*

**Emma D’Aniello, Università degli Studi della Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli”**Some dynamical properties of linear operators

*[Remotely]*

**Akshat Das, University of Houston**An adelic version of the three gap theorem

*[In person]*

**Roberto De Leo, Howard University**The graph of the logistic map is a tower

*[Remote]*

**Saber Elaydi, Trinity University**The topological and dynamical structure of the \(\omega\)-limit set of a non-automous dynamical system

*[In person]*

**Magdalena Foryś-Krawiec, AGH University of Science and Technology**Dendrites and measures with discrete spectrum

*[Remotely]*

**Faiz Imam, BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad Campus, India.**Periodicity of automorphisms on one dimensional solenoids

*[Remotely]*

**Olena Karpel, AGH University of Science and Technology**Bratteli diagrams and their generalizations

*[Remotely]*

**Przemysław Kucharski, AGH University of Science and Technology**Orientation preserving Lozi mappings

*[Remotely]*

**Kristijan Kilassa Kvaternik, University of Zagreb**The Zero Entropy Locus for the Lozi Maps

*[In person]*

**Krystyna Kuperberg, Auburn University**Movability of one-dimensional invariant continua in flows

*[remotely]*

**Scott Lewis, Utah Valley University**Exploring Dynamics in Thermoacoustic Coupled Resonators

*[In person]*

**Michal Misiurewicz, IUPUI**The real teapot

*[In person]*

**Piotr Minc, Auburn University**On conjugacy between natural extensions of 1-dimensional maps

*[remotely]*

**Hamid Naderiyan, University of North Texas**Obtaining asymptotic formula for orbit counting in conformal dynamical systems

*[In person]*

**Olivier Olela Otafudu, School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences North-West University, Potchefstroom Campus, Potchefstroom 2520, South Africa**On entropies in quasi-metric spaces

*[in person]*

**Sonja Štimac, University of Zagreb**Dynamical classification of the Lozi maps

*[In person]*

**Andrew Torok, University of Houston**Stable laws for random dynamical systems

*[In person]*

### Geometric Group Theory: Expand All Back to Top

**Yu-Chan Chang, Oxford College of Emory University**Bestvina–Brady Groups that are not right-angled Artin groups.

*[Remote]*

**Tamunonye Cheetham-West, Rice University**A closed, fibered hyperbolic 3-manifold determined by its finite quotients

*[In person]*

**Arman Darbinyan, Texas A&M**Some computability properties of left-orderable groups and their subgroups

*[Remote]*

**George Domat, University of Utah**Graph Analogues of Big Mapping Class Groups: Coarse Geometry

*[In person]*

**Andy Jarnevic, Vanderbilt**The Geometry of Subgroup Embeddings and Asymptotic Cones

*[In person]*

**Rose Kaplan-Kelly, Temple University**Right-angled links in thickened surfaces

*[Remote]*

**Khanh Le, Temple University**Totally geodesic surfaces in hyperbolic knot complements

*[Remote]*

**Ivan Levcovitz, Tufts University**Counting lattices in products of trees

*[Remote]*

**Daniel Levitin, University of Wisconsin, Madison**Metric Spaces of Arbitrary Finitely-Generated Scaling Group

*[In person]*

**Rylee Alanza Lyman, Rutgers Universityâ€“Newark**CTs for Free Products

*[Remote]*

**Filippo Mazzoli, University of Virginia**Pleated surfaces for SO(2,n)-maximal representations

*[Remote]*

**Josiah Oh, The Ohio State University**QI rigidity of lattice products

*[Remote]*

**Alexander J. Rasmussen, University of Utah**Hyperbolic actions of metabelian groups

*[In person]*

**Jacob Russell, Rice University**Regular languages and growth in Morse local-to-global groups

*[In person]*

**Anschel Schaffer-Cohen, University of Pennsylvania and Temple University**Graphs of curves and arcs quasi-isometric to big mapping class groups

*[Remote]*

**Donggyun Seo, Seoul National University**Rational stable translation lengths of right-angled Artin groups

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**Ignat Soroko, Florida State University**Divergence in Coxeter groups

*[In person]*

**Ryan Spitler, Rice University**Profinitely Rigid Seifert Fibered Spaces and Grothendieck’s Problem

*[In person]*

**Joseph Wells, Virginia Tech**Geometry of the Deligne–Mostow lattices in \(\rm{SU}(3,1)\)

*[In person]*

**Chenxi Wu, UW Madison**Homology directions and translation length on sphere complex

*[Remote]*

**Andrew Yarmola, Princeton University**A 3-manifold invariant for collections of closed curves on surfaces

*[In person]*

### Geometric Topology: Expand All Back to Top

**Sarah Blackwell, University of Georgia**Group Trisections and Smoothly Knotted Surfaces

*[In person]*

**Corey Bregman, University of Southern Maine**The normal growth exponent of a codimension-1 hypersurface of a negatively curved manifold

*[In person]*

**Tommaso Cremaschi, University of Southern California**Volume of a random geodesic lift

*[In person]*

**George Domat, University of Utah**Big Pure Mapping Class Groups are Never Perfect

*[In person]*

**Ethan Farber, Boston College**A Farey tree structure on a family of pseudo-Anosov braids

*[remotely]*

**Nir Gadish, University of Michigan**Tropical moduli spaces and configurations on graphs

*[In person]*

**Craig Guilbault, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee**Generalized group boundaries with applications

*[Remotely]*

**Joshua Howie, University of California, Davis**Geography of spanning surfaces

*[In person]*

**Ying Hu, University of Nebraska Omaha**Slope detection and toroidal 3-manifolds

*[in person]*

**Alexander Kolpakov, University of Neuchâtel**Subspace stabilisers in hyperbolic lattices

*[remotely]*

**Seraphina Eun Bi Lee, University of Chicago**Finite-order mapping classes of del Pezzo surfaces

*[In person]*

**Christopher J Leininger, Rice University**Purely pseudo-Anosov subgroups of fibered 3-manifold groups

*[In person]*

**Geunho Lim, University of California, Santa Barbara**Cheeger-Gromov \( \rho\)-invariant and Cha inequality

*[Remotely]*

**Giuseppe Martone, University of Michigan**Counting for cusped Hitchin representations

*[In person]*

**Daniel Minahan, Georgia Tech**The homotopy type of the complex of separating curves

*[In person]*

**Andrew Newman, Carnegie Mellon University**Topology and geometry of random 2-dimensional hypertrees

*[In person]*

**Leonard R. Rubin, University of Oklahoma**Morita Conditions, Direct Systems, and Extension Theory

*[In person]*

**Nick Salter, Notre Dame**Totally symmetric sets and the representation theory of mapping class groups

*[In person]*

**Roberta Shapiro, Georgia Tech**An Alexander method for infinite-type surfaces

*[In person]*

**Tina Torkaman, Harvard University**Intersection points on Hyperbolic surfaces

*[In person]*

**Jane Wang, Indiana University Bloomington**The topology of the moduli spaces of dilation surfaces

*[In person]*

**Theodore Weisman, University of Texas at Austin**Extended geometrically finite representations

*[In person]*

**Ka Ho Wong, Texas A&M University**Adjoint twisted Reidemeister torsion of fundamental shadow link complements and its application

*[In person]*

### Set-Theoretic Topology: Expand All Back to Top

**Khulod Almontashery, York University**Semi-proximal Spaces and Normality

*[In person]*

**Will Brian, University of North Carolina at Charlotte**Partitions of the real line

*[In person]*

**Maxim R. Burke, University of Prince Edward Island**Analytic order-isomorphisms of countable dense subsets of the unit circle

*[Remotely]*

**Steven Clontz, University of South Alabama**Counting the Uncountable, or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Elementary Submodels

*[In person]*

**Christopher Caruvana, Indiana University Kokomo**Selection Games with Continuous Functions

*[Remotely]*

**Natasha Dobrinen, University of Denver**A class of homogeneous structures for which all Borel sets are Ramsey

*[Remotely]*

**Alan Dow, UNC Charlotte (Mathematics)**Remote Points

*[Remotely]*

**Vera Fischer, University of Vienna**Partition forcing and independent families

*[Remotely]*

**Paul Gartside, University of Pittsburgh**Discrete Generators

*[Remotely]*

**Ivan S. Gotchev, Central Connecticut State University**One more improvement of the cardinal inequality of Hajnal and Juhász

*[Remotely]*

**Clovis Hamel, University of Toronto**Applications of \( C_p\)-theory to the definability of pathological Banach spaces in Model Theory

*[Remotely]*

**K. P. Hart, TU Delft**A zero-dimensional F-space that is not strongly zero-dimensional

*[Remotely]*

**Jared Holshouser, Norwich University**Translation for a Star Selection Game on the Pixley-Roy Hyperspace

*[Remotely]*

**Akira Iwasa, Howard College**Connectedness and forcing

*[Remotely]*

**John Krueger, University of North Texas**Suslin tree preservation and club isomorphisms

*[Remotely]*

**Mansouri, Mai, King Abdulaziz University**Results about P-normality

*[remotely]*

**Peter Nyikos, University of South Carolina**Sub-Ostaszewski spaces, normal and otherwise

*[Remotely]*

**Vladimir Tkachuk, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana de Mexico**On the complement of diagonal, its functional countability and Corson compact spaces

*[remotely]*