Final Announcement

16th Chico Topology Conference &

60th Cascade Topology Seminar

May 4-6, 2018     CSU, Chico, California


Abstracts and Schedule

Invited Speakers:


·      Marion Campisi (San Jose State University)

Distortion and the bridge distance of knots


·      Wlodzimierz Charatonik (Missouri University of Science and Technology)

Universal Continua


·      Hyoungjun Kim (Ewha Womans University)

Ropelength of (n,2)-torus knots with supercoil structure


·      Terry Gannon (University of Alberta)

Modular tensor categories and the search for the exotic


·      Danielle O’Donnol (Indiana University)

Planar Legendrian Graphs


·      Candice Price (University of San Diego):

Unravelling Biochemistry Mysteries: Knot Theory Applied to Biochemistry


·      Matt Rathbun (CSU, Fullerton):

Hyperbolic manifolds containing high topological index surfaces


·      Ed Tymchatyn (University of Saskatchewan):

Cell Structures


Information about travel and lodging (click here).


Registration: There is no registration fee, but for planning purposes, please let Thomas know if you are coming.


Organizer: Thomas Mattman (


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