# Introductory School

Dates: May 4-8, 2015

Venue: HIM lecture hall, Poppelsdorfer Allee 45

Organizers: Søren Galatius, Haynes Miller, Stefan Schwede, Peter Teichner

This school provided an introduction to some of the main topics of the trimester program; the lectures were mainly directed at graduate students and postdocs.

The following speakers gave a sequence of lectures, which were complemented by daily problem and discussion sessions.

- David Ayala: Factorization homology
- Oscar Randal-Williams: Moduli spaces of manifolds
- Stefan Schwede: Global equivariant homotopy theory
- Peter Teichner: Ring spectra from geometric field theories