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June 28, 2014

Kan Extension Seminar Talks at CT2014

Posted by Emily Riehl

The International Category Theory Conference will take place this coming week, Sunday June 29 - Saturday July 4th, in (old) Cambridge. To those readers who will be in attendance, I hope you’ll stop by to visit the Kan Extension Seminar, which will present a series of eight 15-minute expository talks this coming Sunday (June 29) at Winstanley Lecture Theatre in Trinity College.

We will have tea starting at 2pm with the first talks to commence at 2:30. There will be a short break around 3:50pm with the second series of talks to begin at 4:10. The talks should finish around 5:30, at which point we will walk together to the welcome reception for the CT.

Please join us! We have a fantastic line-up of talks that promise to be interesting and yet understandable with very little assumed background. I’ve listed the speakers and titles below the break. Abstracts and more information can be found here.


  • Fosco Loregian - For the sake of well-completeness
  • Tom Avery - The Cauchy completion is the Cauchy completion
  • Alexander Campbell - An Exegesis of Yoneda Structures
  • Sean Moss - On “On a topological topos”


  • Christina Vasilakopoulou - Comma-objects in 2-categories
  • Tim Campion - D-Accessible Categories and Free Colimit Completions
  • Alex Corner - Coherence for categorical structures
  • Clive Newstead - Overview of Lawvere’s ETCS

Please don’t hesitate to get in touch with questions. I hope to see you there!

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Re: Kan Extension Seminar Talks at CT2014

So how did it go? I couldn’t be there, alas.

Posted by: John Baez on July 10, 2014 7:35 AM | Permalink | Reply to this

Re: Kan Extension Seminar Talks at CT2014

It was a lot of fun and all of the talks were really great, with a rather large audience as well. I certainly enjoyed giving my talk!

Posted by: Alex Corner on July 10, 2014 10:26 AM | Permalink | Reply to this

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