Monday, 03 July 2017 11:37

4th Russian-Chinese Conference on Knot Theory and Related Topics - 2017



5, 2-nd Baumanskaya Street, Moscow, 105005 Russia


International Conference

4th Russian-Chinese Conference on Knot Theory and Related Topics - 2017

Monday 3 July – Friday 7 July 2017



  Dear Colleague,

  From Monday July 3 to Friday, July 7, 2017, at the Bauman Moscow State Technical University is the 4th Russian-Chinese Conference on Knot Theory and Related Topics.  


  The Conference Program of the RCCKT-2017 will include papers dealing with the following major themes:

•   Invariants of knots and braids

•   Finite order invariants

•   Knot homology

•   Legendrian knots and contact geometry

•   Virtual knot and braid theory

•   Recognition of 3-manifolds

•   Parity in knot theory

•   Problems in higher-dimensional topology


   View / Download: General Programme of RCCKT-2017 (.pdf)




WangShicheng (Peking University, China)

Title: Mapping degrees andvirtually positive representation volumes.


S. Carter (University of South Alabama, USA)

Title:Foams, Polytopes, Abstract Tensors, and Homology


Wu Jie (National University of Singapore, Singapore)

Title: Homotopy Aspects of Braids and Links


S. Kamada (Osaka City University, Japan)

Title: Doodles on surfaces


V.O. Manturov (BMSTU, Russia)

Title: Algebra, topology and geometry of G_{n}^{k} groups


A.Yu. Vesnin (Novosibirsk State University, Russia)

Title: Decomposition of knot complements in right-angled polyhedra


L.H. Kauffman (University of Illinois at Chicago, USA)

Title: Introduction to Knots, Knotoids and Detecting the UnKnot




Zhiqing Yang Enhanced brackets

A. Vesnin Decomposition of knot complements into right-angled polyhedra

O. Frolkina Uncountable families of pairwise disjoint inequivalent wild ?-disks in R? 

A. Lightfoot On classifying link maps in the four-sphere

L. Kauffman Knotoids and virtual knot theory 

N. Kamada Invariants of virtual doodles

S. Kamada Doodles on surfaces

Wu Jie Homotopy aspects of braids and links

D. Fedoseev Parities on 2-knots and 2-links 

I. Nikonov On universal parity of free 2-knots

Y. Bae Homotopy Groups of Certain Finite Quandles

S. Kim A generalization of the Conway algebra and polynomial invariants

Zhiyun Cheng The chord index and its applications

V. Manturov Algebra, topology and geometry of groups ??? 

S. Carter Foams, polytopes, abstract tensors, and homology 

K. Gotin Representations of the virtual braid groups the rook algebras

D. Ilyutko, A. Trofimova 2-Colored diagrams of knots: moves, realizability and invariants

S. Melikhov Self ?2-equivalence of links in ?3 via invariants of link maps in ?4

A. Shishanin Nambu bracket and sigma-models

Jiajun Wang Equivalence of nice Heegaard diagrams and combinatorial Floer homology

Xuezhi Zhao Finite abelian group actions on surfaces 

V. Leksin Three-points Kontsevich integral for braids

Li Fengling 3-manifold invariants derived from the intersecting kernels 

Ping Li On the uniqueness of the complex projective spaces

I. Korepanov Hexagon relations and their cohomologies 

Y. Liu Representation volume and higher dimensional geometries

D. Fedoseev, V. Manturov Parity and Cobordisms of Virtual Knots

N. Abrosimov Hyperbolic structure on the figure-eight knot with a bridge 

W. Rushworth The odd writhe is an obstruction to sliceness

S.Y. Lee Invariants for surface-links and virtual surface-links





   The International Organizing Committee of RCCKT-2017 is directed by:

Prof. V.O. Gladyshev, Bauman Moscow State Technical University, Russia

Prof. RAS V.O. Manturov, Bauman Moscow State Technical University, Russia

Dr. D.P. Ilyutko, Moscow State University, Russia

Dr. I.M. Nikonov, Moscow State University, Russia

Dr. D.A. Fedoseev (secretary), V.A.Trapeznikov Institute of Control Sciences of RAS, Russia

Dr. N.D. Tyannikova, Bauman Moscow State Technical University, Russia

V.L. Kautz, Bauman Moscow State Technical University, Russia


   The Academician Committee of RCCKT-2017 is directed by:

Prof. RAS V.O. Manturov, Bauman Moscow State Technical University, Russia

Acad. RAS V.A. Vassiliev, Steklov Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia

Acad. RAS S.V. Matveev, Chelyabinsk State University, Russia

Corr. Member of RAS A.Yu. Vesnin, Novosibirsk State University, Russia

Prof. L.H. Kauffman, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA

Prof. Jiang Boju, Peking University, China

Prof. Wang Jiajun, Peking University, China

Prof. Qiu Ruifeng, East China Normal University, China

Prof. Zhang Ying, School of Mathematical Sciences, Soochow University, China 



Please, send the preregistration form (see below) and the title of your planned talk to the Local Organizing Committee: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Abstracts (up to one page of text) in English offered for inclusion in the Moscow RCCKT-2017 Program should be sent to the Local Organizing Committee before 1 May 2017. The files are accepted in TeX format (you should also send the copy of your abstract in PDF format). The rules for abstracts’ styling can be found on the RCCKT-2017 web-site  RCCKT

The abstracts should be sent to the address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Colleagues from countries outside Russia should note that a visa is required for entry into the country, and it is essential to reserve time for applying for this document which may take a month or two to obtain, sometimes longer. For this reason we recommend all non-Russian participants to contact the Organizing Committee of the Moscow RCCKT conference by the earliest date possible.





The working languages at the conference are English, Russian and Chinese.

The Organizing Committee plans to organize an excursion to the center of Moscow and to BMSTU Muse-um. Participants may also inform the Committee about other places of interest, which they would like to visit.




Information concerning the Conference will be posted on the web-site:  RCCKT


All enquiries concerning abstracts, papers, registration, accommodation, etc. should be sent to the Organiz-ing Committee: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


   With best regards,

   Organizing Committee






4th Russian-Chinese Conference in Knot Theory and related Topics - 2017, Moscow, Russia

3 – 7 July 2017




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