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August 18
09:40 - 10:10 Ramin Naimi (Occidental College)

An algorithm for detecting intrinsically knotted graphs, yielding many new minor minimal IK graphs
10:20 - 10:50 Thomas Mattman (California State University, Chico)

Graphs of 20 edges are 2-apex, hence unknotted
11:10 - 11:40 Catherine Farkas (University of Illinois at Chicago)

Unraveling tangles
11:50 - 12:20 Ryo Hanaki (Nara University of Education)

On strongly almost trivial embeddings of graphs

14:00 - 14:30 Erica Flapan (Pomona College)

Topological symmetry groups and local knotting
14:40 - 15:10 Blake Mellor (Loyola Marymount University)

Topological symmetry groups of complete graphs
15:20 - 15:50 Dwayne Chambers (Claremont Graduate University)

Topological symmetry groups of K1 to K6 and K4r+3
16:10 - 16:40 Saori Matsuoka (Tokyo Woman's Christian University)

Achirality and linking numbers of links
16:50 - 17:20 Akira Yasuhara (Tokyo Gakugei University)

Ck-classifications on string links and spatial graphs with canonical disk/band surfaces

August 19
09:40 - 10:10 Ryan Ottman (University of California, Santa Barbara)

A sufficient condition for intrinsic linking
10:20 - 10:50 Joel Foisy (State University of New York at Potsdam)

Similarities between flat and planar graphs
11:10 - 11:40 Atsushi Ishii (University of Tsukuba)

A knotted handlebody and a spatial graph
11:50 - 12:20 Makoto Ozawa (Komazawa University)

Bridge position and the representativity of spatial graphs

14:00 - 14:30 Jorge Ramirez Alfonsin (Universite Montpellier 2)

Knots and the cyclic polytope
14:40 - 15:10 Lew Ludwig (Denison University)

Intrinsic linking and knotting in straight-edge embeddings of complete graphs
15:20 - 15:50 Choonbae Jeon (Daeduk University)

Number of knots and links in linear K7
16:10 - 16:40 Thomas Fleming (University of California, San Diego)

Counting links in complete graphs
16:50 - 17:20 Youngsik Huh (Hanyang University)

Planar graphs producing knotted projections with three double points

August 20
09:40 - 10:10 Kouki Taniyama (Waseda University)

Multiplicity distance of spatial graphs
10:20 - 10:50 Gyo Taek Jin (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)

Prime knots whose arc index is smaller than the crossing number
11:10 - 11:40 Danielle O'Donnol (Rice University)

Knotting and linking in the Petersen family
11:50 - 12:20 Ryo Nikkuni (Tokyo Woman's Christian University)

On the Conway-Gordon theorems