he 2018 Virginia Topology Conference will have a focus on new methods in the study of smooth topology of 4-dimensional manifolds, recent developments in Heegaard Floer theory, gauge theory, and related invariants, and the interactions between these fields.

- Akram Alishahi (Columbia)
- John Baldwin (Boston College)
- David Gay (Georgia)
- Sergei Gukov (Cal Tech)
- Peter Lambert-Cole (Georgia Tech)
- Tye Lidman (NC State)
- Maggie Miller (Princeton)
- Juanita Pinzón Caicedo (NC State)
- Daniel Ruberman (Brandeis)

- Irving Dai (Princeton)
- Gabriel Islambouli (Virginia)
- Miriam Kuzbary (Rice)
- William Olsen (Georgia)
- Adam Saltz (Georgia)

- Slava Krushkal (UVa)
- Sara Maloni (UVa)
- Thomas Mark (UVa)

This conference is supported by the Institute for Mathematical Sciences at the University of Virginia, and by the National Science Foundation (DMS-1839925).