We introduce the notion of pseudoholomorphic sections for symplectic fibrations with critical fibers, and define how to count these sections modulo Z/2Z. Another important theme is a vanishing theorem for the standard Lagrangian boundary condition. References for this talk will be Seidel, "A Long Exact Sequence for Symplectic Floer Cohomology" Chapter 2, and Seidel's monograph "Fukaya Categories and Picard-Lefschetz Theory" Chapter 17.
(Lunch: 12:00 - 14:00, Break: 15:30 - 15:45)