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1992 Joint Mathematics Meetings
Baltimore, MD, January 811, 1992
Meeting #871
Associate secretaries:
Lance W Small, AMS lwsmall@ucsd.edu
Kenneth A Ross, MAA ross@math.uoregon.edu
AMS Special Session on Index Theory

Wednesday January 8, 1992, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Index Theory, I

8:00 a.m.
Nilpotency of Connes' periodicity operator and idempotent conjectures.
Ronghui Ji*, Indiana UniversityPurdue University, Indianapolis
(87146175)

8:30 a.m.
Equivariant index theory for noncompact group actions.
Jeffrey S. Fox*, State University of New York, Albany
Peter Haskell, Virginia Polytech Institute & State University
(87158574)

9:00 a.m.
L^2 index theorems for certain transversally elliptic operators.
Jeffrey Fox, University of Colorado, Boulder
Peter Haskell*, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
(8715853)

9:30 a.m.
The universal proper Gspace and applications to index theory.
Paul Baum*, Pennsylvania State University, University Park
(87158356)

10:00 a.m.
BaumConnes conjecture for padic groups.
Roger Plymen*, University of Manchester, England
(87119210)

10:30 a.m.
Bounded geometry and index theory.
Jonathan Block*, University of Pennsylvania
Shmuel Weinberger, University of Chicago
(87158462)

Wednesday January 8, 1992, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Index Theory, II

2:30 p.m.
Higher etainvariants.
John Lott*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(87158401)

3:00 p.m.
Spectral invariants and L^2analytic torsions.
Donggeng Gong*, State University of New York, Stony Brook
Joel Pincus, State University of New York, Stony Brook
(87147402)

3:30 p.m.
Von Neumann Index Theorems for manifolds with boundary.
Mohan Ramachandram*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(87158459)

4:00 p.m.
Invariants of stratified spaces and stratifiable maps.
Julius Shaneson*, University of Pennsylvania
(87157284)

4:30 p.m.
Singular spaces and subspaces.
Sylvain Cappell*, New York UniversityCourant Institute
(87157283)

5:00 p.m.
Controlled homotopy equivalences almost preserve strata.
Frank Quinn*, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
(87158582)

Thursday January 9, 1992, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Index Theory, III

8:00 a.m.
Applications of the Lipschitz Gsignature theorem.
Jonathan Rosenberg*, University of Maryland, College Park
(87158405)

8:30 a.m.
The Novikov conjecture via controlled topology.
Steven C. Ferry*, State University of New York, Binghamton
(87157496)

9:00 a.m.
Asymptotic morphisms and index theory.
Nigel Higson*, Pennsylvania State University, University Park
(87119460)

9:30 a.m.
An index formula for transversally elliptic operators relative to a compact Lie group action.
Guoliang Yu*, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley, CA
(87158403)

10:00 a.m.
Higher relative eta invariants.
Ronald G. Douglas*, State University of New York, Stony Brook
(87158373)

10:30 a.m.
Spatially nontemperate pseudodifferential operators, Fredholm theory, and index.
Houshang H. Sohrab*, Towson State University
(8713551)
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