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Joint Mathematics Meetings
San Francisco, CA, January 1316, 2010 (Wednesday  Saturday)
Meeting #1056
Associate secretaries:
Matthew Miller, AMS miller@math.sc.edu
Gerard A Venema, MAA venema@calvin.edu
AMS Special Session on Parabolic Geometries, Integrable Systems, and Twistor Theory

Saturday January 16, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Parabolic Geometries, Integrable Systems, and Twistor Theory, I
Room 2006, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Dana Mihai, Carnegie Mellon University dmihai@andrew.cmu.edu
Jonathan Holland, University of Pittsburgh
George Sparling, University of Pittsburgh

Saturday January 16, 2010, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Parabolic Geometries, Integrable Systems, and Twistor Theory, II
Room 2006, 2nd Floor, Moscone
Organizers:
Dana Mihai, Carnegie Mellon University dmihai@andrew.cmu.edu
Jonathan Holland, University of Pittsburgh
George Sparling, University of Pittsburgh

1:00 p.m.
Generic rank two distributions on fivemanifolds and associated conformal structures.
Katja Sagerschnig*, University of Vienna, Austria
(105653792)

1:30 p.m.
Symplectification, Generalized Tanaka Prolongations, and Geometry of Distributions.
Igor Zelenko*, Texas A&M University
(105653805)

2:00 p.m.
Local twistors and the conformal field equations.
Jörg Frauendiener*, University of Otago
(105653375)

3:00 p.m.
Third order odes and conformal Finsler geometries.
Jonathan E Holland*, University of Pittsburgh
(105653593)

3:30 p.m.
Variational calculus in noncommutative frames.
Irina A Kogan*, North Carolina State University
(105653551)

4:00 p.m.
Noncompact Hopf Maps, Quantum Hall Effect, and Twistor Theory.
Kazuki Hasebe*, Takuma National College of Technology
(105651696)

4:30 p.m.
Integrable models and the gauge/string duality.
Radu S Roiban*, Pennsylvania State University
(1056002004)

5:00 p.m.
The ChernMoser chains of leftinvariant CR structures on SU(2) via Fefferman approach.
Alex L Castro*, UCSC
Richard Montgomery, UCSC
(105632654)

5:30 p.m.
The exceptional Lie group $\mathbb{G}_2$ and gravity.
George Arthur Sparling*, Laboratory of Axiomatics, University of Pittsburgh
(1056531661)
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