Joint Mathematics Meetings AMS Special Session
Current as of Saturday, January 16, 2016 03:30:11
Joint Mathematics Meetings
Washington State Convention Center and the Sheraton Seattle Hotel, Seattle, WA
January 69, 2016 (Wednesday  Saturday)
Meeting #1116
Associate secretaries:
Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.ucr.edu, lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Gerard A. Venema, MAA venema@calvin.edu
AMS Special Session on What's New in Group Theory?

Wednesday January 6, 2016, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on What's New in Group Theory?, I
Rooms 307/308, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Arturo Magidin, University of Louisiana at Lafayette magidin@member.ams.org
Elizabeth Wilcox, Oswego State University of New York

2:15 p.m.
What's new about finite pgroups.
George Glauberman*, University of Chicago
(111620632) 
2:45 p.m.
Standard form problems for 2fusion systems.
Justin Lynd*, University of Montana
(1116201355) 
3:15 p.m.
Finiteness properties of infinite groups, and examples in pure braid groups.
Matthew Zaremsky*, Binghamton University
(111620558) 
3:45 p.m.
Automorphism groups of extremal codes.
Paul E Becker*, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
(111620943) 
4:15 p.m.
Graphical Frobenius Representations with even complements.
Thomas W Tucker*, Colgate University
Marston D.E. Conder, University of Auckland, NZ
Mark E Watkins, Syracuse University, NY
(1116201920) 
4:45 p.m.
Asymptotic density of test elements in free groups and surface groups.
Ilir Snopce*, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
(111620626) 
5:15 p.m.
The congruence subgroup problem for branch groups.
Rachel K. Skipper*, Binghamton University
(111620959) 
5:45 p.m.
On autocommutators in infinite abelian groups.
LuiseCharlotte Kappe*, Binghamton University
Patrizia Longobardi, University of Salerno
Mercede Maj, University of Salerno
(111620496)

2:15 p.m.

Thursday January 7, 2016, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on What's New in Group Theory?, II
Rooms 307/308, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Arturo Magidin, University of Louisiana at Lafayette magidin@member.ams.org
Elizabeth Wilcox, Oswego State University of New York

8:00 a.m.
Real classes of finite special unitary groups.
Amanda A. Schaeffer Fry*, Metropolitan State University of Denver
C. Ryan Vinroot, College of William and Mary
(111620382) 
8:30 a.m.
Some computational complexity results for rightangled Artin groups.
David M. Carroll*, Texas A&M University
Benjamin Francisco, Texas A&M University
Zoran Sunic, Texas A&M University
(111620629) 
9:00 a.m.
Affine Automorphisms of Rooted Trees.
Dmytro M Savchuk*, University of South Florida
Said N Sidki, Universidade de Brasilia
(111620713) 
9:30 a.m.
Gyrogroup actions: A generalization of group actions.
Teerapong Suksumran*, North Dakota State University
(111620201) 
10:00 a.m.
Specht modules, simple modules, and a kernel intersection theorem for centralizer algebras of the symmetric group.
Harald Ellers*, Allegheny College
Craig J. Dodge, Allegheny College
(1116201052) 
10:30 a.m.
On the number of elements that are not kth powers in a group.
William L. Cocke*, Univ of Wisconsin, Madison
I. Marty Isaacs, University of Wisconsin
D. Skabelund, University of Illinois
(111620328) 
11:00 a.m.
Constructions from Groups to Loops.
Mark Greer, University of North Alabama
Lee Raney*, University of North Alabama
(111620845) 
11:30 a.m.
Partition Numbers of Finite Groups.
Tuval Foguel*, Adelphi University
(111620173)

8:00 a.m.