Joint Mathematics Meetings Program by Special Session
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Joint Mathematics Meetings
New Orleans, LA, January 5-8, 2007 (Friday - Monday)
Meeting #1023
Associate secretaries: Susan J Friedlander , AMS susan@math.northwestern.edu
James J Tattersall , MAA tat@providence.edu
AMS-AWM Special Session on Geometric Group Theory
Friday January 5, 2007, 8:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. AMS-AWM Special Session on Geometric Group Theory, I
Organizers: Ruth M. Charney , Brandeis University charney@brandeis.edu
Karen Vogtmann , Cornell University vogtmann@math.cornell.edu
8:00 a.m.
Automorphisms of right-angled groups.
Adam Piggott* , Tufts University
Mauricio Gutierrez , Tufts University
(1023-20-237)
8:30 a.m.
Quasi-isometric classification of graph manifolds.
Jason A. Behrstock* , University of Utah
Walter D. Neumann , Barnard College, Columbia University
(1023-20-136)
9:00 a.m.
Dual presentations for Artin groups.
Jon McCammond* , U C Santa Barbara
(1023-20-476)
9:30 a.m.
Spaces with nonpositive immersions.
Robert W Bell* , Michigan State University
(1023-20-1164)
10:00 a.m.
A geometric perspective on the conjugacy problem in Thompson's group F.
Kai-Uwe Bux* , University of Virginia
Dimitriy Sonkin , University of Virginia
(1023-20-1088)
10:30 a.m.
Hilbert space compression of groups.
Mark Sapir* , Vanderbilt University
(1023-20-1372)
Friday January 5, 2007, 2:15 p.m.-6:10 p.m. AMS-AWM Special Session on Geometric Group Theory, II
Organizers: Ruth M. Charney , Brandeis University charney@brandeis.edu
Karen Vogtmann , Cornell University vogtmann@math.cornell.edu
2:15 p.m.
Systolic spaces: Minimal surfaces, Flat Torus Theorem and related results, according to Tomasz Elsner.
Tadeusz Januszkiewicz* , Ohio State University
(1023-20-297)
2:45 p.m.
$\mathbf{SL_3}(\mathbb{Z}[t])$ is not $FP_2$.
Kai-Uwe Bux , University of Virginia
Kevin Wortman* , Yale University
(1023-20-1678)
3:15 p.m.
Lattices in automorphism groups of polygonal complexes with symmetric links.
Anne Thomas* , University of Chicago
(1023-20-421)
3:45 p.m.
Algebraic finiteness for Kleinian and relatively hyperbolic groups.
Ilya Kapovich* , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Richard Weidmann , Heriott-Watt University
(1023-20-442)
4:15 p.m.
Relative hyperbolicity of countable groups.
G Christopher Hruska* , University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
(1023-20-906)
4:45 p.m.
The Isomorphism Problem for toral relatively hyperbolic groups.
Daniel P Groves* , California Institute of Technology
Francois Dahmani , Laboratoire Emile Picard, University Paul Sabatier, Toulouse
(1023-20-391)
5:15 p.m.
High dimensional isoperimetric functions of groups.
Noel Brady* , University of Oklahoma
Max Forester , University of Oklahoma
(1023-20-1530)
5:45 p.m.
High dimensional isoperimetric functions of groups.
Noel Brady , University of Oklahoma
Max Forester* , University of Oklahoma
(1023-20-1532)
Saturday January 6, 2007, 1:00 p.m.-3:55 p.m. AMS-AWM Special Session on Geometric Group Theory, III
Organizers: Ruth M. Charney , Brandeis University charney@brandeis.edu
Karen Vogtmann , Cornell University
1:00 p.m.
Wicket groups and ring groups.
Tara E Brendle* , Louisiana State University
Allen Hatcher , Cornell University
(1023-57-1754)
1:30 p.m.
Brownstein-Lee Conjecture.
Craig Jensen* , University of New Orleans
Jon McCammond , UC - Santa Barbara
John Meier , Lafayette College
(1023-20-69)
2:00 p.m.
Core and intersection number in compactified outer space, Part I.
Michael Handel , Lehman College, CUNY
Lee Mosher* , Rutgers University, Newark
(1023-20-838)
2:30 p.m.
Core and intersection number in compactified outer space, Part II.
Michael Handel* , Lehman College, CUNY
Lee Mosher , Rutgers University, Newark
(1023-20-839)
3:00 p.m.
Unstable Morita Classes in the Homology of the Mapping Class Group.
James R Conant* , University of Tennessee
(1023-20-258)
3:30 p.m.
Cohomology of some subgroups of the automorphism group of a free group.
Alexandra R Pettet* , Stanford University
(1023-20-1070)
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