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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 Special Session on Mapping Class Groups and Handlebodies
Monday January 8, 2007, 8:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m. AMS Special Session on Mapping Class Groups and Handlebodies, I
Organizers: Tara E. Brendle , Louisiana State University brendle@math.lsu.edu
William R. Vautaw , Southeastern Louisiana University
8:00 a.m.
Injective Simplicial Maps of the Arc Complex.
Elmas Irmak , Bowling Green State University
John D. McCarthy* , Michigan State University
(1023-57-1146)
8:30 a.m.
Automorphisms of the disk complex.
Saul Schleimer* , Rutgers - New Brunswick
(1023-57-997)
9:00 a.m.
Infinite Presentations of the Torelli Group.
Andrew Putman* , University of Chicago
(1023-57-1303)
9:30 a.m.
Comparing bridge surfaces.
Martin Scharlemann , University of California, Santa Barbara
Maggy Tomova* , University of Iowa
(1023-57-1388)
10:00 a.m.
Dimension of Torelli groups.
Mladen Bestvina , University of Utah
Kai-Uwe Bux , University of Virginia
Dan Margalit* , University of Utah
(1023-20-533)
10:30 a.m.
Applications of the disk complex of the genus-2 handlebody to knot theory.
Sangbum Cho , University of Oklahoma
Darryl McCullough* , University of Oklahoma
(1023-57-301)
Monday January 8, 2007, 1:00 p.m.-5:55 p.m. AMS Special Session on Mapping Class Groups and Handlebodies, II
Organizers: Tara E. Brendle , Louisiana State University brendle@math.lsu.edu
William R. Vautaw , Southeastern Louisiana University
1:00 p.m.
Straightening tube sums.
Martin Scharlemann* , U. C. Santa Barbara
(1023-57-670)
1:30 p.m.
Mapping class groups of Heegaard splittings.
Jesse E Johnson* , Yale University
Hyam Rubinstein , University of Melbourne
(1023-57-921)
2:00 p.m.
On some relations and homology of the Dehn twist quandle.
Joel Zablow* , Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester N.Y.
(1023-57-553)
2:30 p.m.
Some homological properties on a handlebody group.
Susumu Hirose* , Saga University
(1023-57-811)
3:00 p.m.
Right-Veering Diffeomorphisms of Bordered Surfaces and the Burau Representation of $B_3$.
Emille K. Davie* , University of Georgia
(1023-57-1050)
3:30 p.m.
Heegaard splitting and 3-manifold invariants from the Johnson-Morita homomorphims.
Joan S. Birman , Columbia University
Tara E Brendle , Louisiana State University
Nathan D. Broaddus* , University of Chicago
(1023-57-1243)
4:00 p.m.
A Presentation For The Automorphisms Of The $3$-Sphere That Preserve A Genus Two Heegaard Splitting.
Erol Akbas* , University of Arkansas
(1023-57-1033)
4:30 p.m.
Surface homeomorphisms that do not extend to any handlebody.
Jamie Bradley Jorgensen* , Rice University
(1023-57-1172)
5:00 p.m.
From handlebodies to closed 3-manifolds: a geometric approach.
Hossein Namazi* , Princeton University
(1023-57-945)
5:30 p.m.
A classification of automorphisms of 3--manifolds.
Leonardo N. Carvalho* , Universidade Federal Fluminense - Brazil
Ulrich Oertel , Rutgers University - Newark
(1023-57-1212)
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