Joint Mathematics Meetings Program by Special Session
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Joint Mathematics Meetings
Washington, DC, January 58, 2009 (Monday  Thursday)
Meeting #1046
Associate secretaries:
Bernard Russo, AMS brusso@math.uci.edu
James J Tattersall, MAA tat@providence.edu
AMS Special Session on Homotopy Theory and Higher Categories

Wednesday January 7, 2009, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Homotopy Theory and Higher Categories, I
Virginia Suite B, Lobby Level, Marriott
Organizers:
Thomas M. Fiore, University of Chicago
Mark W. Johnson, Penn State Altoona mwj3@psu.edu
James M. Turner, Calvin College
W. Stephen Wilson, Johns Hopkins University
Donald Yau, Ohio State University at Newark

8:00 a.m.
Stable splitting of Generalized MomentAngle Complexes.
A. Bahri, Rider University
M. Bendersky*, Hunter College
F. Cohen, University of Rochester
S. Gitler, Cinvestav
(104655655)

8:30 a.m.
Connective Ktheory of certain symmetric groups.
Son P Nguyen*, Wayne State University
(104655158)

9:00 a.m.
The $RO(G)$graded Serre Spectral Sequence.
William C Kronholm*, Swarthmore College
(104655563)

9:30 a.m.
Some properties of the $v_1$periodic spectra associated to exceptional Lie groups.
Xiaoxue H. Li*, Emory & Henry College
(104655135)

10:00 a.m.
New developments in the topology of representation spaces.
Daniel A Ramras*, Vanderbilt University
(104655807)

10:30 a.m.
Differentials in homotopy fixed point spectral sequences.
Michael A. Hill*, University of Virginia
Michael J. Hopkins, Harvard University
Douglas C. Ravenel, University of Rochester
(1046551595)

Wednesday January 7, 2009, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Homotopy Theory and Higher Categories, II
Virginia Suite C, Lobby Level, Marriott
Organizers:
Thomas M. Fiore, University of Chicago
Mark W. Johnson, Penn State Altoona mwj3@psu.edu
James M. Turner, Calvin College
W. Stephen Wilson, Johns Hopkins University
Donald Yau, Ohio State University at Newark

1:00 p.m.
Classifying Spaces for Topological 2Groups.
John C. Baez*, U. C. Riverside
(104655597)

1:30 p.m.
Morita theory and Azumaya objects in bicategorical contexts.
Niles Johnson*, University of Chicago
(1046181466)

2:00 p.m.
Permutative and bipermutative categories revisited.
J. Peter May*, The University of Chicago
(104655416)

2:30 p.m.
Limits, derived functors, and homotopical category theory.
Michael A. Shulman*, University of Chicago
(104618395)

3:00 p.m.
Homotopical versions of Hall algebras.
Julie Bergner*, University of California, Riverside
(104655355)

3:30 p.m.
Some $Ext$ groups in motivic cohomology theory.
Armira Shkembi*, Wayne State University
(104655799)

4:00 p.m.
Some remarks on 2completed motivic homotopy theory and the motivic $J$homomorphism.
Kyle M. Ormsby*, University of Michigan
(10465555)

4:30 p.m.
Generating spaces for $S(n)$acyclics.
Aaron C Leeman*, University of Oregon
(1046551893)

5:00 p.m.
Completion of real JohnsonWilson theory $E(n)$ yields fixed points of Morava $E$theory.
Maia Averett*, Mills College
(1046551513)

5:30 p.m.
Extensions of motives and cell bundles.
Jack Morava*, Johns Hopkins University
(1046552092)

Thursday January 8, 2009, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Homotopy Theory and Higher Categories, III
Virginia Suite C, Lobby Level, Marriott
Organizers:
Thomas M. Fiore, University of Chicago
Mark W. Johnson, Penn State Altoona mwj3@psu.edu
James M. Turner, Calvin College
W. Stephen Wilson, Johns Hopkins University
Donald Yau, Ohio State University at Newark

8:00 a.m.
The Homotopy Theory of nfold Categories.
Thomas M. Fiore*, University of Chicago
Simona Paoli, University of Haifa
Dorette Pronk, Dalhousie University
(104655156)

8:30 a.m.
Defining the units of equivariant ring spectra.
Rekha Santhanam*, Johns Hopkins University
(1046551248)

9:00 a.m.
Orientations and $p$adic Analysis.
Barry John Walker*, Northwestern University
(1046552105)

9:30 a.m.
Level structures, Igusa tower and topological modular forms.
Valentina Joukhovitski*, University of Michigan
(1046551845)

10:00 a.m.
The homology of topological modular forms.
Paul Thomas Pearson*, University of Rochester
(1046551436)

10:30 a.m.
Unstable module presentations for the cohomology of real projective spaces.
David Pengelley*, New Mexico State University
Frank Williams, New Mexico State University
(104655279)
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