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International Joint Mathematics Meeting
Merida, Mexico, December 1-4, 1993
Meeting #888

Associate secretaries:
Robert M Fossum, AMS rmfossum@uiuc.edu

Special Session on Geometric Topology in Low Dimensions

  • Thursday December 2, 1993, 09:00-11:50
    Special Session on Geometric Topology in Low Dimensions, I

    • 09:00
      Positive Heegaard diagrams.
      John Hempel*, Rice University, Houston, Texas
      (888-57-171)
    • 09:30
      TQF obstructions to embeddings in S^3.
      Charles Frohman*, University of Iowa, Iowa City
      Joanna M. Kania-Bartoszynska, Boise State University, Idaho
      (888-57-143)
    • 10:00
      There are disk knots whose exterior is exterior of infinitely many non-equivalent disk knots.
      Ma de la Paz Alvarez-Scherer*, IMATE-UNAM
      (888-57-17)
    • 10:30
      Discussion
    • 11:00
      Dehn surgery on some knots in handlebodies.
      Ying-Qing Wu*, University of Iowa
      (888-57-32)
    • 11:30
      Two-generator 3-manifolds.
      Steven A. Bleiler*, Portland State University, Oregon
      Amelia C. Jones, University of California, Davis
      (888-57-134)
  • Thursday December 2, 1993, 16:00-18:50
    Special Session on Geometric Topology in Low Dimensions, II

    • 16:00
      Bundles and finite foliations.
      D. Cooper, University of California, Santa Barbara
      D. D. Long*, University of California, Santa Barbara
      A. W. Reid, University of California, Santa Barbara
      (888-57-28)
    • 16:30
      The topology of the closure of outer space.
      Mark Feighn*, Rutgers University, New Jersey
      Mladen Bestvina, University of Utah, Salt Lake City
      (888-57-34)
    • 17:00
      Essential punctured tori on the exterior of simple knots.
      Mario Eudave-Munoz*, IMATE-UNAM
      (888-57-18)
    • 17:30
      Discussion
    • 18:00
      On the mathematical utility of visualizing knotted surfaces in four-dimensions.
      Dennis Roseman*, University of Iowa, Iowa City
      (888-57-190)
    • 18:30
      Volume estimates for hyperbolic Haken 3-manifolds.
      Marc Culler*, University of Illinois, Chicago
      Peter B. Shalen, University of Illinois, Chicago
      (888-57-161)
  • Friday December 3, 1993, 16:00-18:50
    Special Session on Geometric Topology in Low Dimensions, III

    • 16:00
      Dehn surgery and knots in the 3-sphere.
      John Luecke*, University of Texas, Austin
      Cameron Gordon, University of Texas, Austin
      (888-57-181)
    • 16:30
      Coverings of Seifert links and generalization of Riley's conjecture B.
      F. Gonz\'alez-Acu\~na, IMATE-UNAM
      Arturo Ram\'\i rez*, CIMAT
      (888-57-15)
    • 17:00
      Thin position for 3-manifolds.
      Martin Scharlemann*, University of California, Santa Barbara
      Abigail Thompson, University of California, Davis
      (888-57-53)
    • 17:30
      Discussion
    • 18:00
      Seifert manifolds that double cover S^2 x S^1,S^2 circle x S^1 and P^2 x S^1.
      V\'\i ctor N\'u\~nez*, University Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
      (888-57-16)
    • 18:30
      Finite Dehn surgery on knots.
      Steven Boyer*, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Canada
      Xingru Zhang, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Canada
      (888-57-183)
  • Saturday December 4, 1993, 09:00-11:50
    Special Session on Geometric Topology in Low Dimensions, IV

    • 09:00
      Energy of polygonal knots.
      Jonathan Simon*, University of Iowa, Iowa City
      (888-57-144)
    • 09:30
      Least area and minimal intersection of immersed surfaces.
      Max Neumann-Coto*, IMATE-UNAM
      (888-57-150)
    • 10:00
      Controlling essential laminations.
      Mark W. Brittenham*, University of Texas, Austin
      (888-57-173)
    • 10:30
      Discussion
    • 11:00
      Homotopic and metric properties of Anosov flows in 3-dimensional manifolds.
      S\'ergio R. Fenley*, University of California, Berkeley
      (888-57-184)
    • 11:30
      Knotting and supercoiling of circular DNA.
      De Witt L Sumners*, Florida State University, Tallahassee
      (888-57-147)
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