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1991 Western Section Meeting
Santa Barbara, CA, November 9-10, 1991
Meeting #870

Associate secretaries:
Lance W Small, AMS lwsmall@ucsd.edu

Special Session on Low Dimensional Topology and Negatively Curved Groups

  • Saturday November 9, 1991, 2:15 p.m.-5:05 p.m.
    Special Session on Low Dimensional Topology and Negatively Curved Groups, I

    ROOM 1112, Girvetz Hall

    • 2:15 p.m.
      Dehn filling hyperbolic 3-manifolds.
      Colin Adams*, Williams College
      (870-57-28)
    • 2:45 p.m.
      Non-negatively curved Dehn fillings.
      Steven Bleiler*, Portland State University
      Craig Hodgson, University of Melbourne, Australia
      (870-57-90)
    • 3:15 p.m.
      Volumes of hyperbolic Haken manifolds.
      Marc Culler*, University of Illinois, Chicago
      (870-51-65)
    • 3:45 p.m.
      Restricted Gromov groups and amalgams.
      Benjamin Fine*, Fairfield University
      Gerhard Rosenberger, University of Dortmund, Germany
      (870-20-20)
    • 4:15 p.m.
      A covering invariant of graph manifolds.
      Shicheng Wang, Beijing University, People's Republic of China
      Ying-Qing Wu*, University of California, Santa Barbara
      (870-57-73)
    • 4:45 p.m.
      Higher order Arf invariants for surfaces embedded in R^3.
      Fred Hickling*, Santa Clara University
      (870-57-14)
  • Sunday November 10, 1991, 8:00 a.m.-9:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Low Dimensional Topology and Negatively Curved Groups, II

    ROOM 1112, Girvetz Hall

    • 8:00 a.m.
      Counting incompressible surfaces in hyperbolic 3-manifolds.
      Joel Hass*, University of California, Davis
      (870-57-58)
    • 8:30 a.m.
      Local rigidity and Dehn surgery space.
      Steve Kerckhoff*, Stanford University
      (870-53-46)
    • 9:00 a.m.
      Weak concentration points for Kleinian groups.
      Darryl McCullough*, University of Oklahoma
      (870-20-26)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Measured laminations for non-negatively curved groups.
      Lee D. Mosher*, Rutgers University, Newark
      Ulrich Oertel, Rutgers University, Newark
      (870-57-93)
  • Sunday November 10, 1991, 2:00 p.m.-4:20 p.m.
    Special Session on Low Dimensional Topology and Negatively Curved Groups, III

    ROOM 1112, Girvetz Hall

    • 2:00 p.m.
      Heegaard splittings of compact orientable product manifolds.
      Jennifer Schultens*, University of California, Santa Barbara
      (870-57-34)
    • 2:30 p.m.
      The Tait flyping conjecture.
      William Menasco, State University of New York, Buffalo
      Morwen Thistlethwaite*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
      (870-57-59)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      Deforming hyperbolic 3-manifolds.
      Walter D. Neumann, Ohio State University, Columbus
      Alan W. Reid*, University of Aberdeen, Scotland and Ohio State University
      (870-57-51)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Length functions and outer space.
      John Smillie, Cornell University
      Karen Vogtmann*, Cornell University
      (870-20-60)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Quasiisometries. and bicombings.
      Hsueh-Ling Huynh, University of California, Berkeley
      Wing Yew Poon*, University of California, Berkeley
      (870-20-17)
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