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1996 Spring Eastern Sectional Meeting
New York, NY, April 13-14, 1996
Meeting #910

Associate secretaries:
Lesley M Sibner, AMS lsibner@duke.poly.edu

Special Session on Global Riemannian Geometry

  • Saturday April 13, 1996, 9:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Global Riemannian Geometry, I

    Room 102, Warren Weaver Hall
    Organizers:
    Tobias H. Colding, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
    Claude R. LeBrun, State University of New York, Stony Brook
    Santiago R. Simanca, Polytechnic University

    • 9:00 a.m.
      Sufficiently collapsed manifolds with bounded curvature and diameter have minimal volume zero.
      Jeff Cheeger*, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
      (910-53-73)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Minimal volume and finiteness theorems for manifolds with Gromov's hyberbolicity.
      Jianguo Cao*, Cornell University
      (910-53-24)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      On function theory on spaces with a lower Ricci curvature bound. {\rm II}.
      Tobias H. Colding, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
      William P. Minicozzi, II*, Johns Hopkins University
      (910-58-78)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Metric constraints on exotic spheres via Alexandrov geometry.
      K. Grove, University of Maryland, College Park
      Frederick H. Wilhelm, Jr.*, State University of New York, Stony Brook
      (910-53-50)
  • Saturday April 13, 1996, 2:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
    Special Session on Global Riemannian Geometry, II

    Room 102, Warren Weaver Hall
    Organizers:
    Tobias H. Colding, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
    Claude R. LeBrun, State University of New York, Stony Brook
    Santiago R. Simanca, Polytechnic University

    • 2:30 p.m.
      On fundamental groups of manifolds of positive sectional curvature.
      Xiaochun Rong*, University of Chicago
      (910-53-14)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      Manifolds of positive scalar curvature and the Baum-Connes conjecture.
      Stephan A. Stolz*, University of Notre Dame
      (910-53-122)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Positively curved metrics of cohomogeneity one.
      Wolfgang Ziller*, University of Pennsylvania
      K. Grove, University of Maryland, College Park
      (910-53-137)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Spectral asymptotics and the geometry of degenerating hyperbolic three manifolds.
      J. Dodziuk*, Queens College, City University of New York
      Jay A. Jorgenson, Yale University
      (910-58-38)
  • Sunday April 14, 1996, 9:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Global Riemannian Geometry, III

    Room 102, Warren Weaver Hall
    Organizers:
    Tobias H. Colding, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
    Claude R. LeBrun, State University of New York, Stony Brook
    Santiago R. Simanca, Polytechnic University

    • 9:00 a.m.
      The geometry of the first Stekloff eigenvalue.
      Jose F. Escobar*, Cornell University
      (910-53-76)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Gluing constructions for noncompact geometric problems.
      Daniel Pollack*, University of Chicago
      (910-58-98)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Glueing constructions of minimal surfaces.
      Nicolaos Kapouleas*, Brown University
      (910-53-127)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Real Kaehler submanifolds in low codimension.
      Marcos Dajczer, Institute for Pure-Applied Mathematics, Brazil
      Detlef Gromoll*, State University of New York, Stony Brook
      (910-53-109)
  • Sunday April 14, 1996, 2:30 p.m.-4:50 p.m.
    Special Session on Global Riemannian Geometry, IV

    Room 102, Warren Weaver Hall
    Organizers:
    Tobias H. Colding, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
    Claude R. LeBrun, State University of New York, Stony Brook
    Santiago R. Simanca, Polytechnic University

    • 2:30 p.m.
      Disconnectedness of sublevel sets of some Riemannian functionals.
      Alexander Nabutovsky*, University of Toronto
      (910-53-65)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      Hypercomplex geometry and $3$-Sasakian manifolds.
      Krzysztof Galicki*, University of New Mexico
      (910-53-54)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Towards a classification of $3$-Sasakian manifolds.
      Charles P. Boyer*, University of New Mexico
      (910-53-91)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Compact Einstein-Weyl manifolds with large symmetry group.
      Yat Sun Poon*, University of California, Riverside
      A. B. Madsen, Odense University, Denmark
      Henrik Pedersen, Odense University, Denmark
      A. Swann, University of Bath, United Kingdom
      (910-52-35)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      Extremal K\"ahler metrics.
      Andrew D. Hwang*, University of Toronto
      (910-58-21)
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