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1996 Spring Eastern Sectional Meeting
New York, NY, April 1314, 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
(9105373)

9:30 a.m.
Minimal volume and finiteness theorems for manifolds with Gromov's hyberbolicity.
Jianguo Cao*, Cornell University
(9105324)

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
(9105878)

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
(9105350)

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
(9105314)

3:00 p.m.
Manifolds of positive scalar curvature and the BaumConnes conjecture.
Stephan A. Stolz*, University of Notre Dame
(91053122)

3:30 p.m.
Positively curved metrics of cohomogeneity one.
Wolfgang Ziller*, University of Pennsylvania
K. Grove, University of Maryland, College Park
(91053137)

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
(9105838)

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
(9105376)

9:30 a.m.
Gluing constructions for noncompact geometric problems.
Daniel Pollack*, University of Chicago
(9105898)

10:00 a.m.
Glueing constructions of minimal surfaces.
Nicolaos Kapouleas*, Brown University
(91053127)

10:30 a.m.
Real Kaehler submanifolds in low codimension.
Marcos Dajczer, Institute for PureApplied Mathematics, Brazil
Detlef Gromoll*, State University of New York, Stony Brook
(91053109)

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
(9105365)

3:00 p.m.
Hypercomplex geometry and $3$Sasakian manifolds.
Krzysztof Galicki*, University of New Mexico
(9105354)

3:30 p.m.
Towards a classification of $3$Sasakian manifolds.
Charles P. Boyer*, University of New Mexico
(9105391)

4:00 p.m.
Compact EinsteinWeyl 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
(9105235)

4:30 p.m.
Extremal K\"ahler metrics.
Andrew D. Hwang*, University of Toronto
(9105821)
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