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1997 Spring Southeastern Sectional Meeting
Memphis, TN, March 2122, 1997
Meeting #919
Associate secretaries:
Robert J Daverman, AMS
daverman@math.utk.edu
Special Session on Topology of Manifolds and Singular Spaces

Friday March 21, 1997, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Topology of Manifolds and Singular Spaces, I
Room 129, Dunn Hall
Organizers:
Bruce Hughes, Vanderbilt University hughescb@math.vanderbilt.edu
Andrew A. Ranicki, Edinburgh University a.ranicki@edinburgh.ac.uk

8:00 a.m.
Relative controlled end and hcobordism theorems
Frank S Quinn*, Virginia Tech
(9195734)

8:30 a.m.
Generalized assembly maps
Erik K. Pedersen*, Binghamton University
(91955117)

9:00 a.m.
On assembly maps for lattices and their analogues
Boris Goldfarb*, Stanford University
(9191955)

9:30 a.m.
Families of Hypersurfaces with nonisolated singularities
Terence J Gaffney*, Northeastern University
(91932106)

10:00 a.m.
The topology of some nonsingular algebraic spaces.
John W. Wood*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(91957107)

10:30 a.m.
Controlling Thom's $a_f$ Condition
David B Massey*, Northeastern University
(9193221)

Friday March 21, 1997, 2:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Topology of Manifolds and Singular Spaces, II
Room 129, Dunn Hall
Organizers:
Bruce Hughes, Vanderbilt University hughescb@math.vanderbilt.edu
Andrew A. Ranicki, Edinburgh University a.ranicki@edinburgh.ac.uk

2:30 p.m.
Higher analytic torsion
Mel Rothenberg*, University of Chicago
(91957163)

3:00 p.m.
Orthogonal calculus and index theory
Michael S Weiss*, University of Notre Dame
(9195760)

3:30 p.m.
hCobordisms and Mapping Cylinder Obstructions
Bogdan Vajiac*, University of Notre Dame
(91957112)

4:00 p.m.
Which GSpheres are suspensions?
Frank Connolly*, University of Notre Dame
(91957174)

4:30 p.m.
Obstructions to transversality for some singular spaces
Heather M Johnston*, Rutgers University
(91957102)

5:00 p.m.
Universal formulas for the generalized Casson's invariants of knots
Hans U. Boden*, McMaster University
Andrew J. Nicas, McMaster University
(91955159)

5:30 p.m.
Ring structure on Floer homology for symplectic fixed points
Matthias Schwarz*, Stanford University
(91958100)

Saturday March 22, 1997, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Topology of Manifolds and Singular Spaces, III
Room 129, Dunn Hall
Organizers:
Bruce Hughes, Vanderbilt University hughescb@math.vanderbilt.edu
Andrew A. Ranicki, Edinburgh University a.ranicki@edinburgh.ac.uk

8:00 a.m.
Analysis and Topological Manifolds
John Roe*, Jesus College, England
(9195841)

8:30 a.m.
Nonvanishing of Ktheoretic index and applications
Guoliang Yu*, University of Colorado, Boulder
(9191965)

9:00 a.m.
Geometry and homotopy functors
Christopher W. Stark*, University of Florida
(91958105)

9:30 a.m.
Cartesian products of 3manifolds
Slawomir Kwasik*, Tulane University
Reinhard Schultz, University of California, Riverside
(9195794)

10:00 a.m.
Stable Diffeomorphisms of 4manifolds
James F. Davis*, Indiana University
(9195766)

10:30 a.m.
Stabilized fixed point neighborhoods in $4$manifolds
Reinhard Schultz*, University of California, Riverside
S{\l}awomir Kwasik, Tulane University
(9195797)

Saturday March 22, 1997, 2:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Topology of Manifolds and Singular Spaces, IV
Room 129, Dunn Hall
Organizers:
Bruce Hughes, Vanderbilt University hughescb@math.vanderbilt.edu
Andrew A. Ranicki, Edinburgh University a.ranicki@edinburgh.ac.uk

2:30 p.m.
The Stratified Structure of Alexandrov Spaces
Conrad P Plaut*, University of Tennessee
(91953176)

3:00 p.m.
Finiteness theorems for hyperbolic manifolds
Igor Belegradek*, University of Maryland, College Park
(91957133)

3:30 p.m.
Algebraic Topology for Controlled Spaces
Hans J Munkholm*, IMADA, Odense University, Denmark
(9195546)

4:00 p.m.
The Geometric Finiteness Obstruction for Boundedly Controlled CW Complexes
Jill H. Wiesner*, Guilford College
(91957109)

4:30 p.m.
A comparison of Steenrod homology theories
Douglas Mennella*, SUNY at Binghamton
(9195586)

5:00 p.m.
On the exponent of the topological equivariant Kgroups.
Francis X. Connolly, University of Notre Dame
Stratos Prassidis*, Vanderbilt University
(9191971)

5:30 p.m.
Embedding theorems for Poincar\'e complexes
John R. Klein*, Bielefeld University
(9195551)
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