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1997 Spring Eastern Sectional Meeting
College Park, MD, April 1213, 1997
Meeting #920
Associate secretaries:
Lesley M Sibner, AMS
lsibner@duke.poly.edu
Special Session on Symplectic Geometry, Moduli Spaces and Integrable Systems

Saturday April 12, 1997, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Symplectic Geometry, Moduli Spaces and Integrable Systems, I
Room 0306, Mathematics Building
Organizers:
Lisa Claire Jeffrey, McGill University and Institute for Advanced Study jeffrey@math.mcGill.ca
Eyal Markman, University of Massachusetts, Amherst markman@math.umass.edu

9:00 a.m.
Equivariant Holomorphic Morse Theory
Siye Wu*, Institute for Advanced Study
(92053237)

9:30 a.m.
Components of $Hom(\pi_1, PGL(2,R))$
Eugene Z. Xia*, University of Maryland at College Park
(9201407)

10:00 a.m.
A Rigorous Definition of Fiberwise Quantum Cohomology and Equivariant QuantumCohomology.
Peng Lu*, University of Minnesota
(9205863)

10:30 a.m.
Gromov Invariants and Symplectic Dynamics
Eleny Ionel*, MIT and MSRI
Thomas H. Parker, Michigan State University
(92014271)

Saturday April 12, 1997, 2:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Symplectic Geometry, Moduli Spaces and Integrable Systems, II
Room 0306, Mathematics Building
Organizers:
Lisa Claire Jeffrey, McGill University and Institute for Advanced Study jeffrey@math.mcGill.ca
Eyal Markman, University of Massachusetts, Amherst markman@math.umass.edu

2:30 p.m.
Genus zero moduli space as ``difference" of toric varieties
Allen Knutson*, Brandeis University
JeanClaude Hausmann, University of Geneva
(92014197)

3:00 p.m.
Moduli Spaces of Flat Bundles and Matrix pTuples
Philip A Foth*, Penn State University
(9201410)

3:30 p.m.
Rationality of moduli spaces of vector bundles over smooth curves
Hans U. Boden*, Mcmaster University
Koji Yokogawa, Osaka University, Japan
(9201425)

4:00 p.m.
A symplectic approach to Verlinde factorization
Eckhard Meinrenken*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(92053145)

4:30 p.m.
Symplectic Geometry and Fusion
Chris Woodward*, Harvard University
(92053169)

5:00 p.m.
The Verlinde algbera of a compact group
Sharad Agnihotri*, University of Texas at Austin
(92014168)

5:30 p.m.
Universal Vassiliev invariants and quantization of the moduli space of flat connections on a Riemann surface
Jorgen Andersen, Aarhus University, Denmark
Josef Mattes*, University of California, Davis
Nicolai Reshetikhin, University of California, Berkeley
(9205814)

Sunday April 13, 1997, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Symplectic Geometry, Moduli Spaces and Integrable Systems, III
Room 0306, Mathematics Building
Organizers:
Lisa Claire Jeffrey, McGill University and Institute for Advanced Study jeffrey@math.mcGill.ca
Eyal Markman, University of Massachusetts, Amherst markman@math.umass.edu

8:30 a.m.
Langlands conjecture and geometric realization of Whittaker functions
Edward Frenkel*, Harvard University
(92014165)

9:00 a.m.
Integrable systems and algebraic surfaces
Jacques C. Hurtubise*, McGill University
(92058113)

9:30 a.m.
Prym integrable systems
Jacques Hurtubise, McGill University
Eyal Markman*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
(92014142)

10:00 a.m.
Heisenberg action and the Hitchin system.
Bert van Geemen, Universit\`a di Torino, Italy
Emma Previato*, Boston University
(92014140)

10:30 a.m.
Principal bundles on elliptic fibrations
Ron Y. Donagi*, Institute for Advanced Study On leave from: University of Pennsylvania
(92014193)

Sunday April 13, 1997, 2:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Symplectic Geometry, Moduli Spaces and Integrable Systems,IV
Room 0306, Mathematics Building
Organizers:
Lisa Claire Jeffrey, McGill University and Institute for Advanced Study jeffrey@math.mcGill.ca
Eyal Markman, University of Massachusetts, Amherst markman@math.umass.edu

2:30 p.m.
Geometry of Commuting Differential Operators
Motohico Mulase*, University of California, Davis
(92014172)

3:00 p.m.
Topology of moduli spaces over a quadruplypunctured sphere
William M. Goldman*,
Robert L. Benedetto,
(92057181)

3:30 p.m.
On representation varieties of Artin groups,projective arrangements andthe fundamental groups of smooth complex algebraic varieties.
John J Millson*, University of Maryland
(92014135)

4:00 p.m.
Fox Calculus, Symplectic Geometry, and Moduli Spaces.
Valentino Zocca*, Universite' Paris XI, Orsay, France
(9205331)

4:30 p.m.
Canonical Almost Hermitian Structures of Normal Bundles and Applications to K{\"a}hler forms
PoHsun Hsieh*, University of Maryland, College Park
(9205318)

5:00 p.m.
The dynamics of surface diffeomorphisms on moduli spaces
Richard J. Brown*, University of Maryland, College Park
(92051261)

5:30 p.m.
On a formula of Goresky, Kottwitz, and McPherson
Susan Tolman, Princeton University
Jonathan Weitsman*, University of California, Santa Cruz
(92058274)
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