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1997 Spring Eastern Sectional Meeting
College Park, MD, April 12-13, 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
      (920-53-237)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Components of $Hom(\pi_1, PGL(2,R))$
      Eugene Z. Xia*, University of Maryland at College Park
      (920-14-07)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      A Rigorous Definition of Fiberwise Quantum Cohomology and Equivariant QuantumCohomology.
      Peng Lu*, University of Minnesota
      (920-58-63)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Gromov Invariants and Symplectic Dynamics
      Eleny Ionel*, MIT and MSRI
      Thomas H. Parker, Michigan State University
      (920-14-271)
  • 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
      Jean-Claude Hausmann, University of Geneva
      (920-14-197)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      Moduli Spaces of Flat Bundles and Matrix p-Tuples
      Philip A Foth*, Penn State University
      (920-14-10)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Rationality of moduli spaces of vector bundles over smooth curves
      Hans U. Boden*, Mcmaster University
      Koji Yokogawa, Osaka University, Japan
      (920-14-25)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      A symplectic approach to Verlinde factorization
      Eckhard Meinrenken*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
      (920-53-145)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      Symplectic Geometry and Fusion
      Chris Woodward*, Harvard University
      (920-53-169)
    • 5:00 p.m.
      The Verlinde algbera of a compact group
      Sharad Agnihotri*, University of Texas at Austin
      (920-14-168)
    • 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
      (920-58-14)
  • 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
      (920-14-165)
    • 9:00 a.m.
      Integrable systems and algebraic surfaces
      Jacques C. Hurtubise*, McGill University
      (920-58-113)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Prym integrable systems
      Jacques Hurtubise, McGill University
      Eyal Markman*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
      (920-14-142)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Heisenberg action and the Hitchin system.
      Bert van Geemen, Universit\`a di Torino, Italy
      Emma Previato*, Boston University
      (920-14-140)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Principal bundles on elliptic fibrations
      Ron Y. Donagi*, Institute for Advanced Study On leave from: University of Pennsylvania
      (920-14-193)
  • 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
      (920-14-172)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      Topology of moduli spaces over a quadruply-punctured sphere
      William M. Goldman*,
      Robert L. Benedetto,
      (920-57-181)
    • 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
      (920-14-135)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Fox Calculus, Symplectic Geometry, and Moduli Spaces.
      Valentino Zocca*, Universite' Paris XI, Orsay, France
      (920-53-31)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      Canonical Almost Hermitian Structures of Normal Bundles and Applications to K{\"a}hler forms
      Po-Hsun Hsieh*, University of Maryland, College Park
      (920-53-18)
    • 5:00 p.m.
      The dynamics of surface diffeomorphisms on moduli spaces
      Richard J. Brown*, University of Maryland, College Park
      (920-51-261)
    • 5:30 p.m.
      On a formula of Goresky, Kottwitz, and McPherson
      Susan Tolman, Princeton University
      Jonathan Weitsman*, University of California, Santa Cruz
      (920-58-274)
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