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1997 Fall Central Sectional Meeting
Milwaukee, WI, October 2425, 1997
Meeting #927
Associate secretaries:
Susan J Friedlander, AMS
susan@math.northwestern.edu
Special Session on Symplectic Topology and Quantum Cohomology

Friday October 24, 1997, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Symplectic Topology and Quantum Cohomology, I
Room E204, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences Building
Organizers:
YongGeun Oh, University of Wisconsin oh@math.wisc.edu
Yongbin Ruan, University of Utah ruan@math.wisc.edu

9:00 a.m.
Topological recursion relations in genus 2
Ezra Getzler*, Northwestern University
(9271463)

9:30 a.m.
A geometric construction of Getzler's elliptic equation.
Rahul Pandharipande*, University of Chicago
(92758207)

10:00 a.m.
Symplectic surgeries along spheres
Margaret F Symington*, University of Texas, Austin
(92753197)

10:30 a.m.
The Rigidity of Hamiltonian Loops
Dusa McDuff*, SUNY at Stony Brook
Fran\c{c}ois Lalonde, Universit\'e de Qu\'ebec \`a Montreal
Leonid Polterovich, TelAviv University
(92758146)

Friday October 24, 1997, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Symplectic Topology and Quantum Cohomology, II
Room E204, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences Building
Organizers:
YongGeun Oh, University of Wisconsin oh@math.wisc.edu
Yongbin Ruan, University of Utah ruan@math.wisc.edu

2:30 p.m.
Symplectic fixed point estimates
Matthias Schwarz*,
(92758109)

3:00 p.m.
The symplectic Floer homology for connected sums of knots
Weiping Li*, Oklahoma State University
(92758236)

3:30 p.m.
The $SU(3)$ Casson invariant for integral homology spheres
Hans U. Boden, Ohio State University Mansfield
Christopher M. Herald*, Swarthmore College
(92758215)

4:00 p.m.
Break

4:30 p.m.
Gromov Invariants of Symplectic Connect Sums
Thomas H Parker*, Michigan State University
ElenyNicoleta Ionel, M.I.T.
(92758219)

5:00 p.m.
Discussion

Saturday October 25, 1997, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Symplectic Topology and Quantum Cohomology, III
Room E204, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences Building
Organizers:
YongGeun Oh, University of Wisconsin oh@math.wisc.edu
Yongbin Ruan, University of Utah ruan@math.wisc.edu

9:00 a.m.
A Formula for Holomorphic Sections of Tautological Line Bundles on DeligneMumford Moduli Spaces and its Applications
YuanPin Lee*, University of California at Berkeley
(92758125)

9:30 a.m.
Uniformization using (nonAbelian) SW equations.
Naichung Conan Leung*, University of Minnesota
(92758196)

10:00 a.m.
Invariants of Legendrian knots
Yakov Eliashberg*, Stanford University
Helmut Hofer, ETH, Zurich
(92758245)

10:30 a.m.
Degeneration of K\"{a}hlerEinstein metrics on complete K\"{a}hler Manifolds
Peng Lu*, University of Minnesota
Conan N. Leung, University of Minnesota
(92758228)

Saturday October 25, 1997, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Symplectic Topology and Quantum Cohomology, IV
Room E204, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences Building
Organizers:
YongGeun Oh, University of Wisconsin oh@math.wisc.edu
Yongbin Ruan, University of Utah ruan@math.wisc.edu

2:30 p.m.
Symplectic Packings in Cotangent Bundles of Tori
F. Miller Maley,
Jean B. Mastrangeli,
Lisa M. Traynor*,
(92758140)

3:00 p.m.
Symplectic aspects of ampleness.
Paul Biran*,
(92758206)

3:30 p.m.
Some results in SeibergWitten theory and symplectic geometry
TianJun Li*, Yale University
(92758150)

4:00 p.m.
Break

4:30 p.m.
Some results in Seiberg Witten theory and symplectic geometry
AiKO Liu*, Department of math.,MIT
(92758148)

5:00 p.m.
Floer homology of open subsets and a refinement of Arnold's conjecture.
YongGeun Oh*, University of WisconsinMadison
Rajesh Kasturirangan, University of WisconsinMadison
(92758116)
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