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1999 Fall Central Sectional Meeting
Austin, TX, October 8-10, 1999
Meeting #948

Associate secretaries:
Susan J Friedlander, AMS susan@math.northwestern.edu

Special Session on Dehn Surgery and Kleinian Groups

  • Friday October 8, 1999, 4:00 p.m.-6:50 p.m.
    Special Session on Dehn Surgery and Kleinian Groups, I

    Room 6.116, Robert Lee Moore Hall
    Organizers:
    John Luecke, University of Texas, Austin luecke@math.utexas.edu
    Alan Reid, University of Texas, Austin areid@math.utexas.edu

    • 4:00 p.m.
      Incompressible surfaces and Dehn surgery on knots.
      Hugh N Howards*, Wake Forest University/ UT Austin
      (948-57-294)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      Virtual Betti numbers of bundles.
      Joseph D Masters*, Rice University
      (948-57-286)
    • 5:00 p.m.
      Immersed essential surfaces without triple points in 3-manifolds.
      Joachim Hyam Rubinstein*, University of Melbourne
      (948-57-76)
    • 5:30 p.m.
      Knots and links in $S^3$ without parallel tangent lines.
      Ying-Qing Wu*, University of Iowa
      (948-57-204)
    • 6:00 p.m.
      Surgery when degeneracy is $\pm 2$.
      Rachel D Roberts*, Washington University in St Louis
      (948-57-195)
    • 6:30 p.m.
      On Algebraic Components Of SL(2,C)-Character Varieties Of Knot Exteriors.
      Steven Boyer, University of Quebec at Montreal
      Erhard Luft, University of British Columbia
      Xingru Zhang*, SUNY at Buffalo
      (948-57-58)
  • Saturday October 9, 1999, 9:00 a.m.-11:20 a.m.
    Special Session on Dehn Surgery and Kleinian Groups, II

    Room 6.116, Robert Lee Moore Hall
    Organizers:
    John Luecke, University of Texas, Austin luecke@math.utexas.edu
    Alan Reid, University of Texas, Austin areid@math.utexas.edu

    • 9:00 a.m.
      Foliations and group actions on $S^1$ and $\mathbb{R}$.
      Danny Calegari*, UC Berkeley
      (948-57-146)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Volumes of Haken hyperbolic 3-manifolds.
      Ian Agol*, U. C. Davis
      (948-57-342)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Supercrossing Number for Knots and Links.
      Colin C Adams*, Williams College
      Sang Pahk, University of California-Davis
      (948-57-145)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Abelian Subgroup Separability of Kleinian Groups and Fundamental Groups of Haken Manifolds.
      Emily Hamilton*, Emory University
      (948-57-71)
    • 11:00 a.m.
      Pseudomodular surfaces.
      Darren Long*, UC Santa Barbara
      Alan W Reid, UT, Austin
      (948-57-116)
  • Saturday October 9, 1999, 3:00 p.m.-5:50 p.m.
    Special Session on Dehn Surgery and Kleinian Groups, III

    Room 6.116, Robert Lee Moore Hall
    Organizers:
    John Luecke, University of Texas, Austin luecke@math.utexas.edu
    Alan Reid, University of Texas, Austin areid@math.utexas.edu

    • 3:00 p.m.
      On the Weak Lopez Conjecture.
      Marc E Culler, U. of I. at Chicago
      Nathan M Dunfield, Harvard University
      Peter B Shalen*, U. of I. at Chicago
      (948-57-184)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      More on the Weak Lopez Conjecture.
      Marc E Culler*, U. of I. at Chicago
      Nathan M Dunfield, Harvard University
      Peter B Shalen, U. of I. at Chicago
      (948-57-186)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Levelling a knot's tunnel.
      Hiroshi Goda, Kobe University
      Martin Scharlemann*, U. C. Santa Barbara
      Abigail Thompson, U. C. Davis
      (948-57-187)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      Some local properties of the $SL_2(\mathbb C)$-character variety of $3$-manifolds.
      Steven P Boyer*, UQAM
      (948-57-281)
    • 5:00 p.m.
      Boundary slopes of immersed surfaces in 3-manifolds.
      Joel Hass*, U. C. Davis
      Hyam Rubinstein, University of Melbourne
      Shicheng Wang, Bejing University
      (948-57-307)
    • 5:30 p.m.
      The shape of hyperbolic Dehn surgery space.
      Steve Kerckhoff*, Stanford University
      Craig Hodgson, University of Melbourne
      (948-53-303)
  • Sunday October 10, 1999, 10:00 a.m.-12:20 p.m.
    Special Session on Dehn Surgery and Kleinian Groups, IV

    Room 6.116, Robert Lee Moore Hall
    Organizers:
    John Luecke, University of Texas, Austin luecke@math.utexas.edu
    Alan Reid, University of Texas, Austin areid@math.utexas.edu

    • 10:00 a.m.
      Finiteness of (H)eegaard splittings for atoridal $3$--manifolds.
      William H Jaco*, Oklahoma State University
      Joachim H Rubinstein, University of Melbourne
      (948-57-210)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Heegaard genus and separating incompressible surfaces.
      Martin G Scharlemann, UCSB
      Jennifer C Schultens*, Emory University
      (948-57-201)
    • 11:00 a.m.
      Non-mutant hyperbolic knots with unfaithful double branch covers.
      Steven A. Bleiler*, Portland State University
      Bell Foozwell, University of Melbourne
      Hyam Rubinstein, University of Melbourne
      (948-57-221)
    • 11:30 a.m.
      Seifert surfaces and disk decompositions.
      Mark W Brittenham*, University of North Texas
      (948-57-211)
    • 12:00 p.m.
      Decision problems in the space of Dehn fillings.
      William Jaco, Oklahoma State University
      Eric Sedgwick*, DePaul University
      (948-57-309)
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