AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Special Session
Current as of Tuesday, April 12, 2005 15:10:12
2000 Fall Central Section Meeting
Toronto, Ontario Canada, September 2324, 2000
Meeting #957
Associate secretaries: Susan J Friedlander, AMS susan@math.northwestern.edu
Special Session on Hamiltonian Systems

Saturday September 23, 2000, 9:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Hamiltonian Systems, I
Room 1101, Sandford Fleming Building
Organizers:
Lisa Jeffrey, University of Toronto jeffrey@math.toronto.edu
Velimir Jurdjevic, University of Toronto jurdj@math.toronto.edu
Boris Khesin, University of Toronto khesin@math.toronto.edu

9:30 a.m.
Symplectic Structures and Hamiltonian Dynamics on Cross Products of Lie Groups.
Anthony M Bloch*, University of Michigan
Peter E Crouch, Arizona State University
Jerrold E Marsden, California Institute of Technology
Tudor S Ratiu, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne
(95770149) 
10:00 a.m.
Reconstruction phase formulas.
Anthony D Blaom*, Vienna, Virginia
(9577071) 
10:30 a.m.
Mechanisms of chaos in Hamiltonian systems: hyperbolicity and astigmatism.
Leonid Bunimovich*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(95737269) 
11:00 a.m.
Lagrangian Hydrodynamics.
Steve Shkoller*, University of California, Davis
(95735210)

9:30 a.m.

Saturday September 23, 2000, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Hamiltonian Systems, II
Room 1101, Sandford Fleming Building
Organizers:
Lisa Jeffrey, University of Toronto jeffrey@math.toronto.edu
Velimir Jurdjevic, University of Toronto jurdj@math.toronto.edu
Boris Khesin, University of Toronto khesin@math.toronto.edu

3:00 p.m.
Bending flows of polygonal linkages in $E^3$, $H^3$, and $S^3$.
Thomas I Treloar*, University of Maryland
(95753245) 
3:30 p.m.
Convex functions on symmetric spaces and the geometric invariant theory of configuration spaces of weighted points of flag manifolds.
John James Millson*, University of Maryland
(95753212) 
4:00 p.m.
Euler angles and timeoptimal factorizations in SO(3).
Dirk Mittenhuber*, TU Darmstadt
(95749244) 
4:30 p.m.
Connections along curves, parallel translations, and the nonsmooth maximum principle of optimal control theory.
Hector J.. Sussmann*, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
(95749171) 
5:00 p.m.
The Hamiltonian Seifert Conjecture.
Viktor L Ginzburg*, UC Santa Cruz
(95737137)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday September 24, 2000, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Hamiltonian Systems, III
Room 1101, Sandford Fleming Building
Organizers:
Lisa Jeffrey, University of Toronto jeffrey@math.toronto.edu
Velimir Jurdjevic, University of Toronto jurdj@math.toronto.edu
Boris Khesin, University of Toronto khesin@math.toronto.edu

9:00 a.m.
Persistence of extremal relative equilibria in symmetric hamiltonian systems.
Eugene Lerman, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
James Montaldi, Institut Non Lineaire de Nice
Tadashi Tokieda*, Universite du Quebec a Montreal
(95737253) 
9:30 a.m.
Exact solutions to plasma equilibrium equations.
Oleg I Bogoyavlenskij*, Queen's University, Kingston, Canada
(95776294) 
10:00 a.m.
The Transversal Relative Equilibria of a Hamiltonian System with Symmetry.
George W Patrick*, University of Saskatchewan
Mark Roberts, University of Warwick
(95770238) 
10:30 a.m.
Gauge conservation laws in nonholonomic systems.
Larry Bates*, University of Calgary
(95758327) 
11:00 a.m.
Almost Poisson Spaces in Mechanics.
Jedrzej Sniatycki*, University of Calgary
(95770144)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday September 24, 2000, 2:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Hamiltonian Systems, IV
Room 1101, Sandford Fleming Building
Organizers:
Lisa Jeffrey, University of Toronto jeffrey@math.toronto.edu
Velimir Jurdjevic, University of Toronto jurdj@math.toronto.edu
Boris Khesin, University of Toronto khesin@math.toronto.edu

2:00 p.m.
A unified geometrical approach to the problem of integrability of Hamiltonian systems by separation of variables.
Roman Smirnov*, University of Waterloo
Raymond G McLenaghan, University of Waterloo
Aaron T Bruce, University of Waterloo
(9575824) 
2:30 p.m.
Periodic orbits of a particle in a magnetic field.
Ely Kerman*, Fields Institute
(95737135) 
3:30 p.m.
Discussion

2:00 p.m.