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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 Noncommutative Geometry

Saturday September 23, 2000, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Noncommutative Geometry, I
Room 3202, Sandford Fleming Building
Organizers:
Ryszard Nest, University of Copenhagen rnest@math.ku.dk
Victor Nistor, Pennsylvania State University nistor@math.psu.edu
Boris Tsygan, Pennsylvania State University tsygan@math.psu.edu

9:00 a.m.
Homology of complete symbols and noncommutative geometry.
MoulayTahar Benameur*, Institut Desargues, Lyon, France
(95758243)

9:30 a.m.
Secondary Characteristic Classes and Cyclic Cohomology of Hopf Algebras and Algebroids.
Alexander Gorokhovsky*, University of Michigan
(95753287)

10:00 a.m.
Break

10:30 a.m.
Cyclic Cohomology of Quantum Groups.
Masoud Khalkhali*, Western Ontario
(95718249)

11:00 a.m.
On the index of perturbed Dirac Operators on Manifolds with Corners.
Paul A Loya*, Boston University
Richard B Melrose, MIT
(9575884)

Saturday September 23, 2000, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Noncommutative Geometry, II
Room 3202, Sandford Fleming Building
Organizers:
Ryszard Nest, University of Copenhagen rnest@math.ku.dk
Victor Nistor, Pennsylvania State University nistor@math.psu.edu
Boris Tsygan, Pennsylvania State University tsygan@math.psu.edu

3:00 p.m.
A descent theorem in the Ktheory of Banach algebras.
Max Karoubi*, University Paris 7
(95719126)

3:30 p.m.
Equivariant Chern Character.
Paul Frank Baum*, Penn State University
(95719134)

4:00 p.m.
Break

4:30 p.m.
On the BaumConnes conjecture.
Nigel Higson*, Penn State
(95719285)

Sunday September 24, 2000, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Noncommutative Geometry, III
Room 3202, Sandford Fleming Building
Organizers:
Ryszard Nest, University of Copenhagen rnest@math.ku.dk
Victor Nistor, Pennsylvania State University nistor@math.psu.edu
Boris Tsygan, Pennsylvania State University tsygan@math.psu.edu

9:00 a.m.
Quantum String Topology.
Alexander A Voronov*, Michigan State University
(95758282)

9:30 a.m.
Ainfinity constraint and classical YangBaxter equation.
Alexander Polishchuk*, Boston University
(9571489)

10:30 a.m.
Some recent applications of operads.
Dmitry Tamarkin*, Harvard University
(95753279)

11:00 a.m.
String Topology of Manifolds.
Dennis Sullivan*, Graduate School at CUNY
(95754342)

Sunday September 24, 2000, 3:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Noncommutative Geometry, IV
Room 3202, Sandford Fleming Building
Organizers:
Ryszard Nest, University of Copenhagen rnest@math.ku.dk
Victor Nistor, Pennsylvania State University nistor@math.psu.edu
Boris Tsygan, Pennsylvania State University tsygan@math.psu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Discussion

3:30 p.m.
Classification of Symplectic Leaves of Complex Reductive PoissonLie Groups.
Milen T Yakimov*, University of California at Berkeley
(95722268)
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