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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 Operator Algebras and Operator Theory

Saturday September 23, 2000, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, I
Room 3201, Sandford Fleming Building
Organizers:
ManDuen Choi, University of Toronto choi@math.toronto.edu
George Elliott, University of Toronto elliott@math.toronto.edu

9:00 a.m.
Commutators of Idempotents and Invariant Subspaces.
Peter Rosenthal*, University of Toronto
(95747180)

9:30 a.m.
Hankel operators on the Bergman space and Schatten pclasses: the case where p is strictly between 1 and 2.
Jingbo Xia*, SUNY at Buffalo
(95747196)

10:00 a.m.
Weak Reflexivity for Operators.
Deguang Han*, McMaster University and University of Central Florida
(95747184)

10:30 a.m.
The BrownDouglasFillmore theorem revisited.
Peter Friis*, University of Waterloo
(95746251)

11:00 a.m.
Normal dilations of operators.
ManDuen Choi*, University of Toronto
(95747179)

Saturday September 23, 2000, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, II
Room 3201, Sandford Fleming Building
Organizers:
ManDuen Choi, University of Toronto choi@math.toronto.edu
George Elliott, University of Toronto elliott@math.toronto.edu

3:00 p.m.
Extremely amenable groups.
Thierry Giordano*, University of Ottawa
Vladimir Pestov, Victoria University of Wellington
(95722288)

3:30 p.m.
Cyclic homology of convolution algebras of padic groups.
Victor Nistor*, Penn State
(95719136)

4:00 p.m.
Differential Calculus on Quantum Groups and Cyclic Cohomolgy.
Masoud Khalkhali*, Western Ontario
(95747250)

4:30 p.m.
Continuous fields of C*algebras, boundary value problems and index theorems.
Ryszard Nest*, Copenhagen University
(95758280)

5:00 p.m.
The Noncommutative Curvature Invariant.
David Kribs*, University of Waterloo
(95747326)

Sunday September 24, 2000, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, III
Room 3201, Sandford Fleming Building
Organizers:
ManDuen Choi, University of Toronto choi@math.toronto.edu
George Elliott, University of Toronto elliott@math.toronto.edu

9:00 a.m.
Operator versions of the CauchySchwarz inequality.
Chandler Davis*, University of Toronto
(95747252)

9:30 a.m.
The structure of free semigroup algebras.
Kenneth R. Davidson*, University of Waterloo
Elias Katsoulis, East Carolina University
David R. Pitts, University of Nebraska
(95747148)

10:00 a.m.
Projective Operator Spaces in Harmonic Analysis.
Brian Forrest*, University of Waterloo
(95743189)

10:30 a.m.
On the $\mathcal {OL}_{\infty}$ structure of nuclear $C^*$algebras.
Marius Junge, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Narutaka Ozawa, Texas A&M University
ZhongJin Ruan*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(95746158)

11:00 a.m.
First and Second Order Arithmetic Means, Operator Ideals and a Solution to a Problem of Wodzicki.
Victor Kaftal, University of Cincinnati
Gary Weiss*, University of Cincinnati
(95747308)

Sunday September 24, 2000, 2:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, IV
Room 3201, Sandford Fleming Building
Organizers:
ManDuen Choi, University of Toronto choi@math.toronto.edu
George Elliott, University of Toronto elliott@math.toronto.edu

2:00 p.m.
Finite approximations and physics over unconventional fields and rings.
Trond Digernes*, The Norwegian University of Science and Technology
(95781274)

2:30 p.m.
$q$Circular elements and noncommutative tori.
James A. Mingo*, Queen's University
Alexandru Nica, University of Waterloo
(95746231)

3:00 p.m.
Rcyclic matrices in free probability.
Alexandru M Nica*, University of Waterloo
Roland Speicher, Queen's University
Dimitri Shlyakhtenko, U.C.L.A.
(95746216)

3:30 p.m.
Maximization problems for free entropy.
Roland Speicher*, Queen's University, Kingston
(9574675)

4:00 p.m.
Discussion
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