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2001 Fall Central Section Meeting
Columbus, OH, September 2123, 2001
Meeting #969
Associate secretaries:
Susan J Friedlander, AMS
susan@math.northwestern.edu
Special Session on Differential Geometry and Applications

Friday September 21, 2001, 2:30 p.m.4:25 p.m.
Special Session on Differential Geometry and Applications, I
BE 0188, Baker Systems Engineering (BE)
Organizers:
Andrzej Derdzinski, Ohio State University andrzej@math.ohiostate.edu
Fangyang Zheng, Ohio State University zheng@math.ohiostate.edu

2:30 p.m.
Circular Billiard Tables, Conjugate Loci, and a Cardioid.
Richard L Bishop*, Univ. of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(96953159)

3:00 p.m.
Generalized Sasaki Distance and Metric Characterization of Riemannian Spaces.
Igor G Nikolaev*, University of Illinois at UC
(96953101)

3:30 p.m.
Computational aspects of infinite type integrable surfaces.
Ivan C Sterling*, St Mary's College of Maryland
(96953137)

Saturday September 22, 2001, 8:30 a.m.11:25 a.m.
Special Session on Differential Geometry and Applications, II
BE 0188, Baker Systems Engineering (BE)
Organizers:
Andrzej Derdzinski, Ohio State University andrzej@math.ohiostate.edu
Fangyang Zheng, Ohio State University zheng@math.ohiostate.edu

8:30 a.m.
Lagrangian Helicoids.
David E Blair*, Michigan State University
(9695372)

9:00 a.m.
The $\mathcal{S}^{2}\times\mathcal{S}^{1}$ singularity of the Ricci flow.
Tom Ilmanen, ETH  Z\"urich
Dan Knopf*, University of Wisconsin  Madison
(96953116)

9:30 a.m.
Compactifications of hermitian symmetric spaces and the moment map.
Lizhen Ji*, Univ of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(9695380)

10:00 a.m.
Dependence of spectral invariants on geometric moduli.
Chris M Judge*, Indiana University
(96953103)

10:30 a.m.
Virasoro conjecture for GromovWitten Invariants.
Xiaobo Liu*, University of Notre Dame
(9695354)

11:00 a.m.
Skew loops and quadric hypersurfaces.
Bruce Solomon*, Indiana University
Mohammad Ghomi, University of South Carolina
Serge Tabachnikov, Penn State University
(96953127)

Saturday September 22, 2001, 3:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
Special Session on Differential Geometry and Applications, III
BE 0188, Baker Systems Engineering (BE)
Organizers:
Andrzej Derdzinski, Ohio State University andrzej@math.ohiostate.edu
Fangyang Zheng, Ohio State University zheng@math.ohiostate.edu

3:00 p.m.
Rigidity of differentiable structures of line arrangements in $CP^2$.
Stephen S. Yau*, UIC
(96914253)

3:30 p.m.
Classification of flat surfaces with constant Kaehler angle in complex Euclidean plane.
BangYen Chen*, Michigan State University
(9695330)

4:00 p.m.
On the Existence of Focal Points near Closed Geodesics on Surfaces.
Marlies Gerber*, Indiana University
(96953128)

4:30 p.m.
Dirichlet Problem at Infinity for Open Manifolds with Big Ends.
Jianguo Cao*, Univerisity of Notre Dame
(9695324)

Sunday September 23, 2001, 9:00 a.m.11:25 a.m.
Special Session on Differential Geometry and Applications, IV
BE 0188, Baker Systems Engineering (BE)
Organizers:
Andrzej Derdzinski, Ohio State University andrzej@math.ohiostate.edu
Fangyang Zheng, Ohio State University zheng@math.ohiostate.edu

9:00 a.m.
Harmonic functions on manifolds of nonnegative Ricci curvature.
Harold G Donnelly*, Purdue University
(9695823)

9:30 a.m.
Regularity of holomorphic and harmonic functions.
Peter Li, University of California, Irvine
Jiaping Wang*, University of Minnesota
(9695861)

10:00 a.m.
Manifolds with quadratic curvature decay.
John W Lott*, University of Michigan
(9695321)

10:30 a.m.
Compact Homogeneous Spaces with an Exponential Growth of Geodesics Joining Two Points.
Gabriel P Paternain, Cambridge University
Leo T Butler*, Northwestern University
(96958143)

11:00 a.m.
Stable ergodicity and frame flows.
Keith Burns*, Northwestern University
(96937243)
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