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2002 Central Section Meeting
Ann Arbor, MI, March 13, 2002
Meeting #974
Associate secretaries:
Susan J Friedlander, AMS
susan@math.northwestern.edu
Special Session on Topics in Geometric Function Theory

Friday March 1, 2002, 1:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Topics in Geometric Function Theory, I
Room 229, Dennison Building
Organizers:
David A. Herron, University of Cincinnati david.herron@math.uc.edu
Nageswari Shanmugalingam, University of Texas nageswari@math.utexas.edu
Jeremy T. Tyson, SUNY at Stony Brook tyson@math.sunysb.edu

1:00 p.m.
Geometric Characterizations of Gromov Hyperbolicity.
Stephen M. Buckley*, NUI Maynooth/U. Michigan
(97430223)

1:30 p.m.
Elliptic diffusions, exit times and the quasihyperbolic metric.
Craig A Nolder*, Department of Mathematics, Florida State University
(9746010)

2:00 p.m.
Symmetric Stable Processes Stay in Thick Sets.
JangMei Wu*, University of Illinois, University of Illinois, Urbana
(9743152)

2:30 p.m.
The Dirichlet problem for $p$harmonic functions in metric spaces.
Anders Bj\"orn*, Link\"oping University
Jana Bj\"orn, Lund University
Nageswari Shanmugalingam, University of Texas at Austin
(9743190)

3:00 p.m.
Viscosity solutions on Grushintype planes.
Thomas J. Bieske*, University of Michigan
(97435211)

3:30 p.m.
Approximation of Sobolev mappings.
P Hajlasz*, Warsaw University and University of Michigan
(97446233)

4:00 p.m.
${\cal H}^1$Estimates of Jacobians.
Jani Onninen*, University of Jyvaskyla
Tadeusz Iwaniec, Syracuse University
(97426231)

4:30 p.m.
On `Wolff Snowflakes.'.
John L Lewis*, University of Kentucky
Verchota C Greg, Syracuse University
Andrew L Vogel, Syracuse University
(9743020)

Saturday March 2, 2002, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Topics in Geometric Function Theory, II
Room 229, Dennison Building
Organizers:
David A. Herron, University of Cincinnati david.herron@math.uc.edu
Nageswari Shanmugalingam, University of Texas nageswari@math.utexas.edu
Jeremy T. Tyson, SUNY at Stony Brook tyson@math.sunysb.edu

8:30 a.m.
Doyle's Criterion of Type and a Counterexample to Nevanlinna's Conjecture.
Sergei Merenkov*, Purdue University
(97430147)

9:00 a.m.
Meromorphic functions of the form $f(z) = \sum_{n=1}^\infty a_n/(z  z_n)$.
John F Rossi*, Virginia Tech
James K Langley, University of Nottingham
(9743018)

9:30 a.m.
Schwarz lemmas for bounded univalent functions.
Eric D Schippers*, University of Michigan
(9743008)

10:00 a.m.
Backwarditeration sequences with bounded hyperbolic steps for analytic selfmaps of the disk.
Pietro PoggiCorradini*, Kansas State University and University of Michigan
(9743023)

10:30 a.m.
Boundary curves and analytic continuation.
Robert P Kaufman*, University of Illinois
(9743081)

11:00 a.m.
The Inner Radius and Sequences of Domains (Preliminary Report).
Leila MillerVan Wieren*, University of Texas
(97430219)

Saturday March 2, 2002, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Topics in Geometric Function Theory, III
Room 229, Dennison Building
Organizers:
David A. Herron, University of Cincinnati david.herron@math.uc.edu
Nageswari Shanmugalingam, University of Texas nageswari@math.utexas.edu
Jeremy T. Tyson, SUNY at Stony Brook tyson@math.sunysb.edu

3:00 p.m.
A Mobius invariant metric II.
David Herron, University of Cincinnati
William Ma*, Pennsylvania College of Technology
David Minda, University of Cincinnati
(9743034)

3:30 p.m.
The M\"obius modulus of ring domains in $\overline{\Bbb R}^n$.
Zair S Ibragimov*, University of Michigan
(97430172)

4:00 p.m.
Asymptotically Symmetric Embeddings and Symmetric Quasicircles.
Shanshuang Yang*, Emory University
(9743040)

4:30 p.m.
Reflections on reflections in quasidisks.
Frederick W Gehring, University of Michigan
Kari Hag*, University of Michigan
(97430249)

Sunday March 3, 2002, 10:00 a.m.12:50 p.m.
Special Session on Topics in Geometric Function Theory, IV
Room 229, Dennison Building
Organizers:
David A. Herron, University of Cincinnati david.herron@math.uc.edu
Nageswari Shanmugalingam, University of Texas nageswari@math.utexas.edu
Jeremy T. Tyson, SUNY at Stony Brook tyson@math.sunysb.edu

10:00 a.m.
Isoperimetric inequalities for polygons.
Alexander Yu. Solynin*, Steklov Institute of Mathematics at St. Petersburg and Texas Tech University
(97430230)

10:30 a.m.
The exponent of convergence and a theorem of Astala.
Petra BonfertTaylor*, Wesleyan University
Edward C Taylor, Wesleyan University
(9743080)

11:00 a.m.
Circle Packings and Quasiconformal Maps.
G Brock Williams*, Texas Tech University
(97430171)

11:30 a.m.
Aleksandrov Surfaces and Hyperbolicity.
ByungGeun Oh*, Purdue University
(97430189)

12:00 p.m.
Local Variations and Polarization Techniques.
Roger W Barnard*, Texas Tech University
Kent Pearce, Texas Tech University
Alexander Yu. Solynin, Texas Tech University
(9743092)

12:30 p.m.
Discussion
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