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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 Hyperbolic Manifolds and Discrete Groups

Friday March 1, 2002, 1:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Hyperbolic Manifolds and Discrete Groups, I
Room 245, Dennison Building
Organizers:
Richard D. Canary, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor canary@math.lsa.umich.edu
Alan W. Reid, University of Texas, Austin areid@math.utexas.edu

1:00 p.m.
Automatic structures and geometric estimates for Kleinian groups.
Bryan Mosher*, University of Michigan
(97457202)

1:30 p.m.
Infinite index subgroups of convergence groups.
Edward C Taylor*, Wesleyan University
Petra BonfertTaylor, Wesleyan University
(97430151)

2:00 p.m.
Bumping of Exotic Projective Structures.
Ken Bromberg, CalTech
John Holt*, University of Illinois at chicago
(97451103)

2:30 p.m.
Minimal volume Alexandrov spaces with applications to hyperbolic geometry.
Peter A Storm*, University of Michigan
(9745119)

3:00 p.m.
Some problems motivated by the onedimensional rigidity.
Nikolai V. Ivanov*, Michigan State Univesity
(97430143)

3:30 p.m.
Volume of tubes in hyperbolic 3manifolds (joint work with David Gabai and Robert Meyerhoff).
Peter L Milley*, Princeton University
(97457248)

4:00 p.m.
Double Lattice Packings of Disks in Euclidean Space.
Andrew Przeworski*, University of Texas at Austin
(97457146)

4:30 p.m.
Immersed surfaces in cusped hyperbolic 3manifolds.
Colin C Adams*, Williams College
Adam Colestock, Williams College
Danny Gillam, Wesleyan Univeristy
James Fowler, Harvard University
Eric Katerman, Williams College
(9745747)

Saturday March 2, 2002, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Hyperbolic Manifolds and Discrete Groups, II
Room 245, Dennison Building
Organizers:
Richard D. Canary, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor canary@math.lsa.umich.edu
Alan W. Reid, University of Texas, Austin areid@math.utexas.edu

8:30 a.m.
Equivalent curves in surfaces.
Christopher J Leininger*, University of Texas at Austin
(97457247)

9:00 a.m.
Tameness persists in strong limits of typepreserving sequences of hyperbolic 3manifolds.
Richard A Evans*, Rice University
(97457234)

9:30 a.m.
Conemanifolds, drilling, and Ahlfors' conjecture.
Jeffrey Brock*, University of Chicago
Kenneth Bromberg, Caltech
Richard Evans, Rice University
Juan Souto, Universitat Bonn
(97451187)

10:00 a.m.
On the density of geometrically finite Kleinian groups.
Jeff Brock, University of Chicago
Kenneth Bromberg*, California Institute of Technology
(97457186)

10:30 a.m.
The Orbifold Theorem.
Daryl Cooper*, UCSB
Craig D Hodgson, Melbourne
Steve P Kerckhoff, Stanford
(9745735)

11:00 a.m.
The shape of hyperbolic Dehn surgery space.
Craig Hodgson, University of Melbourne
Steve Kerckhoff*, Stanford University
(9745389)

Saturday March 2, 2002, 2:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Hyperbolic Manifolds and Discrete Groups, III
Room 245, Dennison Building
Organizers:
Richard D. Canary, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor canary@math.lsa.umich.edu
Alan W. Reid, University of Texas, Austin areid@math.utexas.edu

3:00 p.m.
The classification of Kleinian surface groups.
Yair N Minsky*, SUNY at Stony Brook
(97457165)

3:30 p.m.
Constructing manifolds which bound geometrically.
Darren Long*, UC Santa Barbara
Alan W Reid, UT Austin
(97457164)

4:00 p.m.
real and complex hyperbolic manifolds.
Rich Schwartz*, University of Maryland, College Park
(97451201)

4:30 p.m.
Bending bounds for Quasifuchsian groups.
Bridgeman J Martin*, Boston College
(97451137)

5:00 p.m.
Generalized bending laminations for hyperbolic $n$manifolds.
Kevin P Scannell*, Saint Louis University
(97457158)

5:30 p.m.
Bounded geometry for Teichm\"uller geodesics.
Kasra Rafi*, UC Santa Barbara
(97451224)

Sunday March 3, 2002, 10:00 a.m.12:50 p.m.
Special Session on Hyperbolic Manifolds and Discrete Groups, IV
Room 245, Dennison Building
Organizers:
Richard D. Canary, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor canary@math.lsa.umich.edu
Alan W. Reid, University of Texas, Austin areid@math.utexas.edu

10:00 a.m.
Apolynomial and Bloch invariant.
Walter D Neumann*, Barnard College, Columbia University
(97457221)

10:30 a.m.
Eigenvalue fields of hyperbolic manifolds.
Emily Hamilton*, Emory University
Alan W Reid, University of Texas at Austin
(9745736)

11:00 a.m.
Diophantine approximation in negatively curved manifolds.
Sa'ar David Hersonsky*, BenGurion University, Israel
Frederic Paulin, ENSPARIS
(97457208)

11:30 a.m.
Classification of nonfree 2parabolic generator Kleinian groups.
Ian Agol*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(9745706)

12:00 p.m.
Imbedding free actions on handlebodies in free actions on 3manifolds.
Darryl McCullough*, University of Oklahoma
(9745730)

12:30 p.m.
Laminations and groups of homeomorphisms of the circle.
Danny Calegari, Harvard University
Nathan M Dunfield*, Harvard University
(9745733)
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