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2002 AMS and MAA Spring Southeastern Section Meetings
Atlanta, GA, March 8-10, 2002
Meeting #975

Associate secretaries:
John L Bryant, AMS bryant@math.fsu.edu

Special Session on Symplectic and Contact Topology

  • Friday March 8, 2002, 2:10 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
    Special Session on Symplectic and Contact Topology, I

    Room 217, Instructional Center
    Organizers:
    Margaret Symington, Georgia Institute of Technology msyming@math.gatech.edu
    Gordana Matic, University of Georgia gordana@math.uga.edu

    • 2:10 p.m.
      A Morse-Bott approach to contact homology.
      Frédéric Bourgeois*, Stanford University
      (975-53-117)
    • 2:40 p.m.
      On symplectic fillings of lens spaces.
      Paolo Lisca*, University of Pisa, Italy and University of Georgia, GA, USA
      (975-57-177)
    • 3:10 p.m.
      Stein fillings of a contact 3-manifold.
      Rostislav Matveyev*, Dept. of Math., UC Davis
      (975-57-257)
    • 3:40 p.m.
      Nonisotopic symplectic tori in the fiber class of elliptic surfaces.
      Stefano Vidussi*, Kansas State University
      (975-57-215)
    • 4:40 p.m.
      Symplectic Topology of $S^2 \times$ Surface".
      Joseph L Coffey*, SUNY Stony Brook
      (975-53-228)
    • 5:10 p.m.
      Relative Contact Homology and Contact Non-squeezing.
      Sang Seon Kim*, Institute for Advanced Study
      (975-53-192)
  • Saturday March 9, 2002, 8:30 a.m.-12:05 p.m.
    Special Session on Symplectic and Contact Topology, II

    Room 217, Instructional Center
    Organizers:
    Margaret Symington, Georgia Institute of Technology msyming@math.gatech.edu
    Gordana Matic, University of Georgia gordana@math.uga.edu

    • 8:30 a.m.
      Relative family Gromov-Witten invariants and symplectomorphisms.
      Olguta Buse*, SUNY at Stony Brook
      (975-51-254)
    • 8:55 a.m.
      Break.
    • 10:15 a.m.
      Symplectic and Contact Quotients.
      Christopher Willett*, University of Illinois
      (975-53-242)
    • 10:45 a.m.
      Legendrian knots and contact homology.
      John B Etnyre*, University of Pennsylvania
      (975-57-146)
    • 11:15 a.m.
      Computational aspects of relative contact homology.
      Lenhard L. Ng*, AIM and IAS
      (975-57-308)
    • 11:45 a.m.
      Invariants of Legendrian Knots in Circle Bundles.
      Joshua M. Sabloff*, Stanford University
      (975-57-74)
  • Saturday March 9, 2002, 3:05 p.m.-5:25 p.m.
    Special Session on Symplectic and Contact Topology, III

    Room 217, Instructional Center
    Organizers:
    Margaret Symington, Georgia Institute of Technology msyming@math.gatech.edu
    Gordana Matic, University of Georgia gordana@math.uga.edu

    • 3:05 p.m.
      Special Lagrangian Submanifolds and Mirror Symmetry.
      Sema Salur*, Cornell University
      (975-53-206)
    • 3:35 p.m.
      Topologically characterizing symplectic manifolds.
      Robert E. Gompf*, University of Texas, Austin
      (975-57-369)
    • 4:05 p.m.
      On the topology of Stein fillings.
      Andras I Stipsicz*, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
      (975-57-71)
    • 4:35 p.m.
      Symplectic cobordisms and open book decompositions.
      David T Gay*, Mathematics Department, University of Arizona
      (975-57-88)
    • 5:05 p.m.
      Grafting Seiberg-Witten Monopoles.
      Stanislav Jabuka*, Michigan State University
      (975-53-51)
  • Sunday March 10, 2002, 10:10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
    Special Session on Symplectic and Contact Topology, IV

    Room 217, Instructional Center
    Organizers:
    Margaret Symington, Georgia Institute of Technology msyming@math.gatech.edu
    Gordana Matic, University of Georgia gordana@math.uga.edu

    • 10:10 a.m.
      Symplectic topology and circle actions.
      Susan Tolman*, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
      (975-53-250)
    • 10:40 a.m.
      Periodic Orbits of a Charge in a Magnetic Field.
      Kai Cieliebak, Mathematisches Institut, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet, Muenchen
      Viktor L. Ginzburg*, University of California, Santa Cruz
      Kerman Ely, University of Toronto
      Cesar Niche, University of California, Santa Cruz
      (975-37-281)
    • 11:10 a.m.
      Length minimizing Hamiltonian paths and Floer homology.
      Ely Kerman*, University of Toronto
      Francois Lalonde, Universite de Montreal
      (975-53-382)
    • 11:40 a.m.
      A $C^2$-smooth counterexample to the Hamiltonian Seifert conjecture in $R^4$.
      Viktor L Ginzburg, University of California, Santa Cruz
      Ba\c{s}ak Z G\"{u}rel*, University of California, Santa Cruz
      (975-37-69)
    • 12:10 p.m.
      Holomorphic Curves, Hamiltonian Dynamics, and Lagrangian Embeddings.
      Klaus Mohnke*, SUNY at Stony Brook
      (975-53-54)
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