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2003 Spring Central Section Meeting
Bloomington, IN, April 46, 2003
Meeting #985
Associate secretaries:
Susan J Friedlander, AMS
susan@math.northwestern.edu
Special Session on Differential Geometry

Friday April 4, 2003, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Differential Geometry, I
Room 140, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Jiri Dadok, Indiana University dadok@indiana.edu
Bruce Solomon, Indiana University solomon@indiana.edu
JiPing Sha, Indiana university jsha@indiana.edu

3:00 p.m.
Navigation in Riemannian Spaces.
Zhongmin Shen*, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
(98553185)

3:30 p.m.
Soliton surfaces in the mechanical equilibrium of closed membranes.
Brian Smyth*, University of Notre Dame
(98553293)

4:00 p.m.
Universal Equations In GromovWitten Invariants.
Xiaobo Liu*, Univ. of Notre Dame
(98553270)

4:30 p.m.
A Theorem of Dominguez Implies a Theorem of Gromov.
Richard H Escobales*, Canisius College
(9855321)

5:00 p.m.
Spectral Bounds on Orbifold Isotropy.
Elizabeth A. Stanhope*, University of Michigan
(9855320)

Saturday April 5, 2003, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Differential Geometry, II
Room 140, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Jiri Dadok, Indiana University dadok@indiana.edu
Bruce Solomon, Indiana University solomon@indiana.edu
JiPing Sha, Indiana university jsha@indiana.edu

8:30 a.m.
Minimal surfaces and Ricci flow.
Ian Agol*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(9855355)

9:00 a.m.
Classification of hyperbolic 3manifolds.
Jeff Brock, University of Chicago
Dick Canary*, University of Michigan
Yair Minsky, SUNYStony Brook
(98557301)

9:30 a.m.
Marden's tameness conjecture and limits of hyperbolic 3manifolds.
Jeffrey F. Brock*, University of Chicago
Juan Souto, Universität Bonn
(98553304)

10:00 a.m.
A geometric condition for topological tameness.
Chris Connell*, University of Chicago
(98558264)

10:30 a.m.
Conformally invariant differential operators.
Thomas P Branson*, University of Iowa
(98553303)

11:00 a.m.
Constructing locally nonisometric, simplyconnected isospectral manifolds via Sunada's method.
Craig J. Sutton*, University of Pennsylvania
(98553296)

Saturday April 5, 2003, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Differential Geometry, III
Room 140, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Jiri Dadok, Indiana University dadok@indiana.edu
Bruce Solomon, Indiana University solomon@indiana.edu
JiPing Sha, Indiana university jsha@indiana.edu

3:00 p.m.
Tangent bundle embeddings of manifolds in Euclidean space.
Mohammad Ghomi*, University of South Carolina
(98553105)

3:30 p.m.
Totally skew Euclidean submanifolds and nonsingular bilinear maps.
Serge Tabachnikov*, Penn State
(98553202)

4:00 p.m.
The tight clasp.
John M Sullivan*, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana
(98551180)

4:30 p.m.
Ropelength Criticality and the ``Simple'' Clasp.
Jason Cantarella*, University of Georgia
Joseph H. G. Fu, University of Georgia
Robert B Kusner, University of Massachusetts
John M Sullivan, University of Illinois
Nancy C. Wrinkle, University of Georgia
(9854942)

Sunday April 6, 2003, 9:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Differential Geometry, IV
Room 140, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Jiri Dadok, Indiana University dadok@indiana.edu
Bruce Solomon, Indiana University solomon@indiana.edu
JiPing Sha, Indiana university jsha@indiana.edu

9:00 a.m.
Geometry of $L^{p}([0,1],\mathbb{Z)}$.
Valera I Berestovskii, Omsk State University
Victor Gichev, Omsk State University
Conrad Plaut*, University of Tennessee
(98553246)

9:30 a.m.
Hypersurfaces of constant Gauss curvature in Minkowski space.
Bo Guan*, Department of Mathematics, University of Tennessee
Huaiyu Jian, Tsinghua University, China
(98553292)

10:00 a.m.
Spectral theory for tensor products of Hermitian holomorphic line bundles.
Harold G. Donnelly*, Purdue University
(9855344)

10:30 a.m.
Bonnet pairs revisited.
Gary R. Jensen*, Washington University
(98553201)

11:00 a.m.
Torsionfree $G_{3}$connections that are not analytic.
QuoShin Chi*, Washington University, St. Louis
(9855384)

11:30 a.m.
A moduli curve for compact conformallyEinstein K\"ahler manifolds.
Andrzej Derdzinski*, Ohio State University
Gideon Maschler, University of Toronto
(98553251)
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