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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 Codimension One Splittings of Manifolds

Friday April 4, 2003, 2:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Codimension One Splittings of Manifolds, I
Room 236, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
James F. Davis, Indiana University jfdavis@indiana.edu
Andrew A. Ranicki, University of Edinburgh aar@maths.ed.ac.uk

2:00 p.m.
A Calculation of $UNil_3 (\mathbb{Z})$ via Twisted $Q$Groups.
Markus Banagl*, University of Cincinnati
Andrew A Ranicki, University of Edinburgh
(9855773)

2:30 p.m.
Splitting the Whitehead space of some manifolds.
Ross E Staffeldt*, New Mexico State University
(98555183)

3:00 p.m.
Twisted doubles of stable thickenings.
D J Crowley*, State College
(98557255)

3:30 p.m.
Some Computations of lower Ktheory of Virtually Cyclic Groups.
Jim Davis, Indiana University, Bloomington
Bogdan Vajiac*, Indiana University, Northwest
(98519238)

4:00 p.m.
The Surgery Obstruction Groups of the Infinite Dihedral Group.
Frank X. Connolly*, University of Notre Dame
James F. Davis, Indiana University
(98557335)

Saturday April 5, 2003, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Codimension One Splittings of Manifolds, II
Room 236, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
James F. Davis, Indiana University jfdavis@indiana.edu
Andrew A. Ranicki, University of Edinburgh aar@maths.ed.ac.uk

9:00 a.m.
Twisting diagrams, codimension 1 splittings and Unil.
Ian Hambleton*, McMaster University
(98557134)

9:30 a.m.
UNil(Z,Z,Z) and 4manifolds.
Bjoern Jahren*, University of Oslo
Slawomir Kwasik, Tulane University
(98557262)

10:00 a.m.
Break

10:30 a.m.
The block structure space of the infinitedimensional real projective space.
Tibor Macko*, Univerisity of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
(98557129)

11:00 a.m.
Splitting Theorems for Connected Sums.
James F. Davis*, Indiana University
Francis X Connolly, University of Notre Dame
(98557299)

Saturday April 5, 2003, 3:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Codimension One Splittings of Manifolds, III
Room 236, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
James F. Davis, Indiana University jfdavis@indiana.edu
Andrew A. Ranicki, University of Edinburgh aar@maths.ed.ac.uk

3:00 p.m.
A homotopic approach to the Isomorphism Conjecture.
Daniel JuanPineda, Instituto de Matematicas, UNAM, Campus Morelia
Stratos Prassidis*, Canisius College
(98519122)

3:30 p.m.
Codimension 1 splitting and noncommutative localization.
Andrew A Ranicki*, University of Edinburgh
(9855739)

4:00 p.m.
Seifert Surfaces and Characteristic Polynomials.
Desmond Sheiham*, University of California, Riverside
(98519208)

Sunday April 6, 2003, 9:00 a.m.12:20 p.m.
Special Session on Codimension One Splittings of Manifolds, IV
Room 236, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
James F. Davis, Indiana University jfdavis@indiana.edu
Andrew A. Ranicki, University of Edinburgh aar@maths.ed.ac.uk

9:00 a.m.
Controlled algebraic Ktheory.
Frank S Quinn*, Virginia Tech
(9851979)

9:30 a.m.
On the rho invariant for manifolds with boundary.
Paul Kirk*, Indiana University
Matthias Lesch, Universitat zu Koln
(9855774)

10:00 a.m.
Etainvariants as obstructions to a knot in $S^3$ being slice or ribbon.
Stefan K Friedl*, Brandeis University
(9855465)

10:30 a.m.
Break

11:00 a.m.
Examples of Exotic Stratifications.
Bruce Hughes*, Vanderbilt University
(98557113)

11:30 a.m.
Applications of codimension one splittings of analytic invariants.
Sylvain Cappell*, New YorK University
Ronnie Lee, Yale University
Edward Miller, Polytechnic University
(98557340)

12:00 p.m.
Discussion
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