AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Special Session
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Fall Eastern Sectional Meeting
Binghamton, NY, October 1112, 2003
Meeting #990
Associate secretaries:
Lesley M Sibner, AMS
lsibner@duke.poly.edu
Special Session on Manifold Theory

Saturday October 11, 2003, 8:30 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Manifold Theory, I
Room 9, Lecture Hall
Organizers:
Erik K. Pedersen, Binghamton University erik@math.binghamton.edu
Ian Hambleton, McMaster University ian@math.mcmaster.ca

8:30 a.m.
Propagation and actions on a product of spheres.
Alejandro Adem, University of Wisconsin
James F Davis*, Indiana University
Ozgun Unlu, University of Wisconsin
(99057276)

9:00 a.m.
Virtual manifolds.
Frank Quinn*, Virginia Tech
(99057262)

9:30 a.m.
Resolving Homology Manifolds.
J. Bryant*, Tallahassee, FL
S. Ferry, Rutgers University
W. Mio, Florida State University
S. Weinberger, University of Chicago
(9905771)

10:00 a.m.
On the stable homology of $Aut(F_n)$.
Daniel K. Biss*, IAS & CMI
(99055227)

Saturday October 11, 2003, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Manifold Theory, II
Room 9, Lecture Hall
Organizers:
Erik K. Pedersen, Binghamton University erik@math.binghamton.edu
Ian Hambleton, McMaster University ian@math.mcmaster.ca

3:00 p.m.
Higher Reidemeister Torsion.
Edward Bruce Williams*, U. of Notre Dame
(99057134)

3:30 p.m.
Some nondiffeomorphic harmonic cellular maps.
F. T. Farrell*, Binghamton University
P. Ontaneda, Univ. Federal de Pernambuco
(99053133)

4:00 p.m.
On the classification of simply connected $7$manifolds.
Diarmuid J Crowley*, Penn State
(99057184)

4:30 p.m.
A rational criminal.
Kasper K. S. Andersen, Aarhus University
Tilman Bauer, SFB 478 Munster
Jesper Grodal*, University of Chicago
Erik K. Pedersen, Binghamton University
(99055240)

Sunday October 12, 2003, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Manifold Theory, III
Room 9, Lecture Hall
Organizers:
Erik K. Pedersen, Binghamton University erik@math.binghamton.edu
Ian Hambleton, McMaster University ian@math.mcmaster.ca

8:30 a.m.
Periodic Methods and Fixity.
Alejandro Adem*, University of Wisconsin
Jim Davis, Indiana University
Ozgun Unlu, University of Wisconsin
(9905782)

9:00 a.m.
Thickenings of $Z/nZ$ manifolds and applications.
Laurence R Taylor*, University of Notre Dame
(9905778)

9:30 a.m.
Splitting With Continuous Control in Algebraic $K$theory.
David Rosenthal*, McMaster University
(99057112)

10:00 a.m.
Controlled exact categories.
Manuel Cardenas*, Universidad de Sevilla (Spain)
(9901930)

10:30 a.m.
Obstructions to transversality for exotic homology manifolds.
Heather M Johnston*, Vassar College
(99057257)

Sunday October 12, 2003, 2:30 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Manifold Theory, IV
Room 9, Lecture Hall
Organizers:
Erik K. Pedersen, Binghamton University erik@math.binghamton.edu
Ian Hambleton, McMaster University ian@math.mcmaster.ca

2:30 p.m.
Lipschitz cohomology, coronas, and the Novikov conjecture.
Alexander Dranishnikov*, University of Florida
(99057132)

3:00 p.m.
Hamiltonian Stationary Lagrangian Surfaces in $CP^2$.
Hui Ma*, Dept. of Math. & Stat., GANG, Umass, Amherst
Franz Pedit, Dept. of Math. & Stat., GANG, Umass, Amherst
(9905139)
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