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2003 Spring Eastern Sectional Meeting
New York, NY, April 12-13, 2003
Meeting #986

Associate secretaries:
Lesley M Sibner, AMS lsibner@duke.poly.edu

Special Session on Rigidity in Dynamics, Geometry, and Group Theory

  • Saturday April 12, 2003, 8:50 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
    Special Session on Rigidity in Dynamics, Geometry, and Group Theory, I

    Room 408, Main Building
    Organizers:
    David Fisher, CUNY, Herbert H. Lehman College dfisher@alpha.lehman.cuny.edu
    Steven E. Hurder, University of Illinois at Chicago
    Kevin M. Whyte, University of Illinois at Chicago

    • 8:50 a.m.
      Differentiable rigidity of partially hyperbolic actions of higher-rank abelian groups.
      Anatole Katok*, The Pennsylvania State University
      (986-37-231)
    • 9:40 a.m.
      Rigidity for Expanding Actions on Compact Manifolds.
      Travis Fisher*, Penn State
      (986-37-175)
    • 10:10 a.m.
      Smoothness of small conjugacies and rigidity of standard actions of rank one lattices.
      Theron J Hitchman*, University of Michigan
      (986-37-182)
    • 10:40 a.m.
      Connectivity invariants of group actions.
      Ross Geoghegan*, Binghamton University
      (986-55-146)
  • Saturday April 12, 2003, 2:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
    Special Session on Rigidity in Dynamics, Geometry, and Group Theory, II

    Room 408, Main Building
    Organizers:
    David Fisher, CUNY, Herbert H. Lehman College dfisher@alpha.lehman.cuny.edu
    Steven E. Hurder, University of Illinois at Chicago
    Kevin M. Whyte, University of Illinois at Chicago

    • 2:30 p.m.
      The second cohomology of G with RG coefficients, and the structure of G.
      Bruce A Kleiner*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
      (986-20-105)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      Almost isometric actions, property T and local rigidity.
      David M Fisher*, Lehman College CUNY
      G A Margulis, Yale University
      (986-37-170)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Volumes of representations.
      Bruno Klingler*, Yale University
      (986-20-230)
    • 4:10 p.m.
      Finiteness of compact maximal flats of volume less than a given number.
      Hee Oh*, Institute for Advanced Study
      (986-22-133)
    • 4:40 p.m.
      Rigidity of surface group extensions.
      Lee Mosher*, Rutgers University --- Newark
      (986-20-197)
    • 5:10 p.m.
      A simple description of the Riemannian symmetric spaces of rank one.
      Adam Koranyi*, H. H. Lehman College
      (986-53-11)
  • Sunday April 13, 2003, 8:50 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
    Special Session on Rigidity in Dynamics, Geometry, and Group Theory, III

    Room 408, Main Building
    Organizers:
    David Fisher, CUNY, Herbert H. Lehman College dfisher@alpha.lehman.cuny.edu
    Steven E. Hurder, University of Illinois at Chicago
    Kevin M. Whyte, University of Illinois at Chicago

    • 8:50 a.m.
      Flats in outer space.
      Karen Vogtmann*, Cornell University
      (986-20-220)
    • 9:40 a.m.
      Quasi-isometric rigidity for some nonuniform $S$-arithmetic lattices.
      Kevin Wortman*, University of Chicago
      (986-20-210)
    • 10:10 a.m.
      Centralizers of Partially Hyperbolic Diffeomorphisms.
      Lizzie Burslem*, University of Michigan
      (986-37-226)
    • 10:40 a.m.
      Area preserving group actions on surfaces.
      John Franks*, Northwestern University
      Michael Handel, Lehman College, CUNY
      (986-37-71)
  • Sunday April 13, 2003, 2:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
    Special Session on Rigidity in Dynamics, Geometry, and Group Theory, IV

    Room 408, Main Building
    Organizers:
    David Fisher, CUNY, Herbert H. Lehman College dfisher@alpha.lehman.cuny.edu
    Steven E. Hurder, University of Illinois at Chicago
    Kevin M. Whyte, University of Illinois at Chicago

    • 2:30 p.m.
      On spaces of higher spherical rank.
      Ralf J Spatzier*, University of Michigan
      (986-53-211)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      The Properness Conjecture for 3-Dimensional Affine Actions.
      W. Goldman*, University of Maryland
      F. Labourie, University of Paris, Sud
      G. Margulis, Yale University
      (986-37-130)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Strong isospectrality for groups of Lorentzian transformations.
      Todd A. Drumm*, Swarthmore College
      Virginie Charette, University of Manitoba
      William M. Goldman, University of Maryland
      (986-51-73)
    • 4:10 p.m.
      Coding of geodesics on modular surfaces.
      Svetlana Katok*, The Pennsylvania State University
      (986-20-222)
    • 4:40 p.m.
      Cohomology of skew extensions of hyperbolic systems.
      Dmitry Dolgopyat*, University of Maryland
      (986-37-205)
    • 5:10 p.m.
      Topological Models of Simple Siegel Polynomials.
      Gaofei Zhang*, The City University of New York
      (986-37-28)
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