AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Special Session
Current as of Tuesday, April 12, 2005 15:21:41
Program 
Deadlines 
Registration/Housing/Etc. 
Inquiries: meet@ams.org
2004 Spring Eastern Section Meeting
Lawrenceville, NJ, April 1718, 2004
Meeting #997
Associate secretaries:
Lesley M Sibner, AMS
lsibner@duke.poly.edu
Special Session on Strings and Branes

Saturday April 17, 2004, 8:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Special Session on Strings and Branes, I
Room 317, Memorial Hall
Organizers:
Thomas P. Branson, University of Iowa branson@eva.math.uiowa.edu
S. James Gates, University of Maryland gatess@umd.edu

8:30 a.m.
Invariants on symmetric superspaces.
Yi Ming Zou*, University of WisconsinMilwaukee
(99722174)

9:10 a.m.
Supersymmetry beyond Superspace.
Gregory D. Landweber*, University of Oregon
(99717100)

9:30 a.m.
Discussion.

10:30 a.m.
Coadjoint orbits, spherical vectors and the wavefunction of the universe.
Andrew Waldron*, UC Davis
(9978196)

Saturday April 17, 2004, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Strings and Branes, II
Room 317, Memorial Hall
Organizers:
Thomas P. Branson, University of Iowa branson@eva.math.uiowa.edu
S. James Gates, University of Maryland gatess@umd.edu

2:30 p.m.
Conformally compact Einstein manifolds and renormalized volume.
Alice Chang, Princeton University
Jie Qing*, UC Santa Cruz
Paul Yang, Princeton University
(99753187)

3:05 p.m.
Conformally invariant Maxwell type operators on forms and global conformal invariants.
A Rod Gover*, University of Auckland
(99758103)

3:40 p.m.
Recent progress on the study of the BCOV torsion.
Hao Fang*, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
(99753205)

4:15 p.m.
MaxwellBornInfeld fields with point defects.
Michael K.H. Kiessling*, Rutgers University
(99783243)

4:50 p.m.
Morse Theory for the Hsurface equation.
Sagun Chanillo*, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick, NJ
Andrea Malchiodi, SISSA, Trieste, Italy.
(9975898)

Sunday April 18, 2004, 8:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Special Session on Strings and Branes, III
Room 317, Memorial Hall
Organizers:
Thomas P. Branson, University of Iowa branson@eva.math.uiowa.edu
S. James Gates, University of Maryland gatess@umd.edu

8:30 a.m.
A construction of critical {\sf GJMS} operators using Wodzicki's residue.
William J. Ugalde*, Purdue University
(99753172)

9:10 a.m.
Invertible functions on noncommutative twotori and holomorphic structures.
Alexander Polishchuk*, University of Oregon
(9975894)

9:50 a.m.
Geometry of the lifts of orientifold sixplanes from type IIA string theory to Mtheory.
Amy E Ksir*, United States Naval Academy
Stephen G Naculich, Bowdoin College
(99781228)

10:30 a.m.
CalabiYau Orientifolds: Gepner Crosscaps, Charges, and Moduli.
Brandon Bates, Columbia University
Charles Doran*, Columbia University
Lennaert Huiszoon, I.T.F., K.U.Leuven
Koenraad Schalm, I.S.C.A.P., Columbia
(99714168)
Inquiries: meet@ams.org