
AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Special Session
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2004 Spring Western Section Meeting
Los Angeles, CA, April 34, 2004
Meeting #996
Associate secretaries: Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.ucr.edu, lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Special Session on Contact and Symplectic Geometry

Saturday April 3, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Contact and Symplectic Geometry, I
Room 110, Mark Taper Hall of Humanities Organizers: Dragomir Dragnev, University of Southern California dragnev@math.usc.edu
Ko Honda, University of Southern California khonda@math.usc.edu
Sang Seon Kim, University of Southern California kimss@math.usc.edu

8:00 a.m.
Higher Whitehead products in the symplectomorphism groups.
Olguta Buse*, Michigan State University
(99653157)

8:30 a.m.
Toric symplectic structures that vanish on circles.
Margaret Symington*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(99653119)

9:00 a.m.
Invariants of real symplectic 4manifolds and lower bounds in real enumerative geometry.
JeanYves Welschinger*, \'Ecole normale sup\'erieure de Lyon
(9965360)

9:30 a.m.
Holomorphic open book decompositions and the Weinstein conjecture in dimension three.
Casim Abbas*, Michigan State University
(9965388)

10:00 a.m.
Legendrian regular fibres in Small Seifert Spaces.
Hao Wu*, MIT
(9965746)

10:30 a.m.
Degeneration of the Moduli Space of JHolomorphic Discs and Legendrian Contact Homology.
Ke Zhu*, Stanford University
(9965348)

Saturday April 3, 2004, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Contact and Symplectic Geometry, II
Room 110, Mark Taper Hall of Humanities Organizers: Dragomir Dragnev, University of Southern California dragnev@math.usc.edu
Ko Honda, University of Southern California khonda@math.usc.edu
Sang Seon Kim, University of Southern California kimss@math.usc.edu

3:00 p.m.
Lagrangian collapse and degeneration of holomorphic curves.
Brett D Parker*, Stanford
(9965398)

3:30 p.m.
Towards the GenusOne GWInvariants of a Quintic Threefold.
Jun Li, Stanford
Aleksey Zinger*, Stanford
(99651101)

4:00 p.m.
Legendrian submanifolds in $R^{2n+1}$.
Tobias Ekholm, Uppsala University
John Etnyre, University of Pennsylvania
Michael G Sullivan*, MSRI/University of Massachusetts
(99653131)

4:30 p.m.
Pinwheels and bypasses.
Ko Honda, University of Southern California
William H Kazez, University of Georgia
Gordana Mati\'c*, University of Georgia
(99657195)

Sunday April 4, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 p.m.
Special Session on Contact and Symplectic Geometry, III
Room 110, Mark Taper Hall of Humanities Organizers: Dragomir Dragnev, University of Southern California dragnev@math.usc.edu
Ko Honda, University of Southern California khonda@math.usc.edu
Sang Seon Kim, University of Southern California kimss@math.usc.edu

8:00 a.m.
The failure of the parametric hprinciple for maps with prescribed Jacobian.
Joseph L Coffey*, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
(99653188)

8:30 a.m.
Lagrangian intersections and the Serre spectral sequence.
JeanFrancois Barraud, Universite de Lille 1
Octav Cornea*, University of Montreal
(99653132)

9:00 a.m.
Branching Floer homology: the definition.
Viktor Ginzburg, University of California, Santa Cruz
Basak Gurel*, SUNY at Stony Brook
Ely Kerman, SUNY at Stony Brook
(99653159)

9:30 a.m.
Branching Floer homology and the HoferZehnder capacity.
Viktor L Ginzburg, UC Santa Cruz
Basak Z Gurel, SUNY Stony Brook
Ely Kerman*, SUNY Stony Brook
(99658138)

10:00 a.m.
Instanton Floer homology with Lagrangian boundary conditions.
Katrin Wehrheim*, Princeton University
(99658139)

10:30 a.m.
Discussion
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