AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Special Session
Current as of Wednesday, April 13, 2005 08:32:23
2005 Spring Eastern Sectional Meeting
Newark, DE, April 23, 2005
Meeting #1005
Associate secretaries: Lesley M Sibner, AMS lsibner@duke.poly.edu
Special Session on Arithmetic Groups and Related Topics

Saturday April 2, 2005, 8:30 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Arithmetic Groups and Related Topics, I
Room 130, Smith Hall
Organizers:
Alexander Lubotzky, Hebrew University of Jerusalem alexlub@math.huji.ac.il
Andrei Rapinchuk, University of Virginia asr3x@weyl.math.virginia.edu

8:30 a.m.
Finiteness properties of arithmetic groups over function fields.
KaiUwe Bux, University of Virginia
Kevin Wortman*, Cornell University
(10052037) 
9:05 a.m.
A geometric proof that $\mathrm{SL}_2(\mathbf{Z}[t,t^{1}])$ is not finitely presented.
KaiUwe Bux*, University of Virginia
Kevin Wortman, Cornell University
(10052040) 
9:40 a.m.
{\it $p$adic deformation of automorphic cohomology}.
Avner Ash*, Boston College
(10051126) 
10:15 a.m.
Injectivity problems in nonabelian galois cohomology of algebraic groups.
P B BarqueroSalavert*, The Graduate Center, CUNY
(10052053)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday April 2, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:45 p.m.
Special Session on Arithmetic Groups and Related Topics, II
Room 130, Smith Hall
Organizers:
Alexander Lubotzky, Hebrew University of Jerusalem alexlub@math.huji.ac.il
Andrei Rapinchuk, University of Virginia asr3x@weyl.math.virginia.edu

3:00 p.m.
Lattices, Buildings and KacMoody Groups.
Lisa Carbone*, Rutgers University
(10052079) 
3:35 p.m.
Arithmeticity of rank1 lattices with dense commensurators in positive characteristic.
Lucy Lifschitz*, University of Oklahoma
(10052045) 
4:10 p.m.
Zariskidense subgroups of semisimple Lie groups and Number theory.
Gopal Prasad*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
(10052231) 
4:45 p.m.
A question of Siegel.
Herbert Abels*, Universitaet Bielefeld, Germany
(10052276) 
5:20 p.m.
Some arithmetic groups that cannot act on the line.
Lucy Lifschitz, University of Oklahoma
Dave Witte Morris*, University of Lethbridge
(10052056)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday April 3, 2005, 8:10 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Arithmetic Groups and Related Topics, III
Room 130, Smith Hall
Organizers:
Alexander Lubotzky, Hebrew University of Jerusalem alexlub@math.huji.ac.il
Andrei Rapinchuk, University of Virginia asr3x@weyl.math.virginia.edu

8:40 a.m.
On centrality of the congruence kernel (joint work with Gopal Prasad).
Andrei S. Rapinchuk*, University of Virginia
(10052023) 
9:15 a.m.
The Auslander conjecture and dynamics of affine transformations.
Gregory Soifer*, Yale University
(10052247) 
9:50 a.m.
Nonfinitely generated groups between $SL_2(R)$ and $SL_2(K)$.
Peter Abramenko*, University of Virginia
(100520126) 
10:25 a.m.
Bounded generation of $S$arithmetic subgroups of isotropic orthogonal groups over number fields.
Igor V. Erovenko*, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Andrei S. Rapinchuk, University of Virginia
(10052025)

8:40 a.m.

Sunday April 3, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:45 p.m.
Special Session on Arithmetic Groups and Related Topics, IV
Room 130, Smith Hall
Organizers:
Alexander Lubotzky, Hebrew University of Jerusalem alexlub@math.huji.ac.il
Andrei Rapinchuk, University of Virginia asr3x@weyl.math.virginia.edu

3:00 p.m.
A nonsolvable factor of the multiplicative group of a quaternion algebra.
Louis H. Rowen*, BarIlan University
(100520140) 
3:35 p.m.
Finite Galois stable groups of matrices.
Marcin Mazur*, Binghamton University
(10051141) 
4:10 p.m.
Minimum covolume of lattices in a classical Chevalley group over ${\mathbb F}_q((1/t))$.
Alireza Salehi Golsefidy*, Yale University
(10052224) 
4:45 p.m.
Finite presentation of $SL_1(D)$.
Mikhail V Ershov*, Yale University
(10052038) 
5:20 p.m.
New Examples of Groups with Property Tau.
Martin Kassabov*, Cornell University
Nikolay Nikolov, University of Oxford
(10052057)

3:00 p.m.