AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Special Session
Current as of Monday, October 16, 2006 00:25:09
2006 Fall Western Section Meeting
Salt Lake City, UT, October 78, 2006 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1019
Associate secretaries: Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.ucr.edu, lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Special Session on Mathematics Motivated by Physics

Saturday October 7, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematics Motivated by Physics, I
Room 121, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Aaron J. Bertram, University of Utah bertram@math.utah.edu
YuanPin Lee, University of Utah yplee@math.utah.edu
Eric R. Sharpe, University of Utah ersharpe@math.utah.edu

8:00 a.m.
The PfaffianGrassmannian derived equivalence.
Andrei H Caldararu*, University of WisconsinMadison
Lev Borisov, University of WisconsinMadison
(10191495) 
9:00 a.m.
Sheaves and Metrics on Canonical Singularities.
David R Morrison*, Duke University
(101914150) 
10:00 a.m.
Birational Geometry and Homological Mirror Symmetry.
Ludmil Katzarkov*, University of California, Irvine
(10191478)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 7, 2006, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematics Motivated by Physics, II
Room 121, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Aaron J. Bertram, University of Utah bertram@math.utah.edu
YuanPin Lee, University of Utah yplee@math.utah.edu
Eric R. Sharpe, University of Utah ersharpe@math.utah.edu

3:00 p.m.
Integrable Hierarchies and Mirror Symmetry for Quasihomogeneous Singularities.
Huijun Fan, Peking University
Tyler Jarvis*, Univ. Connecticut
Yongbin Ruan, University of Michigan
(101914134) 
4:00 p.m.
Computation of (0,2) correlation functions.
Josh Guffin, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Sheldon Katz*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(101981219) 
5:00 p.m.
Geometric Langlands duality, gauge theory, and mirror symmetry.
Anton Kapustin*, California Institute of Technology
(10198159)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday October 8, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematics Motivated by Physics, III
Room 121, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Aaron J. Bertram, University of Utah bertram@math.utah.edu
YuanPin Lee, University of Utah yplee@math.utah.edu
Eric R. Sharpe, University of Utah ersharpe@math.utah.edu

8:00 a.m.
Algebraic Topology of CalabiYau Threefolds in Toric Varieties.
Charles F Doran*, University of Washington
John W Morgan, Columbia University
(10191483) 
9:00 a.m.
The "Jacobi genus": relation between the Witten genus and the twovariable elliptic genus.
Matthew Ando*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Nora Ganter, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Christopher P French, Grinnell College
(101955162) 
10:00 a.m.
The Physics of Knot Homologies.
Sergei G Gukov*, Caltech
(10195167)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 8, 2006, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematics Motivated by Physics, IV
Room 121, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Aaron J. Bertram, University of Utah bertram@math.utah.edu
YuanPin Lee, University of Utah yplee@math.utah.edu
Eric R. Sharpe, University of Utah ersharpe@math.utah.edu

3:00 p.m.
GromovWitten theory of twisted projective lines and intergable hierarchies.
HsianHua Tseng*, Department of Mathematics, University of British Columbia
(10191427) 
4:00 p.m.
Moduli space of 4manifolds and the universal SeibergWitten invariant.
N. Shirokova*, Stanford University
(101957140) 
5:00 p.m.
Gerstenhaber Structures and Vertex Algebras.
Vassily Gorbounov*, University of Kentucky
(101981142)

3:00 p.m.