AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Special Session
Current as of Saturday, April 12, 2008 00:23:32
2008 Spring Central Section Meeting
Bloomington, IN, April 56, 2008 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1038
Associate secretaries: Susan J Friedlander, AMS susan@math.northwestern.edu
Special Session on Algebraic Ktheory and Nil groups in Algebra and Topology

Saturday April 5, 2008, 9:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Ktheory and Nil groups in Algebra and Topology, I
Room 204, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
James F. Davis, Indiana University jfdavis@indiana.edu
Christian Haesemeyer, University of Illinois at Chicago chh@math.uic.edu

9:00 a.m.
Formulas for $NK_*(R)$ for $\Bbb Q$algebras.
Charles A Weibel*, Rutgers University
Guillermo Cortinas, Universities of Buenos Aires and of Valladolid
Christian Haesemeyer, University of Illinois at Chicago
Mark E Walker, University of Nebraska
(103819232) 
10:00 a.m.
On a question of Bass.
G Cortinas, Universities of Buenos Aires and of Valladolid
C Haesemeyer, University of IllinoisChicago
Mark Walker*, University of NebraskaLincoln
C Weibel, Rutgers University
(103819258)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday April 5, 2008, 2:30 p.m.5:15 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Ktheory and Nil groups in Algebra and Topology, II
Room 204, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
James F. Davis, Indiana University jfdavis@indiana.edu
Christian Haesemeyer, University of Illinois at Chicago chh@math.uic.edu

2:30 p.m.
Nilgroups, convex geometry, and discrete geometry.
Joseph Gubeladze*, San Francisco State University
(103819112) 
3:30 p.m.
Algebraic Ktheory over the infinite dihedral group.
James F Davis, Department of Mathematics, Indiana University
Qayum Khan*, Department of Mathematics, Vanderbilt University
Andrew Ranicki, School of Mathematics, University of Edinburgh
(103819248) 
4:30 p.m.
Splitting formulas for certain Waldhausen Nilgroups.
Ivonne J. Ortiz*, Miami University
JeanFrancois Lafont, Ohio State University
(103819296)

2:30 p.m.

Sunday April 6, 2008, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Ktheory and Nil groups in Algebra and Topology, III
Room 204, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
James F. Davis, Indiana University jfdavis@indiana.edu
Christian Haesemeyer, University of Illinois at Chicago chh@math.uic.edu

8:00 a.m.
The Behavior of NilGroups under Localization and the Relative Assembly Map.
Grunewald Joachim*, Bonn University
(103819249) 
9:00 a.m.
Higher GrothendieckWitt groups of schemes.
Marco Schlichting*, Louisiana State University
(10381985) 
10:00 a.m.
Generation and computation of Nilgroups.
Ian Hambleton*, McMaster University
(103819293)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday April 6, 2008, 2:30 p.m.5:15 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Ktheory and Nil groups in Algebra and Topology, IV
Room 204, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
James F. Davis, Indiana University jfdavis@indiana.edu
Christian Haesemeyer, University of Illinois at Chicago chh@math.uic.edu

2:30 p.m.
On the Cappell UNilgroups.
Andrew Ranicki*, University of Edinburgh
(103857133) 
3:30 p.m.
An approach to the FarrellJones conjecture.
Frank Quinn*, Virginia Tech
(103819340) 
4:30 p.m.
Algebraic Ktheory of hyperbolic reflection groups.
JeanFrancois Lafont*, Ohio State University
Ivonne J. Ortiz, Miami University
Bruce Magurn, Miami University
(103819298)

2:30 p.m.