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2008 Fall Western Section Meeting
Vancouver, Canada, October 45, 2008 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1041
Associate secretaries:
Michel L Lapidus, AMS
lapidus@math.ucr.edu,
lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
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Einstein Public Lecture in Mathematics
Birds and Frogs.
Freeman Dyson*, Institute for Advanced Study
(10410005)

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Invited Address
Branched polymers in two and three dimensions.
Richard Kenyon*, Brown University
(10410001)

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Invited Address
Representation theory of symmetric groups.
Alexander S. Kleshchev*, University of Oregon
(10412002)

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Invited Address
Population spread and the dynamics of biological invasions.
Mark Lewis*, University of Alberta
(10410003)

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Invited Address
Ihara zeta functions and quantum chaos.
Audrey A. Terras*, University of California San Diego
(10411104)

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Special Session on History and Philosophy of Mathematics
Organizers:
Shawnee L. McMurran, California State University San Bernardino smcmurra@csusb.edu
James J. Tattersall, Providence College tat@providence.edu

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Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Related Topics
Organizers:
Malabika Pramanik, University of British Columbia malabika@math.ubc.ca
Burak Erdogan, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign berdogan@math.uiuc.edu

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Special Session on Noncommutative Geometry
Organizers:
Raphael Ponge, University of Toronto ponge@math.utoronto.ca
Bahram Rangipour, University of New Brunswick bahram@unb.ca
Heath Emerson, University of Victoria hemerson@uvic.ca

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Special Session on Applications of Algebraic Geometry
Organizers:
Elizabeth S. Allman, University of Alaska Fairbanks e.allman@uaf.edu
Rekha R. Thomas, University of Washington thomas@math.washington.edu

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Special Session on Algorithmic Probability and Combinatorics
Organizers:
Manuel Lladser, University of Colorado lladser@colorado.edu
Robert S. Maier, University of Arizona rsm@math.arizona.edu
Marni Mishna, Simon Fraser University mmishna@cs.sfu.ca
Andrew Rechnitzer, University of British Columbia andrewr@math.ubc.ca

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Special Session on Nonlinear Waves and Coherent Structures
Organizers:
Bernard Deconinck, University of Washington bernard@amath.washington.edu
Jeffrey DiFranco, Seattle University difranco@seattleu.edu

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Special Session on Convex and Discrete Geometry and Asymptotic Analysis
Organizers:
Karoly Bezdek, University of Calgary bezdek@math.ucalgary.ca
A. E. Litvak, University of Alberta alexandr@math.ualberta.ca

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Special Session on Knotting and Linking of Macromolecules
Organizers:
Eric J. Rawdon, University of Saint Thomas ericrawdon@gmail.com
Kenneth C. Millett, University of California Santa Barbara millett@math.ucsb.edu

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Special Session on padic Groups and Automorphic Forms
Organizers:
Clifton L. R. Cunningham, University of Calgary cunning@math.ucalgary.ca
Julia Gordon, University of British Columbia gor@math.ubc.ca

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Special Session on Probability and Statistical Mechanics
Organizers:
David Brydges, University of British Columbia db5d@math.ubc.ca
Richard Kenyon, Brown University rkenyon@math.brown.edu

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Special Session on Moduli Spaces and Singularity Theory
Organizers:
James B. Carrell, University of British Columbia carrell@math.ubc.ca
Patrick Brosnan, University of British Columbia brosnan@math.ubc.ca
Kalle Karu, University of British Columbia karu@math.ubc.ca

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Special Session on West End Number Theory
Organizers:
Nils Bruin, Simon Fraser University nbruin@cecm.sfu.ca
Matilde N. Lalin, University of Alberta mlalin@math.ualberta.ca
Greg Martin, University of British Columbia gerg@math.ubc.ca

Unscheduled
Contributed Paper Session
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