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2009 Spring Central Sectional Meeting
Urbana, IL, March 2729, 2009 (Friday  Sunday)
Meeting #1047
Associate secretaries:
Susan J Friedlander, AMS
susan@math.northwestern.edu
Special Session on Geometric Function Theory and Analysis on Metric Spaces

Friday March 27, 2009, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Function Theory and Analysis on Metric Spaces, I
Room 447, Altgeld Hall
Organizers:
Sergiy Merenkov, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign merenkov@uiuc.edu
Jeremy Taylor Tyson, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign tyson@math.uiuc.edu
JangMei Wu, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign wu@math.uiuc.edu

2:00 p.m.
Dynamics of quasiconformal fields.
Jani Onninen*, Syracuse University
Tadeusz Iwaniec, Syracuse University
Leonid V Kovalev, Syracuse University
(104730489)

2:30 p.m.
Thurston obstructions and Ahlfors regular conformal dimension.
Kevin M Pilgrim*, Dept. Math., Indiana University
Peter Haissinsky, Universite de Provence
(104737247)

3:00 p.m.
Invariant Peano curves of expanding Thurston maps.
Daniel Meyer*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Helsinki
(104737309)

3:30 p.m.
Uniform Metric Spaces and Pointed GromovHausdorff Distance.
David A Herron*, University of Cincinnati
(104751437)

4:00 p.m.
Metric cotype and quasisymmetric embeddings.
Kevin Wildrick*, University of Jyväskylä
Ellen Veomett, California State University, East Bay
(104746134)

4:30 p.m.
Finite distortion, value distribution, and cohomology.
Pekka J. Pankka*, University of Michigan
(104730176)

5:00 p.m.
On approximate differentiability of the maximal function.
Piotr Hajlasz*, University of Pittsburgh
Jan Maly, Charles University and Purkyne University (Czech Republic)
(104746410)

Saturday March 28, 2009, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Function Theory and Analysis on Metric Spaces, II
Room 447, Altgeld Hall
Organizers:
Sergiy Merenkov, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign merenkov@uiuc.edu
Jeremy Taylor Tyson, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign tyson@math.uiuc.edu
JangMei Wu, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign wu@math.uiuc.edu

Saturday March 28, 2009, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Function Theory and Analysis on Metric Spaces, III
Room 447, Altgeld Hall
Organizers:
Sergiy Merenkov, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign merenkov@uiuc.edu
Jeremy Taylor Tyson, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign tyson@math.uiuc.edu
JangMei Wu, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign wu@math.uiuc.edu

Sunday March 29, 2009, 8:30 a.m.12:50 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Function Theory and Analysis on Metric Spaces, IV
Room 447, Altgeld Hall
Organizers:
Sergiy Merenkov, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign merenkov@uiuc.edu
Jeremy Taylor Tyson, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign tyson@math.uiuc.edu
JangMei Wu, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign wu@math.uiuc.edu

8:30 a.m.
Astala's conjecture on Hausdorff measure distortion under planar quasiconformal mappings.
Michael T. Lacey, Georgia Institute of Technology
Eric T. Sawyer, McMaster University
Ignacio UriarteTuero*, Michigan State University ; Centre de Recerca Matemàtica (Barcelona, Spain)
(104730249)

9:00 a.m.
Circlelike homeomorphisms and homogeneity at a point.
Melkana A Brakalova*, Fordham University
(104730297)

9:30 a.m.
Rigidity of Derivations on the Plane and Applications.
Jasun Gong*, University of Pittsburgh
(104728411)

10:00 a.m.
Comparison of BV Norms in Weighted Euclidean Spaces.
Chris Camfield*, Kenyon College
(104728425)

10:30 a.m.
Break

11:00 a.m.
Towards Uniform Rectifiability in a metric space setting.
Raanan Schul*, UCLA
(104728240)

11:30 a.m.
On the dimension of measures.
Anna Vershynina*, University of California Davis
Qinglan Xia, University of California Davis
(10472875)

12:00 p.m.
pHarmonic measure in simply connected domains.
John Lewis, Department of Mathematics, University of Kentucky
Kaj Nyström, Department of Mathematics, Umea University
Pietro PoggiCorradini*, Department of Mathematics, Kansas State University
(10473568)

12:30 p.m.
An Asymptotic Mean Value Characterization for pharmonic functions.
Juan J Manfredi*, University of Pittsburgh
Mikko Parviainen, Helsinki University of Technology
Julio D Rossi, University of Buenos Aires/ Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
(104735136)
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