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2007 Fall Central Section Meeting
Chicago, IL, October 56, 2007 (Friday  Saturday)
Meeting #1030
Associate secretaries:
Susan J Friedlander, AMS
susan@math.northwestern.edu
Special Session on Differential Geometry and Its Applications

Friday October 5, 2007, 2:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Differential Geometry and Its Applications, I
Room 8206, DePaul Center
Organizers:
Jianguo Cao, University of Notre Dame cao.7@nd.edu

2:30 p.m.
Blocking geodesics  a survey of recent results.
Ben Schmidt*, U. of Chicago
(103051273)

3:00 p.m.
Infinitedimensional steepest descent flow invariants and related nonlinear ordinary differential equations.
Anders Linn\'er*, Northern Illinois University
(103058146)

3:30 p.m.
Optimization of the Distortion Energy Functional over Homotopy Classes of Diffeomorphisms.
Oksana Bihun*, Department of Mathematics, University of MissouriColumbia
Carmen Chicone, Department of Mathematics, University of MissouriColumbia
(10305324)

4:00 p.m.
Constant Mean Curvature Surfaces with Symmetries.
Hongyou Wu*, Northern Illinois University
(103053270)

4:30 p.m.
Bismut's Formula for Heat Kernels and Its Generalizations.
Elton P Hsu*, Northwestern University
(103053144)

5:00 p.m.
Solution of first order second degree quadratic differential equation.
Ali A. Salim*, Al nahrain University / faculity of engineering
(10303410)

5:30 p.m.
Insecurity and the growth of the number of geodesics between two points.
Keith Burns*, Northwestern University
Eugene Gutkin, IMPA/Uniwersytet Mikolaja Kopernika
(10305386)

Saturday October 6, 2007, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Differential Geometry and Its Applications, II
Room 8206, DePaul Center
Organizers:
Jianguo Cao, University of Notre Dame cao.7@nd.edu

Saturday October 6, 2007, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Differential Geometry and Its Applications, III
Room 8206, DePaul Center
Organizers:
Jianguo Cao, University of Notre Dame cao.7@nd.edu
Inquiries: meet@ams.org