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2009 Spring Western Section Meeting
San Francisco, CA, April 2526, 2009 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1049
Associate secretaries:
Michel L Lapidus, AMS
lapidus@math.ucr.edu,
lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Special Session on Recent Progress in Geometric Group Theory

Saturday April 25, 2009, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Progress in Geometric Group Theory, I
Room 327, Thornton Hall
Organizers:
Seonhee Lim, Cornell University slim@math.cornell.edu)
Anne Thomas, Cornell University athomas@math.cornell.edu

Saturday April 25, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Progress in Geometric Group Theory, II
Room 327, Thornton Hall
Organizers:
Seonhee Lim, Cornell University slim@math.cornell.edu)
Anne Thomas, Cornell University athomas@math.cornell.edu

3:00 p.m.
Rank 2 nondiscrete affine buildings.
Arkady Berenstein, Department of Mathematics, University of Oregon
Michael Kapovich*, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Davis
(10495198)

4:00 p.m.
Commensurability and unfoldings of uniform lattices in rightangled buildings.
Angela Kubena Barnhill*, Northwestern University
Anne Thomas, Cornell University
(104920207)

4:30 p.m.
The $\ell^2$invariants of clean 2complexes.
Ethan Berkove, Lafayette College
Sejal Dharia, San José State University
Tim Hsu*, San José State University
(104920200)

5:00 p.m.
Unusual Geodesics in Generalizations of Thompson's Group.
Claire Wladis*, BMCC/CUNY
(10492011)

Sunday April 26, 2009, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Progress in Geometric Group Theory, III
Room 327, Thornton Hall
Organizers:
Seonhee Lim, Cornell University slim@math.cornell.edu)
Anne Thomas, Cornell University athomas@math.cornell.edu

Sunday April 26, 2009, 3:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Progress in Geometric Group Theory, IV
Room 327, Thornton Hall
Organizers:
Seonhee Lim, Cornell University slim@math.cornell.edu)
Anne Thomas, Cornell University athomas@math.cornell.edu
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