AMS Sectional Meeting Program by AMS Special Session
Current as of Tuesday, November 10, 2009 00:42:31
2009 Fall Western Section Meeting
Riverside, CA, November 78, 2009 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1054
Associate secretaries: Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.ucr.edu, lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Special Session on Homotopy Theory and Higher Algebraic Structures

Saturday November 7, 2009, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Theory and Higher Algebraic Structures, I
Room 173, Surge Building
Organizers:
John Baez, University of California Riverside baez@math.ucr.edu
Julie Bergner, University of California Riverside jbergner@math.ucr.edu

8:00 a.m.
Categorifying Quantum Groups.
Aaron D Lauda*, Columbia University
(10541662) 
8:30 a.m.
Categorification via Quiver Varieties.
Anthony Licata*, Stanford, CA
Sabin Cautis, Columbia
Joel Kamnitzer, University of Toronto
(105414139) 
9:00 a.m.
A Categorification of Hall Algebras.
Christopher Walker*, University of California, Riverside
(105418276) 
9:30 a.m.
A categorification of the Hecke algebra.
Alexander E Hoffnung*, University of California, Riverisde
(105418144) 
10:00 a.m.
Homotopy colimits and the space of squarezero uppertriangular matrices.
Jonathan W Lee*, Stanford University
(105455245) 
10:30 a.m.
Universal Bott Samelson resolutions.
Nitu R Kitchloo*, University of California, San Diego
(10542251)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday November 7, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Theory and Higher Algebraic Structures, II
Room 173, Surge Building
Organizers:
John Baez, University of California Riverside baez@math.ucr.edu
Julie Bergner, University of California Riverside jbergner@math.ucr.edu

3:00 p.m.
Real JohnsonWilson Theories.
Maia Averett*, Mills College
(105455101) 
3:30 p.m.
Generating spaces for $S(n)$acyclics.
Aaron Leeman*, University of California, Riverside
(105455287) 
4:00 p.m.
Large Mapping spaces in quasicategories.
David I. Spivak*, University of Oregon
Daniel Dugger, University of Oregon
(105418227) 
4:30 p.m.
An Application of Equivariant $\mathbb{A}^1$Homotopy Theory to Problems in Commutative Algebra.
T Benedict Williams*, Stanford University
(105419228) 
5:00 p.m.
On the $K$theory of toric varieties.
Christian Haesemeyer*, UCLA
Guillermo Cortinas, University of Buenos Aires
Mark E Walker, University of Nebraska
Charles A. Weibel, Rutgers University
(105419255) 
5:30 p.m.
Relations amongst motivic Hopf elements.
Daniel Dugger*, University of Oregon
Daniel C. Isaksen, Wayne State University
(105455297)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday November 8, 2009, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Theory and Higher Algebraic Structures, III
Room 173, Surge Building
Organizers:
John Baez, University of California Riverside baez@math.ucr.edu
Julie Bergner, University of California Riverside jbergner@math.ucr.edu

8:00 a.m.
Group Actions on Categorified Bundles.
Weiwei Pan*, St. Marys College of California
(105455292) 
8:30 a.m.
String Topology and the Based Loop Space.
Eric J Malm*, Stanford University
(105455221) 
9:00 a.m.
Orbifolds and Equivariant Homotopy Theory.
Laura Scull*, Fort Lewis College
Dorette Pronk, Dalhousie University
(105455100) 
9:30 a.m.
The AtiyahSegal completion theorem in twisted $K$theory.
Anssi S. Lahtinen*, Stanford
(105455178) 
10:00 a.m.
String Connections and Supersymmetric Sigma Models.
Konrad Waldorf*, University of California, Berkeley
(105453189) 
10:30 a.m.
Monoids of moduli spaces of manifolds.
Soren Galatius*, Stanford University
(105455142)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday November 8, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Theory and Higher Algebraic Structures, IV
Room 173, Surge Building
Organizers:
John Baez, University of California Riverside baez@math.ucr.edu
Julie Bergner, University of California Riverside jbergner@math.ucr.edu

3:00 p.m.
2Quandles: Categorified Quandles.
Alissa S. Crans*, Loyola Marymount University
(105418300) 
3:30 p.m.
A homotopytheoretic view of BottTaubes integrals and knot spaces.
Robin Koytcheff*, Stanford University
(105455273) 
4:00 p.m.
Unstable Vassiliev Theory.
Chad D Giusti*, University of Oregon
(105455202) 
4:30 p.m.
3Categories for the Working Mathematician.
Christopher L Douglas*, Berkeley
Andre Henriques, Utrecht
(105418135) 
5:00 p.m.
Blob homology 1.
Scott Morrison*, Miller Institute for Basic Research
Kevin Walker, Microsoft Station Q
(105418289) 
5:30 p.m.
Blob Homology 2.
Kevin Walker*, Microsoft Station Q
(105455272)

3:00 p.m.