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2010 Spring Western Section Meeting
Albuquerque, NM, April 1718, 2010 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1059
Associate secretaries: Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.ucr.edu, lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Special Session on Topics in Geometric Group Theory

Saturday April 17, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Topics in Geometric Group Theory, I
Room 225, Dane Smith Hall Organizers: Matthew Day, California Institute of Technology mattday@caltech.edu
Daniel Peter Groves, University of Illinois at Chicago daniel.p.groves@gmail.com
Jason Manning, SUNY at Buffalo jfox.manning@gmail.com
Henry Wilton, California Institute of Technology wilton@caltech.edu

8:00 a.m.
The difficulty of presenting groups.
Henry Wilton*, California Institute of Technology
Martin R Bridson, University of Oxford
(105920175)

8:30 a.m.
Filling loops far from a basepoint.
A. Abrams, Emory University
N. Brady, Univeristy of Oklahoma
P. Dani*, Lousiana State University
M. Duchin, University of Michigan
R. Young, IHES
(105920132)

9:00 a.m.
Higher divergence in rightangled Artin groups.
Aaron Abrams, Emory University
Noel Brady, University of Oklahoma
Pallavi Dani, Louisiana State University
Moon Duchin*, University of Michigan
Robert Young, IHES/NYU
(105920109)

10:00 a.m.
On the Dehn functions of Baumslag's metabelian groups.
Timothy R Riley*, Cornell
Martin Kassabov, Cornell
(10592051)

10:30 a.m.
Bilipschitz equivalence is not equivalent to quasiisometric equivalence for finitely generated groups.
Tullia Dymarz*, Yale University
(105920181)

Saturday April 17, 2010, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Topics in Geometric Group Theory, II
Room 225, Dane Smith Hall Organizers: Matthew Day, California Institute of Technology mattday@caltech.edu
Daniel Peter Groves, University of Illinois at Chicago daniel.p.groves@gmail.com
Jason Manning, SUNY at Buffalo jfox.manning@gmail.com
Henry Wilton, California Institute of Technology wilton@caltech.edu

Sunday April 18, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Topics in Geometric Group Theory, III
Room 225, Dane Smith Hall Organizers: Matthew Day, California Institute of Technology mattday@caltech.edu
Daniel Peter Groves, University of Illinois at Chicago daniel.p.groves@gmail.com
Jason Manning, SUNY at Buffalo jfox.manning@gmail.com
Henry Wilton, California Institute of Technology wilton@caltech.edu

Sunday April 18, 2010, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Topics in Geometric Group Theory, IV
Room 225, Dane Smith Hall Organizers: Matthew Day, California Institute of Technology mattday@caltech.edu
Daniel Peter Groves, University of Illinois at Chicago daniel.p.groves@gmail.com
Jason Manning, SUNY at Buffalo jfox.manning@gmail.com
Henry Wilton, California Institute of Technology wilton@caltech.edu

3:00 p.m.
Actions of Kahler groups on real hyperbolic spaces.
Pierre PY*, University of Chicago
(10595189)

4:00 p.m.
Cofinitely Hopfian groups, open mappings and knot complements.
Martin R. Bridson, University of Oxford
Daniel P. Groves*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Jonathan A. Hillman, University of Sydney
Gaven J. Martin, Massey University
(10592042)

4:30 p.m.
Surface Subgroups of Graph Products of Groups.
Sanghyun Kim*, the University of Texas at Austin
(105920104)

5:00 p.m.
Small cancellation, curvature and generic one relator groups.
John M Mackay*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(10592094)

5:30 p.m.
Reflections on Rigidity and Random Groups.
Paul E. Schupp*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(105920192)
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