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2011 Spring Eastern Sectional Meeting
College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA
April 910, 2011 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1070
Associate secretaries:
Steven H Weintraub, AMS shw2@lehigh.edu
Special Session on Physically Inspired Higher Homotopy Algebra

Saturday April 9, 2011, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Physically Inspired Higher Homotopy Algebra, I
Rm 302, Swords Hall
Organizers:
Thomas J. Lada, North Carolina State University lada@math.ncsu.edu
Jim Stasheff, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

8:30 a.m.
Formality theorem for Hochschild cochains via transfer.
Vasily A. Dolgushev*, Temple University
(10701834)

9:00 a.m.
Homotopy associative algebras induce homotopy BatalinVilkovisky algebras.
John Terilla, CUNY Queens College
Thomas Tradler, CUNY
Scott O Wilson*, CUNY Queens College
(10701839)

9:30 a.m.
$L_\infty$algebras and Symmetric Brace Algebras.
Mindy Capaldi, Valparaiso University
Thomas Lada*, North Carolina State University
(107018171)

10:00 a.m.
A Concrete $L_{\infty}$ Module and Its Induced $L_{\infty}$ Structure.
Michael P. Allocca*, University of Scranton
(10705561)

10:30 a.m.
Modules and Extensions of Infinity Algebras.
Michael R Penkava*, University of WisconsinEau Claire
Alice Fialowski, Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest
Joshua Frinak, University of WisconsinEau Claire
Austen Ott, University of WisconsinEau Claire
(107017222)

Saturday April 9, 2011, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Physically Inspired Higher Homotopy Algebra, II
Rm 302, Swords Hall
Organizers:
Thomas J. Lada, North Carolina State University lada@math.ncsu.edu
Jim Stasheff, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

3:00 p.m.
$L_{\infty}$algebras from higher symplectic geometry.
Christopher L. Rogers*, University of California, Riverside
(107053272)

3:30 p.m.
Equivariant holonomy of gerbes and higher Hochschild complexes.
Mahmoud Zeinalian*, Long Island University
Thomas Tradler, CUNY and Max Planck Institute for Mathematics
Scott Wilson, Queens College of CUNY
Gregory Ginot, Université de Paris 6
(10705582)

4:00 p.m.
Higher supergroups for string and Mtheory.
John Huerta*, University of California, Riverside
(107018307)

4:30 p.m.
Transversal string topology and invariants of manifolds.
Somnath Basu*, Stony Brook University
(107055337)

5:00 p.m.
Linfinity models of mapping spaces.
Urtzi Buijs*, Universitat de Barcelona
(107055169)

5:30 p.m.
Tensor products of $A_{\infty}$algebras with higher homotopy inner products.
Thomas Tradler, College of Technology, City University of New York
Ronald Umble*, Millersville University of Pennsylvania
(10705558)

Sunday April 10, 2011, 8:30 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Physically Inspired Higher Homotopy Algebra, III
Rm 302, Swords Hall
Organizers:
Thomas J. Lada, North Carolina State University lada@math.ncsu.edu
Jim Stasheff, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

8:30 a.m.
Indelible grafting: species and graded Hopf operads.
Stefan Forcey*, University of Akron
Aaron Lauve, Loyola University Chicago
Frank Sottile, Texas A&M
(107005218)

9:00 a.m.
Deformations of bordered Riemann surfaces.
Satyan Devadoss*, Williams College
Timothy Heath, Columbia University
Cid Vipismakul, University of Texas, Austin
(10705213)

9:30 a.m.
MorseBott multicomplexes and cascades.
David E Hurtubise*, Penn State Altoona
(107055105)

10:00 a.m.
Whitneyform Finite Element Discretizations of Helicity Functionals: A Discrete Visual Understanding of Global Aspects.
P. Robert Kotiuga*, Boston University, ECE Dept.
(10705741)
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