AMS Sectional Meeting Invited Addresses

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2009 Spring Western Section Meeting
San Francisco, CA, April 25-26, 2009 (Saturday - Sunday)
Meeting #1049

Associate secretaries:
Michel L Lapidus, AMS,
Links to abstracts will be available approximately one week (for sectional meetings) to four weeks (for national meetings) after the abstracts deadline.

Invited Addresses

  • Yehuda Shalom, University of California Los Angeles, Bounded generation of arithmetic groups and some recent applications.
  • Roman Vershynin, University of Michigan, Concentration of measure, convex geometry and random matrices.
  • Karen Vogtmann, Cornell University, Actions of automorphism groups of free groups.
  • Efim Zelmanov, University of California San Diego, Asymptotic properties of finite groups and finite-dimensional algebras.