8:00 a.m. Quasideterminants and their applications. Israel Gelfand*, Rutgers University
Sergei Gelfand, American Mathematical Soc
Vladimir Retakh, Rutgers University
Robert Lee Wilson, Rutgers University
(983-16-712)
9:00 a.m. A Selective History of the Stone-von Neumann Theorem. Jonathan M. Rosenberg*, University of Maryland
(983-46-729)
9:30 a.m. From the Stone-von Neumann Theorem to the equivariant Brauer group and beyond. Dana P Williams*, Dartmouth College
(983-46-632)
10:00 a.m. Dimensions in group algebras. Nigel Higson*, Penn State University
(983-19-937)
10:30 a.m. The Index of Elliptic Operators and K Theory for Discrete Groups. Paul Frank Baum*, Penn State
(983-20-1034)
2:15 p.m. Non-commutative Conditional Expectations and Their Applications. Richard V Kadison*, University of Pennsylvania
(983-81-651)
3:15 p.m. On the generator problem of von Neumann algebras. Liming Ge*, Univ. of New Hampshire/Chinese Academy of Sciences
(983-46-853)
3:45 p.m. Cohomology for factors with property $\Gamma$ of Murray and von Neumann. Erik Christensen, University of Copenhagen
Florin Pop, Wagner College
Allan Sinclair, University of Edinburgh
Roger Smith*, Texas A&M University
(983-46-833)
4:15 p.m. Local structure of non-commutative $L_p$ spaces. Zhong-Jin Ruan*, University of Illinois
(983-46-856)
4:45 p.m. Quantum Metric Spaces. Marc A. Rieffel*, University of California, Berkeley
(983-46-64)
5:15 p.m. Conjugacy of Countable Discrete Amenable Group Outer Actions on AFD Factors. Yoshikazu Katayama, Osaka Kyoiku University
Masamichi Takesaki*, UCLA
(983-46-838)
8:00 a.m. Betti numbers and rigidity results for cross-product von Neumann factors. Sorin Popa*, UCLA
(983-46-1499)
9:00 a.m. Operator Spaces: Problems associated with the quantization of Banach space theory. Edward G Effros*, UCLA
(983-46-1294)
9:30 a.m. Algebraic structure and norm in operator algebras - extensions of some results of Stone and von Neumann. David P Blecher*, University of Houston
(983-46-881)
10:00 a.m. Applications of Injective Envelopes. Vern I Paulsen*, University of Houston
(983-46-1361)
10:30 a.m. On the Curvature of a Completely Positive Map. Paul S. Muhly*, University of Iowa
Baruch Solel, Technion
(983-46-953)
11:00 a.m. The algebraization of dynamics: amenability, nuclearity, quasidiagonality, and approximate finite dimensionality. Bruce Blackadar*, University of Nevada, Reno
(983-46-1250)
1:00 p.m. Singly generated planar algebras and subfactors. Dietmar Bisch*, Vanderbilt University
(983-46-691)
1:30 p.m. Construction of spatial $E_o$-semigroups of $B(H).$. Robert T. Powers*, University of Pennsylvania
(983-46-608)
2:00 p.m. Noncommutative dynamics, moment polynomials, and dilations. William B. Arveson*, UC Berkeley
(983-46-1442)
2:30 p.m. On shifts of Minimal Index on the Hyperfinite $II_1$ Factor. Geoffrey L. Price*, U. S. Naval Academy
(983-46-449)
3:00 p.m. Applications of the work of Stone and von Neumann to the theory of wavelets. Judith A. Packer*, University of Colorado at Boulder
(983-46-928)
3:30 p.m. A Natural Topology on the Kasparov Groups. Michael V. Pimsner*, University of Pennsylvania
(983-46-1299)