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Joint Mathematics Meetings
Washington, DC, January 58, 2009 (Monday  Thursday)
Meeting #1046
Associate secretaries:
Bernard Russo, AMS brusso@math.uci.edu
James J Tattersall, MAA tat@providence.edu
AMS Special Session on Teichmüller Theory and LowDimensional Topology

Tuesday January 6, 2009, 8:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Teichmüller Theory and LowDimensional Topology, I
Balcony A, Mezzanine Level, Marriott
Organizers:
Richard P. Kent, Brown University rpkfour@gmail.com
Madlena Tomova, University of Iowa mtomova@math.uiowa.edu

8:00 a.m.
Surface subgroups of doubles of free groups.
Cameron McA Gordon*, University of Texas at Austin
Henry Wilton, University of Texas at Austin
(104657675)

8:30 a.m.
Finiteness Theorems for Hyperbolic 3Manifolds.
Ian Biringer*, University of Chicago
Juan Souto, University of Michigan
(104651310)

9:00 a.m.
Natural Volumes on Character Varieties of ThreeManifolds.
Charles Frohman*, The University of Iowa
KaniaBartoszynska, Naitonal Science Foundation
(104657130)

9:30 a.m.
The Local Topology of Deformation Spaces of Kleinian Surface Groups.
Aaron D Magid*, University of Michigan
(104651281)

10:00 a.m.
Reducible and toroidal Dehn filling with distance 3.
Sungmo Kang*, The University of Texas at Austin
(10465756)

10:30 a.m.
Complex projective structures with Schottky holonomy.
Shinpei Baba*, UC Davis
(104651368)

11:00 a.m.
Heegaard surfaces and the distance of amalgamation.
Tao Li*, Boston College
(104657202)

Tuesday January 6, 2009, 1:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Teichmüller Theory and LowDimensional Topology, II
Balcony A, Mezzanine Level, Marriott
Organizers:
Richard P. Kent, Brown University rpkfour@gmail.com
Madlena Tomova, Rice University mt2@rice.edu

1:00 p.m.
A normal surface calculus for Heegaard splittings.
Jesse E Johnson*, Yale University
(104657825)

1:30 p.m.
Asymptotics of WeilPetersson geodesics.
J. Brock*, Brown University
H. Masur, University of Chicago
Y. Minsky, Yale University
(1046511311)

2:00 p.m.
Uniform uniform exponential growth of subgroups of the mapping class group.
Johanna Mangahas*, University of Michigan
(104651362)

2:30 p.m.
Topological index theory for isotopy classes of surfaces.
David C Bachman*, Pitzer College
(104657139)

3:00 p.m.
A compactification for the space of singular Euclidean metrics on a surface.
Kasra Rafi*, University of Oklahoma
Moon Duchin, University of Michigan
Christopher Leininger, UIUC
(104651188)

3:30 p.m.
Surgery on a knot in (surface)x(I).
Martin Scharlemann, UCSB
Abigail Thompson*, UC Davis
(104657932)

4:00 p.m.
Geometry of splittings and models.
Hossein Namazi*, University of Texas at Austin
(104657390)
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