Workshop on Applications to Operator Algebras, September 10-14, 2012

This workshop will take place at the Fields institute, as a part of the 2012 Thematic Program on Forcing and its Applications.

Organizing Committee:

  • Ilijas Farah
  • Andrew Toms
  • Alexander S. Kechris

Monday, September 10
10:00
Nik WeaverFalsifying Kadison-Singer
10:50
Coffee Break
11:20
David KerrIndependence, ultraproducts, and actions of sofic groups
12:10
Lunch break
2:00
N. Christopher PhillipsTBA
2:50
Coffee Break
3:20
Paul McKenneyAutomorphisms of Corona Algebras
4:00
Aaron TikuisisDecomposition rank and Jiang-Sustability of C*-algebras
4:40
Wilhelm WinterDynamics, dimension and classification of C*-algebras
Tuesday, September 11
10:00
Adrian IoanaCartan subalgebras in amalgamated free product II1
factors.
10:50
Coffee Break
11:20
Roman SasykAnalytic sets of von Neumann algebras
12:10
Lunch break
2:00
Mikael Rørdam
2:50
Coffee Break
3:20
Asger Törnquist
4:20
Huaxin LinSimple C*-algebras with generalized tracial rank one.

Wednesday, September 12

10:00
Julien MellerayGeneric properties of measure preserving actions
10:50
Coffee Break
11:10
Robin Tucker-DrobShift Minimal Groups
11:50
Anush TserunyanFinite generators for countable group actions
12:20
Free afternoon.
Thursday, September 13
10:00
Bradd Hart
10:50
Coffee Break
11:20
Ilan HirshbergRokhlin dimension for automorphisms of C*-algebras.
12:10
Lunch break
2:00
Stuart WhiteConstructing tracially large order zero maps
2:50
Coffee Break
3:20
Tristan BiceTraces and Ultrapowers
4:10
Pre-colloquium break
4:30
Andrew Toms, Back2Fields ColloquiumTensorial absorption and the structure of operator algebras

 

Reception to follow, cash bar

Friday, September 14
10:00
Bruce BlackadarThe homotopy lifting theorem for semiprojective C*-algebras.
10:50
Coffee Break
11:10
Luis Santiago
11:40
Joav OrovitzTracially Z-absorbing C*-algebras
12:20
Lunch break
2:00
George Elliott

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