## Infinite Dimensional Lie Theory and its Applications

September 2000 to January 2001

*LECTURES*

December 7

Informal Lie Lecture

G. Tudose (Fields Institute)

*Combinatorial aspects of the Verlinde algebra*

December 5-7

Coxeter Lectures

G. Segal (Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford)

*The Idea of Space in String Theory*

November 30

Sophus Lie Lecture

G. Zuckerman (Yale University)

*Relative integrability of Lie algebra representations*

November 29

Sophus Lie Lecture

O. Mathieu (CNRS, Lyon)

*Connections on stable bundles*

November 28

Sophus Lie Lecture

A. Pianzola (University of Alberta)

*Applications of Torsors to affine Kac-Moody algebras*

November 27

Informal Lie Lecture

A. Frabetti (UNIL, Lausanne)

*Series with non-commutative coefficients and field theory*

November 24

Sophus Lie Lecture

K. Liu (UCLA)

*Elliptic genera and Kac-Moody Lie algebras*

November 23

Informal Lie Lecture

S. Azam (The Fields Institute)

*Extended affine root systems and Weyl groups*

November 22

Sophus Lie Lecture

O. Smirnov (College of Charleston)

*Functorial version of Tits-Kantor-Koecher Construction*

November 21

Sophus Lie Lecture

M. Kapranov (University of Toronto)

*Vertex algebras and the formal loop space*

November 6, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24

Lie mini-course

D. Harari (ENS, Paris)

*Torsors in algebraic geometry*

November 17

Sophus Lie Lecture

N. Jing (North Carolina State University)

*Realization of Quantum Affine Algebras at Roots of Unity*

November 16

Mini-Workshop

C. Dong (University of California, Santa Cruz)

*Lectures on Vertex Operator Algebras*

November 14

Informal Lie Lecture

A. Duff (The Fields Institute and University of Ottawa)

*Derivations of the elementary orthosymplectic Lie superalgebra*

November 13

Sophus Lie Lecture

Y. Bahturin (Memorial University)

*Group gradings on algebras*

November 9

Informal Lie Lecture

Y. Yoshii (The Fields Institute and University of Ottawa)

*Extended affine Lie algebras of type $\rm{A}_1$ and Jordan tori*

November 7

Sophus Lie Lecture

M. Roitman (MSRI)

*A presentation of the lattice VOA in terms of generators and relations*

November 2

Informal Lie Lecture

R. Wendt (The Fields Institute and University of Hamburg)

*Character formulas for non connected Lie groups and orbital theory
for *

twisted affine Lie algebras

October 31

Sophus Lie Lecture

P. Gille (CNRS, Universite Paris-Sud)

*Cyclicity of central simple agelbras of degree 5*

October 30, November 1, 3, 6

Sophus Lie Lecture Series

B. Feigin (Landau Institute of Theoretical Physics)

*Coinvariants of representations of affine Lie algebras*

October 17

Sophus Lie Lecture

W. Wang (North Carolina State University)

*Vertex algebras and cohomology ring structure of Hilbert schemes*

October 16

Sophus Lie Lectures

B. Khesin (University of Toronto)

*Poisson structures and Hamiltonian systems related to elliptic groups*

October 13

Sophus Lie Lectures

B. Khesin (University of Toronto)

*Orbits of affine Kac-Moody and elliptic groups*

October 10

Lie Informal Lecture

K. Zhao (Chinese Academy of Sciences)

*Simple Lie Color Algebras from Graded Associative Algebras*

October 3

Informal Lie Lecture

F. Wagemann (The Fields Institute and University of Nantes)

*A two dimensional analogue of the Virasoro algebra*

September 19

Informal Lie Lecture

E. Rao (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research)

*Generalized Virasoro Operators II*

September 12

Informal Lie Lecture

E. Rao (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research)

*Generalized Virasoro Operators I*