May 20, 2018

Fields Institute Weekend Meeting on Operator Algebras

March 13-14, 2004

Abstracts for the conference are available here as a downloadable PDF


Saturday, March 13, 2004
9:30-10:15 am David Kribs (Guelph)
Non-selfadjoint directed graph operator algebras
10:30 - 11:15 David Handelman (Ottawa)
Two-sided noncommutative fractional linear transformations
11:45 - 12:30

Hanfeng Li (Toronto)
On the C*-algebras and smooth algebras generated by projective representations of finitely generated abelian groups

12:30 - 2:00 Lunch
2:00 - 2:45 N. Christopher Phillips (Oregon)
Crossed products by actions with the tracial Rokhlin property
3:00 - 3:45 James Mingo (Queen's)
Fluctuations of Eigenvalue distributions and Orthogonal Polynomials
4:15 - 5:00 Philippe Larocque (Waterloo)
The model for lamda-commuting isometries
5:15 - 6:00

Andrew Toms (The Fields Institute)
On the classifiability of nuclear C*-algebras

Sunday, March 14, 2004
9:30-10:15 am Matthias Neufang (Carleton)
Completely isometric representations of mutiplier algebras
10:30 - 11:15
N. Christopher Phillips (Oregon)
Crossed products by actions with the tracial Rokhlin property, part II
11:45 - 12:30 Masoud Khalkhali (Western)
From transverse index theory to Hopf-cyclic cohomology via the local index formula
12:30-2:00 Lunch
2:00 - 2:45

Roland Speicher (Queen's)
Fluctuations of random matrices and cyclic Fock spaces

3:00 - 3:45 Ana Savu (Toronto)
Closed functions versus exact functions in interacting particle systems
4:00 - 4:45 Xiaodong Hu (Toronto)
Spectral triples and transversally elliptic operators
5:00 - 5:45 Cristian Ivanescu (Toronto)
On the classification of simple C*-algebras which are inductive limits of continuous-trace C*-algebras whose spectrum is homeomorphic to the closed interval [0,1]
6:00 - 6:45

Dan Kucerovsky (New Brunswick)
Absorption: What is it, where do we find it, and what is it good for?

Abstracts for the talks are available in PDF format here.

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