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Fall Central Sectional Meeting
University of Akron, Akron, OH
October 2021, 2012 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1084
Associate secretaries:
Georgia Benkart, AMS benkart@math.wisc.edu
Special Session on Interactions Between Geometry and Topology

Saturday October 20, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Interactions Between Geometry and Topology, I
Room 311, Leigh Hall
Organizers:
Dan Farley, Miami University
JeanFrancois Lafont, Ohio State University jlafont@math.ohiostate.edu
Ivonne J. Ortiz, Miami University

8:30 a.m.
Almost flat manifolds with cyclic holonomy groups bound.
James F Davis*, Indiana University
Fuquan Fang, Capital Normal University, Beijing, China
(108457215)

9:00 a.m.
Rigidity of pseudofree group actions on contractible manifolds.
Frank Connolly, University of Notre Dame
James F Davis, Indiana University Bloomington
Qayum Khan*, Indiana University Bloomington
(108457152)

9:30 a.m.
Manifolds realizing rational homotopy types.
Jim Fowler*, The Ohio State University
Zhixu Su, University of California, Irvine
(108457352)

10:00 a.m.
Tits Geometry and Positive Curvature.
Fuquan Fang*, University of Notre Dame
Karsten Grove, Universrity of Notre Dame
Gudlaugur Thorbergsson, University of Koeln, Germany
(108457307)

10:30 a.m.
End structures and boundaries for open manifolds.
Craig R Guilbault*, University of WisconsinMilwaukee
Frederick C Tinsley, Colorado College
(108457255)

Saturday October 20, 2012, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Interactions Between Geometry and Topology, II
Room 311, Leigh Hall
Organizers:
Dan Farley, Miami University
JeanFrancois Lafont, Ohio State University jlafont@math.ohiostate.edu
Ivonne J. Ortiz, Miami University

Sunday October 21, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Interactions Between Geometry and Topology, III
Room 311, Leigh Hall
Organizers:
Dan Farley, Miami University
JeanFrancois Lafont, Ohio State University jlafont@math.ohiostate.edu
Ivonne J. Ortiz, Miami University

Sunday October 21, 2012, 1:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Interactions Between Geometry and Topology, IV
Room 311, Leigh Hall
Organizers:
Dan Farley, Miami University
JeanFrancois Lafont, Ohio State University jlafont@math.ohiostate.edu
Ivonne J. Ortiz, Miami University

1:30 p.m.
Dimension of Classifying Spaces with Virtually Cyclic Stabilizers for Certain ThreeDimensional Geometry Groups.
Kyle Joecken*, Ohio State University
(108419315)

2:00 p.m.
Algebraic Rank of $\mathrm{CAT}(0)$ Groups.
Raeyong Kim*, The Ohio State University
(108452286)

2:30 p.m.
The Geometric Burnside's Problem.
Brandon M. Seward*, University of Michigan
(108451361)

3:00 p.m.
Intersection growth on groups.
Khalid Mohammed BouRabee*, University of Michigan
Ian Biringer, Yale University
Martin Kassabov, Cornell University
Francesco Matucci, University of Virginia
(108420359)

3:30 p.m.
Local topology of boundaries for CAT(0) spaces with isolated flats.
Chris Hruska*, University of WisconsinMilwaukee
Kim Ruane, Tufts University
(108420365)

4:00 p.m.
Some examples of quasiisometries of nilpotent Lie groups.
Xiangdong Xie*, Bowling Green State University
(108420111)
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