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Fall Central Sectional Meeting
Washington University, St. Louis, MO
October 1820, 2013 (Friday  Sunday)
Meeting #1094
Associate secretaries:
Georgia M. Benkart, AMS benkart@math.wisc.edu
Special Session on Geometric Aspects of 3Manifold Invariants

Friday October 18, 2013, 4:45 p.m.6:35 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Aspects of 3Manifold Invariants, I
Room 102, Eads Hall
Organizers:
Oliver Dasbach, Louisiana State University
Effie Kalfagianni, Michigan State University kalfagia@math.msu.edu

4:45 p.m.
Signatures of real algebraic curves via plumbing diagrams.
Patrick M. Gilmer*, Department of Mathematics, Louisiana State University
Stepan Yu Orevkov, Laboratoire Emile Picard, Toulouse, France and Steklov Math. Inst., Moscow, Russia
(109457162)

5:15 p.m.
Combinatorics of Link Diagrams and Volume Estimates.
Adam J. Giambrone*, Michigan State University
(109457225)

5:45 p.m.
Oriented skein modules and the FrohmanGelca formula.
Heather M. Russell*, Washington College
(109457313)

6:15 p.m.
Example of an Extended Topological Quantum Field Theory.
Charles D. Frohman, The University of Iowa
Joanna KaniaBartoszynska*, National Science Foundation
(109457351)

Saturday October 19, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Aspects of 3Manifold Invariants, II
Room 102, Eads Hall
Organizers:
Oliver Dasbach, Louisiana State University
Effie Kalfagianni, Michigan State University kalfagia@math.msu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Ribbon Graph Constructions with Applications to Link Invariants.
Neal W Stoltzfus*, Louisiana State University
(109457257)

8:30 a.m.
Khovanov homology of oriented ribbon graphs.
Oliver Dasbach, Louisiana State University
Adam Lowrance*, Vassar College
(10945783)

9:00 a.m.
Localization and the link Floer homology of doubly periodic knots.
Kristen Hendricks*, UCLA
(109457103)

9:30 a.m.
Flag algebras and the stable coefficients of the Jones polynomial.
Stavros Garoufalidis, Georgia Institute of Technology
Sergey Norin, McGill University
Thao Vuong*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(10945175)

10:00 a.m.
Regular triangulations and the index of a cusped hyperbolic 3manifold.
Stavros Garoufalidis, Georgia Institute of Technology
Craig D. Hodgson, University of Melbourne
J. Hyam Rubinstein, University of Melbourne
Henry Segerman*, Oklahoma State University
(10945755)

10:30 a.m.
A re fined upper bound for the hyperbolic volume of alternating links and the colored Jones polynomial.
Oliver Dasbach, Louisiana State University
Anastasiia Tsvietkova*, ICERM, Brown University / University of California  Davis
(10945762)

Saturday October 19, 2013, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Aspects of 3Manifold Invariants, III
Room 102, Eads Hall
Organizers:
Oliver Dasbach, Louisiana State University
Effie Kalfagianni, Michigan State University kalfagia@math.msu.edu

Sunday October 20, 2013, 8:30 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Aspects of 3Manifold Invariants, IV
Room 102, Eads Hall
Organizers:
Oliver Dasbach, Louisiana State University
Effie Kalfagianni, Michigan State University kalfagia@math.msu.edu

8:30 a.m.
Growth of homology in finite abelian coverings.
Thang Le*, Georgia Insitute of Technology
(109457167)

9:00 a.m.
Knot contact homology and representations of the knot group.
Christopher R Cornwell*, Duke University
(109457127)

9:30 a.m.
Systoles and Dehn surgery for hyperbolic 3manifolds.
Grant S Lakeland*, University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign
Christopher J Leininger, University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign
(109457124)

10:00 a.m.
The Multiple Tails of Torus Knots.
Cody Armond*, University of Iowa
(109457301)

10:30 a.m.
Satellite operators as group actions on knot concordance.
Christopher W Davis, University of WisonsinEau Claire
Arunima Ray*, Rice University
(109457339)

11:00 a.m.
Hyperbolic cone metrics on $3$manifolds with boundary.
Feng Luo, Rutgers University
Tian Yang*, Stanford University
(10945707)

11:30 a.m.
The Kauffman bracket skein module of a connected sum of copies of $S^1\times S^2$ at roots of unit.
Charles Frohman*, The University of Iowa
Joanna KaniaBartoszynska, The National Science Foundation
(10945785)
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