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AMS Sectional Meeting Invited Addresses

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Fall Western Sectional Meeting
San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
October 25-26, 2014 (Saturday - Sunday)
Meeting #1104

Associate secretaries:

Michel L Lapidus, AMS,

NOTE: The following material has been posted without being proofread in order to provide you with the most current information.

Links to abstracts will be available approximately one week (for sectional meetings) to four weeks (for national meetings) after the abstracts deadline.

Invited Addresses

  • Kai Behrend, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, The virtual fundamental class and "derived" symplectic geometry.
  • Kiran S. Kedlaya, University of California, San Diego, A brief history of perfectoid spaces.
  • Julia Pevtsova, University of Washington, Seattle, Applications of geometry to modular representation theory.
  • Jim Simons, Euclidean Capital, Mathematics, common sense, and good luck. (Einstein Public Lecture in Mathematics)
  • Burt Totaro, University of California, Los Angeles, The fundamental group of an algebraic variety, and hyperbolic complex manifolds.