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Fall Southeastern Sectional Meeting
University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
November 89, 2014 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1105
Associate secretaries:
Brian D. Boe, AMS brian@math.uga.edu
Special Session on Exceptional Groups in Physics, Algebra, and Geometry

Saturday November 8, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Exceptional Groups in Physics, Algebra, and Geometry, I
Room 202, School of Education Building
Organizers:
Asher Auel, Yale University asher.auel@yale.edu
Anthony Ruozzi, Emory University
George McNinch, Tufts University

8:00 a.m.
New connections around exceptional groups, moderated by Asher Auel.

8:30 a.m.
Cohomology for Finite Exceptional Groups of Lie Type.
Daniel K Nakano*, University of Georgia
(110520185)

9:00 a.m.
Subalgebras of Real Simple Lie Algebras.
Jeffrey Adams*, University of Maryland
Tatiana Howard, Princeton University
(110522351)

9:30 a.m.
$\mathcal{N}=2$ SCFTs, Tinkertoys and Representation Theory.
Jacques Distler*, Physics Department, University of Texas at Austin
(110581212)

10:00 a.m.
Symmetric polynomials, exceptional Lie algebras, and superconformal indices of fourdimensional "class S" quantum field theories.
Oscar Chacaltana, ICTP Sao Paulo
Jacques Distler, University of Texas at Austin
Anderson Trimm*, University of Texas at Austin
(110522211)

Saturday November 8, 2014, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Exceptional Groups in Physics, Algebra, and Geometry, II
Room 202, School of Education Building
Organizers:
Asher Auel, Yale University asher.auel@yale.edu
Anthony Ruozzi, Emory University
George McNinch, Tufts University

3:00 p.m.
On the KneserTits conjecture.
R. Parimala*, Emory University
JeanPierre Tignol, l'Université catholique de Louvain
Richard Weiss, Tufts University
(110516290)

3:30 p.m.
Higer dimensional localglobal principles for torsors under linear algebraic groups.
David Harbater, University of Pennsylvania
Julia Hartmann, University of Pennsylvania
Daniel Krashen*, University of Georgia
(110512312)

4:00 p.m.
Projective duality and Brauer elements on K3 surfaces.
Justin Sawon*, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(110514198)

4:30 p.m.
Rationality of a Lie algebra over its quotient by the adjoint action.
Dave Anderson*, The Ohio State University
Mathieu Florence, Institut de Mathematiques de Jussieu
Zinovy Reichstein, University of British Columbia
(11051456)

Sunday November 9, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Exceptional Groups in Physics, Algebra, and Geometry, III
Room 202, School of Education Building
Organizers:
Asher Auel, Yale University asher.auel@yale.edu
Anthony Ruozzi, Emory University
George McNinch, Tufts University

8:00 a.m.
Magic squares of Lie groups.
Tevian Dray*, Oregon State University
John Huerta, Instituto Superior Técnico (Lisbon)
Joshua Kincaid, Oregon State University (physics)
Corinne A. Manogue, Oregon State University (physics)
Aaron Wangberg, Winona State University
Robert A. Wilson, Queen Mary, University of London
(110517236)

8:30 a.m.
Star Operations for Affine Graded Hecke Algebras.
Dan M Barbasch*, Cornell University
(110522338)

9:00 a.m.
On the exceptional Lie algebras and their exponents.
Pamela E Harris*, United States Military Academy
Erik Insko, Florida Gulf Coast University
(110517251)

9:30 a.m.
Some exceptional geometry of rolling surfaces.
Robert L. Bryant*, Duke University
(11055353)

10:00 a.m.
Jordan decomposition of realvalued characters of finite reductive groups with connected center.
Bhama Srinivasan, University of Illinois at Chicago
C. Ryan Vinroot*, College of William and Mary
(11052078)

10:30 a.m.
Abelian subgroups of algebraic simple groups.
Jun Yu*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(110522214)
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