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Central Spring Sectional Meeting
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
March 1415, 2015 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1108
Associate secretaries:
Georgia Benkart, AMS benkart@math.wisc.edu
Special Session on Floer Homology, Gauge Theory, and Symplectic Geometry

Saturday March 14, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Floer Homology, Gauge Theory, and Symplectic Geometry, I
Room A136, Wells Hall
Organizers:
David Duncan, Michigan State University duncan42@math.msu.edu
Matt Hedden, Michigan State University
Tom Parker, Michigan State University

8:30 a.m.
Vortex counting.
Sushmita Venugopalan, Chennai Math. Inst.
Chris Woodward*, Rutgers Univ.
(110853427)

9:00 a.m.
A classical approach to virtual knots.
Hans U. Boden*, McMaster University
Emily Dies, McMaster University
Anne Isabel Gaudreau, McMaster University
Adam Gerlings, McMaster University
Andrew J Nicas, McMaster University
(110857543)

9:30 a.m.
Virtual Knot Group Duality and Almost Classical Knots.
Hans U. Boden, McMaster University
Anne Isabel Gaudreau, McMaster University
Eric Harper*, McMaster University
Andrew J. Nicas, McMaster University
Lindsay White, McMaster University
(110857549)

10:00 a.m.
Abelian Gauge Theory and Khovanov Homology.
Aliakbar Daemi*, Simons Center for Geometry and Physics
(110858576)

10:30 a.m.
Instantons and odd Khovanov homology.
Christopher W Scaduto*, Los Angeles
(110857588)

Saturday March 14, 2015, 2:30 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Special Session on Floer Homology, Gauge Theory, and Symplectic Geometry, II
Room A136, Wells Hall
Organizers:
David Duncan, Michigan State University duncan42@math.msu.edu
Matt Hedden, Michigan State University
Tom Parker, Michigan State University

Sunday March 15, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Floer Homology, Gauge Theory, and Symplectic Geometry, III
Room A136, Wells Hall
Organizers:
David Duncan, Michigan State University duncan42@math.msu.edu
Matt Hedden, Michigan State University
Tom Parker, Michigan State University

8:00 a.m.
Traceless representations, tangles and a LagrangianFloer theory in the pillowcase.
Matthew Hedden, Michigan State University
Christopher M. Herald*, University of Nevada, Reno
Paul Kirk, Indiana University Bloomington
(110857236)

8:30 a.m.
The pillowcase and traceless representations of knot groups.
M. Hedden, Michigan State University
C. Herald, University of Nevada, Reno
P. Kirk*, Indiana University
(110857107)

9:00 a.m.
2D Quantum YangMills Theory and Stochastic Analysis.
Timothy Nguyen*, Michigan State University
(110853401)

9:30 a.m.
Heegaard Floer homology from a surgery viewpoint.
Yajing Liu*, UCLA
(110857502)

10:00 a.m.
Symplectic cohomology relative normal crossings divisors in the topological limit.
Sheel C Ganatra*, Stanford University
(110853536)

10:30 a.m.
A way to build maps between Fukaya categories.
Nathaniel Bottman*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Katrin Wehrheim, University of California, Berkeley
(110853221)

Sunday March 15, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Floer Homology, Gauge Theory, and Symplectic Geometry, IV
Room A136, Wells Hall
Organizers:
David Duncan, Michigan State University duncan42@math.msu.edu
Matt Hedden, Michigan State University
Tom Parker, Michigan State University

1:30 p.m.
Symplectic embeddings in dimension greater than four.
Richard K Hind*, University of Notre Dame
(110851495)

2:00 p.m.
Equivariant Gauge Theory and the Poincaré Homology Sphere.
Nima Anvari*, McMaster University
(110858459)

2:30 p.m.
Tightness of positive rational contact surgeries.
Thomas E Mark*, University of Virginia
Bulent Tosun, University of Virginia
(110857391)

3:00 p.m.
YangMills flow in dimension four.
Alex S Waldron*, SCGP, Stony Brook University
(110858274)

3:30 p.m.
RiemannRoch and Morse theory.
Daniel F Cibotaru, Universidade Federal Do Ceara, Fortaleza, Brazil
Liviu I Nicolaescu*, University of Notre Dame, Notre dame IN 46556, USA
(11085828)
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