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Fall Eastern Sectional Meeting
Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME
September 2425, 2016 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1121
Associate secretaries:
Steven H Weintraub, AMS shw2@lehigh.edu
Special Session on Geometry of Nilpotent Groups

Saturday September 24, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometry of Nilpotent Groups, I
Room 213, Searles Science Building
Organizers:
Moon Duchin, Tufts University
Jennifer Taback, Bowdoin College
Peter Wong, Bates College pwong@bates.edu

8:00 a.m.
Nilpotent groups: interplay between algebra, geometry, and number theory.
Alexei Miasnikov*, Stevens Institute of Techniology
(112120244)

9:00 a.m.
Full residual finiteness growth of nilpotent groups.
Khalid BouRabee, The City College of New York
Daniel Studenmund*, The University of Utah
(112157141)

9:30 a.m.
On the dimension of matrix embeddings of torsionfree nilpotent groups.
Funda Gul, Stevens Institute of Technology
Armin Wei\ss*, Stevens Institute of Technology
(11212031)

10:00 a.m.
Quasiisometric \& Integrable Measure Equivalence Rigidity of Nilpotent Groups via Ergodic Theory.
Mike Cantrell*, MSRI
(112120213)

10:30 a.m.
Separated nets in nilpotent groups.
Tullia Dymarz, University of WisconsinMadison
Michael Kelly, University of Michigan
Sean Li, University of Chicago
Anton Lukyanenko*, University of Michigan
(112122215)

Saturday September 24, 2016, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Geometry of Nilpotent Groups, II
Room 213, Searles Science Building
Organizers:
Moon Duchin, Tufts University
Jennifer Taback, Bowdoin College
Peter Wong, Bates College pwong@bates.edu

3:00 p.m.
Quasiconformal geometry of boundaries of hyperbolic spaces Part I.
Luca Capogna, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Jeremy T Tyson*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(112130181)

4:00 p.m.
Quasiconformal geometry of boundaries of hyperbolic spaces Part II.
Luca Capogna*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Jeremy T. Tyson, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(112151188)

4:30 p.m.
Decomposability of Finitely Generated Torsionfree Nilpotent Groups.
Gilbert Baumslag, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, City College of New York
Charles F. Miller III, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Melbourne
Gretchen Ostheimer*, Department of Computer Science, Hofstra University
(112120139)

5:00 p.m.
Bubble Sets in the Heisenberg Group.
Andrew P. S\'anchez*, Tufts University
(112120197)

5:30 p.m.
The quasiconformal Jacobian problem and subRiemannian manifolds biLipschitz equivalent to the Heisenberg group.
Alex D. Austin*, University of California, Los Angeles
(112130199)

Sunday September 25, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometry of Nilpotent Groups, III
Room 213, Searles Science Building
Organizers:
Moon Duchin, Tufts University
Jennifer Taback, Bowdoin College
Peter Wong, Bates College pwong@bates.edu

8:00 a.m.
Equations in nilpotent groups.
Moon Duchin, Mathematics Department, Tufts University
Hao Liang, Mathematics Department, Tufts University
Michael Shapiro*, Mathematics Department, Tufts University
(11212095)

8:30 a.m.
Systems of equations in random nilpotent groups.
Albert GarretaFontelles*, Stevens Institute of Technology
Alexei Miasnikov, Stevens Institute of Technology
Denis Ovchinnikov, Stevens Institute of Technology
(11212022)

9:00 a.m.
A geometric approach to the Bounded Burnside Problem.
Khalid BouRabee*, CCNY
W. Patrick Hooper, CCNY
(112120224)

9:30 a.m.
Distortion of embeddings of a torsionfree finitely generated nilpotent group into a unitriangular group.
Funda Gul, Stevens Institute of Technology
Alexei G. Myasnikov, Stevens Institute of Technology
Mahmood Sohrabi*, Stevens Institute of Technology
(1121206)

10:00 a.m.
Rigidity of quasiisometries and quasiconformal maps.
Xiangdong Xie*, Bowling Green State University
(11212078)

10:30 a.m.
Fourier analysis and counting lattice points inside polytopes.
QuangNhat Le*, Brown University, Providence, RI
Ricardo Diaz, University of Northern Colorado
Sinai Robins, University of Sao Paulo, Brasil
(112105241)
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