Opening Workshop, 1-12 September 1997


Week 1
  Monday, 1 Sep Tuesday, 2 Sep Wednesday, 3 Sep Thursday, 4 Sep Friday, 5 Sep
9:30 - 10:30 Registration Viterbo Viterbo Viterbo Cahen
11:00 - 12:00 Polterovich Polterovich Polterovich Polterovich
12:00 - 14:00 L U N C H
14:00 - 15:00 Polterovich Maeda Cushman Stern Stern
16:00 - 17:00 Stern Karshon   Burstall Thomas
Week 2
  Monday, 8 Sep Tuesday, 9 Sep Wednesday, 10 Sep Thursday, 11 Sep Friday, 12 Sep
9:30 - 10:30 Ginzburg Ginzburg Gutt Gutt Gutt
11:00 - 12:00 Sikorav Sikorav Kirwan Wolf  
12:00 - 14:00 L U N C H
14:00 - 15:00 Karshon Jones Karshon    
16:00 - 17:00 Wolf Wolf      



Lecture Titles:

Burstall: Integrable systems in surface geometry
Cahen: Variational principles for symplectic connections
Cushman: Monodromy in dynamical systems
Ginzburg:   a. Abstract moment maps: local and global properties, cobordisms
  b. Hamiltonian flows without periodic orbits
Gutt: Deformation quantization
Jones: Hamiltonian circle actions and the signature
Karshon:   a. Hamiltonian torus actions: classification results
  b. Hamiltonian torus actions: classification results
  c. Cobordisms and abstract moment maps
Kirwan: Singular symplectic reduction and geometric quantisation
Maeda: Equivalence of deformation quantizations of algebras of Laurent polynomials
Polterovich: Topics in symplectic rigidity
  a. Symplectic rigidity: from packings to knots.
  b. Rigidity of symplectic structures.
  c. Geometry on the group of symplectomorphisms.
  d. Length spectrum in Hofer's geometry and symplectic fibrations.
  e. Lagrangian knots and Classical Mechanics.
Sikorav: Spaces of J-holomorphic curves
Stern:   a. Are there too many smooth and symplectic 4-manifolds?
  b. New constructions of smooth and symplectic 4-manifolds I
  c. New constructions of smooth and symplectic 4-manifolds II
Thomas: Contact structures on fake projective spaces and fake lens spaces
Viterbo: Applications of Floer cohomology for open manifolds
Wolf: Direct limit quantization


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