Special Session on

Recent Progress in Operator Algebras

   Fall Central Sectional Meeting of the

Lincoln, NE, October 21-23, 2005

List of speakers

Alvaro Arias
University of Denver
Raul Curto
University of Iowa
Kenneth Davidson
University of Waterloo
Valentin Deaconu
University of Nevada, Reno
Benton Duncan
North Dakota State University
Xiang Fang
Kansas State University
Cynthia Farthing
University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Marius Ionescu
University of Iowa
Elias Katsoulis
East Carolina University
David Kribs
University of Guelph
David Larson
Texas A&M University
David Opela
Washington University in St. Louis
John Orr
University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Vern Paulsen
University of Houston
Justin Peters
Iowa State University
Yiu Tung Poon
Iowa State University
Albert Sheu
University of Kansas
Baruch Solel
Technion-Israel Insttute of Technology
Maria Viola
Queen's University, Kingston
Vrej Zarikian
United States Naval Academy


Allan P. Donsig University of Nebraska at Lincoln
David R. Pitts
University of Nebraska at Lincoln

Talks in the Special Session are 20 minutes long with 10 minute breaks in between (parts of which are used for questions). All talks will be scheduled in the following four sessions

Friday, October 21, 1:45 - 3:45 pm
Saturday, October 22, 8:30 - 11:30 am 
Saturday, October 22, 3:00 - 5:00 pm
Sunday, October 23, 8:30 - 11:30 am

Slide Preparation:

We expect the projection units in the rooms will work best if slides are prepared using LANDSCAPE mode.

Other Information

There will be a session dinner at 7:00pm on Saturday, October 22. Please let either Allan Donsig or David Pitts know if you plan to attend.
See also the AMS webpage for this special session
There are other talks scheduled in the AMS Meeting Program. In particular, there are four Invited Addresses and Sir Michael Atiyah will present a public lecture (tentativley scheduled for Friday, October 21, 4:15 - 5:15 pm).

The AMS imposed deadline for Abstract Submission is August 30, 2005. No talk can appear on the AMS Program if an abstract is not received by this date. The abstract should be sent electronically directly to AMS using the Abstract Submission form.

Travel, Lodging, Local Info, etc.

UNL links
General information , Travel and accomodation informatiuon   (provided by the UNL Math Department)
Airports Lincoln Airport (LNK) , Omaha Airport (OMA)
Mention the AMS Meeting to get the listed rate, deadline for reservations September 30:
Holiday Inn ($71.00, 5 minutes walk), Embassy Suites ($109.00, 5 minutes walk), Town House Mini Suites ($44.00/$51.00, 15 minutes walk, phone 1-402-475-3000, address: 1744 M St Lincoln, NE 68508)
Other hotels:
(10 minutes walk)
Location University of Nebraska, Lincoln NE, USA, Math DepartmentCity Campus MapMap detail including Avery Hall (the site of the event)
AMS links AMS , Meeting Program , Deadlines ,