Laminations and Foliations
in Dynamics, Geometry and Topology
SUNY at Stony Brook
May 18-24,1998
Monday - May 18
10:30
Alain Connes, IHÉS
The Riemann flow and the Zeros of Zeta
1:30
David Gabai, California Institute of Technology
Minicourse 1:
Laminations, Foliations and the Topology of 3-Manifolds (I)
2:45
Steven Hurder, University of Illinois at Chicago
The Global Geometry of Riemannian Foliations
Note: Only first 18 minutes of talk.
4:15
John Hubbard, Cornell University
Foliations of domains in C
^{2}
with pluri harmonic functions
Tuesday - May 19
9:00
David Gabai, California Institute of Technology
Minicourse 1:
Laminations, Foliations and the Topology of 3-Manifolds (II)
10:30
John Smillie, Cornell University
Minicourse 2:
Dynamics and Currents (I)
1:30
Sérgio Fenley, Florida State University
Foliations with good geometry
2:45
Lee Mosher, Rutgers University
Laminations and solvable groups
Wednesday - May 20
9:00
David Gabai, California Institute of Technology
Minicourse 1:
Laminations, Foliations and the Topology of 3-Manifolds (III)
10:30
Eric Bedford, Indiana University
Minicourse 2:
Dynamics and currents (II)
11:45
Dennis Sullivan, SUNY at Stony Brook
Some remarks on quantum topology
Thursday - May 21
9:00
Francis Bonahon, University of Southern California
Minicourse 3:
Geodesic laminations (I)
10:30
John Smillie, Cornell University
Minicourse 2:
Dynamics and currents (III)
1:30
Vadim Kaimanovich, University of Manchester
Brownian motion on foliations: entropy, invariant measures, mixing
2:45
John Erik Fornæss, University of Michigan
Remarks on dynamics on P
^{2}
4:15
Yulij Ilyashenko, Cornell University/Moscow State University
Covering manifolds for analytic families of leaves of foliations by analytic curves
Friday - May 22
9:00
Francis Bonahon, University of Southern California
Minicourse 3:
Geodesic Laminations (II)
10:30
Étienne Ghys, École Normale Supérieure de Lyon
Minicourse 4:
Riemann surface laminations: uniformization and meromorphic functions (I)
1:30
Jan Kiwi, Pontificia Universidad Católica
Rational laminations of complex polynomials
2:45
César Camacho, Instituto de Matemática Pura e Aplicada
Complex foliations near a singularity
Note: There are some audio issues with this video.
4:15
Alberto Verjovsky, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Complex Kleinian groups in higher dimension
Note: There are some audio issues with this video.
Saturday - May 23
9:00
Francis Bonahon, University of Southern California
Minicourse 3:
Geodesic laminations (III)
10:30
Étienne Ghys, École Normale Supérieure de Lyon
Minicourse 4:
Riemann surface laminations: uniformization and meromorphic functions (II)
Note: There is no audio for the first 7 minutes.
1:30
Gomez-Mont
The attractor of a Riccati equation and the foliated geodesic flow
2:45
Steven Kerckhoff, Stanford University
Seifert fibered spaces in the orbifold theorem
Note: There is no audio for the first 14 minutes.
Sunday - May 24
9:00
Yakov Eliashberg, Stanford University
Foliations and contact structures on 3-manifolds
10:30
Allen Hatcher, Cornell University
Kontsevich's conjecture on diffeomorphism groups of 3-manifolds
11:45
Étienne Ghys, École Normale Supérieure de Lyon
Minicourse 4:
Riemann surface laminations: uniformization and meromorphic functions (III)