September 16-21, 2006

Banff International Research Station, Canada

Sunday, September 17 | ||

9:00-9:50 | Sorin Popa | On the Super-rigidity of Malleable Actions |

10:00-10:30 | Jesse Peterson | L^2-rigidity in von Neumann algebras |

11:00-11:50 | Narutaka Ozawa | A comment on the free group factors |

14:30-15:20 | Nicolas Monod | Splitting or Rigidity |

16:00-16:50 | Mikael Pichot | The space of triangle buildings |

17:00-17:30 | Adrian Ioana | Orbit inequivalent actions for groups containing a copy of F_2 |

Monday, September 18 | ||

9:00-9:50 | Vaughan Jones | Connes tensor product in quantum physics? |

10:00-10:30 | Pinhas Grossman | Forked Temperley-Lieb Algebras and Intermediate Subfactors |

11:00-11:50 | Antony Wassermann | Segal fusion and Connes fusion |

12:00-12:30 | V.S. Sunder | Kac algebras, doubles and planar algebras |

14:30-15:20 | Dietmar Bisch | A continuous family of hyperfinite subfactors |

16:00-16:50 | Masaki Izumi | Type III factors distinguish (some) type III E_0-semigroups |

17:00-17:30 | Eric Rowell | Algebraic Problems in Topological Quantum Computing |

20:00-20:50 | Stefaan Vaes | Type II_1 factors without non-trivial finite index subfactors |

Tuesday, September 19 | ||

9:00-9:50 | Uffe Haagerup | Classiffication of hyperfinite factors up to completely bounded isomorphism of their preduals (joint work with Magdalena Musat) |

10:00-10:30 | Kenley Jung | Microstate Free Entropy Dimension |

11:00-11:50 | Dmitri Shlyakhtenko | Estimates for free entropy dimension |

12:00-12:30 | Ken Dykema | Free Entropy Dimension in Amalgamated Free Products |

Wednesday, September 20 | ||

9:00-9:50 | Terry Gannon | The braid group and modular forms (among other things) |

10:00-10:30 | Marta Asaeda | Galois group obstruction to principal graphs |

11:00-11:50 | David Evans | Modular invariants, subfactors, and twisted K-theory |

12:00-12:30 | Shamindra Ghosh | Planar algebras: A category theoretic point of view |

14:30-15:20 | Yasuyuki Kawahigashi | Superconformal nets of factors and their classiffication |

16:00-16:50 | Roberto Longo | Nuclearity for inclusions of real Hilbert spaces, representations of SL(2,R) and CFT |

17:00-17:50 | Feng Xu | Mirror extensions of local nets |