von Neumann algebras

May 10-19, 2010, Vanderbilt University, U.S.A.

Monday, | May 10 |

9:30-10:30 | Cyril Houdayer (CNRS, ENS Lyon) |

An introduction to II_{1} factors I | |

11:00-12:00 | Vaughan Jones (UC Berkeley) |

The canonical rings of a subfactor I | |

14:00-15:00 | Cyril Houdayer (CNRS, ENS Lyon) |

An introduction to II_{1} factors II | |

15:10-16:00 | Ken Dykema (Texas A&M) |

On matricial microstates, Connes' embedding problem and sofic groups | |

Tuesday, | May 11 |

9:30-10:30 | Vaughan Jones (UC Berkeley) |

The canonical rings of a subfactor II | |

11:00-12:00 | Cyril Houdayer (CNRS, ENS Lyon) |

An introduction to II_{1} factors III | |

14:00-15:00 | Dimitri Shlyakhtenko (UCLA) |

Random matrices, free probability and applications I | |

15:10-16:00 | Feng Xu (UC Riverside) |

On a subfactor generalization of Wall's conjecture | |

16:30-17:00 | Pinhas Grossman (Cardiff University) |

A quadrilateral related to the Asaeda-Haagerup subfactor | |

16:30-17:00 | Roman Sasyk (KU Leuven) |

Descriptive set theory and von Neumann algebras | |

17:10-17:40 | Shamindra Ghosh (KU Leuven) |

Perturbations of planar algebras | |

17:10-17:40 | Owen Sizemore (UCLA) |

W* and OE rigidity results for action of wreath product groups | |

17:50-18:20 | Dave Penneys (UC Berkeley) |

Embedding subfactor planar algebras in graph planar algebras | |

17:50-18:20 | Yoann Dabrowski (UCLA) |

A non-commutative pathspace approach to stationary free SDEs, with applications to von Neumann algebras | |

Wednesday, | May 12 |

9:30-10:30 | Sorin Popa (UCLA) |

Basics of deformation/rigidity theory I | |

11:00-12:00 | Cyril Houdayer (CNRS, ENS Lyon) |

An introduction to II_{1} factors III | |

14:00-15:00 | Vaughan Jones (UC Berkeley) |

The canonical rings of a subfactor III | |

15:10-16:10 | Dimitri Shlyakhtenko (UCLA) |

Random matrices, free probability and applications II | |

16:40-17:30 | Scott Morrison (UC Berkeley) |

Towards the classification of subfactors with index less than 5 /td> | |

17:40-18:40 | Sorin Popa (UCLA) |

Basics of deformation/rigidity theory II | |

Thursday, | May 13 |

9:30-10:30 | Dimitri Shlyakhtenko (UCLA) |

Random matrices, free probability and applications III | |

11:00-12:00 | Vaughan Jones (UC Berkeley) |

The canonical rings of a subfactor IV | |

14:00-15:00 | Sorin Popa (UCLA) |

Basics of deformation/rigidity theory III | |

15:10-16:10 | Dav Voiculescu (UC Berkeley) |

Aspects of Free Analysis I | |

16:40-17:40 | Open Problems Session |

Saturday, | May 15 |

9:30-10:30 | Dav Voiculescu (UC Berkeley) |

Aspects of Free Analysis II | |

11:00-11:50 | Magdalena Musat
(University of Copenhagen) |

Factorization and dilation problems for completely positive maps on von Neumann algebras | |

14:00-15:00 | Stefaan Vaes (LU Leuven) |

W*-superrigidity for group measure space
II_{1} factors I | |

15:10-16:00 | Emily Peters
(University of New Hampshire) |

Constructing the extended Haagerup planar algebra | |

Sunday, | May 16 |

9:30-10:30 | Narutaka Ozawa (University of Tokyo) |

Closable derivations on finite von Neumann algebras I | |

11:00-12:00 | Dav Voiculescu (UC Berkeley) |

Aspects of Free Analysis III | |

14:00-15:00 | Stefaan Vaes (LU Leuven) |

W*-superrigidity for group measure space
II_{1} factors II | |

15:10-16:00 | Stephen Curran (UC Berkeley) |

Quantum symmetries in free probability | |

16:30-17:00 | Ionut Chifan (Vanderbilt University) |

On relative property (T) and Haagerup's poperty | |

17:10-17:40 | Thomas Sinclair (Vanderbilt University) |

Cocycle superrigidity for Bernoulli shifts | |

Monday, | May 17 |

9:30-10:30 | Stefaan Vaes (LU Leuven) |

W*-superrigidity for group measure space
II_{1} factors III | |

11:00-12:00 | Narutaka Ozawa (University of Tokyo) |

Closable derivations on finite von Neumann algebras I | |

14:00-15:00 | Adrian Ioana (UCLA & CMI) |

W*-superrigidity for Bernoulli actions of property (T) groups I | |

15:10-16:00 | Dietmar Bisch (Vanderbilt University) |

Composition of subfactors, and planar algebras | |

Tuesday, | May 18 |

9:30-10:30 | Adrian Ioana (UCLA & CMI) |

W*-superrigidity for Bernoulli actions of property (T) groups II | |

11:00-11:30 | Hiroki Sako (University of Tokyo) |

Stone-Cech boundaries of discrete groups and measure equivalence theory | |

11:40-12:10 | Richard Burstein
(Vanderbilt University) |

Automorphisms of the bipartite graph planar algebra | |

14:00-14:50 | Jesse Peterson (Vanderbilt University) |

Group actions with unique group-measure space decomposition | |

15:00-15:50 | Hans Wenzl (UCSD) |

Analogs of group-subgroup subfactors in fusion categories | |

16:30-17:20 | V.S. Sunder
(Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai) |

The GJS construction for graphs I: Presentation of two categories | |

Wednesday, | May 19 |

9:30-10:30 | Narutaka Ozawa (University of Tokyo) |

Closable derivations on finite von Neumann algebras III | |

11:00-11:50 | Vijay Kodiyalam
(Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai) |

The GJS construction for graphs - II | |

12:00-12:50 | Yasuyuki Kawahigashi
(University of Tokyo) |

Superconformal field theory and operator algebras |