August 18-22, 2008, Oberwolfach, Germany
Organized by C. Anantharaman-Delaroche, S. Echterhoff, U. Haagerup and D. Voiculescu

Monday, August 18
9:15-10:05 David Kerr Turbulence, representations and trace preserving actions
10:15-11:05 Bachir Bekka Traces on C*-algebras of arithmetic groups
11:30-12:20 Andreas Thom Simplicity of group C*-algebras and problems in l2-invariants
16:00-16:40 Thomas Timmermann Compact C*-quantum groupoids
16:50-17:30 Nadia Larsen KMS states on Bost-Connes type systems
17:40-18:20 Walther Paravicini Permanence properties of the Bost conjecture
Tuesday, August 19
9:15-10:05 Stefaan Vaes Fundamental groups of II1-factors and equivalence relations
10:20-11:10 Sorin Popa Unique Cartan decomposition and rigidity of II1-factors
11:30-12:20 Dietmar Bisch Free product of planar algebras
15:50-16:20 Marta Asaeda Non-existence of principal graphs in the list given by Haagerup
16:30-17:00 Teodor Banica Liberation of orthogonal Lie groups
17:10-17:40 Erik Christensen Perturbation of C*-algebraic invariants
17:50-18:20 Simon Wassermann MASAs in C*-algebras
Wednesday, August 20
9:00-9:50 Ralf Meyer Towards a universal coefficient theorem for Kirchberg's bivariant K-theory
10:05-10:55 Georges Skandalis Singular foliations: C*-algebra and pseudo-differential calculus
11:10-11:50 Magdalena Musat The Effros-Ruan conjecture for bilinear forms on C*-algebras
Thursday, August 21
9:15-10:05 Ken Dykema On sums of hermitian operators in finite von Neumann algebras
10:20-11:10 Dimitri Shlyakhtenko Some applications of free stochastic calculus
11:30-12:20 Yasuyuki Kawahigashi Super moonshine and operator algebras
16:00-16:40 Søren Eilers The automorphism groups of non-simple Cuntz-Krieger algebras
16:50-17:30 Andrew Toms The Cuntz semigroup and the structure of amenable C*-algebras
17:40-18:20 Wilhelm Winter Topological dimension and Z-stability
Friday, August 22
9:15-10:05 Eberhard Kirchberg R-actions on O2 and reconstruction
10:20-11:10 M. Rørdam Proper infiniteness and K1-injectivity
11:30-12:20 Marius Dadarlat Towards a generalized Dixmier-Douday theory
13:40-14:20 Florin Radulescu Type II1 von Neumann representation for the Hecke operators on Maass forms and inequalities for the eigenvalues
14:30-15:10 Erling Størmer Separable states and positive maps