II1 factors: rigidity, symmetries and classification
May 23 - 27, 2011
Amphitheater Hermite, Institut Henri Poincaré, Paris, France

Damien Gaboriau (ENS Lyon), Sorin Popa (UCLA) and Stefaan Vaes (K.U.Leuven)

MondayMay 23
14:00 - 14:50Narutaka Ozawa
  Survey on weak amenability
15:00 - 15:30Pierre Fima
  Primeness and absence of Cartan subalgebra for von Neumann algebras of Baumslag-Solitar groups.
16:00 - 16:30Arnaud Brothier
  The Takesaki equivalence relation
16:40 - 17:30 Cyril Houdayer
  On amalgamated free product groups for which every action is W*-superrigid
TuesdayMay 24
9:00 - 9:50Vincent Lafforgue
  Strengthened property (T)
10:30 - 11:20Bachir Bekka
  Ergodic theory of groups of automorphisms of nilmanifolds
11:40 - 12:30 Marek Bozejko
  Completely positive maps on permutation (Coxeter) groups, generalized Gaussian fields and some applications
14:00 - 14:50Ionut Chifan
  On the structural theory of II1 factors of negatively curved groups.
15:00 - 15:30Steven Deprez
  Fundamental groups of type II1 factors
16:00 - 16:30An Speelman
  Type II1 factors with many Cartan subalgebras
16:40 - 17:30Hanfeng Li
  Von Neumann algebras and algebraic actions
WednesdayMay 25
9:00 - 9:50Jesse Peterson
  Some unique group-measure space decomposition results
10:30 - 11:20Hiroki Sako
  Measure Equivalence Rigidity and Stone Cech Boundaries of Groups
11:40 - 12:30 Adrian Ioana
  Uniqueness of the group measure space decomposition for Popa's HT factors
14:00 - 14:50 Marius Junge
  Markov dilations and applications
15:30 - 16:20Roman Sasyk
  Descriptive set theory and von Neumann algebras
ThursdayMay 26
9:00 - 9:50 Roberto Longo
  Inner functions, real Hilbert subspaces and new Boundary QFT nets of von Neumann algebras
10:30 - 11:20Yasuyuki Kawahigashi
  N=2 superconformal field theory and operator algebras
11:40 - 12:30Masaki Izumi
  Goldman's type results for subfactors revisited
14:00 - 14:50 Lewis Bowen
  Entropy theory for actions of sofic groups
15:00 - 15:30Stephen Curran
  On the symmetric enveloping algebra of planar algebra subfactors
16:00 - 16:30Yoann Dabrowski
  Freely Markovian dilations, free SDEs and applications to deformation/rigidity theory
16:40 - 17:30Yoshimichi Ueda
  Factoriality, type classification and fullness for arbitrary free products
FridayMay 27
9:00 - 9:50Dietmar Bisch
  Subfactors with composite Jones index
10:30 - 11:20 Dimitri Shlyakhtenko
  Free Gibbs states
11:40 - 12:30 Emily Peters
  The classification of subfactors up to index 5, part I
14:00 - 14:50Vaughan Jones
  The classification of subfactors up to index 5, part II