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Topics in Teichmuller Theory and Kleinian Groups November 12, 2007 - November 16, 2007

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Nov 12, 2007
Monday
09:15 AM - 10:30 AM
  Rank of the Fundamental Group and Heegaard Genus of Thick Mon-Haken Hyperbolic 3-manifolds
Juan Souto
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Ergodic Properties of Surface Flows
Corinna Ulcigrai (University of Bristol)
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Cross Ratios and Identities for Higher Teichmüller-Thurston Theory
François Labourie (Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis)
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  Hyperbolic Geometry and Heegaard Splittings
Hossein Namazi
04:45 PM - 05:45 PM
  Cannon-Thurston Maps
Mahan Mitra
Nov 13, 2007
Tuesday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Positivity of the Universal Pairing in 3 Dimensions, and the Topological Cauchy-Schwarz Inequality
Danny Calegari (University of California, Berkeley)
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Geometry and Topology of Geometric Limits
Teruhiko Soma
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
  Counting Periodic Teichmüller Geodesics in Odd Strata
Ursula Hamenstädt (Universität Bonn)
03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
  Grafting Rays and Teichmüller Geodesics
Kasra Rafi
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
  The Length Spectrum of a Flat Metric
Moon Duchin (Tufts University)
Nov 14, 2007
Wednesday
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  Some Remarks on Translation Surfaces in Genus 3
Pascal Hubert
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  Slow Divergence and Unique Ergodicity
Yitwah Cheung (San Francisco State University)
11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
  The action of mapping class group on the Teichmüller space of the Punctured Hyperbolic Solenoid
Vladimir Markovic
Nov 15, 2007
Thursday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Volumes of hyperbolic 3-manifolds
David Gabai (Princeton University)
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Asymptotics of foliations and ideal boundaries of pseudo-Anosov flows
Sergio Fenley
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Pants in 3-manifolds
Ian Agol (University of California, Berkeley)
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  Hyperbolic planes in the curve complex
Christopher Leininger
04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
  Billiards in genus two: volumes and counting problems
Matthew Bainbridge
Nov 16, 2007
Friday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Dynamics on an infinite surface with the lattice property
Patrick Hooper
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Algebraic periodicity and translation surfaces
Kariane Calta
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  The Zariski closure of a Bers slice
David Dumas (University of Illinois at Chicago)
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  Geometry of the Thin Part of the Moduli Space: Teichmüller Geodesics and Random Walks
Maryam Mirzakhani (Stanford University)