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Embedding Problems in Banach Spaces and Group Theory October 17, 2011 - October 21, 2011

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Oct 17, 2011
Monday
09:15 AM - 09:30 AM
  Welcome
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Embedding 1-dimensional spaces in L_1
Bruce Kleiner (New York University, Courant Institute)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Tea
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Discretization and Affine Approximation in High Dimensions
Sean Li
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Aspherical groups and manifolds with extreme properties
Mark Sapir
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  Embeddings into reflexive Banach spaces
Florent Baudier
Oct 18, 2011
Tuesday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Embedding Questions and Index Theory
John Roe
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Tea
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Sparsity and Non-Euclidean Embeddings
Olivier Guédon
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Low-Distortion Embeddings of Graphs with Large Girth
Mikhail Ostrovskii
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  The Behaviour of (Equivariant) Hilbert Space Compression under Group Constructions
Dennis Dreesen
04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
  Welcome Reception
Oct 19, 2011
Wednesday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Fibred Embedding into Hilbert Space and its Applications
Guoliang Yu (Texas A & M University)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Tea
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Asymptotic geometry of Banach spaces and uniform quotient maps
Nirina Randrianarivony
Oct 20, 2011
Thursday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Embeddings of Groups into Hilbert Space and Speed of Random Walks
Yuval Peres (University of California, Berkeley)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Tea
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Planar valued Lipschitz functions on Hilbert spaces
Michael Doré
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Thin Sets, Differentiability of Functions and Geometric Measure Theory
Olga Maleva
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  Embedding Nilpotent Groups into Banach Spaces
Romain Tessera
Oct 21, 2011
Friday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Quantitative Differentiation
Jeff Cheeger (New York University, Courant Institute)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Tea
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Extending Lipschitz Mappings Continuously
Eva Kopecka