Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

A Newton Institute Workshop

Spaces of Kleinian Groups and Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds

2 Aug - 9 Aug 2003

Timetable:

List of participants


Sunday 3 August

09.00-09.55 M Wada (Nara Women's)

Exploring the quasi-fuchsian space for twice punctured torus
Fletcher Moulton Room, Wolfson Court  
More info

10.00-10.55 Y Yamashita (Nara Women's)

Computer experiments of the discreteness locus in projective
structures - Fletcher Moulton Room, Wolfson Court  More info

11.00-11.30 Coffee - Airport Lounge, Wolfson Court

11.30-12.25 D Wright (Oklahoma State)

Searching for the cusp
Fletcher Moulton Room, Wolfson Court  More info

12.30-13.30 Lunch at Wolfson Court

13.30-14.25 I Agol (Chicago)

Conjectures on minimal surfaces and Ricci flow
Fletcher Moulton Room, Wolfson Court

14.30-15.25 D Dumas (Harvard)

The distribution of Fuchsian projective structures on a Riemann
surface - Fletcher Moulton Room, Wolfson Court  More info

15.30- . Tea - Airport Lounge, Wolfson Court

15.45 Poster session - Law Library, Wolfson Court

18.45-19.45 Dinner at Wolfson Court (Residents Only)


Monday 4 August

08.15-09.00 Registration

09.00-09.55 M Sakuma (Osaka)

Variations of McShane's identity for punctured surface groups

10.00-10.55 R Canary (Michigan)

Classification of hyperbolic 3-manifolds I

11.00-11.30 Coffee

11.30-12.25 B Bowditch (Southampton)

The geometry of the curve complex

12.30-13.30 Lunch at Wolfson Court

14.00-14.55 U Hamenstaedt (Bonn)

The complex of train tracks  More info

15.00-15.30 Tea

15.30-16.25 M Lackenby (Oxford)

Heegaard genus and covering spaces

16.30-17.25 D Gabai (Princeton)

Spanning laminations are proper  More info

17.45-18.30 Wine & Beer Reception

18.45-19.30 Dinner at Wolfson Court (Residents Only)


Tuesday 5 August

09.00-09.55 C Lecuire (UMPA)

Properness properties of the bending map  More info

10.00-10.55 Y Minsky (Yale)

Classification of hyperbolic 3-manifolds II

11.00-11.30 Coffee

11.30-12.25 K Bromberg (Caltech)

Drilling short geodesics in hyperbolic 3-manifolds

12.30-13.30 Lunch at Wolfson Court

14.00-14.55 R Evans (Rice)

Applications of the drilling theorem  More info

15.00-15.30 Tea

15.30-16.25 J Souto (Bonn)

Algebraic limits of geometrically finite manifolds are tame  More info

16.30-17.25 J Holt (Chicago)

Non-bumping

18.45-19.30 Dinner at Wolfson Court (Residents Only)

20.00- . Poster Session - Airport Lounge, Wolfson Court


Wednesday 6 August

09.00-09.55 H Miyachi (Osaka)

Semiconjugacy between the actions of topologically tame Kleinian
groups with bounded geometry  More info

10.00-10.55 Y Minsky (Yale)

Classification of hyperbolic 3-manifolds III

11.00-11.30 Coffee

11.30-12.25 K Ohshika (Osaka)

Constructing Kleinian groups on boundaries  More info

12.30-13.30 Lunch at Wolfson Court

14.00-14.55 M Kapovich (Utah)

An existence theorem for conformally-flat metrics  More info

15.00-15.30 Tea

15.30-16.25 S Kojima (Tokyo Inst. Tech)

Circle packings on surfaces with projective structures I  More info

16.30-17.25 SP Tan (Singapore)

Circle packings on surfaces with projective structures II  More info

20.00 Conference Dinner at Emmanuel College


Thursday 7 August

09.00-09.55 P Storm (Michigan)

Minimal volume hyperbolic metrics on acylindrical 3-manifolds  More info

10.00-10.55 S Kerckhoff (Stanford)

Deformations of hyperbolic manifolds with boundary

11.00-11.30 Coffee

11.30-12.25 C Hodgson (Melbourne)

Hyperbolic structures from angled ideal triangulations  More info

12.30-13.30 Lunch at Wolfson Court

18.00-19.30 CUP Book Evening


Friday 8 August

09.00-09.55 M Wolf (Rice)

An embedded genus one helicoid

10.00-10.55 S Wolpert (Maryland)

A reprise: convexity of geodesic-length functions

11.00-11.30 Coffee

11.30-12.25 C Series (Warwick)

Non-singularity of bending lengths near convex structures  More info

12.30-13.30 Lunch at Wolfson Court

14.00-14.55 V Markovic (Warwick)

Geometric and algebraic structures on spaces of quasiconformal
mappings  More info

15.00-15.30 Tea

15.30-16.25 M Rees (Liverpool)

The geometric model direct from Teichmuller geodesics  More info

16.30-17.25 H Masur (Chicago)

Large scale geometry of Teichmuller space  More info

18.45-19.30 Dinner at Wolfson Court (Residents Only)



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