Prospects in Geometry 1996

Final program

All lectures will be held in Sophus-Lie-Seminarraum (A 01),
Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences (Leipzig, Inselstraße 22).

Thursday, November 21, 1996
09:30 - 10:30S. Stolz  (Bonn)
A Conjecture concerning positive Ricci curvature and the Witten genus
11:00 - 12:00B. Leeb  (Bonn)
Quasi-isometric rigidity of Euclidean buildings (joint work with Bruce Kleiner)
14:00 - 15:00P. Pansu  (Orsay)
Matsushima's and Garland's vanishing theorems and property T
15:30 - 16:30W. Ballmann  (Bonn)
Property T for goups acting on complexes
17:00 - 17:45S. Gallot  (Lyon)
Real Schwarz Lemma and applications
17:45 - 18:30G. Besson  (Grenoble) (joint work with G. Courtis)
Around the Milnor-Wood inequalities
Friday, November 22, 1996
09:30 - 10:30K. Grove  (Aarhus)
Pinching versus recognition problems in Riemannian geometry
11:00 - 12:00U. Abresch  (Bochum)
Compact manifolds of positive curvature
14:00 - 15:00V. Schroeder  (Zürich)
Metric spaces with curvature bounds and extensions of Lipschitz maps
15:30 - 16:30V. Bangert  (Freiburg)
Minimal laminations and minimizing normal currents
17:00 - 18:00A. Fathi  (Lyon)
A weak KAM theorem in Lagrangian dynamics
Saturday, November 23, 1996
09:00 - 10:00D. Salomon  (Warwick)
Seiberg-Witten equations and symplectic fixed points
10:30 - 11:30H. Hofer  (Zürich)
Reeb dynamics on tight three-spheres
13:00 - 14:00M. Gromov  (Bures-surYvette)
Title to be announced
14:30 - 15:30J. Lohkamp  (Zürich)
Squeezing dispersion

Date and Location

November 21 - 23, 1996
Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences
Inselstraße 22
04103 Leipzig
see travel instructions

Scientific Organizers

Jürgen Jost
Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences

Hans-Bert Rademacher
Leipzig University

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