Symmetries of Symplectic Manifolds and Related Topics

A Special Session in the

Mathematical Congress of the Americas 2017

Montreal, Canada July 24 - 28, 2017

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All talks are at McGill U., McConnell Engineering Building, Room 13.

Tuesday July 25, 2017

11:45 - 12:05

Rebecca Goldin (George Mason University)

[Abstract] On equivariant structure constants for \(G/B\)
12:15 - 12:35 Jeffrey Carlson (University of Toronto) [Abstract] Equivariant formality beyond Hamiltonian actions
14:15 - 15:05 Victor Guillemin (MIT) [Abstract] Torus actions with collinear weights
15:45 - 16:05 Nasser Heydari (Memorial University of Newfoundland) [Abstract] Equivariant Perfection and Kirwan Surjectivity in Real Symplectic Geometry
16:15 - 16:35 Alejandro Cabrera (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro) [Abstract] Odd symplectic supergeometry, characteristic classes and reduction
17:00 - 17:20 Shlomo Sternberg (Harvard University) [Abstract] The Stasheff associahedron
17:30 - 17:50 Yael Karshon (University of Toronto) [Abstract] Classification results in equivariant symplectic geometry

Wednesday July 26, 2017

11:15 - 11:35

Alessia Mandini (Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro)

[Abstract] Symplectic embeddings and infinite staircases -- Part I
11:45 - 12:05 Ana Rita Pires (Fordham University) [Abstract] Symplectic embeddings and infinite staircases - Part II
13:45 - 14:05 Daniele Sepe (Universidade Federal Fluminense) [Abstract] Integrable billiards and symplectic embeddings
14:15 - 14:35 Eckhard Meinrenken (University of Toronto) [Abstract] On the quantization of Hamiltonian loop group spaces
14:45 - 15:05 Leonardo Mihalcea (Virginia Tech) [Abstract] An affine quantum cohomology ring
15:15 - 15:35 Jonathan Weitsman (Northeastern University) [Abstract] On Geometric Quantization of (some) Poisson Manifolds
16:15 - 16:35 Steven Rayan (University of Saskatchewan) [Abstract] The quiver at the bottom of the twisted nilpotent cone on \(\mathbb{CP}^1\)
16:45 - 17:05 Elisheva Gamse (University of Toronto) [Abstract] Vanishing theorems in the cohomology ring of the moduli space of parabolic vector bundles