


Workshop Schedule
A tentative schedule is indicated below. All talks are in Room 10 on the lower level of the
Science Building (SB 10).
Thursday, June 13
Time 
Speaker 
Title 
8:00  12:00 

Registration, North Hall 270 
8:00  9:00 

Continental Breakfast, North Hall 282 
9:00  9:05 
President Gaylen Byker 
Welcome to Calvin College, SB 010 
9:10  10:10 
Alexander Dranishnikov 
Dimension Theory: local and global, I 
10:10  10:40 

Morning Break 
10:40  11:10 
Steve Ferry 
Embedding homology manifolds in codimension 2 
11:15  11:30 
Heather Johnston 
The coarse Borel conjecture, bounded surgery groups and nonuniformly contractible spaces 
11:35  11:50 
Bruce Hughes 
Trees, ultrametrics and C*algebras 
11:55  12:10 
Jim Turner 
When is a manifold triangulated? Revisiting a classical result from the viewpoint of homotopy theory 
12:10  2:00 

Lunch Break 
2:00  2:50 
Jerzy Dydak 
The algebra of dimension theory 
3:00  3:15 
Akira Koyama 
On embedding of compacta into the product of curves 
3:20  3:35 
Nikolay Brodsky 
Global sections in Serre fibration with fibers homeomorphic to 3manifold 
3:35  4:00 

Afternoon Break 
4:00 4:15 
Umed Karimov 
On Nonstrictly Contractible Polyhedra 
4:20  4:35 
Tadek Dobrowolski 
On certain id compacta and an application 
4:40  4:55 
Mikhail Shchukin 
Homogeneous C*algebras 
5:00  5:15 
Leonard Rubin 
Gacyclic resolutions for metrizable compacta 
Friday, June 14
Time 
Speaker 
Title 
8:15  9:00 

Continental Breakfast, North Hall 282 
9:00  10:00 
Alexander Dranishnikov 
Dimension Theory: local and global, II 
10:00  10:30 

Morning Break 
10:30  10:45 
Hanspeter Fischer 
On homotopy properties of certain Coxeter group boundaries 
10:50  11:05 
Ric Ancel 
Distinguishing CrokeKleiner Boundaries 
11:10  11:25 
Fred Tinsley 
Perfect subgroups of HNN extensions 
11:30  11:45 
David Radcliffe 
Unique factorization of graph products of groups 
11:50  12:05 
Greg Bell 
Property A for groups acting on metric spaces 
12:00  2:00 

Lunch Break 
2:00  2:50 
Craig Guilbault 
Taming manifolds that are wild at infinity 
3:00  3:15 
Nikolai Ivanov 
Centalizers in the braid groups 
3:20  3:35 
Lawrence Brenton 
Multiply connected models in cosmology 
3:35  4:00 

Afternoon Break 
4:00 4:15 
Tony Bedenikovic 
A description of ribbon disk complements 
4:20  4:35 
Paul Fabel 
A complete group of wild braids 
4:40  4:55 
David Wright 
Homeomorphisms of the Whitehead Manifold 
5:00  5:30 

Problem Session 
6:00  7:30 

Picnic Supper, Commons Lawn 
Saturday, June 15
Time 
Speaker 
Title 
8:15  9:00 

Continental Breakfast, North Hall 282 
9:00  10:00 
Alexander Dranishnikov 
Dimension Theory: local and global, III 
10:00  10:30 

Morning Break 
10:30  11:30 
John Bryant 
Reflections on the BingBorsuk Conjecture 
11:30  2:00 

Lunch Break 
2:00  3:00 
Jim Cannon 
Constructing 3Manifolds 
3:00  3:30 

Afternoon Break 
3:30  4:30 
William Jaco 
Efficient triangulations of 3manifolds 
6:15  7:30 

Social Hour and Cash Bar
Frederik Meijer Gardens 
7:30  9:30 

Dinner, Hauenstein and Pfeiffer Rooms
Frederik Meijer Gardens 
