CONFERENCE ON OPERATOR ALGEBRAS ANDAPPLICATIONS

(in honour of Professor Christopher Lance)
 

UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS

21–23 SEPTEMBER 2006

 

 

PROGRAMME

 

Lectures will takeplace in the Roger Stevens Building.

 

 

THURSDAY 21SEPTEMBER.

 

15.00–16.00

Registration, tea and coffee

16.00–16.15

Welcome and introductory remarks

16.15–16.55

E.G. Effros: “Going nuclear”

17.05–17.45

A.M. Sinclair: “Central sequences: a survey of the ultrapower of a II1 factor”

 

 

FRIDAY 22 SEPTEMBER.

 

09.20–10.00

A.G. Robertson: “Rapid decay for free groups and their higher rank analogues”

10.10–10.50

J. Cuntz: “On a C*-algebra associated with the set of prime numbers”

10.50–11.30

Coffee and tea

11.30–12.10

J. Zacharias: “Approximation properties of Pimsner type algebras”

12.2013.00

S. Wassermann: “Products of C*-bundles”

13.00–14.30

Lunch

14.30–15.10

E. Kirchberg: “Some remarks and questions concerning exact C*-algebras”

15.20–16.00

I.G. Todorov: “Contractive perturbations in operator algebras”

16.00–16.30

Tea and coffee

16.30–17.10

J.R. Ringrose: “Then and now”

18.30–19.00

Reception: Great Woodhouse Room, University House

19.00–

Conference Dinner: Great Woodhouse Room, University House

 

 

SATURDAY 23 SEPTEMBER.

 

10.00–10.40

M. Mathieu: “A not so simple local multiplier algebra”

10.40–11.15

Coffee and tea

11.15–11.55

N.P. Brown: “A survey of Lance’s WEP”

12.05–12.45

M.A. Rieffel: “Lifting projections and extending Lipschitz functions”