The provisional programme of lectures is given below; please note that the times of the lectures and other details may change slightly.
Tuesday 22nd April
10.30 Arrival; tea/coffee
11.00 - 11.50 Nico Spronk, University of Waterloo, Canada; Convolutions on compact groups and Fourier algebras of coset spaces
12.00 - 12.40 Yemon Choi, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada; The Fourier algebra of the free group is not approximately amenable
2.00 - 2.50 Dona Strauss, University of Leeds; The second dual of the measure algebra
3.00 - 3.50 Monica Ilie, Lakehead University, Canada; Extensions of Fourier algebra homomorphisms
4.30 - 5.10 Paul Ramsden, University of Leeds; Homological properties of semigroup algebras
5.15 - 6.00 Michael White, University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne; Cohomology of l1 Cuntz type algebras
Wednesday 23rd April
9.00 - 9.50 Tom Körner, University of Cambridge; Square roots of convolutions
10.00 - 10.50 Michael Cowling, University of Birmingham; Multipliers of the Fourier algebra of simple Lie groups
11.30 - 12.20 Ian Doust, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, and University of Lancaster; Functional calculus for sums of operators and decompositions of (commutative and non-commutative) Lp spaces
2.00 - 2.50 Matt Daws, University of Leeds; Quantum compactifications of the Fourier Algebra
The lectures will take place in the room MALL 2 on Level 8 of the School of Mathematics; tea and coffee will be available in a foyer which is also on Level 8. All are invited to attend.
Please make your own arrangements for hotel accommodation if required. There is a list of convenient hotels here. We recommend the Cliff Lawn Hotel as being particularly convenient; they have provisionally reserved some rooms.
The lectures of M. Ilie and N. Spronk are part of their visit to Leeds under the auspices of a London Mathematical Society Scheme 2 grant. We are grateful for the support of the LMS. There are details of this scheme here.
Organizer: Garth Dales. [If you are coming from outside Leeds, it would be helpful if you could let him know in advance.]
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Last updated on May 20th 2009 by Jonathan Partington