## Schedule (all talks will be held in MS 6627) |

- 9:00-9:40
**D. Shlyakhtenko**(UCLA):*Free transport and regularity* - 10:00-10:40
**B. Nelson**(UCLA):*Free monotone transport without a trace* - 11:00-11:40
**M. Takesaki**(UCLA):*Similarity Entropy of a Pair of Normal States on a Factor* **Lunch break**- 2:00-2:40
**H. Li**(SUNY Bufallo):*Ergodicity of principal algebraic actions* - 2:50-3:30
**B. Hayes**(Vanderbilt U):*Fuglede-Kadison Determinants and Sofic Entropy* - 4:00-4:40
**T. Sinclair**(UCLA):*Existentially closed C*-algebras* - 4:50-5:30
**H. Sako**(Niigata U):*Coarse amenability for discrete metric spaces*

- 9:00-9:40
**L. Bowen**(UT Austin):*Equivalence relations acting on bundles of hyperbolic spaces* - 10:00-10:40
**V. Alekseev**(Gottingen U):*Derivations on von Neumann algebras and L^2-cohomology* - 11:00-11:40
**S. Popa**(UCLA):*Towards a good cohomology theory for II_1 factors* -
**Lunch break** - 2:00-2:40
**D. Kerr**(Texas AM):*Dynamics and dimension* - 3:00-3:25
**B. Leary**(UCLA):*On maximal amenable subalgebras of amalgamated free product von Neumann algebras* - 3:50-4:30
**R. Boutonnet**(UCSD):*Maximal amenable von Neumann subalgebras arising from amenable subgroups* - 4:50-5:30
**Y. Isono**(Kyoto):*Free independence in ultraproduct von Neumann algebras and applications*

- 9:00-9:40
**S. Vaes**(K.U. Leuven):*Locally compact groups, cross section equivalence relations, and von Neumann algebras* - 9:50-10:15
**P. Verraedt**(K.U. Leuven):*Classification of type III Bernoulli crossed products* - 10:40-11:05
**D. Hoff**(UCSD):*Von Neumann Algebras of Equivalence Relations with Nontrivial One-Cohomology* - 11:20-12:00
**I. Chifan**(U of Iowa):*Some structural results for the von Neumann algebras associated with braid groups* -
### Free afternoon

- 9:00-9:40
**J. Peterson**(Vanderbilt U):*Character rigidity for lattices in higher-rank simple Lie groups* - 10:00-10:40
**F. Le Maitre**(ENS Lyon):*More Polish full groups* - 11:00-11:40
**Y. Kida**(Kyoto):*Stable orbit equivalence relations and relative property (T)* **Lunch break**- 2:00-2:40
**A. Kechris**(Caltech):*Descriptive graph combinatorics and ergodic theory* - 3:00-3:25
**N. Meesschaert**(K. U. Leuven):*Baumslag-Solitar groups and W^*-equivalence rigidity* - 3:50-4:30
**A. Marks**(Caltech):*One ended subforests of Borel graphs* - 4:50-5:30
**D. Penneys**(UCLA):*Classifying small index subfactors*

- 9:00-9:40
**N. Ozawa**(RIMS):*Noncommutative real algebraic geometry of Kazhdan's property (T)* - 10:00-10:40
**M. de la Salle**(ENS Lyon):*Rigidity results for simple Lie groups of very high rank* - 11:00-11:40
**R. Tucker-Drob**(Rutgers U):*Invariant means and the structure of inner amenable groups* ### End of the workshop