Beyond Amenability: Groups, Actions and Operator Algebras
May 27-30, 2006 at UCLA
Organizers: Narutaka Ozawa, Sorin Popa and Dimitri Shlyakhtenko
speakers include: E. Effros, A. Furman, G.
Hjorth, V.F.R. Jones, M. Junge, A. Kechris, E. Kirchberg, G. Pisier,
M. Rieffel, Z-J. Ruan, Y. Shalom, E. Størmer, M. Takesaki, D.
The aim of the conference is to bring
together leading researchers in the fields of operator algebras
and ergodic theory,
concentrating on the recent progress made in the theory of von Neumann
algebras related to groups and their actions.