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9:00 -- 9:45: Gilles Pisier, *Similarity Problems and Amenability*

10:00 -- 10:45: Zhong-Jin Ruan, *Operator Spaces: From Then to Now*

*Break*

11:15 -- 12:00: Marius Junge, *Operator space concepts in noncommutative probability*

*Break (lunch)*

13:30 -- 14:15: Alexander Kechris, *Equivalence relations, group actions and set-theoretic rigidity phenomena*

14:30 -- 15:00: Yoshikata Kida, *Classification of the mapping class groups up to measure equivalence*

*Break*

15:30 -- 16:15: Greg Hjorth, *Amenability for equivalence relations*

16:30 -- 17:15: Alex Furman, *Superrigidity via generalized Weyl groups*

17:25 -- 17:55: Talia Fernos, *Relative Property (T) and Linear Groups*

Party at Ed and Rita's house at 7pm (Click for directions)

9:00 -- 9:45: Vaughan Jones, *Connes tensor product in quantum physics?*

10:00 -- 10:30: Dietmar Bisch, *Continuous families of hyerfinite subfactors*

*Break*

11:00 -- 11:45: Edward Effros, *Taming some wildly non-commuting power series*

*Break (lunch)*

13:30 -- 14:15: Eberhard Kirchberg, *Quasitraces and purely infinite algebras*

14:30 -- 15:00: Marius Dadarlat, *Continuous fields of Kirchberg algebras*

*Break*

15:30 -- 16:15: Marc Rieffel, *Lifting projections and extending Lipschitz functions*

16:25 -- 16:55: Nate Brown, *Classifying Inductive Limits: A Survey*

17:05 -- 17:35: Ken Dykema, *The Aluthge transform in finite von Neumann algebras*

9:00 -- 9:45: Dan Voiculescu, *Aspects of Free Probability*

10:00 -- 10:30: Kenley Jung, *Some equivalent formulations of injectivity for a tracial von Neumann algebra*

*Break*

11:00 -- 11:45: Yehuda Shalom, *Elementary linear groups and Kazhdan\\\'s property (T)*

*Break (lunch)*

13:30 -- 14:00: Sergey Neshveyev, *Hecke algebras, symmetries and KMS-states*

14:15 -- 14:45: Stefan Vaes, *Rigidity for generalized Bernoulli actions (joint work with Sorin Popa) *

*Break*

15:30 -- 16:00: Jesse Peterson, *$L^2$-rigidity in von Neumann algebras*

16:10 -- 16:40: Adrian Ioana, *Rigidity results for wreath product II$_1$ factors*

16:50 -- 17:20: Yves de Cornulier, *Strongly bounded groups*

Conference dinner at 6pm (Click for more information)

9:00 -- 9:45: Erling Stormer, *Multiplicative properties of positive maps*

10:00 -- 10:30: Mihai Popa, * Combinatorial Hopf Algebras and Non-Commutative Polynomials*

10:45 -- 11:15: Hanne Schultz, *Semicircularity, Gaussianity and Monotonicity of Entropy*

11:30 -- 12:15: Masamichi Takesaki, *Actions and Outer Actions on a Factor*