All talks take place on the second floor of the Central Academic Building (CAB). CAB 243 and 265 each have a whiteboard, an overhead projector, and a data projector; CAB 281, 273, and 269 are equipped with blackboards and overhead projectors.

8:30-9:00, CAB 243: *Opening Remarks*

9:00-9:50: H. Garth Dales, *Multi-norms and p-amenable groups*

10:00-10:30: *Coffee Break*

10:30-11:20: Kenneth R. Davidson, *A survey of semi-crossed product operator algebras*

14:30-14:55, CAB 281: Colin C. Graham, *Sets of zero discrete harmonic density*

14:30-14:55, CAB 273: Yong Zhang, *Amenability properties of bicyclic and partially bicyclic semigroups and their algebras*

15:00-15:25, CAB 281: Kathryn E. Hare, *The singular- L^{2} dichotomy for orbital measures on compact, simple classical Lie groups*

15:00-15:25, CAB 273: Michael P. Lamoureux, *Gabor multipliers - a nonstationary version of Fourier multipliers*

15:30-16:00: *Coffee Break*

16:00-16:25, CAB 281: Ross Stokke, *Unitary representations and the Eberlein compactification of a locally compact group*

16:00-16:25, CAB 273: Peter Pivovarov, *On the volume of random polytopes in high-dimensional spaces*

16:30-16:55, CAB 281: Mahya Ghandehari, *Amenability properties of Rajchman algebras*

16:30-16:55, CAB 273: Ngai-Ching Wong, *Disjointness preserving maps of C*-algebras*

17:00-17:25, CAB 281: Márton Naszódi, *On the extremal distance between two convex bodies*

17:00-17:25, CAB 273: Bertram M. Schreiber, *Asymptotically stationary stochastic processes*

9:00-9:50: Joseph M. Rosenblatt, *The duality between measure-preserving transformation and averaging methods*

10:00-10:30: *Coffee Break*

10:30-11:20: Roger R. Smith, *Close separable nuclear C*-algebras*

11:30-12:20: Eberhard Kaniuth, *Qualitative uncertainty principles for groups with finite dimensional irreducible representations*

14:30-14:55, CAB 281: Edmond E. Granirer, *Strong and extremely strong Ditkin sets for the Banach algebras A_{p}^{r}(G)*

14:30-14:55, CAB 265: Vladimir G. Troitsky, *Almost invariant half-spaces of operators on Banach spaces*

15:00-15:25, CAB 281: Isaac Namioka, *Analysis of the flow associated with the function n → λ^{nk}*

15:00-15:25, CAB 265: Ching-Jou Liao, *Smoothly embedded subspaces of a Banach space*

15:30-16:00: *Coffee Break*

16:00-16:25, CAB 281: Ebrahim Samei, *Smooth and weak synthesis of the anti-diagonal in Fourier algebras of Lie groups*

16:00-16:25, CAB 265: Adi Tcaciuc, *Banach spaces containing l_{p} or c_{0}*

16:30-16:55, CAB 281: Alexey Popov, *Finitely strictly singular operators between James spaces*

16:30-16:55, CAB 265: Wojciech Jaworski, *Probability measures on* [SIN] *groups and some related ideals in group algebras*

17:00-17:25, CAB 281: Mehdi Sangani-Monfared, *On the dimension of right ideals in the second dual of the Fourier algebras of certain amenable groups*

17:00-17:25, CAB 265: Haryono Tandra, *Extensions of characters of discrete nilpotent groups*

9:00-9:50: Nicole Tomczak-Jaegermann, *Probabilistic aspects of convex bodies*

10:00-10:30: *Coffee Break*

10:30-11:20: Nico Spronk, *A survey of amenability conditions of Fourier and Fourier-Stieltjes algebras*

9:00-9:50: Fereidoun Ghahramani, *State of the art in "Generalized notions of amenability"*

10:00-10:30: *Coffee Break*

10:30-11:20: Alan L. T. Paterson, *Groupoid stabilization and invariant sections*

11:30-12:20: Zhong-Jin Ruan, *On the Banach
algebras M(G) and LUC(G)* over locally
compact quantum groups*

14:30-14:55, CAB 281: Hailegebriel Gessesse, *Martingales in Banach lattices*

14:30-14:55, CAB 265: Matthew Mazowita, *The topological centre problem for Neufang's algebra on discrete groups*

14:30-14:55, CAB 269: Michael Leinert, *Spectrality of the algebra of convolution dominated operators*

15:00-15:25, CAB 281: Faruk Uygul, *Representations of dual Banach algebras on reflexive Banach spaces*

15:00-15:25, CAB 265: Richard J. Loy, *Approximate amenability of commutative Segal algebras*

15:00-15:25, CAB 269: Cristian Ivanescu, *Cuntz semigroup and the classification of C*-algebras which are inductive limits of certain subhomogeneous C*-algebras*

15:30-16:00: *Coffee Break*

16:00-16:25, CAB 281: Antoine Derighetti, *On the extension problem for the Fourier algebra*

16:30-16:55, CAB 281: Benajmin D. Willson, *Reiter nets for semidirect products of amenable locally compact groups*

16:30-16:55, CAB 265: Stefano Ferri, *Large free semigroups in the WAP-compactification*

17:00-17:25, CAB 281: Carine Molitor-Braun, *A smooth family of intertwining operators*

17:00-17:25, CAB 265: Zhiguo Hu, *Quotient strong Arens irregularity over locally compact quantum groups *

9:00-9:50: John S. Pym, *Minimal determinants of the topological centres of some algebras associated with locally compact groups*

10:00-10:30: *Coffee Break*

10:30-11:20: George A. Willis, *Contraction groups: closed and not closed*

11:30-12:20: Viktor Losert, *On topological centres*

14:30-14:55, CAB 281: Laurent W. Marcoux, *Topological stable rank for non-selfadjoint operator algebras*

14:30-14:55, CAB 265: Dona Strauss, *Second duals of measure algebras*

15:00-15:25, CAB 281: Niels Grønbæk, *Biflatness and biprojectivity of Banach algebras graded over a semilattice*

15:00-15:25, CAB 265: Mahmoud Filali, *It is sin when beta is a semigroup*

15:30-16:00: *Coffee Break*

16:00-16:25, CAB 281: Prakash Rajendran, *Weak spectral synthesis for the Fourier algebra of a locally compact group*

16:00-16:25, CAB 265: Parasar Mohanty, *Relation between bilinear multipliers on classical groups*

16:30-16:55, CAB 281: Yemon Choi, *Translation finite subsets and weakly compact derivations*

16:30-16:55, CAB 265: Monica Ilie, *A note on the structure of homomorphisms of A_{p}(G)*

17:00-17:25, CAB 281: Ali Ülger, *A characterization of the weakly compact subsets of the dual of a von Neumann algebra and an application*