Mini
conference in operator algebras

Ben-Gurion
University, April 9-10, 2013

Sponsored
by the Department of Mathematics, the Faculty of Exact Sciences's
**Distinguished Scientist Visitors Program**, the **Center for Advanced
Studies in Mathematics**, and by **EU Career Integration Grant no. 321749**.

The mini conference will
include a series of lectures on advanced topics in operator algebras by Kenneth R. Davidson, as well
as several research talks.

**Organizers:** Daniel Markiewicz
and Orr Shalit.

__Schedule__**:**

All talks will take
place in room -101 in the mathematics building (58).

__Tuesday, April 9__

14:30—15:30:

**Speaker: **Kenneth R. Davidson, University of
Waterloo

**Title:** Operator
theory meets algebraic geometry

16:10—17:00:

**Speaker: **Kenneth R. Davidson, University of
Waterloo

**Title:** The Choquet boundary of
an operator system

17:10—17:50:

**Speaker: **Adam Dor-On,
BGU

**Title:** Operator
algebras and subproduct systems from stochastic
matrices

18:00—18:40:

**Speaker:** Sourav
Pal, BGU

**Title:** The failure of normal dilation on the symmetrized
tri-disc

20:00: Dinner

__Wednesday, April 10__

10:10—11:00:

**Speaker: **Kenneth R. Davidson, University of
Waterloo

**Title:** Semicrossed products

11:10—12:00:

**Speaker: **Kenneth R. Davidson, University of
Waterloo

**Title:** Dilation
theory and commutant lifting

12:00—14:00: Lunch

14:10—15:00:

**Speaker: **Baruch Solel,
Technion – Israel Institute of Technology

**Title:** Hardy
Algebras, Berezin Transforms, and Taylor's Taylor
Series

15:10—15:50:

**Speaker: **Guy Salomon, BGU

**Title:** On
algebras which are inductive limits of Banach spaces

16:00—16:40:

**Speaker:** Eli Shamovich,
BGU

**Title: **Non-selfadjoint
representations of Lie algebras and operator vessels