## Talks from BIRS workshop on applications of descriptive set theory to operator algebras, June 2012.

Monday

Dima Shlyakhtenko, Free monotone transport.

Bradd Hart, Model theory of tracial von Neumann algebras

Vern Paulsen, The Kadison--Singer problem.

Asger T\"ornquist, A Fraisse-theoretic approach to the Paulsen Simplex

Stuart White, Perturbations of crossed products

Tuesday

Simon Thomas, A descriptive view of unitary group representations

Stefaan Vaes, II_1 factors with a unique Cartan decomposition.

Juris Steprans, Topological centres of group actions.

David Kerr, Independence and entropy in topological dynamics

Ed Effros, Some personal reflections on QFA (Quantized Functional Analysis)

Wednesday

Tristan Bice, Calculus of projections in C*-algebras

Justin Moore, Spatial models of Boolean actions

Cyril Houdayer, A class of II1 factors with an explicit abelian amenable
subalgebra

Thursday

Jesse Peterson, Stabilizers of ergodic actions of lattices and commensurators

N. Christopher Phillips, Outer automorphisms of the Calkin algebra

Problem session (Thanks to Nicola Watson for preparing the list.)

Aleksandra Kwiatkowska, Boolean actions on groups of isometries

Caleb Eckhardt, Amenable group C*-algebras

Martino Lupini, Non-classification of automorphisms of C*-algebras up to unitary equivalence

Hiroshi Ando, Finite-type Polish groups and Popa's problem

Friday

Todor Tsankov, Generic representations of abelian groups

Simon Wasserman, Factorial representations of nonseparable C*-algebras

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