## C*-Algebren, Oberwolfach, Germany
April 1996
4/9
9:15 - 10:05 G. Pisier
A polynomially bounded operator which is not similar to a contraction
10:15 - 11:05 A. Valette
Ramanujan graphs and C*-norms on B(H) tensor B(H)
11:15 - 12:05 M. Rordam
Almost commuting self-adjoint elements
16:00 - 16:50 D. Bisch
Canonical algebras associated to intermediate subfactors
17:00 - 17:50 Y. Kawahigashi
Quantum doubles of the Hecke algebra subfactors and orbifolds
4/10
9:15 - 10:05 M. Bekka
Some C*-algebras associated with unirary representations of lattices
10:15 - 11:05 F. Radulescu
On von Neumann algebras associated with discrete groups
11:15 - 12:05 T. Banica
The free O(n) and U(n) compact quantum groups
4/11
9:15 - 10:05 S. Popa
A characterization of the higher relative commutants of subfactors
10:15 - 11:05 A. Wassermann
Conformal field theory and subfactors
11:15 - 12:05 H. Wenzl
Unitary TQFT's and subfactors
16:00 - 16:50 R. Longo
An analogue of the Kac-Wakimoto formula and black hole entropy
17:00 - 17:30 C. Pinzari
A class of C*-algebras considered by Pimsner generalizing the
Cuntz-Krierger algebras
17:40 - 18:10 E. Blanchard
Continuous fields of nuclear C*-algebras
19:30 - G. Elliott
What do amenable C*-algebras look like?
4/12
9:15 - 10:05 E. Kirchberg
On the classification of simple C*-algebras
10:15 - 11:05 T. Loring
Applications of amalgamated products to approximation in C*-algebras
11:15 - 12:05 C. Phillips
Continuous embedding of exact C*-algebras in O_{2} and continuous fields
16:00 - 16:50 A. Nica
Combinatorial aspects of the theory of free random variables
17:00 _ 17:30 K. Dykema
Free products of finite dimensional von Neumann algebras
17:40 - 18:10 C. Pasnicu
Shape equivalence, nonstable K-theory and AH algebras
4/13
9:15 - 10:05 G. Kasparov
The Baum-Connes conjecture for discrete amenable groups
10:15 - 11:05 T. Giordano
Full groups and topological orbit equivalence
11:15 - 12:05 H. Upmeier
Toeplitza C*-algebras and multivariable Hardy spaces