## ICM 2002 Satellite
Conference "Operator Algebras and Applications"
Chengde, China
August 14-18, 2002.
Wednesday, August 14
9:30-10:20 U. Haagerup, University of Odense
A New Application of Random Matrices: Ext(C^{*}_{r}(F_{2})) is not a Group
10:50-11:40 G. Pisier, Paris VI and Texas A & M University
Grothendieck's Theorem for Operator Spaces
13:30-14:10 F. Xu, UC Riverside
Local CFT's
14:30-17:45 Two parallel sessions
Thursday, August 15
8:30- 9:20 G. Elliott, University of Toronto
Amenable C*-algebras
9:30-10:20 Z.-J. Ruan, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Recent Development in Operator Spaces
10:50-11:40 E. G. Effros, UCLA
More Elegant Matrix Tricks and Their Role in Operator Space Theory
11:50-12:15 Two parallel sessions
14:00-14:40 Y. Kawahigashi, University of Tokyo
Classification of Local Conformal Nets: case c<1
15:00-17:55 Two parallel sessions
Friday, August 16
8:00- 8:50 M. Rordam, University of Odense
A Nuclear Simple C*-algebra with a Finite and an Infinite Projection
9:00- 9:50 G. Gong, University of Puerto Rico
Coarse Geometry and a Question of Gromov
10:10-11:00 D. Bisch, UC Santa Barbara
Subfactors and Planar Algebras
11:10-11:50 K. Guo, Fudan University
Equivalence of Hardy Submodules and Characteristic Space Theory
Saturday, August 17
8:00- 8:50 G. Yu, Vanderbilt University
Positive Scalar Curvature at Infinity and K-theory of Group C*-algebras
9:00- 9:40 A. Kishimoto, Hokkaido University
The Pure State Space of a Simple Separable C*-algebra is Homogeneous
10:10-10:50 M. Rieffel, UC Berkeley
Group C*-algebras as Compact Quantum Metric Spaces
11:00-11:55 Two parallel sessions
13:30-14:10 S. Zhang, University of Cincinnati
Infinitely Many Non-isomorphic Classes of Purely Infinite Simple C*-algebras
14:20-17:55 Two parallel sessions
Sunday, August 18
8:00- 8:50 N. C. Phillips, University of Oregon
The Structure of Higher Dimensional Noncommutative Tori
9:00- 9:50 J. Cuntz, Muenster University
Noncommutative Geometry and the Heisenberg Commutation Relations
10:10-11:00 C. Jiang, Hebei University of Technology
Structure of Bounded Linear Operators
11:10-11:50 M. Izumi, Kyoto University
Finite Group Actions on C*-algebras with the Rohlin Property
13:30-17:55 Two parallel sessions