PROGRAM (ver. July 10, 2009)

The 44-th Symposium on Finsler Geometry

September 8 - 11, 2009

Tokai University, Sapporo Capus, Multimedia Hall

September 8 (Tue.), 2009 Arrival day

18:00-20:00 Welcome Party at the Hotel.

September 9 (Wed.), 2009

Opening ceremony 9:00-9:10

   9:20-10:20    Radu Miron and Alexandra Teodora Ruginosu (TBA)

 10:20-11:00  R.Miron, T.Kawaguchi and H.Kawaguchi, The rheonomic Riemannian mechanical systems 

 11:15-11:55  Go-o Ishikawa, Singularity problems in sub-Riemannian and sub-Finsler geometry

 11:55-12:35  Kazuhiro Shibuya, Geometry of second order PDE of two independent and one dependent variables

Lunch break

13:30-14:10  Sorin V. Sabau, Trends in modern Finsler Geometry

14:10-14:50  Takahiro Yajima, H. Nagahama and M. Wada, Extended objects as topological singularities in non-Riemannian space 

15:10-15:40  Cristina Elena Hretcanu, Submanifolds in submanifolds of Riemannian manifold with golden structure

15:40-16:10  Mayuko KON, On the shape operator and the generalized Tanaka-Webster connection of real hypersurfaces in a complex space form 

September 10 (Thu.), 2009

Excursion: (Bus tour, Shako-tan peninsula)

Dinner (Chinese restaurant downtown Sapporo)

September 11 (Frid.), 2009

9:00-9:40  Xinyue Cheng, On Locally Dually Flat Finsler Metrics

9:40-10:10  Hideo Shimada, On reversible geodesics for  (α, β)-metrics

10:10-10:40  Katsumi Okubo, to be announced later. 

10:55-11:35  Tadashi Aikou, to be announced later

11:35-12:15  Seiki Nishikawa, Harmonic maps into complex Finsler manifolds

13:30-14:10  Sorin V. Sabau, The Gauss-Bonnet Theorem for Finsler surfaces

14:10-14:40  Marcel Roman, Geometrization of the Riemannian nonconservative mechanical systems

14:40-15:10  Testuya Nagano, Note of the parallel vector fields in Finsler geometry 

15:25-15:55  Koji Matsumoto,  Certain Anti-holomorphic Submanifolds in a Locally Conformal Kaehler Manifold

15:55-16:35  Zerrin Senturk, to be announced later 

16:35-17:05  Masashi Kitayama and T. Tani, Hypersurfaces of projective β-changes 

18:30-20:00 Farewell Party at the Hotel