Banach and operator spaces

29th – 30th April 2013

The inaugural meeting of the QOP network will be held at Lancaster University. The local organiser is Professor Garth Dales. Please contact him ( if you wish to attend.

This meeting is supported by the Visitor Fund of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Lancaster University.


All talks will be held in the lecture theatre (A54) of the Postgraduate Statistics Centre.

A list of the talks and their abstracts is available as a PDF document.

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Monday 29th April

1045 – 1145David BlecherNoncommutative peak interpolation: prescribing behaviour of noncommutative functions on noncommutative subsets
1200 – 1210Welcome from the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Mark Smith, and Head of Department, Professor John Whitehead
1215 – 1315Tomasz KochanekSome open questions arising from the stability problem for vector measures
1430 – 1530Richard SmithTopological properties associated with strict convexity
1545 – 1645Charles ReadProximinality, operator convolution algebras and other topics
1715 – 1815Gilles GodefroyUniqueness of preduals: a survey
1845 – 2015Buffet dinner – please let Garth Dales or Alex Belton know if you wish to attend

Tuesday 30th April

0930 – 1030Tomasz KaniaOperators from \(C( K )\)-spaces which annihilate certain chains of functions
1100 – 1200András ZsákUniversal spaces and analyticity for classes of Banach spaces of bounded Szlenk index
1330 – 1430Piotr KoszmiderA Banach space in which every injective operator is surjective

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