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Symposium on geometry, topology and dynamics in low dimensions
11 Sep 2017 - 13 Jul 2018 • Warwick, United Kingdom
Abstract:
The Warwick EPSRC mathematics symposium is organised annually by the University of Warwick with the support of the EPSRC for the benefit of the mathematical sciences community in the UK. It brings leading national and international experts together with UK researchers in a year-long programme of research activities focused on an emerging theme in the mathematical sciences. From September 2017 to August 2018, the symposium will concentrate on the theme of ''Geometry, topology and dynamics in low dimensions''. It will feature a series of international workshops and host a number of long-term visitors. There will also be a summer school organised in collaboration with the London Mathematical Society and the Clay Mathematics Institute.
Topics:
Geometric topology in low dimensions, Computation in geometric topology, Teichmüller dynamics, Geometry of Teichmüller space and mapping class groups, Geometry of outer spaces and outer automorphism groups, Representation varieties and geometric structures in low dimensions, Graphs, surfaces, and cube complexes
Event listing ID:
865872
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Group Representation Theory and Applications
16 Jan 2018 - 25 May 2018 • Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley, United States
Abstract:
Group Representation Theory is a central area of Algebra, with important and deep connections to areas as varied as topology, algebraic geometry, number theory, Lie theory, homological algebra, and mathematical physics. Born more than a century ago, the area still abounds with basic problems and fundamental conjectures, some of which have been open for over five decades. Very recent breakthroughs have led to the hope that some of these conjectures can finally be settled. In turn, recent results in group representation theory have helped achieve substantial progress in a vast number of applications. The goal of the program is to investigate all these deep problems and the wealth of new results and directions, to obtain major progress in the area, and to explore further applications of group representation theory to other branches of mathematics.
Event listing ID:
832270
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Jean-Morlet Chair Whole Semester on Geometry, Topology, and Group Theory in Dimension 3 (Genevieve Walsh and Luisa Paoluzzi)
01 Feb 2018 - 31 Jul 2018 • CIRM Luminy, France
Abstract:
This semester of the Jean-Morlet Chair will feature several events. Firstly, a large conference focusing on the structure of 3-manifold groups, as well as on structures of groups inspired by structures on 3-manifolds?such as PD(3) groups, relatively hyperbolic groups, and building. Secondly, a research school for PhD students and recent post-docs, centering on current research in 3-Manifolds and Geometric Group Theory, and looking at the interplay between the two topics. Thirdly, a medium-size workshop centering on extremely current topics and taking into account Cannon's conjecture and related conjectures, the relation to QIs, CAT(0) boundaries, boundaries of hyperbolic buildings, relatively hyperbolic groups, and rigidity. Masterclasses for local students and Research in Pairs events will also be held during the semester.
Event listing ID:
967201
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GABY18 — Groups and Algebras in Bicocca for Young algebraists
21 May 2018 - 25 May 2018 • Milan, Italy
Abstract:
GABY18 is aimed mainly at young researchers working in groups, algebras and related topics. The goal of the conference is to give the participants the opportunity to learn new subjects through 3 mini-courses, to present their research and to provide the young participants an informal environment where to meet and discuss about their favourite math.
Contact:
Email: gaby2018milan@gmail.com
Topics:
Groups, group algebras, group representations, Galois theory, group cohomology
Event listing ID:
984229
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Nonpositively Curved Groups on the Mediterranean
23 May 2018 - 29 May 2018 • Kibbutz Nahsholim, in Nahsholim, Israel
Abstract:
The theme of the workshop is algebraic, geometric and analytical aspects of groups that act on CAT(0) spaces and other nonpositively curved spaces by isometries.
Event listing ID:
983098
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Graphs, groups, and more: celebrating Brian Alspach’s 80th and Dragan Marušič’s 65th birthdays
28 May 2018 - 01 Jun 2018 • Koper, Slovenia
Abstract:
It is our great pleasure to announce the conference “Graphs, groups, and more: celebrating Brian Alspach’s 80th and Dragan Marušič’s 65th birthdays” that will take place in Koper, Slovenia, from 28 May to 1 June, 2018. The conference is dedicated to our colleagues Brian Alspach, on the occasion of his 80th birthday, and Dragan Marušič, on the occasion of his 65th birthday.
Event listing ID:
983616
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Cohomological and Metric Properties of Groups of Homeomorphisms of R
03 Jun 2018 - 09 Jun 2018 • Oberwolfach, Germany
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2018 University of Georgia Summer School on Lie Theory
04 Jun 2018 - 09 Jun 2018 • University of Georgia, Athens, GA, United States
Abstract:
This summer school is designed to introduce graduate students and other young researchers to modern topics in Lie Theory, and allow them to meet and interact with other young researchers as well as more senior researchers. It aims to expose participants to open problems, tools, and techniques used in current research. The school will focus on Geometric, Combinatorial and Categorical Methods in Lie Theory. There will be four main speakers giving three lectures each. The program will consist of two morning talks by main speakers, followed by afternoon working sessions (AIM-style) on the topics of the morning lectures. The main speakers will be: Pramod Achar, Louisiana State University; Allen Knutson, Cornell University; Ivan Losev, Northeastern University; and Julianna Tymoczko, Smith College. Support is available, with an application deadline of March 23, 2018.
Event listing ID:
1029265
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3-Manifolds and Geometric Group Theory
11 Jun 2018 - 15 Jun 2018 • CIRM, Marseille-Luminy, France
Abstract:
The aim of this one-week school is to bring PhD students and recent post-docs up-to-date on current research happening in Geometric Group Theory and 3-manifolds. We will focus in particular on the interplay between the two topics, where the theory of hyperbolic 3-manifolds is an important influence in the modern theory of hyperbolic groups and their relatives.
Event listing ID:
967298
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Groups and Topological Groups
15 Jun 2018 - 17 Jun 2018 • Kutaisi, Georgia
Abstract:
The initiative for this conference has been set by German mathematicians R. Baer, H. Heineken, O.H. Kegel, P. Plaumann and K. Strambach.Since 1972 it takes place every semester in various cities of Austria, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Czech Republic and Turkey.
Contact:
Tengizi Bokelavadze;     Phone: [+995599952379];     Email: Tengiz.bokelavadze@atsu.edu.ge
Event listing ID:
1053506
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Subgroups of Cremona Groups
17 Jun 2018 - 23 Jun 2018 • Oberwolfach, Germany
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The 13th Brauer Group Meeting
18 Jun 2018 - 22 Jun 2018 • Mountain Branch Campus of Colorado State Universit, United States
Abstract:
This meeting will be loosely structured around the Brauer Group and related topics. As at previous Brauer Group meetings, the emphasis will be on having junior faculty and graduate students as well as some senior researchers give formal talks on their research in an informal setting. Research topics vary widely, but are all connected in some way with the Brauer Group. This unifying theme with broad reach into the algebra, number theory and algebraic geometry communities gives junior and senior faculty alike the opportunity to both learn new aspects of the theory, meet new colleagues and collaborate with established members of the group. In the tradition of past Pingree Park Brauer group meetings, we are happy to welcome families, graduate students and young researchers, and hope to provide ample time to informally discuss mathematics and explore the beautiful Rocky Mountains.
Event listing ID:
1065242
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Automorphic forms on reductive groups and their covers: A conference in honour of Solomon Friedberg
25 Jun 2018 - 28 Jun 2018 • ETH, Zurich, Switzerland
Event listing ID:
1007685
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Torsion groups and Galois representations of elliptic curves
25 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018 • University of Zagreb, Croatia
Abstract:
The purpose of this conference is to bring together experts working on torsion groups and Galois representations attached to elliptic curves and related areas.
Event listing ID:
990169
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8th PhD Summer School in Discrete Mathematics
01 Jul 2018 - 07 Jul 2018 • Rogla, Slovenia
Abstract:
Aimed at bringing PhD students to several open problems in the active research areas, two minicourses (8 hours of lectures each) will be given on the following topics: Permutation groups, given by Colva Roney-Dougal, (University of St Andrews, St Andrews, United Kingdom); Graphs symmetries, given by Gabriel Verret, (The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand)
Contact:
Ademir Hujdurović;     Email: ademir.hujdurovic@gmail.com
Event listing ID:
989461
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AGRA 3 winter school (Arithmetic, Groups and Analysis)
09 Jul 2018 - 20 Jul 2018 • Academia Nacional de Ciencias, Córdoba, Argentina
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ICS 2018 — INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SEMIGROUPS on the occasion of Mária Szendrei’s 65th birthday
11 Jul 2018 - 14 Jul 2018 • Lisbon, Portugal
Abstract:
Professor Maria B. Szendrei is world recognized leader on the theory of regular semigroups and their generalization. Her research develops and deepens several classic directions in studying various classes of regular semigroups; at the same time, she has invented many novel and inherently original approaches that opened new avenues of research. Her outstanding services to community include maintaining excellent scientific quality of the Hungarian mathematical journals and organizing a series of semigroup conferences that had proved to be important meeting points between semigroupists from Western countries and those from former Eastern block countries.​
Event listing ID:
987209
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Braid groups, configuration spaces and homotopy theory
23 Jul 2018 - 27 Jul 2018 • Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
Abstract:
The ICM2018 Satellite Conference "Braid groups, configuration spaces and homotopy theory" will take place in Salvador de Bahia, Brazil, at the Federal University of Bahia, from the 23rd to the 27th of July 2018. This meeting will focus on braid groups, configuration spaces and homotopy theory, and the interplay between them. There will be around 20 plenary talks given by invited speakers, as well as shorter talks given by the participants. More information about the meeting may be found on the website of the conference: https://braids2018.ufba.br For those participants who wish to present work, the deadline for registration and for submitting their work is the 2nd of March 2018. For other participants, the deadline for registration is the 31st of May 2018. On behalf of the organisers, Daciberg Gonçalves, John Guaschi and Oscar Ocampo.
Event listing ID:
983137
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Braid groups, configuration spaces and homotopy theory
23 Jul 2018 - 27 Jul 2018 • Salvador, Brazil
Abstract:
This meeting will focus on braid groups, configuration spaces and homotopy theory, and the interplay between them. There will be around 20 plenary talks given by invited speakers, as well as shorter talks given by the participants.
Event listing ID:
983652
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New Trends in Teichmüller Theory and Mapping Class Groups
02 Sep 2018 - 08 Sep 2018 • Oberwolfach, Germany
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Group Theory in Florence II
05 Sep 2018 - 07 Sep 2018 • Florence, Italy
Abstract:
The meeting will bring together experts from different areas of group theory.
Contact:
Orazio Puglisi;     Email: opuglisi@unifi.it
Event listing ID:
976444
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GAGTA '19 — Geometric and Asymptotic Group Theory with Applications
26 May 2019 - 30 May 2019 • Bar-Ilan University, Tel Aviv area, Israel
Abstract:
The conference will focus on a variety of topics in geometric and combinatorial group theory as well as on algorithmic and computational problems involving groups, with applications to information security. This includes combinatorial, asymptotic and probabilistic methods in group theory and algebraic cryptography, group actions, hyperbolicity, growth, random walks, etc. This conference will feature a TED session including short lectures by participants on their favorite topic of research. Details will be provided later. For a complete list of previous GAGTA conferences see gagta.org/past.php The conference webpage includes a list of invited speakers and other details.
Event listing ID:
1018103


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