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Young geometric group theory II

 

February 3-7 , 2013

 

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About Young Geometric Group Theory

The Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

Haifa, Israel

Lectures will take place at Benjamin auditorium, Sego Architecture building

This conference is part of the "Young Geometric Group Theory" series of annual international meetings of young researchers in geometric group theory. For more information about the YGGT series see alsohttp://www.impan.pl/BC/Arch/2012/Young.html.

 

Tutorial speakers:

Fr?d?ric Haglund (Universit? Paris-Sud), "Groups acting on CAT(0) cube complexes ".

Tadeusz Januszkiewicz (Polish Academy of Sciences & University of Wroclaw), "Constructions of CAT(0) and related spaces".

Andr?s Navas (Universidad de Santiago de Chile), "Orderability and groups: probability and dynamics".

Fr?d?ric Paulin(Universit? Paris-Sud), "Convergence of groups and group actions".

Plenary speakers:

Yael Algom Kfir (University of Utah), "Mapping tori of small dilatation automorphisms".

Ian Biringer (Boston College), "Intersection growth in groups".

Sebastian Hensel (University of Chicago), "Spheres and Out(F_n)".

Fanny Kassel (Universit? Lille 1), "Complete Lorentz spacetimes in dimension 3 and representations of surface groups".

John Mackay (University of Oxford), "The geometry of random groups".

Chloe Perin (Universit? de Strasbourg), "Homogeneity of hyperbolic groups".

Romain Tessera (ENS Lyon), "Dehn function and asymptotic cone of Lie groups".

 

Scientific committee: Piotr Przytycki (Chair), Jason Behrstock, Michael Bj?rklund, Remi Coulon, Bertrand Remy, Roman Sauer and Alexey Talambutsa

 

 

Organizing Committee: Uri Bader and Tobias Hartnick (Technion) , Tullia Dymarz (University of Wisconsin Madison)

 

For further administrative information please contact:
Eline Zehavi, Workshop Coordinator
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Fax: +972-(0)4-8293388
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