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Ninth Barcelona Weekend in Group Theory (2014)

Speakers: Talia Fernós (University of North Carolina, Greensboro), Armando Martino (University of Southampton), Alessandro Sisto (ETH Zurich), Pascal Weil (LaBRI, Université Bordeaux I), Henry Wilton (University College London), and Amaia Zugadi (Universidad del País Vasco, Bilbao).

The Ninth Barcelona Weekend in Group Theory will take place on May 16th and 17th, 2014, at CRM Bellaterra and at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya in Barcelona. The program is:

Friday May 16th, Aula C1/028, CRM, Bellaterra

  • 15:30 Armando Martino (University of Southampton)
    Stretching factors for automorphisms and relative train track maps.

  • 16:45 Henry Wilton (University College London)
    3-manifolds in random groups

  • 18:00 Pascal Weil (LABRI, Université de Bordeaux)
    Stallings graphs for quasi-convex subgroups of automatic groups


Saturday May 17th, Aula 003, FME UPC, Pau Gargallo 5, Barcelona

  • 10:00 Amaia Zugadi (Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea - Universidad del País Vasco)
    Hausdorff dimension in pro-p groups

  • 11:15 Alessandro Sisto (ETH, Zurich)
    Bounded cohomology of acylindrically hyperbolic groups.

  • 12:30 Talia Fernós (University of North Carolina at Greensboro)
    Rigidity of actions on CAT(0) cube complexes.

 

This meeting is possible thanks to the support from:
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
Centre de Recerca Matemàtica

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