Group Theory - Invited Talks

Antolin Pichel
(Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)
Rational coset growth

Arman Darbinyan (Vanderbilt University)
The word and conjugacy problems in lacunary hyperbolic groups

Cornelia Drutu (University of Oxford)
Superexpanders and warped cones

Andrei Jaikin-Zapirain (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)
The sofic Lueck approximation over fields of zero characteristic

Martin Kassabov (Cornell University)
Towards finite presentability of Torelli groups

Olga Kharlampovich (The City University of New York)
What does a group algebra of a free group “know” about the group?

Benjamin Klopsch (Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf)
Zeta functions associated to admissible representations of compact p-adic Lie groups

Dessislava Kochloukova (Universidade Estadual de Campinas)
Homological and homotopical properties of fibre products

Alexander Lubotzky (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
Groups’ approximation, stability and high dimensional expanders

Mahan Mj (Tata Institute)
Cubulating surface-by-free groups

Volodymyr Nekrashevych (Texas A&M University)
Simple groups of intermediate growth

Plinio P. Murillo (University of Bern)
Systole of congruence coverings of arithmetic hyperbolic manifolds

Alan Reid (Rice University)
Cofinal towers of high rank lattices containing a fixed genus surface group

Matthew Stover (Temple University)
Geodesic submanifolds of hyperbolic hybrids

Slobodan Tanusevski (UFF)
On a question of Bergman about retracts of free groups

Pavel Zalesskii (Universidade de Brasília)
Virtual retraction and Howson’s  properties in pro-p groups