Groups in Madrid
30 November – 1 December 2017
This is the second edition of Groups in Madrid, a 2-day workshop devoted to recent developments in asymptotic, combinatorial and geometric group theory. There is no registration fee to participate. Unfortunately, we won't be able to provide any financial support or accommodation. Please, do not hesitate to contact with one of the organizers in case you have any questions.
Here you have a link to the 2016 edition.
RegistrationThe registration is closed. Please contact the organizers if you want to participate. Here is the list of participants.
The talks will start on Thursday afternoon (November 30) and end on Friday evening (December 1) in the ICMAT. Here you can find the abstracts of the talks.
Thursday, November 30th, Aula NARANJA, ICMAT
15:00 Aditi Kar
Title: A conjecture on deficiency of groups
16:00 Coffee break
16:30 Remi Coulon
Title: Growth gap in hyperbolic groups and amenability
17:30 Nikolay Nikolov
Title: Rank gradient: some explicit bounds
Friday, December 1st, Aula AZUL, ICMAT
10:20 Karen Vogtmann
Title : Structure of outer space near infinity
11:20 Coffee break
11:50 Federico Berlai
Title: A refined combination theorem for hierarchically hyperbolic spaces
15:00 Tatiana Smirnova-Nagnibeda
Title: On maximal subgroups in branch groups
16:00 Juan Souto
Title: Currents and counting problems
The conference dinner will be at Restaurante Babel , calle libertad 23. Here is the location.
The workshop will be held at the ICMAT (Institute for the Mathematical Sciences), a joint research institute of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) and three Madrid universities.
The ICMAT is located in the Campus Cantoblanco of the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM), 15 km North of downtown Madrid. The campus is connected by public transport to downtown Madrid. See here more infomation about to how to arrive.
Y. Antolin | J. Aramayona | A. Jaikin-Zapirain