Groups in Madrid
November 22-23, 2018
This is the third edition of Groups in Madrid, a 2-day workshop devoted to recent developments in 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.
We plan to have a conference dinner on Friday November 23 with a reduced price for junior participants.
Here you have links to the previous editions: 2016 and 2017.
RegistrationThe registration will be open until November 15. Use the following registration form. Please contact the organizers if you have any questions.
The following is a preliminary schedule:
Thursday, November 22
15:00 Gustavo Fernández Alcober
Title: On the number of Beauville and non-Beauville p-groups
16:00 Coffee break
16:30 Petra Schwer
Title: Reflection length in affine Coxeter groups
17:30 Eugenio Giannelli
Title: On monomial characters and Sylow p-subgroups of symmetric groups
Friday, November 23
10:30 Gunter Malle
Title: Counting characters in a block
11:30 Coffee Break
12:00 Colloquium UAM-ICMAT
15:00 Olivier Dudas
Title: The abelian defect group conjecture and Deligne-Lusztig varieties
16:00 Coffee break
16:30 Leo Margolis
Title: Blocks, characters and torsion units in integral group rings
17:30 Alessandra Iozzi
21:00 Conference Dinner
Restaurante Casa Salvador, Calle Barbieri 12.
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 the universities UAM, UCM, UC3M.
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 information about to how to arrive.
Organizing Committee: Yago Antolín, Javier Aramayona, Andrei Jaikin-Zapirain and Carolina Vallejo.