Groups in Madrid
November 28-29, 2019
This is the fourth 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 29 with a reduced price for junior participants.
Here you have links to the previous editions: 2016, 2017 and 2018.
RegistrationThe registration is now closed. Please contact one of the organizers if you are planning to attend. List of participants.
The following is a preliminary schedule. Talks will be in Aula Naranja, except from the colloquium that will be in Aula Azul. Here you can find the abstracts.
Thursday, November 28
15:00 Gili Golan
Title: Divergence functions of Thompsons groups
16:00 Coffee break
16:30 Collin Bleak
Title: On maximal subgroups of R. Thompson's group V.
17:30 Pep Burillo
Title: An irrational-slope Thompson's group
Friday, November 29
10:30 Yves Cornulier
Title: Commensurating actions, partial actions and applications to piecewise groups
11:30 Coffee Break
12:00 Colloquium UAM-ICMAT: Martin Bridson
Title:Finite shadows of infinite groups
15:00 Yuri Neretin
Title: Binfinite symmetric groups and cobordisms of triangulated surfaces
16:00 Coffee break
16:30 Tara Brendle
Title: The Steinberg module and level structures for surfaces with marked points
20:30 Conference Dinner:
Bar la Gloria C/ Noviciado 2
Closest metro stops L2 Noviciado, or L3, L10 Plaza España
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.