Conference on geometric and combinatorial methods in group theory

In honor of Mark Sapir's 60th birthday

16 - 18 May 2017 University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

 

Organizers: Gili Golan, Kate Juschenko, Curtis Kent, Alexander Olshanskiy, Denis Osin and Jenya Sapir.

Speakers:

  • Jason Behrstock
  • Martin Bridson, pending confirmation
  • Cornelia Drutu
  • Mikhail Ershov
  • Rostislav Grigorchuk
  • Sergei Ivanov
  • Martin Kassabov
  • Russell Lyons
  • Volodymyr Nekrashevych
  • Mikhail Volkov
  • Eliyahu Rips
  • Tatiana Smirnova-Nagnibeda
  • Gregory Soifer
  • Pascal Weil
  • Efim Zelmanov

Full or partial financial support is available for graduate students and postdocs participants. In order to obtain the support please register on the registration page. The deadline for registration for support is 25th February 2017.

Sponsored by U.S. National Science Foundation grants DMS 1107452, 1107263, 1107367 "RNMS: Geometric Structures and Representation Varieties" (the GEAR Network), by NSF CAREER grant DMS 1352173, PI: Kate Juschenko and by Vanderbilt University.