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Discrete Groups and Geometric Structures, with Applications V

Month: June 2014

Date: June 2--6

Name: Discrete Groups and Geometric Structures, with Applications V

Location: KU Leuven, Arenberg Castle, Heverlee (nearby Leuven), Belgium.


Description

This is the 7th edition of a conference series which started in 1996. Main topics include (non-exhaustively) geometric group theory, Out(F$_n$) and Aut(F$_n$), groups acting on manifolds, crystallographic groups and their generalisations, affine and nil-affine structures for groups, left-symmetric structures on Lie algebras, problems related to these topics in different settings.

Main invited speakers

include Mladen Bestvina, Emmanuel Breuillard, Martin Bridson, Danny Calegari, Serge Cantat, Karen Vogtmann, Dan Wise. The program will be set up to include lectures by participants, as well as short communications. We welcome in particular Ph.D. students and post-doc researchers.

Information

http://www.kuleuven-kulak.be/workshop.