Department of Mathematics
Royal Holloway, University of London

PRELIMINARY PROGRAMME

WORKSHOP ON THE ALGEBRAIC STRUCTURE OF PROFINITE GROUPS

7-8 April, 2008


Note: All talks take place in the McCrea Building , Room 336.

MONDAY, 7 APRIL
11:00 - 12:30
Registration (McCrea Building, Foyer)
12:45 - 12:55
Opening
13:00 - 14:00
Dan Segal
Words and profinite groups
14:00 - 15:00
Coffee/Tea break
15:00 - 16:00
Aner Shalev
Words and Ore's conjecture
16:00 - 17:00
Coffee/Tea break
17:00 - 18:00
Gustavo Fernandez-Alcober
Discrete versus continuous
in the (co)homology of pro-p groups
19:15 - 21:00
Dinner (Founder's Building, SCR)

TUESDAY, 8 APRIL
8.15 - 9.15
Breakfast (Founder's Building, SCR)
9.30 - 10.30
Nikolay Nikolov
Strange images of profinite groups
10:30 - 11:30
Coffee/Tea break
11:30 - 12:30
Emmanuel Breuillard
Dense subgroups and refinements of the Tits alternative
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch break
13:30 - 14:30
Andrei Jaikin-Zapirain
On the verbal width of finitely generated pro-p groups
14:30 - 15:30
Coffee/Tea break
15:30 - 16:30
Martin Bridson
Decision problems and profinite completions of groups
16:35 - 16:45
Closing


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last significant update 01.04.2008
please bring corrections to the attention of Benjamin Klopsch