Groups St Andrews 2009 in Bath

University of Bath, Bath, England

1 August - 15 August 2009


The conference is sponsored by the Edinburgh Mathematical Society and the London Mathematical Society and is being organised by the University of Bath and the University of St Andrews.

Aim:
This conference, the eighth in the series of Groups St Andrews Conferences, will be organised along similar lines to previous events in this series. For 2009 the conference returns to its usual two-week format.

Topics:
The conference aims to cover all aspects of group theory. The short lecture courses are intended to be accessible to postgraduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and researchers in all areas of group theory.

Principal Speakers: 
Gerhard Hiss (RWTH, Aachen, Germany) "Finite groups of Lie type and their representations"
Volodymyr Nekrashevych (Texas A&M, Texas, USA) "Iterated monodromy groups"
Dan Segal (All Souls College, Oxford) "Words and groups"
Eamonn O'Brien (Auckland, New Zealand) "Effective algorithmic approaches for linear groups"
Mark Sapir (Vanderbilt, Nashville, USA) "Residually finite groups, random walks and dynamics of polynomial maps over p-adics"

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