
The following is provisional and subject to change. Your
talk may be moved to allow for changes to other speakers' talks.
This timetable was last updated on 12th August by MRQ. If there are any alterations or corrections, please contact the
organisers using the conference email address
(gps2009mcs.stand.ac.uk). Week 1 Short Talks
  2pm  2:30pm  3pm  4pm  4:30pm 
Sunday  A  Rämö  Konovalov  Fairbairn  Alghamdi  Reid 
2nd
Aug  B  Saunders  Blyth  Brewster  Niemenmaa  Zavarnitsine 

Monday  A  Hu  Horvath  Sangroniz  Seress  Maroti 
3rd
Aug  B  Kurdachenko  Karamzadeh  Gillespie  Monks  Darafsheh 
 C  Betin  Dietrich  Fransman  Basheer  Tortora 

Tuesday  A  Kahrobaei  Herzog  Brough  Moghaddam  Magidin 
4th
Aug  B  Kang  Kohl  Saeedi  Hulpke  Imperatore 
 C  Shumyatsky  ZugadiReizabal  Khukhro   

Thursday  A  Subbotin  Thomas,
V 
6th Aug  B  Wilcox  Maslova 
Friday  A  Burns  Curran  McDougallBagnall  Johnson  Grechkoseeva 
7th
Aug  B  Acciarri  Ercan  Bush  Neunhöffer  Zelenyuk 
 C  Revin  Vdovin    

Sunday 2nd August
2pm3:30pm, Slot A
 Johanna Rämö  Products of two involutions in finite simple groups
 Alexander Konovalov  Torsion units in integral group rings of sporadic simple groups
 Ben Fairbairn  Computing in sporadic groups: an application of
symmetric generation
2pm3:30pm, Slot B
 Neil Saunders  Strict inequalities of minimal degrees of direct products
 Russell Blyth  Recent progress on nonabelian tensor squares of groups
 Ben Brewster  The Frattini argument in direct products
4pm5pm, Slot A
 Ahmad M. Alghamdi  On current conjectures of block theory
 Colin Reid  Just infinite groups
4pm5pm, Slot B
 Markku Niemenmaa  On connected transversals to nilpotent subgroups
 Andrei Zavarnitsine  A solvable group isospectral to S(4,3)
Monday 3rd August
2pm3:30pm, Slot A
 ShouJen Hu  Rationality problem for groups of order 32
 Erzsebet Horvath  Real characters in blocks
 Josu Sangroniz  pGroups with few almost rational irreducible characters
2pm3:30pm, Slot B
 Leonid A. Kurdachenko  On some infinite dimensional linear groups
 N.S. Karamzadeh  Characterization property of some finite
simple groups of Lie type by their spectrum
 Neil Gillespie  On neighbour transitive codes
2pm3:30pm, Slot C
 Cansu Betin  Point stabilizers of barely transitive groups and inert subgroups
 Heiko Dietrich  Periodic patterns in the graph of pgroups of
maximal class
 Andrew Fransman  Trifactorized locally finite groups with minp for every prime p
4pm5pm, Slot A
 Akos Seress  Polynomialtime theory of matrix groups
 Attila Maroti  Hamiltonian cycles in the generating graphs of finite groups
4pm5pm, Slot B
 Kenneth M. Monks  Mobius numbers of symmetric groups
 M.R. Darafsheh  A rationality property of irreducible characters
of finite groups
4pm5pm, Slot C
 Ayoub Basheer  On the regular semisimple elements and primary classes of GL(n,q)
 Antonio Tortora  Locally graded groups with a Bell condition on
infinite subsets
Tuesday 4th August
2pm3:30pm, Slot A
 Delaram Kahrobaei  The growth rate of an endomorphism of a group
 Marcel Herzog  On a graph related to maximal subgroups of groups
 Tara Brough  Groups with polycontextfree word problem
2pm3:30pm, Slot B
 Mingchang Kang  Noether's problem and the unramified Brauer group for groups of order 64
 Stefan Kohl  Simple groups generated by involutions interchanging residue classes of the integers
 Farshid Saeedi  The probability of subgroups of a finite group to be normal
2pm3:30pm, Slot C
 Pavel Shumyatsky  Commutators in residually finite groups
 Amaia ZugadiReizabal  Hausdorff dimension in groups acting on trees
 Evgeny Khukhro  Lie ring method applied to a Frobenius group of
automorphisms
4pm5pm, Slot A
 Mohammad R.R. Moghaddam  Groups satisfying a symmetric Engel word
 Arturo Magidin  Classifying 2generator pgroups of class 2 and
computing their noabelian tensor square and related functors
4pm5pm, Slot B
 Alexander Hulpke  Computational group theory in undergraduate education
 Diana Imperatore  On a graph of groups related to cyclic
subgroups
Thursday 6th August
2pm3pm, Slot A
 Igor Subbotin  On transitivity of some important subgroup properties
 Viji Thomas  The boxtensor product, a generalization of the
nonabelian tensor product of groups
2pm3pm, Slot B
 Elizabeth Wilcox  Complete wreath products of groups
 Natalia V. Maslova  On maximal subgroups of odd degree in finite
groups with simple classical socle
Friday, 7th August
2pm3:30pm, Slot A
 Damien Burns  Recognition algorithms for classical groups
 John Curran  Automorphisms of products of finite groups
 Jon McDougallBagnall  Groups with every minimal generating set
of fixed size
2pm3:30pm, Slot B
 Cristina Acciarri  Positive laws on large sets of generators
 Gulin Ercan  On a conjecture of Thompson
 Michael Bush  Galois groups of maximal unramified
pextensions
2pm3:30pm, Slot C
 2pm: Danila Revin  Generalization of the Sylow theorem
 2:45pm: Evgeny Vdovin  Hall subgroups in finite simple
groups
4pm5pm, Slot A
 Marianne Johnson  Modular Lie powers of relation modules and free
central extensions of groups
 Mariya Grechkoseeva  Characterization of the finite simple groups by order and set of element orders
4pm5pm, Slot B
 Max Neunhoeffer  Finding normal subgroups of even order
 Yuliya Zelenyuk  Symmetric colourings of finite groups
Week 2 Short Talks
  9am  9:30am  10am  10:30am  2pm  2:30pm  3pm 
Wednesday  A  Felipe  Beltran  MartinezPastor  Keller 
12th
Aug  B  Tsurkov  Williams  Talelli  Gaglione 
 C  Quick  Shwartz  Mullan  Seretlo 

Friday  A  Mohamad  Detinko    Hartung  GarciaSanchez  Varsos 
14th
Aug  B  Kumar  FernandezAlcober      
 C  Bludov  Glass      
Wednesday 12th August
9am11am, Slot A
 MariaJose Felipe  Structure of finite groups having few conjugacy class sizes
 Antonio Beltran  Class size conditions implying solvability of finite groups
 Ana MartinezPastor  Extending the KegelWielandt theorem through pidecomposable groups
 Thomas Michael Keller  Lower bounds for the number of conjugacy
classes of a finite group
9am11am, Slot B
 Arkady Tsurkov  Problem of classifying quasivarieties of nilpotent class 2 finitely generated torsion free groups is wild
 Gerald Williams  Asphericity and finiteness of some cyclically presented groups
 Olympia Talelli  On groups of homological dimension one
 Anthony M. Gaglione  Almost locally free groups and a theorem of
Magnus
9am11am, Slot C
 Martyn Quick  Growth of the number of generators of direct products
 Robert Shwartz  Artin covers of finite type Artin groups
 Ciaran Mullan  Logarithmic signatures for finite groups and their applications
 Thekiso Seretlo  A group of the form 2^6:A8
Friday 14th August
9am10am, Slot A
 Mohd Sham Mohamad  On the nonabelian tensor product of cyclic groups of 2power order
 Alla Detinko  Computing with matrix groups over infinite
fields
9am10am, Slot B
 Manoj Kumar  Class preserving automorphisms of finite groups
 Gustavo A. FernandezAlcober  Outer commutator words are
uniformly concise
9am10am, Slot C
 Vasily Bludov  Amalgamations of rightorderable and latticeorderable groups
 Andrew Glass  Rightorderable analogues of the Higman Embedding
Theorem and the BooneHigman Embedding Theorem
2pm3:30pm, Slot A
 Rene Hartung  Computation with infinitely presented groups
 Maria Asun GarciaSanchez  Some bounds for the degree of commutativity of a pgroup of maximal class
 Dimitrios Varsos  On the linearity of HNNextensions with abelian
base groups
