Groups St Andrews 2009 in Bath

University of Bath, Bath, England

1 August - 15 August 2009

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

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

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

The conference photograph is at THIS LINK.

The Academic and Social Programme is at THIS LINK.

Slides of talks as PDFs are at THIS LINK.

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

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