# Groups St Andrews 2009 in Bath

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This timetable was last updated on 12th August by MRQ.

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*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.

## 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 | Zugadi-Reizabal | Khukhro | |||

Thursday | A | Subbotin | Thomas, V | |||

6th Aug | B | Wilcox | Maslova | |||

Friday | A | Burns | Curran | McDougall-Bagnall | Johnson | Grechkoseeva |

7th Aug | B | Acciarri | Ercan | Bush | Neunhöffer | Zelenyuk |

C | Revin | Vdovin |

### Sunday 2nd August

2pm-3:30pm, 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

2pm-3:30pm, 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

4pm-5pm, Slot A

- Ahmad M. Alghamdi - On current conjectures of block theory
- Colin Reid - Just infinite groups

4pm-5pm, Slot B

- Markku Niemenmaa - On connected transversals to nilpotent subgroups
- Andrei Zavarnitsine - A solvable group isospectral to S(4,3)

### Monday 3rd August

2pm-3:30pm, Slot A

- Shou-Jen Hu - Rationality problem for groups of order 32
- Erzsebet Horvath - Real characters in blocks
- Josu Sangroniz - p-Groups with few almost rational irreducible characters

2pm-3:30pm, 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

2pm-3:30pm, Slot C

- Cansu Betin - Point stabilizers of barely transitive groups and inert subgroups
- Heiko Dietrich - Periodic patterns in the graph of p-groups of

maximal class - Andrew Fransman - Trifactorized locally finite groups with min-p for every prime p

4pm-5pm, Slot A

- Akos Seress - Polynomial-time theory of matrix groups
- Attila Maroti - Hamiltonian cycles in the generating graphs of finite groups

4pm-5pm, Slot B

- Kenneth M. Monks - Mobius numbers of symmetric groups
- M.R. Darafsheh - A rationality property of irreducible characters

of finite groups

4pm-5pm, 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

2pm-3:30pm, 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 poly-context-free word problem

2pm-3:30pm, Slot B

- Ming-chang 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

2pm-3:30pm, Slot C

- Pavel Shumyatsky - Commutators in residually finite groups
- Amaia Zugadi-Reizabal - Hausdorff dimension in groups acting on trees
- Evgeny Khukhro - Lie ring method applied to a Frobenius group of

automorphisms

4pm-5pm, Slot A

- Mohammad R.R. Moghaddam - Groups satisfying a symmetric Engel word
- Arturo Magidin - Classifying 2-generator p-groups of class 2 and

computing their noabelian tensor square and related functors

4pm-5pm, Slot B

- Alexander Hulpke - Computational group theory in undergraduate education
- Diana Imperatore - On a graph of groups related to cyclic

subgroups

### Thursday 6th August

2pm-3pm, Slot A

- Igor Subbotin - On transitivity of some important subgroup properties
- Viji Thomas - The box-tensor product, a generalization of the

non-abelian tensor product of groups

2pm-3pm, 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

2pm-3:30pm, Slot A

- Damien Burns - Recognition algorithms for classical groups
- John Curran - Automorphisms of products of finite groups
- Jon McDougall-Bagnall - Groups with every minimal generating set

of fixed size

2pm-3:30pm, 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

p-extensions

2pm-3:30pm, Slot C

- 2pm: Danila Revin - Generalization of the Sylow theorem
- 2:45pm: Evgeny Vdovin - Hall subgroups in finite simple

groups

4pm-5pm, 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

4pm-5pm, 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 | Martinez-Pastor | Keller | |||

12th Aug | B | Tsurkov | Williams | Talelli | Gaglione | |||

C | Quick | Shwartz | Mullan | Seretlo | ||||

Friday | A | Mohamad | Detinko | Hartung | Garcia-Sanchez | Varsos | ||

14th Aug | B | Kumar | Fernandez-Alcober | |||||

C | Bludov | Glass |

### Wednesday 12th August

9am-11am, Slot A

- Maria-Jose Felipe - Structure of finite groups having few conjugacy class sizes
- Antonio Beltran - Class size conditions implying solvability of finite groups
- Ana Martinez-Pastor - Extending the Kegel-Wielandt theorem through pi-decomposable groups
- Thomas Michael Keller - Lower bounds for the number of conjugacy

classes of a finite group

9am-11am, Slot B

- Arkady Tsurkov - Problem of classifying quasi-varieties 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

9am-11am, 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 26:A8

### Friday 14th August

9am-10am, Slot A

- Mohd Sham Mohamad - On the nonabelian tensor product of cyclic groups of 2-power order
- Alla Detinko - Computing with matrix groups over infinite

fields

9am-10am, Slot B

- Manoj Kumar - Class preserving automorphisms of finite groups
- Gustavo A. Fernandez-Alcober - Outer commutator words are

uniformly concise

9am-10am, Slot C

- Vasily Bludov - Amalgamations of right-orderable and lattice-orderable groups
- Andrew Glass - Right-orderable analogues of the Higman Embedding

Theorem and the Boone-Higman Embedding Theorem

2pm-3:30pm, Slot A

- Rene Hartung - Computation with infinitely presented groups
- Maria Asun Garcia-Sanchez - Some bounds for the degree of commutativity of a p-group of maximal class
- Dimitrios Varsos - On the linearity of HNN-extensions with abelian

base groups

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