|Registration Deadline:||August 24, 2007 over 10 years ago|
|To apply for Funding you must register by:||May 23, 2007 over 10 years ago|
This 2-day workshop will consist of four minicourses on classical topics in geometric group theory, each consisting of two hours of lectures plus associated discussion sessions. The lecturers and topics will be:
- Goulnara Arzhantseva: Gromov's polynomial growth theorem
- Lisa Carbone: Bass-Serre/Rips theory of group actions
- Genevieve Walsh: Thurston's classification of surface automorphisms
- Anna Wienhard: Mostow rigidity
Participants will be asked to contribute a one- or two-page PDF poster advertising their own research. These will be compiled into a booklet to be distributed to all registered participants. Group photo of workshop participants
To apply for funding, you must register by the funding application deadline displayed above.
Students, recent Ph.D.'s, women, and members of underrepresented minorities are particularly encouraged to apply. Funding awards are typically made 6 weeks before the workshop begins. Requests received after the funding deadline are considered only if additional funds become available.
A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hotel Durant. Reservations may be made by calling 1-800-238-7268. When making reservations, guests must request the MSRI preferred rate. If you are making your reservations on line, please go to this link and enter the promo/corporate code MSRI123. Our preferred rate is $129 per night for a Deluxe Queen/King, based on availability.
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