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Topics in Geometric Group Theory November 05, 2007 - November 09, 2007

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Nov 05, 2007
Monday
09:00 AM - 09:50 AM
  Coarse Differentiation and the Geometry of Polycyclic Groups
Alex Eskin (University of Chicago)
10:30 AM - 11:20 AM
  Y. Shalom Lecture
Yehuda Shalom
11:30 AM - 12:20 PM
  On Asymptotic Dimension of Coxeter Groups
Alexander Dranishnikov
02:00 PM - 02:50 PM
  Median Spaces and Applications
Indira Chatterji (Université d'Orléans)
Nov 06, 2007
Tuesday
09:00 AM - 09:50 AM
  Automorphism Groups of Right-angled Artin Groups
Karen Vogtmann (Cornell University)
10:30 AM - 11:20 AM
  Higher Isoperimetric Inequalities for Complexes and Groups
Panagiotis Papazoglou
11:30 AM - 12:20 PM
  Lattices Acting on Polyhedral Complexes
Anne Thomas
02:00 PM - 02:50 PM
  Normal Automorphisms of Relatively Hyperbolic Groups
Denis Osin
03:30 PM - 04:20 PM
  Rank-1 Isometries on CAT(0) Spaces and Quasi-homomorphisms
Koji Fujiwara (Kyoto University)
Nov 07, 2007
Wednesday
09:00 AM - 09:50 AM
  A Family of Simple Groups Acting on Buildings
Bertrand REMY
10:30 AM - 11:20 AM
  Dimension of Torelli Groups
Dan Margalit
11:30 AM - 12:20 PM
  On the Homology of Finite Index Subgroups of the Mapping Class Group
Thomas Putman
02:00 PM - 02:50 PM
  Quasi-isometric Rigidity of the Mapping Class Groups
Jason Behrstock
03:30 PM - 04:20 PM
  L^2 Cohomology of Buildings
Jan Dymara
Nov 08, 2007
Thursday
09:00 AM - 09:50 AM
  Geometric Makanin Algorithm for Solving Equations in Virtually Free Groups
Vincent Guirardel
10:30 AM - 11:20 AM
  Global fixed points for centralizers and Morita's Theorem (joint work with John Franks)
Michael Handel
11:30 AM - 12:20 PM
  Krull Dimension for Limit Groups
Larsen Louder
02:00 PM - 02:50 PM
  Space of Marked Groups and Non-uniform Exponential Growth
Volodymyr Nekrashevych
Nov 09, 2007
Friday
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  Groups with Fixed Point Properties
Tadeusz Januszkiewicz
11:30 AM - 12:20 PM
  Residual Finiteness and Separability of Quasi-convex Subgroups
Jason Manning
02:00 PM - 02:50 PM
  Kleiner's Proof of the Polynomial Growth Theorem
David Fisher (Indiana University)