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Groups acting on CAT(0) spaces September 27, 2016 - September 30, 2016

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Sep 27, 2016
Tuesday
09:15 AM - 09:30 AM
  Welcome
09:30 AM - 10:20 AM
  On dense subgroups of Lie groups
Yves Benoist (Université de Paris XI)
10:20 AM - 11:00 AM
  Coffee Break
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
  Homotopy and homology complexity in negative curvature
Roman Sauer (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 02:50 PM
  Geometric methods for affine Deligne Lusztig varieties
Petra Schwer (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)
02:50 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:20 PM
  Hyperbolicity in CAT(0)-spaces
Ursula Hamenstädt (Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn)
04:30 PM - 06:20 PM
  Reception
Sep 28, 2016
Wednesday
09:00 AM - 09:50 AM
  Tame automorphism group
Piotr Przytycki (McGill University)
09:50 AM - 10:30 AM
  Coffee Break
10:30 AM - 11:20 AM
  Hierarchically hyperbolic structures on cube complexes and applications
Alessandro Sisto (ETH Zürich)
11:40 AM - 12:30 PM
  Cubical geometry via hyperbolicity
Mark Hagen (University of Cambridge)
Sep 29, 2016
Thursday
09:00 AM - 09:50 AM
  Quasi-mobius maps between Morse boundaries of CAT(0) spaces
Ruth Charney (Brandeis University)
09:50 AM - 10:30 AM
  Coffee Break
10:30 AM - 11:20 AM
  Cubical accessibility and bounds on curves on surfaces
Nir Lazarovich (ETH Zürich)
11:40 AM - 12:30 PM
  Harmonic quasiisometries
Dominique Hulin (Université de Paris XI)
12:30 PM - 02:30 PM
  Lunch
02:30 PM - 03:20 PM
  Cocompactly cubulated Artin groups
Kasia Jankiewicz (McGill University)
03:20 PM - 04:00 PM
  Tea
04:00 PM - 04:50 PM
  Artin groups and nonpositive curvature
Thomas Haettel (Université de Montpellier)
Sep 30, 2016
Friday
09:30 AM - 10:20 AM
  On the linearity of lattices in affine buildings
Uri Bader (Weizmann Institute of Science)
10:20 AM - 11:00 AM
  Coffee Break
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
  Regular Isometries of CAT(0) Cube Complexes are Plentiful
Talia Fernos (University of North Carolina)
11:50 AM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 02:50 PM
  Which random groups are cubulated
John Mackay (University of Bristol)
02:50 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:20 PM
  Quasi-isometry and commensurability classification of certain right-angled Coxeter groups
Anne Thomas (University of Sydney)