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Timetable (ALTW06)

Group Theory, Geometry and Representation Theory: Abel Prize 2008

Wednesday 27th May 2009 to Friday 29th May 2009

Wednesday 27th May 2009
10:30 to 11:00
Coffee
11:00 to 11:10
Opening INI 1
11:10 to 12:10
M Aschbacher ([CALTECH])
N-groups, 3' groups and fusion systems
INI 1
14:00 to 15:00
D Segal ([Oxford])
CFSG and group theory
INI 1
15:15 to 16:15
PE Caprace ([Louvain])
Is the non-discrete side of locally compact groups more tractable?
INI 1
16:15 to 16:45
Tea
17:00 to 18:00
R Rouquier ([Oxford])
Braid groups and representations of symmetric groups
INI 1
Thursday 28th May 2009
09:30 to 10:30
I Capdeboscq ([Warwick])
Finite simple groups of "medium size"
INI 1
10:30 to 11:00
Coffee
11:00 to 12:00
G Malle ([Kaiserslautern])
Element orders and Sylow structure
INI 1
14:00 to 15:00
M Liebeck ([Imperial College])
Density of character degrees
INI 1
15:15 to 16:15
JP Serre (Collège de France)
The quaquaversal group
INI 1
16:15 to 16:45
Tea
17:00 to 18:00
R Guralnick ([Southern California])
Permutation groups and coverings of curves
INI 1
Friday 29th May 2009
09:30 to 10:30
PH Tiep ([Arizona])
Brauer height zero conjecture for 2-blocks of maximal defect
INI 1
10:30 to 11:00
Coffee
11:00 to 12:00
JG Thompson ([Cambridge and Florida])
An action of SL(2,Z) on the space of Dirichlet series, and some associated computations
INI 1
12:00 to 13:00
M Broué (Institut Henri Poincaré)
Pseudo reductive groups over GF(x)
INI 1
University of Cambridge Research Councils UK
    Clay Mathematics Institute London Mathematical Society NM Rothschild and Sons