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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 (University of 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 (University of 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 The Leverhulme Trust London Mathematical Society Microsoft Research NM Rothschild and Sons