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Workshop Programme

for period 27 - 29 May 2009

Group Theory, Geometry and Representation Theory: Abel Prize 2008

27 - 29 May 2009

Timetable

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

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