# Buildings 2017: Schedule

## Wendesday October 4 (Lecture Hall M5)

9:00 - 10:00 **Registration** at the office of Ms Loew and Ms Rhinow, Room 306.

(You may also register later on Wednesday.)

10:00 - 10:50 Hendrik Van Maldeghem (Gent)

Opposition diagrams.

**Coffee break**

11:30 - 12:10 Pierre-Emmanuel Caprace (Louvain-la-Neuve)

A 16-relator presentation of an infinite hyperbolic Kazhdan group.

**Lunch break and Registration**

14:30 - 15:20 Timothée Marquis (Louvain-la-Neuve)

On geodesic ray bundles in buildings.

**Coffee break**

15:50 - 16:30 Anneleen De Schepper (Gent)

Characterising singular Veronese varieties.

16:40 - 17:20 Christopher Voll (Bielefeld)

Functional equations for submodule zeta functions associated to nilpotent algebras of endomorphisms.

## Thursday October 5

9:30 - 10:20 Ralf Köhl (Giessen)

Kac-Moody symmetric spaces.

10:30 - 11:10 Corina Ciobotaru (Fribourg)

Cartan limits of SL(n,Q_{p}).

**Coffee break**

11:40 - 12:30 Jonas Beyrer (Zürich)

Cross ratios on Furstenberg boundaries.

**Lunch break**

14:30 - 15:00 Julia Heller (Karlsruhe)

Generalized non-crossing partitions and buildings.

**Coffee break**

15:30 - 16:10 Barbara Baumeister (Bielefeld)

Mikado braids.

16:20 - 17:00 Nils Leder (Münster)

Automorphisms of free products and property FA.

17:10 - 17:50 Antoine Beljean (Münster)

The Leray-Serre spectral sequence applied to Euclidean buildings.

18:30 **Party**

## Friday October 6

9:30 - 10:20 Maneesh Thakur (New Delhi)

On rational subgroups of F_{4}.

10:30 - 11:10 Linus Kramer (Münster)

The Bruck-Ryser Theorem.

**Coffee break**

11:40 - 12:20 Thierry Stulemeijer (Bonn)

The automorphism groups of algebraic groups

**Short lunch break**

**Coffee break**

14:00 - 14:40 Cora Welsch (Münster)

The importance of maximal subgroups for the connectivity of the (finite index) coset poset of finitely generated infinite groups.

14:50 - 15:30 Rainer Löwen (Braunschweig)

Parallelisms on PG(3,R) and their automorphism groups.

**End of conference**