Research Group Geometry, Topology and Group Theory

Mathematisches Institut, Universität Münster

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Buildings 2012: Schedule

Monday October 1 (Lecture Hall M5)

9:00 - 10:00 Registration at the office of Ms Beier and Ms Loew, Room 306.
(You may also register later on Monday.)

10:00 - 10:50 Hendrik Van Maldeghem (Gent)
A Mazzocca-Melone approach to Severi varieties.

Coffee break

11:20 - 11:50 Olga Varghese (Münster)
Fixed points for actions of Aut(Fn) on CAT(0) spaces.

12:00 - 12:40 Barbara Baumeister (Bielefeld)
News from permutation polytopes.

Lunch break and Registration

15:00 - 15:50 Walter Freyn (Darmstadt)
Combinatorial geometry of Chevalley groups.

Coffee break

16:20 - 16:50 Matthew Zaremsky (Bielefeld)
Higher generation for braid groups.

17:00 - 17:30 Daniel Skodlerack (Münster)
Geometric interpretation of intertwining and conjugacy of simple types.

17:40 - 18:20 Rupert McCallum (Münster)
A local-to-global result for some topological spherical buildings and topological twin buildings.

Tuesday October 2 (Lecture Hall M5)

9:30 - 10:10 Pierre-Emmanuel Caprace (Louvain-la-Neuve)
Automorphism groups of right-angled buildings.

10:20 - 11:00 Katrin Tent (Münster)
Simplicity of automorphism groups of right-angled buildings.

Coffee break

11:30 - 12:00 Joshua Wiscons (Münster)
Moufang sets of finite Morley rank with nilpotent Hua subgroup.

Lunch break

15:00 - 15:50 Stefan Witzel (Münster)
Generalizations of Abels's groups and their Bredon-finiteness properties.

Coffee break

16:20 - 16:50 Corina Ciobotaru (Louvain-la-Neuve)
Gelfand pairs for groups acting on Euclidean buildings.

17:00 - 17:50 Timothée Marquis (Louvain-la-Neuve)
A fixed point theorem for Lie groups acting on buildings and applications to Kac-Moody theory.

Wednesday October 3 (Lecture Hall M5)

9:30 - 10:20 Alexander Lytchak (Köln)
Compact homogeneous geometries.

10:30 - 11:00 Linus Kramer (Münster)
Tits systems in Lie groups.

Coffee break

11:30 - 12:10 Mathieu Carette (Louvain-la-Neuve)
Sharply 3-transitive groups and locally compact convergence groups.

Short lunch break

14:00 - 14:50 Koen Thas (Gent)
Regular points, and regular actions.

Coffee break

15:20 - 16:00 Koen Struyve (Gent)
Two-transitive tree actions and rigidity results for Euclidean buildings.

16:10 - 17:00 Ralf Köhl (Gießen)
A building-theoretic approach to relative Tamagawa numbers in positive characteristic.

End of conference

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