# Buildings 2012: Talks

## Mathematisches Institut, WWU Münster

## October 1 - 3, 2012

Barbara Baumeister,
*News from permutation polytopes
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Pierre-Emmanuel Caprace,
*Automorphism groups of right-angled buildings
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Mathieu Carette,
*Sharply 3 transitive groups and locally compact convergence groups
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Corina Ciobotaru
*Gelfand pairs for groups acting on Euclidean buildings
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Walter Freyn,
*Combinatorial geometry of Chevalley groups*

Ralf Köhl,
*A building-theoretic approach to relative Tamagawa numbers in positive characteristic
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Linus Kramer,
*Tits systems in Lie groups
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Alexander Lytchak,
*Compact homogeneous geometries
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Timothée Marquis,
*A fixed point theorem for Lie groups acting on buildings and applications to Kac-Moody theory
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Rupert McCallum,
*A local-to-global result for some topological spherical buildings and topological twin buildings
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Daniel Skodlerack,
*Geometric interpretation of intertwining and conjugacy of simple types
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Koen Struyve,
*Two-transitive tree actions and rigidity results for Euclidean buildings
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Katrin Tent,
*Simplicity of automorphism groups of right-angled buildings
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Koen Thas,
*Regular points, and regular actions
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Hendrik Van Maldeghem,
*A Mazzocca-Melone approach to Severi varieties
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Olga Varghese,
*Fixed points for actions of Aut(F _{n}) on CAT(0) spaces
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Joshua Wiscons,

*Moufang sets of finite Morley rank with nilpotent Hua subgroup*

Stefan Witzel,

*Generalizations of Abels's groups and their Bredon-finiteness properties*

Matthew Zaremsky,

*Higher generation for braid groups*