Research Group Geometry, Topology and Group Theory

Mathematisches Institut, Universität Münster

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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,Qp).

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 F4.

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

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