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Totally Disconnected Locally Compact Groups
from a Geometric Perspective
All talks take place in room SRZ 216/217 of the Seminarraumzentrum.
Monday, September 11
9:00-9:30Registration on ground floor of highrise building
9:30-10:30Colin Reid, University of Newcastle
Growing trees from compact subgroups
10:30-11:00Coffee break
11:00-12:00Helge Glöckner, University of Paderborn
Totally disconnected contraction groups
1:30-2:30Rögnvaldur Möller, University of Iceland
Minimal degree of a Cayley-Abels graph of a totally disconnected locally compact group
2:30-3:00Coffee break
3:00-4:00Simon Smith, University of Lincoln
Local action diagrams and Tits' Independence Property (P)
4:00-5:00Michal Ferov, University of Newcastle
Automorphism groups of Cayley graphs of Coxeter groups
6:00-Reception in the lounge outside of SRZ 216/217
Tuesday, September 12
9:30-10:30Pierre-Emmanuel Caprace, UC Louvain
Simple p-adic Lie groups with abelian Lie algebras
10:30-11:00Coffee break
11:00-12:00Tom De Medts, Ghent University
TDLC groups acting on right-angled buildings
1:30-2:30Waltraud Lederle, UC Louvain
Compact IRS and URS
2:30-3:30Federico Vigolo, University of Göttingen
On coarse geometry and group theory
3:30-4:00Coffee break
4:00-5:00Tatiana Nagnibeda, University of Geneva
Schreier graphs of self-similar actions: applications to spectral graph theory
5:00-6:00Rachel Skipper, University of Utah
Computing scale in Neretin's group
Wednesday, September 13
9:30-10:30Katrin Tent, University of Münster
Simplicity of automorphism groups of homogeneous structures
10:30-11:00Coffee break
11:00-12:00Alejandra Garrido, Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Simple tdlc full groups
12:00-1:30Photo + Lunch
1:30-Free afternoon
7:00-Banquet at the Schloßgarten Café
Thursday, September 14
9:30-10:30Yves de Cornulier, CNRS – University of Nantes
Locally compact modules over abelian groups
10:30-11:00Coffee break
11:00-12:00Adrien Le Boudec, ENS Lyon
Commability and graphs of abelian groups
1:30-2:30Ilaria Castellano, Bielefeld University
Coxeter groups and t.d.l.c. groups acting on buildings
2:30-3:00Coffee break
3:00-4:00Yury Neretin, University of Vienna
Polyhomomorphisms of locally compact groups
4:00-5:00Miho Mukohara, University of Tokyo
C*-simplicity of tdlc groups
Friday, September 15
9:30-10:30Ged Corob Cook, University of Lincoln
Finiteness conditions for actions of totally disconnected, locally compact groups
10:30-11:00Coffee break
11:00-12:00George Willis, University of Newcastle
Scale groups