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Totally Disconnected Locally Compact Groups:
Local to Global
All talks take place in room SRZ 216/217 of the Seminarraumzentrum.
Monday, October 9
9:00-9:30Registration on the ground floor of the highrise building
9:30-10:30George Willis, University of Newcastle
Contraction groups and the scale
10:30-11:00Coffee break
11:00-12:00André Nies, University of Auckland
Representing totally disconnected, locally compact groups by countable structures
1:30-2:30Alain Valette, University of Neuchâtel
Limits of Cartan subgroups in the Chabauty space of SLn(Qp)
2:30-3:00Coffee break
3:00-4:00Michal Doucha, Czech Academy of Sciences
Groups acting generically on the Cantor space
4:00-5:00Volodymyr Nekrashevych, Texas A&M University
Groups from groupoids
5:30-Reception in the lounge outside of SRZ 216/217
Tuesday, October 10
9:30-10:30Yuhei Suzuki, Hokkaido University
C*-simplicity of discrete extensions
10:30-11:00Coffee break
11:00-12:00Colin Reid, University of Newcastle
Boundary-2-transitive actions on trees
2:00-3:00Stephan Tornier, University of Newcastle
A characterisation of discrete (P)-closed groups acting on trees
3:00-3:30Coffee break
3:30-4:30Rögnvaldur Möller, University of Iceland
Graphs of group actions
4:30-5:30Stefaan Vaes, KU Leuven
Measure equivalence embeddings of free groups and free group factors
Wednesday, October 11
9:30-10:30Matteo Vannacci, University of the Basque Country
Random subgroups in direct products of hereditarily just infinite groups
10:30-11:00Photo + coffee break
11:00-12:00Benjamin Klopsch, University of Düsseldorf
Hausdorff dimension in finitely generated pro-p groups - old and new
2:00-Free afternoon
7:00-Banquet at Mimigernaford
Thursday, October 12
9:30-10:30Todor Tsankov, University of Lyon 1
Gleason complete flows of locally compact groups
10:30-11:00Coffee break
11:00-12:00Piotr Nowak, IMPAN
Coboundary expanders and Gromov hyperbolicity
2:00-3:00Problem session
3:00-3:30Coffee break
3:30-4:30Sven Raum, University of Potsdam
On the unitary representation theory of groups acting on buildings of indefinite type
4:30-5:30Sebastian Bischof, University of Gießen
Groups of Kac-Moody type over F2
Friday, October 13
9:30-10:30Thomas Weigel, Università di Milano-Bicocca
On some Dirichlet series associated to totally disconnected, locally compact groups
10:30-11:00Coffee break
11:00-12:00Waltraud Lederle, UC Louvain
Boomerang subgroups