Summer School on Logic and Algorithms in Group Theory

Dates: September 10-14, 2018
Venue: HIM lecture hall, Poppelsdorfer Allee 45, Bonn
Organizers: André Nies, Eamonn O'Brien, Katrin Tent

This school provides an introduction to some of the main topics of the trimester program; the lectures are mainly directed at PhD students and young postdocs.

The following speakers will each give a series of lectures which will be complemented by daily problem and discussion sessions.

  • Maurice Chiodo (Cambridge): Undecidability in groups
  • Gerhard Hiss (Aachen): Representation theory for groups of Lie type
  • Derek Holt (Warwick): Algorithms for finitely-presented groups
  • Dugald Macpherson (Leeds): Pseudofinite groups
  • Andreas Thom (Dresden): Stability and invariant random subgroups

Call for participation: Financial support for PhD students and postdocs is available. Please send applications (including CV and a letter of recommendation) using the online application form.
The deadline for applications is May 15, 2018.