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Workshop: Large Scale Dimensions

The workshop will take place during the week July 25-29, 2016 at the Faculty of Mathematics of Universität Regensburg.

The poster may be downloaded here.


If you want to participate please write an eMail to one of the organizers.


Invited talks

Jason Behrstock: Asymptotic dimension of hierarchically hyperbolic spaces
Alexander Dranishnikov: Macroscopic dimension
Jerzy Dydak: Countable asymptotic dimension and related topics
Steve Ferry: An infinite-dimensional phenomenon in finite-dimensional topology
Daniel Kasprowski: On the K-theory of groups with finite decomposition complexity
Dieter Kotschick
Žiga Virk: Coarsely n-to-1 maps

Registered Participants

  • Kyle Austin (Ben Gurion University of the Negev)
  • Jason Behrstock (Columbia University)
  • Mladen Bestvina (University of Utah)
  • Trevor Davila (University of Florida)
  • Alexander Dranishnikov (University of Florida)
  • Thibaut Dumont (University of Utah)
  • Jerzy Dydak (University of Tennessee)
  • Steve Ferry (Rutgers University)
  • Elia Fioravanti (University of Oxford)
  • Julius Grüning (WWU Münster)
  • Erik Guentner (University of Hawai'i)
  • Daniel Kasprowski (Max-Planck-Insitute, Bonn)
  • Dieter Kotschick (LMU Munich)
  • Robin Loose (WWU Münster)
  • Christoforos Neofytidis (SUNY Binghamton)
  • Tulsi Srinivasan (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev)
  • Krzysztof Święcicki (Texas A&M)
  • Alex Margolis (University of Oxford)
  • Andreas Ott (University of Heidelberg)
  • Seddik Ouakkas (University of Saida)
  • Janusz Przewocki (University of Gdansk)
  • David Sabonis (TU Munich)
  • Damian Sawicki (IMPAN)
  • Benedikt von Seelstrang (Universität Augsburg)
  • Vera Tonic (University of Rijeka)
  • Christopher Wulff (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México)


The workshop will start Monday morning and end Friday noon.

A more concrete schedule will be posted in the near future.

The talks will be either in BIO 1.1.34 (biology wing BIO 1, first floor) or H 40 - depending on the number of participants. University Map. Coffee breaks will be held nearby.

Practical Information

  • TRAVEL: In order to reach the university kindly follow the instructions here.
  • INTERNET: Access to eduroam is available throughout the mathematics building.