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Cohomology and Large Scale Geometry


Regensburg, 27-31.07.2015.

Organisers: Matthias Blank, Alexander Engel.


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    Overview

The summer school will take place at the University of Regensburg in Regensburg, Germany from 27th until 31th of July 2015.

We will study cohomological methods in large scale geometry and geometric group theory. There will be three mini-courses and additional invited talks.

Mini-courses

  • Hyperbolicity and bounded cohomology
Roberto Frigerio (University of Pisa)
  • Property (T) and large scale geometry
Piotr Nowak (University of Warsaw)
  • L2-Betti numbers of discrete and non-discrete groups
Roman Sauer (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)

Plenary Speakers

Registration

If you want to participate, please fill out the following form: Registration Form.

Limited financial support is provided by SFB 1085: Higher Invariants. You can apply for financial support via the registration form.

The deadline for applications for financial support is May 31st.

Poster

The conference poster can be found here.

Photo

The group photo is available here.

Tentative Schedule

  • All lectures will take place in the biology wing (BIO 1, 1st floor), seminar room BIO 1.1.34
  • Coffee breaks will be held nearby.
  • Registration in room BIO 1.1.01.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
09:00 - 09:45

Registration and Coffee

08:30 - 09:00

Coffee

09:45 - 11:00

Nowak I

09:00 - 10:15

Sauer II

09:00 - 10:15

Frigerio II

09:00 - 10:15

Nowak II

09:00 - 10:15

Frigerio IV

11:00 - 11:30

Coffee

10:15 - 10:45

Coffee

11:30 - 12:45

Sauer I

10:45 - 12:00

Frigerio I

10:45 - 12:00

Sauer IV

10:45 - 12:00

Frigerio III

10:45 - 12:00

Nowak IV

Lunch END OF SCHOOL
15:00 - 16:00

Anastasia Khukhro

14:15 - 15:30

Sauer III

14:00 - 17:00

Social Activity

14:15 - 15:30

Nowak III

15:30 - 16:00

Coffee

15:30 - 16:00

Coffee

16:00 - 17:00

Yves de Cornulier

16:00 - 17:00

Alessandro Sisto

Registered Participants as of July 13th, 2015

  • Braun, Sabine (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)
  • Bunke, Ulrich (Regensburg)
  • Chaudhuri, Anupam (Institute Fourier Grenoble)
  • Fauser, Daniel (Regensburg)
  • Ferov, Michal (Southampton)
  • Franceschini, Federico (Pisa)
  • Gheysens, Maxime (EPFL)
  • Jankiewicz, Kasia (McGill University)
  • Koivisto, Juhani (Helsinki)
  • Kropholler, Peter (Southampton)
  • Kuzmin, Kirill (Pisa)
  • Maccheroni, Roberta (Pisa)
  • Marcinkowski, Michał (Wrocławski)
  • Margolis, Alex (Oxford)
  • Pilca, Mihalea (Regensburg)
  • Plankl, Christian (Regensburg)
  • Prem Johannes (Regensburg)
  • Sabonis, Deividas (TU München)
  • Savini, Alessio (Bologna)
  • Sawicki, Damian (IMPAN)
  • Schneider, Jakob (TU Dresden)
  • Vigolo, Federico (Oxford)
  • Wulff, Christopher (Augsburg)

Practical Information

  • ACCOMMODATION: Help will be provided in finding accommodation.
  • TRAVEL: In order to reach the university kindly follow the instructions here.
  • INTERNET: Access to eduroam is available throughout the mathematics building.

Contact

If you have any questions, please contact one of the organisers: