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=Conference: Manifolds and Groups=
 
=Conference: Manifolds and Groups=
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==Dates and Location==
 
==Dates and Location==
  
The conference will take place during the week '''September 25-29, 2017''' at the  [http://www.uni-r.de University of Regensburg]
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* The conference will take place during the week '''September 25-29, 2017''' at the  [http://www.uni-r.de University of Regensburg]
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* Download the [http://www-app.uni-regensburg.de/Fakultaeten/MAT/sfb-higher-invariants/images/sfb_mag2017.pdf poster]!
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* Please note that in the week prior to this conference, the [http://www-app.uni-regensburg.de/Fakultaeten/MAT/sfb-higher-invariants/index.php/NPCGS2017 Workshop: Non-positively Curved Groups and Spaces] takes place at the same location.
  
 
==Aims and Scope==
 
==Aims and Scope==
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* Oleg Bogopolski
 
* Oleg Bogopolski
 
* Michelle Bucher-Karlsson
 
* Michelle Bucher-Karlsson
* Dani Calegari
 
 
* Roberto Frigerio
 
* Roberto Frigerio
 
* Alexander Gaifullin
 
* Alexander Gaifullin
 
* Bernhard Hanke
 
* Bernhard Hanke
 
* Sebastian Hensel
 
* Sebastian Hensel
* Claudio Ilosa Isenrich
 
 
* Holger Kammeyer
 
* Holger Kammeyer
 
* Jean-Francois Lafont
 
* Jean-Francois Lafont
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* Markus Land
 
* Ian Leary
 
* Ian Leary
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* Claudio Llosa Isenrich
 
* Wolfgang Lück
 
* Wolfgang Lück
 
* Saul Schleimer
 
* Saul Schleimer
* Petra Schwer
 
 
* Kevin Schreve
 
* Kevin Schreve
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* Petra Schwer
 
* Alessandro Sisto
 
* Alessandro Sisto
 
* Richard Weidmann
 
* Richard Weidmann
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==Financial Support==
 
==Financial Support==
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Limited financial support for the conference and younger participants is available through [http://www-app.uni-regensburg.de/Fakultaeten/MAT/sfb-higher-invariants/index.php/Main_Page SFB 1085: Higher Invariants]. If you are interested in child-care during the conference, please send an email to
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[mailto:martha.hofmann@mathematik.uni-regensburg.de martha.hofmann@mathematik.uni-regensburg.de].
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Application: Through the registration form below; all applications for financial support received by June 1, 2017 will be given full consideration.
  
 
==Registration==
 
==Registration==
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Please fill out the [https://goo.gl/forms/sSrLWDZrlS6Sx8V02 registration form]
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==Schedule==
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* The [http://www-app.uni-regensburg.de/Fakultaeten/MAT/sfb-higher-invariants/images/2017-conference-schedule.pdf schedule] and the titles + abstracts [http://www-app.uni-regensburg.de/Fakultaeten/MAT/sfb-higher-invariants/images/titles-and-abstracts-2.pdf schedule] are now available
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* There will be no talks Wednesday afternoon. We will not organize an excursion but we encourage you to explore the beautiful town of Regensburg
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* The conference dinner will be Thursday at 19:00 at "Hacker-Pschorr Gasthaus" in the old town. The dinner will be free for all registered participants.
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* Slides:
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** Roberto Frigerio: [http://www-app.uni-regensburg.de/Fakultaeten/MAT/sfb-higher-invariants/images/mag2017_frigerio.pdf Ergodic theory and integral approximations of Gromov’s simplicial volume]
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** Jean-François Lafont: [http://www-app.uni-regensburg.de/Fakultaeten/MAT/sfb-higher-invariants/images/mag2017_lafont.pdf Obstructions to Anosov Diffeomorphisms]
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** Wolfgang Lück: [http://131.220.77.52/lueck/data/regensburg_trans1709.pdf Hyperbolic groups with spheres as boundary and a stable version of the Cannon Conjecture]
  
 
==Practical Information==
 
==Practical Information==
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* City of Regensburg: Regensburg is a Unesco World Heritage site that is famous for its well preserved medieval city center and its beautiful Gothic cathedral. Further information can be found [http://www.regensburg.de/unesco-world-heritage/impressions here].
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* Campus map: [http://www-app.uni-regensburg.de/Fakultaeten/MAT/sfb-higher-invariants/images/campus-english-h51.pdf University Map showing H51]
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* Public transport: [http://www.rvv.de/ Local bus system]
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* Accomodation: We have reserved a block of hotel rooms at [http://www.hotelapollo.de Hotel Apollo]. Participants will need to book and pay for their own accommodation, although the Hotel Apollo should be able to arrange shared rooms (double / twin) for participants with limited financial support (all pre-PhD participants requesting financial support should request a shared room). Please refer to PROMOTION CODE "SFB 0917" when making a reservation!
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* You can use the following sheet to find a roommate: [https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1t0g30TxPj-kZKCRH1QySqnxyPxBcycrKUoFwoO2SX1M/edit?usp=sharing Google sheet]
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Regensburg is a tourist destination and we encourage guests to book their rooms as early as possible. Here is a list of hotels in the area:
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1. [http://www.kaiserhof-am-dom.de Hotel Kaiserhof am Dom] (In the city center, must take a bus to the University.) <br>
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2. [http://www.muenchner-hof.de/ Hotel Muenchner Hof] (In the city center, must take a bus to the University.) <br>
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3. [http://www.hotelapollo.de Hotel Apollo] (Near the conference, but limited eating options.)
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4. [https://bookings.ihotelier.com/Hotel-Jakob-Regensburg/bookings.jsp?hotelId=86118 Hotel Jakob] (In the center, must take a bus to the University.) <br>
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5. [http://www.hotel-central-regensburg.de Hotel Central] (In the city center, must take a bus to the University.) <br>
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One can also check the standard alternatives:
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1. [https://www.hotels.com/search.do?resolved-location=CITY%3A356645%3AUNKNOWN%3AUNKNOWN&destination-id=356645&q-destination=Regensburg,%20Germany&q-check-in=2017-04-02&q-check-out=2017-04-08&q-rooms=1&q-room-0-adults=1&q-room-0-children=0 Hotels.com] <br>
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2. [https://www.airbnb.com/s/Regensburg--Germany?guests=1&checkin=04%2F02%2F2017&checkout=04%2F08%2F2017&ss_id=w0dz93ak&source=bb&s_tag=81dyL26L Airbnb] <br>

Latest revision as of 14:17, 16 October 2017


[edit] Conference: Manifolds and Groups

[edit] Dates and Location

[edit] Aims and Scope

The aim is to bring together researchers who are interested in group theory and applications thereof to the topology and geometry of manifolds.

[edit] Confirmed Speakers

  • Michel Boileau
  • Oleg Bogopolski
  • Michelle Bucher-Karlsson
  • Roberto Frigerio
  • Alexander Gaifullin
  • Bernhard Hanke
  • Sebastian Hensel
  • Holger Kammeyer
  • Jean-Francois Lafont
  • Markus Land
  • Ian Leary
  • Claudio Llosa Isenrich
  • Wolfgang Lück
  • Saul Schleimer
  • Kevin Schreve
  • Petra Schwer
  • Alessandro Sisto
  • Richard Weidmann
  • Jesse Wolfson
  • Daniel Woodhouse

[edit] Organizers

[edit] Financial Support

Limited financial support for the conference and younger participants is available through SFB 1085: Higher Invariants. If you are interested in child-care during the conference, please send an email to martha.hofmann@mathematik.uni-regensburg.de.

Application: Through the registration form below; all applications for financial support received by June 1, 2017 will be given full consideration.

[edit] Registration

Please fill out the registration form

[edit] Schedule

[edit] Practical Information

  • City of Regensburg: Regensburg is a Unesco World Heritage site that is famous for its well preserved medieval city center and its beautiful Gothic cathedral. Further information can be found here.
  • Accomodation: We have reserved a block of hotel rooms at Hotel Apollo. Participants will need to book and pay for their own accommodation, although the Hotel Apollo should be able to arrange shared rooms (double / twin) for participants with limited financial support (all pre-PhD participants requesting financial support should request a shared room). Please refer to PROMOTION CODE "SFB 0917" when making a reservation!
  • You can use the following sheet to find a roommate: Google sheet

Regensburg is a tourist destination and we encourage guests to book their rooms as early as possible. Here is a list of hotels in the area:

1. Hotel Kaiserhof am Dom (In the city center, must take a bus to the University.)

2. Hotel Muenchner Hof (In the city center, must take a bus to the University.)

3. Hotel Apollo (Near the conference, but limited eating options.)

4. Hotel Jakob (In the center, must take a bus to the University.)

5. Hotel Central (In the city center, must take a bus to the University.)

One can also check the standard alternatives:

1. Hotels.com

2. Airbnb