Groups in Galway 2007

The 2007 Groups in Galway conference took place on 18-19 May at the National University of Ireland, Galway. Thanks to all who participated. Some photographs from GiG 2007 can be found here.
Groups in Galway has been running on an annual basis since 1978. The scope of the conference covers all areas of group theory, applications, and related fields. The webpage of last year's Groups in Galway conference is located here.
This year's event featured a line-up of excellent speakers and also included a poster session.
A conference dinner took place on the evening of Friday May 18 at the Westwood Hotel. Some travel and accommodation information about Galway can be found below.

Groups in Galway 2007 : Speakers

A schedule of talks for Groups in Galway 2007 is below.

Friday 18 May

10.00-10.45       John McDermott, Some highly transitive groups.

11.00-11.45       Dave Johnson, Power series under substitution.

11.45-12.15       Coffee/tea

12.15-1.00         Howard Smith, Countably recognizable classes of groups.

1.00-2.30            Lunch

2.30-3.15           Charles Leedham-Green, Classifying p-groups by coclass.

3.15-4.00           Bettina Eick, On Schur multiplicators and automorphisms of p-groups abstract.

4.00-4.30           Coffee/tea

4.30-5.15           Colva Roney-Dougal Computing with maximal subgroups.

5.30 Poster Session and Wine Reception

8.00 Dinner : Westwood Hotel, Newcastle Road

Saturday 19 May

9.30-10.15          Des MacHale, Character degree sums in finite groups.

10.15-11.00        Edmund Robertson, The Fa,b,c conjecture is true. abstract.

11.00-11.30        Coffee/tea

11.30-12.15        Peter Campbell, Double cosets and K-types for p-adic GL(3) abstract.

12.15-1.00          George Havas, Perfect palindromic presentations.

Travel and Accommodation

Please contact Ireland West for further information about accommodation near NUI Galway.

For further information on Groups in Galway 2007, please keep an eye on this website which will be updated regularly.

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