Irish Geometry Conference 2007
The 2007 Irish Geometry Conference will take place on 24-25 May this year at the National University of Ireland, Galway.
A conference dinner will take place on the evening of Thursday, May 24.
Prospective participants should register their intention to attend the
conference by contacting John Burns, James Cruickshank or Claas Röver
indicating if possible whether they plan to attend the conference
All interested persons are very welcome to attend the conference. We
look forward to seeing you in Galway. Some travel and accommodation
information about Galway can be found below.
Please note that a BOIL WATER notice has been in effect in Galway since late March 2007. Tap water in Galway city is not safe for drinking at present due to contamination with the cryptosporidium parasite, so drink only boiled or bottled water while in Galway.
All talks take place in the Martin O'Tnuthail Theatre, Arts Millenium Building (AM150).
Thursday, May 24
|11:30am - 12:15pm
|| Ian Short (NUIM)
|Conjugacy and reversibility in Thompson's groups and related groups abstract
|12:15pm - 1:00pm
||Jose Carlos Diaz Ramos (UCC)
|Homogeneous hypersurfaces in the complex hyperbolic space
|2:30pm - 3:15pm
|From Permutahedron to Associahedron
|3:15pm - 4:00pm
||Mark Walsh (University of Oregon)
|Positive scalar curvature and Generalised Morse functions
|4:30pm - 5:30pm
||John Wood (Leeds)
|Infinitesimal deformations of harmonic maps
Friday, May 25
|9:30am - 10:15am
||Stefan Bechtluft-Sachs (NUIM)
|Metric Rigidity of Holomorphic Maps abstract
|10:15am - 11:15am
||John Parker (University of Durham, UK)
|Unfaithful triangle groups and the hunt for complex hyperbolic lattices
|11:45am - 12:30pm
||Kurt Falk (NUIM)
|Nonrecurrent dynamics in hyperbolic manifolds abstract
|12:30pm - 1:15pm
||Sebastian Klein (UCC)
|Totally geodesic submanifolds in Riemannian symetric spaces of rank two
|2:15pm - 3:15pm
||Gudlauger Thorbergsson (Cologne)
|Variationally complete actions
Please contact Ireland West
for further information about accommodation near NUI Galway.
There are regular rail
connections from Dublin to Galway, and
connections from all Irish cities and towns.
There are direct flights to Galway Airport from Belfast,
Dublin, Luton, Manchester, Edinburgh, Liverpool, Lorient, Cardiff,
Leeds, Cork and Prague. The Airport is 7kms from the NUI Galway
campus. Taxis typically cost €25.
Directions to NUI Galway by road can be found
NUI Galway has a limited number of pay-and-display
parking places for visitors.
- Accommodation: The following are convenient for the NUI Galway campus:
- The Westwood
Hotel, 091 521 442.
- Bologna B&B, 091-523792
- Corrib Haven B&B, 091-524171
- Aneesha B&B, 091-524250
- Ashgrove House B&B, 091-581291
- Villanova B&B, 091-524849
- Coolavalla B&B, 091-522415
- Rosgal B&B, 091- 524723
- De Sota B&B, 091-585064
For further information on the Irish Geometry Conference 2007, please keep an eye
on this website which will be updated regularly.
The Irish Geometry Conference 2007 is generously supported by
- The Office of the Registrar and Deputy President, NUI Galway
- AIB Bank, Galway.