North British Geometric
Group Theory Seminar

School of Mathematics and Statistics
Newcastle University

Thursday 28th July 2011


All talks will be in Teaching Room 1, 4th Floor, Herschel Building.

11:45 Gather in the School of Maths and Stats, 2nd Floor Foyer, Herschel Building.

12:00-1:15 Lunch Courtyard Restaurant, Old Libary Building.

1:30-2:30 Enric Ventura (Barcelona) "On automorphisms of free groups" Abstract

2:45-3:45 Armando Martino (Southampton) "Metric Properties of Culler Vogtmann Space and Length Spectrum Rigidity" Abstract

3.45-4:15 Coffee, The Penthouse, 7th Floor, Herschel Building

4:15-5:15 Volker Diekert (Stuttgart) "Solving word problems in group extensions over infinite words"

We shall go for an early evening meal close to the university.


The School of Maths and Stats is in the Herschel Building which is opposite the Haymarket metro, but surrounded by a building site.

For further details contact Andrew Duncan.


The North British Geometric Group Theory Seminar is supported by The London Mathematical Society, The Edinburgh Mathematical Society and The Glasgow Journal of Mathematics.