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School of Mathematics & Statistics,
University of Glasgow,
15 University Gardens,
Glasgow, G12 8QW

Phone: +44 (141) 330-1576

Northern British Geometric Group Theory
Glasgow Meeting
  6 November, 2013

The University of Glasgow will be hosting the Autumn 2013 NBGGT meeting on Wednesday, 6 November, 2013.  Please note the following schedule is preliminary and may be subject to change. 

Schedule of Events (all in Mathematics Building, as indicated below):

  • 12:15          Gather for lunch in the Mathematics Common Room (Level 2). 
      • Please bring your own lunch -- there are many shops/restaurants that do take away in and about Byres Road. 
  • 1:15-2:15    Inna Capdeboscq (Warwick), in Maths 417: 
    On Some Pro-p Groups from In finite-Dimensional Lie Theory"
  • 2:15-2:30    Short Break
  • 2:30-3:30    Petra Schwer (Muenster) in Maths 417: 
    "Testing the curvature of braid groups"
  • 3:30-4:00    Coffee/Tea Break  (Mathematics Common Room, Level 2)
  • 4:00            Martin Bridson (Oxford), in Maths 204: 
                       "The strong profinite genus can be infinite"
  • 5:00            Adjourn to the pub for drinks and/or an early dinner at Curler's Rest
      • Please e-mail Tara.Brendle@glasgow.ac.uk if you might come to dinner so we can get a rough headcount.  The restaurant is located directly by the Hillhead subway station and by a taxi stand for those who are traveling home Wednesday evening.

Travel Information:

How to get here, campus maps, etc. (Maths is D4 on the Gilmorehill Campus Map)

Organising Committee:  Tara Brendle (Tara.Brendle@glasgow.ac.uk), Anne Thomas (Anne.Thomas@glasgow.ac.uk).