Topology of Artin groups

26 April 2024 - University of Glasgow


This one day meeting is funded by the London Mathematical Society Celebrating new appointments grant scheme, to celebrate the appointment of the organiser Rachael Boyd at the University of Glasgow.

The theme for the meeting is Topology of Artin groups and the invited speakers are:
Ruth Charney - Brandeis University
Alexandre Martin - Heriot-Watt University
Giovanni Paolini - University of Bologna


All talks are in room 311B of the University of Glasgow Mathematics and Statistics building, University Place, Glasgow.

11.00 - 12.00: Introdution to Artin groups, Rachael Boyd

12.00 - 13.00: Lunch (common room)

13.00 - 14.00: Combinatorics of Coxeter groups and the K(π,1) conjecture, Giovanni Paolini.

14.15 - 15.15: The Isomorphism Problem for Artin groups, Alexandre Martin.

15.30 - 16.00: Tea break (common room)

16.00 - 17.00: From Artin Monoids to Artin Groups, Ruth Charney.

17.30 - : Dinner.
Please email by 19 April if you would like to come to dinner. Dinner will be partially subsidised, depending on number of attendees.