Young Geometric Group Theory in the Midwest
November 1, 2014
University of Wisconsin, Madison

Participants      Schedule      Abstracts     

We are holding a one day workshop at the University of Wisconsin, Madison for young geometric group theorists in the midwest. The conference will be held in the math department (Van Vleck Hall) 480 Lincoln Dr. (See map). Registration and breaks will be on the 9th floor in the lounge. All talks will be in B239.

Registration: If you are a student or postdoc or young faculty interested in participating in this workshop please fill out this Registration Form. Some participant support will be provided by NSF to help offset travel expenses. Lodging will be provided for participants. Once we have a complete list of participants we will be asking for optional short half page research statements which will be made available to other participants. The registration deadline has been extended to noon on October 10th. Please email if you have further questions.

Transportation: Madison is accessible by bus from Chicago, Minneapolis or Milwaukee (VanGalder Buses, Badger Bus). There is also an airport (MSN) with direct flights to Detroit and Chicago among other places. Alternatively, you can reach Madison by car (e.g. 3 hours from Chicago, 4 hours from Urbana, 5 hours from Purdue.) (The reimbursement rate is 51 cents a mile).

Lodging: We have reserved (shared) rooms for participants at the DoubleTree which is a 15 minute walk from the math department.

Freak fest: Madison's Annual Halloween street party will be held on Saturday November 1st. If you're interested in going you can get more information and tickets here.


Hyunshik Shin (UIC)
Funda Gultepe (UIUC)
Priyam Patel (Purdue)
Dominic Dotterrer (University of Chicago)
Anton Lukyanenko (University of Michigan)

Organizers: Tullia Dymarz, Richard Kent

Financial support: NSF,

The YGGT series:   YGGT 1 (Bedlewo),   YGGT 2 (Haifa),   YGGT 3 (Luminy),   YGGT 4 (Spa --- upcoming)