|Registration Deadline:||August 31, 2007 over 15 years ago|
|To apply for Funding you must register by:||May 27, 2007 over 15 years ago|
- James Cannon
- Ruth Charney (Brandeis University)
- Michael Davis (Ohio State University)
- Benson Farb (University of Chicago)
- Daniel Groves (University of Illinois, Chicago)
- Bruce Kleiner (New York University, Courant Institute)
- Ian Leary (University of Southampton)
- Kim Ruane (Tufts University)
- Jennifer Taback
- Alain Valette (Université de Neuchâtel)
- Henry Wilton (Center for Mathematical Sciences)
- Kevin Wortman (University of Utah)
The workshop will consist of several minicourses, 3 hours each, as well as a program of one-hour lectures. The planned mini-course speakers and their topics are as follows:
- Jim Cannon: Non-positive and negative curvature in group theory
- Ruth Charney: Coxeter and Artin groups
- Benson Farb: Mapping class groups
- Bruce Kleiner: Quasi-isometric rigidity
- Ian Leary: Finiteness properties and Bestvina-Brady Morse Theory
The following people have agreed to give one-hour lectures:
- Mike Davis
- Daniel Groves
- Kim Ruane
- Jennifer Taback
- Alain Valette
- Henry Wilton
- Kevin Wortman
- Jon McCammond
To apply for funding, you must register by the funding application deadline displayed above.
Students, recent Ph.D.'s, women, and members of underrepresented minorities are particularly encouraged to apply. Funding awards are typically made 6 weeks before the workshop begins. Requests received after the funding deadline are considered only if additional funds become available.
MSRI does not hire an outside company to make hotel reservations for our workshop participants, or share the names and email addresses of our participants with an outside party. If you are contacted by a business that claims to represent MSRI and offers to book a hotel room for you, it is likely a scam. Please do not accept their services.
MSRI has preferred rates at the Hotel Shattuck Plaza, depending on room availability. Guests can call the hotel's main line at 510-845-7300 and ask for the MSRI- Mathematical Science Research Institute discount. To book online visit this page (the MSRI rate will automatically be applied).
MSRI has preferred rates at the Graduate Berkeley, depending on room availability. Reservations may be made by calling 510-845-8981. When making reservations, guests must request the MSRI preferred rate. Enter in the Promo Code MSRI123 (this code is not case sensitive).
MSRI has preferred rates at the Berkeley Lab Guest House, depending on room availability. Reservations may be made by calling 510-495-8000 or directly on their website. Select "Affiliated with the Space Sciences Lab, Lawrence Hall of Science or MSRI." When prompted for your UC Contact/Host, please list Chris Marshall (firstname.lastname@example.org).
MSRI has a preferred rates at Easton Hall and Gibbs Hall, depending on room availability. Guests can call the Reservations line at 510-204-0732 and ask for the MSRI- Mathematical Science Research Inst. rate. To book online visit this page, select "Request a Reservation" choose the dates you would like to stay and enter the code MSRI (this code is not case sensitive).
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