Fifth Barcelona Weekend in Group Theory
April 16th and 17th, 2010
Friday April 16th, FME, Edifici U, UPC Campus Sud
- 15:30 Andrei Jaikin (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain)
Property (T) for groups graded by root systems.
- 16:45 Martin Lustig (Université d'Aix-Marseille III, Marseille, France)
Dynamically large subgroups of Out(F_n).
- 18:00 Juan González-Meneses (Universidad de Sevilla, Spain)
Detecting reducibility of braids.
The session for Saturday April 17th had to be cancelled due to the travel problems caused by the Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajokull. Several speakers and participants scheduled to fly to Barcelona on Thursday April 15th were stranded and could not travel.