Groups in Galway 2015

22-23 May 2015
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Groups in Galway has been running on an annual basis since 1978. The scope of the conference workshop covers all areas of group theory, applications, and related fields. All who are interested are invited to attend. There is no conference fee. The webpage of last year's Groups in Galway conference workshop is located here.



The final schedule with talk titles and abstracts is now available for print here.

Lecture Videos

Here are video recordings of some of the talks:

High Definition: Please request the files from Alexander D. Rahm - they are off from display because of temporary server storage problems.

Low Definition:


If you want to participate in the conference workshop, please send us an email to with subject line "gig2015 registration" indicating your name, affiliation, and whether you want to join the conference workshop dinner (indicating special dietary requirements if they apply).

Poster prize

There will be a poster session for students, PhD students, post-doctoral research fellows and other young researchers, and research expenses prizes will be awarded to the top ranked posters. If you are not based in Galway, you can send a pdf file of your poster to Alexander Rahm, and he will get your poster printed locally (free of charge for the participant), in order to avoid transport damage.


There are regular rail connections from Dublin to Galway, and bus connections from all Irish cities and towns.
From Great Britain, Galway can be reached by Sail and Rail. If you have a longer journey than from the British Isles, then Dublin Airport and Shannon Airport will probably be the most convenient places to land in Ireland. From Dublin airport there are direct shuttle buses to Galway operated by Citylink and GoBus.
There are flights to Shannon Airport from Birmingham, Edinburgh, Heathrow, London City and Manchester by Aer Lingus.
Galway Airport is out of passenger operation.
Directions to NUI Galway by road can be found here .
Galway is a small city and you can reach any destination in the city center comfortably by walking. It takes about 15 minutes from Galway Coach Station to the university (Google maps direction).
NUI Galway has a number of pay-and-display parking places for visitors. Cars parked in other spaces on the NUI Galway campus and not displaying a valid parking permit will be clamped.


The following hotels and guest houses are convenient for the NUI Galway campus:

Please contact Ireland West for further information about accommodation near NUI Galway.

For further information, please keep an eye on this website which will be updated regularly, or contact the organisers Sejong Park and Alexander Rahm.

Groups in Galway 2015 is applying for funding by