6-7 May, 2011

Groups in Galway has been running on an annual basis since 1978. The scope of the conference covers all areas of group theory, applications, and related fields. All who are interested are invited to attend. The webpage of last year's Groups in Galway conference is located here.

- Collin Bleak (University of St Andrews)
- Bettina Eick (TU Braunschweig)
- Dave Johnson (Nottingham)
- Matjaž Konvalinka (University of Ljubljana)
- Lars Louder (University of Michigan)
- Sinéad Lyle (University of East Anglia)
- Tobias Roßmann (NUI Galway)
- Enric Ventura (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Manresa)

Move the cursor over a title for a short abstract.

11.00-11.45 Dave Johnson The Fibonacci Story Sie ist endlich, sie ist unendlich, sie ist endlich, sie ist unendlich, ...

11.45-12.15 Coffee/tea

1.00-2.30 Lunch

2.30-3.15
Bettina Eick
*p*-Groups, Coclass and Schur Multiplicators
We exhibit recent advances in the understanding of the
Schur multiplicators of finite *p*-groups using coclass theory as
main tool for the investigation.

4.00-4.15 Martin Newell Non-dissolvable Groups Surprise, surprise!

4.15-5.00 Coffee/tea

7.30 Conference Dinner: Vina Mara, Middle Street

10.45-11.15 Coffee/tea

11.15-12.00 Collin Bleak Minimal non-solvable Subgroups of Thompson's Group F Sorry, no abstract.

There are regular rail
connections from Dublin to Galway, and
bus
connections from all Irish cities and towns.

From Dublin airport there are also direct busses to Galway operated by
Citylink and GoBus.

There are direct flights to Galway Airport from Belfast,
Dublin, Luton, London Southend, Manchester and Edinburgh.
The Airport is 7kms from the NUI Galway campus.
Taxis typically cost €20-25.

Directions to NUI Galway by road can be found
here
.

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 Westwood Hotel,
091 521 442

(Some rooms are on hold for the conference, so mention that you are attending and you should get one for € 85 ppn.) - Bologna B&B, 091-523792
- Aneesha B&B, 091-524250
- Ashgrove House B&B, 091-581291
- Villanova B&B, 091-524849
- Coolavalla B&B, 091-522415
- Rosgal B&B, 091- 524723
- De Sota B&B, 091-585064

For further information, please keep an eye on this website which will be updated regularly, or contact the organiser Claas Röver.

Groups in Galway 2011 is generously supported by

- The Millennium Research Fund, NUI Galway
- The Office of the Registrar and Deputy President, NUI Galway
- School of Mathematics, Statistics and Applied Mathematics, NUI Galway