Conference on Geometric Group Theory, Wrocław, June 29 — July 3, 2015

Invited speakers

  • Goulnara Arzhantseva (Universität Wien, Austria)
  • Martin Bridson (University of Oxford, England)
  • Marc Burger (ETH Zürich, Switzerland)
  • Pierre-Emmanuel Caprace (Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium)
  • Tom Farrell (Tsinghua University, Beijing, China)
  • Koji Fujiwara (Kyoto University, Japan)
  • Ian Leary (University of Southampton, England)
  • Lee Mosher (Rutgers University, Newark, USA)
  • Boris Okun (University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA)
  • Damian Osajda (Uniwersytet Wrocławski and IMPAN, Poland)
  • Denis Osin (Vanderbilt University, USA)
  • Dmitri Panov (King's College London, England)
  • Piotr Przytycki (McGill, Quebec and IMPAN, Poland)
  • Shmuel Weinberger (University of Chicago, USA)

Schedule and Abstracts

Conference booklet

Practical info

Fee and support

Unfortunately, we will not be able to cover neither travel nor local expenses. The conference fee of approximately 25EUR/30USD/100PLN is waived for students.

Place and time

The conference lectures will take place in Math Department building at University of Wrocław (Instytut Matematyczny, Uniwersytet Wrocławski), at pl. Grunwaldzki 2/4, from Monday morning (9 a.m.) till Friday noon.

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The registration is now open. In order to register, please send an email to, containing your name, affiliation, and whether you intend to give a talk. At this point, titles and abstracts are not required. Students should also provide an e-mail address of a senior mathematician, whom we might contact for a recommendation letter. The applications will be considered and confirmed on the first come, first served basis; we have a limit of about 120 participants.
Below you will find some information concerning accommodation options. If you intend to give a talk, bear in mind that the deadline for submitting the title and abstract is April 10.

Registered participants


Scientific Committee

  • Michael Davis (The Ohio State University, USA) - head of the Scientific Committee
  • Mladen Bestvina (University of Utah, USA)
  • Thomas Delzant (Université de Strasbourg, France)
  • Alexander Dranishnikov (University of Florida, Gainsville, USA)
  • Ursula Hamenstädt (Universität Bonn, Germany)
  • Michah Sageev (Technion, Haifa, Israel)
  • Jacek Świątkowski (Uniwersytet Wrocławski, Poland)

Local organizers

  • Tomasz Elsner
  • Jan Dymara
  • Światosław Gal
  • Lukasz Garncarek
  • Michał Marcinkowski
  • Piotr Nowak
  • Damian Osajda


The Conference is co-organized and/or financially supported by:
  • Mathematical Institute, University of Wroclaw,
  • IMPAN - Institute of Mathematics, Polish Academy of Sciences,
  • Stefan Banach International Mathematical Center,
  • WCNM - Warsaw Center of Mathematics and Computer Science,
  • NCN - Polish National Science Centre, grant 2012/06/A/ST1/00259.