# Notes

Notes from selected conferences or lectures in reverse chronological order. Warning: some of these are quite incomplete and contain errors/confusions. I’m not always following!

## Young Geometric Group Theory

*(St-Jacut-de-la-Mer, February 2020)*

Cantat, Serge - *Groups of polynomial transformations*

Erschler, Anna - *Growth and amenability of groups*

**Note:** More notes on the conference website.

## Low-dimensional actions of 3-manifold groups

*(University of Burgundy, Dijon, November 2019)*

Baik, Harry - *Flows and foliations in 3-manifolds and laminar groups*

Boyer, Steve - *The orderability 3-manifold groups and topology*

Guilloux, Antonin - *An introduction to arithmetic lattices of PSL(2,C)*

Louisa, Paoluzzi - *An introduction to (hyperbolic) 3-manifolds and their fundamental groups*

**Note:** Link to conference website

## Aspects of Geometric Group Theory

*(IHES, Paris, July 2019)*

Benoist, Yves - *Arithmeticity of Discrete Groups*

Bux, Kai-Uwe - *Thompson Groups*

Charney, Ruth - *Artin Groups*

Dahmani, François - *Hyperbolicity and Generalizations*

Erschler, Anna - *Growth and Isoperimetric Inequalities in Groups*

Mann, Kathryn - *Diffeomorphisms of the Circle*

Minsky, Yair - *Mapping Class Group and Curve Complex*

Vogtmann, Karen - *Outer Automorphisms of Free Groups*

Walsh, Genevieve - *Boundaries of Hyperbolic and Relatively Hyperbolic Groups*

Wienhard, Anna - *Hyperbolic
Structures on Surface*

Wise, Daniel T. - *CAT(0) Cube Complexes*

**Note:** Lecture recordings and exercises available on the conference website.

## Simons Semester

*(IMPAN, Warsaw, May 2019)*

Osin, Denis - *Acylindrically hyperbolic groups*

**Note:** More notes from the semester can be found here on the conference website.

## Small Cancellation Theory

*(Autonomous University of Madrid, Madrid, January 2019)*

Course by Dominik Gruber

**Note:** Gruber’s website.

## Groups and Geometries

*(CIRM, Marseille, Jan 2019)*

Coulon, Rémi - *Groups as Geometric objects*

Kar, Aditi - *Geometry of non positive curvature*

Nir, Lazarovich - *CAT(0) cube complexes*

Marquis, Ludovic - *Hyperbolic Geometry*

**Note:** Link to conference website.

## Logic and Algorithms in Group Theory

*(HIM, Bonn, September 2018)*

Chiodo, Maurice - *Undecidability in Groups*

Holt, Derek - *Algorithms for finitely-presented groups*

Thom, Andreas - *Stability and invariant random subgroups*

**Note:** Recorded talks and additional notes can be found on the conference website.

## Computational Group Theory

*(University of the Basque Country, Bilbao, February 2018)*

GAP course by Urban Jezernik and Primož Moravec

**Note:** GAP demos and exercises sheet can be found on the conference website.

## Adventures in C-star Algebra

*(McGill University, Montreal, Summer 2016)*

Course by Jane Panangaden