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The registration is now closed.


The talks will start on Monday morning (November 9) and end by noon on Thursday (November 12). The detailed schedule of all talks will be announced shortly before the conference.

Special Day, November 11

The third day of the conference, Wednesday, November 11, will be devoted to the celebration of Efim Zelmanov's 60th birthday.

Participant Support

Partial accomodation/travel support for participants will be provided. The available funds are targeted at researchers at early stages of their carreers and graduate students. Members of underrepresented groups (with respect to gender, race, age, academic position, etc.) are especially encouraged to apply. The facilities will be wheel-chair accessible. A limited portion of the support funds is reserved for on site dependant care for conference participants (please contact the organizers directly).


With any questions please contact the organizing committee at


College Station Easterwood Airport (airport code CLL) is served by United Airlines and American Airlines.

Airports in Houston (95 miles away), in particular George Bush Intercontinental Airport Houston (airport code IAH), may provide a good alternative. There is a shuttle service from IAH to College Station.

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (airport code AUS, 105 miles away) may also provide a good alternative. However, there is no shuttle service to College Station.

Acknowledgment of Support

The organizers wish to express their gratitude for the support provided by

Organizing Committee:
R. Grigorchuk | V. Nekrashevych | G. Pisier | D. Savchuk | Z. Sunic | Y. Vorobets