Final Program for Nikolaus 2007

(Lehrstuhl D für Mathematik, EXZELLENZ RWTH Aachen)
All talks were given in the Hauptgebäude, Templergraben 55, Hörsaal II (only Friday after coffee break) and Hörsaal IV. Meeting point and coffee breaks were at Lehrstuhl D, Templergraben 64.
Friday, December 7, 2007
1.51-2.13pm* David Green (Jena): Testing Benson's Regularity Conjecture    [slides as PDF-file]
2.26-2.44pm Bernd Ackermann (Stuttgart): Completely Reducible Modules for GL(n,q)    [slides as PDF-file]
coffee and discussion       
(from 3.15-4.15pm there was a talk in the "Graduiertenkolleg" by
Paweł Strzelecki (Warschau): The World According to Perelman)
4.36-4.54pm* Andrea Pavan (Padova): Computing an Arithmetic Subgroup of a Unipotent Algebraic Group
5.01-5.24pm Simon Goodwin (Birmingham): Calculating Conjugacy Classes in Sylow p-Subgroups of Chevalley Groups    [slides as PDF-file]
5.36-5.56pm* Maria Chlouveraki (Lausanne): Schur Elements and Rouquier Blocks
7.00pm-?? Research Cambridge Style! (in the Vietnamese restaurant Viet, Schildstraße 2)
Saturday, December 8, 2007
10.03-10.23amStefan Kohl (Stuttgart): Residue-Class-Wise Affine Permutations of Z2
10.31-10.52am*Richard Parker (Cambridge): Presentations Where All Relators Have Length at Most 3
11.00-11.20amEvija Ribnere (Düsseldorf): Some Congruence Subgroups of Aut(F2)
11.31-11.53am*Jean-Baptiste Gramain (Lausanne): (Generalized) Sylow Subgroups and Block Theory of the Symmetric Group    [slides as PDF-file]
lunch break
1.51-2.14pmAram Mikaelian (Oxford): Towards p-Permutation Modules in Some Weight Two KSn-Blocks: Using Diagrams to Restrict and Induce
2.22-2.41pm*Serena Cicalò (Trento): Constructing n-Engel Lie Rings    [slides as PDF-file]
2.51-3.10pmRob Wilson (London): New Constructions of Compact Real Forms of Exceptional Lie Algebras
3.20-3.40pmDan Roozemond (Eindhoven): Simple Lie Algebras Having Extremal Elements    [slides as PDF-file][article]
coffee break
5.11-5.36pm*Alexander Konovalov (St Andrews): On Orders of Torsion Units in Integral Group Rings of Sporadic Simple Groups    [slides as PDF-file]
5.42-6.00pm*Tim Burness (Southampton/Lausanne): Base Sizes for Sporadic Groups    [slides as PDF-file]
7.00pm-?? Research Cambridge Style! (in the "Labyrinth")    [PHOTOS]
Anyone was welcome to attend the talks.   Frank Lübeck
*) These speakers have solved the conference puzzle and were allowed to talk 5 minutes longer than scheduled.
Final Version ( Wed, 12 Dec 2007 11:20:14 +0100 )