Random Walks on Groups

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1st week of Groups 007

Monday 5 February -> Friday 9 February

CIRM, Marseille, France

General Presentation:

This is the first week of a larger series of activities in February 2007 held at the CIRM in Marseille. This Groups 007 month of conferences is centered around the different aspects of Group Theory studied in Marseille:

Week 15 Feb -> 9 FebRandom Walks on Groups
Week 212 Feb -> 16 FebAutomorphisms of free groups, Outer Space, Teichmüller theory
Week 319 Feb -> 23 FebAspects of hyperbolicity, convergence groups
Week 426 Feb -> 2 MarchCombinatorial, algorithmic and cryptographic aspects of Group Theory

See the main page for this special month at http://www.latp.univ-mrs.fr/~hamish/Groups007/

Presentation of the week:

This week conference is aimed at bringing together specialists of different aspects of Random walks on groups.
The conference will take place at the CIRM, a math conference center located on the Luminy Campus of Marseille universities with all facilities. The conference center is at the edge of the wonderful Calanques de Marseille. Please see the CIRM website for all practical informations.

Main Speakers:

The following main speakers agreed to give a series of 2 or 3 lectures (to be determined). The following speakers agreed to give a 1 hour lecture. The precise program is posted here.

Scientific Comittee:

Local organizers:


Administrative registration opened November, 1st, 2006 at the CIRM website. Remember to include which of the four weeks you wish to attend, a talk proposal (if any), and if you need any funding.


A limited amount of support will be available for attending the conference. Pririority will be given to young researchers and doctoral students. Please ask .

Work in progress

Last update Wednesday, January 25, 2007
Created and updated by Vlada Limic