Winter of Disconnectedness

David Wood

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  •  27 Jun 2016 - 8 Jul 2016
     8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Organisers: Murray Elder (University of Newcastle), Jacqui Ramagge (University of Sydney), Colin Reid (University of Newcastle), Anne Thomas (University of Sydney), George Willis (University of Newcastle)

Program Structure:

Week 1: Lie-type Techniques for TDLC Groups27 June 2016 – 1 July 2016
Courses of 5 Introductory Lectures
George Willis (University of Newcastle): The scale function on a totally disconnected group
Helge Glöckner (University of Paderborn):  Automorphisms of Lie groups over local fields

Week 2: Combinatorial and Descriptive Techniques for TDLC Groups, 4 July – 8 July 2016
Courses of 5 Introductory Lectures
Anne Thomas (University of Sydney): Automorphism groups of combinatorial structures
Phillip Wesolek (Universite Catholique de Louvain): Elementary t.d.l.c. groups.











Workshop: Lie-type Techniques for TDLC Groups 27 June 2016 – 1 July 2016

Workshop: Combinatorial and Descriptive Techniques for TDLC Groups 4 July – 8 July 2016











  • Benjamin Brawn (University of Newcastle)
  • Timothy Bywaters (University of Sydney)
  • Wee Chaimanowong (University of Melbourne)
  • Murray Elder (University of Newcastle)
  • Helge Glöckner (University of Paderborn)
  • John Harrison (Baylor University)
  • Waltraud Lederle (ETH Zurich)
  • Rupert McCallum (University of Tübingen)
  • Sidney Morris (Federation University of Australia)
  • Uri Onn (ANU)
  • C.R.E. Raja  (Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore)
  • Jacqui Ramagge (University of Sydney)
  • Colin Reid (University of Newcastle)
  • David Robertson (University of Newcastle)
  • Anurag Singh (University of Utah)
  • Simon Smith (City University of New York)
  • George Willis (University of Newcastle)
  • Thomas Taylor (University of Newcastle)
  • Anne Thomas (University of Sydney)
  • Stephan Tornier (ETH Zurich)
  • Tian Tsang (RMIT)
  • Phillip Wesolek (Universite Catholique de Louvain)