Groups in Galway 2021

2–3 December 2021


The conference Groups in Galway 2021 will take place online from 2–3 December 2021.

Groups in Galway has been running on an annual basis since 1978. The scope of the conference covers all aspects of group theory, including applications, as well as related fields. Everybody is invited to attend.



All times listed below are UTC/GMT, the local time zone in Ireland during the winter months.

Please also see the full list of abstracts.

Thursday, 2 December
14.00 – 14.40 Alastair Litterick Geometric invariant theory and Generating Sets in Finite Simple Groups
14.40 – 15.20 Cristina Acciarri A stronger version of Neumann's BFC-theorem
15.20 – 16.00 Paula Lins Twisted conjugacy for soluble matrix groups
16.00 – 16.40 Jesús Hernández Hernández Conjugacy classes of big mapping class groups
Friday, 3 December
14.00 – 14.40 Caroline Lassueur On the trivial source character tables of finite groups
14.40 – 15.20 Bernardo Rodrigues 2-modular representations of the Conway simple groups as binary codes
15.20 – 16.00 Rachel Quinlan Pleats, twists and wallpaper: a backlit story

Registration and links to the talks

Registration has closed. Registered participants will receive Zoom links to the video talks by email.

The organisers of Groups in Galway 2021 are Angela Carnevale and Tobias Rossmann.

last modified: 1 December 2021