 Tuesday 
August 28 
Topology
Festival Organizational meeting

 Tuesday 
September 4 
Roland
Roeder, University of Toronto
Computing arithmetic invariants for hyperbolic reflection groups

 Tuesday 
September 11 
Ken
Brown, Cornell University
Automorphisms of buildings have
infinite displacement

 Tuesday
2:55pm,

September 18
Bache Aud.

Kasra
Rafi, University of Connecticut
The curve complex is rigid

 Tuesday 
September 25 
Brad
Forrest, Cornell University
Degree subcomplexes of Auter space

 Tuesday
2:45pm,

October 2
Bache Aud.

Laurent
Bartholdi, Lausanne Swiss Polytechnic Institute of
Mathematics
Amenable groups and algebras

 Tuesday 
October 9 
Alireza Golsefidy, Princeton University
Lattices with small covolume

 Tuesday
2:55pm,

October 16
310D

Uzy Hadad, Hebrew University
Uniform Kazhdan Constant for
some families of linear groups

 Tuesday 
October 23 
Reyer
Sjamaar, Cornell University
Divided difference operators
in equivariant cohomology

 Tuesday 
October 30 
Yvonne
Lai, UC Davis
Using simplicial trees to generate
an effective compactness theorem for Coxeter groups

 Tuesday 
November 6 
Allen
Knutson, UC San Diego
Schubert calculus and
geometric shifting: combinatorics meets combinatorics, via
geometry

 Tuesday 
November 13 
Bogdan
Petrenko, SUNY Brockport
Some formulas for the
smallest number of generators for finite direct sums of matrix
algebras

 Thursday 
November 15 Malott 251 
Tony
Bahri, Rider University
Piecewise polynomials and the
equivariant cohomology of weighted projective spaces

 Tuesday 
November 20 
Vesselin Drensky, Bulgarian
Academy of Sciences
Automorphisms and derivations of
polynomial and free associative algebras

 Tuesday 
November 27 
Martin
Kassabov, Cornell University
Generating polycyclic groups
(joint with Nikolay Nikolov)
