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Metric Geometry and Geometric Analysis (Oxford, United Kingdom) July 11, 2022 - July 22, 2022

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Jul 11, 2022
Monday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Lecture & Mini-Course 1: "Geometric Inequalities: Homotopies, Fillings and Geodesics"
Regina Rotman (University of Toronto)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Coffee Break
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Lecture & Mini Course 2: Isoperimetric Filling Inequalities in CAT(0) Spaces
Urs Lang (ETH Zurich)
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
  Lunch
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Research Talk: "Smooth and Non-Smooth Aspects of Ricci Curvature Lower Bounds: an Optimal Transport Point of View"
Andrea Mondino (University of Warwick)
02:00 PM - 02:30 PM
  Coffee Break
02:30 PM - 03:30 PM
  Research Talk: "Random Walks on Gromov-Hyperbolic Spaces: a Survey and Results in Large Deviations"
Cagri Sert
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
  Meet Your Mentor Session
05:00 PM - 05:30 PM
  Further Explanation of Course Material by a Mentor or a Lecturer
Jul 12, 2022
Tuesday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Lecture & Mini-Course 1: "Geometric Inequalities: Homotopies, Fillings and Geodesics"
Regina Rotman (University of Toronto)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Coffee Break
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Lecture & Mini Course 2: Isoperimetric Filling Inequalities in CAT(0) Spaces
Urs Lang (ETH Zurich)
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
  Lunch
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Research Talk: Hyperbolic Actions and Relative Free Factor Complexes
Richard Wade (University of British Columbia)
02:00 PM - 02:30 PM
  Coffee Break
02:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  TA Session
05:00 PM - 05:30 PM
  Further Explanations of Course Material by a Mentor or a Lecturer
Jul 13, 2022
Wednesday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Lecture & Mini-Course 1: "Geometric Inequalities: Homotopies, Fillings and Geodesics"
Regina Rotman (University of Toronto)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Coffee Break
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Lecture & Mini Course 2: Isoperimetric Filling Inequalities in CAT(0) Spaces
Urs Lang (ETH Zurich)
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
  Lunch
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Research Talk: Rigidity for Automorphism Groups of Free Groups
Martin Bridson (University of Oxford)
02:00 PM - 02:30 PM
  Coffee Break
02:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  TA Session
05:00 PM - 05:30 PM
  Further Explanations of Course Material by a Mentor or a Lecturer
Jul 14, 2022
Thursday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Lecture & Mini-Course 1: "Geometric Inequalities: Homotopies, Fillings and Geodesics"
Regina Rotman (University of Toronto)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Coffee Break
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Lecture & Mini Course 2: Isoperimetric Filling Inequalities in CAT(0) Spaces
Urs Lang (ETH Zurich)
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
  Lunch
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Research Talk: Old and New Trends in Systolic Geometry
Alexander Nabutovsky
02:00 PM - 02:30 PM
  Coffee Break
02:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  TA Session
05:00 PM - 05:30 PM
  Further Explanations of Course Material by a Mentor or a Lecturer
Jul 15, 2022
Friday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Lecture & Mini-Course 1: "Geometric Inequalities: Homotopies, Fillings and Geodesics"
Regina Rotman (University of Toronto)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Coffee Break
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Lecture & Mini Course 2: Isoperimetric Filling Inequalities in CAT(0) Spaces
Urs Lang (ETH Zurich)
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
  Lunch
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Research Talk: Balls in Essential Manifolds and Actions on Cantor Spaces
Roman Sauer (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)
02:00 PM - 02:30 PM
  Coffee Break
02:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  TA Session
05:00 PM - 05:30 PM
  Further Explanations of Course Material by a Mentor or a Lecturer
Jul 18, 2022
Monday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Lecture & Mini Course 1: Metric Geometry and Analysis on Boundaries of Gromov Hyperbolic Spaces, and Applications
Bruce Kleiner (New York University, Courant Institute)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Coffee Break
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Lecture & Mini Course 2: Projection Complexes and Applications to Mapping Class Groups
Mladen Bestvina (University of Utah)
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
  Lunch
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Research Talk: An Introduction to Hierarchical Hyperbolicity
Alessandro Sisto (ETH Zürich)
02:00 PM - 02:30 PM
  Coffee Break
02:30 PM - 03:30 PM
  Research Talk: Knot Theory and Machine Learning
Marc Lackenby
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
  Meet Your Mentor Session
05:00 PM - 05:30 PM
  Further Explanations of Course Material by a Mentor or a Lecturer
Jul 19, 2022
Tuesday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Lecture & Mini Course 1: Metric Geometry and Analysis on Boundaries of Gromov Hyperbolic Spaces, and Applications
Bruce Kleiner (New York University, Courant Institute)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Coffee Break
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Lecture & Mini Course 2: Projection Complexes and Applications to Mapping Class Groups
Mladen Bestvina (University of Utah)
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
  Lunch
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Research Talk: Product Set Growth in Mapping Class Groups
Alice Kerr (University of Oxford)
02:00 PM - 02:30 PM
  Coffee Break
02:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  TA Session
05:00 PM - 05:30 PM
  Further Explanations of Course Material by a Mentor or a Lecturer
Jul 20, 2022
Wednesday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Lecture & Mini Course 1: Metric Geometry and Analysis on Boundaries of Gromov Hyperbolic Spaces, and Applications
Bruce Kleiner (New York University, Courant Institute)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Coffee Break
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Lecture & Mini Course 2: Projection Complexes and Applications to Mapping Class Groups
Mladen Bestvina (University of Utah)
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
  Lunch
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Research Talk: Every Countable Group is an Outer Automorphism Group of an Acylindrically Hyperbolic Group with Kazhdan's Property (T)
Bin Sun (University of Oxford)
02:00 PM - 02:30 PM
  Coffee Break
02:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  TA Session
05:00 PM - 05:30 PM
  Further Explanations of Course Material by a Mentor or a Lecturer
Jul 21, 2022
Thursday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Lecture & Mini Course 1: Metric Geometry and Analysis on Boundaries of Gromov Hyperbolic Spaces, and Applications
Bruce Kleiner (New York University, Courant Institute)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Coffee Break
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Lecture & Mini Course 2: Projection Complexes and Applications to Mapping Class Groups
Mladen Bestvina (University of Utah)
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
  Lunch
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Research Talk: Large Scale Geometry of Hecke Pairs
Clément Dell'Aiera (Université de Metz)
02:00 PM - 02:30 PM
  Coffee Break
02:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  TA Session
05:00 PM - 05:30 PM
  Further Explanations of Course Material by a Mentor or a Lecturer
Jul 22, 2022
Friday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Lecture & Mini Course 1: Metric Geometry and Analysis on Boundaries of Gromov Hyperbolic Spaces, and Applications
Bruce Kleiner (New York University, Courant Institute)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Coffee Break
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Lecture & Mini Course 2: Projection Complexes and Applications to Mapping Class Groups
Mladen Bestvina (University of Utah)
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
  Lunch
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Research Talk: Boundaries of Random Groups
John Mackay (University of Bristol)
02:00 PM - 02:30 PM
  Coffee Break
02:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  TA Session
05:00 PM - 05:30 PM
  Further Explanations of Course Material by a Mentor or a Lecturer