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Geometric and Asymptotic Group Theory with Applications

Abbreviation : GAGTA-2018
Category :Mathematics
Nation :Republic of Korea
City :Seoul
Start date :2018-7-15
End date :2018-7-20
Submit Deadline :2018-6-15
Host organization :Korea Institute for Advanced Study
Department :Matehmatics
URL :
E-mail :gagta2018@googlegroups.com
Place :KIAS
Address :KIAS 85 Hoegiro, Dongdaemun-gu Seoul 02455 Republic of Korea
RH Index :6.4

Organizing Committee :
  • Hyungryul Baik (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)
  • Inkang Kim (Korea Institute for Advanced Study)
  • Sang-jin Lee (Konkuk University)
  • Ki Hyoung Ko (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)
  • Thomas Koberda (University of Virginia)
  • Seonhee Lim (Seoul National University)
  • Hyunshik Shin (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)

  • Scientific Committee :
  • Sang-hyun Kim (Seoul National University)
  • Ki Hyoung Ko (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)
  • Thomas Koberda (University of Virginia)
  • Alexander Ushakov (Stevens Institute of Technology)
  • Pascal Weil (Université Bordeaux-I)
  • Vladimir Shpilrain (City College of New York)
  • Juan González-Meneses (Academia Sinica)

  • Mini Course Speakers :
  • Mark Hagen (University of Bristol)

  • Saul Schleimer (Academia Sinica)


  • Invited Speakers :
  • Jayadev Athreya (University of Washington)

  • Oleg Bogopolski ()

  • Montserrat Casals-Ruiz (University of the Basque Country)

  • Laura Ciobanu (Heriot-Watt University)

  • Murray Elder (University of technology Sydney)

  • Federica Fanoni (Universität Heidelberg)

  • Koji Fujiwara (Kyoto University)

  • Ilya Gehktman (Yale University)

  • Anish Ghosh (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research)

  • Sebastian Hensel (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)

  • Ilya Kazachkov (University of the Basque Country)

  • Eiko Kin (Osaka University)

  • Sang-jin Lee (Konkuk University)

  • Seonhee Lim (Seoul National University)

  • Yash Lodha (École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne)

  • Jon McCammond (University of California, Santa Barbara)

  • Bram Petri (Universität Bonn)

  • Bram Petri (Universität Bonn)

  • Alex Suciu (Northeastern University)

  • Ser Peow Tan (National University of Singapore)

  • Enric Ventura Capell (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya)

  • Jie Wu (National University of Singapore)

  • Vladimir Shpilrain (City College of New York)

  • Sponsors :Samsung Science and Technology Foundation (ROK(South Korea), Samsung SFT)
    National Research Foundation of Korea (ROK(South Korea), NRF)
    National Science Foundation (USA, NSF)
    Korea Institute for Advanced Study (ROK(South Korea), KIAS)
    Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (ROK(South Korea), KAIST)
    Seoul National University (ROK(South Korea), SNU)
    About : The annual conference GAGTA (Geometric and Asymptotic Group Theory with Applications) will take place in 2018 at Korea Institute for Advanced Study (Seoul, Korea). The conference will focus on interactions between geometric group theory and low-dimensional topology, with an emphasis on the theory of braid groups.
    Contact : Regarding NSF support for flights (US-based participants only) : thomas.koberda@gmail.com
    Organizing institutions :
  • KIAS
  • KAIST
  • Seoul National University (BK21Plus)

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