Main details

The conference is organized by the Centro de Álgebra da Universidade de Lisboa (CAUL), the Centro Internacional de Matemática (CIM), and the Departamento de Matemática, Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade de Lisboa (DM-FCUL).

Date: 25-29 July, 2011
Venue: University of Lisbon

Aims

The aim of this conference is to deepen the existing interactions between group theory and semigroup theory. The main themes that the conference cover include, not exclusively, the application of permutation group theory in the theory of transformation semigroups; computational techniques in group theory and semigroup theory; and combinatorial methods in group theory and semigroup theory.

The organizing committee

Gracinda Gomes (chair), CAUL, DM-FCUL
João Araújo, CAUL, Universidade Aberta
Victoria Gould, University of York
Stephen Linton, University of St Andrews
Eamonn O'Brien, University of Auckland
Csaba Schneider, CAUL, DM-FCUL

Invited Speakers

Jorge Almeida, University of Porto
Carlos André, University of Lisbon
Peter Cameron, Queen Mary, University of London
Bettina Eick, Technical University of Braunschweig
John Fountain, University of York
Robert Gray, University of Lisbon
Zur Izhakian, Bar-Ilan University
Olga Kharlampovich, McGill University
Michael Kinyon, University of Denver
Charles Leedham-Green, Queen Mary, University of London
Alex Lubotzky, Hebrew University
Cheryl Praeger, University of Western Australia
Ákos Seress, Ohio State University and University of Western Australia
Pedro Silva, University of Porto
Mikhail Volkov, Ural State University
Efim Zelmanov, University of California

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