Schedule for: 17w5112 - Nilpotent Fundamental Groups

Arriving in Banff, Alberta on Sunday, June 18 and departing Friday June 23, 2017
Sunday, June 18
16:00 - 17:30 Check-in begins at 16:00 on Sunday and is open 24 hours (Front Desk - Professional Development Centre)
17:30 - 19:30 Dinner
A buffet dinner is served daily between 5:30pm and 7:30pm in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building.
(Vistas Dining Room)
20:00 - 22:00 Informal gathering (Corbett Hall Lounge (CH 2110))
Monday, June 19
07:00 - 09:00 Breakfast
Breakfast is served daily between 7 and 9am in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building.
(Vistas Dining Room)
09:15 - 09:30 Introduction and Welcome by BIRS Station Manager (TCPL 201)
09:30 - 10:30 Adam Topaz: A survey of almost abelian anabelian geometry (TCPL 201)
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
11:00 - 11:50 Martin Lüdtke: A birational anabelian reconstruction theorem for curves over algebraically closed fields (TCPL 201)
11:50 - 13:20 Lunch (Vistas Dining Room)
13:30 - 14:00 Guided Tour of The Banff Centre
Meet in the Corbett Hall Lounge for a guided tour of The Banff Centre campus.
(Corbett Hall Lounge (CH 2110))
14:00 - 14:30 Group Photo
Meet in foyer of TCPL to participate in the BIRS group photo. The photograph will be taken outdoors, so dress appropriately for the weather. Please don't be late, or you might not be in the official group photo!
(TCPL Foyer)
14:30 - 15:00 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
15:00 - 16:00 Tamás Szamuely: Fundamental groups and their variants (TCPL 201)
16:30 - 17:20 Daniel Litt: Integral aspects of fundamental groups (TCPL 201)
17:30 - 19:30 Dinner
A buffet dinner is served daily between 5:30pm and 7:30pm in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building.
(Vistas Dining Room)
Tuesday, June 20
07:00 - 09:00 Breakfast (Vistas Dining Room)
09:00 - 10:00 Jakob Stix: A survey of the section conjecture (TCPL 201)
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
10:30 - 11:15 Ishai Dan-Cohen: Connectedness and concentration theorems in rational motivic homotopy theory (TCPL 201)
11:30 - 12:15 Alexander Betts: Non-abelian Bloch--Kato Selmer sets and local heights on abelian varieties (TCPL 201)
12:15 - 14:10 Lunch (Vistas Dining Room)
14:10 - 15:00 Fedor Bogomolov: Rational version of almost abelian section conjecture for fields (TCPL 201)
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
15:30 - 16:20 Eva Bayer-Fluckiger: Cohomological invariants of G-Galois algebras and self-dual normal bases (TCPL 201)
16:40 - 17:30 Danny Neftin: Local approximation via specializations (TCPL 201)
17:30 - 19:30 Dinner (Vistas Dining Room)
Wednesday, June 21
07:00 - 08:45 Breakfast (Vistas Dining Room)
08:45 - 09:40 Kirsten Wickelgren: A survey of Massey products in Galois cohomology (TCPL 201)
09:40 - 10:00 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
10:00 - 10:45 Eliyahu Matzri: Higher Triple Massey products in Galois cohomology (TCPL 201)
11:00 - 11:45 Pierre Guillot: Quadruple Massey products for number fields (TCPL 201)
11:45 - 14:00 Lunch (Vistas Dining Room)
14:00 - 17:30 Free Afternoon (Banff National Park)
17:30 - 19:30 Dinner (Vistas Dining Room)
Thursday, June 22
07:00 - 09:00 Breakfast (Vistas Dining Room)
09:00 - 10:00 Alexandru Suciu: Formality notions for spaces and groups (TCPL 201)
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
10:30 - 11:15 Andrew Schultz: Galois module structure for the parameterizing space of elementary p-abelian extensions: a bicyclic case (TCPL 201)
11:30 - 12:15 Sunil Chebolu: The Finite Generation Problem and the Generating Hypothesis for Tate Cohomology of Finite Groups (TCPL 201)
12:15 - 14:10 Lunch (Vistas Dining Room)
14:10 - 15:00 Yuichiro Hoshi: A simple purely group-theoretic characterization of the Grothendieck-Teichmuller group (TCPL 201)
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
15:30 - 16:20 David Harbater: Passing from local to global over arithmetic curves (TCPL 201)
16:40 - 17:30 Discussion / Problem Session (TCPL 201)
17:30 - 19:30 Dinner (Vistas Dining Room)
Friday, June 23
07:00 - 09:15 Breakfast (Vistas Dining Room)
09:15 - 10:00 Claudio Quadrelli: Absolute Galois groups of fields and the cyclotomic character (TCPL 201)
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
10:30 - 11:30 Discussion / Problem Session (TCPL 201)
11:30 - 12:00 Checkout by Noon
5-day workshop participants are welcome to use BIRS facilities (BIRS Coffee Lounge, TCPL and Reading Room) until 3 pm on Friday, although participants are still required to checkout of the guest rooms by 12 noon.
(Front Desk - Professional Development Centre)
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch from 11:30 to 13:30 (Vistas Dining Room)