Southwestern Group Theory Day

University of Arizona, Mathematics Department, Room 501, Saturday, October 27, 2007.

  1. 8:00-8:30 Coffee, Welcome
  2. 8:30-9:20 Robert Boltje, University of California at Santa Cruz, ''Counting Characters in Blocks''
  3. 9:30-9:50 Simon Guest, University of Southern California, ''A Solvable Version of the Baer-Suzuki Theorem''
  4. 9:55-10:15 Margret Soley Jonsdottir, Colorado State University, ''Automorphism Towers of General Linear Groups''
  5. 10:15-10:30 Break
  6. 10:30-10:50 Chris Berg, University of California at Davis, ''Counting Irreducibles at a Root of Unity''
  7. 10:55-11:15 Cam McLeman, University of Arizona, ''Dimension Subgroups of Some Interesting Galois Groups''
  8. 11:25-12:15 Thomas Keller, Texas State University at San Marcos, ''Counting Conjugacy Classes''
  9. 12:15-2:00, LUNCH
  10. 2:00-2:50 Robert Guralnick, University of Southern California, ''Presentations of Finite Simple Groups and Cohomology''
  11. 2:50-3:10 Coffee
  12. 3:10-4:00 Nat Thiem, University of Colorado at Boulder, ''Approximating Wild Representation Theories''
  13. 4:10-5:00 Alexander Hulpke, Colorado State University, ''Computing with Group Extensions''

On Saturday evening, interested participants will be going out to dinner in Tucson.