Program and Selected Talks
 
Friday
9:00-9:30 Registration
9:45-10:00 Welcome
10:00-10:50 Abels Coarse isometry type of arithmetic quotients
Coffee Break
11:20-12:10 Burger Bounded cohomology and Rigidity theory
Lunch
2:00-2:50 Pansu From Arithmeticity to Non-linearity
3:00-3:50 Goldman Affine geometry and hyperbolic geometry (PDF)
Coffee Break
4:30-5:20 Alon Graph Ramsey theory: bounds, constructions and problems
 
Saturday
9:00-9:50 Grunewald Zeta Functions of Groups and Rings
10:00-10:50 Sarnak Equidistribution of integer points
Coffee Break
11:20-12:10 Dani On the work of Margulis on Diophantine approximation (PDF)
Lunch
2:30-3:20 Lindenstrauss Dynamics of diagonalizable actions, their rigidity properties, and some arithmetic applications
Coffee Break
4:00-4:50 Mozes Orbit closures and lattice arithmetics
Banquet
 
Sunday
9:00-9:50 Ledrappier "...and counting" (PDF)
10:00-10:50 Zimmer Margulis and Manifolds
Coffee Break
11:20-12:10 Shalom Margulis normal subgroup theorem: past, present and future (PDF)
Lunch
2:00-2:50 Siu Strong Rigidity of Isolated Complex Singularities
3:00-3:50 Eskin Quasi-isometries of solvable groups
Coffee Break
4:30-5:20 Monod Arithmeticity vs. non-linearity of lattices in products
 
Monday
10:00-10:50 Kazhdan Integration over valued fields
Coffee Break
11:20-12:10 Furstenberg Dynamics and Rich Sets of Integers
Lunch
2:00-2:50 Katok Measure Rigidity Beyond Uniform Hyperbolicity: Results and Open Problems (PDF)
Coffee Break
3:30-4:20 Vershik Fourier transform for infinite symmetric groups: Markov measures on the Young diagrams and induced representations