The 9th William Rowan Hamilton Geometry and Topology Workshop on Geometry and Groups after Thurston

Aug 27 2013 - 00:00
Aug 31 2013 - 23:59

Hamilton Mathematics Institute, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

Short description of the event: 

The workshop Geometry and Groups after Thurston will consist of a two day mini-course August 27-28, followed by a three day lecture series, August 29-31, 2013.

This past year has seen the passing of William P. Thurston (1946-2012) whose work and conjectural program influenced much of the research in the fields of low-dimensional geometry and topology and geometric group theory. Also recent progress has seen most of Thurston's conjectural program now solved. This year's workshop aims to consider new directions of research and new problems which will direct future research in the spirit of Thurston's original program.