A paper by C M Campbell about the Groups St Andrews Conferences and the Galway Group meetings is at THIS LINK. Below we give the speakers and titles of the talks for the conferences: |

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**1978**

J P McDermott (University College Galway) *Some aspects of permutation groups*

T J Laffey (University College Dublin) *On finite simple groups*

G Thomas (University College Cork) *Topics in group representation theory*

N Losey (Manitoba) *Augmentation quotients of some nonabelian finite groups*

Rex Dark (University College Galway) *Basic commutators*

Roderick Gow (University College Dublin) *Theories and problems of modular representations*

Alan Camina (Univ. East Anglia) *Permutation groups and designs*

W E Deskins (Univ. Pittsburgh) *Conditions on small subgroups in the Fitting subgroup*

M L Newell (University College Galway) *On metabelian groups of prime power exponent*

D MacHale (University College Cork) *Some groups which are rarely automorphism groups*

T Hurley (University College Dublin) *Bases for groups and Lie algebras*

M Vaughan-Lee (Oxford) *Groups of exponent* 4

John Lennox (University of Cardiff) *Nearly maximal sub-groups of finitely generated soluble groups*

Michael Barry (Carysfort Training College) *Commutators in Chevalley groups*

Sean Tobin (U.C.G.) *Burnside groups*

Johannes Siemons (U.C.C.) *Orbits in permutation groups*

A Christofides (University College Galway) *Blocks and modules*

J D Key (Birmingham) *Doubly transitive affine groups*

T C Hurley (University College Galway) *Report on Fox's problem*

R A Bryce (QMC/ANU) *Metabelian varieties of groups and group rings*

B Siefert (UCD) *Buildings, BN pairs and related groups*

M Barry (Carysfort) *Abelian *2*-subgroups of finite symplectic groups in characteristic* 2

P Fitzpatrick (University College Cork) *Varieties of nilpotent groups of class four*

J Siemons (University College Cork) *Symmetry in a graph*

A Williamson *Factorisation of groups of finitary permutations*

J McDermott *Hamiltonian graphs*

R Watson (Maynooth) *Some aspects of profinite groups*

J Hannah (Galway) *Semigroups and lattices*

R Gow (Dublin, U. C. D.) *Permutation representations of some classical groups on the cosets of certain classical groups*

P Cameron (Oxford) *Infinite permutation groups*

M Liebeck (Cambridge) *Some applications of the classification of finite simple groups to permutation group theory*

J Ward (Galway) *On subrings which permute with their conjugates*

B Abrahamson (Canberra/T. C. D.) *Quaternion monomials*

C Walter (Dublin, U. C. D.) *Automorphism groups of graphs*

M Barry (Carysfort) *Computing dimensions of irreducible modules*

S Tobin (Galway) *Groups with* (*n* ↦ *t*)

T Laffey (Dublin) *Max com subalgebras of algebras*

M Newell (Galway) *Metabelian groups of exponent* 8, II

David Lewis (Dublin, U.C.D.) *Brauer groups and the Merkurjev-Suslin Theorem*

Rex Dark (Galway, U.C.G.) *Isotropic tensors and symmetric group algebras*

Mark Cartwright (Christ Church, Oxford) *Bounded conjugacy conditions*

Charles Leedham-Green (London, Q.M.C.) *Space groups and p-groups*

Pat Fitzpatrick (Cork, U.C.C.) *Some questions on conjugacy*

Martin Newell (Galway, U.C.G.) *On* 2*-generator metabelian groups of prime-power exponent*

Marty Isaacs (Wisconsin) *Characters of soluble groups*

Ted Hurley (Galway, U.C.G.) *What can you do with a set of variables?*

**Problem Session**

S J Tobin (Galway) *Razmyslow Algebras*

M Ó Searcoid (Cork) *Comhaireamh p-Pho-ghrúpai*

T G Murphy (T.C.D.) *Tensor Groups*

G D James (Cambridge) *A q-Analogue of the Symmetric Group Algebra*

T J Laffey (U.C.D.) *Some Maximal Subgroups of the General Linear Group*

D W Lewis (U.C.D.) *Sums of Squares in Division Algebras*

P D MacHale (U.C.C.) *The Relation between* | *G* | *and* | *Aut* *G* | *for a Finite Group G*

T O Hawkes (Warwick) *Linear Methods in Soluble Groups*

D W Hughes (Galway) *Modules and Root Systems*

R Dimitrić (Kevin St, Dublin) *Abelian Goups and Axiomatic Set Theory*

J Rotman (Illinois/London) *Finite Projective Planes, Graphs, and Symplectic Groups*

R J Higgs (Univ. College, Dublin) *Degrees of Projective Representations*

M Edjvet (Brunel, London) *Group Presentations and Simplicial Complexes*

D B Redmond (Maynooth) *Groups in Chemistry*

M J Barry (Carysfort) *Order Conjugacy in Groups of Lie Type*

C M Campbell (St Andrews) *Presentations for Certain Perfect Groups*

T C Hurley (Galway) *Free Products*

P Fitzpatrick (Cork) *Groups with Few Automorphism Orbits*

R O Watson (Maynooth) *Finite Varieties*

W M L Holcombe (Sheffield) *Algebraic Methods of System Specification*

R Gow (Univ. College, Dublin) *Realizing Groups as Galois Groups over Algebraic Number Fields*

D J Simms (Trinity Coll, Dublin) *Lie Groups and Poisson Algebras*

E F Robertson (St Andrews) *Non-abelian Tensor Products and Tietze Transformations*

G Ellis (Galway) *Groups with category structures*

N Gilbert (Bangor) *Factor stabilisers in the automorphism group of a free product*

T Laffey (U.C. Dublin) *Order-transitive groups*

D MacHale (Cork) *Automorphisms of groups sending many elements to their n ^{th} powers -- a survey of results*

M Newman (Canberra) *Groups of exponent four*

G Sherman (Terre Haute) *What is the probability that a subgroup is normal?*

E Ormerod (Canberra) *The Wielandt subgroup of a metacyclic p-group*

B McCann (Galway) *Examples of normal products*

B Goldsmith (Dublin I.T.) *Maximal order abelian subgroups of symmetric groups*

E O'Brien (Canberra) *Algorithm for the determination of finite p-groups*

S Andreadakis (Athens) *Residually finite HNN extensions of abelian groups*

L Kovacs (Canberra) *Classification of varieties of groups*

J J Ward (Galway) *A survey of subnormal groups*

T Vougiouklis (Xanthi) *On some representations of hypergroups*

P Fitzpatrick (Cork) *Some applications of group theory to codes*

H Heineken (Wurzburg) *E-groups*

R Gow (U.C. Dublin) *The discriminant of a polynomial and its uses in field theory*

M D Atkinson (Carleton)* The zig-zag structure of permutations*

L-C Kappe (New York) *Ring analogues of some group-theoretical concepts*

A Wegner (St Andrews) *GAP*

J McDermott (Galway) *Remarks on dense permutation groups*

B McCann (Waterford) *Fitting Classes and groups with many minimal normal subgroups*

C K Gupta (Manitoba) *Automorphisms of certain finitely generated solvable groups*

B Amberg (Mainz) *Factorised Groups*

T Laffey (Dublin) *Some commutator-related results on linear groups and applications*

N Gilbert (London) *Dependence among relations in group presentations*

D Cohen (London) *String rewriting and Homology*

M Curzio (Naples) *Sets of permutable subgroups in a group*

G Higman (Oxford) *Some explicit embeddings of finitely presented groups*

P Neumann (Oxford) *Suborbits of infinite permutation groups*

N D Gupta (Manitoba) *Latest on dimension subgroups*

T Hurley (Galway) *Commutator Subgroups*

D MacHale (Cork) *Determining all finite groups whose automorphism group is a p-group*

B Goldsmith (Dublin) *Constructing indecomposable abelian groups which are almost free*

T Hurley (Galway) *Every group is isomorphic to a quotient of a free group*

C Scoppola (Trento) *Thin p-groups*

J Buckley (Michigan & Cardiff) *A generalization of Hamiltonian Groups*

J O'Connor (St Andrews) *Teaching Group Theory with MACTUTOR*

R Dark (Galway) *On certain p-groups with many commutators*

P Murphy (Carlow) *Commutator subgroups of groups with small central factor groups*

**Problem Session**

D MacHale (Cork) *Automorphism groups of Odd Order*

D Johnson (Nottingham) *Growth of Groups*

A Christofides (Galway) *Galois groups and Riemann surfaces*

R Sheehy (Cork) *Frobenius's Conjecture*

H Smith (Bucknell & Cardiff) *Some remarks on maximal subgroups of infinite groups*

K Hutchinson (Dublin) *Galois group actions on classgroups*

E Robertson (St Andrews) *Semigroup presentations*

B Hartley (Manchester) *Simple locally finite groups*

J Burns (Galway) *Groups and Riemannian Geometry*

J Ward (Galway) *Group character degrees and conjugacy class lengths*

R Watson (Maynooth) *Tangent stars as modules*

G Ellis (Galway) *Tensor Products of Groups*

C Campbell (St Andrews) *Computing efficient presentations*

M Newell (Galway) *Engel elements *3.2

B McCann (Waterford) *Products of certain p-groups*

P Fitzpatrick (Cork) *Minimal elements in Gröbner bases of certain polynomial modules*

R Brown (Bangor) *Computing with *2*-dimensional groups*

R Gow (U.C.D.) *A survey of algebra textbooks through the ages*

S Pride (Glasgow) *Monoids, *2*-complexes and groups*

C Wensley (Bangor) *Crossed modules in GAP*

E Robertson (St Andrews) *A Reidemeister-Schreier theorem for semigroups*

J McDermott (Galway) *The skeleton of a group*

D L Johnson (Nottingham) *Presentations of monoids*

V Dlab (Carleton) *Quasi-hereditary algebras*

C Campbell (St Andrews) *The efficiency of group presentations*

D MacHale (Cork) *Conjugate deficiency in finite groups*

M Newman (Canberra) *On groups with exponent four*

F Levin *Recent results on generalised triangle groups*

R Stöhr (Manchester) *Fixed points on free Lie algebras*

T Laffey (Dublin) *Groups of linear transformations preserving certain matrix functions*

J Wiegold (Cardiff) *Some problems in group theory*

S Sehgal (Alberta) *Torsion in matrices over* **Z***G*

H Smith (Bucknell) *A problem on normal subgroups*

P Neumann (Oxford) *The past, present, and future of Frobenius groups*

Graham Ellis (UCG) *Applications of an exact sequence*

Wolfgang Kappe (SUNY at Binghamton) *Some subgroups defined by identities*

David Lewis (UCD) *Quadratic forms and Galois groups*

Sudarshan Sehgal (Alberta) *Free groups of units in ***Z***G*

Jozsef Pelikan (Eotvos, Budapest) *Conjugacy classes of finite groups*

Seymour Bachmuth (UC at Santa Barbara) *Metabelian quotients and generalized Burnside groups*

Luise-Charlotte Kappe (SUNY at Binghamton) *On supplementation in groups*

Sean Tobin (Galway) *Burnside's legacy*

Mike Newman (Canberra) *Groups with exponent four revisited*

Celinne Lossa (Rochester) *Relations between the mod-p ^{r} Massey product and the mod-p^{r} triple Whitehead product and possible applications*

Roderick Gow (UC Dublin) *Integral lattices and their role in group representation theory*

Des MacHale (Cork) *On the sum of the character degrees of a finite group*

Ralph Stöhr (Manchester) *On the module structure of free Lie algebras*

Simone Pabst (DIT) *Quasi-minimal abelian groups*

Werner Nickel (St Andrews) *Polynomials for nilpotent groups*

Eamonn O'Brien (Auckland) *Classifying p-groups by coclass*

Dane Flannery (Galway) *Classifying finite irreducible linear groups of low degree*

Norberto Gavioli (L'Aquila) *Frobenius-like partitions in linear groups of nilpotency class* 2

Roger Bryant (Manchester) *Automorphisms of relatively free groups*

Alexei Krasil'nikov (Moscow) *Identities in metanilpotent groups*

Patrick Sole (Nice) *The lifted Golay code, the Leech lattice, and the Harada designs*

Howard Smith (Bucknell) *A finiteness condition for locally soluble-by-finite groups*

Luise-Charlottte Kappe (SUNY at Binghamton) *Subnormality conditions in nontorsion groups*

Derek Holt (Warwick) *Computation in word hyperbolic groups*

Sarah Rees (Newcastle) *Combing groups through the Chomsky hierarchy*

Jim Howie (Heriot-Watt) *Rigidity of one-relator groups with centre*

Goetz Pfeiffer (Galway) *The parabolic table of marks, or how to decompose the descent algebra*

Willem de Graaf (St Andrews) *Constructing matrix representations of finitely presented torsion free nilpotent groups*

Ralph Stoehr (Manchester) *Invariant bases for free Lie algebras*

Martin Bridson (Oxford) *On the geometry of the word problem in finitely presented groups*

Martin Dunwoody (Southampton)* Geometric splittings of groups*

N O'Sullivan (Galway) *Localisations of virtually nilpotent groups*

J Murray (Maynooth) *Applications of character theory to finite groups*

E Khukhro (Cardiff) *From 'finite' to 'finite rank'*

S Linton (St Andrews) *Towards a general theory of Todd-Coxeter like techniques*

M Batty (Galway) *Asymptotic homology of graph groups*

G Mason (Santa Cruz) *When is a group algebra not a group algebra?*

A Feldman (Galway/Franklin & Marshall College, PA) *Fischer F-groups and F-injectors*

D MacHale (Cork) *Converse Lagrange groups*

R Esteban-Romero (Valencia) *On a question of Beidleman and Robinson*

H Smith (Bucknell PA) *Subnormality and nilpotency in infinite groups*

E O'Brien (Auckland) *Constructing the automorphism group of a p-group*

D Perez-Ramos (Valencia) *Fitting classes and lattice formations in finite soluble groups*

M Batty (Dublin) *Parallel algorithms in hyperbolic groups*

A Martinez-Pastor (Valencia) *Factorisations of finite soluble groups and formations*

C Leedham-Green (London) *Strategies for recognising matrix groups*

R Dark (Galway) *Generalisations of Sylow's theorems*

R Shwartz (Heriot-Watt) *Certain equations of length six over free products*

R Gow (UCD) *The Steinberg lattice of a finite Chevalley group*

C Campbell (St Andrews) *The semigroup efficiency of groups*

E Robertson (St Andrews) *The Fibonacci length of groups*

C Casolo (Florence) *Groups with all subgroups subnormal*

O Puglisi (Florence) *Group algebras of locally finite simple groups*

C Griffin (Oxford) *Associating algebraic varieties to infinite nilpotent groups using zeta functions*

A Detinko *Deciding finiteness for matrix groups over fields of positive characteristic*

G Hiss (Aachen) *Low dimensional representations of quasi-simple groups*

M Newell (Galway) *On Sanov-compounds*

S O'Rourke (Cork) *On free actions on treelike objects*

R Brown (Bangor) *Calculating resolutions for graphs of groups*

M Ladra (Santiago de Compostela) *Homology of precrossed modules*

J Cruickshank (Galway) *Equivariant homotopy theory*

R Quinlan (Dublin) *Covering groups of elementary abelian groups*

T Brady (Dublin) *Lattices in finite real reflection groups*

I Kholodna (Cork) *Classifying spaces for dihedral groups*

T Laffey (Dublin) *The structure of some groups arising from integer matrices*

S Paoli (Warwick) *Cohomology of crossed modules with coefficients in a *π_{1}*-module*

H Smith (Bucknell)* Subgroups of infinite index in soluble groups*

D MacHale (Cork) *Which groups are commutator subgroups?*

E Sköldberg (Stockholm) to be announced

K Hutchinson (Dublin) *K-theory of rings of integers*

E Robertson (St Andrews) *Searching for group presentations*

A Feldman (Franklin and Marshall) *Properties implying normal embeddings in soluble groups*

R Morse (Evansville) *Computing the nonabelian tensor squares of the free* 2-*Engel groups*

C Scoppola (L'Aquila) *From Camina groups to normally constrained pro-p-groups*

R Higgs (University College Dublin) *Some inequalities concerning the order of the Schur multiplier of a finite group*

C M Campbell (St Andrews) *Fibonacci and groups*

T Laffey (University College Dublin) *The Smith normal form of diagonalizable matrices with some applications*

Emil Sköldberg (Galway) *Cohomology of Coxeter and generalized braid groups*

L Kappe (SUNY at Binghamton) *Capable groups and nonabelian tensor squares*

G Mason (UC Santa Cruz) *Mirror pairs of finite groups*

Gerald Williams (Galway) *Free subgroups in groups defined by periodic paired relations*

Claas Röver (Trinity College Dublin) *Groups related to formal languages*

Edmund Robertson (St Andrews) *Problems on group presentations revisited*

Dmitri Zaitsev (Trinity College Dublin) *Lie group structures on CR automorphism groups*

Martin Bridson (Oxford) *Non-positive curvature, fibre products, and a problem of Grothendieck*

Patrick Dehornoy (Caen) *The group of fractal braids*

Alla Detinko (Polotsk) *Algorithmic problems in computing with matrix groups*

Bettina Eick (Braunschweig) * On the classification of p-groups by coclass *

Alexander Lichtman (Wisconsin-Parkside) *Restricted Lie algebras of polycyclic groups*

Hamish Short (Aix-Marseille) *Solving conjugacy problems in hyperbolic groups*

Seán Tobin (NUI, Galway) *Opening address*

John McDermott (NUI, Galway) *On theorems of Higman and Wielandt*

Rachel Quinlan (UC Dublin) *p-Groups and spaces of alternating bilinear forms*

Tom Laffey (UC Dublin) *Jordan forms in small characteristic*

Stewart Stonehewer (Warwick) *Some new results on quasinormal subgroups*

Francisco de Giovanni (Universita di Napoli) *Groups with few normalizer subgroups*

Geoff Smith (Bath) *Cyclizers and a question of Peter Cameron*

Warwick de Launey (Center for Communications Research, USA) *Group actions on Paley matrices*

Luise-Charlotte Kappe (SUNY) *Variations on a theme of Desmond MacHale*

Des MacHale (UC Cork) *Some supersolvability conditions for finite groups*

Colin Campbell (St Andrews) *The Fibonacci lengths of binary polyhedral groups and related groups*

Robert F Morse (University of Evansville, USA) *Advances in computing the nonabelian tensor square of polycyclic groups*

Alla Detinko (NUI Galway/Belarus) *Locally nilpotent linear groups*

Hermann Heineken (Universität Würzburg) *Groups all of whose subgroups are p-groups*

Rex Dark (NUI, Galway) *Two problems in group theory*

Götz Pfeiffer (NUI Galway) *Relatives of the symmetric group algebra*

Cedric Bonnafé (Université de Franche-Comté) *Representation theory of the Mantaci-Reutenauer algebra*

Sarah Rees (University of Newcastle) *How good is Dehn's algorithm?*

Chiara Tamburini (Universita Cattolicà del Sacro Cuore) (2,3,7)*-generated groups of small rank*

Rod Gow (University College Dublin) *Algebraic problems suggested by the study of Costas arrays*

John Murray (NUI Maynooth) *Unusual properties of group algebras in characteristic* 2

Rosemary Bailey (Queen Mary, University of London) *Another proof of Sylow's theorems*

**Poster Session**

Peter Cameron (Queen Mary, University of London) *Derangements*

Martyn Quick (University of St Andrews) *Groups whose proper quotients are virtually abelian*

Gretchen Ostheimer (Hofstra University) *Formal languages and the word problem*

Shane O'Rourke (Cork Institute of Technology) *Isometric actions on R-trees via pretrees*

John McDermott (NUI Galway) *Some highly transitive groups*

Dave Johnson (University of Nottingham) *Power series under substitution*

Howard Smith (Bucknell University) *Countably recognizable classes of groups*

Charles Leedham-Green (Queen Mary, University of London)* Classifying p-groups by coclass*

Bettina Eick (Technische Universität, Braunschweig) *On Schur multiplicators and automorphism groups of p-groups*

Colva Roney-Dougal (University of St Andrews) *Computing with maximal subgroups*

**Poster Session**

Des MacHale (University College Cork) *Character degree sums in finite groups*

Edmund Robertson (University of St Andrews) *The* *F*^{a,b,c} *conjecture is true*

Peter Campbell (University of Bristol) *Double cosets and K-types for p-adic* *GL*(3)

George Havas (University of Queensland) *Perfect palindromic presentations*

Dane Flannery (NUI, Galway) *Group actions on pairwise combinatorial designs*

Kevin Jennings (St Patrick's College, Dublin) *Difference sets in abelian groups*

Niamh O'Sullivan (Dublin City University) *Residual properties of ascending HNN extensions*

Colin Campbell (University of St Andrews) *Presentations galore*

Martin Edjvet (University of Nottingham) *Embedding theorems for cyclically presented groups*

Armando Martino (UPC Barcelona) *A metric on outer space*

**Poster Session**

Paul Flavell (University of Birmingham) *A new proof of the solvable signalizer functor theorem*

Ana Martinez-Pastor (Universidad Politecnica de Valencia) *Some results on products of π-decomposable groups*

Maria Dolores Perez-Ramos (Universidad de Valencia) *On Sylow normalizers of finite groups*

Nik Ruskuc (University of St Andrews) *Some combinatorial properties of direct products of groups, semigroups and other algebraic structures*

Leonard Soicher (Queen Mary) *The joy of GAP packages*

Will Dison (University of Bristol) *Hugely distorted subgroups*

Hannah Coutts (University of St Andrews) *Computing normalizers of matrix groups*

Bernard Hanzon (UCC) *Financial mathematics, linear dynamical systems and orthogonal transformation groups*

Tom Laffey (UCD) *Solving matrix equations and Galois groups*

Richard Weidmann (Heriot-Watt University) *Minimal generating sets of Coxeter groups*

Rachel Quinlan (NUI Galway) *The early days of character theory*

Michah Sageev (Technion, Israel) *Quasi-isometries and right angled Artin groups*

Inna (Korchagina) Capdeboscq (University of Warwick) *Finite simple groups with double life*

Benjamin Klopsch (Royal Holloway) *Representation growth*

**Poster Session**

Aisling Kenny (DCU) *Homology of non-crossing partition lattices*

James Mitchell (University of St Andrews) *Generating the symmetric group and some related semigroups*

José Burillo (Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya) *Higher dimensional Thompson groups*

Ted Hurley (NUI Galway) *Some groups and elements of groups with whom we have some acquaintance but about whom we should know much more*

Marcus Bishop (NUI Galway) *A quiver presentation of the descent algebra of the symmetric group*

Anne Henke (Oxford) *Brauer diagrams, double cosets and a new Schur algebra*

Ian Chiswell (Queen Mary, London) *Embedding theorems for tree-free groups*

David Lewis (UCD) *Automorphisms and involutions of incidence algebras*

Paul Hurley (IBM Research, Zurich) *Aspects of algebra in signal processing and sparse sampling*

Martin Newell (NUI Galway) *Subgroups defined by commutator symmetries*

**Poster Session**

Des MacHale (Cork) *Some problems in group theory I cannot solve*

Max Neunhöffer (St Andrews) *Generalisations of small cancellation theory?*!

Ken Johnson (Penn State Abington) *Applications of group matrices: group presentations, group rings ...*

Edmund Robertson (St Andrews) *Efficiency -- a survey*

Tobias Roßmann (NUI Galway) *Irreducibility testing of nilpotent matrix groups*

Dave Johnson (Nottingham) *The Fibonacci story*

Lars Louder (University of Michigan) *Nielsen equivalence of generating sets for surface groups*

Bettina Eick (TU Braunschweig) *p-groups, coclass and Schur multiplicators*

Matjaž Konvalinka (University of Ljubljana) *Weighted branching rules for the hook lengths*

Martin Newell (NUI Galway) *Non-dissolvable groups*

Everyone present *Can we prove something worthwhile? --Mathematics live*

Sinéad Lyle (University of East Anglia) *Representations of the symmetric groups*

Collin Bleak (University of St Andrews) *Minimal non-solvable subgoups of Thompson's group F*

Enric Ventura (Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya, Manresa) *On the difficulty of inverting automorphisms of free groups*

Martin Bridson (Oxford) *Show me a finite quotient!*

Jim Howie (Heriot-Watt) *Killing numbers for free products*

Conchita Martínez Pérez (Zaragoza) *Equivarient Euler classes and posets of finite subgroups for certain solvable groups*

Ian Leary (Southampton) *Platonic polygonal complexes*

Gerhard Röhrle (Bochum) *Complete reducibility, geometric invariant theory and separability*

**Poster Session**

Derek Holt (Warwick) *Computation in finite matrix groups*

Rachel Camina (Cambridge) *The Nottingham group -- an introduction and a survey of recent results*

Colva Roney-Dougal (St Andrews) *Generalisations of small cancellation*

Graham Ellis (NUI Galway) *Cohomology of some arithmetic groups*

Brita Nucinkis (Royal Holloway) *Bredon cohomological finiteness conditions for generalisations of Thompson groups*

Daniel Groves (Illinois) *Recognizing* 3*-manifold groups using the word problem*

Jérôme Lôs (Marseille) *Volume entropy for surface groups via dynamics*

Jean Gonzales-Meneses (Seville) *Thurston meets Garside*

Martyn Quick (St Andrews) *Generators and relations for Thompson's group V*

Jean-Baptiste Gramain (Aberdeen) *Murnaghan-Nakayama rules and perfect isometries*

Pascal Weil (Bordeaux) *On random subgroups of free groups*

Sean Cleary (New York) *Some metric properties of Houghton's groups*

Emil Sköldberg (Galway) *Multiplicative structures in *(*co*)*homology*

Philippe Elbaz-Vincent (Grenoble) *The group* *K*_{8}(**Z**) *is trivial*

Herbert Gangl (Durham) *On the homology of linear groups over imaginary quadratic fields*

Michael Tuite (Galway) *A brief history of Moonshine*

Markus Linckelmann (London) *A characterisation of nilpotent blocks*

Radha Kessar (London) *On transitive block fusion systems*

**Poster Session**

Kevin Hutchinson (Dublin) *Hilbert's third problem and scissors congruence groups*

Grant Lakeland (Urbana-Champaign) *Systoles and Dehn surgery for hyperbolic *3*-manifolds*

Jacques Thévenaz (Lausanne) *From finite sets to group algebras*

Nicolas Bergeron (Paris 7) *Torsion homology and Bianchi modular forms*

Tom De Medts (Ghent University) *Jordan algebras and 3-transposition groups*

Götz Pfeiffer (Galway) *On the Complexity of Multiplication in the Hecke Algebra*

Hans Cuypers (Eindhoven) *A Geometric Approach to classical Lie Algebras*

Alain Valette (Neuchâtel, Switzerland) *Box spaces: bridging geometric and asymptotic group theory*

**Poster Session**

Radu Stancu (Picardie - Jules Verne) *Evaluations of simple biset functors*

Serge Bouc (Picardie - Jules Verne) *Representations of finite sets*

Peter Kropholler (Southampton) *New lines of attack on soluble groups and cohomology*

John Burns (NUI Galway) *Discrete Tori in Weyl groups and their applications*

Shane O'Rourke (Cork Institute of Technology) *A combination theorem for affine tree-free groups*

Collin Bleak (University of St Andrews) *On detecting solubility for finitely generated subgroups of the group PL*_{0}(*l*)

Bob Oliver (Université Paris 13) *Automorphisms and extensions of fusion systems*

Ellen Henke (University of Aberdeen) *Normal subsystems of fusion systems and partial normal subgroups of localities*

Mark Lawson (Heriot-Watt University) *Boolean full groups*

**Poster Session**

Nadia Mazza (Lancaster University) *On a pro-p group of upper triangular matrices*

Peter Symonds (University of Manchester) *Endotrivial modules for infinite groups*

Francesco de Giovanni (University of Naples) *The murdered cardinal: a countably recognizable crime*

Said Sidki (Universidade de Brasilia) *From the alternating groups to orthogonal groups over Laurent polynomial rings*

Conchita Martínez-Pérez (Zaragoza) *Homological dimension of solvable groups*

Markus Szymik (Trondheim) *Homology of the automorphism groups of free nilpotent groups*

Derek Holt (Warwick) *A new method for verifying the hyperbolicity of finitely presented groups*

Lukasz Grabowski (Lancaster) *Characterizing amenable groups via measurable variants of the Lovász Local Lemma*

Murray Elder (Newcastle, Australia) *Solving equations in virtually free groups*

Karel Dekimpe (Kortrijk) *The R _{∞}-property for nilpotent and solvable quotients of groups*

Juan Souto (Rennes) *Surface groups acting on the interval*

Damian Osajda (Wroclaw) *Group cubization*

Martin Newell (NUI Galway) *Random thoughts*

Péter Pálfy (Alfréd Rényi Institute, Budapest) *Elliptic curves and finite p-groups*

Eric Swenson (Brigham Young) *Two shall be the number of the counting*

Arnold Feldman (Franklin & Marshall) *System permutability and nilpotent length*

Martin Newell (NUI Galway) *Opening remarks*

John Sheekey (UCD) *Semifields and subspaces of matrices over finite fields*

Eoin Long (Oxford) *Recent results on set intersections*

Maura Paterson (Birbeck) *Reciprocally-weighted external difference families*

Daniel Horsley (Monash) *Symmetric coverings and the Bruck-Ryser-Chowla theorem*

Bettina Eick (Braunschweig) *The groups of order p ^{n}q*

Götz Pfeiffer (Galway) *Bisets and the double Burnside algebra of a finite group*

Ronan Egan (Rijeka) *Using groups to construct combinatorial structures and codes*

Rob Craigen (Manitoba) *Signed groups, cocycles, and orthogonal matrices*

Ann Trenk (Wellesley) *The distinguishing chromatic number and NG-graphs*

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