Upstate Descriptive Set Theory and Group Theory Day

Tuesday November 28, 2017 1pm - 6pm

Binghamton University, SUNY


This one-day meeting aims to bring together researchers from around New York State who are interested in Descriptive Set Theory and Group Theory. The meeting will consist of four talks and some time for discussions.

Those interested in attending should contact one of the organizers by email to register; the email addresses may be found below. Limited funding to attend the meeting will be available for graduate students and other young participants. If you would like to apply for funding, please let organizers know when you register.

Registration deadline: November 13



The meeting will be held at Binghamton University in Whitney Hall on Tuesday November 28, 2017 in room 100E. You may park in the Binghamton University Parking Garage.




1:00 - 2:00 Casey Donoven Building Homeomorphisms of Fractal Inverse Systems
2:00 - 3:00 Matthew Zaremsky Almost-automorphisms of trees, self-similarity and finiteness properties of groups
3:00- 3:30 Coffee break
3:30 - 4:30 Mahmood EtedadiAliabadi Generic behavior of measure preserving transformations and representations of the group of measurable functions
4:30 - 5:30 Viktor Kiss Random elements of non-locally compact Polish groups