University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Saturday, October 7, 2017
10:00am-5:00pm (central time)



Parking info:

On Saturday you can park for free (except at metered and individually leased spaces) in the university parking garage, lot C7 on John Street. 
See the UI campus parking page here, campus parking map here, and see the google maps link here.  

UI Campus map page, which includes links to the local bus info and directions to campus. 

Wifi access:

Altgeld Hall has an eduroam wifi signal, which is the recommended method of connecting to the internet, assuming that your institution participates in this network.
Altgeld also has a less secure free public wifi signal IllinoisNet_Guest. After selecting this signal and opening a browser, follow the "Register a temporary guest account for 24 hour access to wireless network" link.

This GGD workshop is funded with the support of the U.S. National Science Foundation grants DMS 1107452, 1107263, 1107367 "RNMS: GEometric structures And Representation varieties" (the GEAR Network).

All talks will be in Altgeld Hall room 245. Coffee/cookies/refreshments will be served in Altgeld Hall room 239.

Arrival/coffee/conversation: 9:30am-10am

Talk 1: 10am-11am
Kenji Kozai
Deforming Sol structures on fibered 3-manifolds

Coffee break: 11am-11:30am

Talk 2: 11:30am-12:30pm
Joanna Furno
The Denjoy-Koksma Lemma and Convergence of the One-Sided Ergodic Hilbert Transform

Lunch break  12:30-2pm

Talk 3: 2pm-3pm
Shi Wang
Simplicial volume of nonpositively curved manifold

Coffee break 3-3:30pm

Talk 4: 3:30pm-4:30pm
Mark Pengitore
Translation-like actions of nilpotent groups