# Program

Below is a list of speakers. The abstracts for the talks can be found here.

## Minicourse Speakers

Speaker |
Affiliation |
Title |
---|---|---|

Bradd Hart | McMaster University | Continuous model theory and operator algebras |

Justin Moore | Cornell University | Groups of piecewise linear and piecewise projective homeomorphisms |

Roman Sasyk | Universidad de Buenos Aires | On the classification of Type III von Neumann Algebras |

Simon Thomas | Rutgers University | A descriptive view of unitary group representations |

Anush Tserunyan | UIUC | Countable Borel equivalence relations |

## Invited Speakers

Speaker |
Affiliation |
Title |
---|---|---|

Alessandro Carderi | TU Dresden | Ultraproducts of Betti numbers |

Ionut Chifan | University of Iowa | II_1 factors with non-isomorphic ultrapowers |

Clinton Conley | Carnegie Mellon University | Følner tilings via matchings |

Kristin Courtney | University of Virginia | Finite Dimensionally Normed Elements in an RFD C*-algebra |

Daniel Drimbe | UC San Diego | Prime II_1 factors arising from irreducible lattices in products of rank one simple Lie groups |

Isaac Goldbring | UC Irvine | Model theory of abelian C*-algebras |

Aleksandra Kwiatkowska | University of Muenster | Properties of groups of measurable functions |

Yash Lodha | EPFL | On the Tarski numbers of groups of piecewise projective homeomorphisms |

Martino Lupini | Cal Tech | A notion of dimension for inclusion of C^*-algebras, and applications (joint work with Eusebio Gardella and Mehrdad Kalantar) |

Andrew Marks | UCLA | Borel circle squaring |

Paul McKenney | Miami University in Ohio | Rigidity and nonrigidity of corona algebras |

Christian Rosendal | UIC | Coarse equivalence, topological couplings and a theorem of Gromov |

Marcin Sabok | McGill University | Hyperfiniteness of boundary actions of cubulated hyperbolic groups |

Thomas Sinclair | Purdue University | Robinson forcing in C*-algebras |

David Sherman | University of Virginia | Cardinal invariants for von Neumann algebras |

Slawek Solecki | UIUC | Dynamics of monoid actions on compact semigroups (and Ramsey theory) |

Gabor Szabo | University of Munster | On the classification of Rokhlin flows |

Aaron Tikuisis | University of Aberdeen | Quasidiagonality |

Andrew Toms | Purdue University | The complexity of the isomorphism problem for nuclear separable C*-algebras |

Asger Tornquist | University of Copenhagen | Characterizing Polish groups of finite type |

Robin Tucker-Drob | Texas A&M | Inner amenable groupoids and compact actions |

Todor Tsankov | Institut de Mathematiques de Jussieu–PRG | Model theory of measure-preserving actions |

Anatoly Vershik | St. Petersburg State University | RSK, representation of infinite symmetric group and Plancherel measure |

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