Chicago Action Now!

Rotating Chicagoland workshop on
dynamical systems, group actions, and related topics

Saturday, November 19

University of Chicago


Aaron Brown, Sebastian Hurtado, Amie Wilkinson


  • David Dumas (UIC)
  • Alex Furman (UIC)
  • Sebastian Hurtado (uChicago)
  • Nicole Looper (Northwestern)

Schedule of Talks

(Click title for abstract)

9:30 Coffee and refreshments
10:00 David Dumas Geometry and topology of complex Anosov domain quotients
Nicole Looper Arboreal Galois Representations of Higher Degree Polynomials and Odoni's Conjecture
12:00 Break for lunch
Sebastian Hurtato
New Ideas on Zimmer's conjecture
Alex Furman
Measured Group Theory—a short overview

All talks will take place in Room 133 of Eckhart Hall in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Chicago.  

Travel information:

  • Free street parking near the department is abundant on the weekend
  • You may take the Red line to Garfield station and take the 55 bus
  • You may take the 6 bus from the loop to 56th street and take the 55 bus or walk (1 mile)
  • You may take the Metra from downtown to 55/56 station and walk (.8 mile)

Contact Information

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