Buildings, Groups and Algebras

Ghent, 14 – 15 October 2005

A conference in honour of Jacques Tits
on the occasion of his 75th birthday

Organizers: B. Mühlherr and H. Van Maldeghem

Schedule of Talks

Friday, October 14
14:00h - 14:15h Opening
14:15h - 15:15h Jean-Pierre Serre : Principal A1-subgroups of semisimple groups
  Coffee break
15:45h - 16:45h Tom De Medts : Moufang sets
17:00h - 18:00h Bertrand Rémy : Induction cocycle and the normal subgroup property for lattices of twin buildings
19:30 Conference Dinner
Saturday, October 15
10:00h - 11:00h Gopal Prasad : Some recent applications of the Bruhat-Tits theory to harmonic analysis and the representation theory
  Coffee break
11:20h - 12.20h Pierre-Emmanuel Caprace : "Abstract" homomorphisms of split Kac-Moody groups
13:30h - 14:30h Richard Weiss : On the Bruhat-Tits classification of affine buildings

(last update: August 27, 2005)