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Young Geometric Group Theory V

Karlsruhe, February 15-19, 2016.

The conference series "Young Geometric Group Theory" was initiated by Piotr Przytycki in 2012. This international yearly event aims to bring together young researchers in geometric group theory, to provide advanced training and an occation to get to know each other.
We are happy to welcome everybody in Karlsruhe where the fifth edition will take place.

Here is the up to date schedule.

conference picure

Some of you shared pictures with us. Thank you! We will collect them and put them in the following folder:
YGGT5 pictures


The next edition will take place in Oxford March 20-24, 2017. Learn more about it here.

Sunday evening social event

If you are bored on Sunday evening you may come to the Litfaß Pub at 8pm.
There's a table reserved for us (reservation code "Schwer").
Click here for details

Minicourse speakers

Alessandra Iozzi, ETH Zürich
Lee Mosher, Rutgers University
Karen Vogtmann, Warwick
Martin Bridson, Oxford

Other speakers

Khalid Bou Rabee, CCNY New York
Spencer Dowdall, Vanderbilt University
Camille Horbez, University of Rennes 1
Michael Hull, UIC Chicago
Kathryn Mann, University of California Berkeley
Chen Meiri, Technion Haifa
Doron Puder, Princeton
Nicholas Touikan, Stevens Institute of Technology, New Jersey
Ric Wade, The University of British Columbia


Speakers and participants with small children are welome to bring the children and/or family to YGGT 5. We will be organizing daycare if needed. Just let us know upon registration that you would like to bring family and we will contact you to discuss further details.

Past years

Previous editions of the series took place in

Będlewo (January 2012),
Haifa (February 2013),
Luminy (January 2014),
Spa (January 2015).


Petra Schwer, Dawid Kielak, Sebastian Hensel

Scientific Committee

Cornelia Drutu (chair)
Tara Brendle, Tsachik Gelander, Mark Hagen, Aditi Kar, Chris Leininger, Alden Walker

Diese Konferenz findet im Rahmen des GGT-Seminars (LVNr. 0122100) statt.