Workshop on Sofic and Hyperlinear Groups and the Connes Embedding Conjecture, June 10 – 21, 2013

Workshop on Sofic and Hyperlinear Groups and the Connes Embedding Conjecture

June 10 to June 21 at UFSC Florianopolis, Brazil

http://mtm.ufsc.br/~daemi/soficworkshop/

Organizers: Daniel Gonçalves, Vladimir Pestov

Scientific Activity: The workshop will consist of a 20-hour course taught by Valerio Capraro and Martino Lupini, as well as contributed talks from other speakers in areas broadly related to the main topic of the workshop (functional analysis, dynamical systems, operator algebras, etc.). The working languages of the workshop will be English and Portuguese.

Funding: We have secured funds through Capes (project PVE 085/2012) to partially support speakers. If you wish to give a talk, please send an email to one of the organizers.

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