LMS Midlands Regional Meeting

Online, hosted by the University of Lincoln
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Professor Delaram Kahrobaei (York), Dr Simon Smith (Lincoln), and Professor Alexandre Borovik (Manchester)

LMS Midlands Regional Meeting & Workshop 2021

The regional meeting on Wednesday, June 2nd will consists of three talks, by Professor Delaram Kahrobaei (York) on Group Theory and Cryptography, by Dr Simon Smith (Lincoln) on Totally Disconnected Locally Compact Groups, and by Professor Alexandre Borovik (Manchester) on Mathematics and Education. The last talk will be of a public lecture style, and this talk will be followed by a drinks reception and a poster session. The lectures are aimed at a general mathematical audience. All interested, whether LMS members or not, are most welcome to attend this event.

This day meeting takes place during the LMS Workshop on Profinite Groups and Related Aspects from 3-4 June 2021.

Programme (Wednesday, June 2nd)

13.30 – 13.45: LMS Welcome

13.45 – 14.45: Delaram Kahrobaei (University of York)

  • Cryptographic Multilinear Map via Pro-p Groups

14.45 – 15.15: tea & coffee break

15.15 – 16.15: Simon Smith (University of Lincoln)

  • A local-to-global complement to Bass-Serre Theory

16.30 – 17.30: Alexandre Borovik (University of Manchester)

  • Black Box Algebra and Homomorphic Encryption

17.40 – 18.10: Drinks reception and poster session

At the end of the poster session, there will be LMS Society Dinner at a nearby pub.

Regisration: Please register for your place by contacting the organisers: Anitha Thillaisundaram Please inform the organisers via email if you are interested in attending the dinner and advise of any dietary requirements. The price for the dinner is to be confirmed.

Travel Funding for Research Students and LMS Members: There are funds available to contribute in part to the expenses of members of the London Mathematical Society or research students registered at UK universities to attend the meeting and workshop. Requests for support, including an estimate of expenses, as well as all queries about the two events may be addressed to the organisers: Anitha Thillaisundaram

Location and Further Details: Available here