The Southwestern Group Theory Day

To be held at the University of Arizona, Tucson

Saturday, November 8, 2008




Scheduled Speakers: For the current schedule and a list of titles, click here.
Frauke Bleher, University of Iowa

James Cossey, University of Akron
Robert Guralnick, University of Southern California
Selin Kalaycioglu, University of Arizona
Michael Kinyon, University of Denver
Hung Ngoc Nguyen, Michigan State University
J.D. Phillips, Wabash College
Kyle Pula, University of Denver
Petr Vojtechovsky, University of Denver
Aaron Wootton, University of Portland

All of the talks will be in room 501 of the Math Building on the University of Arizona campus. The address is 617 N Santa Rita Ave. For an interactive map of campus, click here.

The Four Points Sheraton at 1900 East Speedway in Tucson is the closest hotel (about a 10-15 minute walk to the math building). There are plenty of other options for housing near campus as well, so feel free to search them out on the internet.

Local Information and Travel:
The campus and the Four Points Hotel are about 9 miles from the airport, which would make for about a $25 cab ride. There are also shuttles and public buses available.
There are numerous restaurants within short walking distance of both the hotel and math building.
For a list of things to do in Tucson, check here. Some local favorites include the Desert Museum, Sabino Canyon, and Mount Lemmon and Summerhaven.

Contact: Please feel free to contact Stephen Gagola III ( or Klaus Lux ( with any questions.