The conference will focus on algebraic groups, their structural properties, cohomology, representation theory, in positive characteristic as well as in characteristic zero. The "related objects" will include quantum groups, Cherednik algebras, restricted Lie algebras, D-modules, Harish-Chandra bimodules, super Lie algebras, symplectic reflection algebras.

A few slots are left open for contributed talks. If you would like to make a contribution, please, let us know.

Speakers include

Gwyn Bellamy (Glasgow)
Amiram Braun (Haifa)
Giovanna Carnovale (Padova)
Stephen Donkin (York)
Stephen Doty (Loyola University Chicago)
Karin Erdmann (Oxford)
Fabio Gavarini (Rome, Tor Vergata)
Shrawan Kumar (Chapel Hill)
Gunter Malle (Kaiserslautern)
Carl Mautner (MPIM Bonn)
Daniel K. Nakano (Athens, Georgia)
Paolo Papi (Rome, La Sapienza)
Alison Parker (Leeds)
Brian Parshall (Charlottesville)
Simon Riche (Clermont-Ferrand II)
Dmitriy Rumynin (Warwick)
Wolfgang Soergel (Freiburg)

Heart of the City
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The conference will begin at 09:00 on Monday (08.09.14) and end at around 14:00 on Friday (12.09.14).
The conference dinner will take place on Thursday evening at the Hotel Schwarzer Bär.

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Conference site

The conference location is the Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Germany. The talks will be held in the lecture hall 6, Carl-Zeiss-Str. 3 at the campus of the University of Jena (Ernst-Abbe-Platz) which is located in the heart of the city.

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All participants (apart form the invited speakers) are asked to arrange their own hotel reservation. We have made pre-reservations for reduced prices in a number of hotels in Jena. See accommodation for further information.

A view of the Wagnergasse
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Organisation and contact

The conference is organised by Burkhard Külshammer and Oksana Yakimova (Jena). See contact for further information.

If you would like to attend the conference, please complete the registration form before August 3, 2014 . If you would like to contribute a talk, please submit the title and a short abstract preferably before July 20, 2014. Please use the link that you will get after registration.

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Financial support

The conference is supported by the DFG Priority Program SPP1388 "Representation Theory". There will be no conference fee and we are able to cover local expenses and partially travel of a few graduate students and postdocs. If you are interested, please send an e-mail to Oksana Yakimova at algdar2014@uni-jena.de.