“New Frontiers in Representation Theory”


International Conference,
dedicated to the 70th birthday of Professor Grigori Olshanski
Skoltech / January 8-10, 2019

The Conference is organized by the
Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology

Igor Krichever, Andrei Okounkov

The talks will be at Skoltech (1 Nobel str., 3rd floor of Red Building, room 351)

Invited speakers:

  • Alexei Borodin / Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Alexey Bufetov / Hausdorff Center for Mathematics
  • Alexandre Kirillov / University of Pennsylvania
  • Alexander Molev / University of Sydney
  • Yurii Neretin / University of Vienna
  • Leonid Petrov / Northeastern University
  • Vera Serganova / University of California Berkeley
  • Anatoly Vershik / Steklov Mathematical Institute, St.Petersburg


Participants are kindly requested to complete the online registration form (registration complete)


January 9th // Wednesday 11:00 – 12:00 Alexandre Kirillov Representations of the group of unitriangular matrices over a finite field
12:00 – 13:00 Alexander Molev Quantum immanants, Bethe subalgebras and Sugawara operators
14:30 – 15:30 Alexei Borodin Stochastic vertex models
15:30 – 16:30 Vera Serganova Finite W algebras and Yangians of type Q
January 10th // Thursday 11:00 – 12:00 Anatoly Vershik Does Representation Theory of the countable groups so hopeless? Are there useful conections of it?
12:00 – 13:00 Leonid Petrov Yang-Baxter equations and stochastic systems
14:30 – 15:30 Yurii Neretin Representations of infinite symmetric group and constructions of topological field theory type
15:30 – 16:30 Alexey Bufetov Representations of classical groups: two growth regimes

Please find more details in Russian in this link

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