Group Actions and Low-Dimensional Topology
July 3 – July 7, 2023

This conference is part of a thematic program on geometric group theory and low-dimensional geometry and topology organized by the Agol Lab at ICMAT. Registration for the conference is now closed.

All talks will be at Espacio Cultural.



Slides from talks

Lightning Talks


Local Information


Carolyn Abbott
  Brandeis University
Ian Agol
  University of California, Berkeley
Mladen Bestvina
  University of Utah
Martin Bridgeman
  Boston College
Peter Feller
  ETH Zurich
Giovanni Italiano
  Scuola Normale Superiore
Sara Maloni
  University of Virginia
Conchita Martínez-Pérez
  Universidad de Zaragoza
Filippo Mazzoli
  University of Virginia
Irene Pasquinelli
  University of Bristol
Lisa Piccirillo
Joan Porti
  Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Jacob Russell
 Rice University
Radmila Sazdanovic
  North Carolina State University
Alessandro Sisto
 Heriot-Watt University
Karen Vogtmann
 University of Warwick

LOCATION: El Barco de Ávila, Spain     PHOTO CREDIT: Fotografia-Artega

Location and transport:

El Barco de Ávila is a small village about 180km to the west of Madrid, at the foot the Gredos mountain range. Registered participants should have received an email about tranportation from Madrid to the village. If you did not receive the message please email the organizers.


The rooms that were blocked for the conference have all been booked. However, Barco de Ávila is a small town and any hotel room you book will be close to the conference.


We currently have no more funding.

Organizing Committee:

Javier Aramayona (ICMAT)
Jeff Brock (Yale)
Ken Bromberg (Utah)
Viveka Erlandsson (Bristol)
Chris Leininger (Rice)
Marithania Silvero (Sevilla)

Sponsoring Organizations: