About the Conference

The second edition of the GABY conference will take place
at the University of Milano-Bicocca (Milan, Italy) from June 15th through June 19th, 2020.

WARNING: GABY2020 has been postponed to Spring 2021 due to Covid-19 emergency.

Any update will be advertised on this webpage. If you want to stay up to date by e-mail, please read here.

The conference is aimed mainly at young researchers working in group theory, algebras and related topics.


The conference will offer three mini-courses (5h/course).

"An introduction to p-modular representations of p-adic groups"
by Ramla Abdellatif, University of Picardie Jules Verne.

"Cayley Graphs, Growth, and Amenability"
by James Belk, University of St Andrews. (to be confirmed)

"Growth of groups and of group endomorphisms"
by Anna Giordano Bruno, University of Udine.

You can find personal websites of the plenary speakers and abstracts of the courses at the Speakers section.

Scientific Committee: Ilaria Castellano, Gianmarco Chinello, Claudio Quadrelli.

Organizers: Elena Campedel, Giulia dal Verme, Luca Di Gravina, Islam Foniqi, Davide Perego.


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Department of Mathematics
(University of Milano-Bicocca)

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Plenary Speakers

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Ramla Abdellatif

Personal website

"An introduction to
p-modular representations of p-adic groups"

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James Belk (to be confirmed)

Personal website

"Cayley Graphs, Growth,
and Amenability"

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Anna Giordano Bruno

Personal website

"Growth of groups and
of group endomorphisms"


We have created a mailing list with the contacts of all people who had registered for the conference before April 2020. If you want to receive information about GABY directly per e-mail, please send a message to gaby2020milan@gmail.com so that you will be included in the list. In particular, you will be notified as soon as the registration will be open again.


Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca

Building: TBA

Somewhere in Piazza della Scienza, Milan, Italy

Please see the FAQ for more information on how to reach the location.


By Subway: BICOCCA station of the M5 line is the closest: 5' walk far from Piazza della Scienza (the conference venue) and the Department of Mathematics.
For further information on the public transit network in Milan check on ATM website.

By Train: GRECO-PIRELLI train station is the closest: almost in front of Piazza della Scienza (the conference venue) and the Department of Mathematics.
The ticket for the urban public transport is still valid inside the urban rail network (Mi1-Mi3 zone).

  • From Porta Garibaldi station, which is also a metro stop of the M5 line, suburban and local trains reaching Greco-Pirelli in 6' leave every 10-15 minutes.
  • From Centrale station the easiest way to get to the venue is by subway: take M3 line to Zara station, then change to M5 line.
  • Suburban and local trains to Greco-Pirelli also depart from Lambrate station, Forlanini station and Rogoredo station.
For the train schedule and further information check on Trenord website.

By Airplane: if you land at Malpensa Airport, the Malpensa Express train connects both terminals with Porta Garibaldi station and Centrale station - check the schedule here. Several bus services connect Linate Airport and Orio al Serio Airport with the city centre (with Centrale station as final destination).

Here you find the list (to be updated) of hotels near the University:

The above suggested options of accommodation are all (more or less) within walking distance from the University. However, there are many other possibilities closer to the city centre, considering that Bicocca is well-connected by public transport.

Contact Us

For any additional information please contact us at the following email address gaby2020milan@gmail.com.