A four-day workshop on "Zeta functions of groups and related algebraic structures" will take place at the University of Padova, Italy, 22 - 25 September 2013.

The workshop will focus on recent developments involving zeta functions in group theory and cognate areas.


  • Probabilistic zeta functions
  • Representation growth
  • Subgroup and subring growth
  • Asymptotics of number fields
  • Lattice enumeration

Invited Speakers

  • M. Berman (Ort Braude, Israel)
  • Duong Hoang Dung (Bielefeld)
  • J. Gonzalez-Sanchez (Bilbao)
  • S. Kionke (Bonn)
  • J. Klüners (Paderborn)
  • B. Martin (Auckland)
  • A. Mann (Jerusalem)
  • U. Onn (Be'er Sheva)
  • M. Patassini (Padova)
  • T. Roßmann (Bielefeld)
  • C. Röver (Galway)
  • M. Schein (Bar-Ilan)
  • T. Weigel (Milano)
  • P. Zeiner (Bielefeld)

Organizing Committee

Local Organizers

  • Eleonora Crestani
  • Martino Garonzi

Contact Information

The conference e-mail address is: zetafunctionspadova2013@googlemail.com


  • PRIN "Teoria dei Gruppi ed Applicazioni 2009"
  • Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) Sonderforschungsbereich 701 "Spectral Structures and Topological Methods in Mathematics", Faculty of Mathematics, Bielefeld University
  • Dipartimento di Matematica - Università di Padova
  • INdAM-GNSAGA - Gruppo Nazionale per le Strutture Algebriche, Geometriche e le loro Applicazioni