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Special Session on Methods in Non-Semisimple Representation Categories. AMS Western Sectional Meeting, Fresno, CA. May 6, 2023. Title: “Brauer’s height zero conjecture: the buzz about the BHZ”.

Groups, Nilpotents, and Tensors. Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO. April 29, 2023. Title: “Some recent results on the local-global conjectures in character theory”.

Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach (MFO) Workshop on Representations of Finite Groups. Oberwolfach, Germany*. *April 17, 2023*. *Title: “Navarro’s Galois–McKay conjecture for the prime 2”.

Valencia Math Colloquium. University of Valencia, Spain. March 23, 2023. Title: “Character Tables and Brauer’s Legacy”.

Madrid Algebra Seminar. Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain. March 21, 2023. Title: “On Brauer’s height zero conjecture”.

Kempner Colloquium – University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO. (Feb 14, 2023). Title: “Character Tables and Brauer’s Legacy.”

Pacific Rim Mathematical Association Congress – Special Session on Representation Theory and Applications. Vancouver, Canada. (Dec 5, 2022). Title: “On Brauer’s Height Zero Conjecture.”

Rutgers Algebra Seminar – Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ. (Oct 19, 2022). Title: “Character Tables and Brauer’s Legacy.”

Mathematics Colloquium – Texas State University, San Marcos, TX. (Oct 7, 2022). Title: “Character Tables and Brauer’s Legacy.”

Rocky Mountain Algebraic Combinatorics Seminar, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO. (Sept 30, 2022). Title: “The Buzz About BHZ: The Life and Times of Brauer’s Height Zero Conjecture.”

Co-Organizer and Intro Speaker for Day on Classification of Finite Simple Groups, Young Group Theorists Workshop. SwissMAP Research Station, Les Diablerets, Switzerland. (Sept 6, 2022). Title: “Conjecture-Cracking with the Classification: Some Applications, New and Old, of the CFSG”. Swissmap_poster

Main Speaker, Group Theory in Florence, III. Florence, Italy. (June 30, 2022). Title: “The McKay-Navarro Conjecture and Character Tables: Everything is Better with Galois*“. *.

Main Speaker, Workshop on *Counting Conjectures and Beyond, *Program on *Groups, Representations, and Applications: New Perspectives.* Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge, UK. (May 10, 2022). Title: “The inductive McKay—Navarro conditions for the prime 2 and some groups of Lie type.” Video: https://www.newton.ac.uk/seminar/35786/

Binghamton Algebra Seminar. Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY. [Remote due to COVID19]. (April 27, 2021). Title: “The McKay–Navarro Conjecture: The Conjecture that Keeps on Giving!”.

Main Speaker, Finite Groups in Valencia. Remote in Valencia, Spain. (March 5, 2021). Title: “The McKay–Navarro Conjecture: The Conjecture that Keeps on Giving!”.

TU Kaiserslautern Algebra Seminar. Kaiserslautern, Germany [Remote due to COVID19]. (Jan 28, 2021). Title: “The inductive McKay–Navarro conditions for type C and the prime 2.”

Queen Mary University London Algebra and Number Theory Seminar. London, UK [Remote due to COVID19]. (Nov 11, 2020). Title: “The McKay–Navarro Conjecture: The Conjecture that Keeps on Giving!”.

Special Session on Group Representations and Related Topics – AMS Fall 2020 Eastern Sectional Meeting, Penn State [Remote due to COVID19]. (October 3, 2020). Title: “*Galois action on the principal block and generation of Sylow subgroups.*“.

Manchester Algebra Seminar, University of Manchester. Manchester, UK [Remote due to COVID19]. (May 5, 2020). Title: “Galois Action on the Principal Block and Generation of Sylow Subgroups”.

Women in Algebra and Symbolic Computation. Bad Dürkheim, Germany. (December 9, 2019). Title: “Prime Numbers and Character Degrees”.

Special Session on Groups and Their Representations – AMS Fall 2019 Eastern Sectional Meeting, Binghamton, NY. (October 12, 2019). Title: “Prime Numbers and Character Degrees”.

Seminar – Bergische Universität Wuppertal, Germany. (April 2, 2019.) Title: “Galois-Equivariant McKay Bijections”.

Oberwolfach Workshop on Representations of Finite Groups. Oberwolfach, Germany. March 25, 2019. Title: “Equivariant Galois-McKay Bijections for the Prime 2 and Some Groups of Lie Type”.

Algebra and Number Theory Seminar – University of Arizona. Tucson, AZ. November 27, 2018. Title: “Galois Actions and Classical Groups.”

Algebraic Lie Theory Seminar – University of Colorado, Boulder. Boulder, CO. October 16, 2018. Title: “Galois Actions and Classical Groups.”

Seminar – Bergische Universität Wuppertal, Germany. (August 8, 2018.) Title: “Galois Action on Characters”.

Seminar – MSRI Group Representation Theory and Applications, Berkeley, CA. (April 3, 2018). Title: “Character Values in Type A.”

Special Session on Structure and Representations of Groups – AMS Spring 2018 Central Sectional Meeting. Columbus, OH. (March 19, 2018). Title: “Galois Action on Characters and Navarro’s Sylow 2-Normalizer Conjectures”.

Academic Sponsors Day, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley, CA. (March 2, 2018). Title: “The Local-Global Philosophy in the Character Theory of Finite Groups.”

Connections for Women: MSRI Semester on Group Representation Theory and Applications, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA. (February 1, 2018). Title: “On the Galois Action on Characters and Navarro’s Sylow 2-Normalizer Conjectures”.

New Perspectives in the Representation Theory of Finite Groups, Banff International Research Station, Banff, Alberta, Canada. (October 17, 2017). Title: “On Galois Automorphisms Acting on Characters and Navarro’s Sylow 2-Normalizer Conjectures.”

CU Algebraic Lie Theory Seminar, University of Colorado – Boulder, Boulder, CO. (October 10, 2017). Title: “On the Action of Galois Automorphisms on Characters And Navarro’s Sylow 2-Normalizer Conjectures.”

Rocky Mountain Algebraic Combinatorics Seminar, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO. (September 22, 2017). Title: “On Galois Automorphisms Acting on Characters and Navarro’s Sylow 2-Normalizer Conjectures.”

Finite Simple Groups and Their Representations. Tucson, AZ. March 25, 2017. Title: *On Navarro’s Self-Normalizing Sylow 2-Subgroup Conjecture in Type A. *

Special Session on Group Representations and Cohomology – Joint Mathematics Meetings 2017. Atlanta, GA. January 4, 2017. Title: *On a Conjecture of Navarro and Self-Normalizing Sylow 2-Subgroups in Type A. *

Algebraic Lie Theory Seminar – University of Colorado, Boulder. Boulder, CO. November 15, 2016. Title: *Character Tables and Self-Normalising Sylow Subgroups: An Emphasis on Type A.*

Birmingham Algebra Seminar – University of Birmingham. Birmingham, United Kingdom. June 2, 2016. Title: *Maximal Subgroups and Irreducible Restrictions. *

Manchester Algebra Seminar – University of Manchester. Manchester, United Kingdom. May 31, 2016. Title: *Maximal Subgroups and Irreducible Restrictions. *

Workshop on Branching Problems for Reductive Groups – Institute Mittag-Leffler. Djursholm, Sweden. May 16-20, 2016. Title: *On the Irreducible Restriction Problem for SO(7,q).*

Special Session on What’s New in Group Theory – Joint Mathematics Meetings 2016. Seattle, WA. January 7, 2016. *Real Classes of Finite Special Unitary Groups.*

Mathematics Colloquium – Central Michigan University. Mt. Pleasant, MI. October 8, 2015. Title: *Galois Automorphisms and Characters.*

Algebraic Lie Theory Seminar – University of Colorado, Boulder. Boulder, CO. October 6, 2015. Title: *On the Action of Galois Automorphisms on Characters of Groups of Lie Type*.

Group Theory Seminar. RWTH Aachen. Aachen, Germany. June 23, 2015. Title:* Bounding Group Orders with Character Degrees. *

Representation Theory Seminar. Technische Universität Kaiserslautern. Kaiserslautern, Germany. June 11, 2015. Title*: Finite Groups with Characters of Large Degree. *

Rocky Mountain Algebraic Combinatorics Seminar. Colorado State University. Ft. Collins, CO. May 8, 2015. Title: *Maximal Subgroups and Irreducible Restrictions.*

Oberwolfach Workshop on Representations of Finite Groups. Oberwolfach, Germany. April 8, 2015. Title: *Self-Normalizing Sylow 2-Subgroups and**Galois Automorphisms: Type A in Characteristic Two.*

Algebra and Logic Seminar. University of Denver. Denver, CO. April 3, 2015. Title: *Character Tables and Self-Normalizing Sylow Subgroups. *

Algebraic Lie Theory Seminar. University of Colorado. Boulder, Colorado. October 28, 2014. Title: *Counting Conjectures in the Representation Theory of Finite Groups.*

Special Session on Cohomology and Representation Theory of Groups and Related Structures – AMS Fall 2014 Central Sectional Meeting. Eau Claire, WI. September 21, 2014. Title: *Self-Normalizing Sylow 2-Subgroups and Galois Automorphisms: Type A in Characteristic Two.*

BIRS Workshop on Global/Local Conjectures in Representation Theory of Finite Groups. Banff, Alberta, Canada. March 20, 2014. Title: *Self-Normalizing Sylow Subgroups and Galois Automorphisms: A Reduction.* Video available here

Mathematics Colloquium – Kent State University. Kent, OH. February 27, 2014. Title: *Maximal Subgroups and the Irreducible Restriction Problem.*

Mathematics Colloquium – College of William and Mary. Williamsburg, VA. February 21, 2014. Title:* Getting Back to the Group: Representation Theory and the Structure of Finite Groups.*

Southwest Group Theory Day. Tucson, AZ. November 2, 2013. Title: *Self-Normalizing Sylow 2-Subgroups and Odd Characters Fixed by Galois Automorphisms*. Abstract: Available here.

Special Session on p-Local Group Theory, Fusion Systems, and Representation Theory – AMS Fall Central Sectional Meeting 2013. St. Louis, MO. October 19-20, 2013. Title: *Odd Characters and Self-Normalizing Sylow 2-Subgroups.* Abstract: Available here.

Special Session on Groups, Representations, and Applications – Joint Mathematics Meetings 2013. San Diego, CA. January 11, 2013. Title: *Sp(6, 2^a) is `Good` for the McKay, Alperin Weight, and Related Local-Global Conjectures*. Abstract: Avalaible here.

AWM Poster Session – Joint Mathematics Meetings 2013. San Diego, CA. January 11, 2013. Title: *Cross-characteristic Representations of Sp(6, 2^a) and their Restrictions to Maximal Subgroups. *Abstract: Available here.

Special Session on Representations of Groups and Algebras – AMS Fall 2012 Western Sectional Meeting. Tucson, AZ. October 28, 2012. Title: * On the Largest Irreducible Representations of the Finite Unitary Groups.* Abstract: Avalaible here.

Poster Session – University of Washington Summer School and Conference on Cohomology and Support in Representation Theory. Seattle, WA. August 1, 2012. Title: *Cross-characteristic Representations of Sp(6, 2^a) and their Restrictions to Maximal Subgroups.*

Special Session on Linear and Permuation Representations – AMS Spring 2012 Western Sectional Meeting. Honolulu, HI. March 3, 2012. Title:* Cross-characteristic Representations of Sp(6, 2^a) and their Restrictions to Maximal Subgroups. *