The workshop brought together experts in finite group theory, _L_2-cohomology, measured group theory, the theory of lattices in Lie groups, probability and topology. The common object of interest was residually finite groups, that each field investigates from a different angle.
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George Glauberman, Damien Gaboriau, Fritz Grunewald, Actions and Invariants of Residually Finite Groups: Asymptotic Methods. Oberwolfach Rep. 7 (2010), no. 3, pp. 2335–2391DOI 10.4171/OWR/2010/40