In February 2016 we will organize an international conference on "New Pathways between Group Theory and Model Theory - A conference in memory of Rüdiger Göbel (1940 - 2014)". The conference will take place in the conference center "Die Wolfsburg" in Mülheim an der Ruhr from February 1st till February 4th, 2016 and is dedicated to Professor Dr. Rüdiger Göbel who passed away in 2014.

The conference will focus on the interaction between Group Theory and Model Theory with an emphasis on Abelian Group Theory. Other main topics will include the interactionbetween permutation groups, semigroups and model theory.

There will be several talks by invited senior and young speakers including Igor Dolinka, Laszlo Fuchs, Salma Kuhlmann, Dugald Macpherson, Luigi Salce, Jan Trlifaj, John Truss, and Martin Ziegler as well as Gabor Braun, Artem Chernikov, Katharina Dupont, Antongiulio Fornasiero, Ketao Gong, Itay Kaplan, Fatameh Karimi, and Ebru Solak.