NCTS (South) Math. / NCKU Math. / NSYSU Appl. Math. DATE 2010-06-03 TIME 16:10-17:00 PLACE R204, 2F, NCTS, NCKU RECEPTION SPEAKER Prof. Shih-Chang Huang¡]¶À¥@©÷±Ð±Â¡^ TITLE Characters of parabolic subgroups of $^2F_4(q)$ and applications ABSTRACT In this talk, we discuss how to construct the characters of parabolic subgroups of $^2F_4(q)$. One of applications, we can use these character tables to verify the Dade conjecture. Also, I will report on the current progress and present some new results on Dade's conjecture.