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Announcement

We are pleased to announce a semester in a range of topics in algebraic geometry. The program is a part of series of research oriented Simons Semesters at the Banach Center in Warsaw (Poland). The Targeted Grant to Institutes of Simons Foundation is administered at IMPAN (Institute of Mathematics of the Polish Academy of Sciences). Supplementary funding is provided by IMPAN and the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education (MNiSW).

One of the previous semesters also concerned algebraic geometry: miniPAGES (April 18-June 18, 2016). The list of other semesters is available here.

Application is now open!

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Application deadline: March 1, 2018 (with funding)
Aug 1, 2018 (without funding)

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Activities

In addition to the events listed below, weekly activities will be held at the Banach Center in Warsaw and at the University of Warsaw. These will include research seminars, lectures, and lecture series given by the leaders of our program. Participation of postdocs and PhD students will be especially encouraged.

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The following is the default schedule for October and November (weeks 5 through 13). A more detailed schedule will be available later.

Monday

10:30-12:00, IMPAN 408

Work in groups:

Hartshorne solvers

13:45-14:15, IMPAN 409

Tea

15:15-16:15, IMPAN 409

Tea and cake

Tuesday

10:30-12:00, IMPAN 403

Lecture course 1

(lecture courses span two weeks each)

13:45-14:15, IMPAN 409

Tea

14:15-15:15, IMPAN 321

Research talk 1

15:15-16:15, IMPAN 409

Tea and cake

15:45-16:45, IMPAN 408

Work in groups:

HoloDModAnPosCha

Wednesday

10:00-12:00, IMPAN 403

Work in groups:

Rigidity

13:00-14:30, IMPAN 403

Work in groups:

CoCoMan

13:45-14:15, IMPAN 409

Tea

15:15-16:15, IMPAN 409

Tea and cake

16:00-17:30, IMPAN 403

Work in groups:

PaRaCu

Thursday

10:00-11:30, IMPAN 408

Work in groups:

Hartshorne Solvers

12:00-12:45, MIMUW 5050

Research talk 2

lunch break at mimuw cafeteria

13:15-14:00, MIMUW 5050

Research talk 3

15:15-16:15, IMPAN 409

Tea and cake

Friday

10:30-12:00, IMPAN 403

Lecture course 2

(lecture courses span two weeks each)

12:00-13:00, IMPAN 403

Work in groups:
Secants

13:45-14:15, IMPAN 409

Tea

14:15-15:15, IMPAN 321

Research talk 4

15:15-16:15, IMPAN 409

Tea and cake

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Week I (Sep 1-8) Week II (Sep 10-14)

Week III (Sep 17-21) Week IV (Sep 24-28) Week V (Oct 1-5) Week VI (Oct 8-12)
Week VII (Oct 15-19)
Week VIII (Oct 22-26)
Week IX (Oct 29-31) (Nov 1st is a holiday in Poland)
Week X (Nov 5-9)
Week XI (Nov 12-16)
Week XII (Nov 19-23)
Week XIII (Nov 25-Dec 1st)

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The following are the research and study groups running during the VAT semester. Please contact the organizers listed below if you wish to join. Notes from the work group discussion (Sep 13) (contains contact email addresses for the groups)

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Accommodation

A map of nearby restaurants and cafes

How to Acknowledge the Semester

In publications an acknowledgement "This work was partially supported by the grant 346300 for IMPAN from the Simons Foundation and the matching 2015-2019 Polish MNiSW fund” would be appreciated.

Participants are also kindly asked to add a "Report number" to all publications posted on arxiv.org, which are related to participation in the Simons Semester Varieties: Arithmetic and Transformations in Warsaw Sep 1-Dec 1, 2018. The code to add is:

BCSim-2018-s09

One can add this code:
1) upon a submission of the paper,
2) upon submitting a revision,
3) without changing the paper.

For 1), and 2), one just adds the report number as a part of Metadata. For 3), in personal arxiv account, click "journal-ref" and add the code in the field "Report number".


Events

School

Arithmetic of Differential Equations

Sep 2–8, 2018

Łukęcin

School and workshop

Varieties and Group Actions

Sep 23–29, 2018

Warsaw

Contact: vat@impan.pl

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