School and Workshop

Varieties and Group Actions


 
September 23 – 29, 2018
Warsaw, Poland

Part of the program Varieties: Arithmetic and Transformations at IMPAN

The event will start with three series of lectures which will take place from Monday to Wednesday.

Confirmed lecturers:

The titles of lecture series are provisional.

In the second part of the week (Thursday-Saturday) there will be a workshop devoted to more advanced research topics presented by invited speakers. Afternoons will be devoted to discussion groups. Possible subjects: Mori Dream Spaces, torus actions, homogeneous spaces, contact Fano manifolds, Hilbert schemes, rational curves on manifolds, secant varieties, tensor and Waring ranks with their applications.

Confirmed speakers:

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Application deadline: June 15, 2018 (to be considered for funding)

Schedule:

Mon Sep 24Tue Sep 25Wed Sep 26Thu Sep 27Fri Sep 28Sat Sep 29

9:30-9:40 Welcome
9:40-10:30 Brion
break
10:45-11:35 Castravet
break
11:50-12:40 Teitler
lunch
14:30-15:30 Discussion session: Brion
break
15:50-16:40 Five minute talks

9:30-10:20 Teitler
break
10:40-11:30 Brion
break
11:50-12:40 Castravet
lunch
14:30-15:30 Discussion session: Teitler
break
15:50-16:40 Discussion session: Castravet

9:30-10:20 Castravet
break
10:40-11:30 Teitler
break
11:50-12:40 Brion
free afternoon

9:30-10:20 Hwang
break
10:40-11:30 Altmann
break
11:50-12:40 Hering
lunch
14:30-15:30 Postinghel
break
15:50-16:40 Suess

9:30-10:20 Sturmfels
break
10:40-11:30 Casagrande
break
11:50-12:40 Landsberg
lunch
14:30-15:30 Liendo
break
15:50-16:40 Bernardi

9:30-10:20 Cantat
break
10:40-11:30 Wrobel
break
11:50-12:40 Laface

Venue: all lectures and talks will take place at Mathematics Institute of Polish Academy of Sciences (IM PAN) located at Śniadeckich 8 in Warsaw.

Organizers: Jarosław Buczyński (Institute of Mathematics, Polish Academy of Sciences), Nathan Ilten (Simon Fraser University), Tomasz Mańdziuk (University of Warsaw), Jarosław Wiśniewski (University of Warsaw)

All inquiries should be directed to Tomasz Mańdziuk, t.mandziuk [at] gmail [dot] com.

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