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. The first lecture is planned to start on Monday at about 9:00 AM.

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 and participants. 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:

The workshop is planned to end around 1:00 PM on Saturday.

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.

The school is supported by: