Boston College 2019

The Fall 2019 workshop took place at Boston College on September 20-22, 2019.
Support is provided by NSF and by Boston College.

Organizers: Dawei Chen, Qile ChenMaksym Fedorchuk, Brian Lehmann

Feedback survey: please fill out the feedback survey -- this is essential for securing NSF funding in the future.

Reimbursement: the reimbursement form is here.  Details about the reimbursement procedure can be found on the form.

Registration: Please complete the registration form by September 2, 2019.

Location: Here is a map of the Boston College campus.  The conference talks will take place in Devlin 008 (near the center of the campus map).  The Mathematics Department is located on the fifth floor of Maloney Hall.  

Transportation and parking: detailed maps and directions can be found here.

Abstracts: Please find the abstracts here.

Schedule:  The main lectures will be held at Devlin Hall 008 on the Boston College Campus.  All other locations will be identified on the schedule.

Friday September 20
 4:00-4:30pm Registration and coffee in Devlin 010
Anton Zorich: Bridges between flat and hyperbolic enumerative geometry (Video)
 6:30-7:30pm Women@AGNES dinner at Maloney Hall 560
(if you did not RSVP during registration, please email Brian)

Saturday September 21

 8:30-9:30am Registration and breakfast
 9:00-9:30am Pre-talk for graduate students only
 9:30-10:30am Sarah Koch: Irreducibility in complex dynamics (Video
 10:30-11:00am Coffee break
Benjamin Bakker: o-minimal GAGA and applications to Hodge theory (Video)
 12:00-1:30pm Lunch provided at Yawkey Murray Room (fourth floor of Yawkey Center)
 1:30-2:00pm Pre-talk for graduate students only
 2:00-3:00pm Ivan Cheltsov: K-stability of asymptotically log del Pezzo surfaces (Video
 3:00-3:30pm Coffee break
 3:30-4:30pm Jarod Alper: Evolution of Luna’s etale slice theorem (Video
 4:30-4:45pm Short break
 4:45-6:15pm Panel discussion on jobs in business, industry, and government: Matt Grimes and Cathy O'Neil
 6:15-7:00pm Break
 7:00-9:00pm Conference Banquet at Sichuan Gourmet in Brookline (cost around $20/person, please bring cash)

Sunday September 22
Pre-talk for graduate students only
 9:30-10:30am Izzet Coskun: Brill-Noether type theorems for moduli spaces of sheaves on surfaces (Video
 10:30-10:45am Short break
 10:45-11:45am Kenneth Ascher: Wall crossings for K-moduli spaces (Video
 11:45-12:00pm Short break
 12:00-1:00pm Alina Marian: On the Chow ring of holomorphic symplectic manifolds (Video

Hotel Information: The conference hotel is the new AC Hotel by Marriott Boston Cleveland Circle.

Dining: Updated information can be found here.

Childcare: The closest drop-in childcare center is Bright Horizons Brookline.  Please check beforehand to ensure availability and confirm pricing.

About AGNES: AGNES is a series of weekend workshops in algebraic geometry. One of our goals is to introduce graduate students to a broad spectrum of current research in algebraic geometry. AGNES is held twice a year at participating universities in the Northeast.