MIT 2011

The Spring 2011 workshop will take place  on Saturday/Sunday, April 2nd-3rd, with a special lecture on Friday afternoon, April 1st.

Registration deadline: February 25.

Davesh Maulik, James McKernan and Chenyang Xu

The conference will be funded by the NSF and MIT.

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Useful links: Schedule, Abstracts, Map, Video, Problems

Poster session: We will hold a poster session, most probably on Saturday afternoon. 

Financial support: We will try to cover travel costs for everyone (excluding air fares), with preference given to junior participants. Graduate students who are applying for the first time, should ask their advisor to send a short email of support (one paragraph) to one of the organizers.

Registration: Please register at the registration page. The registration deadline is Friday February 25th.

Conference Hotel: Hyatt Regency Cambridge, 575 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA 02139


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.

Scientific Committee:
Dan Abramovich (Brown),
Joe Harris (Harvard), Aise Johan de Jong (Columbia),
Mikhail Kapranov (Yale), János Kollár (Princeton), James McKernan (MIT)

Organizing committee: Dan Abramovich (Brown),  Arend Bayer (UConn), Alexander Braverman (Brown), Sam Grushevsky (Stony Brook), Paul Hacking (UMass Amherst), Milena Hering (UConn), Mikhail Kapranov (Yale),  James McKernan (MIT), Sam Payne (Yale), Jason Starr (Stony Brook), Jenia Tevelev (UMass Amherst).