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Yale University 2016

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 the participating universities in the Northeast.

AGNES Spring 2016 will take place Friday, April 8 through Sunday, April 10.

Registration deadline: TBA

Organizers: 
Asher Auel, Jose Gonzalez and Sam Payne

This conference is made possible by support from the NSF, the Yale math department, and the Yale Provost office.



Speakers: 



Schedule


The rooms for the lectures will be confirmed closer to the time of the workshop. The rooms for the reception and the conference dinner will be also confirmed closer to the time of the workshop
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Friday April 8 (Unconfirmed schedule)

 3:30-4:30Registration and coffee
 4:30-6:00   
TBA: TBA


Saturday April 9 (Unconfirmed schedule)

 8:00-9:00
Breakfast    
 9:00-10:00   
TBA: TBA.   
 10:00-10:30Coffee break
 10:30-11:00Pre-talk (grad students only)
 11:00-12:00TBA: TBA
 12:00-13:30Lunch
 13:30-14:00Pre-talk (grad students only)
 14:00-15:00TBA: TBA
 15:00-15:30
Coffee break    
 15:30-16:30
TBA: TBA.   
 16:30-17:00Refreshments break
 17:00-18:00TBA
 19:00-Conference Banquet


Sunday April 10 (Unconfirmed schedule)

 8:00-9:00
Breakfast    
 9:00-10:00   
TBA: TBA.   
 10:00-10:30Coffee break
 10:30-11:00Pre-talk (grad students only)
 11:00-12:00TBA: TBA


The pre-talks are meant to provide graduate students with background which will be helpful for the lecture. Those with PhDs are not allowed to attend.

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 e-mail of support (one paragraph) to Sam Payne.


Registration:
 Registration will soon be open.


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 the participating universities in the Northeast.

Scientific committeeDan Abramovich (Brown), Joe Harris (Harvard), Aise Johan de Jong (Columbia), Mikhail Kapranov (Yale), János Kollár (Princeton), Robert Lazarsfeld (Stony Brook University), James McKernan (UCSD).

Organizing committee:
 Dan Abramovich (Brown), Alexander Braverman (Brown), Dawei Chen (Boston College), Ron Donagi (UPenn), Maksym Fedorchuk (Boston College), Antonella Grassi (UPenn), Sam Grushevsky (Stony Brook), Paul Hacking (UMass Amherst),  Mikhail Kapranov (Yale), Radu Laza (Stony Brook), Stephen Lichtenbaum (Brown), Alina Marian (Northeastern), Tony Pantev (UPenn), Sam Payne (Yale), Jason Starr (Stony Brook), Jenia Tevelev (UMass Amherst).

Past members of the organizing committee: Arend Bayer (UConn/Edinburgh), Milena Hering (UConn/Edinburgh), James McKernan (UCSD).


Photo by flickr user altopower, licensed under Creative Commons-By Attribution-No Derivatives.


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