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Algebraic Geometry: Last Week of Program May 18, 2009 - May 22, 2009
Parent Program: Algebraic Geometry
Organizers William Fulton (University of Michigan), Joe Harris (Harvard University), Brendan Hassett (Rice University), János Kollár (Princeton University), Sándor Kovács* (University of Washington), Robert Lazarsfeld (University of Michigan), and Ravi Vakil (Stanford University)
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May 18, 2009
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Rationality of Gromov-Witten Varieties
Anders Buch (Rutgers University)
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Fano Varieties and Asymptotics of Cohomology
Burt Totaro (University of Cambridge)
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
  On Universal Covers and Fundamental Groups
Ravi Vakil (Stanford University)
May 19, 2009
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Old and New Information on the FIbers of Generic Linear Projections
David Eisenbud (MSRI - Mathematical Sciences Research Institute)
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Differential Forms on Singular Spaces, Extension Theorems And Applications
Stefan Kebekus
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
  Rational Points of Varieties over Functional Fields
Brendan Hassett (Brown University)
May 20, 2009
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Mild Singularities
Sándor Kovács (University of Washington)
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Varieties with a Twist
Dan Abramovich
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
  Open Problems in the Moduli Theory of Varieties of General Type
János Kollár (Princeton University)
May 21, 2009
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Hypergeometic Families
Laura Matusevich
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Stacks and their Applications: Some Recent History and Open Questions
Max Lieblich
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
  Towards Abundance and the Existence of Log Terminal Models
James McKernan (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
May 22, 2009
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Old and New Perspectives on Higher Dimensional Classification
Miles Reid