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Connections For Women: Joint Workshop on Commutative Algebra and Cluster Algebras August 22, 2012 - August 24, 2012
Registration Deadline: August 22, 2012 about 2 years ago
To apply for Funding you must register by: June 03, 2012 over 2 years ago
Parent Program: Commutative Algebra
Organizers Claudia Polini (University of Notre Dame), Idun Reiten (Norwegian University of Science and Technology), Karen Smith (University of Michigan), and Lauren Williams* (University of California, Berkeley)
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Description

This workshop will present basic notions from Commutative Algebra and Cluster Algebras, with a particular focus on providing background material. Additionally, the workshop aims to encourage and facilitate the exchange of ideas between researchers in Commutative Algebra and researchers in Cluster Algebras.

Accommodation:

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Rose Garden Inn. Reservations may be made by calling 1-800-992-9005 OR directly on their website. Click on Corporate at the bottom of the screen and when prompted enter code MATH (this code is not case sensitive). By using this code a new calendar will appear and will show MSRI rate on all room types available.

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hotel Durant. Please mention MSRI and the workshop name when making reservations via phone, fax or e-mail. If you are making your reservations on line, please go to this link and choose your dates of stay. The cut-off date for reservations is  Midnight on the day of Monday, July 30, 2012. The rate is $120 per night plus tax.

 


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To apply for funding, you must register by the funding application deadline displayed above.

Students, recent Ph.D.'s, women, and members of underrepresented minorities are particularly encouraged to apply. Funding awards are typically made 6 weeks before the workshop begins. Requests received after the funding deadline are considered only if additional funds become available.

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MSRI has preferred rates at the Rose Garden Inn, depending on room availability. Reservations may be made by calling 1-800-992-9005 OR directly on their website. Click on Corporate at the bottom of the screen and when prompted enter code MATH (this code is not case sensitive). By using this code a new calendar will appear and will show the MSRI rate on all room types available.

MSRI has preferred rates at the Hotel Durant. Reservations may be made by calling 1-800-238-7268. When making reservations, guests must request the MSRI preferred rate. If you are making your reservations on line, please go to this link and enter the promo/corporate code 123MSRI. Our preferred rate is $139 per night for a Deluxe Queen/King, based on availability.

MSRI has preferred rates of $149 - $189 plus tax at the Hotel Shattuck Plaza, depending on room availability. Guests can either call the hotel's main line at 510-845-7300 and ask for the MSRI- Mathematical Science Research Inst. discount; or go to www.hotelshattuckplaza.com and click Book Now. Once on the reservation page, click “Promo/Corporate Code“ and input the code: msri.

MSRI has preferred rates of $110 - $140 at the Berkeley Lab Guest House, depending on room availability. Reservations may be made by calling 510-495-8000 or directly on their website. Select “I am an individual traveler affiliated with MSRI”.

Additional lodging options may be found on our short term housing page.

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Aug 22, 2012
Wednesday
09:00 AM - 09:15 AM
  Welcome
09:15 AM - 10:15 AM
  Mini Course: Basics of Cluster Algebras
Lauren Williams (University of California, Berkeley)
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
  Coffee Break
10:45 AM - 11:35 AM
  Duality for Koszul Homology over Gorenstein Rings
Claudia Miller (Syracuse University)
11:35 AM - 12:30 PM
  Poster Session I
12:30 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 02:50 PM
  Cluster algebras, quiver mutation and triangulations.
Karin Baur
02:50 PM - 03:30 PM
  Poster Session II
03:30 PM - 05:00 PM
  Wine and cheese social
Aug 23, 2012
Thursday
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  Mini Course: Basics of Cluster Algebras
Lauren Williams (University of California, Berkeley)
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  Coffee Break
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  Discussion session for the Mini Course
Kelli Talaska
12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
  Lunch
01:30 PM - 02:20 PM
  Minimal components over certain binomial ideals
Irena Swanson (Reed College)
02:30 PM - 03:20 PM
  Hilbert-Kunz multiplicity and Hilbert-Kunz slope
Vijaylaxmi Trivedi (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research)
03:30 PM - 04:00 PM
  Tea break
04:00 PM - 04:50 PM
  Relations between Cluster Algebras and Cluster Categories.
Gordana Todorov (Northeastern University)
Aug 24, 2012
Friday
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  On mirror symmetry for Grassmannians
Konstanze Rietsch
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  Coffee Break
10:30 AM - 11:20 AM
  Analytic Isomorphisms of Artin local $K$-algebras
Maria Evelina Rossi (Università di Genova)
11:30 AM - 12:20 PM
  Networks and the Deodhar decomposition of real Grassmannians
Kelli Talaska
12:30 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 02:50 PM
  Implicitization techniques: easy algorithms, deep proofs.
Alicia Dickenstein (University of Buenos Aires)
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea break
03:30 PM - 05:00 PM
  Panel Discussion