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Recent Progress in Moduli Theory May 06, 2019 - May 10, 2019
Registration Deadline: May 10, 2019 16 days from now
To apply for Funding you must register by: January 23, 2019 3 months ago
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Location: MSRI: Simons Auditorium, Atrium
Organizers Lucia Caporaso (Roma Tre University), LEAD Sándor Kovács (University of Washington), Martin Olsson (University of California, Berkeley)
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This workshop will be focused on presenting the latest developments in moduli theory, including (but not restricted to) recent advances in compactifications of moduli spaces of higher dimensional varieties, the birational geometry of moduli spaces, abstract methods including stacks, stability criteria, and applications in other disciplines. 
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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 a preferred rates at the Hotel Shattuck Plaza, depending on room availability. Guests can call the hotel's main line at 510-845-7300 and ask for the MSRI- Mathematical Science Research Institute discount. To book online visit this page. Click on "Promo/Corporate Code" at the top of the page and enter the code MSRI (this code is not case sensitive).

MSRI has preferred rates at the Graduate Berkeley, depending on room availability. Reservations may be made by calling 510-845-8981. When making reservations, guests must request the MSRI preferred rate. Enter in the Promo Code MSRI (this code is not case sensitive).

MSRI has preferred rates 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 "Affiliated with the Space Sciences Lab, Lawrence Hall of Science or MSRI." When prompted for your UC Contact/Host, please list Chris Marshall (coord@msri.org).

MSRI has a preferred rates at Easton Hall and Gibbs Hall, depending on room availability. Guests can call the Reservations line at 510-204-0732 and ask for the MSRI- Mathematical Science Research Inst. rate. To book online visit this page, select "Request a Reservation" choose the dates you would like to stay and enter the code MSRI (this code is not case sensitive).

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

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May 06, 2019
Monday
09:15 AM - 09:30 AM
  Welcome
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Moduli of varieties of general type
János Kollár (Princeton University)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Tea
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Lecture
Aaron Bertram (University of Utah)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Lecture
Orsola Tommasi
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  Quadric rank loci on moduli spaces of curves and K3 surfaces
Gavril Farkas (Humboldt-Universität)
May 07, 2019
Tuesday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Lecture
Dan Abramovich (Brown University)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Tea
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Lecture
Zsolt Patakfalvi (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL))
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Lecture
Ana-Maria Castravet (University of Versailles)
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  Lecture
Angelo Vistoli (Scuola Normale Superiore)
04:30 PM - 06:20 PM
  Reception
May 08, 2019
Wednesday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Degenerations of K3 surfaces and 24 points on the sphere
Valery Alexeev (University of Georgia)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Tea
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Lecture
Max Lieblich (University of Washington)
May 09, 2019
Thursday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Lecture
Brendan Hassett (Brown University)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Tea
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Finiteness properties of hyperbolic varieties
Ariyan Javanpeykar (Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Lecture
Margarida Melo (University of Rome, Roma 3)
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  Lecture
Barbara Fantechi (International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA/ISAS))
May 10, 2019
Friday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Tropical moduli spaces and the cohomology of M_{g,n}
Melody Chan (Brown University)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Tea
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Lecture
Xinwen Zhu (California Institute of Technology)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Lecture
Wei Ho (University of Michigan)
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  Lecture
Joseph Harris (Harvard University)