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Connections for Women: Enumerative Geometry Beyond Numbers January 18, 2018 - January 19, 2018
Registration Deadline: January 19, 2018 about 1 month ago
To apply for Funding you must register by: October 18, 2017 4 months ago
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Location: MSRI: Simons Auditorium, Atrium
Organizers Barbara Fantechi (Sissa), LEAD Chiu-Chu Melissa Liu (Columbia University)
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This two-day workshop will provide an overview of significant developments and open problems in modern enumerative geometry, from the perspectives of both algebraic geometry and symplectic topology.  This workshop is open to all mathematicians. Bibliography Group Photo
Keywords and Mathematics Subject Classification (MSC)
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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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Jan 18, 2018
Thursday
08:45 AM - 09:00 AM
  Welcome
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  An introduction to symplectic Gromov-Witten theory
Dusa McDuff (Barnard College)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Break
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Reduced Gromov--Witten invariants from cuspidal curves
Cristina Manolache (Imperial College, London)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Enumeration of singular subvarieties with tangency conditions
Yu-Jong Tzeng (University of Minnesota Twin Cities)
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  Double ramification cycles and tautological relations
Emily Clader (San Francisco State University)
04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
  Panel Discussion
Emily Clader (San Francisco State University), Eleny-Nicoleta Ionel (Stanford University), Dusa McDuff (Barnard College), Katrin Wehrheim (University of California, Berkeley), Lauren Williams (University of California, Berkeley)
06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
  Dinner
Jan 19, 2018
Friday
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  Real Gromov-Witten theory
Penka Georgieva (Institut de Mathématiques de Jussieu)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Break
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Mirror symmetry for some homogeneous spaces
Konstanze Rietsch (King's College London)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Newton-Okounkov bodies and cluster duality for Grassmannians
Lauren Williams (University of California, Berkeley)
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:00 PM
  The Gopakumar-Vafa conjecture for symplectic manifolds
Eleny-Nicoleta Ionel (Stanford University)