Conference on Birational Geometry

Date & Time


Location

Gerald D. Fischbach Auditorium
160 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10010 United States

Program Committee

For Ivan Cheltsov’s page on the conference, please click here.
 

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    MONDAY, AUGUST 21
    8:00 AM CHECK-IN & BREAKFAST
    9:00 AM Caucher Birkar
    Recent Progress in Birational Geometry
    10:00 AM BREAK
    10:30 AM Valery Alexeev
    Involution Pairs
    11:30 AM BREAK
    12:00 PM János Kollár
    Moduli of Varieties of General Type
    1:00 PM LUNCH
    2:00 PM Solar Eclipse Viewing on Simons Foundation Rooftop
    3:00 PM BREAK
    3:30 PM Joe Waldron
    Singularities of General Fibres and the LMMP
    4:30 PM DAY ONE CONCLUDES
    TUESDAY, AUGUST 22
    8:00 AM BREAKFAST
    9:00 AM Shigefumi Mori
    Extremal Contractions of Dimension Three with Fiber Dimension 1
    10:00 AM BREAK
    10:30 AM Slava Shokurov a-Invariant Versus 𝒶-Invariant
    11:30 AM BREAK
    12:00 PM Liana Heuberger
    Fano Fourfolds with Small Invariants
    1:00 PM LUNCH
    2:00 PM Paolo Cascini
    Relative Semi-Ampleness in Positive Characteristic
    3:00 PM BREAK
    3:30 PM Florin Ambro
    Weakly Canonical Varieties
    4:30 PM DAY TWO CONCLUDES
    WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23
    8:00 AM BREAKFAST
    9:00 AM Ludmil Katzarkov
    Differential Equations and Categories
    10:00 AM BREAK
    10:30 AM Nicolas Addington
    Special Cubic 4-Folds and Apolarity
    11:30 AM BREAK
    12:00 PM Evegeny Shinder
    Degeneration of Stable Rationality via the Motivic Nearby Fiber
    1:00 PM LUNCH
    2:00 PM Chenyang Xu
    Volume and Stability of Singularities
    3:00 PM BREAK
    3:30 PM Jenia Tevelev
    Derived Category Moduli of Pointed Curves
    4:30 PM DAY THREE CONCLUDES
    THURSDAY, AUGUST 24
    8:00 AM BREAKFAST
    9:00 AM Brendan Hassett
    Rationality in Families
    10:00 AM BREAK
    10:30 AM Jihun Pak
    Asymptotic Invariants and K-Stability of Fano Varieties
    11:30 AM BREAK
    12:00 PM Asher Auel
    Serge Fourfold and Sextic Del Pezzo Fibrations
    1:00 PM LUNCH
    2:00 PM Costya Shramov
    Finite Groups of Birational Automorphisms
    3:00 PM BREAK
    3:30 PM Burt Totaro
    Hodge Theory and Representation Theory in Characteristic P
    6:30 PM CONFERENCE DINNER @ Tarallucci e Vino
    FRIDAY, AUGUST 25
    8:00 AM BREAKFAST
    9:00 AM Yuri Tschinkel
    Homomorphisms of Multiplicative Groups of Fields Preserving Algebraic Dependence
    10:00 AM BREAK
    10:30 AM François Charles
    Remarks on Arithmetic Ampleness
    11:30 AM BREAK
    12:00 PM Christian Boehning
    Brauer Groups of Conic Bundles in Characteristic Two and Stable Rationality
    1:00 PM LUNCH
    2:00 PM Alena Pirutka
    Families of Cubic Threefolds and Integral Hodge Conjecture
    3:00 PM BREAK
    3:30 PM Jean-Louis Colliot-Thélène
    Recent Progress on the Lack of Stable Rationality
    4:30 PM MEETING CONCLUDES
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    Air and Train

    Group A

    The foundation will arrange and pay for all air and train travel to the conference for those in Group A. Please provide your travel specifications by clicking the registration link above. If you are unsure of your group, please refer to your invitation sent via email.

    Group B

    Individuals in Group B will not receive travel support. Please register at the link above so that we are able to capture your dietary requirements. If you are unsure of your group, please refer to your invitation sent via email.

    Personal Car

    For participants driving to Manhattan, The Roger Hotel offers valet parking. Please note there are no in-and-out privileges when using the hotel’s garage, therefore it is encouraged that participants walk or take public transportation to the Simons Foundation.
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    Group A

    Participants in Group A who require accommodations are hosted by the foundation for a maximum of six nights at The Roger hotel:

    The Roger New York
    131 Madison Avenue
    New York, NY 10016
    (between 30th and 31st Streets)

    Any additional nights are at the attendee’s own expense.
    To arrange accommodations, please register at the link above.
    For driving directions to The Roger, please click here.

    Group B

    Hotel accommodation for Individuals in Group B will be reimbursed up to $250/night. The foundation will not make reservations on the behalf of participants in Group B. Please register at the link above so that we are able to capture your dietary requirements.

    If you are unsure of your group, please refer to your invitation sent via email.

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    Travel Assistance

    Christophe Vergnol, Protravel International
    christophe.vergnol@protravelinc.com
    646-747-9767

    Registration, Hotel and General Meeting Assistance

    Meghan Fazzi
    Senior Executive Assistant, Simons Foundation
    mfazzi@simonsfoundation.org
    (212) 524-6080
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