Conference on Birational Geometry

August 21-25, 2017

Simons Foundation
Gerald D. Fischbach Auditorium, 2nd Floor
160 Fifth Avenue at 21st Street
New York, NY 10010

REGISTER HERE
Note: Attendance is by invitation only.
 

Program Committee

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

Participants

Agenda

Monday, August 21
8:00 AM CHECK-IN & BREAKFAST
9:00 AM Shing-Tung Yao
10:00 AM BREAK
10:30 AM Caucher Birkar
11:30 AM BREAK
12:00 PM Valery Alexeev
1:00 PM LUNCH
2:00 PM János Kollár
3:00 PM BREAK
3:30 PM Mihai Paun
4:30 PM DAY ONE CONCLUDES
Tuesday, August 22
8:00 AM BREAKFAST
9:00 AM Shigefumi Mori
10:00 AM BREAK
10:30 AM Slava Shokurov
11:30 AM BREAK
12:00 PM Yuri Prokhorov
1:00 PM LUNCH
2:00 PM Paolo Cascini
3:00 PM BREAK
3:30 PM Asher Auel
4:30 PM DAY TWO CONCLUDES
Wednesday, August 23
8:00 AM BREAKFAST
9:00 AM Ludmil Katzarkov
10:00 AM BREAK
10:30 AM Nicolas Addington
11:30 AM BREAK
12:00 PM Evegeny Shinder
1:00 PM LUNCH
2:00 PM Chenyang Xu
3:00 PM BREAK
3:30 PM Jenia Tevelev
4:30 PM DAY THREE CONCLUDES
Thursday, August 24
8:00 AM BREAKFAST
9:00 AM Brendan Hassett
10:00 AM BREAK
10:30 AM Jihun Pak
11:30 AM BREAK
12:00 PM Christian Bohning
1:00 PM LUNCH
2:00 PM Costya Shramov
3:00 PM BREAK
3:30 PM Burt Totaro
6:30 PM CONFERENCE DINNER
Friday, August 25
8:00 AM BREAKFAST
9:00 AM Yuri Tschinkel
10:00 AM BREAK
10:30 AM Francois Charles
11:30 AM BREAK
12:00 PM Fedor Bogomolov
1:00 PM LUNCH
2:00 PM Alena Pirutka
3:00 PM BREAK
3:30 PM Jean-Louis Colliot-Thélène
4:30 PM MEETING CONCLUDES

Travel

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.

Hotel

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.

Contacts

Travel Assistance

Christophe Vergnol, Protravel International
christophe.vergnol(replace this with the @ sign)protravelinc.com
646-747-9767

Registration, Hotel and General Meeting Assistance

Meghan Fazzi
Senior Executive Assistant, Simons Foundation
mfazzi(replace this with the @ sign)simonsfoundation.org
(212) 524-6080