Combinatorial Moduli Spaces: 5–9 December 2016


Dan Abramovich (Brown), Izzet Coskun (UIC), Angela Gibney (Georgia), Gregory G. Smith (Queen’s), and Mike Stillman (Cornell).

Invited Speakers

Valery Alexeev (Georgia),
Aaron Bertram (Utah),
Ana Maria Castravet (Northeastern),
Renzo Cavalieri (Colorado State),
Melody Chan (Brown),
Emily Clader (SFSU),
Maksym Fedorchuk (Boston College),
Noah Giansiracusa (Georgia),
Jack Huizenga (Penn State),
Dave Jensen (Kentucky),
Anna Kazanova (Tennessee),
Paolo Lella (Trento),
Hannah Markwig (Tübingen),
Margarida Melo (Roma Tre),
Han-Bom Moon (Fordham),
Dhruv Ranganathan (MIT),
Orsola Tommasi (Chalmers),
Filippo Viviani (Roma Tre).


Monday, 5 December 2016
08:30—09:20  Registration
09:20—09:30 Welcome and Introduction
09:30—10:30 Hyperelliptic loci and Weierstrass points
by Renzo Cavalieri
10:30—11:00 Break
11:00—12:00 Combinatorics and moduli of tropical linear series on curves
by Margarida Melo
12:00—14:30 Lunch
14:30—15:30 Linear Systems on General Curves of Fixed Gonality
by Dave Jensen
15:30—16:00 Break
16:00—17:00 Topology of the tropical moduli spaces of curves
by Melody Chan
17:00— Reception
Tuesday, 6 December 2016
09:30—10:30 The derived category of moduli spaces of rational curves
by Ana-Maria Castravet
10:30—11:00 Break
11:00—12:00 Local and global equations of the Hilbert scheme
by Paolo Lella
12:00—14:30 Lunch
14:30—15:30 Conformal block vector bundles on moduli space of stable curves
by Anna Kazanova
15:30—16:00 Break
16:00—17:00 Weak Brill-Noether for rational surfaces
by Jack Huizenga
Wednesday, 7 December 2016
09:30—10:30 Classical invariant theory and birational geometry of moduli spaces
by Han-Bom Moon
10:30—11:00 Break
11:00—12:00 Double ramification cycles and tautological relations
by Emily Clader
12:00—14:00 Lunch
14:00— Skating Excursion
Thursday, 8 December 2016
09:30—10:30 Moduli of rational and elliptic curves in toric varieties
by Dhruv Ranganathan
10:30—11:00 Break
11:00—12:00 The cohomology of the Hilbert scheme and compactified Jacobians
by Filippo Viviani
12:00—14:30 Lunch
14:30—15:30 Invariant theory of Artinian Gorenstein algebras
by Maksym Fedorchuk
15:30—16:00 Break
16:00—17:00 Volumes of surface pairs of general type
by Valery Alexeev
Friday, 9 December 2016
09:30—10:30 Modifications, faithful tropicalization and moduli spaces
by Hannah Markwig
10:30—11:00 Break
11:00—12:00 On the stable cohomology for toroidal compactifications of Ag
by Orsola Tommasi
12:00—13:30 Lunch
13:30—14:30 Recent developments in tropical scheme theory
by Noah Giansiracusa
14:30—15:00 Break
15:00—16:00 Enumerating finite Quot Schemes on Curves and Surfaces
by Aaron Bertram


Please register on the Fields Institute website by first selecting “Registration Form” and then selecting the “Workshop on Combinatorial Moduli Spaces and Intersection Theory”. There is a registration fee of $25CAD. If you wish to apply for financial support (e.g. travel and lodging), then please fill out the “Funding Application Form” in addition to the “Registration Form” on the webpage above. The deadline for applications for financial support was Friday, 9 September 2016.