Department of Mathematical Sciences

Liverpool Mathematics International Training Site (LIMITS)

supported as a Marie Curie Training Site of the European Community Programme

"Improving Human Research Potential and the Socio-Economic Knowledge Base"

Contract No. HPMT-CT-2001-00277

Algebraic Geometry, Singularities and Knot Theory

Closing Conference 18 - 22 April 2006

Programme

All talks in Room 211, Mathematics and Oceanography Building

Tuesday 18 April: normal arrival date. Talk (not part of the conference) at 16:00 by Lesya Bodnarchuk; this is the fifth and last in a series on "Classification of vector bundles on algebraic curves".

Wednesday 19 April 10:00: Peter Newstead: "A survey of coherent systems
on algebraic curves"

11:00: coffee break

11:30: Carlo Madonna: "Curves and bundles on quartic threefolds"

12:30: lunch break

14:30: Aleksandr Pukhlikov: "Birational geometry of rationally
connected varieties"

15:30: tea break

16:00: Klaus Linde: "Global vertex algebras on Riemann surfaces"

Thursday 20 April 10:00: Lesya Bodnarchuk: "Semistable coherent sheaves
on degenerations of elliptic curves"

11:00 coffee break

11:30: Cristian Gonzalez-Martinez: "A stratification of some moduli spaces
of coherent systems"

12:30: lunch break

14:30: Emmanuel Wagner: "Graph polynomial and Khovanov-Rozansky graph
homology"

15:30: tea break

16:00: Stefano Pasotti and Francesco Prantil: "Holomorphic triples and
coherent systems in low genera"

19:30: Conference dinner

Friday 21 April 10:00: Juan Gonzalez-Meneses: "The conjugacy problem in
braid groups and Garside groups"

11:00: coffee break

11:30: Vitaliy Kurlin: "Topological approach to the conjugacy
problem for braids"

12:30: lunch break

14:30: Victor Goryunov: "Complex crystallographic groups:
incompleteness of Popov's
classification and the first appearance in singularities"

15:30: tea break

16:00: Cristina Martinez: "Cohomology of Brill-Noether strata over
Quot-schemes"

Saturday 22 April 10:00: Michal Kapustka: "Log del Pezzo surfaces of index 2"

11:00: coffee break

11:30: Grzegorz Kapustka: "Primitive contractions of Calabi-Yau
three folds"

12:30: end.

Confirmed participants

Invited speakers:

J. Gonzalez-Meneses (Sevilla)

"Local" speakers:

L. Bodnarchuk

V. Kurlin

V. Goryunov

P. Newstead

A. Pukhlikov

LIMITS Fellows:

A. Besana

C. Gonzalez-Martinez

G. Kapustka

M. Kapustka

K. Linde

G. Lippner

C. Madonna

C. Martinez

S. Pasotti

F. Prantil

E. Wagner