Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Higher Dimensional Complex Geometry

4 Feb--19 Jul 2002

Organisers: Dr A Corti (Cambridge), Dr M Gross (Warwick), Professor M Reid (Warwick)

Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge, UK

EuroConference

HIGHER DIMENSIONAL COMPLEX GEOMETRY

Supported by the European Commission, Research DG Human Potential Programme,
High-Level Scientific Conferences - HPCF-2001-00432
and by
EAGER (European algebraic geometry research training network,
EU Contract No. HPRN-CT-2000-00099),

Monday 24 June 2002 - Friday 28 June 2002

Programme Participants

Organisers: A Corti (Cambridge), W Decker (Saarbrücken), M Gross (Warwick), M Reid (Warwick).

Topics/Theme of Conference: The three main scientific topics of the planned EuroConference, in parallel with the Newton Institute programme entitled Higher Dimensional Complex Geometry are: Minimal models, classification and birational geometry of 3-folds, resolution of 3-fold quotient singularities and the McKay correspondence, and Calabi-Yau 3-folds and mirror symmentry.

Confirmed Participants: D Abramovich (Boston), F Ambro (Cambridge), M Andreatta (Trento), C Araujo (Princeton), S Barannikov (ENS, Paris), V Batyrev, T Bridgeland (Edinburgh), G Brown (Warwick), M Caibar (Riverside), A Caldararu (UMass), A Corti (Cambridge), W Decker (Saarbruecken), R Donagi (UPenn), G Farkas (Michigan), E Gasparim (Wichita), M Gross (Warwick), B Hassett (Rice), R Horja (Michigan), A Ishii (Kyoto), Y Ito (TokyoMet), Y Kawamata (Tokyo), M Kawakita (Cambridge and Tokyo), A Kovalev (Cambridge), S Keel (UT Austin), A King (Bath), J Koll'ar (Princeton), S Kov'acs (Washington), A Langer (Warwick and Warszawa), R Lazarsfeld (Ann Arbor), A Libgober (Chicago Circle), K Matsuki (Purdue), E Materov (Tuebingen), A Mavlyutov, J McKernan (Santa Barbara), D Morrison (Duke), S Mukai (RIMS), M Mustata (UCal Berkeley), K O'Grady (Roma), M Popa (Harvard), M Reid (Warwick), GK Sankaran (Bath), C Schoen (Duke), NI Shepherd-Barron (Cambridge), B Szendroi (Warwick), H Takagi (RIMS), RP Thomas (Imperial College London), B Totaro (Cambridge), A Tyurin (Steklov), H Uehara (Tokyo), C Voisin (Paris 6, Jussieu), K Wendland (North Carolina), PMH Wilson (Cambridge), J Wisniewski (Warszawa), F Zucconi (Cambridge).

Location and Cost: The EuroConference will take place at the Newton Institute, and accommodation for participants will be provided in single study bedrooms with shared bathroom at Wolfson Court, a hall of residence adjacent to the Institute. The conference package costs £300, which includes registration fee, accommodation, breakfast and dinner from dinner on Sunday 23 June until breakfast on Saturday 29 June 2002, and lunches and refreshments on the days that lectures take place. Financial support from the EC will be available to young researchers (under 35) from EC Member States and Associated States. Numbers will be strictly limited.

Applications Forms: The deadline for applying has long passed. Due to the popularity of the above EuroConference, space is now extremely limited. Late applications will only be considered in exceptional circumstances. Completed application forms should be sent to Tracey Andrew.

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