Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Moduli Spaces (Spitalfields Day)

Thursday 5 May 2011

Organisers: Professor L Brambila-Paz (CIMAT, Mexico), Professor P Newstead (Liverpool) (Chair),
Professor R Thomas (Imperial College London) and Professor O García-Prada (CSIC, Madrid)

in association with the Newton Institute programme Moduli Spaces and the London Mathematical Society

This Spitalfields day will include talks by leading international experts and will aim to give the background and recent developments in a number of topics associated with the programme on Moduli Spaces. The talks will be accessible to graduate students working in algebraic geometry and related areas.

10:30 - 11:00
Welcome and coffee
11:00 - 12:00
Max Lieblich (University of Washington, Seattle)
"Moduli in derived categories"
12:00 - 13:45
13:45 - 14:45
Alina Marian (University of Illinois, Chicago)
"Moduli of sheaves and strange duality"
14:45 - 15:15
Afternoon Tea
15:15 - 16:15
Yukinobu Toda (IPMU, Japan)
"Curve counting invariants on Calabi-Yau 3-folds"
16:30 - 17:30
J. Heinloth (Universiteit van Amsterdam)
"Moduli space of bundles and Kloosterman sums"
17:30 - 18:30
Wine Reception at the Newton Institute

Anyone interested is welcome to attend; talks will be aimed at a general mathematical audience. Please let the Programme and Visitor Officer at the Institute know if you intend to come: telephone (01223) 760992; fax: (01223) 330508; e-mail:

There are limited funds available to assist research students to attend, please apply to the Programme and Visitor Officer.

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