TOMMASO DE FERNEX

Professor - University of Utah

FRG MINI-WORKSHOP - FALL 2013

Cremona groups

The goal of this workshop is to learn about the following recent papers

Venue

University of Utah, November 22-24, 2013

All talks are in LCB Builing of the Math Department, Room 225. During the weekend the glass door will be closed but the main door on the front of the building will be open.

Please refer to the interactive campus map to locate the LCB Building as well as the University Guest House.

To reach campus or the Guest House from the airport, taxis are about $25. Alternatively, there is the Trax (a city train) which run from the airport to downton, where you change to another Trax train that brings you to campus and the Guest House (please refer to the above link, or to the map at the Trax station for directions).

Program
Date & Time Speaker Title
Fri Nov 22
3:00-4:00 Mircea Mustata The Noether-Castelnuovo theorem, I
4:00-4:30 Coffee break
4:30-5:30 Karl Schwede The Noether-Castelnuovo theorem, II
Sat Nov 23
9:00-9:30 Coffee and pastries
9:30-10:30 Tommaso de Fernex Algebraic families of Cremona transformations
11:00-12:00 Mladen Bestvina Gromov hyperbolic spaces
12:00-2:00 Lunch break
2:00-3:00 Jérémy Blanc Topologies and structures of the Cremona group, I
3:00-3:30 Coffee break
3:30-4:30 Stéphane Lamy Normal subgroups in the Cremona group, I
Sun Nov 24
9:00-9:30 Coffee and pastries
9:30-10:30 Jérémy Blanc Topologies and structures of the Cremona group, II
11:00-12:00 Stéphane Lamy Normal subgroups in the Cremona group, II
Registration

There is no formal registration, everyone is welcome to attend. Please contact Tommaso de Fernex if you would like to participate and are not from Utah

Financial support is provided by NSF Focused Research Group Grant DMS-1265285