Complex Geometry

A Conference in Honor of Domingo Toledo's 60th Birthday

University of Utah
March 24-25, 2006



Arrival at Salt Lake City airport. Many have already arranged for a shuttle, rental car or alternative transportation.

Xpress Shuttle 801-596-1600, 1-800-397-0773,, $12.00 each way from airport to guest house - if you made reservations through Nancy your shuttle and tip will be pre-paid. Reservations are generally required 24 hours in advance.

Check in at The University Guest House, 110 South Fort Douglas Blvd, 801-587-1000 or 1-888- 416-4075,

For dinner there are two possibilities:

(a) Heritage Center Dining Room open until 8:00 PM with limited options until 10:00 PM on weekdays, within walking distance of the Guest House - see map.

(b) Those interested meet Jim Carlson in Guest House Lobby at 6:45 pm to go to dinner at the East West Connection, 1400 Foothill Drive, 801-581-1128,


Talks will be held at LNCO 1100. LNCO is near the student union.

9:00 AM Registration. Please bring documents for reimbursement, e.g., plane ticket or printout thereof
9:30 AM Daniel Allcock, A monstrous proposal
11:00 AM Dennis Sullivan, Operations in the string spaces of a smooth manifold and compactified spaces of Riemann surfaces
12:00 PM Lunch. Crimson room (former Panorama room)
1:45 PM Luis Hernandez, Almost-hermitian structures of minimal energy
2:45 PM Yum-Tong Siu, Multiplier ideal sheaves and the finite generation of canonical rings
3:45 PM Break
4:00 PM Jim Carlson, New Hodge Theory for Cubic Threefolds
6:00 PM Drinks and dinner at Lugano Retaurant, Loggia room $20 per person (subsidized)


Talks will be held at LCB 219: Eastmost Mathematics building on President's circle.

9:30 AM János Kollár, Holonomy groups of stable vector bundles
11:00 AM Misha Kapovich, Generalized triangle inequalities and their applications
12:00 PM Lunch. We will disperse to nearby restaurants
1:45 PM Bill Goldman, Toledo's Invariant of Surface Group Representations
2:45 PM Anna Wienhardt, Why you should maximize the Toledo invariant
3:30 PM Break
3:45 PM Bruno Klingler, On the Andre-Oort conjecture
6:00 PM Drinks and dinner (open house) at Domingo Toledo's: 783 13th Avenue.


10:00 AM Brunch. There will be an informal brunch at Ruth's Diner located at 2100 Emigration Canyon, 582-5807,, for those staying over.