SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES

October 21, 2014

November 6-7, 2010
Workshop on Algebraic Varieties
Fields Institute

Organized by James D. Lewis (Alberta) and Noriko Yui (Queen's)

If you are interested in giving a lecture (or lectures), please send email to one of us. Noriko Yui (yui@fields.utoronto.ca) James D. Lewis (lewisjd@gpu.srv.ualberta.ca) These weekend workshops are self-supporting workshops.

NOVEMBER 6, 2010 (talk abstracts)

9:30am Valdemar Tsanov, Queen’s University
Triangular groups, cusp forms, and torus knots
10:30am Swantje Gahrs, University of Hannover/The Fields Institute
Picard-Fuchs equations of invertible polynomials
11:30am Su-Jeong Kang, Providence College
Kaehler-de Rham cohomology and Chern classes
12:30pm–2:30pm Lunch
2:30pm Greg Pearlstein, Michigan State University
The locus of Hodge classes in an admissible variation of mixed Hodge structure
3:30pm Patrick Brosnan, University of British Columbia
Split nilpotent orbits from the Tannakian viewpoint
4:30pm Eugene Ha, Fields Institute
C*-Algebras and the cohomology of Arakelov line bundles
6:00pm Workshop Dinner
NOVEMBER 7, 2010 (talk abstracts)
9:30am Noriko Yui, Queen’s University
The modularity of certain K3-fibered Calabi-Yau threefolds over the rationals
10:30am Karol Palka, UQAM
Open algebraic surfaces and embeddings of rational curves
11:30 am James Lewis, University of Alberta
Hodge Type Conjectures and the Bloch-Kato Theorem
Afternoon Informal Discussions