
SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES 

October 1, 2014  
Overview

Tuesday July 3, 2012  
8:459:00  Onsite registration and coffee  
9:00 – 9:45  Stephen Doty Representation Theory of Reductive Normal Algebraic Monoids 

9:45 – 10:15  Coffee break  
10:15 – 11:00  Georgia Benkart A Talk (Walk) on the McKay Correspondence 

11:10 – 12:00  Anne Schilling* Monoids in Algebraic Combinatorics 

12:0013:30  Lunch  
13:30 – 14:20  Eric Jespers* Groups, Semigroups, Semigroup Rings and SetTheoretic Solutions of the YangBaxter Equation 

14:25 – 15:10  Lex E. Renner The Betti Numbers of Rationally Smooth Simple Embeddings 

15:10 – 15:30  Coffee break  
15:30 – 16:15  Yuval Roichman A 0Hecke Monoid Action on Reduced Words 

16:20 – 17:05  Nantel Bergeron Generalization of nilCoxeter Monoids 

Wednesday, July 4, 2012  
8:459:00  Morning Coffee  
9:00 – 9:45  Mohan Putcha Regular Linear Algebraic Semigroups 

9:45 – 10:15  Coffee break  
10:15 – 11:05  Michel Brion* Algebraic Monoids and Equivariant Embeddings of Algebraic Groups (continued) 

11:10 – 12:00  Anne Schilling* Monoids in Algebraic Combinatorics (continued) 

12:001:30  Lunch  
13:30 – 14:20  Eric Jespers* Groups, Semigroups, Semigroup Rings and SetTheoretic Solutions of the YangBaxter Equation (continued) 

14:25 – 15:10  Jan Okninski Conjugacy Classes of Left Ideals of Finite Dimensional Algebras 

15:10 – 15:30  Coffee break  
15:30 – 16:15  Nicolas Thiéry Algorithmic Representation Theory of Finite Monoids 

16:20 – 17:05  Alvaro Rittatore The Endomorphisms Monoid of a Homogeneous Vector Bundle 

17:05 – 17:20  Taking Pictures  
Thursday, July 5, 2012  
8:459:00  Morning Coffee  
9:00 – 9:45  Sandeep Varma On Linear HodgeNewton Decomposition for Reductive Monoids 

9:45 – 10:15  Coffee break  
10:15 – 11:05  Michel Brion* Algebraic Monoids and Equivariant Embeddings of Algebraic Groups (continued) 

11:10 – 12:00  Anne Schilling* Monoids in Algebraic Combinatorics (continued) 

12:00 1:30  Lunch  
13:30 – 14:20  Eric Jespers* Groups, Semigroups, Semigroup Rings and SetTheoretic Solutions of the YangBaxter Equation (continued) 

14:25 – 15:10  Stuart Margolis On the Global Dimension of Left Regular Band Algebras and Leray Numbers 

15:10 – 15:30  Coffee break  
15:30 – 16:15  Wenxue Huang The Kernel and Unipotent Radicals in Linear Algebraic Monoids 

16:20 – 17:05  Dewey Taylor Direct product Factorization of Bipartite Graphs With PartitionReversing Involutions 

Friday, July 6, 2012  
8:158:30  Morning Coffee  
8:309:15  Ryan Therkelsen Conjugacy Order in Canonical and Dual Canonical Monoids 

9:2010:10  Michel Brion* Algebraic Monoids and Equivariant Embeddings of Algebraic Groups (continued) 

10:1010:30  Coffee break  
10:3011:15  Monica Vazirani Categorifying Quantum Groups 

11:2012:05  Kiumars Kaveh TBD 

12:001:30  Lunch  
13:3014:15  Tom Denton Affine Permutations and an Affine Coxeter Monoid 
Full Name  University/Affiliation 
Aker, Kürsat  Istanbul Bilgi Üniversitesi 
Benkart, Georgia  University of Wisconsin at Madison 
Berg, Chris  Université du Québec à Montréal 
Bergeron, Nantel  York University 
Brion, Michel  Universit de Grenoble I 
Can, Mahir Bilen  Tulane University 
Chen, Hongjia  Wilfrid Laurier University 
De Concini, Corrado  Università di Roma "La Sapienza" 
Denton, Tom  York University/ Fields Institute 
Doty, Stephen  Loyola University Chicago 
Gorzny, Jan  University of Toronto 
Huang, Wenxue  Shantou University 
Jespers, Eric  Vrije Universiteit Brussel 
Joyce, Michael  Tulane University 
Kaveh, Kiumars  University of Pittsburgh 
Li, Zhenheng  University of South Carolina Aiken 
Li, Zhuo  Xiangtan University 
Liu, Yu  Hanshan Normal University 
Margolis, Stuart  Bar Ilan University 
O'Hara, Allen  University of Western Ontario 
Okninski, Jan  Warsaw University 
Putcha, Mohan  North Carolina State University 
Renner, Lex  University of Western Ontario 
Rittatore, Alvaro  Centro de Matemática 
Saliola, Franco  Université du Québec à Montréal 
Sandeep Varma, Vadakkumkoor  University of Chicago 
Schilling, Anne  University of California, Davis 
Steinberg, Benjamin  The City College of New York 
Taylor, Dewey  Virginia Commonwealth University 
Therkelsen, Ryan  Bellarmine University 
Thiéry, Nicolas M.  Université Paris Sud 11 
Tuxanidy Torres, Aleksandr  Carleton University 
Twelbeck, Tim  Tulane University 
Vazarani, Monica  UC Davis 
Vazirani, Monica  UC Davis 