Interstate 81 road sign

Route 81 Conference

October 14, 2017  •  Ithaca, NY

Schedule of Activities


A group will gather at 6:00 p.m. Friday night, between Madelines and Simeons on the Ithaca Commons, for dinner and drinks. Everyone is welcome to this informal gathering.


All talks/breaks will be held in the department lounge on the 5th floor of Malott Hall (or in room 406).

Time Talk / Activity
8:30 a.m. coffee and bagels
9:00-9:45 Mike Roth (Queen's University)
Title: r-point Seshadri constants for P^1 x P^1
10:00-10:45 Kuei-Nuan Lin(Penn State University)
Title: Koszul blowup algebras associated to three-dimensional Ferrers diagrams
10:45-11:15 coffee break
11:15-12:00 Adam Van Tuyl (McMaster University)
Title: The symbolic defect of an ideal
12:00 - 2:00 p.m. lunch, 5th floor math lounge in Malott
2:00-2:45 Antoni Rangachev (Univ. of Chicago)
Title: Deformations of isolated singularities and local volumes
3:00-3:45 Alexandre Tchernev (SUNY Albany)
Title: Determinantal hypersurfaces and representations of Coxeter groups
3:45-4:15 coffee break
4:15-5:00 Daniel Halpern-Leistner (Cornell University)
Title: Filtrations in moduli problems
6:00 p.m. dinner at Mia's
After Dinner Wine/Dessert party at 309 Mitchell Street, (607) 227-4399.
Starting after dinner, Mike and Deborah Stillman will host an informal dessert and wine gathering at their house. Everyone is welcome to attend.