Friday, October 16 to Sunday, October 18, at the University of Illinois at Chicago

Main speakers

Mirela Ciperiani (UT-Austin)

Matthew Emerton (University of Chicago)

Brooke Feigon (CUNY)

Nathan Jones (UIC)

Kartik Prasanna (University of Michigan)


Registration is closed.

Four of the main speakers will speak on Friday and one will speak on Saturday. Graduate students and postdocs will speak on Saturday and Sunday. The length of the weekend talks should be around 20 minutes long. The talks will end Sunday early afternoon.


Limited funding is available for participating graduate students and postdocs. We ask that participants carpool if possible. If you are a student, and are requesting funding, please arrange a recommendation letter from your adviser to be sent directly to rtakloo@math.uic.edu. A brief email will do. You can apply for funding at the registration page. Women and underrepresented minorities are particularly encouraged to apply.

Directions to campus

Here are detailed instructions to the UIC campus, and here is a campus map.

Travel and Lodging

Hotel: (to be updated)


Department: The workshop will take place in the UIC Math Department (851 S Morgan St), which is in the Science and Engineering Offices (SEO) building. 


Parking: If you are driving in, you should try to park at the parking structure on the corner of Taylor and Halsted and bring your parking ticket with you.

There is plenty to see and do in Chicago. Here is a link to information about things to see and do:


and here is a list of restaurants near UIC:


Support for this conference is provided by the National Science Foundation and the University of Illinois at Chicago.


Information on this website is subject to change.

Please direct questions to:

Dylon Chow

Joseph Berner