This is the 8th meeting of the annual Gone Fishing series in North America, for presentation of new ideas and results in Poisson geometry

Theme: Integrable Systems and Group Actions

... with some focus on Gel’fand–Zeitlin systems, on which our first four confirmed speakers have done interesting recent work:

  • Anton Alekseev (Geneva)
  • Mark Colarusso (South Alabama)
  • Benjamin Hoffman (Cornell)
  • Eva Miranda (Barcelona)

Dates: April 23–26, 2020

Talks will start on Thursday 4/23, 3pm and end on Sunday 4/26, 12:30pm.

Location: Georgia Southern University, Savannah, GA

Talks will take place in Rooms 157 & 158 of University Hall, on the Armstrong Campus of Georgia Southern University in Savannah (see: getting there):

NSF support

We expect to be able to offer NSF support from a renewed Gone Fishing conference grant to cover or partially cover travel and local expenses of some participants. Priority is given to graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, and those with no other travel funds available. You can request support while registering (below), but can also send an email message to


  • To request giving a talk: February 23 — or until the schedule is filled;
  • To request financial support: March 23 — or until we run out of money;
  • To register for attending: March 23 — or until we unlink the form.

Please do it all by filling the form at this link:

Organizing committee:

Sam Evens (Notre Dame)Yi Lin (Georgia Southern)Paul Sobaje (Georgia Southern)Alan Weinstein (Berkeley, Stanford)François Ziegler (Georgia Southern)

Poisson Steering committee:

Sam Evens (Notre Dame)Rui Loja Fernandes (Urbana)Michael Gekhtman (Notre Dame)Melinda Lanius (Arizona)Markus Pflaum (Boulder)Xiang Tang (St Louis)Alan Weinstein (Berkeley, Stanford)