All lectures and activities will be held in the Integrated Science Building (ISB 135 Auditorium) except for the reception, poster session, and conference dinner, which will be held in the Campus Center (Marriott room, 11th floor). Map

Some talks are preceded by a 30 minute "pre-talk" for graduate students.

Friday November 4.

16:00-17:00. Registration and coffee

17:00-18:00. Giancarlo Urzúa. On geography and moduli of surfaces of general type.

Saturday November 5.

8:00-9:00. Registration and breakfast

9:00-9:30. Pre-talk

9:30-10:30. Daniel Huybrechts. The global Torelli theorem for cubic fourfolds via Kuznetsov's K3 category.

10:30-11:00. Coffee break

11:00-12:00. Aaron Pixton. Graph-counting relations in the tautological ring.

12:00-14:00. Lunch

14:00-14:30. Pre-talk

14:30-15:30. Colleen Robles. Characterization of Gross's Calabi-Yau type variations of Hodge structure by characteristic forms.

15:30-16:00. Coffee break

16:00-17:00. Nicolas Addington. Some new rational cubic 4-folds.

17:30-19:00. Reception and Poster session

19:00-21:00. Dinner

Sunday November 6

8:00-9:00. Breakfast

9:00-10:00. David Treumann. Betti spectral curves.

10:00-10:30. Coffee break

10:30-11:00. Pre-talk

11:00-12:00. Ana-Maria Castravet. The derived category of moduli spaces of pointed stable rational curves.

12:00-13:00. Lunch

13:00-14:00. Asher Auel. Stable rationality of conic bundle fourfolds.