We are very excited to be adding a new VCC—Virtual Combinatorics Colloquium—as part of the overall Northeastern Combinatorics Network. The VCCs are 'Webinar' format talks, delivered over the Zoom platform, viewed from the comfort of your own office, comfy chair, or even smartphone. There is no software to fuss with, just a link included in the talk announcement to click in order to join the meeting. We hope to 'see' you at the next one!

Upcoming VCCs

No scheduled VCCs at the moment, but refer to our home page for our other events!

Past VCCs

Access past Virtual Combinatorics Colloquium videos and posters here.

Other Upcoming Virtual Events

November 20-21, 2021 virtual NEWAC50AWM Northeast Women in Algebra and Combinatorics Conference Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Association for Women in Mathematics (University at Albany in cooperation with AWM).

Ongoing Virtual Combinatorics Programs

On going virtual combinatorics seminars (please contact us if you know of any links that should be included here):

Princeton Colloquium:

Women in Combinatorics Virtual Seminar:

Carnegie Mellon Algorithms, Combinatorics, and Optimization seminar:

Graduate Online Combinatorics Colloquium:

Oxford University Discrete Math and Prob. Seminar):

New York Combinatorics Seminar:

Postgraduate Combinatorial Conference (Europe)

Graduate Research Workshop in Combinatorics (GRWC).

Northeastern Algebraic Geometry

We Speak: Inspiring Women in Math monthly AWM Series

Conference and Event Listing Sites

Doug West's links to combinatorial conferences.

The British Combinatorial Committee's conference listings.

Jacob Fox and Paul Seymour's Combinatorics Lectures Online.

Host a Local Viewing Party!

Campuses all over the Northeast, and beyond, will be logging in to the Zoom platform to watch these engaging lectures and to interact with the speakers in real time. Here are some suggestions for viewing party hosts:

  • Arrange a room far in advance with a projection screen

  • Advertise the talk (using posters that we will hopefully make available here!)

  • Get faculty, graduate students and undergraduates to attend together

  • Consider offering a 'preliminary' talk with a local speakering giving some background on the topic of the VCC talk.

  • Offer snacks (veggies, coffee & cookies, pizza, whatever is appropriate) to entice students to attend

  • Have a local faculty member give a pre-lecture introduction to the topic to get the audience up to speed

  • Engage in group discussion afterwards

  • For anyone who missed the lecture, send out a link to the archived version on the NCN YouTube Channel

Feel free to send us your ideas and reports of successful viewing parties. For future funding, it would help to document these events with photos!

How to use Zoom

This handy tutorial walks you through the process of using Zoom to view the next VCC: NCN tutorial