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Workshop on Birational Geometry

10-12 February 2016

Organisers: Miles Reid (Warwick), Hamid Ahmadinezhad (Bristol)

This is Part II of II through a research activity sponsored by a Heilbronn Institute’s Focused Research Grant.

Schedule

Wednesday February 10th

14:00-15:00 Jeremy Blanc (Basel) Length in the Cremona group (Room B3.03)
15:10-15:50 Joe Waldron (Cambridge) Mori fibre spaces for 3-folds in positive characteristic (Room B3.03)
16:00-17:00 Alexander Kasprzyk (Nottingham) TBA (Room B1.01)
18:00 Drinks and nibbles in the Mathematics Institute Common Room

Thursday February 11th

09:30-10:30 Johannes Nicaise (London) Geometric invariants of non-archimedean semi-algebraic sets (Room D1.07)
10:45-11:45 Takuzo Okada (Saga) Birationally bi-rigid Fano threefolds of codimension 2 (Room D1.07)
11:45-12:30 Tea break in the Mathematics Institute Common Room
12:30-13:30 Artie Prendergast-Smith (Loughborough) Automorphisms of K3 fibrations (Room D1.07)
13:30-15:00 Lunch Break in the Mathematics Institute Common Room
15:00-16:00 Christian Boehning (Warwick) TBA (Room MS.05)
16:15-17:15 Francesco Zucconi (Udine) On the rationality problem for the moduli space of hyperelliptic curves with an ineffective thetacharacteristic and the geometry of a singular del Pezzo 3-fold (Room MS.05)
18:00 Dinner

Friday February 12th

10:00-11:00 Anne-Sophie Kaloghiros (Brunel) TBA (Room B3.03)
11:10-11:50 Jakub Witaszek (London) Frobenius splittings in birational geometry (Room B3.03)
12:00-14:30 Lunch Break
14:45-15:45 Mark Gross (Cambridge) Birational geometry of cluster varieties (Room MS.04)


This is Part II of II through a research activity sponsored by a Heilbronn Institute’s Focused Research Grant.

Information on Part I and further information on Part II can be found here.

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See also:
Mathematics Research Centre
Mathematical Interdisciplinary Research at Warwick (MIR@W)
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