XXth Annual Geometry Festival
SUNY Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY
April 8-10, 2005
GEOMETRY FESTIVAL DATES, TIMES, AND LOCATION
The Twentieth Annual Geometry Festival will be held at the
Mathematics Department of
Stony Brook University from Friday
afternoon, April 8, to Sunday noon, April 10, 2005.
Everyone is invited to the Geometry Festival, and graduate students
are especially encouraged to attend.
Denny Hill, and
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at:
Here is our list of speakers.
Abstracts of the talks may be found
A list of speakers at previous Geometry Festivals can be found
Registration will begin at 3pm on Friday in the basement lecture hall
(S-240) of the Mathematics
Building. The first talk will be at 4:30PM on Friday, followed by a
All remaining lectures will take place Saturday and Sunday.
Participants will be on their own for dinner Friday evening,
but will be provided with a list of suggested restaurants.
On Saturday and Sunday mornings, continental breakfast will be served
from 8:30–9:30 AM, prior to each day's first talk.
There will be a
banquet Saturday night (see below).
Of course, coffee and other refreshments will be available during
the hours of the conference.
The Festival will end at noon on Sunday, to
allow ample time for travel home that afternoon.
We will try to arrange for you to receive a visitor's parking permit
for campus lots, provided you request one well in advance of the festival. There should also be metered spaces available
for those who forgot to plan ahead. Consult this page
just prior to the Festival for the latest updates.
All the conference hotels are several miles from the
conference site. However, convenient shuttle bus service
will be provided to the participants, free of charge.
We have reserved blocks of rooms at the following area hotels
at reduced rates:
25 East Broadway, Port Jefferson, NY
(631) 928-5200. On the harbor in Port Jefferson village. Adjacent to banquet site.
The Three Village Inn,
Main Street, Stony Brook, NY
(631) 751-0555. On the harbor in Stony Brook. Scenic location, with a more
The Holiday Inn
Express (631-471-8000). Charmless, but practical. Rate includes free airport
We recommend you make your reservations as soon as possible, as
space is limited. Please mention that you are
attending the Stony Brook Mathematics Department conference
in order to qualify for a special reduced rate.
REGISTRATION AND BANQUET INFORMATION
Participants are asked to register in advance. A secure electronic
Registration Form is available. The
registration fee is $30 per person for faculty, and $10 per person for
graduate students. For those attending
the banquet on Saturday night, there will also be a fee of $50 per faculty
member, and $15 per graduate student. These fees will be waived for
Please check this site from time to time for updates.
Participants will pay for their own travel, hotel accommodations,
and meals not provided by the Festival. However, substantial grants from
the National Science Foundation and from Stony Brook University will
make it possible for us to reimburse the expenses of a large number
of graduate students, post-docs, and other qualified applicants
who do not have access to travel funds from other sources.
To apply for support, follow the procedure detailed below.
This Geometry Festival is supported by grants from
The National Science Foundation
and Stony Brook University.
Substantial funds have already been set aside for the
reimbursement of travel and hotel costs incurred by qualified
applicants. Strong funding preference
will be given to those graduate students and younger
faculty to whom other funds are not available.
check the appropriate boxes and provide the indicated information on
the registration form to help us with this.
If you wish
to apply for funding, please
the following information:
Visa holders and other international
guests should be prepared to present their passports, I-94 (arrival/departure record) and
other visa-related documents to festival staff if they wish to qualify
- Your curriculum vitae.
- a list of your publications, or
a letter of recommendation.
- A statement of whether other support is available to you from the
NSF and/or your own institution.
Requests for travel support will be accepted up to the time of
ABOUT THIS WEB SITE
This web site will be updated from time to time. Please check it once
again for last minute changes, just before you come to the Geometry
The web site will remain in place for a while after the Geometry
Festival is over, so that you can refer to it for information about,
and links to, future Festivals.
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