Invitation to Gromov-Witten theory

Department of Mathematics

at Stony Brook University

3rd Biannual Stony Brook Mini-School in Geometry

Friday, January 30, 2015

Aimed at graduate students and postdocs in geometry, the mini school will present an introduction to recent developments in Gromov-Witten theory. No previous exposure to the subject will be assumed.


All lectures will take place at Simons Center for geometry and physics, room 102.

Please register here

(deadline January 23).

10.00-11.15 Introduction to enumerative geometry Jason Starr
(Stony Brook)
11.15-11.45Coffee break
11.45-1.00Introduction to GW invariants Davesh Maulik
2.30-3.30GW theory and moduli of curves Y. P. Lee
(University of Utah)
3.30-4.00Coffee break
4.00-5.00GW theory and representation theory Andrei Okounkov

How to get here

Directions to Stony Brook and the location of Mathematics department.
If you are driving, please park in a faculty/staff lot, and obtain a visitor permit from the registration desk inside Simons Center.
LIRR train schedule. We recommend the train departing Penn Station at 7.49 am, with a connection at Jamaica at 8.19am, arriving at Stony Brook at 9.43am.


Lunch and coffee will be provided and we will defray modest travel costs (trains or carpooling) for non-local participants.
To help us process reimbursement, please pool your expenses by asking one person in a group to buy round-trip tickets for everybody, and give us one receipt for reimbursement (with the names of the others), etc.
The lunch and coffee will be subsidized for local participants.
Organized by Samuel Grushevsky, Robert Lazarsfeld, Davesh Maulik, Aleksey Zinger.

Stony Brook Algebraic Geometry portal

Supported by the NSF and Stony Brook Algebraic Geometry Fund