Friday, January 5


8:00

Hal Schenck

A spectral sequence stratification of cohomology jump loci

8:30

Sergey Yuzvinsky

Upper bound on the number of split fibers in a pencil of curves

9:00

Michael Falk

Resonant weights and critical loci of rational functions

9:30

Graham Denham

Resonance: getting past H^{1}

10:00

Alan Durfee

Spaces of polynomial knots

10:30

Laurentiu Maxim

Topological invariants of singular complex hypersurfaces

Friday, January 5


2:15

Ruth Charney

Hyperbolic Deligne complexes and Artin groups

2:45

Vincent Beck

Relative Invariants: An Exterior Algebra

3:15

Harm Derksen

A symmetric function generalization of the Tutte polynomial

3:45

Nathan Reading

Lattice theory of the poset of regions,
with applications to WCatalan combinatorics

4:15

Aaron Abrams

A problem about tilings of squares

4:45

Darren Tapp

A result about PicardLefschetz monodromy

5:15

Masahiko Yoshinaga

Logarithmic vector fields and truncated affine Weyl arrangements

5:45

Scott Crass

Rational maps with the symmetries of complex reflection groups

Saturday, January 6


1:00

Hiroaki Terao

On the Heavyside functions of arrangements and the
impossibility theorem by Kenneth Arrow

1:30

Michelle Wachs

The 1 mod k partition poset and graph connectivity

2:00

Max Wakefield

Degeneration varieties and Macaulay inverse systems

2:30

Constance Leidy

Calculating the higherorder degrees

3:00

Benjamin Howard

The space of n ordered points on the line is cut out by simple quadrics if n is not six

3:30

Stefan Tohaneanu

Freeness of LineConic Arrangements in P^{2}
