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2000 Spring Eastern Sectional Meeting
Lowell, MA, April 12, 2000
Meeting #952
Associate secretaries:
Lesley M Sibner, AMS
lsibner@duke.poly.edu
Special Session on Enumerative Geometry in Physics

Saturday April 1, 2000, 8:50 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Enumerative Geometry in Physics, I
Room 407, Olsen Hall
Organizers:
Emma Previato, Boston University ep@bu.edu

8:50 a.m.
Infinitesimal Variations of Hodge Structures at Infinity.
Eduardo Cattani, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Javier Fernandez*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
(95214132)

9:20 a.m.
Hodge integrals and Hurwitz numbers.
Ravi D Vakil*, MIT
(95214120)

9:50 a.m.
A local proof of Petri's conjecture at the general curve.
Herb Clemens*, University of Utah
(9521458)

10:30 a.m.
Rational Hypergeometric Functions.
Eduardo Cattani*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Alicia Dickenstein, Universidad de Buenos Aires
Bernd Sturmfels, University of California, Berkeley
(95233134)

Saturday April 1, 2000, 2:30 p.m.5:45 p.m.
Special Session on Enumerative Geometry in Physics, II
Room 407, Olsen Hall
Organizers:
Emma Previato, Boston University ep@bu.edu

2:30 p.m.
Quantum cohomology and quantum Chow ring of the cubic threefold.
Tom B Graber*, Harvard University
Rahul Pandharipande, California Institute of Technology
(9521494)

3:00 p.m.
Mirror symmetry, cohomology and the chiral ring of CalabiYau hypersurfaces in toric varieties.
Anvar R Mavlyutov*, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
(95214165)

3:55 p.m.
Gauge Theory Techniques in Quantum Cohomology I.
Steven Rosenberg, Boston University
Mihaela B Vajiac*, Boston University
(95214160)

4:30 p.m.
Gauge Theory Techniques in Quantum Cohomology II.
Steven Rosenberg*, Boston University
Mihaela Vajiac, Boston University
(95214151)

5:00 p.m.
Mirror Symmetry.
Kentaro Hori*, Harvard University
(95281150)

Sunday April 2, 2000, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Enumerative Geometry in Physics, III
Room 407, Olsen Hall
Organizers:
Emma Previato, Boston University ep@bu.edu

9:00 a.m.
Counting representations onto finite groups, and torsion points on characteristic varieties.
Daniel Matei, University of Rochester
Alexander I. Suciu*, Northeastern University
(9522057)

9:30 a.m.
Trigonometric Sums and Moduli Spaces.
Andras Szenes*, MIT
(95205126)

10:00 a.m.
Parabolic Gbundles and products of conjugacy classes.
Chris T Woodward*, Rutgers University
Constantin Teleman, University of Texas at Austin
(9525890)

10:30 a.m.
Real Rational Curves in Grassmannians.
Frank Sottile*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(9521480)

Sunday April 2, 2000, 2:30 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Special Session on Enumerative Geometry in Physics, IV
Room 407, Olsen Hall
Organizers:
Emma Previato, Boston University ep@bu.edu

2:30 p.m.
Geometric Langlands conjecture for $GL(n)$.
Dennis Gaitsgory*, Harvard University
(95214161)

3:10 p.m.
Smoothings of maps from nodal curves to nonsingular surfaces.
Ravi D Vakil*, MIT
(95214114)

3:50 p.m.
The Virtual Fundamental Class of a Complete Intersection.
David A Cox*, Amherst College
(9521485)

4:20 p.m.
The generalized Witten conjecture, integrable hierarchies, and moduli spaces of higher spin curves.
Tyler Jarvis, Brigham Young University
Takashi Kimura*, Boston University
Arkady Vaintrob, New Mexico State University
(95214133)

5:00 p.m.
Algebraic construction of the virtual class for spin cohomological field theories.
Alexander Polishchuk*, Boston University
Arkady Vaintrob, New Mexico State University
(95214136)

5:30 p.m.
Discussion, open questions, proceedings project.
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