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2000 Fall Central Section Meeting
Toronto, Ontario Canada, September 2324, 2000
Meeting #957
Associate secretaries: Susan J Friedlander, AMS susan@math.northwestern.edu
Special Session on Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry

Saturday September 23, 2000, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, I
Room 4171, Medical Sciences Building Organizers: Anthony Geramita, Queens University tony@mast.queensu.ca
William Traves, United States Naval Academy traves@usna.edu

8:30 a.m.
Uniform behavior of symbolic powers of ideals.
Lawrence Ein, University of Illinois, Chicago
Robert Lazarsfeld, University of Michigan
Karen E Smith*, Univeristy of Michigan
(95713131)

9:00 a.m.
Applications of pseudocanonical covers to tight closure problems.
Florian Enescu*, Department of Mathematics, University of Michigan
(9571399)

9:30 a.m.
Closed formulas for the core of an ideal.
Claudia Polini*, University of Oregon
(9571320)

10:00 a.m.
The Conductor of Submonoids of $\mathbb{N}^n$.
Leslie G Roberts*, Queen's University
Les Reid, Southwest Missouri State University
(95713119)

10:30 a.m.
$\mathcal{D}$modules on Smooth Toric Varieties.
Mircea Mustata, University of California, Berkeley
Gregory G Smith*, University of California, Berkeley
Harrison Tsai, Cornell University
Uli Walther, Purdue University
(95714223)

11:00 a.m.
How to compute associated primes of $D$modules.
Harrison K Tsai*, Cornell University
(95713110)

Saturday September 23, 2000, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, II
Room 4171, Medical Sciences Building Organizers: Anthony Geramita, Queens University tony@mast.queensu.ca
William Traves, United States Naval Academy traves@usna.edu

3:00 p.m.
Local equations for the toric Hilbert scheme.
Michael Stillman*, Cornell University
(95713120)

3:30 p.m.
Mod $p$ Invariants of the Cyclic group, $C_p$, of order $p$.
H. E. A. Eddy Campbell*, Queen's University
(95713341)

4:00 p.m.
Cartier Isomorphism for Toric Varieties.
Manuel Blickle*, University of Michigan
(95714176)

4:30 p.m.
Vector bundle vanishing and approximation theory.
Hal Schenck*, Northeastern University
Peter Stiller, Texas A&M University
(9571433)

5:00 p.m.
On Equations Defining Coincident Root Varieties.
Jaydeep V Chipalkatti*, Queen's University
(95714112)

Sunday September 24, 2000, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, III
Room 4171, Medical Sciences Building Organizers: Anthony Geramita, Queens University tony@mast.queensu.ca
William Traves, United States Naval Academy traves@usna.edu

8:30 a.m.
Level Artin algebras: components of ${\mathrm{LEVALG(T)}}$.
Anthony A. Iarrobino, Jr.*, Mathematics Department, Northeastern University
(95713168)

9:00 a.m.
Gorenstein Ideals of Embedding Codimension Four.
Anthony Iarrabino, Northeastern University
Hema Srinivasan*, University of MissouriColumbia
(95713299)

9:30 a.m.
Conjectures on the Hilbert function of multiple points.
Karen A. Chandler*, University of Notre Dame
(95714306)

10:00 a.m.
Polarization and Syzygies of Multigraded modules.
Hara Charalambous*, University at Albany, SUNY
(95713160)

10:30 a.m.
Resolutions of subsets of finite sets of points in projective space.
Steven P. Diaz*, Syracuse University
Geramita V. Anthony, Queen's University
Migliore C. Juan, University of Notre Dame
(95714103)

11:00 a.m.
Syzygies, Euclidean Algorithm and Fractals.
RagnarOlaf Buchweitz*, Dept. of Math., Univ. of Toronto
(95713281)

Sunday September 24, 2000, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, IV
Room 4171, Medical Sciences Building Organizers: Anthony Geramita, Queens University tony@mast.queensu.ca
William Traves, United States Naval Academy traves@usna.edu

2:30 p.m.
Desingularization Algorithms.
Edward Bierstone*, University of Toronto
Pierre Milman, University of Toronto
(95714225)

3:00 p.m.
Monomialization of Morphisms.
Steven D Cutkosky*, University of Missouri
(95714130)

3:30 p.m.
Equations of modular curves.
Sorin E Popescu*, Columbia University
(95714174)

4:00 p.m.
Quot schemes and effective base point freeness on moduli spaces of vector bundles.
Mihnea Popa*, University of Michigan
(95714185)

4:30 p.m.
Weighted projective planes and automorphisms of ${\mathbb C}^3$.
Peter Russell*, McGill University
(95714115)

5:00 p.m.
Branched covers of the sphere and the geometry and topology of the moduli space of curves.
Ravi Vakil*, M.I.T.
(95714289)
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