AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Special Session
Current as of Tuesday, April 12, 2005 15:21:27
2001 Spring Central Section Meeting
Lawrence, KS, March 3031, 2001
Meeting #964
Associate secretaries: Susan J Friedlander, AMS susan@math.northwestern.edu
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry

Friday March 30, 2001, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry, I
Room 339, Strong Hall
Organizers:
Christopher Peterson, Colorado State University peterson@math.colostate.edu
B. P. Purnaprajna, University of Kansas purna@math.ukans.edu

9:00 a.m.
Secants and Fulton's conjecture on the ample cone of the space of marked curves.
Pete Vermeire*, Oklahoma State University
(96414155) 
9:30 a.m.
Hodge and Tate cycles on the moduli space of vector bundles.
Donu Arapura*, Purdue University
(96414102) 
10:00 a.m.
On a problem of Raynaud for canonical curves.
Mircea I Mustata*, U.C. Berkeley
Mihnea Popa, University of Michigan
(96414162) 
10:30 a.m.
Construction of vector bundles on Projective Spaces in positive characteristics.
Mohan Kumar*, Washington University
Chris Peterson, Colorado State University
Prabhakar Rao, University of Missori, St. Louis
(96414135) 
11:00 a.m.
Linear systems with multiple base points in $P^2$.
Brian Harbourne*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Joaquim Ro\'e, Universitat de Barcelona
(9641434)

9:00 a.m.

Friday March 30, 2001, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry, II
Room 339, Strong Hall
Organizers:
Christopher Peterson, Colorado State University peterson@math.colostate.edu
B. P. Purnaprajna, University of Kansas purna@math.ukans.edu

3:00 p.m.
On the analytic rigidity of $K$trivial extremal contractions of smooth threefolds.
Csilla Tam\'as*, Purdue University
(96414123) 
3:30 p.m.
On a conjecture of Iitaka.
Qi Zhang*, University of Missouri
(96414160) 
4:00 p.m.
Resolution, Factorization and Toroidalization.
Kenji Matsuki*, Purdue University
(9641483) 
4:30 p.m.
Vanishing of differentials along ideals.
Steven D Cutkosky*, University of Missouri
Reinhold Huebl, University of Regensburg
(96414129) 
5:00 p.m.
Cohomology on toric varieties.
Gregory G Smith*, UC Berkeley
(96414127)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday March 31, 2001, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry, III
Room 339, Strong Hall
Organizers:
Christopher Peterson, Colorado State University peterson@math.colostate.edu
B. P. Purnaprajna, University of Kansas purna@math.ukans.edu

8:30 a.m.
Detecting flat normal cones using Segre classes.
Susan J Colley*, Oberlin College
Gary Kennedy, Ohio State University at Mansfield
(9641496) 
9:00 a.m.
Monomial Ideals and the Gorenstein Liaison Class of a Complete Intersection.
Juan C. Migliore*, University of Notre Dame
Uwe Nagel, University of Paderborn
(9641490) 
9:30 a.m.
Multiplicity at a singular point on a Schubert variety.
Vankatramani Lakshmibai*, Northeastern University
Victor Kreiman, Northeastern University
(96414171) 
10:00 a.m.
Exterior algebra methods for the Minimal Resolution Conjecture.
David Eisenbud, University of California, Berkeley
Sorin Popescu*, SUNY at Stony Brook
FrankOlaf Schreyer, University of Bayreuth
Charles Walter, University of Nice
(96414157) 
10:30 a.m.
Affine Surfaces Fibered By Affine Lines Over The Projective Line.
David L Wright*, Washington University
(96414113) 
11:00 a.m.
Milnor Ktheory of smooth algebraic schemes.
Reza Akhtar*, Miami University
(96414229)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday March 31, 2001, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry, IV
Room 339, Strong Hall
Organizers:
Christopher Peterson, Colorado State University peterson@math.colostate.edu
B. P. Purnaprajna, University of Kansas purna@math.ukans.edu

3:00 p.m.
Brauer groups and quotient stacks.
Dan Edidin*, University of MissouriColumbia
Brendan Hassett, Chinese University of Hong Kong/Rice University
Andrew Kresch, University of Pennsylvania
Angelo Vistoli, University of Utah, University of Bologna
(9641495) 
3:30 p.m.
Optimal Bound for the Number of (1)Curves on Extremal Rational Surfaces.
Mustapha Lahyane*, nternational Centre for Theoretical Physics (Trieste. Italy)
(96414133) 
4:00 p.m.
Vertex algebras and the cohomology ring structure of Hilbert schemes of points on surfaces.
WeiPing Li, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Zhenbo Qin*, University of Missouri at Columbia
Weiqiang Wang, North Carolina State University at Raleigh
(9641445) 
4:30 p.m.
Better relations among GromovWitten invariants.
Aaron Bertram, University of Utah
Holger P Kley*, Colorado State University
(96414154) 
5:00 p.m.
On Normal Monomial Ideals.
Les Reid, Southwest Missouri State University
Leslie Roberts, Queen's University
Marie A Vitulli*, University of Oregon
(96413206)

3:00 p.m.