Texas Algebraic Geometry Symposium

Texas A&M University 30 September – 2 October 2022.


College of Arts 
& Sciences
The Texas Algebraic Geometry Symposium is a joint seminar of Rice University, Texas A&M University, and the University of Texas at Austin. This conference aims to bring to a regional audience the latest developments in Algebraic Geometry.

After a CoViD break of over two years, this yearly meeting returns. It will be held over the weekend of September 30 – October 2 in 2022 on the campus of Texas A&M University in College Station.

 Patricio Gallardo   University of California at Riverside
 Evangelia Gazaki   University of Virginia
 Jack Jeffries   University of Nebraska
 Jesse Kass   University of California at Santa Cruz
 Patricia Klein   Texas A&M University
 Brandon Levin   Rice University
 Aida Maraj   University of Michigan
 Bernd Siebert   University of Texas at Austin

Organizers: Anthony Várilly-Alvarado (Rice University), Frank Sottile, Gregory Pearlstein, and other faculty at Texas A&M.
Poster Session: There will be a poster session for participants, with a prize of $200 for the best poster by a student or postdoc.
Funding: This conference is supported by NSF grant DMS-1758574. We will have a limited amount of support available to cover travel expenses for graduate students and early-career participants. Request this with your registration.
Local and Practical Information

Conference Program         Abstracts
Friday, 30 September
4:00–5:00 PM Arrival and Registration Ground floor of Blocker Building
5:00–6:00 PM Patricia KleinAlternating sign matrix varieties
6:00–7:30 PM Catered Dinner on site
7:30–8:30 PM Brandon LevinModuli of Galois representations and Serre's modularity conjecture
Saturday, 1 October
9:00–10:00 Bernd Siebert Toward the logarithmic Hilbert scheme
10:00–10:30 Break
10:30–11:30 Jack Jeffries Are determinantal rings direct summands of polynomial rings?
11:30–13:30 Lunch   (put up posters)Local Restaurants
13:30–14:30 Aida Maraj Colored Gaussian Graphical Models with Toric Vanishing Ideals
14:30–15:00 Break
15:00–16:00 Jesse Kass Counting curves arithmetically
16:00–18:30 Reception and poster session
19:00— Dinner/banquet at local restauran TBA
Sunday, 2 October
9:30–10:30 Patricio Gallardo Moduli of points in the plane, wall-crossings, and non-reduced schemes
10:30–11:00 Break
11:00–12:00 Evangelia GazakiLocal-to-global principles for zero-cycles