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Update: 2009/04/27

Research

Moduli and Discrete Groups

Period
June 8–12, 2009
Place
RIMS, Room 420, Kyoto University
Speakers include
Valery Alexeev (University of Georgia), Daniel Allcock (University of Texas at Austin), Valery Gritsenko (Université Lille 1), Samuel Grushevsky (Princeton University), Klaus Hulek (Universität Hannover), David Hyeon (Marshall University), Fumiharu Kato (Kyoto University), Shigeyuki Kondo (Nagoya University), Radu Laza (University of Michigan), Yongnam Lee (Sogang University), Shigeru Mukai (Kyoto University), Iku Nakamura (Hokkaido University), Riccardo Salvati-Manni (Sapienza Università di Roma), Nick Shepherd-Barron (University of Cambridge), Ravi Vakil (Stanford University)
Organizers
Shigeyuki Kondo (Nagoya University), Shigeru Mukai (Kyoto University)
Support
JSPS Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (S) No. 19104001 (Toshiyuki Katsura, Hosei University),
JSPS Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (S) No. 19104002 (Masahiko Saito, Kobe University),
JSPS Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A) No. 18204001 (Shigeyuki Kondo, Nagoya University),
RIMS: Kyodo-riyo-kenkyu
Contact to
Shigeyuki Kondo
e-mail:kondo (at) math.nagoya-u.ac.jp
phone:+81-52-789-2815
address:Graduate School of Mathematics, Nagoya University,
Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya 464-8602
JAPAN

Program

June 8 (Mon)
13:00–14:00

Valery Alexeev (University of Georgia)

Moduli of Campedelli and Burniat surfaces

14:30–15:30

Iku Nakamura (Hokkaido University)

A canonical morphism from the second compactification SQg,Ktoric to the first compactification SQg,K of the moduli of abelian varieties

16:00–17:00

Samuel Grushevsky (Princeton University)

The Schottky problem and the superstring measure

June 9 (Tue)
10:00–11:00

Klaus Hulek (Universität Hannover)

Abelianization of orthogonal groups and the fundamental group of modular varieties

11:30–12:30

Valery Gritsenko (Université Lille 1)

The Borcherds function Φ12 and the Kodaira dimension of modular varieties

14:30–15:30

Riccardo Salvati-Manni (Sapienza Università di Roma)

A combinatorial approach to compactifications of the moduli space of 8 points on the line

16:00–17:00

Shigeyuki Kondo (Nagoya University)

Moduli of plane quartics, Göpel invariants and Borcherds products

18:00–20:00

Banquet (at Shirankaikan Yamauchi Hall in Kyoto University)

June 10 (Wed)
10:00–11:00

Daniel Allcock (University of Texas at Austin)

On the classification of reflective Lorentzian lattices

11:30–12:30

Shigeru Mukai (Kyoto University)

Homologically trivial involutions and Shioda-Inose correspondence for UU(2)

afternoon

Free discussion

June 11 (Thu)
10:00–11:00

Ravi Vakil (Stanford University)

The ring of invariants of n points on the projective line

11:30–12:30

David Hyeon (Marshall University)

Log minimal model program for the moduli space of stable curves

14:30–15:30

Radu Laza (University of Michigan)

Notes on the birational geometry of the moduli spaces of genus 4 curves and cubic threefolds

16:00–17:00

Yongnam Lee (Sogang University)

Construction of surfaces of general type via Q-Gorenstein smoothings

June 12 (Fri)
10:00–11:00

Fumiharu Kato (Kyoto University)

Artin–Schreier–Mumford curves

11:30–12:30

Nick Shepherd-Barron (University of Cambridge)

Tropes in genus 3