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Combinatorial, Enumerative and Toric Geometry March 23, 2009 - March 27, 2009

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Mar 23, 2009
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  On asymptotic invariants of graded sequences of ideals
Mircea Mustaţă (University of Michigan)
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Strong exceptional collections of line bundles on Fano toric DM stacks
Lev Borisov
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Towards a Littlewood-Richardson rule in the Kac-Moody setting.
Nicolas Perrin
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  Geometric positivity in the cohomology of homogeneous varieties
Izzet Coskun (University of Illinois, Chicago)
Mar 24, 2009
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Equivariant transversality and K-theoretic positivity
Ezra Miller (Duke University)
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Convex bodies, semi-groups of integral points, algebras of finite type, and geometry of linear series on varieties
Kiumars Kaveh
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
  What can we learn about matroids from K-theory?
David Speyer (University of Michigan)
03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
  Tropical bounds on nef cones
Diane Maclagan (University of Warwick)
Mar 25, 2009
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Boundary complexes of varieties
Sam Payne (University of Texas, Austin)
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Compactifications of Subvarieties of Tori
Evgueni Tevelev
Mar 26, 2009
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Quantum K theory of Grassmannians
Leonardo Mihalcea (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University)
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  The virtual Betti numbers of the Hilbert scheme of points on a Calabi- Yau threefold
Kai Behrend (University of British Columbia)
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
  K-theoretic Schubert calculus on the affine Grassmannian
Thomas Lam
03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
  The K-Theory of Symplectic Orbifolds
Tara Holm (Cornell University)
Mar 27, 2009
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  The Hilbert scheme of the diagonal in a product of projective spaces
Bernd Sturmfels (University of California, Berkeley; Max-Planck-Institut für Mathematik in den Naturwissenschaften)
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  GIT-cones and applications
Nicolas Ressayre
03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
  Frobenius splitting of matrix Schubert varieties and positroid varieties, with applications to juggling
Allen Knutson (Cornell University)