Thematic Einstein Semester on

Algebraic Geometry

Varieties, Polyhedra, Computation

Winter Semester 2019/2020

Opening Conference

This is the webpage of the opening conference of the thematic semester Algebraic Geometry, which is devoted to algebraic geometry and to its application and is organised by Peter Bürgisser (TU Berlin), Gavril Farkas (HU Berlin) and Christian Haase (FU Berlin).

Times and Venue

The opening conference will take place from the 7th to the 11th of October 2019. All talks will be given in HS A at the ground floor of Arnimallee 22, in the campus of Freie Universität Berlin. Precise information about the schedule will appear soon.


The list of speakers includes:
Daniele Agostini (HU Berlin)
Omid Amini (École Polytechnique)
Alexander Bobenko (TU Berlin)
Felipe Cucker (TU Berlin)
Jan Draisma (Universität Bern)
Mathias Drton (University of Washington)
Michael Joswig (TU Berlin)
Kaie Kubjas (Aalto University, Helsinki)
Pierre Lairez (INRIA)
Laurent Manivel (Paul Sabatier University, Toulouse)
Francisco Santos (U de Cantabria)
Reinhold Schneider (TU Berlin)
Rainer Sinn (FU Berlin)
Orsola Tommasi (University of Padova)
Timo de Wolff (Technische Universität Braunschweig)


Participants must register at this link. We are working to acquire funding to offer support for travel or accommodation to some participants. The registration will close the 1st of September 2019.


For any question about this event, you may contact the email address or one of the organisers of the opening conference: Mario Kummer (TU Berlin), Angela Ortega (HU Berlin), Andrea Petracci (FU Berlin), Karin Schaller (FU Berlin).