2019 Route 81 Mathematics Conference

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Saturday, 5 October 2019
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Queen's University
Kingston, Ontario
Mike Roth
Gregory G. Smith


14:30–15:30   Diane Maclagan (Warwick)   Geometry of the moduli space of genus zero curves
08:30–09:30   coffee and snacks (5th floor lounge)
09:00–09:50   Brent Pym (McGill)   Holonomic Poisson manifolds
10:00–10:50   Ayah Almousa (Cornell)   Polarizations of powers of the maximal ideal in a polynomial ring
11:00–11:30   coffee break
11:30–12:20   Daoji Huang (Cornell)   Bruhat atlas on stratified manifolds in coordinates
12:30–14:00   lunch (5th floor lounge)
14:00–14:50   John Myers (Oswego)   Three algebras and three variants of Koszulness
15:00–15:50   Beihui Yuan (Cornell)   A counterexample to the 2r+1 conjecture on algebraic splines
16:00–16:30   coffee break
16:30–17:20   Nicholas Packauskas (Cortland)   Growth of Betti sequences over a complete intersection
Complete abstracts are available in PDF.

Local Info

We have not blocked any rooms, but here is a list of some nearby hotels you may wish to try.
Hotel Belvedere, 141 King Street East, Kingston; approximately 1.3km or 16min walking to the Math department
Confederation Place Hotel, 237 Ontario Street, Kingston; approximately 1.9km or 23min walking to the Math department
Holiday Inn Kingston Waterfront, 2 Princess Street, Kingston; approximately 2km or 26min walking to the Math department
Tourism Kingston has a longer list of Hotels & Motels, and Bed & Breakfasts.
Directions to Queen's University
Jeffery Hall (the Mathematics and Statistics Department) is on the westside of University Avenue slightly north of Bader Lane; see the Campus Map.
Paid underground parking for visitors to the main campus of Queen's University is available in the parking garage located at the corner of University Avenue and Stuart Street (enter from Stuart Street).