Forsyth Park Fountain

A day of Algebraic Geometry in Savannah, 2018

Georgia Southern University, Armstrong Campus

Savannah Georgia

Saturday March 31, 2018

Organizers: Jim Brawner, Sungkon Chang, Davide Fusi, Jimmy Dillies & Enka Lakuriqi
Speakers: Matthew Ballard, Ana-Maria Castravets, Angela Gibney, & Emanuele Macrì

Schedule & Titles

Time Speaker Title Abstracts
08:30 - 09:30 Registration
09:30 - 10:20 Ana-Maria Castravet
Derived categories of moduli spaces of stable rational curves
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 11:50 Matthew Ballard (USC) From flips to functors
12:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 - 14:50 Emanuele Macrì
Bridgeland stability and the genus of space curves
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 - 16:20 Angela Gibney
On finite generation of the section ring of the determinant line bundle
18:30 Dinner


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Notes & Slides

Coming Soon.


All talks will take place in University Hall Room 156, Georgia Southern University, Armstrong Campus in Savannah. You can find a campus map here : Map. University Hall is building 14, you can park in P4. To get here

  • By car: Google Map
  • By plane : Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport (SAV) is conveniently located 20 miles north of campus.
  • By train : There is an Amtrak Station is located 12 miles north of campus.
  • By bus : There is also a Greyhound stop downtown, 10 miles north of campus.

Savannah is a very pretty city which we encourage you to visit if you never did before. More information can be found on the official website of the city : link.


To make sure that we have a room large enough to accommodate everyone, and in order to keep you updated on any possible changes, we ask you to register here : Registration Form.
Registration is free but if you would like to participate in the banquet there will be a nominal fee of $xx.


For a list of hotels, see this list. If you need additional assistance, please contact Enka Lakuriqi at


Unfortunately, at this point we will not be able to offer financial support.


For further information, contact Enka Lakuriqi at