Saturday, April 25, 2015 (Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building, Room 106):
The second annual Mid-Atlantic Algebra, Geometry, and Combinatorics (MAAGC) Workshop will take place Friday and Saturday, April 24-25, 2015, in the Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building (PISB) at Drexel University, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. PISB is located on the northeast corner of 33rd and Chestnut Streets. Here is a google map. Also see this webpage for information on directions, parking, and maps.Registration: Please register here. Registration is free, but for planning purposes (space and refreshments), please try to meet the target registration deadline of April 15, 2015. The registration page also includes a brief application to participate in the poster session.
The MAAGC Workshop aims to bring together senior researchers and junior mathematicians from the region to exchange ideas and forge collaborations in algebraic geometry and algebraic combinatorics.
Angela Gibney (U. Georgia)
Mark Shimozono (Virginia Tech)
Eric Sommers (U. Mass Amherst)
Alex Yong (U. Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Organizing Committee: Linda Chen (Swarthmore), Ryan Kaliszewski (Drexel), Elizabeth Milicevic (Haverford), Amy Myers (Bryn Mawr).
Scientific Committee: Jonah Blasiak (Drexel), Linda Chen (Swarthmore), Jim Haglund (UPenn), Elizabeth Milicevic (Haverford), Jennifer Morse (Drexel), Greta Panova (U Penn).
Friday, April 24, 2015 (Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building, Room 108)
Panel: There will be a 45-minute panel discussion titled Financial Freedom: How (Not) to Get Grants. This professional development event is intended for all participants: students, postdocs and faculty.
Posters: An application to participate in the poster session can be found on the registration page.
Financial support: There is limited funding, mostly for junior participants, provided by the Mellon Foundation through a Tri-College Seed Grant. Some funds for childcare are available: please contact the organizers as soon as possible if childcare is requested.
Location and Directions: Drexel University is located adjacent to Philadelphia's 30th Street Station served by Amtrak and SEPTA. The Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building is on the northeast corner of 33rd and Chestnut Streets. For directions to the building, here is a google map. Also see this webpage for information on directions, parking, and maps.
Hotel: Club Quarters rooms can be booked with special rate code PENN. Other hotels can be booked using Kayak, Hotwire, Priceline, and other online search engines.