MPS Conference on Higher Dimensional Geometry 2022

Date & Time

Organizer: James McKernan, University of California, San Diego

Meeting Goals:

The MPS Conference on Higher Dimensional Geometry 2022 will focus on recent progress in higher-dimensional geometry and its interaction with other fields.

Topics include K-stability and recent progress on the construction of the moduli space of K-stable Fano varieties, the minimal model program in mixed characteristic and the higher dimensional Cremona group.

Speakers List:
Hamid Abban, University of Loughborough
Kristin DeVleming, University of Massachusetts
Mircea Mustata, University of Michigan
Jakob Witaszek, University of Michigan
Susanna Zimmermann, University of Angers
Ziquan Zhuang, MIT
Joaquin Moraga, Princeton University
Jérémy Blanc, Universität Basel
Dori Bejleri, Harvard University
David Stapleton, University of Michigan
Lena Ji, University of Michigan

  • Agendaplus--large

    Wednesday, February 23

    9:30 AM Mircea Mustata
    10:30 AMBREAK
    11:00 AM Ziquan Zhuang
    12:00 PMLUNCH
    1:00 PMKristin DeVleming
    2:00 PMBREAK
    2:30 PMJakob Witaszek
    3:30 PMBREAK
    4:00 PMPoster Session

    Thursday, February 24

    9:30 AMSusanna Zimmermann
    10:30 AMBREAK
    11:00 AMHamid Abban
    12:00 PMLUNCH
    1:00 PMDori Bejleri
    2:00 PMBREAK
    2:30 PMDavid Stapleton
    3:30 PMBREAK
    4:00 PMProblem session (organizer)

    Friday, February 25

    9:30 AMJoaquin Moraga
    10:30 AMBREAK
    11:00 AMLena Ji
    12:00 PMLUNCH
    1:00 PMJeremy Blanc
  • Participation & Fundingplus--large

    Participation in the meeting falls into the following three categories. An individual’s participation category is communicated via their letter of invitation.

    Group A – Speakers and Out-of-town Participants
    The foundation will arrange and pay for all air and train travel to the conference as well as hotel accommodations for up to three nights and reimbursement of local expenses.

    Group B – Local Participants
    Individuals in Group B will not receive financial support, but are encouraged to enjoy all conference-hosted meals.

    Group C – Remote Participants
    Individuals in Group C will participate in the meeting remotely. Please register at the link above and a remote participation link will be sent to you approximately two weeks prior to the meeting.

  • Travel & Hotelplus--large

    Air and Train
    The foundation will arrange and pay for all air and train travel to the conference for those in Group A. Please provide your travel specifications by clicking the registration link above. If you are unsure of your group, please refer to your invitation sent via email.

    Personal Car
    For participants in Group A driving to Manhattan, The James NoMad Hotel offers valet parking. Please note there are no in-and-out privileges when using the hotel’s garage, therefore it is encouraged that participants walk or take public transportation to the Simons Foundation.

    Participants in Group A who require accommodations are hosted by the foundation for a maximum of three nights at The James NoMad Hotel. Any additional nights are at the attendee’s own expense. To arrange accommodations, please register at the link above.

    The James NoMad Hotel
    22 E 29th St
    New York, NY 10016
    (between 28th and 29th Streets)

    For driving directions to The James NoMad, please click here.

  • COVID-19 Policyplus--large

    ALL in-person meeting attendees must be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus with a World Health Organization approved vaccine, be beyond the 14-day inoculation period of their final dose, and provide proof of vaccination upon arrival to the conference. Acceptable vaccines can be found at the bottom of this page on WHO’s site.

  • Reimbursementplus--large

    Individuals in Groups A & B will be reimbursed for meals not hosted by the Simons Foundation as well as local expenses, including ground transportation. Additional information in this regard will be emailed on the final day of the meeting.

  • Contactsplus--large

    Travel & Hotel Assistance
    Ovation Travel Team

    Meeting Questions & Assistance
    Emily Klein
    Event Coordinator, MPS, Simons Foundation
    (646) 751-1262

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