Annual Geometry Festival
March 31 to April 02, 2017
All lectures to take place in the French Family Science building, lecture hall 2231
FESTIVAL DATES, TIMES, AND LOCATION
The thirty-second Annual Geometry Festival will be held at the Mathematics Department
of Duke University
from Friday, March 31, to Sunday noon, April 02, 2017. Everyone is invited
to the Geometry Festival. Graduate students and young researchers are especially
encouraged to attend, see the section for financial support below.
The Geometry Festival is made
possible by a grant from the National Science Foundation. This
year's festival also received support from the mathematics departments
at Duke University and UNC who co-sponsored this event.
Duke Mathematics Department
If you have any
questions, please feel free to contact
Lucas Ambrozio (Imperial College)
Otis Chodosh (Princeton U)
Mark Haskins (Imperial College)
Chi Li (Purdue U)
Marco Radeschi (U of Notre Dame)
Christina Sormani (CUNY GC and Lehman College)
Jeff Streets (UC Irvine)
|Abstracts of the
A list of speakers at previous Geometry
Festivals can be found here.
at 2:30 pm on Friday in the lobby of the Physics Building. On Friday
there will be one colloquim talk - at 4:30 pm, with
refreshments after the talk.
lectures will take place Saturday (4), and Sunday morning (2).
On Saturday morning, continental breakfast will be served during
8:30–9:30 AM, followed by two talks, and two more talks in
the afternoon. There will be a
banquet Saturday night (see below).
other refreshments will be available during
the hours of the conference.
On Sunday morning,
breakfast will again be served from 8:30–9:30 AM,
followed by two talks. The Festival will end at noon on Sunday, to
allow for travel home that day.
Click on program in the menu on the left for a more detailed schedule.
| HOTELS AND TRANSPORTATION
(NEW: Special Rate available at the Hilton Garden Inn ---> Use the code GFDU when making the reservation)
1. The Hilton Garden Inn is a short bus ride (10 min) to the campus.
You will have however to walk other 30 minutes to the department. The
hotel is also close to 9 street which is a lively area in town. The
hotel also has a shuttle which can take you to campus.
2. The Cambria hotel & suites, also only a 15-20 minute walk to the Physics Building.
is located at 2800 Campus Walk Avenue, just a few minutes away from
Duke Campus and the Physics Building by car or a 15-20 minute
walk. Internet is free and you may purchase a Shuttle ticket to
and from campus for $5 per day.
4. The Durham Marriot City Center is in downtown Durham and close to
many restaurants and bars. It is a15-20 minute bus ride to campus.
There is also a shuttle.
Shuttle or Taxi: There are taxis, which will run about $35–45
for a one way trip between the airport and the hotel (or Duke).
Thus, if you have a group of 2 or more, you might consider taking a
For more information
about transportation alternatives
and a list of alternative accommodations, click here:
Transportation and Other Accommodations.
AND BANQUET INFORMATION
asked to register in advance. The registration fee (to be paid during the check in) is $35 for tenured and tenure-track
faculty members and $15 for
graduate students and postdocs. For those attending the banquet on
be a fee of $35 per person ($15 for graduate students and
Please check this
site from time to time for updates.
Participants with travell funds will pay
for their own travel, hotel accommodations, and meals not provided by
the Festival. Some financial support will be
available for those without travel funds (see below).
Festival is supported by grants from The
National Science Foundation, UNC
Chapel-Hill, and Duke
From the funds
remaining after conference expenses are paid, partial reimbursement of
travel and hotel costs will be made to some participants, with
preference given to graduate students and younger faculty who do not
have NSF or other grant or school support. Please check the appropriate
boxes and provide the indicated information on the registration form to
help us with this.
Those interested in
applying for travel funds should be ready to provide a vita,
including list of publications, at the time of registering.
will need to know whether other NSF grant or school
support is available.
Requests for travel support will be accepted up to the time of the
THIS WEB SITE
This web site will be
updated from time to time. Please check it once again for last minute
changes, just before you come to the Geometry Festival.
The web site will
remain in place for a while after the Geometry Festival is over, so
that you can refer to it for information about, and links to, future