Schedule: (all talks in KB K106)

Friday 22 January 2016

1:00-1:10 Welcome
1:10-1:30 Oliver Pechenik Puzzles and equivariant \(K\)-theory of Grassmannians
1:40-2:00 Laura Escobar Toric matrix Schubert varieties
2:00-2:30 coffee
2:30-3:20 June Huh (Algebra Seminar) Hard Lefschetz theorem and Hodge-Riemann relations for combinatorial geometries
3:30-3:50 Ryan Kaliszewski Airports: a link between Schubert calculus and Macdonald polynomials
4:00-4:20 Markus Schmidmeier Refinements of Littlewood-Richardson Tableaux
4:30-- Informal gathering at the Grad Club

Saturday 23 January 2016

9:30-10:20 Carly Klivans The Partitionability Conjecture
10:30-10:50 Rob Davis Ehrhart series of polytopes related to symmetric doubly-stochastic matrices
11:00-11:30 coffee
11:30-11:50 Mathieu Guay-Paquet A Hopf-algebraic proof of the Shareshian-Wachs conjecture
12:00-12:20 Li Li Combinatorics of theta bases of cluster algebras
1:00-2:30 lunch (Physics atrium)
2:30-2:50 William Slofstra Staircase diagrams and smooth Schubert varieties
3:00-3:20 Tony Iarrobino Equations for loci of commuting nilpotent matrices
3:30-4:00 break
4:00-4:50 James Propp Cyclic actions on Catalan objects
6:30-- a group dinner?

Sunday 24 January 2016

9:30-10:20 Greg Smith Splendid complexes
10:30-10:50 Bruce Sagan Of antipodes and involutions
11:00-11:30 coffee
11:30-11:50 Samantha Dahlberg The Antipode of NCSym
12:00-12:20 Vivien Ripoll Hurwitz-transitivity and shellability in generated groups
12:30 end

All talks will be held in Kresge 106.