The 2018 Fall Central Sectional Meeting of the AMS will be at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, MI on October 20-21, 2018 (Saturday – Sunday). The sessions below are some of the ones of interest to commutative algebraists that will run there:

- Special Session on Advances in Commutative Algebra

Organizers:

**Jack Jeffries**, University of Michigan jackjeff@umich.edu

**Linquan Ma**, Purdue University

**Karl Schwede**, University of Utah

- Special Session on Commutative Algebra and Complexity

Organizers:

**Harm Derksen**, University of Michigan hderksen@umich.edu

**Francesca Gandini**, University of Michigan

**Visu Makam**, University of Michigan

- Special Session on Commutative Ring Theory

Organizers:

**Joe Stickles**, Millikin University

**Darrin Weber**, University of Evansville dw238@evansville.edu - Special Session on Multiplicities and Volumes: An Interplay Among Algebra, Combinatorics, and Geometry

Organizers:

**Federico Castillo**, University of Kansas

**Jonathan Montaño**, New Mexico State University jmon@nmsu.edu