The 2018 Fall Southeastern Sectional Meeting of the AMS will be held at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR on November 3-4, 2018 (Saturday – Sunday). The following are relevant sessions.

- Special Session on Interactions Between Combinatorics and Commutative Algebra

Organizers:

**Ashwini Bhat**, Oklahoma State University

**Chris Francisco**, Oklahoma State University chris.francisco@okstate.edu

**Jeffrey Mermin**, Oklahoma State University

- Special Session on Commutative Algebra

Organizers:

**Alessandro De Stefani**, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

**Paolo Mantero**, University of Arkansas

**Thomas Polstra**, University of Utah polstra@math.utah.edu

- Special Session on Advances in Birational Geometry

Organizers:

**Roi Docampo-Álvarez**, University of Oklahoma

**Lance Edward Miller**, University of Arkansas lem016@uark.edu

**Wenbo Niu**, University of Arkansas