AMS Fall Southeastern Sectional, Memphis

The AMS Fall Southeastern Sectional Meeting will be held at the University of Memphis October 17-18. The following special sessions will be running.
Special Session on Recent Advances in Commutative Algebra.
Organizers:
Sandra Spiroff, University of Mississippi spiroff@olemiss.edu
Lance Miller, University of Arkansas –
See more at http://www.ams.org/meetings/sectional/2226_progfull.html.

AMS Central Fall Sectional, Chicago

The AMS Central Fall Sectional Meeting at Loyola University Chicago will be held October 3-4. There will be multiple special sessions:
See more at: http://www.ams.org/meetings/sectional/2219_progfull.html
 
Special Session on Combinatorial and Computational Algebra
Organizers:
David Cook II, Eastern Illinois University dwcook@eiu.edu
Sonja Mapes, University of Notre Dame
 
Special Session on Commutative Algebra
Organizers:
Youngsu Kim, University of California, Riverside
Paolo Mantero, University of California, Riverside
Jonathan Montaño, University of Kansas jmontano@ku.edu

Interactions of Computer Algebra with Commutative Algebra, Combinatorics and Algebraic Statistics, Bucharest, Romania

Institute of Mathematics Simion Stoilow of the Romanian Academy (Bucharest) and the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, Bucharest University, in cooperation with the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, Ovidius University, Constanta, will organize the 23rd National School on Algebra, August 31-September 4, 2015, Bucharest, Romania. The topic of the school is “Interactions of Computer Algebra with Commutative Algebra, Combinatorics and Algebraic Statistics”.

For more information, see the webpage of the school:

http://math.univ-ovidius.ro/sna/edition.aspx?itemID=9

Midwest Commutative Algebra Conference

There will be a conference at Purdue University titled “Midwest Commutative Algebra Conference.’’ It will be held  from Monday, August 3, through Friday, August 7, 2015. This meeting is in the tradition of Midwest Algebra and Geometry Conferences. The topics of the conference are recent advances in Commutative Algebra and its intersection with Algebraic Geometry, with particular emphasis on characteristic p methods, multiplicity theory, multiplier ideals, free resolutions, local cohomology, and the homological conjectures.

There will be a poster session to give junior mathematicians and graduate students an opportunity to present their work.  Junior mathematicians and graduate students are particularly encouraged to participate in the conference, as well as mathematicians from traditionally underrepresented groups and faculty of undergraduate institutions. The deadline for being considered for financial support is July 1, 2015.

More details may be found on the website of the conference:  http://www.math.purdue.edu/~ulrich/Purdue_2015/

update 18 June 2015: Confirmed speakers include L. Avramov, C. Berkesch, D. Cutkosky, H. Dao, S. Dutta, L. Ein, D. Erman, M. Hochster, C. Huneke, S. Kleiman, G. Lyubeznik, L. Ma, J. Madsen, J. Montano, S. Sam, H. Schenck, A. Singh, K. Tucker, and W. Zhang. The website also now has information on finding accommodations.

Google Celebrates Emmy Noether

In case you missed it, Google posted a doodle celebrating the 133rd Birthday of Emmy Noether.  It goes without saying that Emmy Noether played a prominent role in google-doodlethe development of commutative algebra, as well as other fields of mathematics. This being the case, we would like to join Google in saying happy birthday to Emmy. More information about the Doodle can be found in the following link:
https://www.google.com/doodles/emmy-noethers-133rd-birthday