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:

The Fall Western Sectional Meeting of the AMS will be held at San Francisco State University, on October 27-28, 2018 (Saturday – Sunday). The following sessions will run:

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.

There will be a conference at Tulane University conference on “Commutative Algebra and Representation Theory” on November 8 — 11, 2018. The goal of this conference is to bring researchers from commutative algebra, algebraic combinatorics and representation theory together to stimulate further research interaction and collaboration across these areas. Limited funding for local accommodation is available for graduate students and junior researchers. If you would like to participate to this conference, please send an email to one of the organizers: Mahir Bilen Can (mcan@tulane.edu); Tai Huy Ha (tha@tulane.edu).

Confirmed speakers:

- Jacopo Gandini (Scuola Normale Superiore, Italy)
- Takayuki Hibi (Osaka University, Japan)
- Roy Joshua (The Ohio State University, USA)
- Kiumars Kaveh (University of Pittsburg)
- Uwe Nagel (University of Kentucky, USA)
- Lex Renner (University of Western Ontario, Canada)
- Tim Römer (Universität Osnabrück)
- Bart Van Steirteghem (City University of New York)
- Adam Van Tuyl (McMaster University, Canada)

For more information see the conference website:

http://www.math.tulane.edu/~mcan/CommutativeRepresentation.html

There will be a workshop on D-modules and Hodge Theory at UIC November 16-18, 2018.

There will be 3 introductory lecture series given by Donu Arapura, Mircea Mustata and Mihnea Popa.

The deadline for full consideration of financial support is September 16. Women and minorities are particularly encouraged to apply. For questions about the workshop in general, please email Nicholas Switala at nswitala@uic.edu or see the webpage for the workshop.

There will be a Workshop on “Combinatorial Categories in Algebra and Topology”, November 22-24, 2018, at the University of Osnabrück. The organizers are Tim Römer, Oliver Röndigs and Markus Spitzweck.

Invited speakers include:

- Rob H. Eggermont (Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands)
- Moritz Groth (University of Bonn, Germany)
- Javier J. Gutiérrez (Universidad de Cantabria, Spain)
- Henning Krause (University of Bielefeld, Germany)
- Liping Li (Hunan Normal University, China)
- Ieke Moerdijk (University of Utrecht, The Netherlands)
- Uwe Nagel (University of Kentucky, USA)
- Dang Hop Nguyen (Hanoi Institute of Mathematics, Vietnam)
- Steffen Sagave (University of Bonn, Germany)
- Stefan Schwede (University of Bonn, Germany)

For more information see the web page for the workshop.

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JMM 2019
January 16th, 2019

The Joint Mathematics Meetings for 2019 will be held in Baltimore MD, January 16-19. There will be at least a couple of Special Sessions of interest to commutative algebraists:

For more information see jointmathematicsmeetings.org.

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SLAM 2019
February 23rd, 2019

The 2019 edition of the Southwest Local Algebra Meeting will be held at the University of Texas at El Paso, 23–24 February 2019.

There is a registration form at the meeting website. Early registrants have priority for support.

**Confirmed Speakers**

- Anton Dochtermann (Texas State University)
- Michael DiPasquale (Colorado State University)
- Ezra Miller (Duke University)
- Brandilyn Stigler (Southern Methodist University)
- Emily Witt (University of Kansas)
- Piotr Wojciechowski (University of Texas at El Paso)

**Organizers**

- Lars Winther Christensen (Texas Tech University)
- Art Duval (University of Texas at El Paso)
- Louiza Fouli (New Mexico State University)
- David Jorgensen (University of Texas at Arlington)

The Spring Southeastern AMS Sectional Meeting will be at Auburn University, Auburn, AL on March 15-17, 2019 (Friday – Sunday). Below are some commutative algebra sessions that will run there:

The University of Münster will host “Interactions Between Commutative Algebra, Representation Theory, And Algebraic Geometry, A conference in memoriam Ragnar-Olaf Buchweitz” on March 19-23, 2019. The organizers are Eleonore Faber and Lutz Hille.

The conference will start on Tuesday, March 19, at 9:00, and will be closed on Saturday, March 23 in the afternoon. The lectures take place at the Mathematical Institute of the University of Münster, lecture hall M3.

For more information see the website: https://www.uni-muenster.de/Arithm/hille/tagungen/Tagung2019.html