October 18, 2014 at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)
Funded by National Science Foundation Research Training Grant (DMS 1246844)
Description: This small workshop, aimed at graduate students and young postdocs, will include an introductory lecture on Newton-Okunkov bodies by Lawrence Ein (UIC) and a series of lectures on recent advances given by Alex Küronya (Budapest University of Technology and Economics).
Funding and registration: So we have an idea of how many participants to expect, please email Kevin Tucker (UIC) at firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know that you plan to attend, and also to say if you are requesting any funding for travel/lodging.
Schedule: The tentative schedule and topics of the lectures is given below, together with some references appropriate for each of the lectures. After the workshop has finished, there will also be a workshop dinner in the evening on Saturday, October 18. Details to follow.
10:30 - 12:00 - Lawrence Ein - Introduction to Newton-Okunkov Bodies
1:30 - 2:30 - Alex Küronya - Newton-Okunkov bodies on surfaces
3:00 - 4:00 - Alex Küronya - Functions on Newton-Okunkov bodies
4:30 - 5:30 - Alex Küronya - Local positivity and convex geometry