2nd July: Compositio Prize Festivity

Update: Ben Moonen has created a web page recording the event with some snappy pictures of prize, prizewinners, and audience members: here.

To celebrate the awarding of the first Compositio Prize to the paper

D. Maulik, N. Nekrasov, A. Okounkov, R. Pandharipande: Gromov-Witten theory and Donaldson-Thomas theory. II. Compositio Mathematica 142 (2006), no. 5, 1286–1304

there will be a Festivity at the University of Amsterdam.

The program is:
10:45-11:15 Coffee and welcome
11:15-12:15 D. Maulik: Introduction to GW/DT correspondence
12:15-13:30 Lunch break
13:30-14:30 A. Okounkov: Descendent correspondence
14:30-14:45 Laudatio
14:45-15:45 R. Pandharipande: Future directions
15:45-16:00 Tea break
16:00-17:00 N. Nekrasov: Quantum integrability, topological gauge and string theory

Lectures will take place in Room C1.110 of UvA Building, Science Park 904, 1098 XH Amsterdam. After the last talk, participants have the opportunity for a drink at the cafe ‘Polder’, which is next door.

The official webpage is here.

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