*What:* AMS Fall Western Section (official site: here)

*Where:* San Francisco State University, San Francisco

*Who:* Invited addresses by Kai Behrend, Kiran Kedlaya, Julia Pevtsova,

Burt Totaro

The meeting includes the following special sessions (among others):

Algebraic Geometry

*Organizers:*

Renzo Cavalieri, *Colorado State University renzo@math.colostate.edu*

Noah Giansiracusa, *University of California, Berkeley*

Burt Totaro, *University of California, Los Angeles *

Categorical Methods in Representation Theory

*Organizers:*

Eric Friedlander, *University of Southern California*

Srikanth Iyengar, *University of Nebraska, Lincoln*

Julia Pevtsova, *University of Washington julia@math.washington.edu*

Polyhedral Number Theory

*Organizers:*

Matthias Beck, *San Francisco State University mattbeck@sfsu.edu*

Martin Henk, *Universität Magdeburg*

Joseph Gubeladze, *San Francisco State University*

And James H. Simons will give the 2014 Einstein Public Lecture at this meeting on October 25, 2014.