Conference on Unexpected and Asymptotic Properties of Algebraic Varieties

Postponed until further notice

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

We are pleased to announce a conference to celebrate the many accomplishments of Professor Brian Harbourne.

Brian Harbourne

The conference will feature plenary talks by experts in algebraic geometry and commutative algebra as well as shorter talks and posters by recent PhDs.

Health concerns due to the corona virus have caused this conference to be postponed to fall 2020 or later. Please check back in summer 2020 for updated information.

Registration and Participant Support

With generous funding from the National Science Foundation and the National Security Agency we are able to offer support for participants with priority given to speakers, poster presenters, early career participants, and mathematicians from under-represented groups.

SCAM ALERT! Please be aware that people misrepresenting themselves as acting on behalf of this conference have contacted participants soliciting credit card numbers under the pretense of arranging accomodation. Please be aware that this is a scam. We will not ask for your credit card information.

Contact Susan Cooper with any inquiries about this conference.

Confirmed speakers

Cristiano Bocci (University of Siena)

Sandra Di Rocco (KTH Stockholm)

Eloísa Grifo (University of California Riverside)

Elena Guardo (University of Catania)

Mike Janssen (Dordt University)

Juan Migliore (University of Notre Dame)

Uwe Nagel (University of Kentucky)

Joaquim Roé (Autonomous University of Barcelona)

Tomasz Szemberg (Pedagogical Institute, Cracow)

Halszka Tutaj-Gasińska (Jagiellonian University, Cracow)


Susan Cooper (University of Manitoba)

Alexandra Seceleanu (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)

Adam Van Tuyl (McMaster University)


The National Science Foundation, the National Security Agency and the Department of Mathematics of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.