Organized by Laura Ghezzi, Franz-Viktor Kuhlmann, and Hans Schoutens

CUNY Graduate Center
New York
Friday, March 6, and Saturday, March 7, 2009

The Eighth Colloquiumfest will present invited talks on valuation theory and algebraic geometry, orderings and model theory.

Schedule of talks

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Friday, March 6

Room 6417

12:30-1:30 pm
Model Theory Seminar:
Franz-Viktor Kuhlmann (University of Saskatchewan)
Rational place = existentially closed?

2:00-3:00 pm
CUNY Logic Workshop:
Philipp Rothmaler (CUNY - Bronx Community College)
Elementary end-extensions via Vaughtian pairs

4:00-5:00 pm
Commutative Algebra Seminar:
Michael Temkin (University of Pennsylvania)
Inseparable local uniformization

Saturday, March 7

Room 6417

Open problem session

Hans Schoutens (New York City College of Technology)
Prolegomena to singular valuations


Samar El Hitti (New York City College of Technology)
Algebraization of formal ideals

Olga Kashcheyeva (University of Illinois at Chicago)
Generating sequences of valuations

Krishna Hanumanthu (University of Kansas at Lawrence)
Toroidalization of locally toroidal morphisms

7:30 pm
Cheese and Wine Party at the apartment of Hans Schoutens

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Last update: March 5, 2009 --------- created and maintained by Franz-Viktor Kuhlmann