Commutative Algebra: Connections with Algebraic Topology and Representation Theory

A conference on the occasion of Luchezar Avramov's 60th birthday

University of Nebraska–Lincoln, 18–22 May 2008


The meeting will bring together commutative algebraists and researchers in algebraic topology and representation theory, whose work draws from and contributes to commutative algebra.

We encourage and hope to support the participation of advanced students and early career faculty.

Conference poster


The conference begins in morning of the 18th, a Sunday, and ends in the early afternoon of the 22nd, a Thursday.

Conference program

Talk Abstracts

There will be a banquet on the 20th, Tuesday 7-11pm at the Wick Alumni Center

All participants are invited to spend a few days in the Rocky Mountains after the conference: Math in the Mountains


On-line registration is closed.

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Participant List

Travel and accommodation

Maps of campus and Lincoln.

General information on travel to Lincoln.

Rooms have been blocked at two hotels that are both within 10 minutes walk from campus:

The block of rooms was be released April 11th to the general public.

Holiday Inn (402–475–4011) at $89 per night for a single/double room. Use reservation code "ALG" for on-line reservations. For phone reservations ask for "in house" reservations using group name "Algebra Conference".

Suburban (formerly Townhouse Motel)(402–475–3000 or 800–279–1744) at $60 per night for a single/double room. Use reservation code "Algebra Conference" for both phone and on-line reservations.

For other options see Local Hotels.

Scientific Committee

Local Organizing Committee

  • Inês Henriques, UNL graduate student
  • Marilyn Johnson, Dept. Asst. for Graduate Studies and Research
  • Frank Moore, UNL graduate student
  • Bridget Prohaska, UNL undergraduate student
  • Liana Şega, Assistant Professor, University of Missouri–Kansas City