PROGRAM

First week

Ernesto Lupercio:
Quantum Toric Varieties.

Mark Spivakovski:
Introduction to valuation theory and resolution of singularities.

Lothar Goettsche:
Virtual topological invariants of moduli spaces of sheaves on surfaces.

Jack Huizenga:
Birational geometry of moduli spaces of sheaves

Second week

José Ignacio Burgos Gil:
Arithmetic of Toric Varieties.

Mark de Cataldo:
Perverse sheaves and the topology of algebraic varieties.

Duco Van Straten:
Di erential Forms in Algebraic Geometry and Applications.