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Videos of Invited Speaker Talks

Recordings of the invited speaker talks, along with their slides, and the presentation on the SIAM Journal on Applied Algebra and Geometry (SIAGA) is available here.



Parking Information
For parking information during the AG17 conference, please visit Visitor parking is available in Visitors Area 2: Ferst Drive and Visitors Area 1: North Avenue.

Campus map
Campus map that includes parking, hotels and other various information useful to conference attendees.


Contributed presentations in poster format are invited in all areas consistent with the conference themes. A poster format involves the use of visual aids for mounting on a poster board. The posters will be displayed in a two-hour poster session during the day. To participate, each contributor must submit a title and a brief abstract not to exceed 1,500 characters including spaces.

Submissions are being accepted through 11:59 PM EST on June 9, 2017. Interested parties should submit the following information using the online submission site.

Presenting author: name, affiliation, e-mail address 
Each co-author: name, affiliation, e-mail address 
Poster title
Brief Abstract (1,500 characters or less including spaces)

Note: Extended deadline is for single poster submissions only. No additional minisymposia, minisymposteria or contributed lectures will be considered or acknowledged.


Conference on-site registration and sessions will take place on the campus of Georgia Institute of Technology.

Georgia Institute of Technology
North Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30332

A campus map is available at


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Organizing Committee

David A. Cox, Amherst College, USA
Serkan Hosten, San Francisco State University, USA

Local Organizers
Greg Blekherman, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Anton Leykin, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Josephine Yu, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Alicia Dickenstein, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina
Hoon Hong, North Carolina State University, USA
Teresa Krick, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina
Kristin Lauter, Microsoft Research, USA
Lek-Heng Lim, University of Chicago, USA
Dmitriy Morozov, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA
Frank Sottile, Texas A&M University, USA
Thorsten Theobald, Goethe-Universitaet, Frankfurt, Germany
Ruriko Yoshida, Naval Postgraduate School, USA

Plenary Speakers

Carlos Beltrán, Universidad de Cantabria, Spain
Gheorghe Craciun, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
Jesús De Loera,  University of California, Davis, USA
Herbert Edelsbrunner, Institute of Science and Technology, Austria
Jean-Charles Faugère, Inria, France
Joseph (JM) Landsberg, Texas A&M University, USA
Dustin G. Mixon, Air Force Institute of Technology, USA
Ragni Piene, University of Oslo, Norway
Caroline Uhler, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Bianca Viray, University of Washington, USA



The purpose of the SIAM Activity Group in Algebraic Geometry is to bring together researchers who use algebraic geometry in industrial and applied mathematics. "Algebraic geometry" is interpreted broadly to include at least: algebraic geometry, commutative algebra, noncommutative algebra, symbolic and numeric computation, algebraic and geometric combinatorics, representation theory, and algebraic topology. These methods have already seen applications in: biology, coding theory, cryptography, combustion, computational geometry, computer graphics, quantum computing, control theory, geometric design, complexity theory, machine learning, nonlinear partial differential equations, optimization, robotics, and statistics.

We welcome participation from both theoretical mathematical areas and application areas not on this list which fall under this broadly interpreted notion of algebraic geometry and its applications.


Funding Agency


SIAM and the Conference Organizing Committee wish to extend their thanks and appreciation to the U.S. National Science Foundation for its support of this conference.



Themes will be posted when available.


Important Deadlines

January 3, 2017: Minisymposium Proposal Submissions
January 31, 2017 Deadline Extended: February 21, 2017: Contributed Lecture, Poster and Minisymposium Presentation Abstracts

February 3, 2017 Deadline Extended February 24, 2017: SIAM Student Travel Award and Post-doc/Early Career Travel Award Applications

July 5, 2017: Disconnect time is midnight EDT

Information will be posted when available.


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