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Summer 2022:

Fpsac at UCD !

June 2020:

Twinned conference Geometric Representation Theory at MPI at Perimeter June 22 - 26, 2020

May 2020:

conference to celebrate Curt McMullen and his mathematical contributions (and, belatedly, his 60th birthday). The main conference will take place at Harvard University over three days: May 22 to 24, 2020. There will be additional informal events on May 25.

Mar 2020:

Feb 2020:

Talking Across Fields A Conference in Honor of Persi Diaconis January 31 to February 2, 2020

Jan 2020:

MSRI program Quantum Symmetries January 21, 2020 to May 29, 2020 which includes:
January 23-24, 2020 Connections for Women: Quantum Symmetries
January 27- 31, 2020 Introductory Workshop: Quantum Symmetries
March 16 - 20, 2020 Tensor categories and topological quantum field theories

MSRI program Higher Categories and Categorification January 21, 2020 to May 29, 2020 which includes:
February 06 - 07, 2020 Connections for Women: Higher Categories and Categorification
February 10 - 14, 2020 Introductory Workshop: Higher Categories and Categorification
March 23 - 27, 2020 (infty, n)-categories,factorization homology, and algebraic K-theory

JMM in Denver, CO

December 2019:

Algebraic and Geometric Categorification BIRS-CMO workshop 19w5074 in Casa Matematica Oaxaca (CMO), Mexico. Dec 01 - Dec 06, 2019

August 2019:

Affine flags, folded galleries and Euclidean reflection groups University of Sydney in Australia 5-9 August 2019

July 2019:

FPSAC 2019 July 1-5, 2019, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Workshop on Lie Algebras, Their Generalizations and Quantum Analogs July 15 - 19, 2019, The Fields Institute

June 2019:

Garsiafest Future Directions in Algebraic Combinatorics Conference in Honor of Adriano Garsia's 90th Birthday When: June 17-20, 2019 Where: The Scripps Seaside Forum, San Diego, USA

CIMPA Research School: Quantum Symmetries June 24-July 05, 2019 Universidad de los Andes, Bogota, Colombia

ICMS workshop "Hecke algebras in representation theory and low-dimensional topology" 3rd-7th June, 2019 for the summer school, and 10th-14th June, 2019 for the conference. ICMS

Hilbert schemes, categorification and combinatorics June 19-23, 2019 University of California, Davis

May 2019:

Geometric and categorical representation theory as part of the 11th Southeastern Lie Theory Workshop, to be held on May 13-15, 2019, at Louisiana State University

March 2019:

Special Session on Dynamical Systems and Algebraic Combinatorics and Special Session on Lie Theory in the Representations of Groups and Related Structures - dedicated to the memory of Kay Magaard
as part of the AMS Spring Central and Western Joint Sectional Meeting University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI March 22-24, 2019 (Friday - Sunday) Meeting #1147

Crystals and Their Generalizations This 5 day workshop will focus on Kashiwara's theory of crystals and its generalizations to other areas such as K-theory, geometric crystals, and Lie superalgebras. There will be a limited number of talks to encourage discussions among the participants. The workshop will take place at OCAMI at Osaka City University. Japan.

January 2019:

Representation Theory Connections to (q,t)-Combinatorics (19w5131) Banff, Alberta Sunday, January 20 --Friday January 25, 2019

November 2018:

Combinatorics and beyond: the many facets of Sergey Fomin's mathematics, November 8-11, 2018 University of Michigan

October 2018:

"Categorified Hecke algebras, link homology, and Hilbert schemes" from October 1 to October 5, 2018. at AIM

Fusion Categories and Subfactors (18w5195) Oct 14-19, 2018, BIRS


Special Session on Combinatorial and Categorical Aspects of Representation Theory AMS Fall Western Sectional Meeting San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA October 27-28, 2018 (Saturday - Sunday) Meeting #1144

September 2018:

Geometric and Categorical Aspects of CFTs BIRS

July 2018:

FPSAC 2018 Dartmouth College, Hanover NH, USA July 16-20, 2018

CQ3MI Summer School and Workshop July 16 - 22, 2018 University of Southern California

Summer School and Workshop on Lie Theory and Representation Theory V July 15-23 and July 25-27, East China Normal University

Categorification and Higher Representation Theory 09 July - 13 July 2018 INSTITUT MITTAG-LEFFLER, AURAVAGEN 17, SE-182 60 DJURSHOLM, SWEDEN

Summer School in Geometric Representation Theory to be held at the Institute of Science and Technology (IST) Austria in the outskirts of Vienna from 9 to 13 July 2018. The summer school will be aimed toward graduate students, postdocs, and other young researchers, and will feature mini-courses, research talks, and a poster session. The deadline for registration is 31 March 2018.

June 2018:

Interactions of quantum affine algebras with cluster algebras, current algebras and categorification: A conference celebrating the 60th birthday of Vyjayanthi Chari, The Catholic University of America Washington, D.C. June 2 - June 8, 2018

Southeastern Lie Theory Workshop X University of Georgia , Athens, GA , June 10–12, 2018

April 2018:

Welcome to MAAGC. The fifth annual Mid-Atlantic Algebra, Geometry, and Combinatorics Workshop will take place April 27-28, 2018 at Drexel University. See

March 2018:


January 2018:

From Jan-May 2018 MSRI has a semester long program on Group Representation Theory and Applications, which includes several workshops.

December 2017:

Future Directions in Representation Theory will be held at the University of Sydney in the week of December 4-8, 2017.

November 2017:

Special Session on Combinatorial Representation Theory AMS sectional at UC Riverside; Fall Western Sectional Meeting University of California, Riverside, Riverside, CA November 4-5, 2017 (Saturday - Sunday) Meeting #1134
Here are my slides from my Invited Address on Combinatorics, categorification, and crystals.

October 2017:

New Perspectives in Representation Theory of Finite Groups (17w5003) BIRS, October 15 -October 20, 2017

August 2017:

2017 UChicago Math Conference

July 2017:

Mathematical Congress of the Americas 2017 Montreal, Canada, July 23-28, 2017. Session on "Symmetry in algebra, topology, and physics"

Quantum Symmetries: Subfactors and Planar Algebras July 17-21, 2017 Maui, Hawaii

The 29th international conference on Formal Power Series and Algebraic Combinatorics London (United Kingdom) FPSAC'17 London July 9--13 2017 (main FPSAC site)

June 2017:

Equivariant Combinatorics school 6/12-6/16, workshop June 19-23 (part of Thematic Semester: Algebra and Words in Combinatorics, March-July 2017)

May 2017:

The Banff International Research Station will host the "Algebraic Combinatorixx 2" workshop from May 14th to May 19th, 2017.

November 2016:

Special Session on Representations of Lie Algebras, Quantum Groups and Related Topics Fall Southeastern Sectional Meeting North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC November 12-13, 2016 (Saturday - Sunday) Meeting #1124

October 2016:

Special Session on Combinatorial Representation Theory AMS Fall Central Sectional Meeting University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis, MN October 28-30, 2016 Meeting #1123

August 2016:

"Dunkl operators, special functions and harmonic analysis" on the occasion of Charles Dunkl's 75th birthday, to be held in Paderborn (Germany) on August 8-12, 2016.

Algebraic Combinatorics in Representation Theory CIRM, 29 August - 2 September 2016

July 2016:

Thematic Program on Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry July 1 to December 31, 2016 at Fields Institute

Knot homologies, Hilbert schemes, and Cherednik algebras WARTHOG 2016 25 July - 29 July 2016 University of Oregon. The goal is this workshop to learn about the HOMFLY-PT homology of a closed n-strand braid, and to then explore some conjectural relations between this invariant, the Hilbert scheme of n points in the plane, and (in certain special cases) representations of Cherednik algebras.

May 2016:

US-Mexico Conference on Representation theory, Categorification, and Noncommutative Algebra at the University of Southern California. The conference will take place May 30th - June 3rd, 2016.

Algebraic Groups, Quantum Groups and Geometry in the Southeastern Lie Theory series will be held at the University of Virginia, May 24-27, 2016.

Workshop on Hecke Algebras and Lie Theory May 12-15, 2016 at the University of Ottawa

April 2016:

Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics AMS Spring Western Sectional Meeting University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT April 9-10, 2016 Meeting #1119

Badmath The 32nd Bay Area Discrete Math Day (BAD Math Day) will take place at UC Berkeley on Saturday, April 2nd, 2016.

Women in Noncommutative Algebra and Representation Theory (WINART) (16w5023) in Banff, Alberta BIRS March 28 -April 1, 2016

January 2016:

AMS special session on "Geometric and categorical methods in representation theory" at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in Seattle, Washington. The special session will be held Friday, January 8, 2016

December 2015:

Geometric and categorical representation theory Date: Monday December 14 - Friday December 18, 2015 Location: Mantra Hotel, Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia

October 2015:

Higher Structures in Geometry and Physics 2015 MPIM, Oct 12-16

September 2015:

June 2015:

Algebra Day, UCB, June 6

A problem based workshop on symplectic representation theory and related topics., University of Glasgow Scotland, June 8-12

May 2015:

Categorification in Algebra, Geometry and Physics (A conference in honor of the 60th Birthday of Christian Blanchet) Corisca, May4-8,2015

Representation Theory and Geometry of Symplectic Resolutions May 18-22, 2015 Northeastern University, Boston

April 2015:

Spring Western Sectional Meeting AMS, Special Session on Algebraic and Enumerative Combinatorics University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV April 18-19, 2015 (Saturday - Sunday) Meeting #1110

January 2015:

Symmetry and Topology in Quantum Matter JANUARY 26 - 30, 2015 at IPAM

Géométrie et représentations des algèbres de Cherednik, et catégorie O 12-16 January 2015 Bâtiment Sophie Germain, Université Paris Diderot, Paris, France

ASPECTS OF LIE THEORY January 7 - 10, 2015 INdAM, Rome, Italy

October 2014:

Fall Western Section Meeting San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA October 25-26, 2014 (Saturday - Sunday) Meeting #1104 AMS Special Session on Categorical Methods in Representation Theory

UC Berkeley/Davis Combinatorics Gathering Berkeley -- October 18th

September 2014:

AMS Special Session on Lie Algebras and Representation Theory Central Fall Section Meeting University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Eau Claire, WI September 20-21, 2014 (Saturday - Sunday) Meeting #1102 (Also Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics )

MSRI Introductory Workshop: Geometric Representation Theory September 02, 2014 - September 05, 2014 as part of the semester on Geometric Representation Theory

Algebraic lie theory and representation theory Sep 01, 2014 - Sep 05, 2014 ICMS, Edinburgh

August 2014:

MSRI Connections for Women: Geometric Representation Theory August 28, 2014 - August 29, 2014

Algebraic Lie Theory and Representation Theory Monday, August 25, 2014 to Friday, August 29, 2014 LMS-CMI Research School University of Glasgow Glasgow, U.K.

ICM Satellite Conference "Representation Theory and Related Topics" August 6 (Wednesday) to August 9 (Saturday), 2014, in the City of Daegu, Korea.

ICM International Congress of Mathematicians in Seoul, Korea. August 13-21, 2014

Kazhdan-Lusztig theory and Soergel bimodules 4 August - 8 August 2014 University of Oregon Eugene, OR The goal of this workshop will be to first get a solid handle on Soergel bimodules and the philosophy of algebraic categorification, and then understand the recent proof of the Soergel conjecture.

July 2014:

Subfactor Theory in Mathematics and Physics July 14-18, 2014 Maui, Hawaii

NSF/CBMS Regional Conference on Higher Representation Theory at North Carolina State University July 6--10, 2014

June 2014:

"Quantum Curves and Quantum Knot Invariants", June 15-20, 2014 BIRS

SIAM conf on discrete math June 16-19, MN

FPSAC Jun 29-Jul 3, Chicago, IL, 26th International Conference on Formal Power Series and Algebraic Combinatorics

Stanley@70: A conference in honor of Richard P. Stanley's 70th birthday Jun 23-27, M.I.T., Cambridge, MA

Categorification and geometric representation theory June 9-13, 2014 at CRM, Montreal

May 2014:

Yangians and Quantum Loop Algebras, to be held May 5-9th, in the vicinity of Austin, TX.

April 2014:

Combinatorial representation theory April 21-25, 2014 at CRM, Montreal

February 2014:

Lie Theory Workshop on Quantum Groups Stanford University, Feb 1-2, 2014 as the Winter 2014 workshop in the program "Lie Groups, Lie Algebras and Their Representations"

January 2014:

Thematic semester Jan-June 2014 on New Directions in Lie Theory

Introduction to categorification The winter school will be aimed at graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. It will feature two 12-hour mini-courses augmented by exercise sessions. Centre de recherches mathématiques, Université de Montréal, Jan 6-17, 2014

November 2013:

Special Session on Categorification in Representation Theory November 2-3, 2013 (Saturday - Sunday) University of California, Riverside, Riverside, CA (Western Fall Sectional Meeting) Meeting # 1095

October 2013:

6th Annual Women in Mathematics Symposium UC Riverside Saturday, October 19, 2013

27th BADMath Day October 26, 2013, University of California, Berkeley. Parent site:

Lie Groups, Lie Algebras and their Representations University of California, Berkeley, October 12-13, 2013 The general workshop program web page is

August 2013:

Comb'x of q-series + partitions Aug2-4, 2013 at Nankai U.

July 2013:

Words, Codes and Algebraic Combinatorics A conference in honor of Christophe Reutenauer's 60th birthday; Cetraro, Italy, 1 . 5 July 2013

June 2013:

Representation Theory and Categorification at the PRIMA2013 conference (Pacific Rim Mathematical Association) to be held *June 24-28, 2013* Shanghai Jiaotong University Shanghai, China

May 2013:

Hecke algebras in Number Theory and Categorification May 11th and 12th 2013 Columbia University, Mathematics Building, Room 520

April 2013:

Lie groups, Lie algebras and their representations University of Oregon, Eugene, Saturday April 27 and Sunday April 28, 2013.

Algebra, Combinatorics and Representation Theory conference on the occasion of the 60th birthday of Andrei Zelevinsky. April 24-28, 2013, Northeastern University in Boston.

Maurice Auslander Distinguished Lectures and International Conference April 18 - 23, 2013 Woods Hole, Massachusetts, USA

Combinatorics, Multiple Dirichlet series and Analytic Number Theory (April 15 - 19, 2013)

Interactions between Noncommutative Algebra, Representation Theory, and Algebraic Geometry Apr 8, 2013 to Apr 12, 2013

March 2013:

Whittaker Functions, Schubert calculus and Crystals (March 4-8, 2013) at ICERM

February 2013:

Quantum Hamiltonian Complexity February 19-22, 2013, at the Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing, UCB

Sage Days: Multiple Dirichlet Series, Combinatorics, and Representation Theory (February 11 - 15, 2013) at ICERM

January 2013:

Semester long program: Noncommutative Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory at MSRI, Jan 14, 2013 to May 24, 2013

Semester long program: Automorphic Forms, Combinatorial Representation Theory and Multiple Dirichlet Series at ICERM, January 28, 2013 - May 3, 2013

Connections for Women: Noncommutative Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Jan 24, 2013 to Jan 25, 2013

Introductory Workshop: Noncommutative Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory Jan 28, 2013 to Feb 1, 2013

AMS Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics and Representation Theory 2013 Joint Mathematics Meetings , Jan 11 (Jan 9 - 12) , San Diego, CA

AMS Special Session on Groups, Representations, and Applications 2013 Joint Mathematics Meetings , Jan 11 (Jan 9 - 12) , San Diego, CA

December 2012:

Rational Catalan combinatorics December 17 to December 21, 2012 at the American Institute of Mathematics (AIM), Palo Alto, California

Géométrie et représentations des algèbres de Cherednik, et catégorie O CIRM, Luminy, 10-14 December 2012

November 2012:

Conference on Geometric Methods in Representation Theory at University of Missouri-Columbia, November 17-19, 2012 Keynote speaker: Birge Huisgen-Zimmermann, UC Santa Barbara

October 2012:

Special Session on Representations of Groups and Algebras 2012 Fall Western Section Meeting University of Arizona, Tucson, Tucson, AZ October 27-28, 2012 (Saturday - Sunday) Meeting #1085

September 2012:

Tensors and their Geometry in High Dimensions The U.C. Berkeley NSF RTG in representation theory, geometry, and combinatorics will host a 4-day workshop September 26-29, 2012, featuring three 4-hour minicourses

July 2012:

Seattle Summer π-School on Cohomology and Support in Representation Theory at UW, July 27-30

MSJ-SI 2012 Schubert calculus The 5th Mathematical Society of Japan Seasonal Institute, 2012 International summer school and conference on Schubert calculus Osaka City University, Summer school: July 17- 20, 2012 Research conference: July 23-27, 2012

The 24th International Conference on Formal Power Series and Algebraic Combinatorics (FPSAC’12) will take place in Nagoya, Japan, at Nagoya University, July 30–August 3, 2012.

ALGEBRAIC MONOIDS, GROUP EMBEDDINGS AND ALGEBRAIC COMBINATORICS July 3 to July 6, 2012 at the Fields Institute at Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

June 2012:

Noncommutative Algebraic Geometry at MSRI Jun 18, 2012 to Jun 29, 2012

May 2012:

Lie Groups, Lie Algebras and their Representations at University of Southern California (USC), moved to May 5-6, Emphasis: Hopf algebras and related areas

Algebraic and Combinatorial approaches to representation theory UCR, May 18-20, 2012 is a follow up to the ICM 2010 satellite conference held in Bangalore, India (August 12-16, 2010).

"Young Researchers' Workshop on Higher Algebraic and Geometric Structures: Modern Methods in Representation Theory in the Fields Institute May 7-9, 2012

The 31st Ohio State-Denison Mathematics Conference will be held Friday, May 25 through Sunday, May 27, 2012 at The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. This year, we are very pleased to dedicate the Ring Theory Session to Professor T.Y. Lam on the occasion of his 70th birthday.

April 2012:

Southeastern Lie Theory Workshop Series on Categorification of Quantum Groups and Representation Theory April 21-22, 2012 at NCSU
Here are my slides from the conference. talk I (Apr 21) , talk II (Apr 22) If you find any typos, please let me know!

March 2012:

Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics 2012 Spring Western Section Meeting University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI March 3-4, 2012 (Saturday - Sunday) Meeting #1078

February 2012:

Lie Groups, Lie Algebras and their Representations at Stanford, February 4-5 Emphasis: Quantum Groups and related areas

January 2012:

Indian Women and Mathematics at IMSc, Chennai, January 8,9, 10 2012       (Some funding is available to cover local expenses for participants from outside India.)

past conferences


CIRM, Luminy, France
CRM, Montréal, Canada

CRM, Barcelona, Spain

DIMACS, Piscataway, NJ, USA

EIDMA, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Erwin Schrödinger Institut, Vienna, Austria

Fields Institute, Toronto, Canada

ICMS, Edinburgh, UK

ICTP, Trieste, Italy

IHP, Paris, France

INI, Cambridge, UK Newton Institute

MFO, Oberwolfach, Germany
Mittag Lefler
MSRI, Berkeley, CA, USA

Max-Planck Institute, Bonn, Germany

PIMS, Vancouver, Canada

RIMS, Kyoto, Japan