Southwest Local Algebra Meeting

University of Texas-Arlington, 6–7 March 2010


All talks will take place in Pickard Hall, Room 304. Check-in,
poster session, and coffee will be next door in Room 308.

Saturday 6 March

12.00–12.30 pm  Check-in and coffee/snacks
12.30–1.30 pm  Poster Session
1.30–2.30 pm  Rafael Villarreal
2.30–3.30 pm  Amelia Taylor
3.30–4.30 pm  Poster Session
4.30–5.30 pm  Bruce Olberding
6.30 pm  Party at the Jorgensens'

Sunday 7 March

8.30–9.30 am  Continental breakfast
9.30–10.30 am  Sarah Witherspoon
10.30–11.30 am  Chris Francisco
11.30–12.30 pm  Ray Heitmann

Download the conference poster (created by Kristen Beck)


To ease the planning we request that all participants fill out the registration form before 20 February 2010.

Travel and Accommodation

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hilton Arlington Hotel.
The special conference rate is available until 22 February 2010.

The UT-Arlington Math Department is housed in Pickard Hall, 411
S. Nedderman Drive, Arlington, TX 76019-0408. Park for free in
lot 47 accross the street from Pickard Hall; see the campus map.


Lars Winther Christensen (Texas Tech University)

Louiza Fouli (New Mexico State University)

David Jorgensen (University of Texas-Arlington)


Chris Francisco  (Oklahoma State University)
    Edge Ideals, Cover Ideals, and Associated Primes

Ray Heitmann  (University of Texas-Austin)
    Tight Closure in Non-Excellent Rings

Bruce Olberding  (New Mexico State University)
    Non-Noetherian Perspectives on a Class of Noetherian Rings

Amelia Taylor  (Colorado College)
    Vanishing of Ext and Reflexivity

Sarah Witherspoon  (Texas A&M University)
    Quantum Symmetric Algebras

Rafael Villarreal  (Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados del I.P.N.)  Algebraic Methods for Parametrized Linear Codes

Poster Presenters

Kristen Beck  (University of Texas-Arlington)

Weronika Buczynska  (Texas A&M University)
    Toric models of graphs

Nickolas Hein  (Texas A&M University)

Christina Holdiness  (University of Texas-Arlington)

Abraham Martin del Campo  (Texas A&M University)
    Finiteness theorems for invariant chains of lattice ideals

Manizheh Nafari  (University of Texas-Arlington)

Jared Painter  (University of Texas-Arlington)

Dilia Rueda  (New Mexico State University)

Silvia Saccon  (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)

Jeanette Shakalli  (Texas A&M University)

Piyush Shroff  (Texas A&M University)

Padmini Veerapen  (University of Texas-Arlington)

List of Participants

See the conference pictures.