Southwest Local Algebra Meeting

University of Texas at El Paso, 23–24 February 2019


Saturday 23 February

12.30–1.00 pm  Check-in and coffee/snacks
1.00–2.00 pm  Poster session
2.00–2.50 pm  Talk 1
3.00–3.50 pm  Talk 2
4.00–4.50 pm  Poster session
5.00–5.50 pm  Talk 3
6.30 pm  Social gathering

Sunday 24 February

8.30–9.00 am  Continental breakfast
9.00–9.50 am  Talk 4
10.00–10.50 am  Poster session
11.00–11.50 am  Talk 5
12.00–12.50 pm  Talk 6

Download the conference poster


To ease planning and reporting we request that all participants fill out the registration form before 2 February 2019. Early registrants have priority for support, and you must register by 19 January 2019 to be considered for support.

Travel and Accommodation

The conference hotel provides shuttle service to/from the El Paso International Airport (ELP). Those driving can find directions on the hotel's homepage.

The talks will take place in room 309 in the Business Administration Building. It is a 10 minutes walk from the hotel; both buildings are shown on the interactive campus map, and they are buildings 109 and 212 on the printable map.

The conference hotel is the Hilton Garden Inn El Paso/University. Please register by 19 January 2018, so that we can book your room at the conference rate.

Sponsors and Support

The meeting is supported by the National Security Agency,
The College of Science, and the Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Texas at El Paso.

Confirmed Speakers

Anton Dochtermann  (Texas State University)

Michael DiPasquale  (Colorado State University)

Ezra Miller  (Duke University)

Brandilyn Stigler  (Southern Methodist University)

Emily Witt  (University of Kansas)

Piotr Wojciechowski  (University of Texas at El Paso)

Poster Presenters

Benjamin Drabkin  (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)  
Symbolic Defect and Cover Ideals

Fariba Khoshnasib  (Earlham college)  
Bifurcations of Liouville Tori on différent Lie Algebras

Cheng Meng  (Texas A&M University)  
G-graded irreducibility and the index of reducibility

Michael Perlman  (University of Notre Dame)  
Local cohomology with support in some orbit closures

Josh Pollitz  (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)  
Support varieties and the derived category of a LCI ring


Lars Winther Christensen  (Texas Tech University)

Art Duval  (University of Texas at El Paso)

Louiza Fouli  (New Mexico State University)

David Jorgensen  (University of Texas at Arlington)

SLAM in the past

2018 at University of Arkansas   2017 at University of New Mexico   2016 at Texas State University   2015 at Oklahoma State University  

2014 at Texas A&M University   2013 at University of Arizona   2012 at Texas Tech University  

2011 at New Mexico State University   2010 at University of Texas at Arlington