Union College Mathematics Conference
Saturday and Sunday, December 3 - 4, 2016
Schenectady, New York
- Vin de Silva (Pomona College) (website)
- Angelica Osorno (Reed College) (website)
- Ravi Ramakrishna (Cornell University) (website)
- Christina Sormani (CUNY - Lehman College and Graduate Center) (website)
Concurrent Sessions in:
- Algebraic Topology
- Applied Topology
- Category Theory
- Differential Geometry and Geometric Analysis
- Number Theory
There will be a reception with light refreshments on Friday night from 7:30pm - 9pm in Bailey 204 (directions and parking maps can be found here). Talks will begin on Saturday and continue on Sunday, ending in the late afternoon. There will also be a reception with light refreshments on Saturday night.
Note: On Friday, December 2nd, at 3:00pm, the Algebra/Topology Seminar at the University at Albany will be hosting a talk by David Gepner titled "On Localization Sequences and Algebraic K-Theory." More information can be found here.
There will be a registration fee as follows:
Please register using our registration form here.
- $25 - Standard
- $15 - Postdocs / Retired Faculty
- $10 - Graduate Students
Abstracts for all talks can be found here
A schedule of all talks is available here (pdf)
Differential Geometry and Geometric Analysis:
Block rates are available at the following hotels if reserved by November 2, 2016:
- DoubleTree by Hilton
100 Nott Terrace
Schenectady NY 12308
Reference: Union College Math Department Conference
- Hampton Inn
450 State St
Schenectady NY 12305
Reference: UMC (Union Math Conference)
Directions and Travel to Union College
Union College is centrally located in New York's Capital District about 10 miles from the Albany International Airport, easily accessible by train from NYC, and just 3 to 4 hours by car from NYC, Boston, and Montreal. Here is a campus map
, which indicates several parking lots. Registration and the main sessions will be held in Bailey Hall, building 37 on the map. The plenary talks will be held in the Olin Center, building 44. Google maps link to Bailey Hall
- By car:
From the north, south, and east: From New York State Thruway exit 24, take the Northway (I-87) north to exit 6 (marked "Route 7 west"). Follow Route 7 west for 6.5 miles and bear right onto Union Street. Continue on Union Street for 2.7 miles and make a sharp right at the stoplight onto Union Avenue. After about 1000 feet, turn left through the gate to enter Union's campus, onto Alexander Lane. Continue straight for parking on the right next to the baseball field. (See the campus map for additional parking.) Registration and the conference sessions are in Bailey Hall.
From the west: From Thruway exit 26, take I-890 east to exit 4 (Erie Boulevard). Follow Erie Boulevard north to Union Street (second light after the Amtrak station), turn right onto Union Street, and follow for one mile, and make a slight left at the stoplight onto Union Avenue. After about 1000 feet, turn left through the gate to enter Union's campus, onto Alexander Lane. Continue straight for parking on the right next to the baseball field. (See the campus map for additional parking.) Registration and the conference sessions are in Bailey Hall.
- By air:
The Albany Airport is a 20 minute drive from campus and is served by most major airlines, including United, US Airways, Delta, and Southwest.
There is regular taxi service between the airport and Schenectady. Cabs are available outside the baggage claim area.
- By train:
The Schenectady Amtrak station is a ten minute walk or short taxi ride from campus. The Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak station is a 30 minute taxi ride from campus, but has more frequent service from NYC and points south than the Schenectady station.