Last updated June 14, 2005

Current Geometry
The International Conference on problems and trends of contemporary geometry
Palazzo Serra di Cassano, Naples, June 16 - 18, 2005

Under the auspices of

we are announcing Current Geometry, the sixth edition of the international conference on problems and trends in contemporary geometry. (For a more detailed information on previous Conferences edition see here.)


  1. Reasons
  2. List of speakers
  3. Scientific committee
  4. Program
  5. Organizing committee
  6. Conference Site, Tourist Information and Accommodation

List of speakers

The Organizing Committee has a pleasure to announce the following speakers:
L. Barbieri-Viale, (Università degli Studi di Padova),    J. Krasil'shchik (Independent University of Moscow),
C. Casagrande (Università degli Studi di Pisa),   K. O'Grady (Università degli Studi di Roma "La Sapienza"),
F. Catanese (University of Bayreuth),   M. Pettini (Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri),
V. Chetverikov (Bauman University, Moscow),   N.I. Shepherd-Barron (University of Cambridge),
P. de Bartolomeis (Università degli Studi di Firenze),   A. Verra, (Università degli Studi "Roma Tre"),
P. H. M. Kersten (University of Twente),   U. Zannier (Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa).

Scientific Committee

E. Arbarello (Roma), F. Baldassarri (Padova), U. Bruzzo (Trieste), F. Catanese (Bayreuth), C. Ciliberto (Roma), A. Collino (Torino), M. Cornalba (Pavia), C. De Concini (Roma), B. Dubrovin (Trieste), L. van Geemen (Pavia), P. Griffiths (Princeton), V. Kac (Boston), K. O'Grady (Roma), E. Sernesi (Roma), J. Stasheff (Chapel Hill), A. M. Vinogradov (Salerno).


Thursday, June16

 9:00 – 9:30  Registration
 9:30 – 10:30  A.Verra    Moduli of vector bundles on a curve C of genus two and Brill-Noether loci of curves in the Jacobian of C.
10:30 – 11:30  P.H.M. Kersten    The Dispersionless Boussinesq Equation: Hamiltonian, Symplectic, Noether, Inverse Noether Operators and Hierarchies.
11:30 – 12:00  Coffee break
12:00 – 13:00  N.I. Shepherd-Barron    Some divisor classes on the moduli space of abelian varieties.
15:00 – 16:00  M. Pettini    Topology and Phase Transitions.
16:00 – 16:30  Coffee break
16:30 – 17:30  L. Barbieri-Viale    Sharp Cohomology.

Friday, June 17

9:30 – 10:30  K. O’Grady    Irreducible symplectic manifolds numerically equivalent to Hilb2(K3).
10:30 – 11:30  J. Krasil’shchik    Natural coverings and integrability.
11:30 – 12:00  Coffee break
12:00 – 13:00  P. de Bartolomeis    Perspectives in Complex Theory of Symplectic Manifolds.
15:00 – 16:00  F. Catanese    Chebycheff and Belyi Polynomials, Dessins d'enfants, Beauville Surfaces and Group theory.
16:00 – 16:30  Coffee break
16:30 – 17:30  C. Casagrande    On covering and "quasi-unsplit" families of rational curves.

Saturday, June 18

9:30 – 10:30  U. Zannier    Integral points on surfaces and other varieties.
10:30 – 11:00  Coffee break
11:00 – 12:00  V. Chetverikov    Flat control systems and deformations of structures on diffieties.
12:00 – 13:00  A. Ibort    TBA.

Organizing committee

G. Sparano (Salerno), A. M. Vinogradov (Salerno), R. Vitolo (Lecce).

Questions and suggestions should go to Raffaele.Vitolo @ .