A conference in honor of Dorin Popescu's 70th birthday

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ICUB (The Research Institute of the University of Bucharest), the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science of the University of Bucharest and Simion Stoilow Institute of Mathematics of the Romanian Academy will organize the conference "Commutative Algebra meeting Algebraic Geometry" in honor of Dorin Popescu's 70th birthday. The talks will take place at the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Bucharest, and will start in the morning of June 24th and end in the late afternoon of June 27th 2017, with June 23rd/June 28th the arrival/departure day. A special volume of Bulletin Mathématique de la Société des Sciences Mathématiques de Roumanie, a journal of the Romanian Mathematical Society, will be dedicated to this occasion.

Conference venue


All talks will be hosted at ``Dimitrie Pompeiu'' amphitheater, located at the second floor of the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science.

A colored, detailed program is available here.

The list of abstracts is available here.

June 24, 2017
8.30-9.00 Registration
9.00-10.00 Festive Ceremony
10.30-11.30 Jürgen Herzog
12.00-13.00 Herwig Hauser
15.30-16.30 Radu Laza
17.00-18.00 Florian Enescu
June 25, 2017
9.00-10.00 Gerhard Pfister
10.30-11.30 Ștefan Papadima
12.00-13.00 Marc Chardin
15.30-16.30 Peter Symonds
17.00-18.00 Sorin Dăscălescu
June 26, 2017
9.00-10.00 Mircea Mustață
10.30-11.30 Aldo Conca
12.00-13.00 Guillaume Rond
15.30-16.30 Viviana Ene
17.00-18.00 Marko Roczen
19.00 Banquet
June 27, 2017
9.00-10.00 Alexandra Seceleanu
10.30-11.30 Mihai Fulger
12.00-13.00 Claudiu Raicu
15.30-16.30 Marian Aprodu
17.00-18.00 Vasile Brînzănescu
  • Andrei Alban (Bucharest Univ., Romania)
  • Florin Ambro (IMAR, Romania)
  • Claudia Andrei (Bucharest Univ., Romania)
  • Marian Aprodu (Bucharest Univ. & IMAR, Romania)
  • Șerban Bărcănescu (IMAR, Romania)
  • Lucian Beznea (IMAR, Romania)
  • Ciprian Bonciocat (IMAR, Romania)
  • Vasile Brînzănescu (IMAR, Romania)
  • Daniel Bulacu (Bucharest Univ., Romania)
  • Marc Chardin (Institut de Mathematiques de Jussieu, France)
  • Gabriel Chiriacescu (IMAR, Romania)
  • Christopher Chiu (Univ. Wien, Austria)
  • A.D. Raza Choudary (ASSMS, Pakistan)
  • Mircea Cimpoeas (IMAR, Romania)
  • Mihai Cipu (IMAR, Romania)
  • Adrian Clingher (University of Missouri - St. Louis, USA)
  • Aldo Conca (Universita degli Studi di Genova, Italy)
  • Sorin Dăscălescu (Bucharest Univ., Romania)
  • Rodica Dinu (Bucharest Univ., Romania)
  • Tiberiu Dumitrescu (Bucharest Univ., Romania)
  • Viviana Ene (Univ. Ovidius, Romania)
  • Florian Enescu (Georgia State Univ., USA)
  • Mihai Epure (IMAR, Romania)
  • Mihai Fulger (Princeton Univ., USA)
  • Cătălin Gherghe (Bucharest Univ., Romania)
  • Radu Gologan (Univ. Politehnica of Bucharest & IMAR, Romania)
  • Alexandru Gica (Bucharest Univ., Romania)
  • Herwig Hauser (Univ. Wien, Austria)
  • Jürgen Herzog (Univ. Duisburg-Essen, Germany)
  • Bogdan Ichim (IMAR, Romania)
  • Cristian Ion (Galati Univ., Romania)
  • Cristodor Ionescu (IMAR, Romania)
  • Radu Laza (Stony Brook Univ., USA)
  • Mario Maican (IMAR, Romania)
  • Mircea Mustață (Michigan Univ., USA)
  • Florin Nicolae (IMAR, Romania)
  • Anda Olteanu (Univ. Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania)
  • Oana Olteanu (Univ. Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania)
  • Liviu Ornea (Bucharest Univ. & IMAR, Romania)
  • Ștefan Papadima (IMAR, Romania)
  • Ovidiu Păsărescu (IMAR, Romania)
  • Gerhard Pfister (Kaiserslautern Univ., Germany)
  • Marius Pop (Bucharest Univ., Romania)
  • Adrian Popescu (Karlsruhe, Germany)
  • Dorin Popescu (IMAR, Romania)
  • Claudiu Raicu (Notre Dame Univ., USA)
  • Nasrin Altafi Razlighi (KTH, Sweden)
  • Marko Roczen, (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany)
  • Guillaume Rond (Institut de Mathématiques de Marseille, France )
  • Alexandra Seceleanu (Nebraska Univ., USA)
  • Dumitru Stamate (Bucharest Univ., Romania)
  • Peter Symonds (Univ. Manchester, UK)
  • Alin Ștefan (Petroleum-Gas Univ. of Ploiesti, Romania)
  • Doru Ștefănescu (Bucharest Univ., Romania)
  • Marius Vlădoiu (Bucharest Univ., Romania)
  • Victor Vuletescu (Bucharest Univ., Romania)
  • Andrei Zarojanu (IMAR, Romania)

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Bucharest has a full range of accommodation facilities, at different rates and standards. The conference venue is downtown, so we reccomend you to book the accommodation in the center area. The conference venue can be reached directly from the airport by express bus 783, which is available 24 hours from Arrivals terminal. In order to reach the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science directly from the airport one should get the bus 783 from Arrivals terminal and get down at "PIATA 21 DECEMBRIE 1989", see the time schedule here. This bus stop is placed near the University building, at about 200 metres from the entrance of the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science.

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