Workshop on Higher Dimensional Algebraic Geometry

Thematic Program on Algebraic Geometry

IMPA, Rio de Janeiro, May, 18 – 22 


The Organizing Committee is reserving hotel for the invited lecturers.

Rio de Janeiro has a large number of hotels. Lately, for the main congresses, we have been using Hotel Acapulco, Everest Rio Hotel, Everest Park Hotel, Hotel Debret, Hotel Vermont, among others. To take advantage of IMPA´s special rate, please contact Ms. Michele Leite at MMX Eventos – – phone: 55 21 2210-1732 or visit their homepage at:

We also indicate a very good cost/benefit hotel in Copacabana: Residencial Apart Hotel –
Please contact the Hotel directly.

For other type of accommodation like hostels and bed and breakfast, we suggest the following:

Bed&Breakfast (very close to IMPA and strongly recommended)
Pouso Verde
Rua Caminhoá, 14 – Jardim Botânico
Tel: 55 21 2529-2942 , 55 21 99971-0511



Jabanga Hostel
Rua Paulo Barreto, 123 – Botafogo
Tel: 55(21) 3597-0304

Meiai Hostel:
R. Guilhermina Guinle, 127 – Botafogo Tel: 55(21) 3495-4481


Pousada Girassol

Travessa Angrense, 25 A – Copacabana (entre Santa Clara e Raimundo Correa)
Tel: 55(21)2256-6951 / Fax: 55(21) 2286-5652


Lagoa Guest House
Rua do Humaitá, 392 – Humaitá
Tel: 55(21) 3518-9000


Che Lagarto Ipanema
Rua Paul Redfern 48 – Ipanema
Tel: 55(21) 2512-8076

Leblon Spot (associado à Hostelling International)
Rua Dias Ferreira, 626 – Leblon
Tel: 55(21) 2137-0090

Please check availability and prices directly with them




List of Registered Participants


Organizing Committee

Carolina Araujo (IMPA, Brazil)
Roi Docampo (ICMAT, Spain)
Sándor Kovács (University of Washington, USA)

Picture of the Group




Transportation Acapulco Hotel – IMPA



Registration Fees

Category Fee
Researchers and Professors (Ph.D’s) R$ 50.00
Students (Master/Ph.D) R$ 25.00


Kenneth Ascher (Brown University, USA)
Algebra Seminar – A fibered power theorem for pairs of log general type

Paolo Cascini (Imperial College, UK)
Survey Talk – MMP – an introduction
Research Talk – Toroidal modification

Roi Docampo (ICMAT, Spain)
Terminal Valuations and the Nash problem

Anne-Sophie Kaloghiros (Brunel University, UK)
The Sarkisov program for Mori fibered lc Calabi-Yau pairs

Stefan Kebekus (Universität Freiburg, Germany)
Survey Talk – The singularities of the MMP, flatness, and the decomposition of varieties I
Research Talk – The singularities of the MMP, flatness, and the decomposition of varieties II

Vladimir Lazic (Universität Bonn, Germany)
Survey Talk – MMP – New outlook
Research Talk – Abundance and beyond

Mircea Mustata (University of Michigan, USA)
Survey Talk – Introduction to spaces of arcs
Research Talk – Valuations on smooth varieties via spaces of arcs

Maria Pe Pereira (ICMAT, Spain)
Generalized Nash problem for surfaces

Jorge Vitório Pereira (IMPA, Brazil)
Survey Talk – Classification of foliations I
Research Talk – Classification of foliations II

Piotr Pragacz (Institute of Mathemaics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland)
Algebra Seminar – On diagonals of flag bundles

Thematic Program on Algebraic Geometry Webpage



Participants should check, as soon as possible (in view of the time it may take to obtain a visa), whether a visa is needed for Brazil. Visas are not required for Latin American and EU citizens. They are, however, required for all citizens of countries which request visas from Brazilian citizens. Please visit more information.