The Western Algebraic Geometry Seminar
WAGS is a reasonable large twice annual conference: a chance for
algebraic geometers in the western part of the continent to get
together, hear of recent advances, and talk. WAGS lasted for almost a
decade, and then lapsed for a few years with the exodus of a few key
senior people eastward; Aaron Bertram resurrected it by applying for a
grant and having a preliminary meeting in Utah in the Fall of 2002.
The first WAGS of the new series took place in Spring 2003 at
The next Spring WAGS will take place at the University of
There will be 5 talks on Saturday and 2 talks on Sunday morning. This
enables participants to return home on Sunday afternoon. We are
planning a barbecue Saturday evening and a Dim Sum brunch on Sunday.