Philadelphia, PA

Temple University

June 2-3, 2018

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This conference aims to expose graduate students in algebra, geometry, and topology to current research, and provide them with an opportunity to present and discuss their own research. It also intends to provide a forum for graduate students to engage with each other as well as expert faculty members in their areas of research. Most of the talks at the conference will be given by graduate students, with four given by distinguished keynote speakers.

This event is sponsored by the Department of Mathematics at Temple University and is pending sponsorship from the NSF.

View the conference poster here.

Keynote Speakers

Student Talks

In addition to the keynote speakers above, the weekend will be filled with 30-minute graduate student presentations. These talks may be expository or on original research, and will help graduate students share and learn exciting mathematics in the subjects of algebra, geometry, and topology. If you would like to give a talk, please submit an abstract.


Conference Venue

All talks will be held in SERC (The Science Education and Research Center), located at 1915 N 12th St. For location and parking information see the campus map.


We will be providing participant housing at Temple Towers on campus. More details to follow...

Getting to Temple by mass transit

SEPTA is the public transportation authority in Philadelphia. They run all the trains, buses, subways, etc.

Conference Banquet

There will be a banquet Saturday. The location is yet to be determined. More details to follow...


Note: This schedule is tentative.

Saturday, June 2

Time Event
8:50am-9:30am Registration & Breakfast
9:30am-9:40am Opening Remarks
9:40am-10:40am Plenary Speaker 1
11:10am-1:00pm Graduate student talks (block #1)
1:00pm-2:20pm Lunch
2:20pm-4:10pm Graduate student talks (block #2)
4:30pm-5:30pm Plenary Speaker 2
7:00pm-9:00pm Conference Banquet

Sunday, June 3

Time Event
8:50am-9:20am Breakfast
9:20am-10:20am Plenary Speaker 3
10:30am-11:40pm Graduate student talks (block #3)
12:00pm-1:00pm Plenary Speaker 4
1:00pm-2:20pm Lunch


Title/Abstract Submission



Websites From Past Years

The following websites include lists of participants and titles/abstracts of talks:

Videos from 2017

Videos from 2016

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns do not hesitate to contact us at: templegscagt[at]temple[dot]edu. You can also contact the individual graduate organizers: