**Please note special time and location.** Motivated by work in Kahler-Einstein geometry, Chi Li defined the normalized volume function on the space of valuations over a singularity and proposed the problem of both finding and studying the minimizer of this function.

# Algebraic Geometry Seminar

The Algebraic Geometry Seminar features talks on all branches of algebraic geometry, as well as related research fields including, and not limited to: number theory, complex geometry, and differential geometry.

For more information about this seminar, contact June Huh or Yuchen Liu.

**Please click on seminar title for complete abstract.**

##### The Normalized Volume of a Valuation

University of Michigan

##### TBA - Julie Rana

University of Minnesota

##### TBA - Huai-Liang Chang

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

##### TBA - Eric Riedl

University of Illinois at Chicago

##### TBA - Noah Giansiracusa

Swarthmore College

##### TBA - Linquan Ma

University of Utah

##### Secant varieties of Veronese embeddings

Given a projective variety X over a field of characteristic 0, and a positive integer r, we study the rth secant variety of Veronese re-embeddings of X.

University of Wisconsin, Madison

##### TBA - Inna Zakharevich

Cornell University