# Conferences and Talks

## Conferences Organized

**2017**

- Program Committee Member for the SIAM Conference on Applied Algebraic Geometry (AG17) Atlanta, Georgia during July 31 - August 4, 2017.

**2016**

- Mini-symposium "Geometric Phylogenetics" at the 2016 SIAM Conference on the Life Sciences, Boston MA, July 11--15, 2016.

**2015**

- Special Session on Mathematics of Evolutionary Biology, the AMS meeting in Chicago at Loyola University October 3-4 2015.
- SIAM Conference on Applied Algebraic Geometry from August 3rd to 7th 2014 at NIMS Daejeon South Korea.

**2014**

- Conference on algebraic statistics May 19-22, 2014, Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago, IL.
- Workshop on Algebrais Statistics at NIMS, South Korea on July 14th to 17th, 2014.

**2012**

- MBI workshop "Algebraic Methods in Evolutionary and Systems Biology" on May 7th to 11th, 2012 at Mathematical Biology Institution, OH.
- Session on Phylogenetics at the 2012 WNAR meeting Colorado State University, Ft Collins Colorado, Sunday June 17- Wed June 20, 2012.
- Algebraic Statistics in Europe at IST Austria from September 28th to 30th 2012 WEBSITE
- Working Group on Species Delimitation the third meeting on September 2012.

**2011**

- NIMBioS Working Group on Species Delimitation, at National Institute for Mathematical Biological Synthesis at U of Tennessee, the second meeting September 22nd to 24th, 2011.

**2010**

- Special Session on Advances in Algebraic Statistics at 2010 Spring Southeastern Sectional Meeting Lexington, KY, March 27th-28th, 2010.
- Program Committe, the international conference on Algebraic and Numeric Biology (ANB'10) at RISC, Castle of Hagenberg, Austria on July 31st to August 2nd, 2010.
- Minisymposium MS26 and MS39 on "Algebraic Statistics" at 2010 SIAM Annual Meeting (AN10), July 12-16, 2010, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The David L. Lawrence Convention Center.
- NIMBioS Working Group on Species Delimitation, at National Institute for Mathematical Biological Synthesis at U of Tennessee, Fall 2010 to Summer 2012.
- NIMBioS Working Group on Species Delimitation, at National Institute for Mathematical Biological Synthesis at U of Tennessee, the opening meeting, December 2nd to 4th, 2010.

**2009**

- SAMSI Special Year on ALGEBRAIC METHODS IN SYSTEMS BIOLOGY AND STATISTICS at SAMSI, NC.
- Midprogram workshop on Molecular Evolution and Phylogenetics at SAMSI, NC on April 2nd and 3rd, 2009.
- Transition Workshop for SAMSI Special Year on ALGEBRAIC METHODS IN SYSTEMS BIOLOGY AND STATISTICS at SAMSI, NC on June 18th to 20th, 2009.

**2008**

- Program Committe, the international conference on Algebraic Biology (AB'08) at RISC, Castle of Hagenberg, Austria on July 31st to August 2nd, 2008.
- SAMSI Special Year on ALGEBRAIC METHODS IN SYSTEMS BIOLOGY AND STATISTICS at SAMSI, NC.
- Tutorials and Opening Workshop at SAMSI, NC.

**2007**

- AMS 2007 Fall Southeastern Meeting: Special Session on Combinatorial Enumeration, Optimization, Geometry, and Statistic. Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN, November 3rd to 4th, 2007. For more details see HTML.
- Program Committe, the 2nd International Conference on Algebraic Biology, organized by RISC (Research Institute for Symbolic Computation), Johannes Kepler University of Linz, at the Castle of Hagenberg, Austria, in July 2nd to 4th, 2007.

**2006**

- Integer Points In Polyhedra Geometry, Number Theory, Representation Theory Algebra, Optimization, Statistics, Joint Summer Research Conferences in Snowbird, Utah, on June 11th to 15th, 2006.

**2005**

- The First International Conference Algebraic Biology (AB2005), Computer Algebra in Biology in Tokyo, Japan, on November 28th to 30th, 2005.

## Selected Meetings

**2017**

- Workshop on Algebraic and combinatorial phylogenetics "Mediterranean month in Phylogenetics" June 26th to June 30th 2017 in Barcelona and Porquerolles.
- "AMS Special Session - Algebraic Statistics" the AMS Joint Mathematics Meeting in Atlanta, January 4-7, 2017.

**2016**

- "Applications of Algebraic Methods to Statistics" at Research Institute of Mathematical Science (RIMS) of Kyoto University from 20 June - 24 June, 2016.
- "Discrete Math Biology" minisymposium at SIAM discrete math meeting in Atlanta, June 6th - 10th, 2016.
- "Algebraic and Combinatorial Methods in Mathematical Biology" for the AMS Spring Southeastern Sectional Meeting at University of Georgia, Athens, GA March 5-6, 2016.

**2015**

- Special session on Applications of CAT(0) Cube Complexes at Fall Eastern Sectional AMS Meeting Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ November 14-15, 2015.
- Combinatorics seminar at Texas A&M, November 6th, 2015.
- colloquium at Biostatistics in Columbia University, October 29th 2015.
- Algebraic statistics and its interactions with combinatorics, computation, and network science at the Fall 2015 AMS Central Section meeting to be held at Loyola University, Chicago, October 3-4, 2015.
- Applied Math seminar at University of Notre Dame, October 15th 2015.
- "Algebraic and Discrete Methods in Mathematical Biology" at the 15th International Symposium on Biomathematics and Ecology Education and Research (BEER), Oct. 9-11 at Illinois State University in Normal, IL.
- The 8th MSJ SI 2015 Mathematical Society of Japan, Seasonal Institute Current Trends on Gröbner Bases July 1st to 10th 2015, Osaka Japan.
- Algebraic Statistics 2015 June 8--11, 2015, Department of Mathematics University of Genoa.
- Normaliz workshop, May 15th and 16th, 2015. Institute of Mathematics, Albrechtstr. 28a, Osnabruck.

**2014**

- The 7th International Conference of the ERCIM WG on Computational and Methodological Statistics (ERCIM 2014) in Pisa, Italy from December 6th to 8th 2014.
- Special Session "Algebraic Statistics" at the AMS Fall Western Sectional Meeting in San Francisco on October 25-26, 2014.
- Computational Algebraic Statistics, Theories and Applications (CASTA 2014), January 21st to 24th, 2014. Kyoto, Japan.
- NSF/CBMS conference on Mathematical Phylogenetics from June 28th through July 2nd 2014 at Winthrop University.

**2013**

- Clemson University Algebra and Discrete Math (ADM) Seminar, Sept 26th 2013.
- Seminar at Institute of Statistical Mathematics on Feb 27th.
- Teaching Discrete and Algebraic Mathematical Biology to Undergraduates July 28th - August 2nd, 2013 at MBI, Ohio.
- 19th Conference on Applications of Computer Algebra, July 2nd -- 6th, 2013, at AC Hotel Málaga Palacio.
- East African School on Applicable Algebraic Geometry 6th to 28th July 2013 Bandari College, Mombasa, Kenya.
- SIAM on Algebraic Geometry at Colorado State University from August 1st to 4th 2013.

**2012**

- The Annual New Zealand Phylogenetics Meeting, Sunday 29th January - Friday 3rd February, 2012, University of Canterbury, New Zealand.
- Workshop on Graphical Models: Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, April 16-18, 2012 at the Field Institute, Toronto.
- Algebraic Statistics in the Alleghenies at The Pennsylvania State University June 8th to 15th 2012 at Penn State University.
- The 2nd Institute of Mathematical Statistics Asia Pacific Rim Meeting, July 1st to 4th, 2012, Tokyo, Japan.
- Workshop on Convex Polytopes, Kyoto, July 23rd to 27th, 2012, Kyoto, Japan.
- INFORMS Annual meeting 2012, Phoenix AZ October 14th to 17th.
- The 9th workshop on Uncertainty Processing 2012 in the Czech Republic on September 12th to 15th.
- Seminar talk at Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Czech Republic. September 10th 2012.
- Symposium on "Mathematical Models of Complex Biological Systems" at Biomathematics and Ecology: Education and Research (BEER) 2012, November 9th to 11th 2012 at St. Louis, MO.
- Seminar at Universitat Salzburg on November 28th 2012.

**2011**

- Workshop on Combinatorial Optimization, Statistics, and Applications (COSA), March 14th to 15th, 2011, Munich, Germany.
- Workshop, July 8th and 9th, 2011 at Tsukuba city, Japan.
- Minisymposium on Categorical Data: Contingency Tables and Network Structures at the 2011 SIAM Conference on Applied Algebraic Geometry, October 6th to 9th, 2011 at North Carolina State University.
- Minisymposium on Infinite-dimensional systems of polynomial equations with symmetry at the 2011 SIAM Conference on Applied Algebraic Geometry, October 6th to 9th, 2011 at North Carolina State University.

**2010**

- The colloquium at mathematics department in Western Michigan University, January 29th, 2010.
- UT-ORNL-KBRIN Bioinformatics Summit 2010, March 19-21, 2010 Lake Barkley State Resort Park Cadiz, KY
- Minisymposium on Discrete Mathematical Biology, SIAM Conference on Discrete Mathematics, June 14-17, 2010 at the Hyatt Regency Austin, Austin, Texas.
- The Second CREST--SBM International Conference Harmony of Groebner bases and the modern industrial society Osaka, Japan, June 28th to July 2nd, 2010.
- Bioinformatics Seminar at North Carolina State University on Tuesday May 18, 2010.
- Mathematical and Computational Biology Seminar, UC Berkeley, CA on September 8th, 2010.
- Statistics Seminar at Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science department, University of Illinois at Chicago on November 10th, 2010.
- The 1st Joint North American Meeting on Industrial and Applied Mathematics (NAMIAM) on 8th to10th December, 2010 at the Universidad del Mar, Huatulco, Oaxaca, Mexico.

**2009**

- A midprogram workshop of SAMSI program year on "Algebraic Methods in Systems Biology and Statistics" entitled "Algebraic Statistical Models" organized by Mathias Drton, Eva Riccomagno, and Seth Sullivant, on January 17-19, 2009, at SAMSI, NC.
- Special session on Applications of Algebraic and Geometric Combinatorics at the Spring 2009 AMS Southeastern Sectional Meeting in Raleigh, NC, April 4th and 5th, 2009.
- Special session on "Advances in the Theory of Integer Linear Optimization and its Extensions" in the 2009 Spring Western Section Meeting of the American Mathematical Society, at the San Francisco State University on April 25 and 26, 2009, San Francisco, CA.
- Special session on "Algebra and Number Theory with Polyhedra" in the 2009 Spring Western Section Meeting of the American Mathematical Society, at the San Francisco State University on April 25 and 26, 2009, San Francisco, CA.
- Transition workshop of SAMSI program year on "Algebraic Methods in Systems Biology and Statistics", on June 18-20, 2009, at SAMSI, NC.
- Lectures on July 28th to 29th, 2009 at KAIST, South Korea.
- Seminar talk on July 30th, 2009 at POSTECH, South Korea.
- A special session "Applicable Algebraic Geometry", the 2009 AMS Fall Central Section meeting at Baylor University in Waco, TX, October 16th through 18th, 2009

**2008**

- A special session on Toric Varieties at the SIAM-SEAS (Society for Applied and Industrial Mathematics-Southeastern Atlantic Section) 2008 Meeting at University of Central Florida in Orlando on March 14th and 15th, 2008.
- Mathematical explorations in contemporary Statistics at Grande Albergo, Sestri Levante (GE) - Italy on May 19th to 20th, 2008.
- Mixed integer programming (MIP 2008) at Columbia University, in New York City, NY on August 4th to 7th, 2008.
- Information Theory and Statistical Learning (ITSL) in Las Vegas, NV, July 14th to 15th, 2008.
- AMS special session on "Applications of Algebraic Geometry" at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver on October 4th to 5th, 2008.
- Computational Algebraic Statistics, Theories and Applications (CASTA2008) in Kyoto, Japan, December 10th to 11th, 2008.
- Workshop on "Algebraic Statistics" at MSRI, Berkeley, CA, on December 15th to 18th, 2008.

**2007**

- RIMS International Conference on Theoretical Effectivity and Practical Effectivity of Grobner Bases at Research Institute of Mathematical Sciences Kyoto University on January 22nd to 26th, 2007.
- IMA Annual Program Year Workshop, Applications in Biology, Dynamics, and Statistics at IMA, Minnesota on March 5th to 9th, 2007
- ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE ON MATHEMATICS IN THE LIFE AND BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES at Virginia Tech on May 3rd - 5th, 2007 (co-sponsored by VT and SAMSI/NC State).
- The Joint Statistical Meetings in UT on July 28th - August 2nd, 2007.
- Current Challenges and Problems in Phylogenetics at Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge, UK on September 3rd to 7th 2007.
- A colloquium talk in the Department of Mathematics in University of Louisville, Oct 12th, 2007.
- Tokyo daigaku, Kagaku kenkyuhi, Kenkyu shukai in Toyohashi, Japan on October 25th to 27th, 2007.
- AMS 2007 Fall Southeastern Meeting: Special Session on Combinatorial Enumeration, Optimization, Geometry, and Statistic. Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN, November 3rd to 4th, 2007. For more details see HTML.
- Future Directions in Phylogenetic Methods and Models at Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge, UK on December 17th to December 21st 2007.

**2006**

- American Mathematics Society Special Session on Algebraic Statistics in San Antonio, Texas, on January 12th to 13th, 2006.
- The Seminar Series, the department of statistics at University of Kentucky, Kentucky, on January 20th, 2006.
- The OR Colloquia at University of North Carolina, NC, on January 25th, 2006.
- Symbolic Computation Seminar at NCSU, NC, on January 26th, 2006.
- Mathematical Colloquium at Colorado State University, CO, on February 1st, 2006.
- Colloquium at Washington State University, WA on February, 2006.
- Optimization seminar in UC Davis, CA, April 28th, 2006.
- Special Session on Enumerative Aspects of Polytopes American Mathematics Society 2006 Spring Western Section Meeting, in San Francisco State University, CA, on April 29th to April 30th, 2006.
- Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Tokyo, Japan on May 29th, 2006.
- Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany, on June 29th, 2006.
- Freie Universität Berlin, Germany, on July 6th, 2006.
- IMA Annual Program Year Workshop, Algorithms in Algebraic Geometry, at the University of Minnesota, on September 18th to 22nd, 2006.
- Statistics Seminar, Statistics Department, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, on October 4th, 2006.
- Statistics Seminar, Statistics Department, Carnegie Mellon University, PA on October 11th, 2006.
- RIMS WORKSHOP on Development of Computational Algebraic Statistics at Research Institute of Mathematical Sciences Kyoto University on November 6th to 10th, 2006.
- Statistics Seminar at Oxford University, Oxford, UK on November 28th, 2006.

**2005**

- Superrobust Computation Project, Tokyo University, Tokyo, Japan on May 25th, 2005.
- SAMSI Workshop on Random Graphs and Stochastic Computation on June 13th to 14th, 2005.
- The First International Conference Algebraic Biology (AB2005), Computer Algebra in Biology in Tokyo, Japan, on November 28th to 30th, 2005.

**2004**

- GEOMETRY, ALGEBRA, AND PHYLOGENETIC TREES at Harvey Mudd College Claremont, California on October 23rd, 2004.
- Symbolic Computation Seminar at NCSU on September 1st, 2004.
- Morning Coffee Talks at Statistical Genetics & Bioinformatics, NCSU on December 7th, 2004.

**2003**

- Working Seminar on Algebraic Statistic at UC Berkeley on January 14th to 16th, 2003.
- the Stochastic Computation at SAMSI on January 23rd,2003.
- GROSTAT and the First International School on Algebraic Statistic on Menton France, Febrary 17th to 20th, 2003.
- the Stochastic Computation at SAMSI on June 26th and 28th,2003.
- Integer points in polyherda, Geometry, Number Theory, Algebra, Optimization at the joint summer research conferences AMS, IMS, and SIAM in Utah, on July 13th to 17th, 2003 (pictures).
- Triangulations of Point Sets: Applications, Structures, Algorithms at MSRI on July 21st to July 31st 2003.
- Computational Algebraic Statistics at AIM in Palo Alto, CA, on December 14th to 18th, 2003.

## Attending

**2018**

- The Oberwolfach Workshop "Statistics for Data with Geometric Structure" 21 January -- 27 January 2018 at Oberwolfach Germany.

**2017**

- The Oberwolfach Workshop "Algebraic Statistics" 16 April -- 22 April 2017 at Oberwolfach Germany.

**2016**

- SIAM Annual meeting Boston July 11-14, 2016.
- Simons Conference on Random Graph Processes May 9-12, 2016 in Austin Texas.

**2010**

- Workshop I: Convex Optimization and Algebraic Geometry Modern Trends in Optimization and Its Application, at the Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (IPAM), CA USA on September 28th to October 1st, 2010.
- The mathematics of Klee and Grunbaum: 100 years in Seattle at University of Washington in Seattle on July 28th to July 30th 2010.
- Frontiers in Mathematical Biology: NSF-NIH PIs Meeting 2010, The Inn & Conference Center by Marriott University of Maryland, College Park, April 26-27, 2010

**2009**

- Bernd Sturmfels' lectures and seminars in Tokyo, July 6-10, 2009.
- Mathematical Developments Arising from Biology at Mathematical Biosciences Institute, November 8th to 10th, 2009.

**2006**

- IMA Annual Program Year Workshop, Software for Algebraic Geometry, at the University of Minnesota, on October 23rd to 27th, 2006.

**2005**

- CBMS Conference: Algebraic and topological combinatorics of ordered sets at San Francisco State University Mathematics Department, California on August 8th to 13th, 2005.
- Phylogenetics and Self-Organization in Ecology: Workshop 1, Phylogeography and Phylogenetics at Mathematical Biosciences Institute, the Ohio State University, on September 26th to 30th, 2005.
- Workshop on Algebraic Statistics and Computational Biology at Clay Mathematics Institute, Cambridge, MA on November 12th to 14th, 2005.

**2004**

- Joint Mathematics Meetings in Phoenix, Trends on Optimization in Phoenix, Az on January 5th to January 6th, 2004.
- IPCO: Integer Programming and Combinatorial Optimization X in New York, NY on June 9th to June 11th, 2004. Accepted paper.

**2003**

- MSRI Workshop on Computational Commutative Algebra on March 13th to 15th, 2003.
- COMBINATORIAL COMMUTATIVE ALGEBRA, Study seminar on the book manuscript by Miller & Sturmfels at University of California, Berkeley on August 1st, 2003 to August 19th, 2003.
- Introductory Workshop in Discrete and Computational Geometry at MSRI, Berkeley, CA on August 20th to 29th, 2003.
- Mathematical Foundations of Geometric Algorithms at MSRI, Berkeley, CA on October 13th to October 17th, 2003.
- Combinatorial and Discrete Geometry at MSRI, Berkeley, CA on November 17th to November 21st, 2003. See the official MSRI frontal page .