Dates, time, and location:
The 31st Annual Geometry Festival will be held at the Department of Mathematics At Princeton University from April 8 to April 10, 2016.

Everyone is invited to the Geometry Festival, and graduate students are especially encouraged to attend.

Confirmed Speakers:

Claude LeBrun (SUNY, Stony Brook)
Ian Agol (UC Berkeley and IAS)
Fengbo Hang (NYU, Courant)
Nancy Hingston (The College of New Jersey)
Jennifer Hom (Georgia Tech and IAS)
Fernando Marques (Princeton)
Davi Maximo (Stanford)
Jake Solomon (Hebrew University)

Slides from talks:
Please use the links below to view slides from the talks, where available.
Nancy Hingstan - Loop Products, Index Growth and Dynamics
Fengbo Hang - Fourth order Paneitz operator and Q curvature equation
Claude LeBrun - Mass in Kähler Geometry

Financial support:
We have funds to partially support participants. Preference will be given to graduate students and postdocs who do not have access to other funding and apply before March 8, 2016.

If you are requesting financial support, please fill out the registration form and send an e-mail to with your CV, list of publications, and a statement indicated whether there is any other support available for you. Graduate students and postdocs requesting support should also ask their thesis advisor to send a a brief note to

Organizing committee:
Stefanos Aretakis, Alice Chang, Rafael Montezuma and the geometry and topology faculty at Princeton University.

Conference funding:
This conference has financial support from the NSF and the Department of Mathematics at Princeton University

On Friday, April 8, all participants driving to the Princeton University campus will need to park in a designated visitor parking lot. The closest visitor parking lot to the McDonnell Hall is Lot 21, circled on the attached campus map.

On Saturday and Sunday, April 9 and 10, participants may parking in any numbered parking lot (overnight parking is not permitted). The closest numbered parking lots are off of Ivy Lane, opposite the football stadium.

The three hotels we're featuring are:

Clarion/Palmer Inn:

Hyatt Place (FYI, Ryan Sullivan, sales manager, offered his contact information to anyone having reservation problems (

Nassau Inn