# Number Theory and Algebraic Geometry, British Mathematical Colloquium, Kent

**Number Theory and Algebraic Geometry**

### Organizers

- Gavin Brown (Loughborough)
- Samir Siksek (Warwick)

### Information:

This workshop is part of the 2012 British Mathematical Colloquium, held at the University of Kent, 16--19 April, 2012.

### Registration:

If you plan to attend the workshop, you need to register for the BMC.

### Invited Speakers

- Tom Fisher (Cambridge)

- Alexander Kasprzyk (Imperial)
- Rachel Newton (Cambridge)

- Damiano Testa (Warwick)

### Programme: **(all talks will take place in KS17, Keynes College)**

**Tuesday 17 April 2012**

- 13.30--14.30
**Alexander Kasprzyk**(Imperial)

*Hunting for Fano varieties via extremal Laurent polynomials* - 14.45--15.15
**Arsen Elkin**(Warwick)

*Computing de Rham comohology of p-covers of the projective line in characteristic p* - 15.30--16.30
**Damiano Testa**(Warwick)

*The surface of cuboids and Siegel modular threefolds*

**Wednesday 18 April 2012**

- 13.30--14.30
**Rachel Newton**(Cambridge)

*The Artin-Wedderburn Theorem and local Tate duality* - 14.45--15.15
**Shabieh Farwa**(Sheffield)

*Exact holomorphic differentials in characteristics 2 and 3* - 15.30--16.30
**Tom Fisher**(Cambridge)

*Visibility of Tate-Shafarevich groups in abelian threefolds*