Combinatorial Algebra
Algebraic Combinatorics

Fifteenth Annual Meeting
McMaster University
Hamilton, ON
January 26 - 28, 2018


This meeting is a continuation of previous annual workshops focusing on the interplay between commutative algebra (e.g., resolutions and inverse systems) and algebraic combinatorics (e.g.,the representation theory of symmetric groups). Links to the previous workshops can be found here .


Talks will run from Friday, January 26 through Sunday, January 28 2018, inclusive.

Invited Speakers

The following people have agreed to be our main speakers.

There will aso be a number of slots available for additional presentations. If you would like to submit a presentation please contact the organizers by November 15, 2017. The organizers can be contacted at


Registration for the conference will be through the Fields Institute website. REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!. Use the following link: Registration will be free, but we ask that you register so that we can anticipate numbers. If you have any questions, you can contact the organizers at

Schedule and Location

All talks will take place in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, McMaster University. The department is in Hamilton Hall (building number 2 in the map below):

A printable version is here: Map

The schedule will be provided at a later date.


There are a number of hotels in Hamilton that are within a 5 to 10 minute drive from campus. You can use the following map to find a hotel.

We have blocked off a number of rooms at the Staybridge Suites. The rate is $135.00/night plus taxes (parking is another $12.50/night). To obtain this rate, you need to reserve your room by December 25, 2017. You will need to call the hotel directly, and tell them you are part of the McMaster Math Conference.

Travel Information

For more information on traveling to McMaster, please see McMaster's webpage on directions to campus.


Some funds have been set aside to help support students, postdocs, and early career researchers. To apply for funding, please use the form on the Fields website. We hope to make all funding decisions in early December. Send inquiries to

Contact Information

You can use the email address for all questions.



We would like to thank the following organizations for their support of this conference.


Last Updated: Oct. 17, 2017