The Winter School "Workshop in Deformation Theory III" will be held in the period February 19-23 2018 at the at Department of Mathematics of the Università degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro (Bari, Italy). Poster.

This is the third Workshop in Deformation Theory after Trieste 2004 and Rome 2010.

Lecturers and Courses

  • Manfred Lehn (Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz): Moduli of rational curves
  • Martin Markl (Mathematical Institute of Czech Academy of Science): Deformations of algebras and their diagrams
  • Elena Martinengo (Università degli Studi di Torino): Introduction to deformation theory
  • Gianluca Pacienza (Institut Élie Cartan de Lorraine): Deformation theory of isotropic subvarieties of irreducible holomorphic symplectic varieties


  • Francesca Carocci (Imperial College): Reduced vs Cuspidal GW invariants for the quintic 3-fold; slides
  • Alberto Cattaneo (Università di Milano/Université de Poitiers): Automorphisms on deformation families of irreducible holomorphic symplectic manifolds; slides
  • Louis-Clément Lefèvre (Institut Fourier): Mixed Hodge theory and deformations of representations of fundamental groups of complex algebraic varieties
  • Thomas Weber (Università di Napoli Federico II) : Drinfel'd Twist Deformation Quantization on Symplectic Manifolds

Scientific and Organizing Committee


This conference is made possible by the generous support of: