Dates and Location

The 25th SCGAS will be held at the University of California, Irvine, on Saturday, January 27, 2018, and Sunday, January 28, 2018.

Graduate students, recent Ph.D.'s and under-represented minorities are especially encouraged to participate and apply for travel support.

This year, there will also be a related SCGAS Winter School at UC Irvine right before the SCGAS conference.

Update: For the relative location of the Engineering Lecture Hall, Phoenix Food Court and Anteater Parking Structure, see the campus map.


  • Shouhei Honda (Tohoku)
  • Vladimir Markovic (Caltech)
  • Chikako Mese (Johns Hopkins)
  • Tristan Rivière (ETH Zurich)
  • Song Sun (UC Berkeley)
  • Peter Topping (Warwick)
  • Shing-Tung Yau (Harvard)

  Registration and Social Events

Conference participants are requested to register in advance using the online registration form.


The registration fee is $25, payable (by cash or check to "UC Regents" only) at the conference during the morning registration hour on Saturday, January 27th. As part of the registration fee, lunch will be provided for participants on Saturday, January 27th, at the Phoenix Food Court on the UC Irvine campus. .

There will be a banquet dinner at the Capital Seafood Restaurant in Irvine Spectrum on Saturday, January 27, 2018. The cost is $45 (cash or check only) to be paid on Saturday morning during registration at the conference.

  Conference Support

The SCGAS conference is supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation.

The NSF funds provide support for travel and conference expenses of participants with priority given to graduate students, recent Ph.D's and under-represented minorities. If you would like to apply for support, please register and request financial support using the online registration form before December 15, 2017.

  Organizing Committee