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Boise Extravaganza in Set Theory

We are pleased to announce that the 2021 Boise Extravaganza in Set Theory will take place online during June 17–19, 2021.

BEST is an international conference featuring talks on a broad range of recent advances in research in set theory and related fields. Researchers from all areas of set theory and logic are welcome. BEST particularly aims to support the careers of young researchers. The conference is organized by the Set Theory group at Boise State University.


Organizers Liljana Babinkostova (Boise State University), John Clemens (Boise State University), Samuel Coskey (Boise State University), Marion Scheepers (Boise State University) Scientific support Natasha Dobrinen (University of Denver)

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Attend BEST

We will post Zoom info for the meeting closer to the conference dates. Anyone is welcome to attend. In addition to the schedule of talks, we will announce several Zoom social hours sprinkled throughout the conference.

While formal registration is not necessary, if you wish to receive announcements in advance of the conference, please send a message to

Speakers and talk titles

(Titles and abstracts coming soon…)

Plenary speakers

  • David Fernández Bretón (UNAM). Hindman’s theorem as a weak version of the Axiom of Choice
  • Victoria Gitman (CUNY)
  • Jun Le Goh (Wisconsin)
  • Lynne Yengulalp (Wake Forest)
  • Joseph Zielinski (North Texas)

Additional confirmed speakers

  • Filippo Calderoni (UIC)
  • Thomas Gilton (Pittsburgh)
  • Osvaldo Guzmán González (UNAM)
  • Randall Holmes (Boise)
  • Martina Iannella (Udine). The complexity of convex bi-embeddability among countable linear orders
  • Krzysztof Kowitz (Gdańsk). Differentially compact space and Hindman space
  • Maxwell Simon Levine (Freiburg). Patterns of stationary reflection
  • Renan Mezabarba (UFES). A characterization of productive cellularity
  • Aristotelis Panagiotopoulos (Münster)
  • Nick Ramsey (UCLA)
  • Panagiotis Rouvelas (Patras). Models of predicative NF
  • Cory Switzer (KGRC). Tight eventually different families
  • Riley Thornton (UCLA). Effectivization in Borel combinatorics
  • Kameryn Williams (Hawaii)
  • Jenna Zomback (UIUC)

Schedule of talks