Susan Cooper, Sara Faridi and Will Traves organized a special session titled Commutative Algebra and its Interactions with Algebraic Geometry at the American Mathematical Society's sectional meeting on October 18-19, 2014. The meeting took place at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada. The special session was well attended and participants enjoyed a wonderful dinner at The Cellar, a Halifax restaurant not far from the university. A listing of the talks follows in the order they were given. Unless otherwise noted, links are to slides provided by the participants. An asterisk appears next to each presenter's name.

Friends at coffee talking math Tony Geramita, Will Traves, Juan Migliore, Adam Van Tuyl, Brian Harbourne and Nathan Grieve.