2014 CMS Winter Meeting

McMaster University, December 5 - 8, 2014

Detailed session schedules will be posted on the web site beginning in
late October. Once the schedules are made available to us by the
organizers, we will post them as quickly as possible. Please note that schedules are subject to change without notice. All scientific sessions will be held
at the Sheraton Hamilton.

Thursday December 4 | |

18:00 - 22:00 | CMS Executive Committee, Hunter Room |

Friday December 5 | |

11:00 - 13:00 | CMS Development Group Luncheon, Ballroom South/West |

13:00 - 17:30 | CMS Board of Directors Meeting, Ballroom South/West |

16:00 - 19:30 | Registration, Ballroom Foyer |

17:00 - 18:00 | Jeffrey Rosenthal (Toronto), Public Lecture, From Coins to Polls to Monte Carlo, Ballroom East |

18:00 - 19:30 | Welcome Reception, Ballroom Foyer |

Saturday December 6 | |

8:00 - 16:00 | Registration, Ballroom Foyer |

8:00 - 16:00 | Student Poster Session, Ballroom Foyer |

8:45 - 9:00 | Opening Address, Ballroom East |

9:00 - 11:30 | CMS Publications Committee, Hunter Room |

9:00 - 10:00 | Isaac Goldbring (UIC), Plenary Speaker, Monad measure spaces and combinatorial number theory, Ballroom East |

9:30 - 16:00 | Exhibits, Ballroom Foyer |

10:00 - 10:30 | Break, Ballroom Foyer |

10:30 - 11:30 | Frédéric Gourdeau (Laval), Adrien Pouliot Award and Lecture, Ballroom East |

11:30 - 12:30 | Kenneth R. Davidson (Waterloo), David Borwein Distinguished Career Award and Lecture, Noncommutative dilation theory, Ballroom East |

12:00 - 16:00 | CMS Student Committee, Duke Room |

12:30 - 14:00 | CMS Town Hall Meeting, Ballroom East |

14:00 - 14:30 | Bernardo Galvao-Sousa (Toronto), Teaching Introduction to Proofs Courses |

14:00 - 14:30 | Askold Khovanskii (Toronto), Toric and Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, Newton polyhedra and irreducible components of complete intersection |

14:00 - 14:30 | Dmitry Korotkin (Concordia), Integrable Systems: Recent Developments |

14:00 - 14:30 | Marcelo Laca (Victoria), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, von Neumann algebras of strongly connected higher rank graphs |

14:00 - 14:30 | Chun-Kit Lai (San Francisco State University), Frames, Fractals, Tiling, and Wavelets, in Connection with the Fuglede's Conjecture, Fuglede's and generalized Fuglede's conjecture on ${\mathbb R}^1$ |

14:00 - 14:30 | Robert McCann (Toronto), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics, The spectrum for a family of fourth order diffusions near the self-similar attractor |

14:00 - 14:30 | Juan Migliore (Notre Dame), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, Secant varieties to the varieties of reducible hypersurfaces |

14:00 - 14:30 | Sébastien Portalier (McGill), Dynamics of Biological Systems |

14:00 - 15:00 | Jacques Hurtubise (McGill), Differential Geometry |

14:00 - 15:00 | Rahim Moosa (Waterloo), Model Theory, Differential fields with free operators |

14:30 - 15:00 | Raphael Clouatre (Waterloo), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory |

14:30 - 15:00 | Dorin Dutkay (University of Central Florida), Frames, Fractals, Tiling, and Wavelets, in Connection with the Fuglede's Conjecture, Tiling and scaling properties of spectra of fractals |

14:30 - 15:00 | Kiumars Kaveh (University of Pittsburgh), Toric and Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry |

14:30 - 15:00 | Yong Su Shin (Sungshin Women's University), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, The Minimal Free Graded Resolution of A Star-Configuration in $\mathbb P^n$ |

14:30 - 15:00 | Vasilisa Shramchenko (Sherbrooke), Integrable Systems: Recent Developments, Poncelet theorem and Painlevé VI |

14:30 - 15:00 | Daniel Solow (Case Western Reserve University), Teaching Introduction to Proofs Courses, What an Ideal Transition Course Should (and Should Not) Be...in My Opinion |

14:30 - 15:00 | Vitali Vougalter (University of Cape Town), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics, Existence of stationary solutions for some nonlocal reaction-diffusion equations |

14:30 - 15:00 | Steve Walker (McMaster), Dynamics of Biological Systems |

15:00 - 15:30 | Break, Ballroom Foyer |

15:30 - 16:00 | Marie Auger-Méthé (Alberta), Dynamics of Biological Systems, Tackling the challenges of fitting movement models to marine data |

15:30 - 16:00 | George Elliott (Toronto), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory |

15:30 - 16:00 | Tai Ha (Tulane), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, Algebraic invariants of fiber products |

15:30 - 16:00 | Kathryn Hare (Waterloo), Frames, Fractals, Tiling, and Wavelets, in Connection with the Fuglede's Conjecture, Hausdorff and packing measures of balanced Cantor sets |

15:30 - 16:00 | Robert L Jerrard (Toronto), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics |

15:30 - 16:00 | Kalle Karu (UBC), Toric and Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, Non-finitely generated Cox rings |

15:30 - 16:00 | Ronnie Nagloo (City University of New York), Model Theory |

15:30 - 16:00 | Maria Wesslen (Toronto), Teaching Introduction to Proofs Courses |

15:30 - 16:00 | Thomas Wolf (Brock), Integrable Systems: Recent Developments |

15:30 - 16:30 | Ailana Fraser (UBC), Differential Geometry |

16:00 - 16:30 | Dave Anderson (IMPA), Toric and Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry |

16:00 - 16:30 | Jennifer Biermann (Mt. Holyoke), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory |

16:00 - 16:30 | Marina Chugunova (Claremont Graduate University), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics |

16:00 - 16:30 | James Freitag (California, Berkeley), Model Theory |

16:00 - 16:30 | Adam Fuller (Nebraska), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory |

16:00 - 16:30 | Franklin Mendivil (Acadia), Frames, Fractals, Tiling, and Wavelets, in Connection with the Fuglede's Conjecture |

16:00 - 16:30 | Alexander Odesski (Brock), Integrable Systems: Recent Developments, Non-homogeneous systems of hydrodynamic type possessing Lax representations |

16:00 - 16:30 | Patrick Rault (SUNY Geneseo), Teaching Introduction to Proofs Courses, Using inquiry-based learning to teach proofs. |

16:00 - 16:30 | Katherine Scranton (Yale), Dynamics of Biological Systems |

16:30 - 17:00 | Enrico Carlini (Monash), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, On the Waring rank of cubics |

16:30 - 17:00 | Eva Curry (Acadia), Frames, Fractals, Tiling, and Wavelets, in Connection with the Fuglede's Conjecture |

16:30 - 17:00 | Charles Doran (Alberta), Toric and Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry |

16:30 - 17:00 | Steve Furino (Waterloo), Teaching Introduction to Proofs Courses |

16:30 - 17:00 | Bernardo Galvao-Sousa (Toronto), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics, Accelerating Fronts in Semilinear Wave Equations |

16:30 - 17:00 | Tarik Gouhier (Northeastern University), Dynamics of Biological Systems, Coral disease dynamics under environmental change |

16:30 - 17:00 | Jana Marikova (Western Illinois), Model Theory |

16:30 - 17:00 | Danilo Riglioni (Montréal), Integrable Systems: Recent Developments, Superintegrable systems with spin induced by coalgebra symmetry |

16:30 - 17:00 | Yanli Song (Toronto), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory |

16:30 - 17:30 | Frédéric Rochon (UQAM), Differential Geometry, A Cheeger-Müller theorem on manifolds with cusps |

17:00 - 17:30 | Martin Argerami (Regina), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, Classification of finitely generated operator systems |

17:00 - 17:30 | Mats Boij (KTH), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, Cones of Hilbert Functions |

17:00 - 17:30 | Andres Contreras (Fields), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics |

17:00 - 17:30 | Dale Garraway (Eastern Washington University), Teaching Introduction to Proofs Courses, The role of Structure in an introduction to proofs course. |

17:00 - 17:30 | Palle Jorgensen (University of Iowa), Frames, Fractals, Tiling, and Wavelets, in Connection with the Fuglede's Conjecture, Representation theoretic questions connected to the spectral/tile question. |

17:00 - 17:30 | Masoumeh Sajedi (Montréal), Integrable Systems: Recent Developments, Two-dimensional superintegrable quantum systems with potentials expressed in terms of Painlevé transcendents |

17:00 - 17:30 | Alexandra Teslya (McMaster), Dynamics of Biological Systems |

17:00 - 17:30 | Hugh Thomas (UNB), Toric and Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry |

17:00 - 18:00 | Maryanthe Malliaris (Chicago), Model Theory |

17:30 - 18:00 | Xiangke Chang (Saskatchewan), Integrable Systems: Recent Developments, A generalized nonisospectral Camassa-Holm equation and its multipeakon solutions |

17:30 - 18:00 | Kael Dixon (McGill), Toric and Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, How black holes give counter-examples to the convexity of the moment map. |

17:30 - 18:00 | Qi Gao (National Taiwan University), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics, Symmetric vortices of two-component Ginzburg-Landau system |

17:30 - 18:00 | Sarah Mayes (Quest), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory |

17:30 - 18:00 | Reza Seyyadali (Waterloo), Differential Geometry |

17:30 - 18:00 | Jaimal Thind and Shay Fuchs [Joint] (Toronto), Teaching Introduction to Proofs Courses, Once we teach, what do we ask? |

17:30 - 18:00 | Yanyu Xiao (Alberta), Dynamics of Biological Systems |

20:30 - 23:00 | Student Social, TBD |

Sunday December 7 | |

8:00 - 16:00 | Registration, Ballroom Foyer |

8:00 - 16:00 | Student Poster Session, Ballroom Foyer |

8:00 - 9:00 | Robert Beiko (Dalhousie), Plenary Speaker, When Phylogenetic Trees Can’t Agree: Building a coherent network of microbial gene sharing, Ballroom East |

9:00 - 9:30 | Dustin Cartwright (Yale), Toric and Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry |

9:00 - 9:30 | Brian Harbourne (Nebraska), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, Survey of recent work on resurgences and the containment problem |

9:00 - 9:30 | Xi Huo (Ryerson), Dynamics of Biological Systems |

9:00 - 9:30 | Mihalis Kolountzakis (University of Crete), Frames, Fractals, Tiling, and Wavelets, in Connection with the Fuglede's Conjecture, Riesz bases of exponentials for domains that tile multiply with a lattice |

9:00 - 9:30 | Laurent Marcoux (Waterloo), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory |

9:00 - 9:30 | Bruno Remillard (HEC Montreal), Financial Mathematics |

9:00 - 9:30 | Athipat Thamrongthanyalak (Ohio State), Model Theory, Continuous Definable Skolem Functions in O-minimal Structures |

9:00 - 10:00 | PANEL DISCUSSION: Hichem Ben-El-Mechaiekh, Nadia Hardy, Dragana Martinovic, Yvan St-Aubin [Panel] (Brock, Concordia, Windsor, and Montreal), Undergraduate Mathematics Education in 21st Century: Rethinking Curriculum, PANEL DISCUSSION: What is the mathematics we ‘should’ teach and the pedagogy we ‘should’ use in this XXIst Century? |

9:00 - 10:00 | Ruxandra Moraru (Waterloo), Differential Geometry |

9:00 - 10:00 | Al Weiss (Alberta), Arithmetic Algebraic Geometry |

9:00 - 10:00 | Yuri Wolf (National Center for Biotechnology Information, Maryland), Origin and Evolution of Bacterial Genomes, Turbulent genomes: quantification of gene acquisition, loss and displacement in prokaryotes |

9:30 - 16:00 | Exhibits, Ballroom Foyer |

9:30 - 10:00 | Alex Badescu (University du Quebec a Montreal), Financial Mathematics |

9:30 - 10:00 | Elena Guardo (Catania), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, On the Hilbert functions of points in $\mathbb{P}^1\times \mathbb{P}^1\times \mathbb{P}^1$. |

9:30 - 10:00 | Alex Iosevich (Rochester University), Frames, Fractals, Tiling, and Wavelets, in Connection with the Fuglede's Conjecture |

9:30 - 10:00 | Bernhard Konrad (UBC), Dynamics of Biological Systems |

9:30 - 10:00 | Sanjay Patel (McMaster), Model Theory |

9:30 - 10:00 | Farbod Shokrieh (Cornell), Toric and Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, Faithful Tropicalization of Abelian Varieties |

9:30 - 10:00 | Qingyun Wang (Toronto), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, Regularity property and actions with the weak tracial Rokhlin property |

10:00 - 10:30 | Break, Ballroom Foyer |

10:30 - 11:30 | Miroslav Lovric (McMaster), Plenary Speaker, What Everyone is Talking About: Math for the 21st Century, Ballroom East |

11:30 - 12:30 | Askold Khovanskii (Toronto), Jeffery-Williams Prize and Lecture, Algebraic geometry, Newton polyhedra and Newton--Okounkov bodies, Ballroom East |

12:30 - 14:30 | CMS Math Competitions Committee, Hunter Room |

14:00 - 14:30 | Susan Cooper (North Dakota), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory |

14:00 - 14:30 | Graham Denham (Western), Toric and Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry |

14:00 - 14:30 | Kyle Hambrook (UBC), Frames, Fractals, Tiling, and Wavelets, in Connection with the Fuglede's Conjecture |

14:00 - 14:30 | Cody Hyndman (Concordia), Financial Mathematics |

14:00 - 14:30 | Ali Khanafer (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Dynamics of Biological Systems |

14:00 - 14:30 | Miroslav Lovric and Chantal Buteau [Joint] (McMaster and Brock), Undergraduate Mathematics Education in 21st Century: Rethinking Curriculum, Undergraduate Mathematics Education in 21st Century — Rethinking Curriculum : Introduction |

14:00 - 14:30 | Israel Sigal (Toronto), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics |

14:00 - 14:30 | Matt Wiersma (Waterloo), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, C*-norms for tensor products of discrete group C*-algebras |

14:00 - 15:00 | Tal Dagan (University of Kiel), Origin and Evolution of Bacterial Genomes, Phylogenomic networks reveal trends and barriers to lateral gene transfer during microbial evolution |

14:00 - 15:00 | Philipp Hieronymi (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Model Theory, Expansions of the ordered additive group of real numbers by two discrete subgroups |

14:00 - 15:00 | Men Fai Lim (Toronto), Arithmetic Algebraic Geometry |

14:00 - 15:00 | Xiangwen Zhang (Columbia), Differential Geometry, Minkowski formulae and Alexandrov's theorems in spacetimes |

14:30 - 15:00 | Alexei Cheviakov (Saskatchewan), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics, Nonlinear Equations for Finite-Amplitude Wave Propagation in Fiber-Reinforced Hyperelastic Media |

14:30 - 15:00 | Eric Foxall (Victoria), Dynamics of Biological Systems |

14:30 - 15:00 | Frédéric Gourdeau (Laval), Undergraduate Mathematics Education in 21st Century: Rethinking Curriculum, Mathematics, technology and curriculum: a complex interaction |

14:30 - 15:00 | Christopher Manon (George Mason University), Toric and Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry |

14:30 - 15:00 | Paolo Mantero (UC Riverside), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, On a conjecture by G. V. Chudnovsky |

14:30 - 15:00 | Chris Ramsey (Virginia), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, The semicrossed product algebra of a dynamical system |

14:30 - 15:00 | Anatoliy Swishchuk (Calgary), Financial Mathematics, Volatility Derivatives: History, Ideas and Developments |

14:30 - 15:00 | Baris Ugurcan (Western), Frames, Fractals, Tiling, and Wavelets, in Connection with the Fuglede's Conjecture, Whitney-type Problems and Haar Expansions on the Sierpinski Gasket |

15:00 - 15:30 | Break, Ballroom Foyer |

15:30 - 16:00 | Daniel Brown (Waterloo), Origin and Evolution of Bacterial Genomes, Fast algorithms for phylogenetic reconstruction of aligned sequeneces |

15:30 - 16:00 | Luca Chiantini (Siena), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, On the representation of general forms |

15:30 - 16:00 | Trubee Davison (University of Colorado), Frames, Fractals, Tiling, and Wavelets, in Connection with the Fuglede's Conjecture |

15:30 - 16:00 | Doug Farenick (Regina), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, Expectation and Bayes rule with quantum random variables |

15:30 - 16:00 | Nadia Hardy (Concordia), Undergraduate Mathematics Education in 21st Century: Rethinking Curriculum, 1939 – 2014: Can the mathematics undergraduate curriculum catch up? (*) |

15:30 - 16:00 | Lisa Jeffrey (Toronto), Toric and Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry |

15:30 - 16:00 | Alexey Kuznetsov (York), Financial Mathematics, Examples of maturity randomization in Levy-driven models |

15:30 - 16:00 | Irena Papst (McMaster), Dynamics of Biological Systems |

15:30 - 16:00 | Dmitry Pelinovsky (McMaster), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics, Orbital stability of periodic waves and black solitons in the cubic defocusing NLS equation |

15:30 - 16:00 | Alex Rennet (Toronto), Model Theory |

15:30 - 16:00 | Jonathan Sands (University of Vermont), Arithmetic Algebraic Geometry, Zeta-functions and Finiteness of the Number of Ideal Classes in Quaternion Orders |

15:30 - 16:30 | William Wylie (Syracuse), Differential Geometry, Positive weighted sectional curvature |

16:00 - 16:30 | Gino Biondini (University of Buffalo), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics |

16:00 - 16:30 | Weilong Hao (Wayne State University), Origin and Evolution of Bacterial Genomes, Estimating evolutionary rates of discrete characters, and its application on genome evolution |

16:00 - 16:30 | Yael Karshon (Toronto), Toric and Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry |

16:00 - 16:30 | Matthew Luther (McMaster), Model Theory |

16:00 - 16:30 | Adam Metzler (Wilfired Laurier), Financial Mathematics |

16:00 - 16:30 | Alessandro Oneto (Stockholm), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, A Waring problem with higher degree terms |

16:00 - 16:30 | Dora Rosati (McMaster), Dynamics of Biological Systems |

16:00 - 16:30 | Paul Skoufranis (Texas A&M University), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, Free Probability for Pairs of Faces |

16:00 - 16:30 | Chester Weatherby (Wilfrid Laurier), Undergraduate Mathematics Education in 21st Century: Rethinking Curriculum, Underprepared for first year Mathematics: Now what? |

16:00 - 16:30 | Eric Weber (Iowa State University), Frames, Fractals, Tiling, and Wavelets, in Connection with the Fuglede's Conjecture, Fourier Frames for the Cantor-4 Set |

16:00 - 17:00 | Antonio Lei (Laval), Arithmetic Algebraic Geometry, Universal norm of crystalline classes |

16:30 - 17:00 | David Champredon (McMaster), Dynamics of Biological Systems |

16:30 - 17:00 | Yuri Cher (Toronto), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics, On a class of Generalized Derivative Nonlinear Schr\"odinger Equations |

16:30 - 17:00 | Chris Eagle (Toronto), Model Theory |

16:30 - 17:00 | Matthias Franz (Western), Toric and Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry |

16:30 - 17:00 | Radhey Gupta (McMaster), Origin and Evolution of Bacterial Genomes |

16:30 - 17:00 | David Saunders (Waterloo), Financial Mathematics, Lower Tail Independence of Diffusion Hitting Times |

16:30 - 17:00 | Keith Taylor (Dalhousie), Frames, Fractals, Tiling, and Wavelets, in Connection with the Fuglede's Conjecture, Groups with essentially a one point dual |

16:30 - 17:00 | Zach Teitler (Boise State), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, Lower bound for ranks of invariant forms |

16:30 - 17:00 | Walter Whiteley (York), Undergraduate Mathematics Education in 21st Century: Rethinking Curriculum, Spatial Reasoning and Communication: Core Mathematics Curriculum |

16:30 - 17:00 | Dilian Yang (Windsor), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory |

16:30 - 17:30 | Marco Gualtieri (Toronto), Differential Geometry |

17:00 - 17:30 | Hiro Abo (Idaho), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory |

17:00 - 17:30 | Stefanella Boatto (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics |

17:00 - 17:30 | Joe Campolieti (Wilfired Laurier), Financial Mathematics |

17:00 - 17:30 | Eric Collins (University of Alaska), Origin and Evolution of Bacterial Genomes |

17:00 - 17:30 | Adam Dor-On (Waterloo), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, C*-envelopes of tensor algebras arising from Markov chains |

17:00 - 17:30 | Deguang Han (University of Central Florida), Frames, Fractals, Tiling, and Wavelets, in Connection with the Fuglede's Conjecture, Frames, dilations and related problems |

17:00 - 17:30 | Caroline Junkins (Western), Toric and Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, The Steinberg basis and the twisted gamma-filtration |

17:00 - 17:30 | Lindsay Keegan (McMaster), Dynamics of Biological Systems |

17:00 - 17:30 | Ami Mamolo (UOIT), Undergraduate Mathematics Education in 21st Century: Rethinking Curriculum, An argument for the unconventional in undergraduate mathematics education |

17:00 - 18:00 | Bradd Hart (McMaster), Model Theory |

17:00 - 18:00 | Ernst Kani (Queen's), Arithmetic Algebraic Geometry |

17:30 - 18:00 | Sarder Mohammed Asaduzzaman (Victoria), Dynamics of Biological Systems, The coexistence or replacement of two subtypes of influenza |

17:30 - 18:00 | Walter Craig (McMaster), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics |

17:30 - 18:00 | Paul Higgs (McMaster), Origin and Evolution of Bacterial Genomes, Phylogenetic models of bacterial genome evolution incorporating gene insertion and deletion and horizontal gene transfer |

17:30 - 18:00 | Joel Lemay (Ottawa), Toric and Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, Geometric Fock Space Representations of Affine sl(n) and gl(n) |

17:30 - 18:00 | Jamie Mingo (Queen's), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory |

17:30 - 18:00 | Ashley Nahornick, Undergraduate Mathematics Education in 21st Century: Rethinking Curriculum, Is Calculus Really Necessary |

17:30 - 18:00 | Tomasz Szemberg (Uniwersytet Pedagogiczny), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, On Sylvester-Gallai Theorem for conics |

17:30 - 18:00 | József Vass (Waterloo), Frames, Fractals, Tiling, and Wavelets, in Connection with the Fuglede's Conjecture, On the Exact Convex Hull of IFS Fractals |

19:00 - 19:30 | Banquet Reception, Art Gallery of Hamilton |

19:30 - 22:00 | Banquet, Art Gallery of Hamilton |

Monday December 8 | |

8:00 - 15:30 | Registration, Ballroom Foyer |

8:00 - 9:00 | Laure St. Raymond (École normale supérieure), Plenary Speaker, Ballroom East |

9:00 - 9:30 | Moshe Adrian (Toronto), Automorphic Forms and Representation Theory, The Local Converse Problem for GL(n,F) |

9:00 - 9:30 | Laura Broley (Montréal), Undergraduate Mathematics Education in 21st Century: Rethinking Curriculum, Computer Programming and the Ideal Undergraduate Mathematics Program: Some Mathematicians' Perspectives |

9:00 - 9:30 | Ilijas Farah (York), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory |

9:00 - 9:30 | Sara Faridi (Dalhousie), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, Multigraded Betti Numbers of monomial ideals I |

9:00 - 9:30 | Patrice Gaillardetz (Concordia), Financial Mathematics |

9:00 - 9:30 | Tyler Holden (Toronto), Algebraic Geometry of Moduli Spaces, Generalized Equivariant Cohomology and Stratifications I |

9:00 - 9:30 | Bryce Morsky (Guelph), Dynamics of Biological Systems |

9:00 - 10:00 | Romyar Sharifi (Arizona), Arithmetic Algebraic Geometry |

9:30 - 10:00 | Chantal Buteau (Brock), Undergraduate Mathematics Education in 21st Century: Rethinking Curriculum, Undergraduates Learning Programming for Simulation and Investigation of Mathematics Concepts and Real-World Modelling |

9:30 - 10:00 | Peter Crooks (Toronto), Algebraic Geometry of Moduli Spaces, Generalized Equivariant Cohomology and Stratifications II |

9:30 - 10:00 | Matt Davison (Western), Financial Mathematics, Modeling Energy Spreads with a Novel Mean-reverting Stochastic Process |

9:30 - 10:00 | Nursel Erey (Dalhousie), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory |

9:30 - 10:00 | Monica Nevins (Ottawa), Automorphic Forms and Representation Theory, Branching to the derived group of length-one toral supercuspidal representations |

9:30 - 10:00 | Zhuang Niu (Wyoming), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory |

9:30 - 10:00 | James O'Dwyer (University of Illinois), Dynamics of Biological Systems |

10:00 - 10:30 | Break, Ballroom Foyer |

10:30 - 11:30 | Jacques Vanneste (University of Edinburgh), Plenary Speaker, The atmosphere and ocean as two-time-scale systems, Ballroom East |

11:30 - 12:30 | Xiangwen Zhang (McGill), Doctoral Prize and Lecture, Alexandrov's Uniqueness theorems, Ballroom East |

14:00 - 14:30 | Almut Burchard (Toronto), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics |

14:00 - 14:30 | Matthew Kennedy (Carleton), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory |

14:00 - 14:30 | Hyejin Ku (York), Financial Mathematics |

14:00 - 14:30 | Andrey Novoseltsev (Alberta), Undergraduate Mathematics Education in 21st Century: Rethinking Curriculum, Reflections on Increasing Use of Software in Teaching Mathematical Optimization |

14:00 - 14:30 | Matthew Scott (Waterloo), Dynamics of Biological Systems |

14:00 - 14:30 | Greg Smith (Queen's), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, Parliaments of polytopes and toric vector bundles |

14:00 - 14:30 | Alejandra Vicente-Colmenares (Waterloo), Algebraic Geometry of Moduli Spaces |

14:00 - 15:00 | Clifton Cunningham (Calgary), Automorphic Forms and Representation Theory |

14:00 - 15:00 | Kumar Murty (Toronto), Arithmetic Algebraic Geometry |

14:30 - 15:00 | Mo'tassem al-Arydah (Khalifa University), Dynamics of Biological Systems |

14:30 - 15:00 | Carmen Bruni (UBC), Undergraduate Mathematics Education in 21st Century: Rethinking Curriculum, The Math Exam/Educational Resources Wiki |

14:30 - 15:00 | Jeremy Lane (Toronto), Algebraic Geometry of Moduli Spaces, Convexity and fiber connectedness in integrable systems. |

14:30 - 15:00 | Kristina Sendova (Western), Financial Mathematics, On a perturbed dual risk model with dependence between inter-gain times and gain sizes |

14:30 - 15:00 | Ihsan Topaloglu (McMaster), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics, Nonlocal attractive-repulsive interaction energies of binary densities |

14:30 - 15:00 | Maria-Grazia Viola (Lakehead), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory |

14:30 - 15:00 | David Wehlau (RMC and Queen's), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, Hilbert Functions of Graded Gorenstein Ideals with an $S_n$-action. |

15:00 - 15:30 | Break, Ballroom Foyer |

15:30 - 16:00 | Clay Cressler (Queen's), Dynamics of Biological Systems |

15:30 - 16:00 | Santo D’Agostino (Brock), Undergraduate Mathematics Education in 21st Century: Rethinking Curriculum, Creating Mathematics Curricula for the 21st Century |

15:30 - 16:00 | Dmitry Golovaty (University of Akron), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics |

15:30 - 16:00 | Kevin Luk (Toronto), Algebraic Geometry of Moduli Spaces, Logarithmic Courant Algebroids |

15:30 - 16:00 | Martino Lupini (York), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, Uniqueness, homogeneity, and universality of the noncommutative Gurarij space |

15:30 - 16:00 | Roman Makarov (Wilfired Laurier), Financial Mathematics |

15:30 - 16:00 | Paul Mezo (Carleton), Automorphic Forms and Representation Theory, Twisted endoscopy in the framework of Adams-Barbasch-Vogan |

15:30 - 16:30 | Dylan Attwell-Duval (McGill), Arithmetic Algebraic Geometry, Counting cusps for orthogonal Shimura varieties |

16:00 - 16:30 | Tiziana Giorgi (New Mexico State University), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics, Field-induced smectic phases in liquid crystals |

16:00 - 16:30 | Michael Hartz (Waterloo), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory |

16:00 - 16:30 | Margo Kondratieva (Memorial), Undergraduate Mathematics Education in 21st Century: Rethinking Curriculum, On the importance of combining new and old mathematical ideas |

16:00 - 16:30 | Rogemar S Mamon (Western), Financial Mathematics |

16:00 - 16:30 | Nicole Mideo (Toronto), Dynamics of Biological Systems |

16:00 - 16:30 | James Mracek (Toronto), Algebraic Geometry of Moduli Spaces, Betti Numbers of Symplectic Quotients of Based Loop Groups |

16:00 - 16:30 | Geo Kam-Fai Tam (McMaster), Automorphic Forms and Representation Theory |

16:30 - 17:00 | Wilfred Ndifon (African Institute for Mathematical Sciences), Dynamics of Biological Systems |

16:30 - 17:00 | David Poole (Trent), Undergraduate Mathematics Education in 21st Century: Rethinking Curriculum, Flattening the Mathematics Curriculum |

16:30 - 17:00 | Mary Pugh (Toronto), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics, Special Solutions in Smectic Electroconvection |

16:30 - 17:00 | Mark Ressor (Western), Financial Mathematics |

16:30 - 17:00 | Vladimir Troitsky (Alberta), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory |

16:30 - 17:30 | Hugo Chapdelaine (Laval), Automorphic Forms and Representation Theory |

16:30 - 17:30 | Soroosh Yazdani (Google), Arithmetic Algebraic Geometry |

17:00 - 17:30 | Sebastian Jaimungal (Toronto), Financial Mathematics, A Mean-Field Gama Approach To Optimal Execution |

17:00 - 17:30 | Xingpeng Jiang (Drexel), Dynamics of Biological Systems |

17:00 - 17:30 | Xavier Lamy (McMaster and University of Lyon), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics, Uniaxial symmetry and `biaxial escape' in nematic liquid crystals |

17:00 - 17:30 | Alan Thompson (Waterloo), Algebraic Geometry of Moduli Spaces, Degenerations of Plane Sextics |

17:00 - 17:30 | Kun Wang (Toronto), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory |

17:30 - 18:00 | Nikita Nikolaev (Toronto), Algebraic Geometry of Moduli Spaces |

18:00 - 18:30 | Daniel Rowe (Toronto), Algebraic Geometry of Moduli Spaces, Lusztig Slices in the Affine Grassmannian |