2015 CMS Summer Meeting

University of Prince Edward Island, June 5 - 8, 2015

Detailed session schedules will be posted on the web site beginning in
late April. 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 University of Prince Edward Island.

Thursday June 4 | |

16:00 - 20:00 | CMS Executive Committee, Summerside Board Room, Best Western Charlottetown |

Friday June 5 | |

11:00 - 13:00 | CMS Development Group Luncheon, 142 Andrew Hall |

13:00 - 17:00 | CMS Board of Directors Meeting, 142 Andrew Hall |

16:15 - 16:45 | Using LaunchPad in Introductory Mathematics Courses for Online Homework and Assessment, MacKinnon Amphitheatre, 242 McDougall Hall |

17:00 - 19:30 | Registration, Schurman Market Street, McDougall Hall |

17:00 - 18:00 | Richard Nowakowski (Dalhousie), Public Lecture, Games: Playing Positions Purposefully, MacKinnon Amphitheatre, 242 McDougall Hall |

18:00 - 19:30 | Welcome Reception, Schurman Market Square, McDougall Hall |

20:00 - 22:00 | Student Social, 7:00pm - Meet in Schurman Market Square (Event at John Brown Richmond Street Grille at 132 Richmond Street) |

Saturday June 6 | |

8:00 - 16:00 | Registration, Schurman Market Street, McDougall Hall |

8:00 - 16:00 | AARMS-CMS Student Poster Session, Schurman Market Street, McDougall Hall |

8:00 - 9:00 | CMS Education Committee, 142 Andrew Hall, Boardroom 1 |

8:15 - 8:30 | Opening Address, MacKinnon Amphitheatre, 242 McDougall Hall |

8:30 - 9:30 | James Yorke (Maryland), Plenary Lecture, The many facets of chaos, MacKinnon Amphitheatre, 242 McDougall Hall |

9:30 - 10:00 | Break, Schurman Market Street, McDougall Hall |

9:30 - 16:00 | Exhibits, Schurman Market Street, McDougall Hall |

10:00 - 10:30 | Erik Bollt (Clarkson University, USA), Ergodic Theory, Dynamical systems and Applications, A measurable perspective on finite time coherence, 328 McDougall Hall [#12] |

10:00 - 10:30 | Rustum Choksi (McGill), Singularities and Phase Transitions in the Calculus of Variations and PDE, Nonlocal Energy Functionals Consisting of Competing Attractive and Repulsive Potentials, 246 McDougall Hall [#12] |

10:00 - 10:30 | Darja Kalajdzievska and Lindsay Wessel (Manitoba), Reaching our Students: Increased Participation and Persistence in First-Year Mathematics Courses, Rethinking Course Structure, 237 Kelley Building [#11] |

10:00 - 10:30 | Andrew Knightly (Maine), Number Theory, The local equidistribution problem for Siegel modular forms, 243 McDougall Hall [#12] |

10:00 - 10:30 | Mark Lyon (New Hampshire), Recent Advances in the Mathematics of Electromagnetic and Acoustic Imaging, Accelerated Algorithm for Computing Dielectric Scattering from Scatters Near an Infinite Plane, 211 Main Building [#5] |

10:00 - 10:30 | Neil McKay (Dalhousie), Games and Pursuit Games on Graphs, How to know if you are playing a sum of Hackenbush strings, 117 Main Building [#5] |

10:00 - 10:30 | Peter Pivovarov (Missouri), Interplay of Convexity and Geometric Analysis, Bounding marginal densities via affine isoperimetry, 211 Kelley Building [#11] |

10:00 - 10:30 | Mateja Sajna (Ottawa), Graphs, Designs and Hypergraphs, Eulerian properties of 3-uniform hypergraphs, 329 McDougall Hall [#12] |

10:00 - 10:30 | Gail Wolkowicz (McMaster), Dynamical Systems with Applications to Biology and Ecology, Sensitivity of the Rosenzweig--MacArthur model to the form of the functional response: a bifurcation theory approach, 104 Health Sciences Building [#3] |

10:00 - 10:30 | Henry Wolkowicz (Waterloo), Optimization and Nonlinear Analysis, Noisy sensor network localization: robust facial reduction and the Pareto frontier, 105 Health Sciences Building [#3] |

10:00 - 10:30 | Mohammad Abu Zaytoon (UNB), Contributed Papers, Flow through Layered Porous Media with Variable Permeability, 113 Main Building [#5] |

10:00 - 10:30 | Nina Zorboska (Manitoba), Operators Theory on Analytic Function Spaces, Hyperbolic distortion, finite Blaschke products and uniform local univalence, 116 Main Building [#5] |

10:00 - 11:00 | Ping Wong Ng (Lousiana), C*-algebras, 213 Main Building [#5] |

10:30 - 11:00 | Malak Almutairi (Acadia), Contributed Papers, Investigating Addition Tables for Digit Representations, 113 Main Building [#5] |

10:30 - 11:00 | Heinz Bauschke (UBC), Optimization and Nonlinear Analysis, The Douglas-Rachford algorithm: inconsistency and finite convergence, 105 Health Sciences Building [#3] |

10:30 - 11:00 | Raphaël Clouâtre (Waterloo), Operators Theory on Analytic Function Spaces, Duality and peak interpolation for multipliers of the Drury-Arveson space, 116 Main Building [#5] |

10:30 - 11:00 | Jacopo De Simoi (Toronto), Ergodic Theory, Dynamical systems and Applications, Decay of correlations in fast-slow partially hyperbolic systems, 328 McDougall Hall [#12] |

10:30 - 11:00 | Gerda de Vries (Alberta), Reaching our Students: Increased Participation and Persistence in First-Year Mathematics Courses, Tales from the Trenches: Blended Learning in a Calculus Class at the University of Alberta, 237 Kelley Building [#11] |

10:30 - 11:00 | Alia Hamieh (Queen's), Number Theory, Determining Hilbert modular forms by the central values of Rankin-Selberg convolutions, 243 McDougall Hall [#12] |

10:30 - 11:00 | Nicolas Hoell (Toronto), Recent Advances in the Mathematics of Electromagnetic and Acoustic Imaging, Some Methods in Tomography, 211 Main Building [#5] |

10:30 - 11:00 | Jared Howell (Grenfell Campus, Memorial), Graphs, Designs and Hypergraphs, The Watchman's Walk on Block Intersection Graphs of Steiner Triple Systems, 329 McDougall Hall [#12] |

10:30 - 11:00 | Melissa Huggan (Carleton), Games and Pursuit Games on Graphs, Intersection restriction games, 117 Main Building [#5] |

10:30 - 11:00 | AiJun Li (Henan Polytechnic), Interplay of Convexity and Geometric Analysis, Isomorphic versions of reverse isoperimetric inequalities, 211 Kelley Building [#11] |

10:30 - 11:00 | Ihsan Topaloglu (McMaster), Singularities and Phase Transitions in the Calculus of Variations and PDE, Generalized Gradient Flows of Nonlocal Interaction Energies, 246 McDougall Hall [#12] |

10:30 - 11:00 | Xiao Wang (National University of Defense Technology), Dynamical Systems with Applications to Biology and Ecology, Periodic and almost periodic oscillations in a disease system modeling the transmission of infectious diseases in migrants' home, 104 Health Sciences Building [#3] |

11:00 - 11:30 | Salihah Alwadani (Acadia), Contributed Papers, Genetic Algorithm, 113 Main Building [#5] |

11:00 - 11:30 | Robert Bailey (Grenfell Campus, Memorial), Graphs, Designs and Hypergraphs, Metric dimension of distance-regular graphs: a triennial update, 329 McDougall Hall [#12] |

11:00 - 11:30 | Hichem Ben-El-Mechaiekh (Brock), Optimization and Nonlinear Analysis, Systems of Nonlinear Inequalities Without Convexity: A Topological Fixed Point Approach, 105 Health Sciences Building [#3] |

11:00 - 11:30 | Ali Gharouni (UNB), Dynamical Systems with Applications to Biology and Ecology, Recent application of spreading speed theory to the green crab invasion in Atlantic Canada, 104 Health Sciences Building [#3] |

11:00 - 11:30 | Peter Gibson (York), Recent Advances in the Mathematics of Electromagnetic and Acoustic Imaging, The non-linear measurement operator for scattering in layered media, 211 Main Building [#5] |

11:00 - 11:30 | Pawel Gora (Concordia), Ergodic Theory, Dynamical systems and Applications, Maps with Memory, 328 McDougall Hall [#12] |

11:00 - 11:30 | Svenja Huntemann (Dalhousie), Games and Pursuit Games on Graphs, Doppelgänger Placement Games, 117 Main Building [#5] |

11:00 - 11:30 | Rebecca Milley (Grenfell Campus, Memorial), Reaching our Students: Increased Participation and Persistence in First-Year Mathematics Courses, Flipping it: the inverted calculus classroom, 237 Kelley Building [#11] |

11:00 - 11:30 | Bahram Rangipour (UNB), Operators Theory on Analytic Function Spaces, Universal Chern classes in Hopf cyclic cohomology, 116 Main Building [#5] |

11:00 - 11:30 | Sutanu Roy (Ottawa), C*-algebras, Slices of braided multiplicative unitaries., 213 Main Building [#5] |

11:00 - 11:30 | Peter Sternberg (Indiana U), Singularities and Phase Transitions in the Calculus of Variations and PDE, Reduced model for the hydroelastic waves in the cochlea, 246 McDougall Hall [#12] |

11:00 - 11:30 | Naomi Tanabe (Queen's), Number Theory, Non-vanishing of Rankin-Selberg L-functions for Hilbert Modular Forms, 243 McDougall Hall [#12] |

11:00 - 11:30 | Yuzhao Wang (Memorial), Interplay of Convexity and Geometric Analysis, Differential inequalities on manifold, 211 Kelley Building [#11] |

11:30 - 12:30 | Jane Ye (Victoria), Krieger-Nelson Prize, On solving bilevel optimization problems and optimization problems with equilibrium constraints, MacKinnon Amphitheatre, 242 McDougall Hall |

12:30 - 14:00 | Annual General Meeting and Election 2015, Wanda Wyatt Dining Hall |

14:00 - 15:00 | Robert Ghrist (Pennsylvania), Plenary Lecture, The Evolution of Mathematics Education, MacKinnon Amphitheatre, 242 McDougall Hall |

15:00 - 15:30 | Break, Schurman Market Street, McDougall Hall |

15:00 - 17:00 | Judging - AARMS-CMS Student Poster Session, Schurman Market Street, McDougall Hall |

15:30 - 16:00 | Muhammad Ashfaq Bokhari (King Fahd University, Saudi Arabia), Contributed Papers, On Legendre-Radau Quadrature Rule: Derivation via hypergeometric series and application, 113 Main Building [#5] |

15:30 - 16:00 | Almut Burchard (Toronto), Interplay of Convexity and Geometric Analysis, Random reflections, symmetrizations, and foldings on the sphere, 211 Kelley Building [#11] |

15:30 - 16:00 | Kyle Burke (Plymouth State, New Hampshire), Games and Pursuit Games on Graphs, Two-Color Placement Games on Graphs, 117 Main Building [#5] |

15:30 - 16:00 | Monica Cojocaru (Guelph), Optimization and Nonlinear Analysis, Bifurcations in constrained dynamics, 105 Health Sciences Building [#3] |

15:30 - 16:00 | Peter Dukes (Victoria), Graphs, Designs and Hypergraphs, Designs covered by small subdesigns, 329 McDougall Hall [#12] |

15:30 - 16:00 | Tiziana Giorgi (New Mexico State), Singularities and Phase Transitions in the Calculus of Variations and PDE, Sawtooth profile in smectic A liquid crystals, 246 McDougall Hall [#12] |

15:30 - 16:00 | Michael Haslam (York), Recent Advances in the Mathematics of Electromagnetic and Acoustic Imaging, A High Order Method for Electromagnetic Scattering from Metallic Gratings, 211 Main Building [#5] |

15:30 - 16:00 | Hubert Klaja (Laval), Operators Theory on Analytic Function Spaces, Isometric equality between de Branges-Rovnyak spaces and weighted Dirichlet spaces, 116 Main Building [#5] |

15:30 - 16:00 | Matilde Lalín (Montreal), Number Theory, The Mahler measure of elliptic curves, 243 McDougall Hall [#12] |

15:30 - 16:00 | Ming Mei (McGill), Advances in Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, Asymptotic behavior of solutions to reaction-diffusion equations with time-delay, 106 Health Sciences Building [#3] |

15:30 - 16:00 | Pamini Thangarajah (Mount Royal), Reaching our Students: Increased Participation and Persistence in First-Year Mathematics Courses, Ideas for student Projects in Elementary Linear Algebra, 237 Kelley Building [#11] |

15:30 - 16:00 | James Watmough (UNB), Dynamical Systems with Applications to Biology and Ecology, Ecological models with multiple stable states, 104 Health Sciences Building [#3] |

15:30 - 16:00 | James A Yorke (Maryland), Ergodic Theory, Dynamical systems and Applications, Computing Quasiperiodic Orbits, 328 McDougall Hall [#12] |

15:30 - 16:30 | Michel Hilsum (Paris 7 / Jussieu), C*-algebras, 213 Main Building [#5] |

16:00 - 16:30 | Gerda de Vries (Alberta), Ergodic Theory, Dynamical systems and Applications, A Model of Microtubule Organization in the Presence of Motor Proteins, 328 McDougall Hall [#12] |

16:00 - 16:30 | Kiyoko Furuya (Ochanomizu University, Japan), Optimization and Nonlinear Analysis, On Formally Self-Adjoint Schr\"odinger operators with real potential, 105 Health Sciences Building [#3] |

16:00 - 16:30 | Dmitry Golovaty (U of Akron), Singularities and Phase Transitions in the Calculus of Variations and PDE, Dimension reduction for the Landau-de Gennes model in nematic thin films., 246 McDougall Hall [#12] |

16:00 - 16:30 | M.H. Hamdan (UNB), Contributed Papers, BVP Involving Inhomogeneous Airy's ODE with General Forcing Function, 113 Main Building [#5] |

16:00 - 16:30 | Douglas Kurrant (Calgary), Recent Advances in the Mathematics of Electromagnetic and Acoustic Imaging, Microwave breast imaging using patient specific prior information, 211 Main Building [#5] |

16:00 - 16:30 | Marie Langlois (Dalhousie), Number Theory, Elliptic Curves with Complex Multiplication and a Relation to their Quadratic Twist., 243 McDougall Hall [#12] |

16:00 - 16:30 | Myrto Manolaki (Western), Operators Theory on Analytic Function Spaces, A result on harmonic measure with applications to Taylor series, 116 Main Building [#5] |

16:00 - 16:30 | Rebecca Milley (Wilfred Grenfell), Games and Pursuit Games on Graphs, Partizan Kayles and Misere Invertibility, 117 Main Building [#5] |

16:00 - 16:30 | Bryan Penfound (Winnipeg), Reaching our Students: Increased Participation and Persistence in First-Year Mathematics Courses, Explain the Method - The Use of Video Assignments for Pre-service Teachers, 237 Kelley Building [#11] |

16:00 - 16:30 | Alyssa Sankey (UNB), Graphs, Designs and Hypergraphs, On association schemes constructed from $t$-fold covers of schemes, 329 McDougall Hall [#12] |

16:00 - 16:30 | Chunhua Shan (Alberta), Dynamical Systems with Applications to Biology and Ecology, Turning points and relaxation oscillations in epidemic models of SIR type, 104 Health Sciences Building [#3] |

16:00 - 16:30 | Jie Xiao (Memorial), Advances in Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, Entropy Flux - Electrostatic Capacity - Graphical Mass, 106 Health Sciences Building [#3] |

16:00 - 16:30 | Jiazu Zhou (SouthWest University), Interplay of Convexity and Geometric Analysis, On Bonnesen-style symmetric mixed isohomothetic inequalities, 211 Kelley Building [#11] |

16:30 - 17:00 | Stanley Alama (McMaster), Singularities and Phase Transitions in the Calculus of Variations and PDE, Minimizers of the Landau-de Gennes energy around a spherical colloid particle, 246 McDougall Hall [#12] |

16:30 - 17:00 | Robert Craigen (Manitoba), Reaching our Students: Increased Participation and Persistence in First-Year Mathematics Courses, 237 Kelley Building [#11] |

16:30 - 17:00 | Peter Danziger (Ryerson), Graphs, Designs and Hypergraphs, On the Hamilton-Waterloo Problem with odd orders, 329 McDougall Hall [#12] |

16:30 - 17:00 | Cristian Enache (American University of the Middle East), Interplay of Convexity and Geometric Analysis, Maximum and minimum principles for a class of Monge–Ampère equations, with applications to surfaces of constant Gauss curvature, 211 Kelley Building [#11] |

16:30 - 17:00 | Richard Fournier (CRM), Operators Theory on Analytic Function Spaces, On an interpolation formula of Frappier, Rahman and Ruscheweyh, 116 Main Building [#5] |

16:30 - 17:00 | Israel Ncube (Alabama A & M University), Ergodic Theory, Dynamical systems and Applications, Stability of a certain quasi-polynomial, 328 McDougall Hall [#12] |

16:30 - 17:00 | Richard Nowakowski (Dalhousie), Games and Pursuit Games on Graphs, Extending Normal-play games to Scoring-games, 117 Main Building [#5] |

16:30 - 17:00 | James Parks (Lethbridge), Number Theory, The average number of elliptic curves with a fixed number of points, 243 McDougall Hall [#12] |

16:30 - 17:00 | Brendan Pass (Alberta), Advances in Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, Wasserstein barycenters over Riemannian manifolds, 106 Health Sciences Building [#3] |

16:30 - 17:00 | Mohammad Tavalla (York), Recent Advances in the Mathematics of Electromagnetic and Acoustic Imaging, The structure of test functions that determine weighted composition operators, 211 Main Building [#5] |

16:30 - 17:00 | Yanyu Xiao (Alberta), Dynamical Systems with Applications to Biology and Ecology, Impact of viral drift on vaccination dynamics and patterns of seasonal influenza, 104 Health Sciences Building [#3] |

16:30 - 17:00 | Dilian Yang (Windsor), C*-algebras, Maximal abelian subalgebras in higher rank graph C*-algebras, 213 Main Building [#5] |

17:00 - 17:30 | David Bressoud (Macalester), Reaching our Students: Increased Participation and Persistence in First-Year Mathematics Courses, Insights from the MAA Study of College Calculus, 237 Kelley Building [#11] |

17:00 - 17:30 | Michael Gelantalis (RWTH Aachen U), Singularities and Phase Transitions in the Calculus of Variations and PDE, Cahn-Hilliard energy barrier and $\Gamma$-convergence in a certain parameter regime, 246 McDougall Hall [#12] |

17:00 - 17:30 | Shaoxiong Hou (Memorial), Interplay of Convexity and Geometric Analysis, Musielak-Orlicz BMO-Type Spaces, 211 Kelley Building [#11] |

17:00 - 17:30 | Gordon MacDonald (UPEI), C*-algebras, Faster Matrix Multiplication, 213 Main Building [#5] |

17:00 - 17:30 | Javad Mashreghi (Laval), Operators Theory on Analytic Function Spaces, A group structure on $\mathbb{D}$ and its application for composition operators on model spaces, 116 Main Building [#5] |

17:00 - 17:30 | Tommaso Traetta (Ryerson), Graphs, Designs and Hypergraphs, On the Hamilton-Waterloo problem for a class of Cayley graphs, 329 McDougall Hall [#12] |

17:00 - 17:30 | Akshaa Vatwani (Queen's), Number Theory, A higher rank Selberg sieve, 243 McDougall Hall [#12] |

17:00 - 17:30 | Xinwei Yu (Alberta), Advances in Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, On Stationary Solutions to Doi-Onsager Models, 106 Health Sciences Building [#3] |

17:00 - 17:30 | Wenjing Zhang (York), Dynamical Systems with Applications to Biology and Ecology, Recurrent viral infection may need no exogenous trigger, 104 Health Sciences Building [#3] |

17:30 - 18:00 | Yuzhao Wang (Memorial), Advances in Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, Nonlinear hyperbolic Shcr\"odinger equations, 106 Health Sciences Building [#3] |

18:45 - 22:00 | Awards Banquet, New Glasgow Lobster Suppers |

Sunday June 7 | |

7:30 - 8:00 | Isam Al-Darabsah (MUN), Dynamical Systems with Applications to Biology and Ecology, A Prey-Predator Model with n Patches, Migrations and Delays., 104 Health Sciences Building [#3] |

8:00 - 16:00 | Registration, Schurman Market Street, McDougall Hall |

8:00 - 16:00 | AARMS-CMS Student Poster Session, Schurman Market Street, McDougall Hall |

8:00 - 8:30 | Gordon MacDonald (UPEI), Reaching our Students: Increased Participation and Persistence in First-Year Mathematics Courses, Ideas for reaching uninterested Calculus students, 237 Kelley Building [#11] |

8:00 - 8:30 | Franklin Mendivil (Acadia), Ergodic Theory, Dynamical systems and Applications, Iteration of time-dependent random functions, 328 McDougall Hall [#12] |

8:00 - 8:30 | Ana Savu (Alberta), C*-algebras, Spectral gap of a class of unbounded, positive-definite operators, 213 Main Building [#5] |

8:00 - 8:30 | Huaiping Zhu (York), Dynamical Systems with Applications to Biology and Ecology, A temperature driven difference equation model with stage-structured for the abundance of culex mosquitoes, 104 Health Sciences Building [#3] |

8:30 - 9:00 | Stan Alama (McMaster), Advances in Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, Vortex structure in p-wave superconductors, 106 Health Sciences Building [#3] |

8:30 - 9:00 | Jein-Shan Chen (National Taiwan Normal University), Optimization and Nonlinear Analysis, Discovery of new complementarity functions for NCP and SOCCP, 105 Health Sciences Building [#3] |

8:30 - 9:00 | Man-Duen Choi (Toronto), C*-algebras, How I could think of tensor products of matrices, 213 Main Building [#5] |

8:30 - 9:00 | Leah Duffett (Mount Allison), Undergraduate Student Research Presentations, The Geometric Quantization of a Focus-Focus Singularity, 246 McDougall Hall [#12] |

8:30 - 9:00 | Danny Dyer (Memorial), Reaching our Students: Increased Participation and Persistence in First-Year Mathematics Courses, How I spent my Fall semester: experiences with active learning in Calculus I, 237 Kelley Building [#11] |

8:30 - 9:00 | Marlene Frigon (Montreal), Ergodic Theory, Dynamical systems and Applications, Multiple solutions of problems with nonlinear first order differential operators, 328 McDougall Hall [#12] |

8:30 - 9:00 | Gena Hahn (Montréal), Graphs, Designs and Hypergraphs, On cycle double covers for infinite graphs, 329 McDougall Hall [#12] |

8:30 - 9:00 | Patrick Ingram (Colorado State), Number Theory, Arithmetic dynamics of correspondences, 243 McDougall Hall [#12] |

8:30 - 9:00 | Christian Reinhardt (VU Amsterdam), Rigorous Computation for Differential-Equation Problems, Rigorous numerics for nonlinear ODEs using Chebyshev series, 113 Main Building [#5] |

8:30 - 9:00 | Yun Tian (Shanghai Normal University), Dynamical Systems with Applications to Biology and Ecology, HIV-1 dynamics of fighting a virus with another virus, 104 Health Sciences Building [#3] |

8:30 - 9:00 | Ning Zhang (Alberta), Interplay of Convexity and Geometric Analysis, Reconstruction of convex lattice sets from their projections, 211 Kelley Building [#11] |

9:00 - 9:30 | Lia Bronsard (McMaster), Advances in Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, Weak Anchoring for a Two-Dimensional Liquid Crystal, 106 Health Sciences Building [#3] |

9:00 - 9:30 | Andréa Deschênes (Laval), Rigorous Computation for Differential-Equation Problems, Stationary coexistence of hexagons and rolls via rigorous computations, 113 Main Building [#5] |

9:00 - 9:30 | Tobias Hurth (Toronto), Ergodic Theory, Dynamical systems and Applications, Regularity for invariant densities of switching systems, 328 McDougall Hall [#12] |

9:00 - 9:30 | Margo Kondratieva (Memorial), Reaching our Students: Increased Participation and Persistence in First-Year Mathematics Courses, Ways of reaching our students with different technological tools, 237 Kelley Building [#11] |

9:00 - 9:30 | Xiaodi Li (Shandong Normal University), Dynamical Systems with Applications to Biology and Ecology, Stability of FDEs with state-dependent delay of unknown bounded, 104 Health Sciences Building [#3] |

9:00 - 9:30 | Eduardo Martinez-Pedroza (Memorial), Graphs, Designs and Hypergraphs, Coarse Geometry of the Firefighter Problem, 329 McDougall Hall [#12] |

9:00 - 9:30 | Emily Rosta (Cape Breton), Undergraduate Student Research Presentations, Existence of Weak Solutions to a Non-Linear Dirichlet Problem, 246 McDougall Hall [#12] |

9:00 - 9:30 | Matthew Stephen (Alberta), Interplay of Convexity and Geometric Analysis, Stability Results for Sections of Convex Bodies, 211 Kelley Building [#11] |

9:00 - 9:30 | Mohamed Tawhid (Thompson Rivers University), Optimization and Nonlinear Analysis, Nonlinear Conjugate Gradient Methods for the Output Feedback Pole Assignment Problem, 105 Health Sciences Building [#3] |

9:00 - 9:30 | Graeme Turner (Carleton and Grenfell Campus, Memorial), Number Theory, The Conductor and Discriminant of Bicyclic Quartic Fields, 243 McDougall Hall [#12] |

9:00 - 10:00 | Andrew Toms (Purdue), C*-algebras, 213 Main Building [#5] |

9:30 - 16:00 | Exhibits, Schurman Market Street, McDougall Hall |

9:30 - 10:00 | Arno Berger (Alberta), Ergodic Theory, Dynamical systems and Applications, Most finite-dimensional linear flows are Benford, 328 McDougall Hall [#12] |

9:30 - 10:00 | Roberto Castelli (VU Amserdam), Rigorous Computation for Differential-Equation Problems, Parameterization of invariant manifolds for periodic orbits of vector fields, 113 Main Building [#5] |

9:30 - 10:00 | Shannon Fitzpatrick (UPEI), Graphs, Designs and Hypergraphs, Cops and Robber on Circulant Graphs, 329 McDougall Hall [#12] |

9:30 - 10:00 | Maxime Gazeau (Toronto), Advances in Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, Spectral gaps and Bloch decomposition for the linearized Water-Waves equations, 106 Health Sciences Building [#3] |

9:30 - 10:00 | Julian Rosen (Waterloo), Number Theory, Quadratic forms and curves on abelian surfaces, 243 McDougall Hall [#12] |

9:30 - 10:00 | [Group] Math Ed. Round Table Discussion, Reaching our Students: Increased Participation and Persistence in First-Year Mathematics Courses, 237 Kelley Building [#11] |

9:30 - 10:00 | Xiaoying Wang (Western), Dynamical Systems with Applications to Biology and Ecology, Modelling the trait in fear of predators, 104 Health Sciences Building [#3] |

9:30 - 10:00 | Zili Wu (Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China), Optimization and Nonlinear Analysis, Characterization of Weaker Sharp Solutions of a Variational Inequality Problem without Gap Functions, 105 Health Sciences Building [#3] |

9:30 - 10:00 | Deping Ye (Memorial), Interplay of Convexity and Geometric Analysis, Affine isoperimetric inequalities for geominimal surface areas, 211 Kelley Building [#11] |

10:00 - 10:30 | Break, Schurman Market Street, McDougall Hall |

10:30 - 11:30 | Nilima Nigam (SFU), Plenary Lecture, On numerical analysis and spectral geometry, MacKinnon Amphitheatre, 242 McDougall Hall |

11:30 - 12:30 | Jamie Mulholland (SFU), Excellence in Teaching Award, Active Learning in Large Classes, MacKinnon Amphitheatre, 242 McDougall Hall |

12:30 - 14:00 | NSERC Information Session, Wanda Wyatt Dining Hall |

12:30 - 15:30 | CMS Student Committee, 142 Andrew Hall, Boardroom 1 |

14:00 - 15:00 | Andrew Toms (Purdue), Plenary Lecture, What is a C*-algebra and when is it "good", MacKinnon Amphitheatre, 242 McDougall Hall |

15:00 - 15:30 | Break, Schurman Market Street, McDougall Hall |

15:30 - 16:00 | Afrah Abdou (King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia), Optimization and Nonlinear Analysis, On Mann’s Method with Viscosity for Nonexpansive and Nonspreading Mappings in Hilbert Spaces, 105 Health Sciences Building [#3] |

15:30 - 16:00 | Anthony Bonato (Ryerson), Graphs, Designs and Hypergraphs, A probabilistic version of the Game of Zombies and Survivors on graphs, 329 McDougall Hall [#12] |

15:30 - 16:00 | Emma Carline (Dalhousie), Undergraduate Student Research Presentations, C*-algebras of the 1-D crystal groups: Initial explorations, 246 McDougall Hall [#12] |

15:30 - 16:00 | Cristian Ivanescu (Alberta), C*-algebras, The Cuntz semigroup of tensor product of C*-algebras, 213 Main Building [#5] |

15:30 - 16:00 | Mioara Joldes (LAAS-CNRS, France), Rigorous Computation for Differential-Equation Problems, A Fast and Accurate Power Series Expansion Method to Compute the Probability of Collision for Short-term Space Encounters, 113 Main Building [#5] |

15:30 - 16:00 | Tatiana Hessami Pilehrood (Fields Institute), Number Theory, On $q$-analogs of Wolstenholme's theorem for multiple $q$-harmonic sums, 243 McDougall Hall [#12] |

15:30 - 16:00 | Scott Rodney (Cape Breton), Advances in Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, A Meyers-Serrin Theorem for Degenerate Sobolev Spaces, 106 Health Sciences Building [#3] |

15:30 - 16:00 | Huaiping Zhu (York), Ergodic Theory, Dynamical systems and Applications, Nilpotent singularities and oscillations in SIR type of compartmental models, 328 McDougall Hall [#12] |

16:00 - 18:00 | CMS Mathematical Competitions Committee, 142 Andrew Hall, Boardroom 2 |

16:00 - 16:30 | Abdullah Al-Shaghay (Dalhousie), Number Theory, Analogues of the Binomial Coefficient Theorems of Gauss and Jacobi, 243 McDougall Hall [#12] |

16:00 - 16:30 | Elena Braverman (Calgary), Ergodic Theory, Dynamical systems and Applications, Stochastic difference equations with the Allee effect, 328 McDougall Hall [#12] |

16:00 - 16:30 | Dario Brooks (Dalhousie), Undergraduate Student Research Presentations, The equivalence problem and three-dimensional Szekeres metrics, 246 McDougall Hall [#12] |

16:00 - 16:30 | Jacek Cyranka (U Warsaw), Rigorous Computation for Differential-Equation Problems, A construction of two different solutions to an elliptic system, 113 Main Building [#5] |

16:00 - 16:30 | Stephen Finbow (StFX), Graphs, Designs and Hypergraphs, Hamiltonicity of Bell and Stirling Colour Graphs, 329 McDougall Hall [#12] |

16:00 - 16:30 | Dan Kucerovsky (UNB), C*-algebras, K-theory of C*-bialgebras, 213 Main Building [#5] |

16:00 - 16:30 | Hyunju Kwon (UBC), Advances in Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, Some norm inflation results in fluid equations, 106 Health Sciences Building [#3] |

16:30 - 17:00 | Kevser Aktas (Queen's), Number Theory, Consecutive Squarefull Numbers, 243 McDougall Hall [#12] |

16:30 - 17:00 | Kyle Bryenton (UPEI), Undergraduate Student Research Presentations, On the Darboux-Crum Transformation and Supersymmetric Quantum Mechanics, 246 McDougall Hall [#12] |

16:30 - 17:00 | Yuri Cher (Toronto), Advances in Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, Local Structure of Singular profiles for a Derivative Nonlinear Schrodinger equation, 106 Health Sciences Building [#3] |

16:30 - 17:00 | Magdalena Georgescu (Toronto), C*-algebras, Spectral Flow and C*-algebras, 213 Main Building [#5] |

16:30 - 17:00 | Shafiqul Islam (UPEI), Ergodic Theory, Dynamical systems and Applications, Stochastic perturbations and invariant measures of position dependent random maps via Fourier approximations, 328 McDougall Hall [#12] |

16:30 - 17:00 | Tomasz Kaczynski (U Sherbrooke), Rigorous Computation for Differential-Equation Problems, Towards a formal tie between combinatorial and classical vector field dynamics, 113 Main Building [#5] |

16:30 - 17:00 | Elham Roshanbin (Dalhousie), Graphs, Designs and Hypergraphs, Graph Burning, 329 McDougall Hall [#12] |

17:00 - 17:30 | Laurent Charette (UBC), Ergodic Theory, Dynamical systems and Applications, Reaction-Diffusion Mixed Modes on a Spherical Cap, 328 McDougall Hall [#12] |

17:00 - 17:30 | Adam Felix (KTH Stockholm), Number Theory, Common divisors of the index and order of $a$ modulo $p$, 243 McDougall Hall [#12] |

17:00 - 17:30 | Robert McCann (Toronto), Advances in Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, The instrinsic dynamics of optimal transport, 106 Health Sciences Building [#3] |

17:00 - 17:30 | Kerry Ojakian (Bronx Community College, CUNY), Graphs, Designs and Hypergraphs, Capture time of cop-win graphs, 329 McDougall Hall [#12] |

17:00 - 17:30 | Aydin Sarraf (UNB), C*-algebras, On the classification of inductive limits of certain real circle algebras, 213 Main Building [#5] |

17:30 - 18:00 | Shaohua Chen (Cape Breton), Advances in Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, A Singular Gierer-Meinhardt System of Elliptic Equations, 106 Health Sciences Building [#3] |

17:30 - 18:00 | Omar Kihel (Brock), Number Theory, Denominators of algebraic numbers in a number field, 243 McDougall Hall [#12] |

18:30 - 21:00 | CMS Publications Committee, 142 Andrew Hall, Boardroom 1 |

Monday June 8 | |

8:00 - 15:00 | Registration, Schurman Market Street, McDougall Hall |

8:00 - 8:30 | Anatoliy Swishchuk (Calgary), Ergodic Theory, Dynamical systems and Applications, Delay Stochastic Dynamical Systems in Finance, 328 McDougall Hall [#12] |

8:30 - 9:00 | Sanjeeva Balasuriya (University of Adelaide, Australia), Ergodic Theory, Dynamical systems and Applications, Analogues of eigenvectors and their control in nonautonomous flows, 328 McDougall Hall [#12] |

8:30 - 9:00 | Nancy Clarke (Acadia), Graphs, Designs and Hypergraphs, 2-Limited Packings of Cartesian Products, 329 McDougall Hall [#12] |

8:30 - 9:00 | Claude Levesque (Laval), Number Theory, On Thue equations, 243 McDougall Hall [#12] |

9:00 - 9:30 | Michael Coons (Newcastle, Australia), Number Theory, Algebraic independence results related to an automatic sequence, 243 McDougall Hall [#12] |

9:00 - 9:30 | Danny Dyer (Memorial), Graphs, Designs and Hypergraphs, Achieving excesses and leaves: packings and coverings of complete graphs with small trees, 329 McDougall Hall [#12] |

9:00 - 9:30 | Tomoki Inoue (Ehime University, Japan), Ergodic Theory, Dynamical systems and Applications, First return maps of random maps and invariant measures, 328 McDougall Hall [#12] |

9:00 - 9:30 | Shahid Khan (Calgary), Graduate Student Research Presentations, Portfolio Signed Graphs, 246 McDougall Hall [#12] |

9:30 - 10:00 | Ben Cameron (Dalhousie), Graduate Student Research Presentations, Graph Properties, Polynomials, and Simplicial Complexes, 246 McDougall Hall [#12] |

9:30 - 10:00 | Allysa Lumley (Lethbridge), Number Theory, New Bounds for $\psi(x;q,a)$, 243 McDougall Hall [#12] |

9:30 - 10:00 | Lucas Mol (Dalhousie), Graphs, Designs and Hypergraphs, Shape and roots of the node reliability polynomial, 329 McDougall Hall [#12] |

10:00 - 10:30 | Break, Schurman Market Street, McDougall Hall |

10:30 - 11:30 | Christiane Rousseau (Montréal), Plenary Lecture, What can we learn from divergent series?, MacKinnon Amphitheatre, 242 McDougall Hall |

11:30 - 12:30 | Dong Li (UBC), Coxeter-James Prize, Threshold spaces for incompressible Euler equations, MacKinnon Amphitheatre, 242 McDougall Hall |

12:30 - 14:00 | Open Break |

14:00 - 14:30 | Robert Craigen (Manitoba), Graphs, Designs and Hypergraphs, The group of odd-weight Boolean complementary pairs, 329 McDougall Hall [#12] |

14:00 - 14:30 | Lauren DeDieu (McMaster), Graduate Student Research Presentations, Newton-Okounkov Bodies of Peterson and Bott-Samelson Varieties, 246 McDougall Hall [#12] |

14:00 - 14:30 | Karyn McLellan (StFX), Number Theory, A New Computation of Viswanath's Constant, 243 McDougall Hall [#12] |

14:30 - 15:00 | Fatimah Alruhaymi (Memorial), Graduate Student Research Presentations, Skolem-type Sequences and Rosa, 246 McDougall Hall [#12] |

14:30 - 15:00 | Rob Noble (Dalhousie), Number Theory, Conjugate algebraic numbers on plane curves, 243 McDougall Hall [#12] |

14:30 - 15:00 | Asiyeh Sanaei (Acadia), Graphs, Designs and Hypergraphs, Generalized Dutch Windmills Skolem Labelling, 329 McDougall Hall [#12] |

15:00 - 15:30 | Keith Johnson (Dalhousie), Number Theory, Integer valued polynomials on rings of integer matrices, 243 McDougall Hall [#12] |

15:00 - 15:30 | David Pike (Memorial), Graphs, Designs and Hypergraphs, Equitably Coloured BIBDs, 329 McDougall Hall [#12] |