2012 CMS Winter Meeting

Fairmont Queen Elizabeth (Montreal), December 7 - 10, 2012

By invitation of the Meeting Committee, there will be sessions in the following areas. The list of speakers is preliminary, and participants interested in delivering a talk in one of the sessions should contact one of the organizers of that session.

Celestial Mechanics | |

Org: Florin Diacu (Victoria), Manuele Santoprete (Wilfrid Laurier) and Cristina Stoica (Wilfrid Laurier) | |

Saturday December 8 (Hochelaga 5) | |

10:30 - 10:55 | Lennard Bakker (Brigham Young), The Rhomboidal Symmetric-Mass Four-Body Problem. |

11:00 - 11:25 | Cristina Stoica (Wilfrid Laurier), Relative equilibria in symmetric $(2N+1)$-body problems |

14:00 - 14:25 | Daniel Offin (Queen's University), Dynamics, stability and symmetric minimization |

15:00 - 15:25 | Abdalla Mansur (Queen's University), The Maslov index and Stability of Periodic Solutions |

15:30 - 15:55 | Juan Luis Garcia Guirao (Universidad Politecnica de Cartagena), Periodic orbits and $\mathcal{C}^1$-integrability in the planar Stark-Zeeman problem |

16:15 - 16:40 | Manuele Santoprete (Wilfrid Laurier), Relative equilibria in the four-vortex problem with two pairs of equal vorticities |

16:45 - 17:10 | Gareth Roberts (College of the Holy Cross), Stability of Relative Equilibria in the N-Vortex Problem |

17:15 - 17:40 | Jeffrey Lawson (Western Carolina), Saari's Conjecture on simple mechanical systems with symmetry |

Sunday December 9 (Hochelaga 5) | |

14:30 - 14:55 | Toshiaki Fujiwara (Kitasato), Saari's homographic conjecture for the planar equal-mass three-body problem under the Newton potential and a strong force potent |

15:30 - 15:55 | Florin Diacu (Victoria), Rotopulsators of the curved N-body problem |

16:15 - 16:40 | J. Guadalupe Reyes Victoria (UAM) |

Ecological Dynamics Under Temporal Variation | |

Org: Frithjof Lutscher (Ottawa) and Rebecca C. Tyson (British Columbia) | |

Sunday December 9 (Péribonka) | |

14:00 - 14:25 | Qihua Huang (Alberta), Mathematical Risk Assessment of Contaminants on Fish Population Dynamics |

14:30 - 14:55 | Huaiping Zhu (York), Modeling of Mosquito Abundance and West Nile Virus Risk Using Weather and Environment Conditions |

15:00 - 15:25 | Xiaoqiang Zhao (Memorial), A Reaction-Diffusion Lyme Disease Model with Seasonality |

15:30 - 15:55 | Frithjof Lutscher (Ottawa), Modeling seasonal behavior change and disease transmission in wildlife |

16:15 - 16:40 | Matt Calder (Western), Net Reproductive Number for a Matrix Population Model with Dispersion and an Application to Neogobius Melanostomus |

16:45 - 17:10 | Frédéric Guichard (McGill), Marine reserve networks for non-equilibrium metacommunities |

Monday December 10 (Péribonka) | |

8:00 - 8:25 | Rebecca Tyson (UBC Okanagan), How seasonality, behavior and climate affect predator-prey cycles |

8:30 - 8:55 | Gunog Seo (Ryerson), Effect of Temporal Variability on Persistence Conditions in Rivers |

14:00 - 14:25 | Hermann Eberl (Guelph), The role of spatial effects for temporally varying biofilm control strategies |

14:30 - 14:55 | James Watmough (UNB), Modelling the spread of aquatic invasives in tidal currents with both drift and maturation delay. |

Epidemiology - Genomics | |

Org: Erica Moodie and David Stephens (McGill) | |

Sunday December 9 (Kamouraska) | |

14:00 - 14:30 | Daniel Zenklusen (Montréal), Imaging Single Transcripts Resolves Kinetics of Gene Expression Processes |

14:30 - 15:00 | Michael Mackey (McGill), Molecular distributions in gene regulatory networks |

15:00 - 15:30 | Theodore Perkins (Ottawa Health Research Institute), What Do Molecules Do When We're Not Looking? State Sequence Analysis for Stochastic Chemical Systems |

15:30 - 16:00 | Marc Roussel (Lethbridge), Stochastic effects in gene transcription |

16:15 - 16:45 | Andrew Rutenberg (Dalhousie), Stochastic Models of Plastic Development in Cyanobacterial Filaments |

16:45 - 17:15 | Brian Ingalls (Waterloo), Sensitivity Trade-offs in Systems Biology |

17:15 - 17:45 | David McMillen (Toronto), Design methods and constraints for biological integral control |

Monday December 10 (Kamouraska) | |

14:00 - 14:30 | Janet Raboud (Toronto; Dalla Lana School of Public Health), Left truncation in the context of competing risks |

14:30 - 15:00 | Yongling Xiao (INESSS), Flexible marginal structural models for estimating cumulative effect of time-varying treatment on the hazard |

15:00 - 15:30 | Jessica Young (Harvard School of Public Health), Simulation from a known Cox MSM using standard parametric models for the g-formula |

15:30 - 16:00 | Mark van der Laan (UC-Berkeley), Statistical Methods for Causal Inference In HIV Research |

16:15 - 16:45 | Raphael Fonteneau (Inria Lille - Nord Europe, France), Batch Mode Reinforcement Learning based on the Synthesis of Artificial Trajectories |

16:45 - 17:15 | James Dai (Statistical Center for HIV/AIDS Research and Prevention), Adherence, ARV drug concentration and estimation of PrEP efficacy for HIV prevention |

17:15 - 17:45 | Katia Charland (McGill), An application of gravity models to identify factors related to community pandemic influenza A/H1N1 vaccine coverage |

Epidemiology - Infectious Diseases | |

Org: Julien Arino (Manitoba) and Robert Smith? (Ottawa) | |

sponsored by the Canadian Applied and Industrial Mathematics Society (CAIMS) | |

Saturday December 8 (Chambly) | |

10:30 - 10:55 | Julien Arino (Manitoba), On the direction of bifurcations in metapopulations |

11:00 - 11:25 | Robert Smith? (Ottawa), Controlling Malaria with Indoor Residual Spraying in Spatially Heterogeneous Environments |

14:00 - 14:25 | Lydia Bourouiba (MIT), Contact and transmission |

14:30 - 14:55 | Cameron Browne (South Florida), Within-host virus model with age-structure in the infected cell compartment |

15:00 - 15:25 | Jane Heffernan (York), Vaccination programs against sexually transmitted diseases |

15:30 - 15:55 | Shannon Collinson (York), Mass media effects on influenza infection |

16:15 - 16:40 | Nathan McClure (Queen's), Slowing evolution is a more effective means of managing antimicrobial resistance than enhancing drug development |

16:45 - 17:10 | Elsa Hansen (Harvard), The mathematics of in vitro culture for Plasmodium |

17:15 - 17:40 | Huaiping Zhu (York), Bifurcations and Complex Dynamics of an SIR Model with the Impact of Hospital Resources |

Sunday December 9 (Chambly) | |

8:00 - 8:25 | Carley Rogers (Ottawa), Improving HPV vaccination programs across Canada |

8:30 - 8:55 | Robert Smith? (Ottawa), A mathematical model of Bieber Fever: the most infectious disease of our time? |

Operations Research | |

Org: Bernard Gendron (Montréal) | |

Monday December 10 (Gatineau) | |

8:00 - 8:25 | Géraldine Gemieux (CIRRELT; Montréal), A Column Generation Approach for Demand-Driven Harvest Scheduling |

8:30 - 8:55 | Gregory Rix (CIRRELT; École Polytechnique de Montréal), A Tactical Transportation-Driven Harvest Planning Problem |

14:00 - 14:25 | Joel Neuheimer (Forest Products Association of Canada), Canadian Forest Products Industry’s Transportation Challenges Moving Forward |

14:30 - 14:55 | Dave Lepage (FPInnovations), Challenges and opportunities in forest transportation |

15:00 - 15:25 | Reino Pulkki (Lakehead), Modeling forest products supply chain by integrating enhanced forest inventories and merchandizing yard operations |

15:30 - 15:55 | Sanjay Dominik Jena (CIRRELT; Montréal), Modeling and Solving Location Problems for the Forestry Industry |

16:15 - 16:40 | Pega Sohrabi (Dalhousie), Using Campaigns to Control and Plan Sawmill Production |

16:45 - 17:10 | Sina Saadatyar (Dalhousie), Sawmill Campaign Generator as a Basis for Planning and Control |

17:15 - 17:40 | Amira Dems (CIRRELT; École Polytechnique de Montréal), SOLVING AN INTEGRATED MULTI-PERIOD WOOD PROCUREMENT PROBLEM. |

Probability and Biology | |

Org: Lea Popovic (Concordia) | |

Sunday December 9 (Richelieu) | |

14:00 - 14:25 | Ed Perkins (UBC), Phase Transition for Measure-valued SIR Epidemic Processes |

14:30 - 14:55 | Xiaowen Zhou (Concordia), Support properties of a class of Lambda-Fleming-Viot processes with underlying Brownian motion |

15:00 - 15:25 | Iddo Ben-Ari (Connecticut), Diffusion with Redistribution |

15:30 - 15:55 | Don Dawson (Carleton), Multitype mutation-selection-migration dynamics and a set-valued dual |

Monday December 10 (Richelieu) | |

8:15 - 8:55 | Rick Durrett (Duke), A branching process model of ovarian cancer |

14:00 - 14:25 | Scott McKinley (Florida-Gainesville), Sensing and Decision-Making in Random Search |

14:30 - 14:55 | Daniel Valesin (UBC), Extinction time of the contact process on finite trees |

15:00 - 15:25 | Raoul Normand (Toronto), A model of migration under constraint |

15:30 - 15:55 | Jonthan Mattingly (Duke), A Numerical Method for the SDEs from Chemical Equations |

Algebraic Combinatorics | |

Org: Christophe Hohlweg and Franco Saliola (UQAM) | |

Saturday December 8 (Gatineau) | |

10:30 - 11:20 | Hugh Thomas (UNB-Fredericton), Lexicographically first subwords in Coxeter groups and quiver representations |

14:00 - 14:35 | Nantel Bergeron (York), Hopf monoid for supercharacter and NCSym |

14:40 - 15:15 | Stephanie van Willigenburg (UBC), Maximal supports and Schur-positivity among connected skew shapes |

15:20 - 15:55 | Chris Berg (UQAM), Strong Schur functions and down operators for the affine nilCoxeter algebra. |

16:15 - 16:50 | Mike Zabrocki (York), Another Schur-like basis in the algebra of Non-Commutative Symmetric Functions |

17:00 - 17:35 | Ed Richmond (UBC), Coxeter groups, palindromic Poincar\'{e} polynomials and triangle group avoidance. |

Sunday December 9 (Gatineau) | |

14:00 - 14:35 | Christophe Reutenauer (UQAM), Constructing bases of finite index subgroups of free groups using Sturmian sequences |

14:40 - 15:15 | Drew Armstrong (Miami), Rational Catalan Combinatorics |

15:20 - 15:55 | Vivien Ripoll (UQAM), Limit points of root systems of infinite Coxeter groups |

16:15 - 16:50 | Carolina Benedetti (York), Schubert polynomials and $k$-Schur functions |

Algebraic Number Theory | |

Org: Henri Darmon (McGill), Eyal Goren (McGill) and Adrian Iovita (Concordia) | |

Saturday December 8 (Hochelaga 4) | |

10:30 - 11:00 | Manfred Kolster (McMaster), The Coates-Sinnott Conjecture |

11:00 - 11:30 | John Voight (Vermont-Burlington), Kronecker's Jugendtraum and power series expansions of modular forms |

14:00 - 14:30 | Antonio Lei (McGill), Beilinson-Flach elements for the Rankin-Selberg convolution |

14:30 - 15:00 | Jan Minac (Western), Abel-Galois T.V. Channel D8 Interview of V.I.S.G.G. |

15:00 - 15:30 | John Labute (McGill), Linking Numbers, Mild Groups and the Fontaine-Mazur Conjecture |

15:30 - 16:00 | Payman Kassaei (King's College), Modularity Lifting via Analytic continuation of Hilbert modular forms |

16:15 - 16:45 | Kumar Murty (Toronto), Growth of the Selmer group of an Abelian variety with CM |

16:45 - 17:15 | Matthew Greenberg (Calgary), $p$-arithmetic and completed cohomology of quaternionic Shimura varieties |

17:15 - 17:45 | Glenn Stevens (Boston), The Hodge-Tate sequence and overconvergent $p$-adic modular sheaves |

Sunday December 9 (Hochelaga 4) | |

8:00 - 8:30 | Sujatha Ramdorai (UBC), Congruences between p-adic L-values |

8:30 - 9:00 | Stephen Kudla (Toronto), An alternative description of Drinfeld space and applications |

14:00 - 14:30 | Hugo Chapdelaine (Laval), Archimedean Stark conjectures and real analytic Eisenstein series |

14:30 - 15:00 | Clifton Cunningham (Calgary), A geometric and categorical description of complete Langlands parameters for quasi-split $p$-adic groups |

15:00 - 15:30 | Chung Pang Mok (McMaster), Endoscopic classification of representations for quasi-split unitary groups |

15:30 - 16:00 | Mak Trifkovic (Victoria), The Bost-Connes Functor |

16:15 - 16:45 | Ernst Kani (Queen's), Tensor Products of Galois Representations |

16:45 - 17:15 | Soroosh Yazdani (Lethbridge), Local Szpiro conjecture and rational points on $X_E(6k)$ |

17:15 - 17:45 | Michael Bennett (UBC), Effective solution of norm form equations |

17:45 - 18:15 | Imin Chen (Simon Fraser), Ramification of Drinfeld modules |

Monday December 10 (Hochelaga 4) | |

8:00 - 8:30 | Frantisek Marko (Pennsylvania), Congruences of Ankeny-Artin-Chowla type and p-adic class number formula revisited |

8:30 - 9:00 | Francesc Castella (McGill), On the $p$-adic variation of Heegner points |

14:00 - 14:30 | Jochen Gartner ((McGill)), Arithmetic curves of type K(pi,1) and higher Massey products |

14:30 - 15:00 | Miljan Brakocevic (McGill), Two variable anticyclotomic p-adic L-functions for p-adic families of modular forms |

Analytic Number Theory | |

Org: Chantal David (Concordia), Andrew Granville (Montréal) and Matilde Lalin (Montréal) | |

Saturday December 8 (St-François) | |

10:30 - 10:55 | Amir Akbary-Majdabadno (Lethbridge), Artin prime producing polynomials |

11:00 - 11:25 | Renate Scheidler (Calgary), Distribution of Class Numbers of Function Fields |

14:00 - 14:25 | Karl Dilcher (Dalhousie), A congruence of Emma Lehmer related to Euler numbers |

14:30 - 14:55 | John Friedlander (Toronto), Squares and Primes |

15:00 - 15:25 | Leo Goldmakher (Toronto), L-functions with n-th order twists |

15:30 - 15:55 | Yu Ru Liu (Waterloo), Multidimensional Vinogradov-type estimates in function fields |

16:15 - 16:40 | Habiba Kadiri (Lethbridge), New explicit bounds for a prime counting function |

16:45 - 17:10 | Dimitris Koukoulopoulos (Montréal), Groups structures of elliptic curves over finite fields |

17:15 - 17:40 | Mike Rubinstein (Waterloo), Applications of a summation formula to Dirichlet series |

Sunday December 9 (St-François) | |

14:00 - 14:25 | Isabella Laba (UBC), Buffon's needle estimates and vanishing sums of roots of unity |

14:30 - 14:55 | Youness Lamzouri (Urbana), Discrepancy bounds for the distribution of the Riemann zeta function |

15:00 - 15:25 | Kevin Hare (Waterloo), Garsia Numbers |

15:30 - 15:55 | Hugh Williams (Calgary), Monoapparitic Linear Divisibility Sequences of Order Four |

16:15 - 16:40 | Greg Martin (UBC), Inclusive prime number races |

16:45 - 17:10 | Nathan Ng (Lethbridge), Simple zeros of degree two L-functions |

17:15 - 17:40 | Damien Roy (Ottawa), Diophantine approximation with sign constraints |

Monday December 10 (St-François) | |

14:00 - 14:25 | David Zywina (Queen's), Modular function fields of genus 0 |

14:30 - 14:55 | Cameron Stewart (Waterloo), On divisors of binary recurrence sequences |

15:00 - 15:25 | Jean-Marie de Koninck (Laval), Nouvelles méthodes permettant de construire des familles de nombres normaux |

Applied Mathematics | |

Org: Jean-Christophe Nave and Gantumar Tsogtgerel (McGill) | |

Saturday December 8 (St-Laurent) | |

10:30 - 10:55 | Harold Hastings, Can averaging stabilize complex systems? |

11:00 - 11:25 | Richard Rand, Disappearance of Resonant Tongues |

14:00 - 14:25 | Bernard Brooks, A two-population competition model for a finite natural resource |

14:30 - 14:55 | Tamas Wiandt, Bifurcation scenarios in a system of delay differential equations |

15:00 - 15:25 | Michael Yampolsky |

15:30 - 15:55 | Elena Braverman, On the competition of spatially distributed populations choosing different diffusion strategies |

16:15 - 16:40 | Herb Kunze, Inverse boundary value problems in reflexive Banach spaces |

16:45 - 17:10 | Jean-Philippe Lessard, Rigorous Computations for Infinite Dimensional Dynamical Systems |

17:15 - 17:40 | Michael Radin, Eventually periodic and unbounded solutions of a non-autonomous max-type difference equation |

Sunday December 9 (St-Laurent) | |

14:00 - 14:25 | Alexandra Tcheng, An explicit numerical method for evolving manifolds |

14:30 - 14:55 | Mark Lyon, Spectral Fourier Continuation methods for PDE Solution |

15:00 - 15:25 | Ronald Haynes, A Parallel Space-Time Approach for the Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations |

15:30 - 15:55 | Xiaowen Chang, Why is the LLL reduction useful for solving an integer least squares problem |

16:15 - 16:40 | Lisa Powers, Computing the Measure of Generalized Voronoi Regions |

16:45 - 17:10 | Louis-Philippe Saumier Demers, Optimal Transport for Particle Image Velocimetry |

17:15 - 17:40 | Lydia Bourouiba (MIT), Nonlocal energy transfers in rotating homogeneous turbulence |

Monday December 10 (St-Laurent) | |

8:00 - 8:50 | Marc Laforest, Perturbations to non-classical shocks in non-convex systems of conservation laws |

14:00 - 14:25 | Dmitry Kolomenskiy, Similarity solutions for unsteady flows near front and rear stagnation points |

14:30 - 14:55 | Alexander Bihlo, Invariant subgrid-scale closure schemes for turbulence modeling |

15:00 - 15:25 | Jozsef Vass, An Exact Model of Fully Developed Turbulence |

15:30 - 15:55 | David Shirokoff, A High Order Volume Penalty Method |

16:15 - 16:40 | Emmanuel Lorin, Convergence issues of usual numerical schemes approximating 1-d nonconservative hyperbolic systems |

16:45 - 17:10 | Ihsan Topaloglu, An isoperimetric problem with long-range interactions related to diblock copolymers |

17:15 - 17:40 | Adam Oberman, Effective approximations for nonlinear elliptic PDEs, with emphasis on the Monge-Ampère equation |

Complex Analysis and Operator Theory | |

Org: Javad Mashreghi and Thomas T. Ransford (Laval) | |

Saturday December 8 (youville) | |

14:00 - 14:25 | Dima Khavinson (South Florida), Analytic functions in Smirnov classes with real boundary values. |

14:30 - 14:55 | Nina Zorboska (Manitoba), Hyperbolic derivative, distortion and composition operators on the Bloch-type spaces |

15:00 - 15:25 | Richard Fournier (Montréal), A reversed triangle inequality for polynomials |

15:30 - 15:55 | Paul Gauthier (Montréal), Zero-free polynomial approximation on trees of Jordan domains |

16:15 - 16:40 | Jie Xiao (Memorial), Composite Mappings between Analytic Campanato Spaces |

16:45 - 17:10 | Cathérine Bénéteau (South Florida), Cyclicity in the Dirichlet Space: a Constructive Approach |

17:15 - 17:40 | Omar El-Fallah (Univ. of Mohammed V), Some Examples of composition operators in Schatten classes |

Sunday December 9 (youville) | |

14:00 - 14:25 | Line Baribeau (Laval), A new necessary condition for the spectral Nevanlinna-Pick problem |

14:30 - 14:55 | Eric Schippers (Manitoba), A functional-analytic proof of the conformal welding theorem |

15:00 - 15:25 | Malik Younsi (Laval), Computation of Analytic Capacity and applications to the Subadditivity Problem |

15:30 - 15:55 | Karim Kellay (Bordeaux), Sampling, interpolation and Riesz bases in small Fock spaces |

16:15 - 16:40 | Raphaël Clouâtre (Indiana), Similarity results for operators of class $C_0$ and the algebra $H^{\infty}(T)$ |

16:45 - 17:10 | Samir Raouafi (Laval), Pseudospectre et le comportement d'une matrice |

17:15 - 17:40 | Abtellatif Bourhim (Syracuse), Some Problems on Linear Preservers |

Computational Fluid Dynamics | |

Org: Wagdi G. Habashi (McGill) | |

Saturday December 8 (Bellachasse) | |

10:30 - 11:00 | Driss Yakoubi (Laval), A Hierarchical Iterative Solver and Fractional Timestepping Schemes for the Navier-Stokes Equations |

11:00 - 11:30 | Azzeddine Soulaimani (École de technologie supérieure), The eXtended Finite Element Method for Moving interface problems |

14:00 - 14:30 | Kristjan Onu (McGill), Objective detection of Lagrangian vortices in two-dimensional turbulence |

14:30 - 15:00 | Denis Hinz (McGill), Statistics of the Navier--Stokes-alpha-beta regularization model for fluid turbulence |

15:30 - 16:00 | Marius Paraschivoiu (Concordia), CFD based simulation of spontaneous ignition of pressurized hydrogen release |

16:15 - 16:45 | Dominique Pelletier (École Polytechnique de Montréa), Implicit Runge-Kutta time integrators for flows on deforming domains |

Contributed Papers | |

Org: Odile Marcotte (CRM) | |

Papers of 20 minutes duration are invited. For an abstract to be eligible,
the abstract must be submitted
online by October 15, 2012. The
abstract must be accompanied by its contributor's registration form
and payment of the appropriate fees. To better assist the organizers,
please include the Primary (2010) AMS Classification
(http://www.ams.org/msc/). | |

Sunday December 9 (Bellechasse) | |

8:00 - 8:25 | Chunhua Shan (York), Finite cyclicity of hh-graphics with a triple nilpotent singularity of codimension 4 |

8:30 - 8:55 | Fabrice Colin (Université Laurentienne), Generalized Fountain Theorem and Application to the Semilinear Schrödinger Equation |

14:00 - 14:25 | Ibrahima Dione (Laval), Penalty/finite element approximations of slip boundary conditions and Babuska's paradox |

14:30 - 14:55 | Sophie Léger (Laval), An updated Lagrangian method for very large deformation problems |

15:00 - 15:25 | Safouhi Hassan (Alberta), New Formulae for Differentiation and Techniques in Numerical Integration |

15:30 - 15:55 | Patrick Lacasse (Laval), Résolution d'un problème d'élasticité avec contact sans frottement par stratégie de contraintes actives et algorithme itératif. |

Monday December 10 (Bellechasse) | |

14:00 - 14:25 | Iickho Song (Korea Advanced Inst. of Science and Technology), An Extension of the Vandermonde Convolution Formula |

14:30 - 14:55 | Anthony Shaheen (California State), A Brief Introduction to Expanders and Ramanujan Graphs |

15:00 - 15:25 | Trueman MacHenry (York), Permanents, Determinants, Integer Sequences and Isobaric Polynomials |

15:30 - 15:55 | Odile Marcotte (CRM), On the maximum orders of an induced forest, an induced tree, and a stable set |

16:15 - 16:40 | Stephanie Portet (Manitoba), Dynamics of length distributions of in vitro intermediate filaments |

Enumerative Geometry and String Theory | |

Org: Keshav Dasgupta and Johannes Walcher (McGill) | |

Monday December 10 (Harricana) | |

8:00 - 8:25 | Ruxandra Moraru (Waterloo), Stable bundles on complex nilmanifolds |

8:30 - 8:55 | Per Berglund (New Hampshire), Global Embeddings for Branes at Toric Singularities and Moduli Stabilization |

14:00 - 14:25 | Alisha Wissanji (Alberta), IIA Perspective On Cascading Gauge Theory |

14:30 - 14:55 | Guillaume Laporte (McGill), Monodromy of an Inhomogeneous Picard-Fuchs Equation |

15:00 - 15:25 | Vincent Bouchard (Alberta), Topological recursion and double Hurwitz numbers |

15:30 - 15:55 | Jihye Seo (McGill), Exactly stable non-BPS spinors in heterotic string theory on tori |

16:15 - 16:40 | Arnaud Lepage-Jutier (McGill), Smoothed Transitions in Higher Spin AdS Gravity |

16:45 - 17:10 | Shunji Matsuura (McGill), Classification of gapless topological phases |

Geometrical Group Theory | |

Org: Mikael Pichot and Daniel T. Wise (McGill) | |

Saturday December 8 (Saint-Maurice) | |

10:30 - 11:00 | Jason Behrstock (CUNY), Divergence, thick groups, and morse geodesics |

11:00 - 11:30 | Mark Hagen (Michigan), Thick cubulated groups |

14:00 - 14:30 | Tim Riley (Cornell), Cannon-Thurston maps, hyperbolic hydra, and subgroup distortion |

14:30 - 15:00 | Owen Baker (McMaster), Cannon--Thurston maps do not always exist |

15:00 - 15:30 | Svetla Vassileva (McGill), The Magnus embedding is a quasi-isometry |

15:30 - 16:00 | Robert Young (Toronto), Lipschitz spheres in the Heisenberg groups |

16:15 - 16:45 | Hadi Bigdely (McGill), Quasiconvex Subgroups of Relatively Hyperbolic groups |

16:45 - 17:15 | Jeremy McDonald (Stevens Inst. of Technology New Jersey), Algorithmic problems for groups discriminated by a locally quasi-convex hyperbolic group |

17:15 - 17:45 | Ian Biringer (Boston College), Growth of Betti numbers and a probabilistic take on geometric convergence |

Sunday December 9 (Saint-Maurice) | |

8:00 - 8:30 | Olga Kharlampovich (Hunter College), Algorithmic problems for toral relatively hyperbolic groups |

8:30 - 9:00 | Nicholas Touikan (Marseille), On the isomorphism problem for relatively hyperbolic groups. (Joint with François Dahmani) |

14:00 - 14:30 | Vadim Kaimanovich (Ottawa), Boundary convergence and relative hyperbolicty |

14:30 - 15:00 | Dmytro Savchuk (South Florida), Self-similar groups acting essentially freely on the boundary of a rooted tree |

15:00 - 15:30 | Bogdan Nica (Göttingen), Proper isometric actions of hyperbolic groups on $L^p$-spaces |

15:30 - 16:00 | Lior Silbermann (UBC), Fixed points for Lipschitz actions of random groups |

16:15 - 16:45 | Alejandro Adem (UBC), Spaces of Representations for Abelian Groups |

16:45 - 17:15 | Thomas Koberda (Yale), The curve complex for a right-angled Artin group |

17:15 - 17:45 | Johanna Mangahas (Brown), Some Schottky subgroups of mapping class groups |

Monday December 10 (Saint-Maurice) | |

14:00 - 14:30 | Jason Manning (Buffalo), Recognizing 3-manifold groups |

14:30 - 15:00 | Dale Rolfsen (UBC), Topology and ordering groups |

15:00 - 15:30 | Adam Clay (UQAM), Graph manifolds, orderability, L-spaces and foliations |

15:30 - 16:00 | Steven Boyer (UQAM), L-spaces, left-orderability and foliations |

Geometry of Algebraic Varieties | |

Org: Xi Chen (Alberta), Steven Lu (UQAM) and Peter Russell (McGill) | |

Saturday December 8 (St-Charles) | |

10:30 - 10:55 | Yuri Tschinkel (Courant Inst.; NYU), Del Pezzo surfaces over function fields of curves |

11:00 - 11:25 | Peter Russell (McGill), Forms of actions of the multiplicative group on affine 3-space |

14:00 - 14:25 | Ziv Ran (California-Riverside), Differential Equations in Hilbert-Mumford Calculus |

14:30 - 14:55 | Tong Zhang (Alberta), Relative Noether inequality on fibered surfaces |

15:00 - 15:25 | David McKinnon (Waterloo), A Liouville Theorem for algebraic varieties |

15:30 - 15:55 | Mike Roth (Queen's), Seshadri constants, diophantine approximation, and Roth's theorem for arbitrary varieties |

16:15 - 16:40 | Gordon Heier (Houston), On curvature and the structure of projective Kaehler manifolds |

16:45 - 17:10 | Steven Lu (UQAM), Algebraic and analytic bubbles in algebraic varieties |

17:15 - 17:40 | Xi Chen (Alberta), Rational self maps of Calabi-Yau manifolds |

17:45 - 18:10 | Yanhong Yang (Columbia), Rationality of Euler-Chow series and finite generation of Cox rings |

Sunday December 9 (St-Charles) | |

8:00 - 8:25 | James Lewis (Alberta), Hodge Type Conjectures and the Bloch-Kato Theorem |

8:30 - 8:55 | Gregory Pearlstein (Michigan State), The zero locus of the infinitesimal invariant |

14:00 - 14:25 | Jacques Hurtubise (McGill), Pseudo-real bundles on Kahler varieties |

14:30 - 14:55 | Charles Doran (Alberta), The 14th Case VHS and K3 Fibrations: Overview |

15:00 - 15:25 | Alan Thompson (Alberta), The 14th Case VHS and K3 Fibrations: Elliptic Surfaces |

15:30 - 15:55 | Andrey Novoseltsev (Alberta), The 14th Case VHS and K3 Fibrations: Toric Approach |

16:15 - 16:40 | Kirill Zaynullin (Ottawa), The gamma-filtration on projective homogeneous spaces |

16:45 - 17:10 | Franklin Vera Pacheco (Fields Institute; Toronto), Resolving some singularities while preserving others. |

17:15 - 17:40 | Simon Rose (Queen's), Counting hyperelliptic curves on abelian surfaces with quasi-modular forms |

History and Philosophy of Mathematics | |

Org: Tom Archibald (SFU) and Greg Lavers (Concordia) | |

This session is organized by the Canadian Society for the History and Philosophy of Mathematics. | |

Sunday December 9 | |

14:00 - 14:20 | Sylvia Nickerson (Toronto), Mathematics and the book trade in English Canada, 1850-1925, Harricana |

14:30 - 14:50 | Tom Archibald (SFU), Publishing Mathematics in German 1800-1825, Harricana |

15:00 - 15:20 | Craig Fraser (Toronto), Zermelo`s navigation problem in the calculus of variations, Harricana |

15:30 - 15:50 | Laura Turner (Toronto), Analytic representation and the Mittag-Leffler circle: Contrasting notions of generality in the late 19th century, Harricana |

16:15 - 16:35 | Mathieu Bélanger (Montréal), Menger and pointless topology, Harricana |

Monday December 10 | |

14:00 - 14:20 | Hardy Grant (York), "Epistemic Cultures" and the History of Mathematics, Chaudiere |

14:30 - 14:50 | Bruce Petrie (Toronto), Mathematical Notations as Identifiers of Epistemic Cultures., Chaudiere |

15:00 - 15:20 | Greg Lavers (Concordia), Explication and Carnap's `Empiricism, Semantics and Ontology', Chaudiere |

15:30 - 15:50 | Jean-Pierre Marquis (Montréal), Some remarks on the abstract method in 20th century mathematics, Chaudiere |

16:15 - 16:35 | Oran Magal (McGill), What did we always mean?, Chaudiere |

Mathematical Physics - Random Matrices and Integrable Systems | |

Org: Marco Bertola and Dmitry Korotkin (Concordia) | |

Saturday December 8 (Saguenay) | |

10:30 - 11:00 | Christopher Sinclair (Oregon), Kernel Asymptotics for the Mahler Ensemble of Real Polynomials |

11:00 - 11:30 | Dmitry Korotkin (Concordia), Baker-Akhiezer spinor and Bergman tau-function on moduli spaces of meromorphic differentials |

14:00 - 14:30 | Andrew McIntire (Bennington), Chern-simons invariant of infinite volume hyperbolic 3-manifolds |

14:30 - 15:00 | Anton Dzhamay (Northern Colorado), Discrete Hamiltonian Structure of Schlesinger Transformations |

15:00 - 15:30 | Jacek Szmigielski (Saskatoon), Two applications of Cauchy biorthogonal polynomials |

15:30 - 16:00 | Anthony Metcalfe (KTH, Sweden), Universality classes of lozenge tilings of a polyhedron |

16:15 - 16:45 | John Harnad (Concordia), Finite Dimensional Tau Functions |

16:45 - 17:15 | Balint Virag (Toronto), Random operators at the edge |

Sunday December 9 (Saguenay) | |

14:00 - 14:30 | Pavel Bleher (Indiana), Exact solution of the six-vertex model with DWBC. Critical line between disordered and antiferroelectric phases |

14:30 - 15:00 | Marco Bertola (Concordia), Universality in Unitary Random matrix models |

Mathematics Education: Planning for CMEF 2014 | |

Org: Peter Taylor (Queen's) | |

The future of the Canadian Mathematics Education Forum; details | |

Sunday December 9 (Ramezay) | |

14:00 - 16:00 | Planning Meeting |

Nonlinear Functional Differential Equations | |

Org: Hermann Brunner (Memorial) | |

Saturday December 8 (Bersimis) | |

14:00 - 14:30 | Michael Mackey (McGill), Modeling chemotherapy effects on hematopoiesis |

14:30 - 15:00 | Jianhong Wu (York), Global dynamics of the Nicholson's blowflies equation revisited: onset and termination of nonlinear oscillations |

15:00 - 15:30 | Felicia Magpantay (York), An age-structured population model with state-dependent delay: derivation and numerical integration |

15:30 - 16:00 | Xiaoqiang Zhao (Memorial), Global Dynamics of A Time-Delayed Reaction and Diffusion Malaria Model |

16:15 - 16:45 | Gail Wolkowicz (McMaster), Dynamics of the chemostat and classical predator-prey models with time delay |

16:45 - 17:15 | Xingfu Zou (Western), On a DDE model describing malaria transmission dynamics in a patch environment |

Sunday December 9 (Bersimis) | |

8:00 - 8:30 | Sue Ann Campbell (Waterloo), Plankton Models with Time Delay |

8:30 - 9:00 | Jacques Bélair (Montréal), DISTRIBUTION OF DELAYS IN A PHARMACODYNAMIC MODEL |

14:00 - 14:30 | Yuan Yuan (Memorial), Stability and Bifurcation in FDE with Distributed Delay |

14:30 - 15:00 | Uri Ascher (UBC), Stochastic algorithms for inverse problems involving PDEs and many measurements |

16:15 - 16:45 | Chunhua Ou (Memorial), Delayed reaction diffusion models and traveling waves for spatial spread of rabies in Europe: a re-visit |

16:45 - 17:15 | Tony Humphries (McGill), Stability and numerical stability of a model state-dependent DDE |

Number Theory Satellite Session | |

Org: Chantal David (Concordia), Eyal Goren (McGill) and Andrew Granville (Montréal) | |

This session is organized in partnership with the Tutte Institute for Mathematics and Computing (TIMC) and will take place on Thursday, December 6th and Friday December 7th, 2012. Presentations on all aspects of Number Theory are welcomed. TIMC is particularly interested in graduate student and postdoctoral participation by Canadian mathematicians, and some presentations at the special session may lead to intern research opportunities with TIMC. | |

Thursday December 6 | |

9:15 - 9:45 | Daniel Fiorilli (Ann Arrbor), Elliptic curves of unbounded rank and Chebyshev's bias, Ramezay |

9:55 - 10:15 | Vorrapan Chandee (CRM), Simple zeros of primitive Dirichlet L-functions and the asymptotic large sieve, Ramezay |

9:55 - 10:15 | Rob Noble (Dalhousie), Minimal polynomials of algebraic numbers with rational parameters, Yamaska |

10:20 - 10:40 | Jim Parks (Concordia), An upper bound for the average number of amicable pairs, Ramezay |

10:20 - 10:40 | Simon Rubinstein-Salzedo (Dartmouth), The Cohen-Lenstra heuristics and roots of unity, Yamaska |

11:15 - 11:35 | Adela Gherga (McMaster), Brauer-Kuroda Relations for Higher Class Numbers, Yamaska |

11:15 - 11:35 | Jing-Jing Huang (Toronto), Metric Diophantine approximation on planar curves, Ramezay |

11:40 - 12:00 | Zebediah Engberg (Dartmouth), Sporadic balanced subgroups, Ramezay |

11:40 - 12:00 | Patrick Walls (Toronto), The Theta Correspondence and Periods of Automorphic Forms, Yamaska |

12:05 - 12:25 | Chih-Yun Chuang (McGill), Theta series of imaginary quadratic global function fields, Yamaska |

12:05 - 12:25 | Karyn McLellan (Dalhousie), Two Growth Rates of Random Fibonacci Sequences, Ramezay |

13:45 - 14:15 | Jennifer Park (MIT), A symmetric version of Chabauty's method on families of hyperelliptic curves, Ramezay |

14:25 - 14:45 | Ce Bian (Calgary), Introduction to the methods of computing GL(n) automorphic forms, Yamaska |

14:25 - 14:45 | Nathan McNew (Dartmouth), Radically weakening the Lehmer and Carmichael conditions, Ramezay |

14:50 - 15:10 | Andrew Fiori (McGill), Characterization of Special Points on Orthogonal Shimura Varieties, Yamaska |

14:50 - 15:10 | Brandon Hanson (Toronto), A Ramsey Theory Problem in Finite Fields, Ramezay |

15:45 - 16:05 | Mohammad Bardestani (Montréal), Product free sets in profinite groups, Ramezay |

15:45 - 16:05 | Sandro Bettin (Concordia), Moments of derivatives of L-Functions, Yamaska |

16:10 - 16:30 | Timothy Caley (Waterloo), A new algorithm for the Prouhet-Tarry-Escott problem, Yamaska |

16:10 - 16:30 | Nataliya Laptyeva (Toronto), A Variant of Lehmers Conjecture in the CM Case, Ramezay |

Friday December 7 | |

8:40 - 9:10 | Adam Harper (CRM and Cambridge), Inverse questions for the large sieve, Ramezay |

9:20 - 9:40 | Luca Candelori (McGill), Harmonic weak Maass forms: a geometric approach., Yamaska |

9:20 - 9:40 | Peter Cho (Toronto), Logarithmic Derivatives of Artin L-functions, Ramezay |

9:45 - 10:05 | Ngoc Ai Van Nguyen (Ottawa), A new small value estimate on $\mathbb{C} \times \mathbb{C}^*$, Yamaska |

9:45 - 10:05 | Asif Zaman (Toronto), Escape of Mass on Hilbert Modular Varieties, Ramezay |

10:40 - 11:00 | Nathan Grieve (Queen's), Groups and line bundles associated to abelian varieties, Yamaska |

10:40 - 11:00 | Maksym Radziwill (Stanford), The distribution of the zeros of $\zeta(s)$, of $\zeta'(s)$ and the non-existence of Siegel zeros, Ramezay |

11:05 - 11:25 | Carmen Bruni (UBC), Twisted extensions of Fermat's Last Theorem, Yamaska |

11:05 - 11:25 | Adam Felix (Lethbridge), Variations of Artin's conjecture, Ramezay |

11:30 - 11:50 | Brian Cook (UBC), Many Variable Forms in the Primes, Ramezay |

11:30 - 11:50 | Michael Lipnowski (Stanford), On the asymptotic growth of torsion in the cohomology of arithmetic groups, Yamaska |

11:55 - 12:15 | Aaron Christie (Calgary), An Example of Geometrization in the Context of the Langlands Program, Yamaska |

11:55 - 12:15 | Kevin Henriot (Montréal), Arithmetic progressions in sumsets, Ramezay |

13:30 - 14:00 | Dong quan ngoc Nguyen (UBC), Generalized Mordell curves, generalized Fermat curves, and the Hasse principle, Ramezay |

14:05 - 14:25 | Seyed Lavasani (Calgary), The inside-out of cover attack, Yamaska |

14:05 - 14:25 | Majid Shahabi (Lethbridge), Limiting Distributions, Ramezay |

14:30 - 14:50 | Eric Naslund (UBC), Primitive Points in Polygons, Ramezay |

14:30 - 14:50 | Colin Weir (Calgary), Constructing and Tabulating Function Fields, Yamaska |

15:25 - 15:45 | Amir Ghadermarzi (UBC), Integral points on Mordell's curves, Yamaska |

15:25 - 15:45 | Tatchai Titichetrakun (UBC), Corners in dense subset of $\mathbb{P}^d$, Ramezay |

15:50 - 16:10 | Sebastien Lindner (Calgary), Divisor Arithmetic Over Low Genus Hyperelliptic Curves, Yamaska |

15:50 - 16:10 | Matt Rogers (Montréal), Spanning trees and Mahler measure, Ramezay |

Operator Theory and Operator Algebras | |

Org: Ken Davidson, Evgenios Kakariadis and Laurent Marcoux (Waterloo) | |

Saturday December 8 (Hochelaga 6) | |

10:30 - 10:55 | David Kerr (Texas A & M), Combinatorial independence and sofic entropy |

11:00 - 11:25 | Dilian Yang (Windsor), The structure of nonself-adjoint 2-graph algebras |

14:00 - 14:25 | Serban Belinschi (Queen's), Using fully matricial functions to compute distributions of polynomials in unitarily invariant random matrices |

14:30 - 14:55 | Douglas Farenick (Regina), Operator systems from discrete groups |

15:00 - 15:25 | Chris Ramsey (Waterloo), Triangular UHF algebras |

15:30 - 15:55 | George Elliott (Toronto), What does classification mean? |

16:15 - 16:40 | Alexey Popov (Waterloo), Every operator has an almost-invariant subspace |

16:45 - 17:10 | Sarah Plosker (Guelph), Private Quantum Codes |

17:15 - 17:40 | Roland Speicher (Universität des Saarlandes), Sharp bounds for sums associated to graphs of matrices |

Sunday December 9 (Hochelaga 6) | |

8:00 - 8:25 | Elias Katsoulis (East Carolina Univ.;Univ. of Athens), C*-algebras and equivalences for C*-correspondences |

8:30 - 8:55 | Heydar Radjavi (Waterloo), Semigroups of Partial Isometries |

14:00 - 14:25 | Marcelo Laca (Victoria), Phase transitions from dilation matrices and self similar actions |

14:30 - 14:55 | Michael Hartz (Waterloo), Universal operator algebras associated to homogeneous varieties |

15:00 - 15:25 | James Mingo (Queen's), Second Order Freeness and Orthogonal Random Matrices |

15:30 - 15:55 | Paul Skoufranis (UCLA), Normal Limits of Nilpotents in C*-Algebras |

16:15 - 16:40 | Ahmed Sourour (Victoria), Semigroups of matrices generated by a unitary orbit |

16:45 - 17:10 | Matthew Kennedy (Carleton), A universal F. \& M. Riesz theorem |

17:15 - 17:40 | Zhiqiang Li (Toronto), On simple inductive limits of splitting interval algebras with dimension drops |

Partial Differential Equations and Spectral Theory | |

Org: Dmitry Jakobson (McGill) and Iosif Polterovich (Montréal) | |

Saturday December 8 (Chaudière) | |

10:30 - 10:55 | Niky Kamran (McGill), Local energy decay for Dirac fields in the 5-dimensional Myers-Perry black hole geometry |

11:00 - 11:25 | Suresh Eswarathasan (CRM;McGill), Lower bounds for the Weyl Remainder |

14:00 - 14:25 | Robert Seiringer (McGill), A positive density analogue of the Lieb-Thirring inequality |

14:30 - 14:55 | Benjamin Landon (McGill), The scattering length at positive temperature |

15:00 - 15:25 | David Sher (CRM;McGill), The determinant on flat conic surfaces with excision of disks |

15:30 - 15:55 | Frédéric Rochon (UQAM), Compactness of relatively isospectral sets of surfaces with cusps |

16:15 - 16:40 | Alexey Kokotov (Concordia), Krein formula and S-matrix for Euclidean Surfaces with Conical Singularities |

16:45 - 17:10 | Vitali Vougalter (Cape Town), Existence and nonlinear stability of stationary states for the semi-relativistic Schroedinger-Poisson system |

17:15 - 17:40 | Renjie Feng (CRM; McGill), Some recent results on Gaussian random fields over Kahler manifolds |

Sunday December 9 (Chaudière) | |

14:00 - 14:25 | Nassif Ghoussoub (UBC), Stability and Regularity in elliptic systems and 4th order equations |

14:30 - 14:55 | Almut Burchard (Toronto), Perimeter under multiple Steiner symmetrizations |

15:00 - 15:25 | Arian Novruzi (Ottawa), About the regularity of optimal convex domains |

15:30 - 15:55 | Wenying Feng (Trent), Nonlinear spectra and related maps: generalizations and applications |

16:15 - 16:40 | Layan El Hajj (McGill), Intersection bounds for planar Neumann eigenfunctions with interior analytic curves |

16:45 - 17:10 | Yaiza Canzani (McGill), Distribution of randomly propagated Schrödinger eigenfunctions |

Probability Theory and Mathematical Physics | |

Org: Louigi Addario-Berry (McGill) and Louis-Pierre Arguin (Montréal) | |

Saturday December 8 (Richelieu) | |

10:30 - 10:55 | Jeremy Quastel (Toronto), Regularity and variational problems for Airy processes |

14:00 - 14:25 | Matt Roberts (McGill), Intermittency in branching random walk in random environment |

14:30 - 14:55 | Anna Levit (British Columbia), Ground states for mean field models with a transverse component |

15:00 - 15:25 | Omer Angel (British Columbia), Half planar maps |

15:30 - 15:55 | Asaf Nachmias (British Columbia), Hypercube percolation |

16:15 - 16:40 | David Gamarnik (MIT), Convergent sequences of sparse graphs: A large deviations approach |

16:45 - 17:10 | Michael Kozdron (Regina), Bayes' rule for quantum random variables and positive operator valued measures |

17:15 - 17:40 | Jason Miller (MIT), Imaginary Geometry and the Gaussian Free Field |

Sunday December 9 (Richelieu) | |

8:00 - 8:25 | Alex Bloemendal (Harvard), Spiked random matrices |

8:30 - 8:55 | Paul Bourgade (Harvard), Universality for beta ensembles |

16:15 - 16:40 | Balint Virag (Toronto), The sound of random graphs |

16:45 - 17:10 | Dana Mendelson (MIT), Rate of Convergence for Cardy's Formula |

Quantum Imaging | |

Org: André D. Bandrauk and Djemel Ziou (Sherbrooke) | |

Saturday December 8 (Peribonka) | |

10:30 - 11:00 | Alfred Maquet (Pierre-Marie Curie), Status of the time variable in quantum mechanics and the new generation of experiments with attosecond pulses of radiation |

11:00 - 11:30 | John Federici (New Jersey Inst. of Technology), Image and beam correction algorithms for THz computed Tomography Imaging |

14:00 - 14:30 | Ian Cunningham (Western), Advances required to improve image quality in medical radiography – a statistical problem |

14:30 - 15:00 | Daniel Levesque (Sherbrooke), Immersive Environment for Molecular Visualization |

15:00 - 15:30 | Tucker Carrington (Queen's), Using sparse grids to solve the vibrational Schroedinger equation |

15:30 - 16:00 | Tung Nguyen (Laval), Quantum dynamics of correlated electrons for time-resolved imaging of laser-driven molecules: Formal and computational challenge |

16:15 - 16:45 | Jean-Marc Lina (École de Téchnologie Superieure), Wavelet-based Localization of Oscillatory Brain Activities in Electro-Magnetic Imaging |

16:45 - 17:15 | Emmanuel Lorin de la Grand Maison (Carleton), Absorbing boundary conditions for quantum relativistic mechanics |

17:15 - 17:45 | François Fillion-Gourdeau (CRM), Recent advances in numerical solutions of the molecular relativistic time-dependent Dirac equation |

Recent Research in Econometrics | |

Org: Jean-Marie Dufour and Christian Genest (McGill) | |

Monday December 10 (Hochelaga 6) | |

14:00 - 14:30 | Xin Liang (McGill University), Necessary and sufficient conditions for identification and estimability of linear parameters |

14:30 - 15:00 | Mirza Trokic (McGill University), Regulated Variance Ratio Unit Root Tests |

15:00 - 15:30 | Purevdorj Tuvaandorj (McGill University), Maximum Likelihood Estimation and Inference in Possibly Unidentified Models |

Symmetries of Differential and Difference Equations | |

Org: Alexei Cheviakov (Saskatchewan) and Pavel Winternitz (Montréal) | |

Saturday December 8 (Matapédia) | |

10:30 - 10:55 | Alfred Michel Grundland (CRM), Soliton surfaces and zero-curvature representation of differential equations |

11:00 - 11:25 | Veronique Hussin (Montréal), Grassmannian sigma models and constant curvature solutions |

14:00 - 14:25 | Zhengzheng Yang (UBC) |

14:30 - 14:55 | Stephen Anco (Brock), Symmetry analysis and exact solutions of semilinear Schrodinger equations |

15:00 - 15:25 | Roman Popovych (Brock), Potential symmetries in dimension three |

15:30 - 15:55 | Francis Valiquette (Dalhousie), Group foliation of differential equations using moving frames |

16:15 - 16:40 | Sarah Post (Univ. of Hawaii), Contractions of superintegrable systems and limits of orthogonal polynomials |

16:45 - 17:10 | Thomas Wolf (Brock) |

17:15 - 17:40 | Alexei Cheviakov (Saskatchewan), On Symmetry Properties of a Class of Constitutive Models in Two-dimensional Nonlinear Elastodynamics |

Sunday December 9 (Matapédia) | |

8:00 - 8:25 | Raphaël Rebelo (Montréal), Symmetry preserving discretization of partial differential equations |

8:30 - 8:55 | Alexander Bihlo (CRM), Invariant discretization schemes |

14:00 - 14:25 | Willard Miller Jr. (Minnesota), Contractions of 2D 2nd order quantum superintegrable systems and the Askey scheme for hypergeometric orthogonal polynomials |

14:30 - 14:55 | Sasha Turbiner (UNAM), $BC_2$ Lame polynomials |

15:00 - 15:25 | Danilo Riglioni (CRM), Superintegrable systems on non Euclidean spaces |

15:30 - 15:55 | Zora Thomova (SUNYIT), Contact transformations for difference equations |

16:15 - 16:40 | Pavel Winternitz (CRM), Symmetry preserving discretization of ordinary differential equations |