2013 CMS Winter Meeting

University of Ottawa, December 6 - 9, 2013

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. Please note that all scientific sessions will be held
at the Ottawa Marriott

Thursday December 5 | |

18:00 - 22:00 | CMS Executive Committee, Sussex Salon |

Friday December 6 | |

11:00 - 13:00 | CMS Development Group Luncheon, Wellington Salon |

11:30 - 12:30 | STUDC Intermediate LaTeX Tutorial, Rideau Room |

13:00 - 14:30 | STUDC CV Writing Workshop, Rideau Room |

13:00 - 17:30 | CMS Board of Directors Meeting, Wellington Salon |

16:00 - 19:30 | Registration, Victoria South |

16:00 - 17:00 | David Sankoff (University of Ottawa), Public Lecture, A bunch of flower problems, Victoria North |

17:00 - 18:00 | John Conway (Princeton University), Public Lecture, From Games to Numbers, Victoria North |

18:00 - 19:30 | Welcome Reception, Victoria South |

Saturday December 7 | |

8:00 - 16:00 | Registration, Victoria South |

8:00 - 16:00 | Student Poster Session, Victoria South |

8:30 - 10:00 | CMS Electronic Services Committee, H. Friege |

8:45 - 9:00 | Opening Address, Victoria North |

9:00 - 10:00 | Norbert Schappacher (Université de Strasbourg), Plenary Speaker, Political Space Curves (Reflections on the centennial fate of a mathematical 'fact'), Victoria North |

9:30 - 16:00 | Exhibits, Victoria South |

10:00 - 10:30 | Break, Victoria South |

10:00 - 11:30 | CMS Publications Committee, H. Friege |

10:30 - 11:30 | John Grant McLoughlin (University of New Brunswick), Adrien Pouliot Award, An Unfinished Tapestry (Une Tapisserie Inachevée), Victoria North |

11:30 - 12:00 | Alexander Blokh (University of Alabama at Birmingham), Holomorphic dynamics and related topics, On laminations of degree greater than two, Alta Vista |

11:30 - 12:00 | Alexei Cheviakov (University of Saskatoon), Partial Differential Equations and Biological Applications, The Narrow Escape Problem for the Unit Sphere: Homogenization Limit, Optimal Trap Arrangements, and the $N^2$ Conjecture, Kent |

11:30 - 12:00 | Doug Farenick (University of Saskatchewan), Operator Algebras and their Applications, New characterisations of the weak expectation property, Victoria North |

11:30 - 12:00 | Dale Garraway (Eastern Washington University), Contributed Papers, Relational Sheaves, Sparks |

11:30 - 12:00 | Fereidoun Ghahramani (University of Manitoba), Banach Algebras and Abstract Harmonic Analysis, Approximate amenability of $K(X)$, Queen |

11:30 - 12:00 | Eyal Goren (McGill University), Number Theory, Modular forms on Picard modular surfaces, Laurier |

11:30 - 12:00 | Michael Lau (Laval University), Lie Algebras, Representations and Cohomological Invariants, Representations of twisted current algebras, Dalhousie |

11:30 - 12:00 | Joseph Maher (CUNY Staten Island), Random Walks and Geometry, The Casson invariant of random Heegaard splittings, Wellington Salon |

11:30 - 12:00 | Duncan Melville (St. Lawrence University), History and Philosophy of Mathematics, Dividing to rule: Precision mathematical instruments in mid-18th century England, Lyon |

11:30 - 12:00 | Fiona Murnaghan (University of Toronto), Harmonic Analysis on Groups over Local Fields, Distinction of depth-zero representations, Albion |

11:30 - 12:00 | Laxmi Parida (IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, NY), Mathematical Genomics, Random Graphs in Population Genomics, Cartier II |

11:30 - 12:00 | Alexandra Pettet (University of British Columbia), Geometric Group Theory and Low Dimensional Topology, The Masur criterion and the outer automorphism group of a free group, Cartier I |

11:30 - 12:00 | Alistair Savage (University of Ottawa), Representations of Algebras, Categorification and Heisenberg doubles arising from towers of algebras, Albert |

11:30 - 12:00 | Anna Stokke (Winnipeg), Symmetric Functions and Generalizations, Jeu-de-taquin promotion and cyclic sieving for semistandard hook tableaux, York |

11:30 - 12:00 | Milen Yakimov (Louisiana State University), Connections Between Noncommutative Algebra and Geometry, Cluster algebra structures on quantum double Bruhat cells, Cartier III |

11:30 - 12:00 | Noriko Yui (Fields/Queen's), Modular Forms and Physics, The modularity of non-rigid Calabi-Yau threefolds, Rideau |

11:30 - 12:30 | Liz Vivas (IMPA Brazil), Complex Analysis and Complex Geometry, Non-autonomous basins, Capital/Carleton |

12:00 - 12:30 | Anna Bertiger (Waterloo), Symmetric Functions and Generalizations, An Equivariant Rim Hook Rule, York |

12:00 - 12:30 | Frauke Bleher (University of Iowa), Representations of Algebras, Orbit closures, rational surfaces, and Euler characteristics, Albert |

12:00 - 12:30 | Kelly Burkett (University of Ottawa), Mathematical Genomics, Gene genealogies for finding disease-predisposing genetic variants, Cartier II |

12:00 - 12:30 | Kenneth R. Davidson (University of Waterloo), Operator Algebras and their Applications, Semicrossed products over lattice semigroups, Victoria North |

12:00 - 12:30 | Sara Filippini (Fields Institute), Modular Forms and Physics, Calabi-Yau geometries: Rigid threefolds and Hodge structures, Rideau |

12:00 - 12:30 | Yun Gao (York University), Lie Algebras, Representations and Cohomological Invariants, Finite dimensional irreducible representations of some elementary unitary Lie algebras, Dalhousie |

12:00 - 12:30 | Tom Lenagan (University of Edinburgh), Connections Between Noncommutative Algebra and Geometry, Totally nonnegative matrices, Cartier III |

12:00 - 12:30 | Jemma Lorenat (SFU/U Pierre et Marie Curie), History and Philosophy of Mathematics, Julius Plücker's ``Freude an der Gestalt'', Lyon |

12:00 - 12:30 | Marc Masdeu (Columbia University), Number Theory, A unified perspective for Darmon points, Laurier |

12:00 - 12:30 | Jack Milnor (SUNY Stony Brook), Holomorphic dynamics and related topics, Hyperbolic components of rational maps, Alta Vista |

12:00 - 12:30 | Stefano Morra (University of Toronto/University of Montpellier), Harmonic Analysis on Groups over Local Fields, On the ordinary representations in the $p$-modular Langlands program, Albion |

12:00 - 12:30 | Chunhua Ou (Memorial University), Partial Differential Equations and Biological Applications, Asymptotic Analysis of Perturbed Poisson Boltzmann Equation, Kent |

12:00 - 12:30 | Kasra Rafi (University of Toronto), Geometric Group Theory and Low Dimensional Topology, McMullen Polynomial for free-by-cyclic groups., Cartier I |

12:00 - 12:30 | Ross Stokke (University of Winnipeg), Banach Algebras and Abstract Harmonic Analysis, Amenability for left dual Banach algebras, Queen |

12:00 - 12:30 | Alden Walker (University of Chicago), Random Walks and Geometry, Surface subgroups, Wellington Salon |

12:30 - 14:00 | Women in Mathematics Luncheon, Laurier Room |

14:00 - 18:00 | CMS Student Committee, H. Friege |

14:00 - 14:30 | Tatyana Barron (Western Ontario), Modular Forms and Physics, Modular forms and quantization, Rideau |

14:00 - 14:30 | Araceli Bonifant (University of Rhode Island), Holomorphic dynamics and related topics, Fjords and Tongues in a Parameter Space for Antipode Preserving Cubic Maps, Alta Vista |

14:00 - 14:30 | Adam Clay (University of Manitoba), Geometric Group Theory and Low Dimensional Topology, The Burns-Hale theorem and its generalizations, Cartier I |

14:00 - 14:30 | Raphael Clouatre (University of Waterloo), Operator Algebras and their Applications, Unitary equivalence to Jordan models for weak contractions of class $C_0$, Victoria North |

14:00 - 14:30 | Jason Crann (Carleton University), Banach Algebras and Abstract Harmonic Analysis, A new uncertainty principle for unimodular groups, Queen |

14:00 - 14:30 | Stephen DeBacker (University of Michigan), Harmonic Analysis on Groups over Local Fields, Tori in reductive p-adic groups, Albion |

14:00 - 14:30 | Pedro Feijao (Universität Bielefeld), Mathematical Genomics, An Algebraic Theory for Genome Rearrangements, Cartier II |

14:00 - 14:30 | Jia Huang (Minnesota), Symmetric Functions and Generalizations, 0-Hecke algebra action on the Stanley-Reisner ring of the Boolean algebra, York |

14:00 - 14:30 | Joel Kamnitzer (University of Toronto), Lie Algebras, Representations and Cohomological Invariants, Webs and quantum skew Howe duality, Dalhousie |

14:00 - 14:30 | Kunquan Lan (Ryerson University), Partial Differential Equations and Biological Applications, Diffusive logistic models with harvesting rates, Kent |

14:00 - 14:30 | Paul Schupp (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Random Walks and Geometry, From random walks to coarse computability, Wellington Salon |

14:00 - 14:30 | Benjamin Steinberg (City College, New York), Representations of Algebras, Koszul Algebras associated to zonotopes and CAT(0) cube complexes, Albert |

14:00 - 14:30 | Laura Turner (SUNY New Paltz), History and Philosophy of Mathematics, Analytic representation and generality in analysis, Lyon |

14:00 - 14:30 | Gary Walsh (University of Ottawa), Number Theory, The arithmetical structure of terms in Lucas sequences, Laurier |

14:00 - 14:30 | Chelsea Walton (MIT), Connections Between Noncommutative Algebra and Geometry, PBW deformations of smash product algebras from Hopf actions on Koszul algebras, Cartier III |

14:00 - 15:00 | Eugene Poletsky (Syracuse University), Complex Analysis and Complex Geometry, Filling holes in Riemann domains, Capital/Carleton |

14:30 - 15:00 | Mahdi Asgari (Oklahoma State University/Cornell University), Harmonic Analysis on Groups over Local Fields, Applications of Functoriality to Representation Theory of p-adic Groups, Albion |

14:30 - 15:00 | Ian Biringer (Boston College), Random Walks and Geometry, Random limits of Riemannian manifolds, Wellington Salon |

14:30 - 15:00 | Tom Boothby (Simon Fraser University), Mathematical Genomics, Graphs on Surfaces and Computational Genomics, Cartier II |

14:30 - 15:00 | Mariya Boyko (University of Toronto), History and Philosophy of Mathematics, Mathematics Curriculum Reform in the USSR (1960s, 1970s) and Pedagogical Innovations of Professor Kolmogorov, Lyon |

14:30 - 15:00 | Yemon Choi (University of Saskatchewan), Banach Algebras and Abstract Harmonic Analysis, The ZL-amenability constant of a finite group, Queen |

14:30 - 15:00 | Adam Fuller (University of Nebraska), Operator Algebras and their Applications, Semicrossed Products over Semigroups, Victoria North |

14:30 - 15:00 | Marcus Garvie (University of Guelph), Partial Differential Equations and Biological Applications, Fully spatially structured metapopulation models for predator-prey dynamics, Kent |

14:30 - 15:00 | Ellen Kirkman (Wake Forest University), Connections Between Noncommutative Algebra and Geometry, Finiteness conditions on the Ext algebra of a monomial algebra, Cartier III |

14:30 - 15:00 | Hossein Movasati (IMPA), Modular Forms and Physics, Integrality properties of automorphic forms for triangle groups, Rideau |

14:30 - 15:00 | Rodrigo Perez (IUPUI), Holomorphic dynamics and related topics, Examples of Rational Maps of $\mathbb{CP}^2$ With Equal Dynamical Degrees and no Invariant Foliation I, Alta Vista |

14:30 - 15:00 | Dale Rolfsen (University of British Columbia), Geometric Group Theory and Low Dimensional Topology, Groups of PL homeomorphisms, Cartier I |

14:30 - 15:00 | Markus Schmidmeier (Florida Atlantic University), Representations of Algebras, Box moves on Littlewood-Richardson tableaux, Albert |

14:30 - 15:00 | Cameron L. Stewart (University of Waterloo), Number Theory, On a refinement of the abc conjecture, Laurier |

14:30 - 15:00 | Vasu Tewari (UBC), Symmetric Functions and Generalizations, 0-Hecke modules for quasisymmetric Schur functions, York |

14:30 - 15:00 | Peter Tingley (Loyola University), Lie Algebras, Representations and Cohomological Invariants, Convex orders on roots, PBW bases, and polytopes., Dalhousie |

15:00 - 15:30 | Break, Victoria South |

15:30 - 16:00 | Tom Archibald (SFU), History and Philosophy of Mathematics, Visual Representation in the Theory of Algebraic Functions and their Integrals in the late 19th Century, Lyon |

15:30 - 16:00 | Noel Brady (University of Oklahoma), Geometric Group Theory and Low Dimensional Topology, Snowflake subgroups of CAT(0) groups, Cartier I |

15:30 - 16:00 | Thomas Creutzig (University of Alberta), Modular Forms and Physics, False Theta Functions and the Verlinde Formula, Rideau |

15:30 - 16:00 | Hermann Eberl (University of Guelph), Partial Differential Equations and Biological Applications, PDE models of chemically induced biofilm detachment, Kent |

15:30 - 16:00 | George Elliott (University of Toronto), Operator Algebras and their Applications, A short essay on the Pimsner-Voiculescu embedding, Victoria North |

15:30 - 16:00 | Renato Feres (Washington University, St Louis), Random Walks and Geometry, Random dynamical systems of billiard type, Wellington Salon |

15:30 - 16:00 | Kevin Hare (University of Waterloo), Number Theory, Sporadic Reinhardt polygons, Laurier |

15:30 - 16:00 | Mark Kleiner (Syracuse University), Representations of Algebras, Integrations and functor Ext, Albert |

15:30 - 16:00 | Aaron Lauve (Loyola), Symmetric Functions and Generalizations, Revisiting r-Quasisymmetric Polynomials, York |

15:30 - 16:00 | Graham Leuschke (Syracuse University), Connections Between Noncommutative Algebra and Geometry, Pieri maps and the bound Young quiver, Cartier III |

15:30 - 16:00 | Megan Owen (University of Waterloo), Mathematical Genomics, Statistics in tree space, Cartier II |

15:30 - 16:00 | Roland Roeder (IUPUI), Holomorphic dynamics and related topics, Examples of Rational Maps of $\mathbb{CP}^2$ With Equal Dynamical Degrees and no Invariant Foliation II, Alta Vista |

15:30 - 16:00 | Xin Shen (University of Toronto), Harmonic Analysis on Groups over Local Fields, Unramified calculation of tensor L-functions, Albion |

15:30 - 16:30 | Peter Ebenfelt (University of California, San Diego), Complex Analysis and Complex Geometry, Capital/Carleton |

15:30 - 17:30 | Mathematics Education Session, Mathematics Education, Sparks |

16:00 - 17:00 | Student Poster Judging, Victoria South |

16:00 - 16:30 | Kenneth Chan (University of Washington), Connections Between Noncommutative Algebra and Geometry, Noncommutative quadrics and $\mathbb{Z}^2$-graded algebras, Cartier III |

16:00 - 16:30 | Gerald Cliff (University of Alberta), Harmonic Analysis on Groups over Local Fields, Weil Representations of Local Unitary Groups, Albion |

16:00 - 16:30 | Elcim Elgun (University of Waterloo), Banach Algebras and Abstract Harmonic Analysis, The Eberlein Compactification of the Heisenberg Type Group $\mathbb{Z} \times \mathbb{T} \times \mathbb{T}$, Queen |

16:00 - 16:30 | Vaibhav Gadre (University of Warwick), Random Walks and Geometry, Lyapunov expansion exponent for non-uniform lattices in $SL(2, \mathbb{R})$., Wellington Salon |

16:00 - 16:30 | Igors Gorbovickis (University of Toronto), Holomorphic dynamics and related topics, Parameterizing rational maps by multipliers of periodic orbits, Alta Vista |

16:00 - 16:30 | Kevin Henriot (Université de Montréal), Number Theory, Modelling in additive combinatorics, Laurier |

16:00 - 16:30 | David Kerr (Texas A&M), Operator Algebras and their Applications, Borel complexity and automorphisms of operator algebras, Victoria North |

16:00 - 16:30 | Xiulan Lai (Western University), Partial Differential Equations and Biological Applications, Modeling the repulsion effect by infected cells on virius spread, Kent |

16:00 - 16:30 | Joel Lemay (University of Ottawa), Lie Algebras, Representations and Cohomological Invariants, A Geometric Realization of the Basic Representation of Affine sl(n), Dalhousie |

16:00 - 16:30 | Yaya Liu (SFU / Northwest University / Xi'an China), History and Philosophy of Mathematics, Equal Temperament Circa 1600 in China and Europe, Lyon |

16:00 - 16:30 | Frank Marko (Penn State University), Representations of Algebras, Derived representation type of Schur superalgebras, Albert |

16:00 - 16:30 | Maribel Hernandez Rosales (Universität Leipzig), Mathematical Genomics, Cographs: A Mathematical Characterization for Valid Orthology Relations, Cartier II |

16:00 - 16:30 | Luis Serrano (UQAM), Symmetric Functions and Generalizations, The immaculate basis of the non-commutative symmetric functions, York |

16:00 - 16:30 | Ursula Whitcher (Wisconsin), Modular Forms and Physics, Short Tops and Semistable Degenerations, Rideau |

16:00 - 16:30 | Robert Young (University of Toronto), Geometric Group Theory and Low Dimensional Topology, Filling multiples of embedded curves, Cartier I |

16:30 - 17:00 | Vincent Bouchard (University of Alberta), Modular Forms and Physics, Quantum Curves and Topological Recursion, Rideau |

16:30 - 17:00 | Jan Cannizzo (University of Ottawa), Random Walks and Geometry, Poisson bundles and boundary actions, Wellington Salon |

16:30 - 17:00 | Will Cavendish (McGill University), Geometric Group Theory and Low Dimensional Topology, On finite derived quotients of 3-manifold groups, Cartier I |

16:30 - 17:00 | Hailong Dao (University Kansas), Connections Between Noncommutative Algebra and Geometry, On noncommutative crepant resolution of non-Gorenstein singularities, Cartier III |

16:30 - 17:00 | Richard Friedberg (Columbia University), Mathematical Genomics, Diffusion on the DCJ Lattice, Cartier II |

16:30 - 17:00 | Daniel Gonçalves (Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil), Operator Algebras and their Applications, Simplicity of partial skew group rings, Victoria North |

16:30 - 17:00 | Zhiguo Hu (University of Windsor), Banach Algebras and Abstract Harmonic Analysis, An Eberlein theorem over locally compact quantum groups, Queen |

16:30 - 17:00 | Alejandro Morales (UQAM), Symmetric Functions and Generalizations, Bijections and symmetries for factorizations of the long cycle, York |

16:30 - 17:00 | Laura Peskin (University of British Columbia), Harmonic Analysis on Groups over Local Fields, Mod $p$ representations of $p$-adic $\tilde{SL}_2$ via Hecke algebras, Albion |

16:30 - 17:00 | Daniele Rosso (University of Ottawa), Lie Algebras, Representations and Cohomological Invariants, The mirabolic Hecke algebra, Dalhousie |

16:30 - 17:00 | Scott Sutherland (SUNY Stony Brook), Holomorphic dynamics and related topics, Dynamics and Root Finding, Alta Vista |

16:30 - 17:00 | Naomi Tanabe (Queen's University), Number Theory, Notes on Fourier Coefficients of Hilbert Modular Forms, Laurier |

16:30 - 17:00 | Helene Tyler (Manhattan College), Representations of Algebras, String algebras with one cycle - the rhombic picture, Albert |

16:30 - 17:00 | Jianhong Wu (York University), Partial Differential Equations and Biological Applications, Patterns of pathogen spread induced by host range expansion, Kent |

16:30 - 17:30 | Mircea Voda (University of Toronto), Complex Analysis and Complex Geometry, On Separation of Eigenvalues for Quasiperiodic Schroedinger Operators, Capital/Carleton |

17:00 - 17:30 | Ilia Binder (University of Toronto), Holomorphic dynamics and related topics, Computability of prime ends and external rays impressions., Alta Vista |

17:00 - 17:30 | Emanuel Diaconescu (University of Alberta), Modular Forms and Physics, Parabolic Refined Invariants and Macdonald Polynomials, Rideau |

17:00 - 17:30 | Behrang Forghani (University of Ottawa), Random Walks and Geometry, Transformation of random walks on groups via Markov stopping times, Wellington Salon |

17:00 - 17:30 | Thomas Hulse (Queen's University), Number Theory, Some Results of Shifted Sums, Laurier |

17:00 - 17:30 | Arash Jamshidpey (University of Ottawa), Mathematical Genomics, Stochastic DCJ jump process on signed permutation groups and the validity of the median as an approximation to the true ancestor, Cartier II |

17:00 - 17:30 | Camelia Karimianpour (University of Ottawa), Harmonic Analysis on Groups over Local Fields, Principal Series Representations of $n$-Fold Metaplectic Covers of $SL_2$ over a $p$-adic Field., Albion |

17:00 - 17:30 | Jonathan Novak (MIT), Operator Algebras and their Applications, Asymptotics of unitary multimatrix models, Victoria North |

17:00 - 17:30 | Charles Paquette (University of Sherbrooke), Representations of Algebras, Homological dimensions of subalgebras, Albert |

17:00 - 17:30 | Kyle Petersen (de Paul), Symmetric Functions and Generalizations, How to write a permutation as a product of involutions, York |

17:00 - 17:30 | Ebrahim Samei (University of Saskatchewan), Banach Algebras and Abstract Harmonic Analysis, Hyperreflexivity constant of the derivation space of Banach algebras, Queen |

17:00 - 17:30 | Nicholas Touikan (Carleton University), Geometric Group Theory and Low Dimensional Topology, Strong accessibility of finitely presented groups (with Lars Louder), Cartier 1 |

17:00 - 17:30 | Yuxiang Zhang (University of Ottawa), Partial Differential Equations and Biological Applications, A reaction-diffusion Lyme disease model with seasonality, Kent |

17:00 - 17:30 | Kaiming Zhao (Wilfred Laurier University), Lie Algebras, Representations and Cohomological Invariants, Irreducible representations of the Virasoro algebra, Dalhousie |

17:30 - 18:00 | Jason Behrstock (CUNY), Geometric Group Theory and Low Dimensional Topology, Higher dimensional filling and divergence for mapping class groups, Cartier I |

17:30 - 18:00 | John Conway (Princeton University), Modular Forms and Physics, Rideau |

17:30 - 18:00 | Clifton Cunningham (University of Calgary), Harmonic Analysis on Groups over Local Fields, A function-sheaf dictionary for p-adic tori, Albion |

17:30 - 18:00 | Nadia El-Mabrouk (Université de Montréal), Mathematical Genomics, Resolving Gene Trees with Polytomies, Cartier II |

17:30 - 18:00 | Tatiana Firsova (SUNY Stony Brook), Holomorphic dynamics and related topics, Alta Vista |

17:30 - 18:00 | Maryam Hosseini (University of Ottawa), Random Walks and Geometry, Extensions of Cantor Minimal Systems., Wellington Salon |

17:30 - 18:00 | Jing-Jing Huang (University of Toronto), Number Theory, Metric Diophantine approximation on manifolds, Laurier |

17:30 - 18:00 | Ellen Kirkman (Wake forest University), Representations of Algebras, Twisted Matrix Factorizations, Albert |

17:30 - 18:00 | Nathan Manning (University of Ottawa), Lie Algebras, Representations and Cohomological Invariants, Global Weyl modules, Dalhousie |

17:30 - 18:00 | Qingyun Wang (University of Toronto), Operator Algebras and their Applications, Tracial Rokhlin property and non-commutative dimensions, Victoria North |

17:30 - 18:00 | Greg Warrington (Vermont), Symmetric Functions and Generalizations, The Sweep Map, York |

17:30 - 18:00 | Dilian Yang (University of Windsor), Banach Algebras and Abstract Harmonic Analysis, Factoriality and type classification of $\textsf{k}$-graph von Neumann algebras, Queen |

17:30 - 18:00 | Xiaoqiang Zhao (Memorial University), Partial Differential Equations and Biological Applications, Spatial dynamics of a partially degenerate reaction-diffusion system in a periodic habitat, Kent |

17:30 - 18:30 | Gordon Heier (University of Houston), Complex Analysis and Complex Geometry, Projective Kaehler manifolds of semi-negative holomorphic sectional curvature, Capital/Carleton |

18:00 - 19:00 | Alexander Karp (Columbia), Plenary Speaker, Mathematicians and pre-college mathematics education: Thinking about productive involvement, Victoria North |

19:00 - 20:00 | Robert Smith? (University of Ottawa), Public Lecture, When Zombies Attack! Mathematical Modelling of an Outbreak of Zombie Infection, Victoria North |

20:00 - 21:00 | Manuel A. Báez (Carleton University), Public Lecture, Pattern Resonance: The Morphology of the Amorphous, Victoria North |

20:30 - 22:00 | Student Social, Parliament Hill & McLaren Pub |

Sunday December 8 | |

8:00 - 16:00 | Student Poster Session, Victoria South |

8:00 - 20:00 | Registration, Victoria South |

8:00 - 10:00 | CMS Education Committee, H. Friege |

8:00 - 9:00 | Daniel Wise (McGill University), Plenary Speaker, Cube Complexes, Victoria North |

9:00 - 9:30 | Jeff Adler (American University), Harmonic Analysis on Groups over Local Fields, The dual of a reductive algebraic group, Albion |

9:00 - 9:30 | Elena Braverman (University of Calgary), Functional Differential Equations and Applications, On stability of equations with a distributed delay, Sparks |

9:00 - 9:30 | Anne Broadbent (Unviersity of Ottawa), Matrix Theory in Quantum Information, Specious Adversaries and Quantum Private Information Retrieval, Cartier II |

9:00 - 9:30 | Eleonore Faber (University of Toronto), Representations of Algebras, The global spectrum of commutative rings, Albert |

9:00 - 9:30 | Craig Fraser (University of Toronto), History and Philosophy of Mathematics, Infinitesimals in Eighteenth-Century Calculus: The Background to Cauchy’s Analysis, Lyon |

9:00 - 9:30 | Terry Gannon (University of Alberta), Modular Forms and Physics, Rideau |

9:00 - 9:30 | Denis Gaydashev (Uppsala), Holomorphic dynamics and related topics, Scaling ratios for Siegel disks, Alta Vista |

9:00 - 9:30 | Richard Gaelan Hanlon (Memorial University), Geometric Group Theory and Low Dimensional Topology, A Subgroup Theorem for Homological Dehn Functions, Cartier I |

9:00 - 9:30 | Patrick Ingram (Colorado State University), Number Theory, The filled Julia set of a Drinfeld module, Laurier |

9:00 - 9:30 | Michael Kozdron (University of Regina), Random Walks and Geometry, A random walk proof of the matrix tree theorem, Wellington Salon |

9:00 - 9:30 | David Saltman (CCR, Princeton), Connections Between Noncommutative Algebra and Geometry, Persistent Fields, Cartier III |

9:00 - 9:30 | Vladimir Shpilrain (CUNY), Groups and Algorithms, Solving problems privately, Kent |

9:00 - 9:30 | Nico Spronk (University of Waterloo), Banach Algebras and Abstract Harmonic Analysis, On $p$-variations of Fourier algebras, Queen |

9:00 - 9:30 | Grazia Viola (Lakehead), Operator Algebras and their Applications, Tracially Central sequences, Victoria North |

9:00 - 9:30 | Changlong Zhong (University of Ottawa), Lie Algebras, Representations and Cohomological Invariants, $T$-equivariant oriented cohomology of flag varieties, Dalhousie |

9:00 - 10:00 | Laszlo Lempert (Purdue University), Complex Analysis and Complex Geometry, The curvature of direct images of holomorphic vector bundles, Capital/Carleton |

9:30 - 16:00 | Exhibits, Victoria South |

9:30 - 10:00 | Calin Chindris (University of Missouri), Representations of Algebras, Moduli spaces of modules of finite-dimensional algebras, Albert |

9:30 - 10:00 | Miroslav Englis (Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic), Banach Algebras and Abstract Harmonic Analysis, Arveson-Douglas conjecture and Toeplitz operators, Queen |

9:30 - 10:00 | Ilya Gekhtmann (University of Chicago), Random Walks and Geometry, Stable type of the mapping class group, Wellington Salon |

9:30 - 10:00 | Peter Hazard (University of Toronto), Holomorphic dynamics and related topics, On Renormalisation of Henon-like Mappings, Alta Vista |

9:30 - 10:00 | Johanna Mangahas (Brown University), Geometric Group Theory and Low Dimensional Topology, Convex cocompactness in mapping class groups via quasiconvexity in right-angled Artin groups, Cartier I |

9:30 - 10:00 | David McKinnon (University of Waterloo), Number Theory, Rational points on cubic surfaces, Laurier |

9:30 - 10:00 | Alex Molnar (Queen's University), Modular Forms and Physics, Mirror symmetry and generalized Borcea-Voisin threefolds, Rideau |

9:30 - 10:00 | Varun Narasimhachar (University of Calgary), Matrix Theory in Quantum Information, Majorization theory and thermodynamics, Cartier II |

9:30 - 10:00 | Alfred Noel (UMass Boston), Harmonic Analysis on Groups over Local Fields, Tau Signatures and Characters of Weyl Groups, Albion |

9:30 - 10:00 | Brent Pym (McGill University), Connections Between Noncommutative Algebra and Geometry, Quantum deformations of projective three-space, Cartier III |

9:30 - 10:00 | Luis Santiago (University of Oregon), Operator Algebras and their Applications, Victoria North |

9:30 - 10:00 | Dirk Schlimm (McGill University), History and Philosophy of Mathematics, Non-Euclidean geometry and geometrical content, Lyon |

9:30 - 10:00 | Denis Serbin (Stevens Institute), Groups and Algorithms, Compression techniques in infinite words, Kent |

9:30 - 10:00 | Jaimal Thind (University of Toronto), Lie Algebras, Representations and Cohomological Invariants, Reconstruction of Lie Group Morphisms, Dalhousie |

9:30 - 10:00 | Pei Yu (Western University), Functional Differential Equations and Applications, Computation of normal forms of delay differential equations, Sparks |

10:00 - 10:30 | Break, Victoria South |

10:00 - 12:00 | COMC Committee Meeting, H. Friege |

10:30 - 11:30 | Mikhail Lyubich (SUNY Stony Brook), Plenary Speaker, Victoria North |

11:30 - 12:30 | Zinovy Reichstein (University of British Columbia), Jeffery-Williams Prize, From Tschirnhaus transformations to essential dimension, Victoria North |

12:30 - 13:30 | CMS Town Hall Meeting, Victoria North |

13:00 - 15:00 | CMS Research Committee, H. Friege |

14:00 - 14:20 | Sarah Plosker (Brandon University), Matrix Theory in Quantum Information, Dirichlet Polynomials, Majorization, and Trumping, Cartier II |

14:00 - 14:30 | Eric Bedford (University of Indiana), Holomorphic dynamics and related topics, Basins in holomorphic dynamics, Alta Vista |

14:00 - 14:30 | Paul Bourgade (Harvard), Operator Algebras and their Applications, Quantum unique ergodicity for generalized Wigner matrices, Victoria North |

14:00 - 14:30 | Eleonore Faber (University Toronto), Connections Between Noncommutative Algebra and Geometry, Non-commutative resolutions of non-normal rings, Cartier III |

14:00 - 14:30 | Julia Gordon (University of British Columbia), Harmonic Analysis on Groups over Local Fields, Uniform in p bounds for orbital integrals, Albion |

14:00 - 14:30 | Kalle Karu (University of British Columbia), Lie Algebras, Representations and Cohomological Invariants, Operational algebraic cobordism, Dalhousie |

14:00 - 14:30 | Antonio Lei (CRM & McGill University), Number Theory, Iwasawa Theory of Abelian Varieties at Supersingular Primes, Laurier |

14:00 - 14:30 | Jean-Pierre Marquis (Université de Montréal), History and Philosophy of Mathematics, Models in pure mathematics: nature and function, Lyon |

14:00 - 14:30 | Eduardo Martinez-Pedroza (Memorial University), Geometric Group Theory and Low Dimensional Topology, On Subgroups of Non-positively Curved Groups, Cartier I |

14:00 - 14:30 | Andrija Perunicic (Fields), Modular Forms and Physics, Arithmetic Aspects of Berglund-H\"ubsch-Krawitz Duality, Rideau |

14:00 - 14:30 | Franco Saliola (UQAM), Symmetric Functions and Generalizations, Spectrum of the random-to-random operator, York |

14:00 - 14:30 | Alessandro Sisto (ETH Zurich), Random Walks and Geometry, Tracking rates of random walks, Wellington Salon |

14:00 - 14:30 | Ozgur Yilmaz (University of British Columbia), Inverse Problems in Imaging, Sparsity and Blind Source Separation, Albert |

14:00 - 14:30 | Xingfu Zou (Western University), Functional Differential Equations and Applications, On the basins of attraction for a class of of delay differential equations with non-monotone bistable nonlinearities, Sparks |

14:00 - 15:00 | Alexander Brudnyi (University of Calgary), Complex Analysis and Complex Geometry, Banach-valued Holomorphic Functions on the Maximal Ideal space of $H^{\infty}$ and the Operator Corona Problem, Capital/Carleton |

14:20 - 14:40 | Jeremy Levick (University of Guelph), Matrix Theory in Quantum Information, The Four-Dimensional Perfect Mirsky Conjecture, Cartier II |

14:30 - 15:00 | Eduardo Noble De la Torre (Université de Montréal), History and Philosophy of Mathematics, Alan Turing on the Foundations of Mathematics, Lyon |

14:30 - 15:00 | Artem Dudko (SUNY Stony Brook), Holomorphic dynamics and related topics, The Julia set of the Feigenbaum map is poly-time computable, Alta Vista |

14:30 - 15:00 | Mark Hagen (University of Michigan), Geometric Group Theory and Low Dimensional Topology, Cubulating mapping tori of some free group endomorphisms, Cartier I |

14:30 - 15:00 | Michael Hartz (University of Waterloo), Operator Algebras and their Applications, Victoria North |

14:30 - 15:00 | Nicolas Hoell (University of Toronto), Inverse Problems in Imaging, Some Uses of Harmonic Functions in Imaging, Albert |

14:30 - 15:00 | Sam Hsiao (Bard), Symmetric Functions and Generalizations, Probabilistic interpretations of quasisymmetric functions, York |

14:30 - 15:00 | Arash Jamshidpey (University of Ottawa), Random Walks and Geometry, The geometric median of samples from measures induced by simple random walks, Wellington Salon |

14:30 - 15:00 | Payman Kassaei (King's College London and McGill University), Number Theory, Companion forms in parallel weight one, Laurier |

14:30 - 15:00 | Daniel Krashen (University of Georgia), Connections Between Noncommutative Algebra and Geometry, Derived categories of torsors for Abelian varieties, Cartier III |

14:30 - 15:00 | Khoa Pham (University of Ottawa), Lie Algebras, Representations and Cohomological Invariants, On the Dynkin index of Lie algebras, Dalhousie |

14:30 - 15:00 | Simon Rose (Fields/Queen's), Modular Forms and Physics, Towards a reduced Mirror Symmetry for Quartic K3s, Rideau |

14:30 - 15:00 | Loren Spice (Texas Christian University), Harmonic Analysis on Groups over Local Fields, Sign changes in harmonic analysis on p-adic groups, Albion |

14:30 - 15:00 | Ami Viselter (University of Alberta), Banach Algebras and Abstract Harmonic Analysis, Ergodic theory for quantum (semi)groups, Queen |

14:30 - 15:00 | Jianhong Wu (York University), Functional Differential Equations and Applications, Spatial dynamics of Asia Clam invasion, Sparks |

14:40 - 15:00 | Jianxin Chen (University of Guelph), Matrix Theory in Quantum Information, symmetric extension of two-qubit states, Cartier II |

15:00 - 15:30 | Break, Victoria South |

15:00 - 17:00 | CMS Mathematics Competitions Committee, H.Friege |

15:30 - 16:00 | Louis-Pierre Arguin (Université de Montréal), Random Walks and Geometry, Distributions of the maxima of the two-dimensional Gaussian free field, Wellington Salon |

15:30 - 16:00 | Jacques Bélair (Université de Montréal), Functional Differential Equations and Applications, Stability analysis in hematopoietic models, Sparks |

15:30 - 16:00 | Ragnar Buchweitz (University of Toronto), Connections Between Noncommutative Algebra and Geometry, Representation--infinite Algebras from Geometry, Cartier III |

15:30 - 16:00 | Daniel Fiorilli (University of Michigan), Number Theory, A probabilistic study of the explicit formula, Laurier |

15:30 - 16:00 | Peter Gibson (York University), Inverse Problems in Imaging, A geometric representation of the Green's functions for scattering in layered media, Albert |

15:30 - 16:00 | Gilad Gour (University of Calgary), Matrix Theory in Quantum Information, Towards a complete classification of multipartite entanglement, Cartier II |

15:30 - 16:00 | Peter McNamara (Bucknell), Symmetric Functions and Generalizations, Comparing skew Schur functions: a quasisymmetric perspective, York |

15:30 - 16:00 | Paul Mezo (Carleton University), Harmonic Analysis on Groups over Local Fields, Three perspectives on endoscopy, Albion |

15:30 - 16:00 | Jamie Mingo (Queen's University), Operator Algebras and their Applications, Asymptotic Freeness and the Transpose, Victoria North |

15:30 - 16:00 | Eugeniu Spinu (University of Alberta), Banach Algebras and Abstract Harmonic Analysis, Operator ideals on $C^*$-algebras, Queen |

15:30 - 16:00 | Alan Thompson (Fields/Alberta/Waterloo), Modular Forms and Physics, Families of lattice polarized K3 surfaces with monodromy, Rideau |

15:30 - 16:00 | Daniel T. Wise (McGill University), Geometric Group Theory and Low Dimensional Topology, Cubular Tubular Groups, Cartier I |

15:30 - 16:00 | Michael Yampolsky (University of Toronto), Holomorphic dynamics and related topics, Geometrization of branched coverings of the sphere and decidability of Thurston equivalence, Alta Vista |

15:30 - 16:30 | Ilia Binder (University of Toronto), Complex Analysis and Complex Geometry, Constructive Caratheodory Theory, Capital/Carleton |

16:00 - 16:30 | Mohammad Bardestani (University of Ottawa), Random Walks and Geometry, Representation theory of profinite groups and its application in group expansion, Wellington Salon |

16:00 - 16:30 | Chris Brav (Institute for Advanced Study), Connections Between Noncommutative Algebra and Geometry, Hamiltonian local models for symplectic derived stacks, Cartier III |

16:00 - 16:30 | Aaron Christie (University of Ottawa), Harmonic Analysis on Groups over Local Fields, Some Geometrization in the Context of the Langlands Program, Albion |

16:00 - 16:30 | Ivan Dimitrov (Queen's University), Lie Algebras, Representations and Cohomological Invariants, Integrable weight modules of $gl(\infty)$, Dalhousie |

16:00 - 16:30 | Ian Hambleton (McMaster University), Geometric Group Theory and Low Dimensional Topology, Geometric extensions of surface groups, Cartier I |

16:00 - 16:30 | Andrew Harder (University of Alberta), Modular Forms and Physics, Moduli spaces of lattice polarized K3 surfaces and the birational geometry of Fano threefolds, Rideau |

16:00 - 16:30 | Nathaniel Johnston (Institute for Quantum Computing), Matrix Theory in Quantum Information, Separability from Spectrum for Qubit-Qudit States, Cartier II |

16:00 - 16:30 | James Maynard (Université de Montréal), Number Theory, The number of prime factors of n(n+2)(n+6), Laurier |

16:00 - 16:30 | Mathieu Guay Paquet (UQAM), Symmetric Functions and Generalizations, Convex combinations of chromatic symmetric functions, York |

16:00 - 16:30 | Alexey Popov (University of Waterloo), Operator Algebras and their Applications, Abelian, amenable operator algebras are similar to C*-algebras, Victoria North |

16:00 - 16:30 | Volker Runde (University of Alberta), Banach Algebras and Abstract Harmonic Analysis, Connes-amenability of $B(G)$, Queen |

16:00 - 16:30 | Alexandru Tamasan (University of Central Florida), Inverse Problems in Imaging, Recent progress in Current Density Impedance Imaging, Albert |

16:00 - 16:30 | Hexi Ye (University of Toronto), Holomorphic dynamics and related topics, Torsion points and the Lattes family, Alta Vista |

16:00 - 16:30 | Xiaoqiang Zhao (Memorial University), Functional Differential Equations and Applications, Global Dynamics of A Time-Delayed Dengue Transmission Model, Sparks |

16:30 - 17:00 | Alejandro Adem (University of British Columbia), Geometric Group Theory and Low Dimensional Topology, A classifying space for commutativity in Lie groups, Cartier I |

16:30 - 17:00 | Sandro Bettin (Université de Montréal), Number Theory, The reciprocity formula for the twisted second moment of Dirichlet L-functions, Laurier |

16:30 - 17:00 | Sue-Ann Campbell (University of Waterloo), Functional Differential Equations and Applications, A Plankton Model with Time Delay, Sparks |

16:30 - 17:00 | Francis Chung (University of Michigan), Inverse Problems in Imaging, Partial Data Inverse Problems for the Neumann-to-Dirichlet map, Albert |

16:30 - 17:00 | Mark Girard (University of Calgary), Matrix Theory in Quantum Information, On Convex Optimization Problems in Quantum Information, Cartier II |

16:30 - 17:00 | Holly Heglin (York), Symmetric Functions and Generalizations, York |

16:30 - 17:00 | Arturo Pianzola (University of Alberta), Lie Algebras, Representations and Cohomological Invariants, On the rationality of multiloop algebras (after B. Margaux), Dalhousie |

16:30 - 17:00 | Igor Rivin (Temple University), Random Walks and Geometry, Generic and random elements, Wellington Salon |

16:30 - 17:00 | Paul Skoufranis (UCLA), Operator Algebras and their Applications, Freely Independent Random Variables with Non-Atomic Distributions, Victoria North |

16:30 - 17:00 | Geo Tam (McMaster University), Harmonic Analysis on Groups over Local Fields, Admissible embeddings of L-tori and the essentially tame local Langlands/Jacquet-Langlands correspondence, Albion |

16:30 - 17:00 | Raluca Tanase (SUNY Stony Brook), Holomorphic dynamics and related topics, Semi-parabolic tools for hyperbolic Hénon maps, Alta Vista |

16:30 - 17:30 | Dan Coman (Syracuse University), Complex Analysis and Complex Geometry, Convergence of the Fubini-Study currents for singular metrics on line bundles and applications, Capital/Carleton |

17:00 - 17:30 | Jason Crann (Carleton University), Matrix Theory in Quantum Information, Manifestations of duality in quantum information, Cartier II |

17:00 - 17:30 | Youness Lamzouri (York University), Number Theory, A-points of the Riemann Zeta function, Laurier |

17:00 - 17:30 | Joshua Lansky (American University), Harmonic Analysis on Groups over Local Fields, Explicit Liftings of Conjugacy Classes in Reductive Groups, Albion |

17:00 - 17:30 | Ming Mei (McGill University), Functional Differential Equations and Applications, Stability of oscillating wavefronts for time-delayed reaction-diffusion equation, Sparks |

17:00 - 17:30 | Erhard Neher (University of Ottawa), Lie Algebras, Representations and Cohomological Invariants, Invariant bilinear forms of algebras given by descent, Dalhousie |

17:00 - 17:30 | Remus Radu (SUNY Stony Brook), Holomorphic dynamics and related topics, A structure theorem for semi-parabolic Hénon maps, Alta Vista |

17:00 - 17:30 | Chris Ramsey (University of Virginia), Operator Algebras and their Applications, Triangular algebras vs. tensor algebras, Victoria North |

17:00 - 17:30 | Dmytro Savchuk (University of South Florida), Geometric Group Theory and Low Dimensional Topology, Submanifold Projection for $Out(F_n)$, Cartier I |

17:30 - 18:30 | NSERC Presentations, Cartier III |

19:00 - 19:30 | Banquet Reception, Victoria North |

19:30 - 22:00 | Banquet, Victoria North |

Monday December 9 | |

8:00 - 15:30 | Registration, Victoria South |

8:00 - 9:00 | Stephen Kudla (University of Toronto), Plenary Speaker, Algebraic cycles and Siegel modular forms, Victoria North |

9:00 - 9:30 | Stefanella Boatto (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro), Infectious Disease Modelling, EPIDEMICS DYNAMICS IN A CITY: A NETWORK MODEL AND SEASON VARIATIONS, York |

9:00 - 9:30 | Fred Brauer (University of British Columbia), Infectious Disease Modelling, Drug resistance in disease treatment models, Albion |

9:00 - 9:30 | Benoit Collins (University of Ottawa), Matrix Theory in Quantum Information, Free probability and quantum information theory, Cartier II |

9:00 - 9:30 | Joel Kamnitzer (University of Toronto), Representations of Algebras, Representations of quotients of shifted Yangians, Lyon |

9:00 - 9:30 | Michael Lamoureux (University of Calgary), Inverse Problems in Imaging, Iterative methods for full waveform inversion, Albert |

9:00 - 9:30 | Jérémie Lefebvr (Geneva), Functional Differential Equations and Applications, Non-autonomous stability in non-linear delayed systems, Sparks |

9:00 - 9:30 | Eduardo Martinez-Pedroza (Memorial University), Groups and Algorithms, Local Quasiconvexity and Negative Sectional Curvature in Complexes of Groups., Kent |

9:00 - 9:30 | Zinovy Reichstein (University of British Columbia), Lie Algebras, Representations and Cohomological Invariants, Essential dimension of pseudo-reflection groups, Dalhousie |

9:00 - 9:30 | Alessandro Sisto (ETH), Geometric Group Theory and Low Dimensional Topology, Quasi-cocycles detect hyperbolically embedded subgroups, Cartier I |

9:00 - 10:00 | Debraj Chakrabarti (Central Michigan University), Complex Analysis and Complex Geometry, Complex Analysis on Product Domains, Capital/Carleton |

9:30 - 10:00 | Ian Biringer (Boston College), Geometric Group Theory and Low Dimensional Topology, Intersecting finite index subgroups of a group, Cartier I |

9:30 - 10:00 | Guihong Fan (Columbus State), Infectious Disease Modelling, A differential delay model for ticks, York |

9:30 - 10:00 | Doug Farenick (University of Regina), Matrix Theory in Quantum Information, Dual matrix systems and Tsirelson's problem, Cartier II |

9:30 - 10:00 | Abba Gumel (University of Manitoba), Infectious Disease Modelling, Mathematics of HPV Vaccines, Albion |

9:30 - 10:00 | Colin Ingalls (University of New Brunswick), Representations of Algebras, Noncommutative Resolutions, Lyon |

9:30 - 10:00 | Arash Jamshidpey (University of Ottawa), Contributed Papers, Moran model with i.i.d. and a.s. convergent fitness functions, Alta Vista |

9:30 - 10:00 | Nemanja Kosovalic (York University), Functional Differential Equations and Applications, Algebraic-Delay Differential Systems: Age Structured Population Modeling and $C^0$-Extendable Submanifolds, Sparks |

9:30 - 10:00 | Nicole Lemire (Western University), Lie Algebras, Representations and Cohomological Invariants, Equivariant Birational Aspects of Algebraic Tori, Dalhousie |

9:30 - 10:00 | Wenyuan Liao (University of Calgary), Inverse Problems in Imaging, Adjoint analysis and its application in full waveform seismic inversion, Albert |

9:30 - 10:00 | Benjamin Steinberg (CUNY), Groups and Algorithms, On a conjecture of Karass and Solitar, Kent |

10:00 - 10:30 | Break, Victoria South |

10:30 - 11:30 | George Elliott (University of Toronto), Plenary Speaker, What is required for classification (when there is no moduli space)?, Victoria North |

11:30 - 12:30 | Marc Ryser (Duke University), Doctoral Prize, Of noise and cancer, Victoria North |

13:00 - 13:45 | McGraw-Hill Education, Victoria North |

14:00 - 14:30 | Mathieu Carette (McGill University), Geometric Group Theory and Low Dimensional Topology, Quasi-isometry and commability for groups acting on trees, Cartier I |

14:00 - 14:30 | Nyuk Sian Chong (University of Ottawa), Infectious Disease Modelling, Filippov Models of Avian Influenza, York |

14:00 - 14:30 | Michael Haslam (York University), Inverse Problems in Imaging, A High Order Method for the Scattering Problem from Layered Conducting Dielectric Media, Albert |

14:00 - 14:30 | Caroline Junkins (University of Ottawa), Lie Algebras, Representations and Cohomological Invariants, Torsion in the gamma-filtration for groups of inner type Dn, Dalhousie |

14:00 - 14:30 | Chi-Kwong Li (College of William and Mary), Matrix Theory in Quantum Information, Decomposition of unitary gates, Cartier II |

14:00 - 14:30 | Connell McCluskey (Wilfrid Laurier), Functional Differential Equations and Applications, Using Lyapunov Functions to Construct Lyapunov Functionals, Sparks |

14:00 - 14:30 | Gretchen Ostheimer (Hofstra University), Groups and Algorithms, Groups with logspace normal forms, Kent |

14:00 - 14:30 | Huaiping Zhu (York University), Infectious Disease Modelling, Modeling the transmission of West Nile virus with weather conditions, Albion |

14:00 - 15:00 | Raymundo Bautista (UNAM, Mexico), Representations of Algebras, Lyon |

14:00 - 15:00 | Thomas Bloom (University of Toronto), Complex Analysis and Complex Geometry, Complex zeros of random polynomials, Capital/Carleton |

14:30 - 15:00 | Bhagwan Aggarwala (University of Calgary), Infectious Disease Modelling, Mathematical Modeling of HCV, Albion |

14:30 - 15:00 | Yuming Chen (Wilfred Laurier University), Functional Differential Equations and Applications, Global dynamics of delayed reaction-diffusion equations in unbounded domains, Sparks |

14:30 - 15:00 | Nicolas Delfosse (Université de Sherbrooke), Matrix Theory in Quantum Information, Percolation and quantum error correction, Cartier II |

14:30 - 15:00 | Delaram Kahrobaei (CUNY), Groups and Algorithms, Public key exchange using extensions by endomorphisms and matrices over a Galois field, Kent |

14:30 - 15:00 | Alexander Neshitov (University of Ottawa), Lie Algebras, Representations and Cohomological Invariants, Invariants of degree 3 and torsion in the Chow ring of a versal flag variety, Dalhousie |

14:30 - 15:00 | Mohammad Tavalla (York University), Inverse Problems in Imaging, Albert |

14:30 - 15:00 | James Watmough (University of New Brunswick), Infectious Disease Modelling, A simple in-host treatment model exhibiting sustained immunity, York |

15:00 - 15:30 | Break, Victoria South |

15:30 - 16:00 | Jason Bramburger (University of Ottawa), Functional Differential Equations and Applications, Steady-state/Hopf interactions in the van der Pol oscillator with delayed feedback, Sparks |

15:30 - 16:00 | Kevin Church (University of Ottawa), Infectious Disease Modelling, A comparison of two malaria vector control strategies with impulsive differential equations, Albion |

15:30 - 16:00 | Raymond Sze (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University), Matrix Theory in Quantum Information, State Transformation Problem in Quantum Information, Cartier II |

15:30 - 16:00 | Svetla Vassileva (McGill University), Groups and Algorithms, The conjugacy problem in groups and its space complexity, Kent |

15:30 - 16:30 | Paul Gauthier (Université de Montréal), Complex Analysis and Complex Geometry, Holomorphic Extension-Interpolation, Capital/Carleton |

16:00 - 16:30 | Johanna Hansen (Queens University), Infectious Disease Modelling, Coinfection and the Evolution of Resistance, Albion |

16:00 - 16:30 | Jeremy Macdonald (Stevens Institute), Groups and Algorithms, Effective coherence in discriminated groups, Kent |

16:00 - 16:30 | Marco Merkli (Memorial University), Matrix Theory in Quantum Information, Repeated Quantum Measurement Processes, Cartier II |

16:00 - 16:30 | Liam Watson (University of Glasgow), Lie Algebras, Representations and Cohomological Invariants, Dehn twists in Heegaard Floer homology, Dalhousie |

16:00 - 16:30 | Huaiping Zhu (York University), Functional Differential Equations and Applications, Oscillation and driving mechanism in compartmental models for mosquito-borne diseases with time delay, Sparks |

16:30 - 17:00 | Victor LeBlanc (University of Ottawa), Functional Differential Equations and Applications, Nilpotencies and realizability in delayed nonlinear oscillators, Sparks |

16:30 - 17:00 | Muneerah Al Nuwairan (University of Ottawa), Matrix Theory in Quantum Information, EPOSIC Channels, Cartier II |

16:30 - 17:00 | Steve Tully (University of Guelph), Infectious Disease Modelling, Exploring the relationship between HIV awareness and personal preference towards sexual actions., Albion |

16:30 - 17:00 | Wanshun Wong (University of Ottawa), Lie Algebras, Representations and Cohomological Invariants, Periods of generic torsors of groups of multiplicative type, Dalhousie |

16:30 - 17:00 | Ming Ming Zhang (Carleton University), Groups and Algorithms, On residually toral relatively hyperbolic groups, Kent |

17:00 - 17:30 | Inna Bumagin (Carleton University), Groups and Algorithms, The conjugacy and the search conjugacy problem in relatively hyperbolic groups., Kent |

17:00 - 17:30 | Zsuzsanna Dancso (University of Toronto), Lie Algebras, Representations and Cohomological Invariants, A categorical realization of the cut and flow lattices of graphs, Dalhousie |

17:00 - 17:30 | Robert Smith? (University of Ottawa), Infectious Disease Modelling, Predicting the HIV/AIDS epidemic and measuring the effect of mobility in mainland China, Albion |