2014 CMS Winter Meeting

McMaster University, December 5 - 8, 2014

# Schedule - by day

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

 Thursday December 4 18:00 - 22:00 CMS Executive Committee, Hunter Room Friday December 5 11:00 - 13:00 CMS Development Group Luncheon, Ballroom South/West 13:00 - 14:15 STUDC - Presentation Skills Workshop, Adelaide Room 13:00 - 17:00 CMS Board of Directors Meeting, Ballroom South/West 14:30 - 16:00 STUDC - CV Writing Workshop, Adelaide Room 16:00 - 19:30 Registration, Ballroom Foyer 17:00 - 18:00 Jeffrey Rosenthal (Toronto), Public Lecture, From Coins to Polls to Monte Carlo, Ballroom Centre/East 18:00 - 19:30 Welcome Reception, Ballroom Foyer Saturday December 6 8:00 - 16:00 Registration, Ballroom Foyer 8:00 - 16:00 AARMS-CMS Student Poster Session, Ballroom Foyer 8:45 - 9:00 Opening Address, Ballroom East 9:00 - 11:30 CMS Publications Committee, Hunter Room 9:00 - 10:00 Isaac Goldbring (UIC), Plenary Speaker, Monad measure spaces and combinatorial number theory, Ballroom Centre/East 9:30 - 16:00 Exhibits, Ballroom Foyer 10:00 - 10:30 Break, Ballroom Foyer 10:30 - 11:30 Frédéric Gourdeau (Laval), Adrien Pouliot Award and Lecture, Mathematics, education and society: a fascinating journey, Ballroom Centre/East 11:30 - 12:30 Kenneth R. Davidson (Waterloo), David Borwein Distinguished Career Award and Lecture, Noncommutative dilation theory, Ballroom Centre/East 12:00 - 16:00 CMS Student Committee, Duke Room 12:30 - 14:00 CMS Town Hall Meeting and NSERC Update on Institute Innovation Platform Funding, Ballroom Centre/East 14:00 - 14:30 Donald A. Dawson (Carleton), Stochastic Models and Applications, Random walk, percolation and branching systems on the hierarchical group, Suite 302 14:00 - 14:30 Bernardo Galvao-Sousa (Toronto), Teaching Introduction to Proofs Courses, Proofs with Clickers, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 203 14:00 - 14:30 Mohammad Alamgir Hossain (Memorial), Contributed Papers, Numerical modelling of the nonhydrostatic mesoscale stratified flows, Buchanan Room 14:00 - 14:30 Nicholas Kevlahan (McMaster), Geometric Discretization Methods and Adaptivity, A dynamically adaptive wavelet-based method for the shallow water equations on the icosahedral sphere, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 201 14:00 - 14:30 Askold Khovanskii (Toronto), Toric and Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, Newton polyhedra and irreducible components of complete intersection, Durand Room 14:00 - 14:30 Dmitry Korotkin (Concordia), Integrable Systems: Recent Developments, Bergman tau-function and geometry of moduli spaces, Adelaide Room 14:00 - 14:30 Marcelo Laca (Victoria), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, von Neumann algebras of strongly connected higher rank graphs, Ballroom South 14:00 - 14:30 Chun-Kit Lai (San Francisco State University), Frames, Fractals, Tiling, and Wavelets, in Connection with the Fuglede's Conjecture, Fuglede's and generalized Fuglede's conjecture on ${\mathbb R}^1$, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 205 14:00 - 14:30 Steffen Lempp (Wisconsin – Madison), Computability Theory, Kalimullin pairs and definability in the enumeration degrees, Charlton Room 14:00 - 14:30 Robert McCann (Toronto), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics, The spectrum for a family of fourth order diffusions near the self-similar attractor, Beckett Room 14:00 - 14:30 Juan Migliore (Notre Dame), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, Secant varieties to the varieties of reducible hypersurfaces, Ballroom West 14:00 - 14:30 Sébastien Portalier (McGill), Dynamics of Biological Systems, Size-related Effects of Physical Factors on Trophic Interactions, McQuesten Room 14:00 - 14:30 Henry Wolkowicz (Waterloo), Recent Advances in Variational Analysis and Linear Optimization, Coordinate Shadows of Semi-definite and Euclidean Distance Matrix Completions, York Room 14:00 - 14:30 Jianhong Wu (York), Dynamical Systems with Applications in Mathematical Biology, Mathematics for food-borne disease spread: water chemistry and pathogen cross-contamination dynamics during washing procedures, Heritage Room 14:00 - 15:00 John Baldwin (Boston College), Geometry and Topology of Manifolds in Low-Dimensions, A refinement of the Ozsvath-Szabo contact invariant, MacNab Room 14:00 - 15:00 Jacques Hurtubise (McGill), Differential Geometry, Poisson Surfaces and Integrable Systems, Ferguson Room 14:00 - 15:00 Rahim Moosa (Waterloo), Model Theory, Differential fields with free operators, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 202 14:30 - 15:00 Louis-Pierre Arguin (Montreal), Stochastic Models and Applications, Probabilistic approach for the maxima of the Riemann Zeta function on the critical line, Suite 302 14:30 - 15:00 Lucas Calixto (Ottawa), Contributed Papers, Equivariant Map Queer Lie Superalgebras, Buchanan Room 14:30 - 15:00 Ellen Chih (California - Berkeley), Computability Theory, Splittings and computably enumerable sets, Charlton Room 14:30 - 15:00 Raphael Clouatre (Waterloo), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, Duality and peak-interpolation for continuous multipliers of the Drury-Arveson space, Ballroom South 14:30 - 15:00 Dorin Dutkay (University of Central Florida), Frames, Fractals, Tiling, and Wavelets, in Connection with the Fuglede's Conjecture, Tiling and scaling properties of spectra of fractals, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 205 14:30 - 15:00 Kiumars Kaveh (University of Pittsburgh), Toric and Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, Toric degenerations and applications, Durand Room 14:30 - 15:00 Bartosz Protas (McMaster), Recent Advances in Variational Analysis and Linear Optimization, Probing Fundamental Bounds in Hydrodynamics Using Variational Optimization Methods, York Room 14:30 - 15:00 Yong Su Shin (Sungshin Women's University), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, The Minimal Free Graded Resolution of A Star-Configuration in $\mathbb P^n$, Ballroom West 14:30 - 15:00 Vasilisa Shramchenko (Sherbrooke), Integrable Systems: Recent Developments, Poncelet theorem and Painlevé VI, Adelaide Room 14:30 - 15:00 Daniel Solow (Case Western Reserve University), Teaching Introduction to Proofs Courses, What an Ideal Transition Course Should (and Should Not) Be...in My Opinion, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 203 14:30 - 15:00 Vitali Vougalter (University of Cape Town), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics, Existence of stationary solutions for some nonlocal reaction-diffusion equations, Beckett Room 14:30 - 15:00 Steve Walker (McMaster), Dynamics of Biological Systems, McQuesten Room 14:30 - 15:00 Marion Weedermann (Dominican), Dynamical Systems with Applications in Mathematical Biology, Optimization of biogas production in a model for anaerobic digestion, Heritage Room 14:30 - 15:00 Kris Van Der Zee (Nottingham), Geometric Discretization Methods and Adaptivity, Stable discretization of gradient-flow diffuse-interface models, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 201 15:00 - 15:30 Break, Ballroom Foyer 15:30 - 16:00 Marie Auger-Méthé (Alberta), Dynamics of Biological Systems, Tackling the challenges of fitting movement models to marine data, McQuesten Room 15:30 - 16:00 Phelim Boyle (Wilfrid Laurier), Stochastic Models and Applications, Beyond Perron Frobenius, Suite 302 15:30 - 16:00 Yuen-Lam (Vris) Cheung (Waterloo), Recent Advances in Variational Analysis and Linear Optimization, Efficient and Accurate Solutions for Linear Programs with Bound Constraints, York Room 15:30 - 16:00 George Elliott (Toronto), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, Recent progress in C*-algebra classification theory, Ballroom South 15:30 - 16:00 Tai Ha (Tulane), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, Algebraic invariants of fiber products, Ballroom West 15:30 - 16:00 Kathryn Hare (Waterloo), Frames, Fractals, Tiling, and Wavelets, in Connection with the Fuglede's Conjecture, Hausdorff and packing measures of balanced Cantor sets, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 205 15:30 - 16:00 Valentina Harizanov (The George Washington University), Computability Theory, Interaction of computability theory and computable algebra, Charlton Room 15:30 - 16:00 Robert L Jerrard (Toronto), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics, Existence and uniqueness of minimizers of general least gradient problems, Beckett Room 15:30 - 16:00 Reese Johnston (University of Wisconsin), Contributed Papers, Complexity of binary trees of uncountable height, Buchanan Room 15:30 - 16:00 Kalle Karu (UBC), Toric and Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, Non-finitely generated Cox rings, Durand Room 15:30 - 16:00 Scott MacLachlan (Memorial), Geometric Discretization Methods and Adaptivity, First-order system Petrov-Galerkin discretization for a singularly perturbed reaction-diffusion problem, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 201 15:30 - 16:00 Ronnie Nagloo (City University of New York), Model Theory, Internality and the Painlevé property for order one equations, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 202 15:30 - 16:00 Robert Smith? (Ottawa), Dynamical Systems with Applications in Mathematical Biology, Can mathematics change the world? Insights into policy changes using HPV modelling as an example, Heritage Room 15:30 - 16:00 Maria Wesslen (Toronto), Teaching Introduction to Proofs Courses, Connecting an Introduction to Proofs course with higher level courses, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 203 15:30 - 16:00 Thomas Wolf (Brock), Integrable Systems: Recent Developments, Integrability study of breaking-wave equations, Adelaide Room 15:30 - 16:30 Ailana Fraser (UBC), Differential Geometry, Uniqueness theorems for free boundary minimal surfaces, Ferguson Room 15:30 - 16:30 Joshua Greene (Boston College), Geometry and Topology of Manifolds in Low-Dimensions, Strong L-spaces, MacNab Room 16:00 - 16:30 Dave Anderson (IMPA), Toric and Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, Beyond the determinantal formula of Schubert calculus, Durand Room 16:00 - 16:30 Jennifer Biermann (Mt. Holyoke), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, Generalized edge and cover ideals, Ballroom West 16:00 - 16:30 Michael Cavers (Calgary), Contributed Papers, Rewiring dynamics on directed graphs, Buchanan Room 16:00 - 16:30 Marina Chugunova (Claremont Graduate University), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics, Nonnegative weak solutions for a degenerate system modeling the spreading of surfactant on thin films, Beckett Room 16:00 - 16:30 Yichuan (Daniel) Ding (UBC), Recent Advances in Variational Analysis and Linear Optimization, An Overloaded Bipartite Queueing System with Scoring-Based Priority Rules, York Room 16:00 - 16:30 James Freitag (California, Berkeley), Model Theory, Varieties and isogeny classes of elliptic curves, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 202 16:00 - 16:30 Adam Fuller (Nebraska), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, Von Neumann Algebras and Extensions of Inverse Semigroups, Ballroom South 16:00 - 16:30 Matthew Harrison-Trainor (California – Berkeley), Computability Theory, Independence in computable algebra, Charlton Room 16:00 - 16:30 Franklin Mendivil (Acadia), Frames, Fractals, Tiling, and Wavelets, in Connection with the Fuglede's Conjecture, Hausdorff and packing measures of Cantor sets associated with series, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 205 16:00 - 16:30 Alexander Odesski (Brock), Integrable Systems: Recent Developments, Non-homogeneous systems of hydrodynamic type possessing Lax representations, Adelaide Room 16:00 - 16:30 Patrick Rault (SUNY Geneseo), Teaching Introduction to Proofs Courses, Using inquiry-based learning to teach proofs., Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 203 16:00 - 16:30 Katherine Scranton (Yale), Dynamics of Biological Systems, Life history variation and environmental fluctuations jointly shape extinction risk of a population, McQuesten Room 16:00 - 16:30 Clarence Simard (HEC Montreal), Stochastic Models and Applications, General model for limit order book and market orders, Suite 302 16:00 - 16:30 Peter Stechlinski (Waterloo), Dynamical Systems with Applications in Mathematical Biology, Control strategies for a seasonal model of chikungunya disease, Heritage Room 16:00 - 16:30 Andy Wan (McGill), Geometric Discretization Methods and Adaptivity, The multiplier method to construct conservative finite difference schemes for ordinary and partial differential equations, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 201 16:15 - 17:15 Judging - AARMS-CMS Student Poster Session, Ballroom Foyer 16:30 - 17:00 Gerard Awanou (University of Illinois Chicago), Geometric Discretization Methods and Adaptivity, Analysis of numerical methods for the Monge-Amp\ere equation, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 201 16:30 - 17:00 Gal Binyamini (Toronto), Model Theory, Bezout-type theorems for differential fields, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 202 16:30 - 17:00 Stefanella Boatto (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics, Beckett Room 16:30 - 17:00 Enrico Carlini (Monash/Politecnico di Torino), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, On the Waring rank of cubics, Ballroom West 16:30 - 17:00 Antoine Deza (McMaster), Recent Advances in Variational Analysis and Linear Optimization, On the polynomial Hirsch conjecture and its continuous analogue, York Room 16:30 - 17:00 Charles Doran (Alberta), Toric and Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, K3 fibrations on Calabi-Yau threefolds and Landau-Ginzburg models of Fano threefolds, Durand Room 16:30 - 17:00 Steve Furino (Waterloo), Teaching Introduction to Proofs Courses, A Generation of Teaching Proofs, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 203 16:30 - 17:00 Tarik Gouhier (Northeastern University), Dynamics of Biological Systems, Coral disease dynamics under environmental change, McQuesten Room 16:30 - 17:00 Hongbin Guo (Public Health Agency of Canada), Dynamical Systems with Applications in Mathematical Biology, Immigration Disease Models, Heritage Room 16:30 - 17:00 Kyle Hambrook (UBC), Frames, Fractals, Tiling, and Wavelets, in Connection with the Fuglede's Conjecture, Explicit Salem Sets, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 205 16:30 - 17:00 Cagatay Kutluhan (Buffalo), Geometry and Topology of Manifolds in Low-Dimensions, Sutured ECH is a natural invariant, MacNab Room 16:30 - 17:00 Alexander Melnikov (California – Berkeley), Computability Theory, Torsion-free abelian groups and infinite divisibility, Charlton Room 16:30 - 17:00 Danilo Riglioni (Montréal), Integrable Systems: Recent Developments, Superintegrable systems with spin induced by coalgebra symmetry, Adelaide Room 16:30 - 17:00 Schehrazad Selmane (University of Science and Technology Houari Boumediene, Algeria), Contributed Papers, Forecast of Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Incidence using Temperature, Buchanan Room 16:30 - 17:00 Yanli Song (Toronto), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, Localization of fundamental K-homology classes, Ballroom South 16:30 - 17:00 Wei Sun (Concordia), Stochastic Models and Applications, New criteria for Hunt’s hypothesis (H) of Levy processes, Suite 302 16:30 - 17:30 Frédéric Rochon (UQAM), Differential Geometry, A Cheeger-Müller theorem on manifolds with cusps, Ferguson Room 17:00 - 17:30 Harbir Antil (George Mason), Geometric Discretization Methods and Adaptivity, Optimal control of a free boundary problem, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 201 17:00 - 17:30 Martin Argerami (Regina), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, Classification of finitely generated operator systems, Ballroom South 17:00 - 17:30 Raluca Balan (Ottawa), Stochastic Models and Applications, Intermittency for the stochastic wave and heat equations with fractional noise in time, Suite 302 17:00 - 17:30 Mats Boij (KTH), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, Cones of Hilbert Functions, Ballroom West 17:00 - 17:30 Andres Contreras (Fields), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics, Beckett Room 17:00 - 17:30 Ahad Dehghani (McGill), Recent Advances in Variational Analysis and Linear Optimization, A Primal-Dual Regularized Interior-Point Method for Semidefinite Programming, York Room 17:00 - 17:30 Andrew Donald (Michigan State), Geometry and Topology of Manifolds in Low-Dimensions, Embedding 3-manifolds smoothly in $S^4$, MacNab Room 17:00 - 17:30 Dale Garraway (Eastern Washington University), Teaching Introduction to Proofs Courses, The role of Structure in an introduction to proofs course., Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 203 17:00 - 17:30 Felicia Magpantay (University of Michigan), Dynamical Systems with Applications in Mathematical Biology, Fitting models of imperfect vaccines to pertussis incidence data, Heritage Room 17:00 - 17:30 Masoumeh Sajedi (Montréal), Integrable Systems: Recent Developments, Two-dimensional superintegrable quantum systems with potentials expressed in terms of Painlevé transcendents, Adelaide Room 17:00 - 17:30 Noah Schweber (California – Berkeley), Computability Theory, Computability and structures in generic extensions, Charlton Room 17:00 - 17:30 Alexandra Teslya (McMaster), Dynamics of Biological Systems, Predator-prey models with distributed delay: numerical exploration, McQuesten Room 17:00 - 17:30 Hugh Thomas (UNB), Toric and Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, Monodromy for the quintic mirror, Durand Room 17:00 - 18:00 Maryanthe Malliaris (Chicago), Model Theory, Saturation of ultrapowers and Keisler's order, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 202 17:30 - 18:00 Xiangke Chang (Saskatchewan), Integrable Systems: Recent Developments, A generalized nonisospectral Camassa-Holm equation and its multipeakon solutions, Adelaide Room 17:30 - 18:00 Chris Cornwell (UQAM), Geometry and Topology of Manifolds in Low-Dimensions, Conormal tori and knot contact homology, MacNab Room 17:30 - 18:00 Kael Dixon (McGill), Toric and Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, How black holes give counter-examples to the convexity of the moment map., Durand Room 17:30 - 18:00 Qi Gao (National Taiwan University), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics, Symmetric vortices of two-component Ginzburg-Landau system, Beckett Room 17:30 - 18:00 Julia Knight (Notre Dame), Computability Theory, Comparing two versions of the reals using computability, Charlton Room 17:30 - 18:00 Rafal Kulik (Ottawa), Stochastic Models and Applications, Heavy tailed time series with extremal independence, Suite 302 17:30 - 18:00 Jason Phillips (Wright State University), Frames, Fractals, Tiling, and Wavelets, in Connection with the Fuglede's Conjecture, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 205 17:30 - 18:00 Gergely Rost (University of Szeged), Dynamical Systems with Applications in Mathematical Biology, Endemic Bubbles Generated by Delayed Behavioral Response in Epidemic Models, Heritage Room 17:30 - 18:00 Robert Strehl (Ryerson), Contributed Papers, Efficient stochastic simulation of multiscale reaction-diffusion models, Buchanan Room 17:30 - 18:00 Jaimal Thind and Shay Fuchs [Joint] (Toronto), Teaching Introduction to Proofs Courses, Once we teach, what do we ask?, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 203 17:30 - 18:00 Yanyu Xiao (Alberta), Dynamics of Biological Systems, Modeling the effect of human activities on the transmission of vector-borne diseases, McQuesten Room 17:30 - 18:00 Yuriy Zinchenko (Calgary), Recent Advances in Variational Analysis and Linear Optimization, On a shortest 2-path problem, York Room 17:30 - 18:30 Reza Seyyadali (Waterloo), Differential Geometry, Extremal metrics on ruled manifolds, Ferguson Room 18:00 - 19:30 Reception by the Women in Mathematics Committee of the CMS, LOFT Lounge 18:00 - 18:30 Mingzhong Cai (Wisconsin-Madison), Computability Theory, The join property and low$_2$ r.e.\ degrees, Charlton Room 20:15 - 22:00 Student Social, 8:00pm - Meet in hotel lobby (Event at Baltimore House, 43 King William Street) Sunday December 7 7:30 - 16:00 Registration, Ballroom Foyer 8:00 - 16:00 AARMS-CMS Student Poster Session, Ballroom Foyer 8:00 - 9:00 Robert Beiko (Dalhousie), Plenary Speaker, When Phylogenetic Trees Can’t Agree: Building a coherent network of microbial gene sharing, Ballroom Centre/East 9:00 - 9:30 Sue Ann Campbell (Waterloo), Dynamical Systems with Applications in Mathematical Biology, Mean Field Analysis of Networks of Neurons, Heritage Room 9:00 - 9:30 Dustin Cartwright (Yale), Toric and Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, Tree compactifications of the moduli space of genus 0 curves, Durand Room 9:00 - 9:30 Brian Harbourne (Nebraska), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, Survey of recent work on resurgences and the containment problem, Ballroom West 9:00 - 9:30 Warren Hare (UBC), Recent Advances in Variational Analysis and Linear Optimization, Numerical Variational Analysis, York Room 9:00 - 9:30 Douglas Henrich (Iroquois Ridge High School), Contributed Papers, Mathematical Ethics: Values, Valences and Virtues, Buchanan Room 9:00 - 9:30 Anil Hirani (University of Illinois Urbana-Champain), Geometric Discretization Methods and Adaptivity, New Spaces for DEC, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 201 9:00 - 9:30 Xi Huo (Ryerson), Dynamics of Biological Systems, An age-structured epidemic disease model with delayed contact tracing, McQuesten Room 9:00 - 9:30 Mihalis Kolountzakis (University of Crete), Frames, Fractals, Tiling, and Wavelets, in Connection with the Fuglede's Conjecture, Riesz bases of exponentials for domains that tile multiply with a lattice, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 205 9:00 - 9:30 Neal Madras (York), Stochastic Models and Applications, Random 312-Avoiding Permutations, Suite 302 9:00 - 9:30 Laurent Marcoux (Waterloo), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, On selfadjoint extensions of semigroups of partial isometries, Ballroom South 9:00 - 9:30 Jan Reimann (Penn State), Computability Theory, Algorithmically random point processes, Charlton Room 9:00 - 9:30 Bruno Remillard (HEC Montreal), Financial Mathematics, Option pricing in a discrete time model for the limit order book, Adelaide Room 9:00 - 9:30 Daniel Ruberman (Brandeis), Geometry and Topology of Manifolds in Low-Dimensions, Smooth structures on contractible 4-manifolds, MacNab Room 9:00 - 9:30 Athipat Thamrongthanyalak (Ohio State), Model Theory, Continuous Definable Skolem Functions in O-minimal Structures, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 202 9:00 - 10:00 Hichem Ben-El-Mechaiekh, Nadia Hardy, Dragana Martinovic and Yvan St-Aubin (Brock, Concordia, Windsor, and Montreal), Undergraduate Mathematics Education in 21st Century: Rethinking Curriculum, PANEL DISCUSSION: What is the mathematics we ‘should’ teach and the pedagogy we ‘should’ use in this XXIst Century?, Ballroom Centre/East 9:00 - 10:00 Ruxandra Moraru (Waterloo), Differential Geometry, Generalized holomorphic bundles on non-Kaehler elliptic surfaces, Ferguson Room 9:00 - 10:00 Al Weiss (Alberta), Arithmetic Algebraic Geometry, What is equivariant Iwasawa theory?, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 203 9:00 - 10:00 Yuri Wolf (National Center for Biotechnology Information, Maryland), Origin and Evolution of Bacterial Genomes, Turbulent genomes: quantification of gene acquisition, loss and displacement in prokaryotes, Wellington Room 9:30 - 16:00 Exhibits, Ballroom Foyer 9:30 - 10:00 Louigi Addario-Berry (McGill), Stochastic Models and Applications, Random maps and their cores, Suite 302 9:30 - 10:00 Alex Badescu (University du Quebec a Montreal), Financial Mathematics, Derivative pricing with Non-Gaussian GARCH Models and their Diffusion Limits, Adelaide Room 9:30 - 10:00 Guihong Fan (Columbus State), Dynamical Systems with Applications in Mathematical Biology, The Bifurcation Study of 1:2 Resonance in a Delayed System of Two Coupled Neurons, Heritage Room 9:30 - 10:00 Bernhard Konrad (UBC), Dynamics of Biological Systems, Mathematical models to quantify and optimize HIV interventions in British Columbia, McQuesten Room 9:30 - 10:00 Adam Levine (Princeton), Geometry and Topology of Manifolds in Low-Dimensions, Satellite operators and piecewise-linear concordance., MacNab Room 9:30 - 10:00 Sarah Mayes (Quest), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, Boij-S\"{o}derberg decompositions of systems of ideals, Ballroom West 9:30 - 10:00 Ethan McCarthy (Wisconsin—Madison), Contributed Papers, Counting periodic billiard paths on some tessellating polygons, Buchanan Room 9:30 - 10:00 Michael Metel (McMaster), Recent Advances in Variational Analysis and Linear Optimization, Chance Constrained Optimization for Parimutuel Horse Race Betting, York Room 9:30 - 10:00 Sanjay Patel (McMaster), Model Theory, o-minimality for quasi-analytic algebras of functions of one variable, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 202 9:30 - 10:00 Christopher Porter (Florida), Computability Theory, Initial segment complexity and randomness for computable measures, Charlton Room 9:30 - 10:00 Farbod Shokrieh (Cornell), Toric and Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, Faithful Tropicalization of Abelian Varieties, Durand Room 9:30 - 10:00 Andy Wan (McGill), Geometric Discretization Methods and Adaptivity, Adaptive space-time finite element method for the $p$-curl problem from high temperature superconductivity, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 201 9:30 - 10:00 Qingyun Wang (Toronto), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, Regularity property and actions with the weak tracial Rokhlin property, Ballroom South 10:00 - 10:30 Break, Ballroom Foyer 10:30 - 11:30 Miroslav Lovric (McMaster), Plenary Speaker, What Everyone is Talking About: Math for the 21st Century, Ballroom Centre/East 11:30 - 12:30 Askold Khovanskii (Toronto), Jeffery-Williams Prize and Lecture, Algebraic geometry, Newton polyhedra and Newton--Okounkov bodies, Ballroom Centre/East 12:30 - 14:00 Nelson Education: Breathing Life into University Mathematics (Light lunch provided), Ballroom Centre/East 12:30 - 14:30 CMS Math Competitions Committee, Hunter Room 14:00 - 14:30 Gualtiero Badin (University of Hamburg), Environmental and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Hydrodynamic Nambu Brackets derived by Geometric Constraints, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 201 14:00 - 14:30 Douglas Cenzer (Florida), Computability Theory, Algorithmically random functions and effective capacity, Charlton Room 14:00 - 14:30 Susan Cooper (North Dakota), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, Fat Points, Grids, and Partial Intersections, Ballroom West 14:00 - 14:30 Graham Denham (Western), Toric and Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, Coordinate rings of compactified arrangements, Durand Room 14:00 - 14:30 Cody Hyndman (Concordia), Financial Mathematics, Optimal measure transformation problems for defaultable bonds, futures prices and forward prices, Adelaide Room 14:00 - 14:30 Ali Khanafer (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Dynamics of Biological Systems, Stability of SIS Models over Directed Graphs: A Positive Systems Approach, McQuesten Room 14:00 - 14:30 Lyudmila Korobenko (McMaster), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics, Infinitely degenerate elliptic equations and non doubling metrics, Beckett Room 14:00 - 14:30 Miroslav Lovric and Chantal Buteau (McMaster and Brock), Undergraduate Mathematics Education in 21st Century: Rethinking Curriculum, Undergraduate Mathematics Education in 21st Century — Rethinking Curriculum : Introduction, Ballroom Centre/East 14:00 - 14:30 Don L. McLeish (Waterloo), Stochastic Models and Applications, Convergence of the Discrete Variance Swap in Time-Homogeneous Diffusion Models, Suite 302 14:00 - 14:30 Walaa Moursi (UBC), Recent Advances in Variational Analysis and Linear Optimization, Generalized solutions for the sum of two maximally monotone operators., York Room 14:00 - 14:30 S.M. Ashrafur Rahman (Western), Contributed Papers, Modelling the impact of early versus late antiretroviral treatment on HIV epidemics, Buchanan Room 14:00 - 14:30 József Vass (Waterloo), Frames, Fractals, Tiling, and Wavelets, in Connection with the Fuglede's Conjecture, On the Exact Convex Hull of IFS Fractals, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 205 14:00 - 14:30 Lin Wang (UNB), Dynamical Systems with Applications in Mathematical Biology, Biological systems with multiple stable states, Heritage Room 14:00 - 14:30 Matt Wiersma (Waterloo), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, C*-norms for tensor products of discrete group C*-algebras, Ballroom South 14:00 - 15:00 Dror Bar-Natan (Toronto), Geometry and Topology of Manifolds in Low-Dimensions, Tangles, Wheels, Balloons, MacNab Room 14:00 - 15:00 Tal Dagan (University of Kiel), Origin and Evolution of Bacterial Genomes, Phylogenomic networks reveal trends and barriers to lateral gene transfer during microbial evolution, Wellington Room 14:00 - 15:00 Philipp Hieronymi (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Model Theory, Expansions of the ordered additive group of real numbers by two discrete subgroups, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 202 14:00 - 15:00 Meng Fai Lim (Toronto), Arithmetic Algebraic Geometry, Comparing the Iwasawa mu-invariants of Selmer groups, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 203 14:00 - 15:00 Xiangwen Zhang (Columbia), Differential Geometry, Minkowski formulae and Alexandrov's theorems in spacetimes, Ferguson Room 14:30 - 15:00 Eric Astor (Chicago), Computability Theory, Asymptotic density, immunity, and randomness, Charlton Room 14:30 - 15:00 Heinz Bauschke (UBC), Recent Advances in Variational Analysis and Linear Optimization, The Douglas-Rachford Algorithm: Recent Progress, York Room 14:30 - 15:00 Alexei Cheviakov (Saskatchewan), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics, Nonlinear Equations for Finite-Amplitude Wave Propagation in Fiber-Reinforced Hyperelastic Media, Beckett Room 14:30 - 15:00 Walter Craig (McMaster), Environmental and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Birkhoff normal forms for water waves, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 201 14:30 - 15:00 Eric Foxall (Victoria), Dynamics of Biological Systems, Social contact processes and the partner model, McQuesten Room 14:30 - 15:00 Frédéric Gourdeau (Laval), Undergraduate Mathematics Education in 21st Century: Rethinking Curriculum, Mathematics, technology and curriculum: a complex interaction, Ballroom Centre/East 14:30 - 15:00 Victor LeBlanc (Ottawa), Dynamical Systems with Applications in Mathematical Biology, Lattice symmetry breaking perturbations for spiral waves, Heritage Room 14:30 - 15:00 Deli Li (Lakehead), Stochastic Models and Applications, A Characterization of a New Type of Strong Law of Large Numbers, Suite 302 14:30 - 15:00 Christopher Manon (George Mason University), Toric and Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, Toric geometry of moduli spaces of principal bundles on a curve., Durand Room 14:30 - 15:00 Paolo Mantero (UC Riverside), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, On a conjecture by G. V. Chudnovsky, Ballroom West 14:30 - 15:00 Chris Ramsey (Virginia), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, The semicrossed product algebra of a dynamical system, Ballroom South 14:30 - 15:00 Anatoliy Swishchuk (Calgary), Financial Mathematics, Volatility Derivatives: History, Ideas and Developments, Adelaide Room 14:30 - 15:00 Baris Ugurcan (Western), Frames, Fractals, Tiling, and Wavelets, in Connection with the Fuglede's Conjecture, Whitney-type Problems and Haar Expansions on the Sierpinski Gasket, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 205 14:30 - 15:00 Xiaoying Wang (Western), Contributed Papers, A two-patch predator-prey model with adaptive habitancy of predators, Buchanan Room 15:00 - 15:30 Break, Ballroom Foyer 15:30 - 16:00 Daniel Brown (Waterloo), Origin and Evolution of Bacterial Genomes, Fast algorithms for phylogenetic reconstruction of aligned sequeneces, Wellington Room 15:30 - 16:00 Luca Chiantini (Siena), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, On the representation of general forms, Ballroom West 15:30 - 16:00 Trubee Davison (University of Colorado), Frames, Fractals, Tiling, and Wavelets, in Connection with the Fuglede's Conjecture, Generalizing the Kantorovich Metric to Projection Valued Measures: With an Application to IFS, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 205 15:30 - 16:00 Greg Doyle (Carleton University), Contributed Papers, Explicit Evaluation of Double Gauss Sums, Buchanan Room 15:30 - 16:00 Damir Dzhafarov (Connecticut), Computability Theory, Computable, uniform, and strong reductions, Charlton Room 15:30 - 16:00 Doug Farenick (Regina), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, Expectation and Bayes rule with quantum random variables, Ballroom South 15:30 - 16:00 Nadia Hardy (Concordia), Undergraduate Mathematics Education in 21st Century: Rethinking Curriculum, 1939 – 2014: Can the mathematics undergraduate curriculum catch up? (*), Ballroom Centre/East 15:30 - 16:00 Lisa Jeffrey (Toronto), Toric and Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, A Hamiltonian circle action on the triple reduced product of coadjoint orbits of SU(3), Durand Room 15:30 - 16:00 Petar Jevtic (McMaster), Financial Mathematics, Assessing the solvency of insurance portfolios via a continuous-time cohort model, Adelaide Room 15:30 - 16:00 Jana Marikova (Western Illinois), Model Theory, Measuring definable sets in o-minimal structures, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 202 15:30 - 16:00 Irena Papst (McMaster), Dynamics of Biological Systems, (Don’t) Panic! — Modelling changes in human behaviour over the course of an infectious disease outbreak, McQuesten Room 15:30 - 16:00 Dmitry Pelinovsky (McMaster), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics, Orbital stability of periodic waves and black solitons in the cubic defocusing NLS equation, Beckett Room 15:30 - 16:00 Jonathan Sands (University of Vermont), Arithmetic Algebraic Geometry, Zeta-functions and Finiteness of the Number of Ideal Classes in Quaternion Orders, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 203 15:30 - 16:00 Hristo Sendov (Western), Recent Advances in Variational Analysis and Linear Optimization, Loci of complex polynomials, York Room 15:30 - 16:00 Jacques Vanneste (University of Edinburgh), Environmental and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Interactions between near-inertial waves and mean flow in the ocean, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 201 15:30 - 16:00 Xiaowen Zhou (Concordia), Stochastic Models and Applications, Some Support Properties of $\Lambda$-Fleming-Viot Processes with Brownian Spatial Motion, Suite 302 15:30 - 16:00 Xingfu Zou (Western), Dynamical Systems with Applications in Mathematical Biology, Budding vs lysis---- on viral release strategies in virus replication, Heritage Room 15:30 - 16:30 Johanna Mangahas (Buffalo), Geometry and Topology of Manifolds in Low-Dimensions, Convex cocompactness in right-angled Artin groups, MacNab Room 15:30 - 16:30 William Wylie (Syracuse), Differential Geometry, Positive weighted sectional curvature, Ferguson Room 16:00 - 16:30 Gino Biondini (University of Buffalo), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics, The integrable nature of modulational instability, Beckett Room 16:00 - 16:30 Stefano Favaro (University of Torino and Collegio Carlo Alberto), Stochastic Models and Applications, A new tool for nonparametric estimation of species variety with Gibbs-type priors, Suite 302 16:00 - 16:30 Weilong Hao (Wayne State University), Origin and Evolution of Bacterial Genomes, Estimating evolutionary rates of discrete characters, and its application on genome evolution, Wellington Room 16:00 - 16:30 Gregory Igusa (Notre Dame), Computability Theory, Cohen 1-generics and the finite intersection principle, Charlton Room 16:00 - 16:30 Yael Karshon (Toronto), Toric and Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, Non-compact symplectic toric manifolds, Durand Room 16:00 - 16:30 Matthew Luther (McMaster), Model Theory, Instability of Asymptotic Cones of Symmetric Spaces, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 202 16:00 - 16:30 Connell McCluskey (Wilfrid Laurier), Dynamical Systems with Applications in Mathematical Biology, Disease Models with Immigration, Heritage Room 16:00 - 16:30 Adam Metzler (Wilfired Laurier), Financial Mathematics, Regulatory Concerns Related to CoCo Bonds - Mathematical Modeling, Adelaide Room 16:00 - 16:30 Alessandro Oneto (Stockholm), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, A Waring problem with higher degree terms, Ballroom West 16:00 - 16:30 Farzad Pourbabaee (McMaster), Contributed Papers, Assortative Configuration Graphs, Buchanan Room 16:00 - 16:30 Dora Rosati (McMaster), Dynamics of Biological Systems, Song popularity as a contagious process, McQuesten Room 16:00 - 16:30 Paul Skoufranis (Texas A&M University), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, Free Probability for Pairs of Faces, Ballroom South 16:00 - 16:30 Marek Stastna (Waterloo), Environmental and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Swimming Plankton: Limit cycles and the effect of intrinsic vs extrinsic noise, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 201 16:00 - 16:30 Shawn Xianfu Wang (UBC), Recent Advances in Variational Analysis and Linear Optimization, Weak subdifferentials, rl-density and maximal monotonicity, York Room 16:00 - 16:30 Chester Weatherby (Wilfrid Laurier), Undergraduate Mathematics Education in 21st Century: Rethinking Curriculum, Underprepared for first year Mathematics: Now what?, Ballroom Centre/East 16:00 - 16:30 Eric Weber (Iowa State University), Frames, Fractals, Tiling, and Wavelets, in Connection with the Fuglede's Conjecture, Fourier Frames for the Cantor-4 Set, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 205 16:00 - 17:00 Antonio Lei (Laval), Arithmetic Algebraic Geometry, Universal norm of crystalline classes, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 203 16:30 - 17:00 Abdo Alfakih (Windsor), Recent Advances in Variational Analysis and Linear Optimization, A New Semidefinite Farkas lemma and the dimensional rigidity of bar frameworks, York Room 16:30 - 17:00 David Belanger (Cornell), Computability Theory, The jump of an ideal of degrees, Charlton Room 16:30 - 17:00 David Champredon (McMaster), Dynamics of Biological Systems, An agent-based model to disentangle the epidemiology of sexually transmitted co-infections, McQuesten Room 16:30 - 17:00 Yuri Cher (Toronto), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics, On a class of Generalized Derivative Nonlinear Schr\"odinger Equations, Beckett Room 16:30 - 17:00 Chris Eagle (Toronto), Model Theory, Saturation and elementary equivalence of commutative C*-algebras, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 202 16:30 - 17:00 Matthias Franz (Western), Toric and Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, Syzygies in equivariant cohomology for non-abelian Lie groups, Durand Room 16:30 - 17:00 Radhey Gupta (McMaster), Origin and Evolution of Bacterial Genomes, A Signature Protein Based In silico Microbial Identification Tool Using Next Generation Sequence Data, Wellington Room 16:30 - 17:00 Paul Kushner (Toronto), Environmental and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Decomposing atmospheric planetary waves into standing and travelling components, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 201 16:30 - 17:00 Peter Samuelson (Toronto), Geometry and Topology of Manifolds in Low-Dimensions, Character varieties and a deformed peripherial map, MacNab Room 16:30 - 17:00 David Saunders (Waterloo), Financial Mathematics, Lower Tail Independence of Diffusion Hitting Times, Adelaide Room 16:30 - 17:00 Zach Teitler (Boise State), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, Lower bound for ranks of invariant forms, Ballroom West 16:30 - 17:00 Walter Whiteley (York), Undergraduate Mathematics Education in 21st Century: Rethinking Curriculum, Spatial Reasoning and Communication: Core Mathematics Curriculum, Ballroom Centre/East 16:30 - 17:00 Dilian Yang (Windsor), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, Cycline subalgebras of k-graph C*-algebras, Ballroom South 16:30 - 17:00 Xiaoqiang Zhao (Memorial), Dynamical Systems with Applications in Mathematical Biology, Propagation Phenomena for A Reaction and Diffusion Model with Seasonal Succession, Heritage Room 16:30 - 17:00 Youzhou Zhou (Zhongnan University of Economics and Law), Stochastic Models and Applications, Some Large Deviation Principles and Law of Large Numbers for Random Energy Model, Suite 302 16:30 - 17:30 Marco Gualtieri (Toronto), Differential Geometry, Log symplectic vs generalized complex geometry, Ferguson Room 17:00 - 17:30 Hiro Abo (Idaho), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, Eigenvectors of tensors, Ballroom West 17:00 - 17:30 Joe Campolieti (Wilfired Laurier), Financial Mathematics, Some functionals for solvable diffusion processes with applications to financial modelling and option pricing, Adelaide Room 17:00 - 17:30 Eric Collins (University of Alaska), Origin and Evolution of Bacterial Genomes, Wellington Room 17:00 - 17:30 Adam Dor-On (Waterloo), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, C*-envelopes of tensor algebras arising from Markov chains, Ballroom South 17:00 - 17:30 Bernardo Galvao-Sousa (Toronto), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics, Accelerating Fronts in Semilinear Wave Equations, Beckett Room 17:00 - 17:30 Deguang Han (University of Central Florida), Frames, Fractals, Tiling, and Wavelets, in Connection with the Fuglede's Conjecture, Frames, dilations and related problems, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 205 17:00 - 17:30 Liv Herdman (Stanford & Waterloo), Environmental and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Heat balances and thermally-driven lagoon-ocean exchanges on a tropical coral reef system (Moorea, French Polynesia), Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 201 17:00 - 17:30 Alyson Hildum (McMaster), Geometry and Topology of Manifolds in Low-Dimensions, Topological 4-manifolds with RAAG fundamental groups, MacNab Room 17:00 - 17:30 Caroline Junkins (Western), Toric and Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, The Steinberg basis and the twisted gamma-filtration, Durand Room 17:00 - 17:30 Lindsay Keegan (McMaster), Dynamics of Biological Systems, Analytic calculations of finite-population reproductive numbers, McQuesten Room 17:00 - 17:30 Xinzhi Liu (Waterloo), Dynamical Systems with Applications in Mathematical Biology, A generalized invariance principle for infectious disease models with switching and pulse control, Heritage Room 17:00 - 17:30 Ami Mamolo (UOIT), Undergraduate Mathematics Education in 21st Century: Rethinking Curriculum, An argument for the unconventional in undergraduate mathematics education, Ballroom Centre/East 17:00 - 17:30 Linda Westrick (Connecticut), Computability Theory, Comparing subshifts in $\mathbb{Z}$ and $\mathbb{Z}^2$, Charlton Room 17:00 - 18:00 Bradd Hart (McMaster), Model Theory, Model theory and operator algebras, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 202 17:00 - 18:00 Ernst Kani (Queen's), Arithmetic Algebraic Geometry, Perfect Cuboids and the Box Variety, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 203 17:30 - 18:00 Sarder Mohammed Asaduzzaman (Victoria), Dynamics of Biological Systems, The coexistence or replacement of two subtypes of influenza, McQuesten Room 17:30 - 18:00 Yuming Chen (Wilfrid Laurier), Dynamical Systems with Applications in Mathematical Biology, The global stability of an SIRS model with infection age, Heritage Room 17:30 - 18:00 Walter Craig (McMaster), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics, Birkhoff normal form for wave equation null forms, Beckett Room 17:30 - 18:00 Paul Higgs (McMaster), Origin and Evolution of Bacterial Genomes, Phylogenetic models of bacterial genome evolution incorporating gene insertion and deletion and horizontal gene transfer, Wellington Room 17:30 - 18:00 Denis Hirschfeldt (Chicago), Computability Theory, Homogeneous sets for colorings of $\mathbb N$, Charlton Room 17:30 - 18:00 Joel Lemay (Ottawa), Toric and Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, Geometric Fock Space Representations of Affine sl(n) and gl(n), Durand Room 17:30 - 18:00 Jamie Mingo (Queen's), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, Freeness and the Transpose, Ballroom South 17:30 - 18:00 Ashley Nahornick, Undergraduate Mathematics Education in 21st Century: Rethinking Curriculum, Is Calculus Really Necessary, Ballroom Centre/East 17:30 - 18:00 Tomasz Szemberg (Uniwersytet Pedagogiczny), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, On Sylvester-Gallai Theorem for conics, Ballroom West 19:00 - 19:30 Banquet Reception, Art Gallery of Hamilton 19:30 - 22:00 Banquet, Art Gallery of Hamilton Monday December 8 7:30 - 15:30 Registration, Ballroom Foyer 8:00 - 9:00 Laure Saint-Raymond (École normale supérieure), Plenary Speaker, From molecular dynamics to kinetic theory and hydrodynamics, Ballroom Centre/East 9:00 - 9:30 Moshe Adrian (Toronto), Automorphic Forms and Representation Theory, The Local Converse Problem for GL(n,F), Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 202 9:00 - 9:30 Ali Alilooee (Dalhousie), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, When is a Squarefree Monomial Ideal of Linear Type?, Ballroom West 9:00 - 9:30 Laura Broley (Montréal), Undergraduate Mathematics Education in 21st Century: Rethinking Curriculum, Computer Programming and the Ideal Undergraduate Mathematics Program: Some Mathematicians' Perspectives, Ballroom Centre/East 9:00 - 9:30 Ilijas Farah (York), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, Model theory of strongly self absorbing C*-algebras, Ballroom South 9:00 - 9:30 Patrice Gaillardetz (Concordia), Financial Mathematics, Valuation of Equity-Linked Products in the Presence of Policyholder Surrender Using Risk Measures, Adelaide Room 9:00 - 9:30 Tyler Holden (Toronto), Algebraic Geometry of Moduli Spaces, Generalized Equivariant Cohomology and Stratifications I, Buchanan Room 9:00 - 9:30 Spencer Hunt (McMaster), Graduate Student Research Presentations, HPV Type Replacement and Spatial Within-Host Modelling, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 205 9:00 - 9:30 Iskander Kalimullin (Kazan Federal University), Computability Theory, Index sets and enumerability of families, Charlton Room 9:00 - 9:30 Michael Li (Alberta), Dynamical Systems with Applications in Mathematical Biology, Developing a Mathematical Modeling Approach to Public Health Assessment: HIV in China as a Case Study, Heritage Room 9:00 - 9:30 Bryce Morsky (Guelph), Dynamics of Biological Systems, Homophilic replicator equations, McQuesten Room 9:00 - 10:00 Matt Hedden (Michigan State), Geometry and Topology of Manifolds in Low-Dimensions, Obstructing the existence of algebraic curves in $\mathbb{C}P^2$ with prescribed singularities, MacNab Room 9:00 - 10:00 Romyar Sharifi (Arizona), Arithmetic Algebraic Geometry, The arithmetic of modular symbols, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 203 9:30 - 10:00 Fred Brauer (UBC), Dynamical Systems with Applications in Mathematical Biology, Some simple nosocomial disease transmission models, Heritage Room 9:30 - 10:00 Chantal Buteau (Brock), Undergraduate Mathematics Education in 21st Century: Rethinking Curriculum, Undergraduates Learning Programming for Simulation and Investigation of Mathematics Concepts and Real-World Modelling, Ballroom Centre/East 9:30 - 10:00 Peter Crooks (Toronto), Algebraic Geometry of Moduli Spaces, Generalized Equivariant Cohomology and Stratifications II, Buchanan Room 9:30 - 10:00 Matt Davison (Western), Financial Mathematics, Modeling Energy Spreads with a Novel Mean-reverting Stochastic Process, Adelaide Room 9:30 - 10:00 Nursel Erey (Dalhousie), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, Multigraded Betti numbers of monomial ideals, Ballroom West 9:30 - 10:00 Karen Lange (Wellesley College), Computability Theory, Classifying $\mathcal{D}$-maximal sets, Charlton Room 9:30 - 10:00 Monica Nevins (Ottawa), Automorphic Forms and Representation Theory, Branching to the derived group of length-one toral supercuspidal representations, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 202 9:30 - 10:00 Zhuang Niu (Wyoming), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, The C*-algebra of a minimal homeomorphism with zero mean dimension, Ballroom South 9:30 - 10:00 James O'Dwyer (University of Illinois), Dynamics of Biological Systems, From Bacterial Phylogenies to Ecological Complexity, McQuesten Room 9:30 - 10:00 Athinthra Sethurajan (McMaster), Graduate Student Research Presentations, Reconstruction of State-Dependant Material Properties and Its Application in Electrochemical Systems, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 205 10:00 - 10:30 Break, Ballroom Foyer 10:30 - 11:30 Jacques Vanneste (University of Edinburgh), Plenary Speaker, The atmosphere and ocean as two-time-scale systems, Ballroom Centre/East 11:30 - 12:30 Xiangwen Zhang (McGill), Doctoral Prize and Lecture, Alexandrov's Uniqueness theorems, Ballroom Centre/East 12:30 - 14:00 Open Break 14:00 - 14:30 Almut Burchard (Toronto), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics, Geometric stability of the Coulomb energy, Beckett Room 14:00 - 14:30 Tony Humphries (McGill), Dynamical Systems with Applications in Mathematical Biology, Modelling myelopoiesis with state-dependent delay differential equations, Heritage Room 14:00 - 14:30 Matthew Kennedy (Carleton), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, C*-simplicity and the unique trace property for discrete groups, Ballroom South 14:00 - 14:30 Minsuk Kwak (McMaster), Financial Mathematics, Cumulative prospect theory with skewed return distribution, Adelaide Room 14:00 - 14:30 Keng Meng (Selwyn) Ng (Nanyang Technological University), Computability Theory, Diamond embeddings and minimal pairs in the r.e. truth table degrees, Charlton Room 14:00 - 14:30 Andrey Novoseltsev (Alberta), Undergraduate Mathematics Education in 21st Century: Rethinking Curriculum, Reflections on Increasing Use of Software in Teaching Mathematical Optimization, Ballroom Centre/East 14:00 - 14:30 Matthew Scott (Waterloo), Dynamics of Biological Systems, Using mathematics to untangle mechanism from physiology, McQuesten Room 14:00 - 14:30 Peter Sinclair (McMaster), Graduate Student Research Presentations, Computable Axiomatizability of Elementary Classes, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 205 14:00 - 14:30 Gregory G. Smith (Queen's), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, Parliaments of polytopes and toric vector bundles, Ballroom West 14:00 - 14:30 Alejandra Vicente-Colmenares (Waterloo), Algebraic Geometry of Moduli Spaces, Stable co-Higgs bundles over $\mathbb{P}^1 \times\mathbb{P}^1$., Buchanan Room 14:00 - 14:30 Michael Waite (Waterloo), Environmental and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, The spectral kinetic energy budget in dry convective turbulence, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 201 14:00 - 15:00 Clifton Cunningham (Calgary), Automorphic Forms and Representation Theory, From the function-sheaf dictionary to quasicharacters of $p$-adic tori, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 202 14:00 - 15:00 David Duncan (Michigan State), Geometry and Topology of Manifolds in Low-Dimensions, From instantons to quilts with seam degenerations, MacNab Room 14:00 - 15:00 Kumar Murty (Toronto), Arithmetic Algebraic Geometry, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 203 14:30 - 15:00 Mo'tassem al-Arydah (Khalifa University), Dynamics of Biological Systems, Applications of Mathematical Modelling in Managing the Spread of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in Wild Deer, McQuesten Room 14:30 - 15:00 Jacques Belair (Montreal), Dynamical Systems with Applications in Mathematical Biology, An age-structured model of erythropoiesis with dynamical destruction rate, Heritage Room 14:30 - 15:00 Carmen Bruni (UBC), Undergraduate Mathematics Education in 21st Century: Rethinking Curriculum, The Math Exam/Educational Resources Wiki, Ballroom Centre/East 14:30 - 15:00 Nicholas Kevlahan (McMaster), Environmental and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Compressive sampling for energy spectrum estimation of turbulent flows, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 201 14:30 - 15:00 Jeremy Lane (Toronto), Algebraic Geometry of Moduli Spaces, Monodromy of a Completely Integrable System, Buchanan Room 14:30 - 15:00 Andrew Marks (Caltech), Computability Theory, Poly-time Turing reducibility is universal, Charlton Room 14:30 - 15:00 Kristina Sendova (Western), Financial Mathematics, On a perturbed dual risk model with dependence between inter-gain times and gain sizes, Adelaide Room 14:30 - 15:00 Adrien Thierry (McMaster), Graduate Student Research Presentations, Inversion factor., Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 205 14:30 - 15:00 Ihsan Topaloglu (McMaster), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics, Nonlocal attractive-repulsive interaction energies of binary densities, Beckett Room 14:30 - 15:00 Maria-Grazia Viola (Lakehead), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, Classification of spatial $L^p$ AF algebras, Ballroom South 14:30 - 15:00 David Wehlau (RMC and Queen's), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, Hilbert Functions of Graded Gorenstein Ideals with an $S_n$-action., Ballroom West 15:00 - 15:30 Break, Ballroom Foyer 15:30 - 16:00 Steve Boyer (UQAM), Geometry and Topology of Manifolds in Low-Dimensions, On the Neumann and Reid conjecture concerning knots with hidden symmetries, MacNab Room 15:30 - 16:00 Clay Cressler (Queen's), Dynamics of Biological Systems, Disentangling the interaction among energy, immunity, and pathogens, McQuesten Room 15:30 - 16:00 Michael Dunphy (Waterloo), Environmental and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Internal tide generation with a background shear current, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 201 15:30 - 16:00 Dmitry Golovaty (University of Akron), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics, Solutions of Ginzburg-Landau equations in the presence of weak electric currents, Beckett Room 15:30 - 16:00 Elena Guardo (Catania), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, On the Hilbert functions of points in $\mathbb{P}^1\times \mathbb{P}^1\times \mathbb{P}^1$., Ballroom West 15:30 - 16:00 Margo Kondratieva (Memorial), Undergraduate Mathematics Education in 21st Century: Rethinking Curriculum, On the importance of combining new and old mathematical ideas, Ballroom Centre/East 15:30 - 16:00 Bill Langford (Guelph), Dynamical Systems with Applications in Mathematical Biology, Huygens' clocks revisited, Heritage Room 15:30 - 16:00 Kevin Luk (Toronto), Algebraic Geometry of Moduli Spaces, Logarithmic Courant Algebroids, Buchanan Room 15:30 - 16:00 Martino Lupini (York), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, Uniqueness, homogeneity, and universality of the noncommutative Gurarij space, Ballroom South 15:30 - 16:00 Roman Makarov (Wilfired Laurier), Financial Mathematics, Modelling Default Risk with Occupation Time, Adelaide Room 15:30 - 16:00 Paul Mezo (Carleton), Automorphic Forms and Representation Theory, Twisted endoscopy in the framework of Adams-Barbasch-Vogan, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 202 15:30 - 16:00 Yusuke Shimabukuro (McMaster), Graduate Student Research Presentations, Nonlinear waves in the integrable systems, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 205 15:30 - 16:30 Dylan Attwell-Duval (McGill), Arithmetic Algebraic Geometry, Counting cusps for orthogonal Shimura varieties, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 203 16:00 - 16:30 Nima Anvari (McMaster), Geometry and Topology of Manifolds in Low-Dimensions, Cyclic Group Actions on Contractible Four-Manifolds, MacNab Room 16:00 - 16:30 Huan (Georgia) Gao (Western), Financial Mathematics, Adelaide Room 16:00 - 16:30 Tiziana Giorgi (New Mexico State University), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics, Field-induced smectic phases in liquid crystals, Beckett Room 16:00 - 16:30 Michael Hartz (Waterloo), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, Nevanlinna-Pick spaces with subnormal multiplication operators, Ballroom South 16:00 - 16:30 Kevin Lamb (Waterloo), Environmental and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Shoaling Internal Solitary Waves in the South China Sea, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 201 16:00 - 16:30 Sergei Melkoumian (McMaster), Graduate Student Research Presentations, The Effects of Wakes and Multiple Moving Bodies on Darwinian Drift, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 205 16:00 - 16:30 Nicole Mideo (Toronto), Dynamics of Biological Systems, Explaining the complex lives of malaria parasites, McQuesten Room 16:00 - 16:30 James Mracek (Toronto), Algebraic Geometry of Moduli Spaces, Betti Numbers of Symplectic Quotients of Based Loop Groups, Buchanan Room 16:00 - 16:30 David Poole (Trent), Undergraduate Mathematics Education in 21st Century: Rethinking Curriculum, Flattening the Mathematics Curriculum, Ballroom Centre/East 16:00 - 16:30 Geo Kam-Fai Tam (McMaster), Automorphic Forms and Representation Theory, Endoscopic classification of tame supercuspidal representations of p-adic quasi-split classical groups, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 202 16:00 - 16:30 Huaiping Zhu (York), Dynamical Systems with Applications in Mathematical Biology, Bifurcation of limit cycles in predator-prey models, canard cycles and Hilbert's 16th problem, Heritage Room 16:30 - 17:00 Ali Ghasemi (McMaster), Graduate Student Research Presentations, Simulation of high Reynolds fluid flow through an array of moving cylinders, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 205 16:30 - 17:00 Eric Harper (McMaster), Geometry and Topology of Manifolds in Low-Dimensions, Virtual knots, almost classical knots, and their Alexander invariants, MacNab Room 16:30 - 17:00 Silvana Ilie (Ryerson), Dynamical Systems with Applications in Mathematical Biology, Effective methods for stochastic biochemical kinetics, Heritage Room 16:30 - 17:00 Francis Poulin (Waterloo), Environmental and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Simple Models of Oceanic Fronts, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 201 16:30 - 17:00 Mary Pugh (Toronto), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics, Special Solutions in Smectic Electroconvection, Beckett Room 16:30 - 17:00 Vladimir Troitsky (Alberta), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, Multinorms, p-multinorms, and Banach lattices, Ballroom South 16:30 - 17:00 Xinghua Alan Zhou (Western), Financial Mathematics, Misrepresentation and Capital Structure: Quantifying the Impact on Corporate Security Value, Adelaide Room 16:30 - 17:30 Hugo Chapdelaine (Laval), Automorphic Forms and Representation Theory, Real analytic Eisenstein series twisted by integral non-discrete unitary characters, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 202 16:30 - 17:30 Soroosh Yazdani (Google), Arithmetic Algebraic Geometry, Largest Prime Divisor of terms of EDS, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 203 17:00 - 17:30 Zafer Selcuk Aygin (Carleton), Graduate Student Research Presentations, Fourier series representations of new classes of eta quotients, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 205 17:00 - 17:30 Pietro-Luciano Buono (UOIT), Dynamical Systems with Applications in Mathematical Biology, Symmetry and Bifurcations in First-order Hyperbolic PDEs with Nonlocal Terms Modelling Animal Aggregation, Heritage Room 17:00 - 17:30 Francois Charette (Max Planck Institute for Mathematics), Geometry and Topology of Manifolds in Low-Dimensions, Quantum homology of orientable Lagrangian surfaces, MacNab Room 17:00 - 17:30 Sebastian Jaimungal (Toronto), Financial Mathematics, A Mean-Field Gama Approach To Optimal Execution, Adelaide Room 17:00 - 17:30 Xingpeng Jiang (Drexel), Dynamics of Biological Systems, Exploring Microbiome Dynamics by Sparse Vector Autoregessive Modeling, McQuesten Room 17:00 - 17:30 Xavier Lamy (McMaster and University of Lyon), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics, Uniaxial symmetry and biaxial escape' in nematic liquid crystals, Beckett Room 17:00 - 17:30 Alan Thompson (Waterloo), Algebraic Geometry of Moduli Spaces, Degenerations of Plane Sextics, Buchanan Room 17:00 - 17:30 Kun Wang (Toronto), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, Equivalence of two Invariants of $\text{C}^*$-algebras with the ideal property, Ballroom South 17:30 - 18:00 Nikita Nikolaev (Toronto), Algebraic Geometry of Moduli Spaces, Spectral Networks and Moduli of Flat Connections, Buchanan Room 18:00 - 18:30 Daniel Rowe (Toronto), Algebraic Geometry of Moduli Spaces, Lusztig Slices in the Affine Grassmannian, Buchanan Room