2016 CMS Winter Meeting

Niagara Falls, December 2 - 5, 2016

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 Sheraton on the Falls and Crowne Plaza in Niagara Falls.

Thursday December 1 | |

18:30 - 22:30 | CMS Executive Committee, Chef's Table - Sheraton - Fallsview Restaurant |

Friday December 2 | |

10:30 - 12:30 | CMS Development Group Luncheon, Strategy Room 3 |

12:30 - 16:30 | CMS Board of Directors Meeting, Strategy Room 3 |

16:00 - 19:00 | Registration, Great Room Prefunction |

17:00 - 18:00 | Dror Bar-Natan (University of Toronto), Public Lecture, The Hardest Math I've Ever Really Used, Great Room C |

17:45 - 18:00 | Opening Address, Great room C |

18:00 - 19:00 | Welcome Reception, Great Room Prefunction |

20:00 - 22:00 | Student Social, TBD |

Saturday December 3 | |

8:00 - 10:00 | Student LaTeX Workshop, Strategy Room 5/6, Sheraton, 5th Level |

8:00 - 18:00 | Registration, Strategy Foyer, Sheraton, 3rd Level |

8:00 - 18:00 | AARMS-CMS Student Poster Session, Strategy Foyer, Sheraton, 3rd Level |

8:00 - 8:30 | Heinz Bauschke (University of British Columbia), Large Scale Optimization: Theory, Algorithms and Applications in memoriam Jonathan Borwein, Remembering Jon Borwein, King George Room, Crowne Plaza, 5th Floor |

8:00 - 8:30 | Francesco Cellarosi (Queen's University), Stochastic Properties of Dynamical Systems, The dynamical construction of an automorphic function, Elizabeth Room, Crowne Plaza, UL Level |

8:00 - 8:30 | Richard Fournier (Université de Montréal and Dawson College), Complex Analysis and Applications, Three polynomial inequalities for the price of one!, Upper Fallsview A, Sheraton, 5th Level |

8:00 - 8:30 | Stephen Kirkland (University of Manitoba), Matrix Theory, On Random Walk Centrality, Strategy Room 7, Sheraton, 5th level |

8:00 - 8:30 | Diane Maclagan (University of Warwick), Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, Tree compactifications of the moduli space of genus zero curves, Strategy Room 1, Sheraton, 5th floor |

8:00 - 8:30 | Thomas Mark (University of Virginia), Geometry and Topology in Low Dimensions: Interactions with Floer theory, Obstructing Stein structures on contractible 4-manifolds, Niagara Room, Crowne Plaza, UL Level |

8:00 - 8:30 | John Watrous (University of Waterloo), Optimization Techniques in Quantum Information Theory, Semidefinite programming, cone programming, and quantum state discrimination, Canadian Room B, Crowne Plaza, 5th Floor |

8:00 - 8:40 | William Wylie (Syracuse), Geometric PDEs, the Einstein equation, and mathematical relativity, Weighted Ricci curvature with synthetic dimension 1, Strategy Room 2 - Sheraton - 5th floor |

8:00 - 9:00 | Ragnar-Olaf Buchweitz (Toronto), Recent Advances in Commutative Algebra, Constructing all graded torsionfree modules over quasi-homogeneous Gorenstein curve singularities, Strategy Room 3, Sheraton, 5th Level |

8:00 - 9:00 | Doug Ravenel (University of Rochester), Equivariant geometry and topology, The slice filtration revisited, Upper Fallsview B, Sheraton, 5th floor |

8:30 - 8:55 | Yu-Ru Liu (Waterloo), Analytic Number Theory, The shifted Tur\'an sieve method on tournaments, Victoria Room, Crown Plaza, UL Level |

8:30 - 9:00 | John Baldwin (Boston College), Geometry and Topology in Low Dimensions: Interactions with Floer theory, Stein fillings and SU(2) representations, Niagara Room, Crowne Plaza, UL Level |

8:30 - 9:00 | Barbara Bolognese (Fields Institute), Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, On the connectivity of dual graphs of projective curves, Strategy Room 1, Sheraton, 5th floor |

8:30 - 9:00 | Raphaël Clouâtre (University of Manitoba), Complex Analysis and Applications, Ideals and zero sets for multipliers on the ball, Upper Fallsview A, Sheraton, 5th Level |

8:30 - 9:00 | Gerda de Vries (University of Alberta), Nonlinear Evolution Equations, A Model of Microtubule Organization in the Presence of Motor Proteins, Canadian Room A, Crowne Plaza, 5th floor |

8:30 - 9:00 | Shaun Fallat (University of Regina), Matrix Theory, The Rank of Principal Submatrices and a Principal Rank Property, Strategy Room 7, Sheraton, 5th level |

8:30 - 9:00 | Mark Girard (University of Calgary), Optimization Techniques in Quantum Information Theory, Conversion witnesses for transforming quantum states under PPT-operations., Canadian Room B, Crowne Plaza, 5th Floor |

8:30 - 9:00 | Tobias Hurth (University of Toronto), Stochastic Properties of Dynamical Systems, Smooth invariant densities for switching systems on the torus, Elizabeth Room, Crowne Plaza, UL Level |

8:30 - 9:00 | Caroline Junkins (Western University), Teaching for Deeper Mathematical Engagement, The language we use to teach mathematics: a TA workshop, Boardroom C, Sheraton, 2nd floor |

8:30 - 9:00 | Fei Wang (Western University), Large Scale Optimization: Theory, Algorithms and Applications in memoriam Jonathan Borwein, Polynomial optimization by SDP and facial reduction, King George Room, Crowne Plaza, 5th Floor |

8:40 - 9:20 | Jeff Case (Pennsylvania State), Geometric PDEs, the Einstein equation, and mathematical relativity, Conformally covariant operators and scattering theory, Strategy Room 2 - Sheraton - 5th floor |

9:00 - 9:25 | Cam Stewart (Waterloo), Analytic Number Theory, Multiplicatively dependent vectors of algebraic numbers, Victoria Room, Crown Plaza, UL Level |

9:00 - 9:30 | Gilad Gour (University of Calgary), Optimization Techniques in Quantum Information Theory, Semidefinite Programming and Quantum Resource Theories, Canadian Room B, Crowne Plaza, 5th Floor |

9:00 - 9:30 | Henri Guenancia (Stony Brook University), Complex Analysis and Applications, Multiplier ideal of toric plurisubharmonic functions, Upper Fallsview A, Sheraton, 5th Level |

9:00 - 9:30 | Tim Hoheisel (McGill University), Large Scale Optimization: Theory, Algorithms and Applications in memoriam Jonathan Borwein, Epi-convergent smoothing with applications to convex-composite functions, King George Room, Crowne Plaza, 5th Floor |

9:00 - 9:30 | Robert L Jerrard (University of Toronto), Nonlinear Evolution Equations, Concentrated vorticity in the Gross-Pitaevskii equations, Canadian Room A, Crowne Plaza, 5th floor |

9:00 - 9:30 | Ilias Kotsireas (Wilfred Laurier University), Matrix Theory, Goethals-Seidel difference families with symmetric or skew base blocks, Strategy Room 7, Sheraton, 5th level |

9:00 - 9:30 | Liviu Mare (University of Regina), Equivariant geometry and topology, Equivariant cohomology of cohomogeneity one actions, Upper Fallsview B, Sheraton, 5th floor |

9:00 - 9:30 | Zhijun Qiao (University of Texas), Integrable systems and applications, Negative order integbale hierarchy and soliton equations, Boardroom B, Sheraton, 2nd Level |

9:00 - 9:30 | Rebecca R.G. (Michigan), Recent Advances in Commutative Algebra, Directed families of big Cohen-Macaulay algebras in equal characteristic, Strategy Room 3, Sheraton, 5th Level |

9:00 - 9:30 | Jerrod M. Smith (University of Toronto), CMS-Studc Student Research Session, Harmonic analysis on $p$-adic symmetric spaces, the discrete spectrum, Strategy Room 5/6, Sheraton, Level 5 |

9:00 - 9:30 | Nicola Tarasca (Fields Institute), Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, Du Val curves and the pointed Brill-Noether theorem, Strategy Room 1, Sheraton, 5th floor |

9:00 - 9:30 | Peter Taylor (Queen's University), Teaching for Deeper Mathematical Engagement, Development of a secondary mathematics curriculum based on significant works of art., Boardroom C, Sheraton, 2nd floor |

9:00 - 9:30 | Jeremy Van Horn-Morris (University of Arkansas), Geometry and Topology in Low Dimensions: Interactions with Floer theory, Incorporating genus into the Heegaard Floer differential, Niagara Room, Crowne Plaza, UL Level |

9:00 - 9:30 | Jonguk Yang (University of Toronto), Stochastic Properties of Dynamical Systems, Siegel Disks of Dissipative Hénon Maps, Elizabeth Room, Crowne Plaza, UL Level |

9:20 - 10:00 | Eric Bahuaud (Seattle University), Geometric PDEs, the Einstein equation, and mathematical relativity, Low regularity conformally compact Einstein metrics, Strategy Room 2 - Sheraton - 5th floor |

9:30 - 9:55 | Matilde Lalin (Montreal), Analytic Number Theory, A polynomial sieve in a geometric setting, Victoria Room, Crown Plaza, UL Level |

9:30 - 10:00 | Stanley Alama (McMaster University), Nonlinear Evolution Equations, Bistable transition layers with Hamiltonian Dynamics, Canadian Room A, Crowne Plaza, 5th floor |

9:30 - 10:00 | Carmen Bruni (University of Waterloo), Teaching for Deeper Mathematical Engagement, Mathematical Housing: Downsizing a First Year Proofs Course, Boardroom C, Sheraton, 2nd floor |

9:30 - 10:00 | Alexander Chernyavsky (McMaster University), CMS-Studc Student Research Session, Long-Time Stability of Standing Waves in Hamiltonian $\cal{PT}$-symmetric Chains of Coupled Pendula, Strategy Room 5/6, Sheraton, Level 5 |

9:30 - 10:00 | Eric Chitambar (Southern Illinois University), Optimization Techniques in Quantum Information Theory, A Classical Analog to Entanglement Reversibility, Canadian Room B, Crowne Plaza, 5th Floor |

9:30 - 10:00 | David Duncan (McMaster University), Geometry and Topology in Low Dimensions: Interactions with Floer theory, Heat flows for cylindrical end manifolds, Niagara Room, Crowne Plaza, UL Level |

9:30 - 10:00 | Angela Gibney (University of Georgia), Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, Combinatorial aspects of conformal blocks on the moduli space of curves, Strategy Room 1, Sheraton, 5th floor |

9:30 - 10:00 | Po Hu (Wayne State University), Equivariant geometry and topology, Derived Representation Theory, Upper Fallsview B, Sheraton, 5th floor |

9:30 - 10:00 | Nathan Ilten (Simon Fraser), Recent Advances in Commutative Algebra, Stanley-Reisner degenerations for dual quotient bundles on G(2,n), Strategy Room 3, Sheraton, 5th Level |

9:30 - 10:00 | Alexey Korepanov (University of Warwick), Stochastic Properties of Dynamical Systems, Uniform statistical properties of chaotic dynamical systems, Elizabeth Room, Crowne Plaza, UL Level |

9:30 - 10:00 | Leonid V. Kovalev (Syracuse University), Complex Analysis and Applications, Symmetrization and extension of bi-Lipschitz maps, Upper Fallsview A, Sheraton, 5th Level |

9:30 - 10:00 | Daniel Kraus (Brock University), Integrable systems and applications, Hamiltonian structure of multi-peakon sector of the FORQ (modified CH) equation, Boardroom B, Sheraton, 2nd Level |

9:30 - 10:00 | Dominique Orban (Polytechnique Montreal), Large Scale Optimization: Theory, Algorithms and Applications in memoriam Jonathan Borwein, LSLQ: An Iterative Method for Linear Least-Squares Problems with a Forward Error Minimization Property, King George Room, Crowne Plaza, 5th Floor |

9:30 - 10:00 | Rajesh Pereira (University of Guelph), Matrix Theory, Matrix methods for bounding products of zeros of polynomials., Strategy Room 7, Sheraton, 5th level |

10:00 - 10:30 | Break, Strategy Foyer, Sheraton, 3rd Level |

10:00 - 10:30 | Judging - AARMS-CMS Student Poster Session, Strategy Foyer, Sheraton, 3rd Level |

10:00 - 10:30 | Judging - AARMS-CMS Student Poster Session, Strategy Foyer, Sheraton, 3rd Level |

10:00 - 16:30 | Exhibits, Strategy Foyer, Sheraton, 3rd Level |

10:00 - 12:30 | CMS Publications Committee, Chef's Table - Sheraton - Fallsview Restaurant |

10:30 - 11:30 | Karol Zyczkowski (Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland), Plenary Lecture, On Mathematics useful in Quantum Theory (a personal perspective), Niagara Room |

11:30 - 13:30 | CMS Research Committee, Executive Boardroom - Sheraton |

11:30 - 12:30 | Donald Violette (University of Moncton), Adrien Pouliot Award, Et si on enseignait la passion?, Niagara Room, Crowne Plaza |

13:00 - 17:00 | CMS Student Committee, Chef's Table - Sheraton - Fallsview Restaurant |

13:30 - 14:30 | Louigi Addario-Berry (McGill University), Coxeter-James Prize, Probabilistic aspects of minimum spanning trees, Niagara Room, Crowne Plaza |

14:30 - 15:00 | Break, Strategy Foyer, Sheraton, 3rd Level |

15:00 - 15:25 | Daniel Fiorilli (Ottawa), Analytic Number Theory, Major arcs and moments of general arithmetical sequences, Victoria Room, Crown Plaza, UL Level |

15:00 - 15:30 | Richard Cleve (Institute for Quantum Computing, University of Waterloo), Optimization Techniques in Quantum Information Theory, Efficient Quantum Algorithms for Simulating Lindblad Evolution, Canadian Room B, Crowne Plaza, 5th Floor |

15:00 - 15:30 | Craig Fraser (University of Toronto), History and Philosophy of Mathematics, Mathematics in Library Subject Classification Systems, Boardroom B, Sheraton, 2nd Floor |

15:00 - 15:30 | Kevin Hare (University of Waterloo), Fractal Geometry, Analysis, and Applications, Families of self-affine maps, Canadian Room A, Crowne Plaza, 5th Floor |

15:00 - 15:30 | Robert L Jerrard (University of Toronto), Nonlinear PDEs and Variational Problems, Effective energy of nearly-parallel Ginzburg-Landau vortex filaments, Strategy Room 5/6, Sheraton, Level 5 |

15:00 - 15:30 | Theodore Kolokolnikov (Dalhousie University), Nonlinear Evolution Equations, A PDE model of aggregation formation in bacterial colonies, Executive Boardroom, Sheraton, 5th level |

15:00 - 15:30 | Andrew McEachern (Queen's University), Teaching for Deeper Mathematical Engagement, How Tournaments Can Change The Classroom, Boardroom C, Sheraton, 2nd floor |

15:00 - 15:30 | Vern Paulsen (University of Waterloo), Matrix Theory, Numerical Ranges and Spectral Sets, Strategy Room 7, Sheraton, 5th level |

15:00 - 15:30 | Thomas Ransford (Université Laval), Complex Analysis and Applications, Cyclic polynomials on the bidisk, Upper Fallsview A, Sheraton, 5th Level |

15:00 - 15:30 | Sandra Di Rocco (Royal Institute of Technology Stockholm), Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, Resurgence, Waldschmidt constants and Negative Curves, Strategy Room 1, Sheraton, 5th floor |

15:00 - 15:30 | Alessio Sammartano (Purdue), Recent Advances in Commutative Algebra, Blowup algebras of rational normal scrolls, Strategy Room 3, Sheraton, 5th Level |

15:00 - 15:30 | Laura Sanità (University of Waterloo), Combinatorial, Geometric, and Computational Aspects of Optimization, On the circuit diameter of some polytopes in combinatorial optimization, Elizabeth Room, Crowne Plaza, UL Level |

15:00 - 15:30 | Henry Wolkowicz (University of Waterloo), Large Scale Optimization: Theory, Algorithms and Applications in memoriam Jonathan Borwein, Low-Rank Matrix Completion (LRMC) using Nuclear Norm (NN) with Facial Reduction (FR), King George Room, Crowne Plaza, 5th Floor |

15:00 - 15:40 | Robert Haslhofer (Toronto), Geometric PDEs, the Einstein equation, and mathematical relativity, Ricci curvature and martingales, Strategy Room 2 - Sheraton - 5th floor |

15:00 - 16:00 | Anna Marie Bohmann (Vanderbilt University), Equivariant geometry and topology, Constructing equivariant cohomology theories, Upper Fallsview B, Sheraton, 5th floor |

15:30 - 15:55 | Tristan Freiberg (Waterloo), Analytic Number Theory, Poisson spacings between sums of two squares, Victoria Room, Crown Plaza, UL Level |

15:30 - 16:00 | Balázs Bárány (Budapest University of Technology and Economics), Fractal Geometry, Analysis, and Applications, On the Hausdorff dimension of self-affine sets and measures, Canadian Room A, Crowne Plaza, 5th Floor |

15:30 - 16:00 | Maxime Fortier Bourque (University of Toronto), Complex Analysis and Applications, The Teichmuller space of conformal pentagons, Upper Fallsview A, Sheraton, 5th Level |

15:30 - 16:00 | Mariya Boyko (University of Toronto), History and Philosophy of Mathematics, The changing image of mathematics in Soviet textbooks in the 1960’s and 1970’s, Boardroom B, Sheraton, 2nd Floor |

15:30 - 16:00 | Fabrice Colin (Laurentian University), Nonlinear PDEs and Variational Problems, The Effects of Dissymmetrical Nonlinearities on the Palais-Smale Condition for Elliptic Systems, Strategy Room 5/6, Sheraton, Level 5 |

15:30 - 16:00 | Douglas Farenick (University of Regina), Matrix Theory, Isometric linear maps of the space of Toeplitz matrices, Strategy Room 7, Sheraton, 5th level |

15:30 - 16:00 | Kseniya Garaschuk (Fraser Valley), Teaching for Deeper Mathematical Engagement, Collaborative exams in large university courses, Boardroom C, Sheraton, 2nd floor |

15:30 - 16:00 | Sevag Gharibian (Virginia Commonwealth University), Optimization Techniques in Quantum Information Theory, Classical approximation algorithms for quantum constraint satisfaction problems, Canadian Room B, Crowne Plaza, 5th Floor |

15:30 - 16:00 | Baasansuren Jadamba (Rochester Institute of Technology), Nonlinear Evolution Equations, Minimization of a principal eigenvalue in a mixed dispersal model, Executive Boardroom, Sheraton, 5th level |

15:30 - 16:00 | Jonathan Montano (Purdue), Recent Advances in Commutative Algebra, The Core of Monomial Ideals, Strategy Room 3, Sheraton, 5th Level |

15:30 - 16:00 | Greg Reid (Western University), Large Scale Optimization: Theory, Algorithms and Applications in memoriam Jonathan Borwein, Optimization and critical point methods for numerical characterization of real varieties, King George Room, Crowne Plaza, 5th Floor |

15:30 - 16:00 | Greg Smith (Queen's University), Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, Better Locally-Free Resolutions, Strategy Room 1, Sheraton, 5th floor |

15:30 - 16:00 | Noriyoshi Sukegawa (Chuo University), Combinatorial, Geometric, and Computational Aspects of Optimization, Improving bounds on the diameter of a polyhedron in high dimensions, Elizabeth Room, Crowne Plaza, UL Level |

15:40 - 16:20 | Ailana Fraser (University of British Columbia), Geometric PDEs, the Einstein equation, and mathematical relativity, Existence and regularity of harmonic maps into CAT(1) spaces, Strategy Room 2 - Sheraton - 5th floor |

16:00 - 16:25 | Steve Lester (CRM), Analytic Number Theory, Quantum Unique Egodicity for half integral weight autmorophic forms, Victoria Room, Crown Plaza, UL Level |

16:00 - 16:30 | Pietro-Luciano Buono (University of Ontario Institute of Technology), Nonlinear Evolution Equations, Bifurcations and dynamics of a O(2) symmetric hyperbolic PDE model for animal aggregation, Executive Boardroom, Sheraton, 5th level |

16:00 - 16:30 | Antoine Deza (McMaster University), Combinatorial, Geometric, and Computational Aspects of Optimization, Primitive Lattice Polytopes, Elizabeth Room, Crowne Plaza, UL Level |

16:00 - 16:30 | Nursel Erey (North Dakota State), Recent Advances in Commutative Algebra, Powers of Edge Ideals with Linear Quotients or Linear Resolutions, Strategy Room 3, Sheraton, 5th Level |

16:00 - 16:30 | Brian Forrest (University of Waterloo), Teaching for Deeper Mathematical Engagement, Lessons Learned from Teaching Online, Boardroom C, Sheraton, 2nd floor |

16:00 - 16:30 | John Holbrook (University of Guelph), Matrix Theory, Triply generated matrix algebras, Strategy Room 7, Sheraton, 5th level |

16:00 - 16:30 | Silvia Jiménez-Bolaños (Colgate University), Nonlinear PDEs and Variational Problems, Nonlinear Neutral Inclusions: Assemblages of Spheres and Ellipsoids., Strategy Room 5/6, Sheraton, Level 5 |

16:00 - 16:30 | Mehdi Karimi (University of Waterloo), Large Scale Optimization: Theory, Algorithms and Applications in memoriam Jonathan Borwein, Convex optimization via domain-driven barriers and primal-dual algorithms, King George Room, Crowne Plaza, 5th Floor |

16:00 - 16:30 | Lars Kastner (Fields Institute), Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, Ext and Tor on two-dimensional cyclic quotient singularities, Strategy Room 1, Sheraton, 5th floor |

16:00 - 16:30 | Igor Kriz (University of Michigan), Equivariant geometry and topology, Computations of ordinary equivariant cohomology for powers of cyclic groups of prime order, Upper Fallsview B, Sheraton, 5th floor |

16:00 - 16:30 | Saeid Molladavoudi (University of Ottawa), Optimization Techniques in Quantum Information Theory, Symmetry Reduction in Multiparty Quantum States, Canadian Room B, Crowne Plaza, 5th Floor |

16:00 - 16:30 | Allan Olley (University of Toronto), History and Philosophy of Mathematics, Celestial Mechanics as Applied Mathematics, Boardroom B, Sheraton, 2nd Floor |

16:00 - 16:30 | Luke Rogers (University of Connecticut), Fractal Geometry, Analysis, and Applications, Spectral properties of pseudodifferential operators on the Sierpinski Gasket, Canadian Room A, Crowne Plaza, 5th Floor |

16:00 - 16:30 | Eric Schippers (University of Manitoba), Complex Analysis and Applications, Conformal invariants associated with quadratic differentials, Upper Fallsview A, Sheraton, 5th Level |

16:30 - 16:55 | Sasha Mangerel (Toronto), Analytic Number Theory, On the Bivariate Erd\H{o}s-Kac Theorem and Correlations of the Mobius Function, Victoria Room, Crown Plaza, UL Level |

16:30 - 17:00 | Gwennaël Bricteux (Université de Montréal), History and Philosophy of Mathematics, What is a Diagram? Views from Category Theory and Logic, Boardroom B, Sheraton, 2nd Floor |

16:30 - 17:00 | Hoan Dang (University of Calgary), Optimization Techniques in Quantum Information Theory, Galois-unitary symmetry of mutually unbiased bases as a toy model for SIC-POVMs, Canadian Room B, Crowne Plaza, 5th Floor |

16:30 - 17:00 | Laura Escobar (Fields Institute and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, The multidegree of the multi-image variety, Strategy Room 1, Sheraton, 5th floor |

16:30 - 17:00 | Richard Hoshino (Quest University), Teaching for Deeper Mathematical Engagement, Inspiring Change Through Linear Algebra, Boardroom C, Sheraton, 2nd floor |

16:30 - 17:00 | Di Kang (Claremont Graduate University), Nonlinear Evolution Equations, Thin liquid film coating on a sphere., Executive Boardroom, Sheraton, 5th level |

16:30 - 17:00 | Sophie Kriz (unaffiliated), Equivariant geometry and topology, Equivariant cohomology and the super reciprocal plane of a hyperplane arrangement, Upper Fallsview B, Sheraton, 5th floor |

16:30 - 17:00 | Hasan Mahmood (Lahore), Recent Advances in Commutative Algebra, A NOTE ON F- IDEALS, Strategy Room 3, Sheraton, 5th Level |

16:30 - 17:00 | Cy Maor (University of Toronto), Nonlinear PDEs and Variational Problems, Non-Euclidean elasticity and asymptotic rigidity of manifolds, Strategy Room 5/6, Sheraton, Level 5 |

16:30 - 17:00 | Carla Michini (University of Wisconsin–Madison), Combinatorial, Geometric, and Computational Aspects of Optimization, Totally Unimodular Congestion Games, Elizabeth Room, Crowne Plaza, UL Level |

16:30 - 17:00 | Hristo Sendov (Western University), Large Scale Optimization: Theory, Algorithms and Applications in memoriam Jonathan Borwein, Stronger Rolle's Theorem for Complex Polynomials, King George Room, Crowne Plaza, 5th Floor |

16:30 - 17:00 | Kevin Van der Meulen (Redeemer College), Matrix Theory, Polynomial root bounds using intercyclic companion matrices, Strategy Room 7, Sheraton, 5th level |

16:30 - 17:00 | Alden Walker (Center for Communications Research - La Jolla), Fractal Geometry, Analysis, and Applications, Circle actions on the boundary of Schottky space, Canadian Room A, Crowne Plaza, 5th Floor |

16:30 - 17:00 | Michael Yampolsky (University of Toronto), Complex Analysis and Applications, Complexity of attractors of real quadratic polynomials, Upper Fallsview A, Sheraton, 5th Level |

16:40 - 17:10 | Tracey Balehowsky (Toronto), Geometric PDEs, the Einstein equation, and mathematical relativity, Determining a Riemannian metric from areas of minimal surfaces, Strategy Room 2 - Sheraton - 5th floor |

17:00 - 17:25 | Shabnam Akhtari (Oregon), Analytic Number Theory, The difficulty of proving effective results for norm form equations., Victoria Room, Crown Plaza, UL Level |

17:00 - 17:30 | Tony Bahri (Rider University), Equivariant geometry and topology, Topology and geometry of polyhedral products, Upper Fallsview B, Sheraton, 5th floor |

17:00 - 17:30 | Sedi Bartz (UBC Okanagan), Large Scale Optimization: Theory, Algorithms and Applications in memoriam Jonathan Borwein, Multi-marginal monotonicity and convex analysis, King George Room, Crowne Plaza, 5th Floor |

17:00 - 17:30 | Ignacio García (University of Waterloo), Fractal Geometry, Analysis, and Applications, Assouad dimensions of complementary sets, Canadian Room A, Crowne Plaza, 5th Floor |

17:00 - 17:30 | Maryam Ehya Jahromi (Dalhousie), Recent Advances in Commutative Algebra, Whitney's Theorem and Subideals of Monomial Ideals, Strategy Room 3, Sheraton, 5th Level |

17:00 - 17:30 | Jeremy Levick (University of Guelph and African Institute for Mathematical Sciences), Optimization Techniques in Quantum Information Theory, An Uncertainty Principle for Quantum Channels, Canadian Room B, Crowne Plaza, 5th Floor |

17:00 - 17:30 | Xin Yang Lu (McGill University), Nonlinear PDEs and Variational Problems, Geometric complexity of Voronoi cells in optimal CVTs in 3D, Strategy Room 5/6, Sheraton, Level 5 |

17:00 - 17:30 | Leonid Monin (University of Toronto), Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, NEWTON POLYHEDRA THEORY FOR GENERICLY INCONSISTENT SYSTEMS OF EQUATIONS, Strategy Room 1, Sheraton, 5th floor |

17:00 - 17:30 | Lionel Pournin (Université Paris XIII), Combinatorial, Geometric, and Computational Aspects of Optimization, Improved bounds on the diameter of lattice polytopes, Elizabeth Room, Crowne Plaza, UL Level |

17:00 - 17:30 | Mary Pugh (University of Toronto), Nonlinear Evolution Equations, A Variable Step Size Implicit-Explicit Scheme for the Solution of the Poisson-Nernst-Planck Equations, Executive Boardroom, Sheraton, 5th level |

17:00 - 17:30 | Trevor Richards (Washington and Lee University), Complex Analysis and Applications, The rational conformal modeling question, Upper Fallsview A, Sheraton, 5th Level |

17:00 - 17:30 | Margaret Stawiska-Friedland (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor), History and Philosophy of Mathematics, Tadeusz Wa\.zewski' s early works in topology, Boardroom B, Sheraton, 2nd Floor |

17:00 - 17:30 | Joseph Turnbull (Western University), Teaching for Deeper Mathematical Engagement, Creating classroom learning communities, Boardroom C, Sheraton, 2nd floor |

17:00 - 17:30 | Peter Zizler (Mount Royal University), Matrix Theory, On Non-stationary Cyclic Convolution and Combination, Strategy Room 7, Sheraton, 5th level |

17:10 - 17:40 | Shaoxiong Hou (Memorial), Geometric PDEs, the Einstein equation, and mathematical relativity, A mixed volume from the anisotropic Riesz-potential, Strategy Room 2 - Sheraton - 5th floor |

17:30 - 18:00 | Almut Burchard (University of Toronto), Nonlinear PDEs and Variational Problems, On a non-local shape optimization problem related with swarming, Strategy Room 5/6, Sheraton, Level 5 |

17:30 - 18:00 | Ada Sze Sze Chan (York University), Matrix Theory, Complex Hadamard matrices and distance regular graphs, Strategy Room 7, Sheraton, 5th level |

17:30 - 18:00 | Kai Fong Ernest Chong (Nanyang Technological), Recent Advances in Commutative Algebra, Beyond the g-theorem, Strategy Room 3, Sheraton, 5th Level |

17:30 - 18:00 | John Grant McLoughlin (University of New Brunswick), Teaching for Deeper Mathematical Engagement, Boardroom C, Sheraton, 2nd floor |

17:30 - 18:00 | Askold Khovanskii (University of Toronto), Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, RESULTANT OF LAURANT POLYNOMIALS WHOSE NEWTON POLYHEDRA ARE DEVELOPED, Strategy Room 1, Sheraton, 5th floor |

17:30 - 18:00 | David Kribs (University of Guelph), Optimization Techniques in Quantum Information Theory, Private Algebras, Private Quantum Channels, etc, Canadian Room B, Crowne Plaza, 5th Floor |

17:30 - 18:00 | Jeremy Lane (University of Toronto), Equivariant geometry and topology, Symplectic invariants of focus-focus singularities and bifurcations of integrable systems, Upper Fallsview B, Sheraton, 5th floor |

17:30 - 18:00 | Greg Lewis (University of Ontario Institute of Technology), Nonlinear Evolution Equations, Matrix-free continuation methods for electroconvection, Executive Boardroom, Sheraton, 5th level |

17:30 - 18:00 | Walaa Moursi (UBC Okanagan), Large Scale Optimization: Theory, Algorithms and Applications in memoriam Jonathan Borwein, The Douglas-Rachford algorithm in the possibly inconsistent case, King George Room, Crowne Plaza, 5th Floor |

17:30 - 18:00 | Sylvia Nickerson (York University), History and Philosophy of Mathematics, Boardroom B, Sheraton, 2nd Floor |

17:30 - 18:00 | Sebastian Pokutta (Georgia Institute of Technology), Combinatorial, Geometric, and Computational Aspects of Optimization, Lazifying Conditional Gradients, Elizabeth Room, Crowne Plaza, UL Level |

17:30 - 18:00 | Andrew Vince (University of Florida), Fractal Geometry, Analysis, and Applications, Fractal Transformations, Canadian Room A, Crowne Plaza, 5th Floor |

17:30 - 18:00 | Andrew Zimmer (University of Chicago), Complex Analysis and Applications, Negatively curved metric spaces and several complex variables, Upper Fallsview A, Sheraton, 5th Level |

18:00 - 18:30 | Hadi Kharaghani (University of Lethbridg), Matrix Theory, (0,1)-matrices arising from Generalized Hadamard matrices, Strategy Room 7, Sheraton, 5th level |

19:00 - 22:30 | Awards Banquet, Table Rock Centre - Elements on the Falls Restaurant |

Sunday December 4 | |

8:00 - 18:00 | Registration, Strategy Foyer, Sheraton, 3rd Level |

8:00 - 18:00 | AARMS-CMS Student Poster Session, Strategy Foyer, Sheraton, 3rd Level |

8:00 - 8:30 | Stephen Anco (Brock University), Nonlinear PDEs and Variational Problems, A vortex filament equation with peakon solutions, Strategy Room 5/6, Sheraton, Level 5 |

8:00 - 8:30 | Luc Belair (UQAM), Mathematical Logic, Recognizable sets of power series over a finite field, Executive Boardroom, Sheraton, 5th Level |

8:00 - 8:30 | Ilia Binder (University of Toronto), Complex Analysis and Applications, The Exploration process for critical percolation converges to SLE$_6$ polynomially fast., Upper Fallsview A, Sheraton, 5th Level |

8:00 - 8:30 | Florin Diacu (University of Victoria), Recent Advances in Dynamical Systems and Bifurcation Theory, Bifurcations in the N-body problem when the space curvature varies, Great Room B, Sheraton, 3rd Level |

8:00 - 8:30 | Yuri Faenza (Columbia University), Combinatorial, Geometric, and Computational Aspects of Optimization, An invitation to 2-level polytopes, Elizabeth Room, Crowne Plaza, UL Level |

8:00 - 8:30 | Nathan Ilten (Simon Fraser), Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, Dual curves, Newton polygons, and tropicalization, Strategy Room 1, Sheraton, 5th floor |

8:00 - 8:30 | Fernando Kasun (University of Maryland), Stochastic Properties of Dynamical Systems, An Error Term in the Central Limit Theorem for Sums of Discrete Random Variables, Brock Room, Crowne Plaza, UL Level |

8:00 - 8:30 | Andrew McEachern (Queen’s), Improving success rates in first year calculus, How to Get an A in Math: An Updated Perspective, Rainbow Salon, Crowne Plaza, 10th Floor |

8:00 - 8:30 | Peter Miller (University of Michigan), Integrable systems and applications, Semiclassical Aspects of the Three-Wave Resonant Interaction, Fallsview Studio C, Sheraton, 3rd Level |

8:00 - 8:30 | Tetsu Mizumachi (Hiroshima University), Nonlinear Evolution Equations, Asymptotic linear stability of line solitary waves of the Benney-Luke equation, Great Room A, Sheraton, 3rd Level |

8:00 - 8:30 | Erick Schulz (McGill), Recent Advances in Structure-Preserving Discretizations, Convergence of Discrete Exterior Calculus, Fallsview Studio B, Sheraton, 3rd level |

8:00 - 8:30 | József Vass (York University), Large Scale Optimization: Theory, Algorithms and Applications in memoriam Jonathan Borwein, Minimization of the Inverse Problem Error between the Solutions of the KCE Equations and Experimental Data, King George Room, Crowne Plaza, 5th Floor |

8:00 - 8:30 | Xiaoying Wang (University of Ottawa), Mathematical Population Biology, Pattern formation of a predator-prey model with the cost of anti-predator behaviors, Strategy Room 7, Sheraton, 5th level |

8:00 - 8:30 | Karol Zyczkowski (Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland), Optimization Techniques in Quantum Information Theory, Distinguishing generic quantum states, Canadian Room B, Crowne Plaza, 5th Floor |

8:00 - 8:40 | Jie Xiao (Memorial), Geometric PDEs, the Einstein equation, and mathematical relativity, p-capacity in 3-manifold, Strategy Room 2 - Sheraton - 5th floor |

8:00 - 8:50 | Jonathan Hanselman (University of Texas at Austin), Geometry and Topology in Low Dimensions: Interactions with Floer theory, Bordered Floer modules as immersed curves in the torus, Great Room C, Sheraton, 3rd Level |

8:00 - 9:00 | Christin Bibby (University of Western Ontario), Equivariant geometry and topology, Representation stability for the cohomology of arrangements associated to root systems, Upper Fallsview B, Sheraton, 5th floor |

8:30 - 8:55 | Kevin Hare (Waterloo), Analytic Number Theory, Continued Logarithms, Victoria Room, Crown Plaza, UL Level |

8:30 - 9:00 | Almaz Butaev (Concordia University), Mathematical Population Biology, On the Skellam model with time delay and non-zero drift, Strategy Room 7, Sheraton, 5th level |

8:30 - 9:00 | Jinbing Chen (Southeast University), Integrable systems and applications, The backward Neumann system to the construction of algebro-geometric solutions of the negative-order KdV hierarchy, Fallsview Studio C, Sheraton, 3rd Level |

8:30 - 9:00 | Matt Davison (University of Western Ontario), Financial and Actuarial Mathematics, Approximating the Value of Oil Storage Options using Forward Dynamic Optimization, Fallsview Studio A, Sheraton, Level 3 |

8:30 - 9:00 | Trubee Davison, Fractal Geometry, Analysis, and Applications, A Positive Operator-Valued Measure Associated to an Iterated Function System, Canadian Room A, Crowne Plaza, 5th Floor |

8:30 - 9:00 | Mark Demers (Fairfield university), Stochastic Properties of Dynamical Systems, Escape rates and limiting distributions for intermittent maps with holes, Brock Room, Crowne Plaza, UL Level |

8:30 - 9:00 | Yanxia Deng (Queen's University), Recent Advances in Dynamical Systems and Bifurcation Theory, Conley-Zehnder index and bifurcation of fixed points of Hamiltonian maps., Great Room B, Sheraton, 3rd Level |

8:30 - 9:00 | Brian Forrest (Waterloo), Improving success rates in first year calculus, Can digital assets help improve Calculus performance?, Rainbow Salon, Crowne Plaza, 10th Floor |

8:30 - 9:00 | Levon Haykazyan (Waterloo), Mathematical Logic, Constructing Quasiminimal Structures, Executive Boardroom, Sheraton, 5th Level |

8:30 - 9:00 | Jack Jefferies (Michigan), Recent Advances in Commutative Algebra, Local Okounkov Bodies and Limits in Positive Characteristic, Strategy Room 3, Sheraton, 5th Level |

8:30 - 9:00 | Homayun Karimi (McMaster University), CMS-Studc Student Research Session, Boardroom B, Sheraton |

8:30 - 9:00 | Will Kazez (Georgia), Geometric Group Theory and Topology in Low Dimensions, Tautness of foliations, Boardroom C, Sheraton, 2nd Floor |

8:30 - 9:00 | Jon Lee (University of Michigan), Combinatorial, Geometric, and Computational Aspects of Optimization, Volumetric tuning of sBB for global optimization of factorable formulations, Elizabeth Room, Crowne Plaza, UL Level |

8:30 - 9:00 | Yoav Len (Institute and the University of Waterloo), Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, A tropical Clifford's theorem, Strategy Room 1, Sheraton, 5th floor |

8:30 - 9:00 | Javad Mashreghi (Université Laval), Complex Analysis and Applications, Approximation via Toeplitz operators, Upper Fallsview A, Sheraton, 5th Level |

8:30 - 9:00 | Geoff McGregor (McGill University), Nonlinear PDEs and Variational Problems, The Generalized Equal Area Principle, Strategy Room 5/6, Sheraton, Level 5 |

8:30 - 9:00 | Hung Phan (University of Massachusetts Lowell), Large Scale Optimization: Theory, Algorithms and Applications in memoriam Jonathan Borwein, Applying Geometric Constraints in Three Dimensions, King George Room, Crowne Plaza, 5th Floor |

8:30 - 9:00 | Zbigniew Puchala (Polish Academy of Science), Optimization Techniques in Quantum Information Theory, Asymptotic properties of random quantum channels, Canadian Room B, Crowne Plaza, 5th Floor |

8:30 - 9:00 | Gantumur Tsogtgerel (McGill), Recent Advances in Structure-Preserving Discretizations, Approximation properties of finite element exterior calculus, Fallsview Studio B, Sheraton, 3rd level |

8:30 - 9:00 | Tyler Wilson (Fields Institute), Nonlinear Evolution Equations, Stabilization, Extension and Unification of the Lattice Boltzmann Method Using Information Theory, Great Room A, Sheraton, 3rd Level |

8:40 - 9:20 | Marcus Khuri (SUNY Stony Brook), Geometric PDEs, the Einstein equation, and mathematical relativity, The area-angular momentum-charge inequality for black holes in cosmological spacetimes, Strategy Room 2 - Sheraton - 5th floor |

9:00 - 9:25 | Steve Gonek (Rochester), Analytic Number Theory, The distribution of positive and negative values of Hardy's $Z$-function, Victoria Room, Crown Plaza, UL Level |

9:00 - 9:30 | William C. Abram (Hillsdale College), Fractal Geometry, Analysis, and Applications, Intersections of Cantor Sets and Self-Similarity, Canadian Room A, Crowne Plaza, 5th Floor |

9:00 - 9:30 | Ali Alilooee (Western Illinois), Recent Advances in Commutative Algebra, REGULARITY OF POWERS OF UNICYCLIC GRAPHS, Strategy Room 3, Sheraton, 5th Level |

9:00 - 9:30 | Stephen Anco (Brock University), Integrable systems and applications, Integrable multi-component peakon equations from a modified AKNS scheme, Fallsview Studio C, Sheraton, 3rd Level |

9:00 - 9:30 | Tahir Choulli (University of Alberta), Financial and Actuarial Mathematics, Risk Decomposition with Application to Mortality/Longevity Securitization, Fallsview Studio A, Sheraton, Level 3 |

9:00 - 9:30 | Dmitry Dolgopyat (Univerisity of Maryland), Stochastic Properties of Dynamical Systems, Renewal Theorem for Infinite Measure Systems, Brock Room, Crowne Plaza, UL Level |

9:00 - 9:30 | Doug Farenick (University of Regina), Optimization Techniques in Quantum Information Theory, Some extremal properties of quantum probability measures, Canadian Room B, Crowne Plaza, 5th Floor |

9:00 - 9:30 | Ricardo Fukasawa (University of Waterloo), Combinatorial, Geometric, and Computational Aspects of Optimization, Implementing the (not so) trivial lifting problem, Elizabeth Room, Crowne Plaza, UL Level |

9:00 - 9:30 | Ting-Hao Hsu (McMaster University), Mathematical Population Biology, Bifurcation delay and the entry-exit relation, Strategy Room 7, Sheraton, 5th level |

9:00 - 9:30 | Diana Hubbard (University of Michigan), Geometric Group Theory and Topology in Low Dimensions, On the annular refinement of Khovanov homology, Boardroom C, Sheraton, 2nd Floor |

9:00 - 9:30 | Tyler Meadows (McMaster University), CMS-Studc Student Research Session, Boardroom B, Sheraton, 2nd Level |

9:00 - 9:30 | Leonardo Mihalcea (Virginia Tech), Equivariant geometry and topology, Chern-Schwartz-MacPherson classes for Schubert cells and characteristic cycles, Upper Fallsview B, Sheraton, 5th floor |

9:00 - 9:30 | Manuele Santoprete (Wilfred Laurier University), Recent Advances in Dynamical Systems and Bifurcation Theory, Canonoid and Poissonoid Transformations, Symmetries and bi-Hamiltonian structures., Great Room B, Sheraton, 3rd Level |

9:00 - 9:30 | Matt Thomas and Megan Martinez (Ithaca), Improving success rates in first year calculus, “Points”-less Calculus, Rainbow Salon, Crowne Plaza, 10th Floor |

9:00 - 9:30 | Dylan Thurston (Indiana University Bloomington), Complex Analysis and Applications, Degenerating Riemann surfaces and elastic graphs, Upper Fallsview A, Sheraton, 5th Level |

9:00 - 9:30 | Ihsan A. Topaloglu (Virginia Commonwealth University), Nonlinear Evolution Equations, Droplet phase in a nonlocal isoperimetric problem under confinement, Great Room A, Sheraton, 3rd Level |

9:00 - 9:30 | Martin Ulirsch (Fields Institute), Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, Tropical and non-Archimedean geometry of toric stacks -- with a view towards twisted Losev-Manin spaces, Strategy Room 1, Sheraton, 5th floor |

9:00 - 9:30 | Francis Valiquette (State University of New York, New Paltz), Recent Advances in Structure-Preserving Discretizations, Symmetry-Preserving Numerical Schemes, Fallsview Studio B, Sheraton, 3rd level |

9:00 - 9:30 | Li Wang (University at Buffalo), Nonlinear PDEs and Variational Problems, Modeling and simulation of multiscale crowd dynamics with emotional contagion, Strategy Room 5/6, Sheraton, Level 5 |

9:00 - 9:30 | Shawn Wang (UBC Okanagan), Large Scale Optimization: Theory, Algorithms and Applications in memoriam Jonathan Borwein, Generalized quadratic functions and epiconvergences, King George Room, Crowne Plaza, 5th Floor |

9:00 - 9:50 | Kristen Hendricks (Michigan State University), Geometry and Topology in Low Dimensions: Interactions with Floer theory, Involutive Heegaard Floer homology, Great Room C, Sheraton, 3rd Level |

9:00 - 10:00 | Rahim Moosa (Waterloo), Mathematical Logic, An application of model theory to noncommutative algebra, Executive Boardroom, Sheraton, 5th Level |

9:20 - 10:00 | Lydia Bieri (University of Michigan), Geometric PDEs, the Einstein equation, and mathematical relativity, The Cauchy Problem for the Einstein Equations and Gravitational Radiation, Strategy Room 2 - Sheraton - 5th floor |

9:30 - 9:55 | Eyal Goren (McGill), Analytic Number Theory, p-adic dynamics of Hecke operators, Victoria Room, Crown Plaza, UL Level |

9:30 - 10:00 | Jennifer Biermann (Hobart and William Smith Colleges), Recent Advances in Commutative Algebra, Bounds on the regularity of toric ideals of graphs, Strategy Room 3, Sheraton, 5th Level |

9:30 - 10:00 | Alexander Bihlo (Memorial University), Recent Advances in Structure-Preserving Discretizations, Well-balanced mimetic mesh-based and meshless schemes for the shallow-water equations with bottom topography, Fallsview Studio B, Sheraton, 3rd level |

9:30 - 10:00 | Ilia Binder (University of Toronto), Fractal Geometry, Analysis, and Applications, Multifractal spectrum of SLE boundary collisions., Canadian Room A, Crowne Plaza, 5th Floor |

9:30 - 10:00 | Abel Cadenillas (University of Alberta), Financial and Actuarial Mathematics, Optimal Investment and Liability Ratio Policies in a Multidimensional Regime Switching Model, Fallsview Studio A, Sheraton, Level 3 |

9:30 - 10:00 | Alexei Cheviakov (University of Saskatchewan), Integrable systems and applications, A Recursion Formula for the Construction of Local Conservation Laws of Differential Equations, Fallsview Studio C, Sheraton, 3rd Level |

9:30 - 10:00 | Santanu Dey (Georgia Institute of Technology), Combinatorial, Geometric, and Computational Aspects of Optimization, Some cut generating functions for second-order conic sets, Elizabeth Room, Crowne Plaza, UL Level |

9:30 - 10:00 | Mohammad El Smaily (University of New Brunswick), Nonlinear Evolution Equations, Homogenization and influence of fragmentation on reaction-diffusion fronts, Great Room A, Sheraton, 3rd Level |

9:30 - 10:00 | Nicholas Faulkner (University of Ontario Institute of Technology), Recent Advances in Dynamical Systems and Bifurcation Theory, Equivariant KAM Theorem, Great Room B, Sheraton, 3rd Level |

9:30 - 10:00 | Jan Feys (McMaster University), Nonlinear PDEs and Variational Problems, A spectral scheme for nonlinear integro-differential equations with discontinuity propagation; application to epidemic models, Strategy Room 5/6, Sheraton, Level 5 |

9:30 - 10:00 | Kimberly Herder (Guelph), Improving success rates in first year calculus, Facing the Challenges of Entry Level Calculus, Rainbow Salon, Crowne Plaza, 10th Floor |

9:30 - 10:00 | Yao Li (University of Massachusetts Amherst), Stochastic Properties of Dynamical Systems, Polynomial convergence rate to nonequilibrium steady-state, Brock Room, Crowne Plaza, UL Level |

9:30 - 10:00 | Sam Payne (Yale University), Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, Top weight cohomology of moduli spaces of curves, Strategy Room 1, Sheraton, 5th floor |

9:30 - 10:00 | Sarah Plosker (Brandon University), Optimization Techniques in Quantum Information Theory, Optimal bounds on fidelity of quantum state transfer with respect to errors, Canadian Room B, Crowne Plaza, 5th Floor |

9:30 - 10:00 | J.C. Saunders (University of Waterloo), CMS-Studc Student Research Session, Boardroom B, Sheraton, 2nd Level |

9:30 - 10:00 | Mentor Stafa (Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis), Equivariant geometry and topology, Spaces of commuting elements in Lie groups, Upper Fallsview B, Sheraton, 5th floor |

9:30 - 10:00 | Mohamed Tawhid (Thompson Rivers University), Large Scale Optimization: Theory, Algorithms and Applications in memoriam Jonathan Borwein, Genetic whale optimization algorithm for minimizing molecular potential energy function, King George Room, Crowne Plaza, 5th Floor |

9:30 - 10:00 | Nicholas Vlamis (University of Michigan), Geometric Group Theory and Topology in Low Dimensions, Graphs of curves on infinite-type surfaces, Boardroom C, Sheraton, 2nd Floor |

9:30 - 10:00 | Gail Wolkowicz (McMaster University), Mathematical Population Biology, Analysis of a simplified model of anaerobic digestion, Strategy Room 7, Sheraton, 5th level |

9:30 - 10:00 | Malik Younsi (University of Washington), Complex Analysis and Applications, Constructive approximation by Julia sets, Upper Fallsview A, Sheraton, 5th Level |

10:00 - 10:30 | Break, Strategy Foyer, Sheraton, 3rd Level |

10:00 - 16:30 | Exhibits, Strategy Foyer, Sheraton, 3rd Level |

10:30 - 11:30 | CMS Education Committee, Chef's Table - Sheraton - Fallsview Restaurant |

10:30 - 11:30 | Diane Maclagan (University of Warwick), Plenary Lecture, Tropical Geometry, Great Room C |

11:30 - 12:30 | Daniel Wise (McGill University), Jeffery-Williams Prize, The Cubical Route to Understanding Groups, Great Room C |

12:30 - 14:00 | CMS Town Hall, Great Room B |

13:00 - 13:30 | Ross Willard (Waterloo), Mathematical Logic, J\'{o}nsson's finite basis problem for finite algebras, Strategy Room 5/6, Sheraton, 5th Level |

13:30 - 14:00 | Matthew Moore (McMaster), Mathematical Logic, Dualizable congruence modular algebras have a cube term, Strategy Room 5/6, Sheraton, 5th Level |

14:00 - 15:00 | Glen Van Brummelen (Quest University), Plenary Lecture, History for the Future: Heavenly Storytelling in the Mathematics Classroom, Great Room C |

15:00 - 15:30 | Break, Strategy Foyer, Sheraton, 3rd Level |

15:00 - 15:30 | Julienne Kabre (Illinois Institute of Technology), Recent Advances in Structure-Preserving Discretizations, An Energy-Preserving Discretization for the Poisson-Nernst-Planck Equations, Fallsview Studio B, Sheraton, 3rd level |

15:00 - 15:30 | Hyejin Ku (York University), Financial and Actuarial Mathematics, Portfolio Optimization for a Large Investor under Partial Information and Price Impact, Fallsview Studio A, Sheraton, Level 3 |

15:30 - 15:55 | Alexander Dahl (York), Analytic Number Theory, Distribution of class numbers in continued fraction families of real quadratic fields, Victoria Room, Crown Plaza, UL Level |

15:30 - 16:00 | Mark Ablowitz (University of Colorado at Boulder), Integrable systems and applications, Rogue waves in water and light, Fallsview Studio C, Sheraton, 3rd Level |

15:30 - 16:00 | Werner Bauer (Imperial College London), Recent Advances in Structure-Preserving Discretizations, Variational integrators for anelastic and pseudo-incompressible flows, Fallsview Studio B, Sheraton, 3rd level |

15:30 - 16:00 | Maritza Branker (Niagara University), Improving success rates in first year calculus, Homework Portfolios: Allowing students to critically think about their learning, Rainbow Salon, Crowne Plaza, 10th Floor |

15:30 - 16:00 | Ed Furman (York University), Financial and Actuarial Mathematics, Gini-Type Measures of Risk and Variability: Gini Shortfall, Capital Allocations, and Heavy-Tailed Risks, Fallsview Studio A, Sheraton, Level 3 |

15:30 - 16:00 | Alex Grigo (University of Oklahoma), Stochastic Properties of Dynamical Systems, A study of a billiard like dynamical system, Brock Room, Crowne Plaza, UL Level |

15:30 - 16:00 | Chi-Kwong Li (College of William and Mary), Optimization Techniques in Quantum Information Theory, Quantum states with prescribed reduced states, and special Quantum channels, Canadian Room B, Crowne Plaza, 5th Floor |

15:30 - 16:00 | Chiu-Ju Lin (McMaster University), Mathematical Population Biology, Modeling the trade-off between transmissibility and contact in infectious disease dynamics, Strategy Room 7, Sheraton, 5th level |

15:30 - 16:00 | Francesco Lin (Princeton University), Geometry and Topology in Low Dimensions: Interactions with Floer theory, Khovanov homology in characteristic two and $Pin(2)$-symmetry, Great Room C, Sheraton, 3rd Level |

15:30 - 16:00 | Adam Lowrance (Vassar College), Geometric Group Theory and Topology in Low Dimensions, The Jones polynomial of almost alternating and Turaev genus one links, Boardroom C, Sheraton, 2nd Floor |

15:30 - 16:00 | Yves Lucet (UBC Okanagan), Large Scale Optimization: Theory, Algorithms and Applications in memoriam Jonathan Borwein, Approximate Subdifferential Computation in Computational Convex Analysis, King George Room, Crowne Plaza, 5th Floor |

15:30 - 16:00 | Sarah Mayes-Tang (Quest), Recent Advances in Commutative Algebra, Betti tables of graded systems of ideals, Strategy Room 3, Sheraton, 5th Level |

15:30 - 16:00 | Dmitry Pelinovsky (McMaster University), Recent Advances in Dynamical Systems and Bifurcation Theory, Bifurcations of self-similar solutions in slow diffusion equations, Great Room B, Sheraton, 3rd Level |

15:30 - 16:00 | Yurij Salmaniw (McMaster University), CMS-Studc Student Research Session, Boardroom B, Sheraton, 2nd Level |

15:30 - 16:00 | Kristin Shaw (Fields Institute and Technische Uiversitat Berlin), Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, Non-existence of torically maximal hypersurfaces, Strategy Room 1, Sheraton, 5th floor |

15:30 - 16:00 | Levent Tuncel (University of Waterloo), Combinatorial, Geometric, and Computational Aspects of Optimization, Geometric and analytic properties of MaxCut SDP, Elizabeth Room, Crowne Plaza, UL Level |

15:30 - 16:00 | Boming Yu (Huazhong University of Science and Technology), Fractal Geometry, Analysis, and Applications, A review on the fractal geometry theory for porous media and its applications, Canadian Room A, Crowne Plaza, 5th Floor |

15:30 - 16:10 | Gantumur Tsogtgerel (McGill), Geometric PDEs, the Einstein equation, and mathematical relativity, A prescribed scalar-mean curvature problem, Strategy Room 2 - Sheraton - 5th floor |

15:30 - 16:30 | Barbara Csima (Waterloo), Mathematical Logic, Degrees of Categoricity on a Cone, Strategy Room 5/6, Sheraton, 5th Level |

15:30 - 16:30 | Laura Escobar (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Equivariant geometry and topology, Torus orbits inside matrix Schubert and brick varieties, Upper Fallsview B, Sheraton, 5th floor |

16:00 - 16:25 | Alia Hamieh (Lethbridge), Analytic Number Theory, Non-Vanishing of Central Values of Rankin-Selberg $L$-Functions, Victoria Room, Crown Plaza, UL Level |

16:00 - 16:30 | Hans Boden (McMaster University), Geometry and Topology in Low Dimensions: Interactions with Floer theory, Concordance of virtual knots, Great Room C, Sheraton, 3rd Level |

16:00 - 16:30 | Laurent Charette (University of British Colombia), Recent Advances in Dynamical Systems and Bifurcation Theory, Pattern Formation on a Time Dependent Spherical Cap, Great Room B, Sheraton, 3rd Level |

16:00 - 16:30 | Seth Chart (Towson University), Stochastic Properties of Dynamical Systems, Statistical properties of intermittent generalized baker's transformation via anisotropic Banach spaces and renewal methods, Brock Room, Crowne Plaza, UL Level |

16:00 - 16:30 | Konstantinos Georgiou (Ryerson University), Combinatorial, Geometric, and Computational Aspects of Optimization, Geometric and Computational Aspects for Attacking Combinatorial Optimization Problems Using Semi-Definite Programs, Elizabeth Room, Crowne Plaza, UL Level |

16:00 - 16:30 | Philip Greenspoon (University of Toronto), Mathematical Population Biology, Parasite transmission among relatives halts Red Queen dynamics, Strategy Room 7, Sheraton, 5th level |

16:00 - 16:30 | Richard Hoshino (Quest University), Large Scale Optimization: Theory, Algorithms and Applications in memoriam Jonathan Borwein, Solving Quadratic Optimization Problems using the Cauchy-Schwarz Inequality, King George Room, Crowne Plaza, 5th Floor |

16:00 - 16:30 | Svenja Huntemann (Dalhousie), Recent Advances in Commutative Algebra, Simplicial Complexes of Strong Placement Games, Strategy Room 3, Sheraton, 5th Level |

16:00 - 16:30 | Cody Hyndman (Concordia University), Financial and Actuarial Mathematics, A geometric approach to arbitrage-free modelling, estimation, and prediction, Fallsview Studio A, Sheraton, Level 3 |

16:00 - 16:30 | Tao Li (Boston College), Geometric Group Theory and Topology in Low Dimensions, Heegaard genus and degree-one map, Boardroom C, Sheraton, 2nd Floor |

16:00 - 16:30 | Daniel McQuillan (Norwich), Improving success rates in first year calculus, Please reveal the beauty—do not hide the beauty—of the best theorems of calculus!, Rainbow Salon, Crowne Plaza, 10th Floor |

16:00 - 16:30 | Artur Palha (Eindhoven University of Technology), Recent Advances in Structure-Preserving Discretizations, High order mimetic discretizations, Fallsview Studio B, Sheraton, 3rd level |

16:00 - 16:30 | Barbara Prinari (University of Colorado), Integrable systems and applications, Discrete solitons for the focusing Ablowitz-Ladik equation with non-zero boundary conditions via inverse scattering transform, Fallsview Studio C, Sheraton, 3rd Level |

16:00 - 16:30 | Daniel Puzzuoli (Institute for Quantum Computing at University of Waterloo), Optimization Techniques in Quantum Information Theory, Ancilla dimension in quantum channel discrimination, Canadian Room B, Crowne Plaza, 5th Floor |

16:00 - 16:30 | Daniel Slonim (Purdue University), Fractal Geometry, Analysis, and Applications, Path Sets and Interleaving, Canadian Room A, Crowne Plaza, 5th Floor |

16:00 - 16:30 | Liang Wang (McMaster University), CMS-Studc Student Research Session, Boardroom B, Sheraton, 2nd Level |

16:00 - 16:30 | Robert Williams (Texas A&M University), Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, Minkowski sums of algebraic varieties, Strategy Room 1, Sheraton, 5th floor |

16:10 - 16:50 | Spyros Alexakis (Toronto), Geometric PDEs, the Einstein equation, and mathematical relativity, Strategy Room 2 - Sheraton - 5th floor |

16:30 - 16:55 | Allysa Lumley (York), Analytic Number Theory, A Zero Density Result for the Riemann Zeta Function, Victoria Room, Crown Plaza, UL Level |

16:30 - 17:00 | Hiraku Abe (McMaster University), Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, A Weyl character formula for Hessenberg varieties, Strategy Room 1, Sheraton, 5th floor |

16:30 - 17:00 | Alan Ableson (Queen's), Improving success rates in first year calculus, Comparing a Lecture-Focused and a Blended Calculus Course, Rainbow Salon, Crowne Plaza, 10th Floor |

16:30 - 17:00 | Ben Bolker (McMaster University), Mathematical Population Biology, Stochastic mutation-selection-drift models of parasite virulence evolution, Strategy Room 7, Sheraton, 5th level |

16:30 - 17:00 | Jianyu Chen (University of Massachusetts Amherst), Stochastic Properties of Dynamical Systems, Statistical properties of one-dimensional expanding maps with poor singularities, Brock Room, Crowne Plaza, UL Level |

16:30 - 17:00 | Jiawei Chen (Southwest University, China), Large Scale Optimization: Theory, Algorithms and Applications in memoriam Jonathan Borwein, Optimality conditions of constrained inverse variational inequalities via image space analysis, King George Room, Crowne Plaza, 5th Floor |

16:30 - 17:00 | Matthew Jordan (McMaster University), CMS-Studc Student Research Session, The Eerie Oneness of Mathematics and Physics, Boardroom B, Sheraton, 2nd Level |

16:30 - 17:00 | Yael Karshon (University of Toronto), Equivariant geometry and topology, Maximal torus actions on complex manifolds with fixed points, Upper Fallsview B, Sheraton, 5th floor |

16:30 - 17:00 | Petko Kitanov (University of Ottawa), Recent Advances in Dynamical Systems and Bifurcation Theory, Dynamics of meandering spiral waves with weak lattice perturbations, Great Room B, Sheraton, 3rd Level |

16:30 - 17:00 | Herb Kunze (University of Guelph), Fractal Geometry, Analysis, and Applications, Star-Shaped Set Inversion Map Fractals, Canadian Room A, Crowne Plaza, 5th Floor |

16:30 - 17:00 | Adam Metzler (Wilfrid Laurier University), Financial and Actuarial Mathematics, A Simple and Accurate Approximation to the Early Exercise Boundary for American Put Options, Fallsview Studio A, Sheraton, Level 3 |

16:30 - 17:00 | Alexander Odesski (Brock University), Integrable systems and applications, A family of integrable evolution equations of third order, Fallsview Studio C, Sheraton, 3rd Level |

16:30 - 17:00 | Tamon Stephen (Simon Fraser University), Combinatorial, Geometric, and Computational Aspects of Optimization, On the Circuit Diameter Conjecture, Elizabeth Room, Crowne Plaza, UL Level |

16:30 - 17:00 | Jonny Stephenson (Waterloo), Mathematical Logic, Structures of finite computable dimension, Strategy Room 5/6, Sheraton, 5th Level |

16:30 - 17:00 | Ari Stern (Washington University in St. Louis), Recent Advances in Structure-Preserving Discretizations, Multisymplectic HDG methods, Fallsview Studio B, Sheraton, 3rd level |

16:30 - 17:00 | Zoran Sunic (Texas A&M), Geometric Group Theory and Topology in Low Dimensions, Left Relatively Convex Subgroups, Boardroom C, Sheraton, 2nd Floor |

16:30 - 17:00 | David Wehlau (RMC/Queen's), Recent Advances in Commutative Algebra, Homogeneous regular sequences and symmetric group actions, Strategy Room 3, Sheraton, 5th Level |

16:30 - 17:00 | Ian Zemke (University of California, Los Angeles), Geometry and Topology in Low Dimensions: Interactions with Floer theory, Link cobordisms and functoriality in link Floer homology, Great Room C, Sheraton, 3rd Level |

16:30 - 17:00 | Xiaohong Zhang (University of Manitoba), Optimization Techniques in Quantum Information Theory, Hadamard diagonalizable PST graphs, Canadian Room B, Crowne Plaza, 5th Floor |

16:50 - 17:30 | Stefanos Aretakis (Toronto), Geometric PDEs, the Einstein equation, and mathematical relativity, Asymptotics for the wave equation and the black hole stability problem, Strategy Room 2 - Sheraton - 5th floor |

17:00 - 17:25 | Asif Zaman (Toronto), Analytic Number Theory, Brun-Titchmarsh analogue for the Chebotarev density theorem, Victoria Room, Crown Plaza, UL Level |

17:00 - 17:30 | H. Praise Adeyemo (Fields Institute and the University of Ibadan, Nigeria), Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, Equivariant Cohomology Theories and The Pattern Map, Strategy Room 1, Sheraton, 5th floor |

17:00 - 17:30 | Jason Bramburger (University of Ottawa), Recent Advances in Dynamical Systems and Bifurcation Theory, Spiral wave solutions to lambda-omega lattice dynamical systems, Great Room B, Sheraton, 3rd Level |

17:00 - 17:30 | Wenzhao Chen (Michigan State University), Geometry and Topology in Low Dimensions: Interactions with Floer theory, Upsilon invariant and Cabling, Great Room C, Sheraton, 3rd Level |

17:00 - 17:30 | Karsten Hempel (McMaster University), Mathematical Population Biology, Estimating epidemic coupling between populations from invasion times, Strategy Room 7, Sheraton, 5th level |

17:00 - 17:30 | Tom Hurd (McMaster University), Financial and Actuarial Mathematics, Symmetric Cascades in Banking Networks, Fallsview Studio A, Sheraton, Level 3 |

17:00 - 17:30 | Claude Laflamme (Calgary), Mathematical Logic, Logic in Calgary, some recent projects, Strategy Room 5/6, Sheraton, 5th Level |

17:00 - 17:30 | Christine Lee (UT Austin), Geometric Group Theory and Topology in Low Dimensions, A trivial tail homology for non A-adequate links., Boardroom C, Sheraton, 2nd Floor |

17:00 - 17:30 | George Papamikos (University of Reading, UK), Integrable systems and applications, On Darboux transformations of the vector sine-Gordon equation and related structures, Fallsview Studio C, Sheraton, 3rd Level |

17:00 - 17:30 | Jamie Sikora (Centre for Quantum Technologies, National University of Singapore), Optimization Techniques in Quantum Information Theory, Completely Positive Semidefinite Rank, Canadian Room B, Crowne Plaza, 5th Floor |

17:00 - 17:30 | Reyer Sjamaar (Cornell University), Equivariant geometry and topology, Convexity properties of presymplectic Hamiltonian actions, Upper Fallsview B, Sheraton, 5th floor |

17:00 - 17:30 | Terry Soo (Kansas), Stochastic Properties of Dynamical Systems, A monotone isomorphism theorem, Brock Room, Crowne Plaza, UL Level |

17:00 - 17:30 | Stefan Sremac (University of Waterloo), Large Scale Optimization: Theory, Algorithms and Applications in memoriam Jonathan Borwein, A Semidefinite Programming Approach to D-Optimal Designs, King George Room, Crowne Plaza, 5th Floor |

17:00 - 17:30 | Chaitanya Swamy (University of Waterloo), Combinatorial, Geometric, and Computational Aspects of Optimization, Approximating Min-cost Chain-constrained Spanning Trees: A Reduction From Weighted To Unweighted Problems, Elizabeth Room, Crowne Plaza, UL Level |

17:00 - 17:30 | József Vass (York University), Fractal Geometry, Analysis, and Applications, Fractal Potentials of the Laplace and Wave Equations, Canadian Room A, Crowne Plaza, 5th Floor |

17:00 - 17:30 | Andy Wan (McGill), Recent Advances in Structure-Preserving Discretizations, Conservative methods and long-term stability for dynamical systems, Fallsview Studio B, Sheraton, 3rd level |

17:00 - 17:30 | Yiyuan Wang (York University), CMS-Studc Student Research Session, Boardroom B, Sheraton, 2nd Level |

17:00 - 17:30 | Maria Wesslen and Jaimal Thind (University of Toronto), Improving success rates in first year calculus, What Next? - A Guided Discussion, Rainbow Salon, Crowne Plaza, 10th Floor |

17:30 - 17:55 | Amir Akbari (Lethbridge), Analytic Number Theory, Value-distribution of cubic $L$-functions, Victoria Room, Crown Plaza, UL Level |

17:30 - 18:00 | Longbin Chen (York University), CMS-Studc Student Research Session, Boardroom B, Sheraton, 2nd Level |

17:30 - 18:00 | David J.D. Earn (McMaster University), Mathematical Population Biology, Growth of plagues of long ago, Strategy Room 7, Sheraton, 5th level |

17:30 - 18:00 | Michel Grundland (University of Quebec, Trois-Rivieres), Integrable systems and applications, Immersion formulas obtained via the generalized symmetry approach, Fallsview Studio C, Sheraton, 3rd Level |

17:30 - 18:00 | Ying Hu (Université du Québec à Montréal), Geometry and Topology in Low Dimensions: Interactions with Floer theory, Left-orderability and representations into subgroups of $Homeo_+(S^1)$, Great Room C, Sheraton, 3rd Level |

17:30 - 18:00 | Petar Jevtic (McMaster University), Financial and Actuarial Mathematics, The joint mortality of couples in continuous time, Fallsview Studio A, Sheraton, Level 3 |

17:30 - 18:00 | Donald Stanley (University of Regina), Equivariant geometry and topology, Connected sums of quasi-toric manifolds manifolds., Upper Fallsview B, Sheraton, 5th floor |

17:30 - 18:00 | Matthias Takouda (Laurentian University), Large Scale Optimization: Theory, Algorithms and Applications in memoriam Jonathan Borwein, On the Doubly Stochastic Matrix Completion Problem, King George Room, Crowne Plaza, 5th Floor |

17:30 - 18:00 | Tamás Terlaky (Lehigh University), Combinatorial, Geometric, and Computational Aspects of Optimization, A Polynomial Column-wise Rescaling von Neumann Algorithm, Elizabeth Room, Crowne Plaza, UL Level |

17:30 - 18:00 | Giulio Tiozzo (University of Toronto), Stochastic Properties of Dynamical Systems, The local Hoelder exponent for the dimension of invariant subsets of the circle, Brock Room, Crowne Plaza, UL Level |

17:30 - 18:00 | Dani Wise (McGill), Geometric Group Theory and Topology in Low Dimensions, Virtual Limit Groups, Boardroom C, Sheraton, 2nd Floor |

17:30 - 18:00 | Alex Woo (University of Idaho), Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, Interval pattern avoidance for K-orbit closures, Strategy Room 1, Sheraton, 5th floor |

18:00 - 19:00 | Tom Salisbury (York University), Joint CAIMS/CMS Plenary, Uncertain longevity, Great Room C |

18:00 - 18:30 | Foivos Xanthos (Ryerson University), Financial and Actuarial Mathematics, Robust representations of risk measures on Orlicz spaces via Orlicz hearts, Fallsview Studio A, Sheraton, Level 3 |

Monday December 5 | |

8:00 - 18:00 | Registration, Strategy Foyer, Sheraton, 3rd Level |

8:00 - 8:30 | Aghil Alaee (Alberta), Geometric PDEs, the Einstein equation, and mathematical relativity, Mass-angular momentum-charge inequality in minimal supergravity, Strategy Room 2 - Sheraton - 5th floor |

8:00 - 8:30 | Gustavo Carrero (Athabasca University), Contributed Papers, Describing and quantifying the binding pathway of histone H1, Fallsview Studio B, Sheraton, 3rd Level |

8:00 - 8:30 | Guo Deng (SUNY at Buffalo), Integrable systems and applications, Small dispersion limits of integrable nonlinear PDEs with cosine initial conditions, Fallsview Studio C, Sheraton, 3rd Level |

8:00 - 9:00 | Matthias Franz (University of Western Ontario), Equivariant geometry and topology, A quotient criterion for syzygies in equivariant cohomology, Upper Fallsview B, Sheraton, 5th floor |

8:30 - 9:00 | Armando Cabrera (University of Connecticut), Geometric PDEs, the Einstein equation, and mathematical relativity, On the instability of the Riemannian Penrose inequality in higher dimensions, Strategy Room 2 - Sheraton - 5th floor |

8:30 - 9:00 | Subhadip Chowdhury (University of Chicago), Geometric Group Theory and Topology in Low Dimensions, A Topological Approach to a Formal Language theory problem, Strategy Room 1, Sheraton, 5th level |

8:30 - 9:00 | Chango Keem (Seoul National University), Contributed Papers, Irreducibility and components rigid in moduli of the Hilbert scheme of smooth curves, Fallsview Studio B, Sheraton, 3rd Level |

8:30 - 9:00 | Sitai Li (SUNY at Buffalo), Integrable systems and applications, Soliton solutions of Maxwell-Bloch equations with non-zero background, Fallsview Studio C, Sheraton, 3rd Level |

8:30 - 9:00 | Traian Pirvu (McMaster University), Financial and Actuarial Mathematics, One bank problem in the funds market, Fallsview Studio A, Sheraton, Level 3 |

9:00 - 9:30 | Panagiotis Gianniotis (University of Waterloo), Geometric PDEs, the Einstein equation, and mathematical relativity, Ricci flow from spaces with isolated conical singularities, Strategy Room 2 - Sheraton - 5th floor |

9:00 - 9:30 | Chen He (Northeastern University), Equivariant geometry and topology, GKM descriptions of the equivariant cohomology rings of homogeneous spaces, Upper Fallsview B, Sheraton, 5th floor |

9:00 - 9:30 | Kasia Jankiewicz (McGill), Geometric Group Theory and Topology in Low Dimensions, Graph coloring problem and fibering right angled Coxeter groups., Strategy Room 1, Sheraton, 5th level |

9:00 - 9:30 | Elena Recio (University of Cadiz), Integrable systems and applications, A general family of multi-peakon equations, Fallsview Studio C, Sheraton, 3rd Level |

9:00 - 9:30 | Kristina Sendova (Western University), Financial and Actuarial Mathematics, The Gerber-Shiu function when the claim counting process is a homogeneous compound-birth process, Fallsview Studio A, Sheraton, Level 3 |

9:00 - 9:30 | Muhammad Sufyan (University of Punjab Gujranwala Campus), Contributed Papers, Mathematical Modeling of Transmission of Dynamics of HIV/AIDS and other viral disease, Fallsview Studio B, Sheraton, 3rd Level |

9:30 - 10:00 | Siao-Hao Guo (Rutgers Univesity), Geometric PDEs, the Einstein equation, and mathematical relativity, Analysis of Velázquez’s solution to the mean curvature flow with a type II singularity, Strategy Room 2 - Sheraton - 5th floor |

9:30 - 10:00 | Safouhi Hassan (University of Alberta), Contributed Papers, Numerical Treatment of Quantum Mechanical Problems, Fallsview Studio B, Sheraton, 3rd Level |

9:30 - 10:00 | Eckhard Meinrenken (University of Toronto), Equivariant geometry and topology, Spinor bundles for Hamiltonian loop group spaces, Upper Fallsview B, Sheraton, 5th floor |

9:30 - 10:00 | Jean-François Renaud (Université du Québec à Montréal), Financial and Actuarial Mathematics, Variations on the idea of Parisian ruin for spectrally negative Lévy processes, Fallsview Studio A, Sheraton, Level 3 |

9:30 - 10:00 | Qiao Wang (SUNY at Buffalo), Integrable systems and applications, Whitham modulation theory for the Kadomtsev-Petviashvili equation, Fallsview Studio C, Sheraton, 3rd Level |

10:00 - 10:30 | Break, Strategy Foyer, Sheraton, 3rd Level |

10:30 - 11:30 | Natasa Sesum (Rutgers University), Plenary Lecture, Ancient solutions and singularities in geometric flows, Great Room C |

11:30 - 12:30 | Vincent Genest (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Doctoral Prize, 49 minutes to Bannai-Ito algebras, Great Room C |

13:30 - 16:30 | CMS Mathematics Competitions Committee, Executive Boardroom, Sheraton |

14:00 - 15:00 | Mark Ablowitz (University of Colorado at Boulder), Joint CAIMS/CMS Plenary, Nonlinear Waves: Solitons At Age 50 and More…, Great Room C |

15:00 - 15:30 | Break, Strategy Foyer, Sheraton, 3rd Level |

15:30 - 16:00 | Tyrone Ghaswala (Waterloo), Geometric Group Theory and Topology in Low Dimensions, Cyclic Branched Covers of the Sphere and the Liftable Mapping Class Group, Strategy Room 1, Sheraton, 5th level |

15:30 - 16:00 | Yiannis Loizides (University of Toronto), Equivariant geometry and topology, [Q,R]=0 and Verlinde Series, Upper Fallsview B, Sheraton, 5th floor |

15:30 - 16:00 | Ilie Radu Mitric (Université Laval), Financial and Actuarial Mathematics, On the conditional moments of compound renewal sums with discounted claims taking into account the past information, Fallsview Studio A, Sheraton, Level 3 |

16:00 - 16:30 | Lisa Jeffrey (University of Toronto), Equivariant geometry and topology, The genus 2 moduli space, Upper Fallsview B, Sheraton, 5th floor |

16:00 - 16:30 | Rogemar Mamon (University of Western Ontario), Financial and Actuarial Mathematics, Putting a price tag on temperature, Fallsview Studio A, Sheraton, Level 3 |

16:00 - 16:30 | Sarah Mousley (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Geometric Group Theory and Topology in Low Dimensions, Boundary Maps, Strategy Room 1, Sheraton, 5th level |

16:30 - 17:00 | Peter Crooks (University of Toronto), Equivariant geometry and topology, Equivariant projective compactifications of semisimple orbits, Upper Fallsview B, Sheraton, 5th floor |

16:30 - 17:00 | Adam Kolkiewicz (University of Waterloo), Financial and Actuarial Mathematics, Optimal Static Hedging of Path-Dependent Options, Fallsview Studio A, Sheraton, Level 3 |

16:30 - 17:00 | Adam Sikora (Buffalo), Geometric Group Theory and Topology in Low Dimensions, On algebraic proprties of skein algebras of surfaces, Strategy Room 1, Sheraton, 5th level |

17:00 - 17:30 | Taehan Bae (University of Regina), Financial and Actuarial Mathematics, On the limit of a conditional Spearman's rho coefficient under the common factor model, Fallsview Studio A, Sheraton, Level 3 |

17:00 - 18:00 | Marc Stephan (University of British Columbia), Equivariant geometry and topology, On free actions by elementary abelian p-groups, Upper Fallsview B, Sheraton, 5th floor |

17:30 - 18:00 | Tuan Tran (McMaster University), Financial and Actuarial Mathematics, Asset fire sales and strategic trading by regulated banks, Fallsview Studio A, Sheraton, Level 3 |

18:00 - 18:30 | George Lai (Wilfred Laurier University), Financial and Actuarial Mathematics, Simulation of Greeks of multiasset options for time-changed Brownian motions by Malliavin calculus, Fallsview Studio A, Sheraton, Level 3 |