2019 CMS Summer Meeting

Regina, June 7 - 10, 2019


Schedule - by Session

Detailed session schedules will be posted on the web site beginning in late April. Once the schedules are made available to us by the organizers, we will post them as quickly as possible. Please note that schedules are subject to change without notice. All scientific sessions will be held at the University of Regina.

Assessment in Mathematics
Org: Shannon Ezzat (Winnipeg) and Rebecca McKay (UNB)
Sunday June 9  (ED 623, Education Building)
8:00 - 8:30 Darja Barr (University of Manitoba), Taking Math Students from 'Blah' to 'Aha': How Can Assessment Help?
8:30 - 9:00 Rebecca Milley (Grenfell Campus, Memorial University), Reading, Writing, Arithmetic: Assessment Strategies for Readings and Written Work in Mathematics
9:00 - 9:30 Lauren DeDieu (University of Calgary), Using Assessments to Boost Motivation in a Second-Year Linear Algebra Class
9:30 - 10:00 Christopher Eagle (University of Victoria), In-class formative assessment in proof-heavy courses
10:00 - 10:30 Rebecca McKay (University of New Brunswick, Saint John), Active Assessment
16:00 - 16:30 Discussion Session
16:30 - 17:00 Danny Dyer (Memorial University of Newfoundland)
17:00 - 17:30 Patrick Reynolds (University of New Brunswick), Assessing and Grading with Crowdmark
17:30 - 18:00 Marie Langlois (Cornell University), Using Free Online Software to Efficiently Assess Students
Categorical Approaches to Topology and Geometry
Org: Marzieh Bayeh (Dalhousie), Darien DeWolf (St Francis Xavier) and Dorette Pronk (Dalhousie)
Saturday June 8
16:30 - 17:00 Jonathan Scott (Cleveland State University), Wasserstein distance for generalized persistence modules and abelian categories, ED 314, Education Building
17:30 - 18:00 Seth Wolbert (University of Manitoba), Fibrations as presentations of actions on stacks, ED 314, Education Building
Sunday June 9
8:00 - 8:30 Robin Cockett (University of Calgary), Hyperconnections, ED 314, Education Building
8:30 - 9:00 Chris Kapulkin (Western University), Cubical models of higher category theory, ED 314, Education Building
9:00 - 9:30 Zach Lindsey (Western University), Cubical models of higher category theory, ED 314, Education Building
9:30 - 10:00 Hellen Colman (Wilbur Wright College), Equivariant motion planning, ED 314, Education Building
10:00 - 10:30 Rory Lucyshyn-Wright (Brandon University), Functional distribution monads and $\tau$-additive measures
16:00 - 16:30 Laura Scull (Fort Lewis College), Defining Bicategories of Fractions with Small Hom Sets, ED 314, Education Building
16:30 - 17:00 Dorette Pronk (Dalhousie University), Nice properties of the bicategory of orbigroupoids, ED 314, Education Building
17:00 - 17:30 Jordan Watts (Central Michigan University), Bredon Cohomology for Transitive Groupoids, ED 314, Education Building
17:30 - 18:00 Joel Villatoro (KU Leuven), Geometric structures on differentiable stacks, ED 314, Education Building
Monday June 10
8:00 - 8:30 Kristine Bauer (University of Calgary), The Kleisli category of a pseudomonad for chain complexes, CK 187, Centre for Kinesiology
8:30 - 9:00 JS Lemay (Oxford University), The Poincaré Lemma for Codifferential Categories with Antiderivatives, CK 187, Centre for Kinesiology
9:00 - 9:30 Ben McAdam (University of Calgary), Involution Algebroids, CK 187, Centre for Kinesiology
9:30 - 10:00 Geoff Cruttwell (Mount Allison University), Curvature and torsion without negatives, CK 187, Centre for Kinesiology
10:00 - 10:30 Marzieh Bayeh (Dalhousie University), Orbit Category and The Category of Orbit Classes, CK 187, Centre for Kinesiology
14:45 - 15:15 Darien Dewolf (St. Francis Xavier University), The equivalence of ordered groupoids and left cancellative categories using double categories, CK 187, Centre for Kinesiology
15:15 - 15:45 Curran McConnell (Dalhousie University), Combinatorics of spaces of trees: an application of topology to phylogenetics, CK 187, Centre for Kinesiology
15:45 - 16:15 Michael Lambert (Dalhousie University), A Site for Continuous 2-Group Actions, CK 187, Centre for Kinesiology
16:15 - 16:45 Jonathan Gallagher (Dalhousie University), Etale Subobject classifiers in SDG and tangent categories, CK 187, Centre for Kinesiology
Contributed Papers
Org: Allen Herman (Regina), Alexander Litvak (Alberta) and Karen Meagher (Regina)
Sunday June 9  (CK 185, Centre for Kinesiology)
16:00 - 16:30 A. Sarobidy Razafimahatratra (University of Regina), Erdős–Ko–Rado Theorem for permutation groups
16:30 - 17:00 Zhenyuan Zhang (University of Waterloo), On discrete-time self-similar processes with stationary increments
17:00 - 17:30 Hossein Pourali (Brandon University), ALGEBRAIC AND GRAPH THEORETIC ASPECTS IN LATTICES AND POSETS
17:30 - 18:00 Saleh Mustafa (University of Regina), Higher Rank Numerical Ranges for Certain Non-normal Matrices
Equivariant Methods in Differential and Algebraic Geometry
Org: Lisa Jeffrey (Toronto), Liviu Mare (Regina) and Leonardo Mihalcea (Virginia Tech)
Saturday June 8  (ED 106.1, Education Building)
8:00 - 8:30 Anders Buch (Rutgers University), Positivity of minuscule quantum K-theory
8:50 - 9:20 Jenna Rajchgot (University of Saskatchewan), Grobner bases for certain type C Kazhdan-Lusztig ideals
9:40 - 10:10 Matthias Franz (University of Western Ontario), The number of connected orbit types in a $G$-manifold
16:00 - 16:30 Alejandro Adem (University of British Columbia), Twisted equivariant K-theory of compact Lie group actions with maximal rank isotropy
16:40 - 17:10 Chi-Kwong Fok (University of Auckland), Twisted K-theory and extended Verlinde algebra
17:20 - 17:50 Jeffrey Carlson (University of Toronto), The equivariant K-theory of a cohomogeneity-one action
Sunday June 9  (ED 106.1, Education Building)
8:00 - 8:30 Steven Rayan (University of Saskatchewan), Linearizations of character varieties of curves: geometry and mirror symmetry
8:50 - 9:20 Evan Sundbo (University of Saskatchewan), The Geometry of Twisted Cyclic Quiver Varieties
9:40 - 10:10 Jordan Watts (Central Michigan University), Classifying Spaces for Diffeological Groups
16:00 - 16:30 Kirill Zanoulline (University of Ottawa), Localized Landweber-Novikov operations on generalized cohomology
16:40 - 17:10 Changlong Zhong (SUNY Albany), On the K-theoretic stable bases
17:20 - 17:50 Tom Baird (Memorial University of Newfoundland), E-polynomials of character varieties associated to a real curve
Monday June 10  (ED 106.1, Education Building)
8:00 - 8:30 Derek Krepski (University of Manitoba), An analogue of Kostant’s formula for Lie group-valued moment maps
8:50 - 9:20 Yiannis Loizides (Penn State University), Quasi-polynomials, asymptotics and [Q,R]=0
9:40 - 10:10 Mark Hamilton (Mount Allison University), Integral integral affine geometry, quantization, and Riemann-Roch.
14:45 - 15:15 Jeremy Lane (University of Geneva), Volume exhausting, $T$-equivariant symplectic embeddings of toric manifolds into regular coadjoint orbits
15:25 - 15:55 Peter Crooks (Northeastern University), Kostant-Toda lattices and invariant theory
16:05 - 16:35 Rebecca Goldin (George Mason University), Schubert Calculus, Schubert Operators, and Positivity
Finite and Infinite Dimensional Structures in Non-Commutative Analysis
Org: Martin Argerami and Remus Floricel (Regina)
Saturday June 8  (ED 191, Education Building)
8:00 - 8:30 Dilian Yang (University of Windsor), KMS states of self-similar k-graph C*-algebras
8:30 - 9:00 Matthias Neufang (Carleton University), Solution to several problems regarding tensor products and crossed products of $C^*$- and von Neumann algebras
9:00 - 9:30 Marcelo Laca (University of Victoria), Reconstructing directed graphs
9:30 - 10:00 Jason Crann (Carleton University), An equivariant weak expectation property and amenable actions
10:00 - 10:30 Paul Skoufranis (York University), Majorization, Convexity, and Expectations
16:00 - 16:30 Nico Spronk (University of Waterloo), Fixed points of contractive measures acting by convolution
16:30 - 17:00 Masoud Khalkhali (Western University), Von Neumann information entropy, second quantization, and spectral action
17:00 - 17:30 Volker Runde (University of Alberta), Amenability of the Fourier algebra in the completely bounded multiplier norm
17:30 - 18:00 Daniel Drimbe (University of Regina), Prime II$_1$ factors arising from actions of product groups
Sunday June 9  (ED 191, Education Building)
8:00 - 8:30 Vern Paulsen (University of Waterloo), Preservation of the joint essential matricial range
8:30 - 9:00 Heath Emerson (University of Victoria), Transversals and Connes' duality for the irrational rotation algebra
9:00 - 9:30 Francesco Fidaleo (University of Rome Tor Vergata), Uniquely Ergodic $C^*$-Dynamical Systems for the noncommutative 2-torus
9:30 - 10:00 Raphael Clouatre (University of Manitoba), Residual finite-dimensionality for general operator algebras
10:00 - 10:30 Berndt Brenken (University of Calgary), Partial isometries implementing cpc C*- dynamical systems
16:00 - 16:30 Jiun-Chau Wang (University of Saskatchewan), Probability measures in bi-free probability
16:30 - 17:00 Cristian Ivanescu (MacEwan University), Pedersen ideals of tensor products of nonunital C*-algebras
17:00 - 17:30 Edward Timko (University of Manitoba), The Spectrum of Constrained Model $d$-tuples
17:30 - 18:00 Anamaria Savu (University of Alberta), Conservative Restricted Solid-on-Solid Model
Finite Geometry
Org: Tim Alderson (UNB) and Brett Stevens (Carleton)
Saturday June 8  (CK 185, Centre for Kinesiology)
9:00 - 9:30 Tim Alderson (University of New Brunswick Saint John), $t$-Extensions of Linear Codes
9:30 - 10:00 James McQuillan (Western Illinois University), Desargues configurations with self-conjugate points
10:00 - 10:30 Aiden Bruen (Carleton University), An extension of Desargues Theorem
16:00 - 16:30 Brett Stevens (Carleton University), Affine planes with ovals for blocks
16:30 - 17:00 John Sheekey (University College Dublin), Finite Geometry and Rank-Metric Codes
17:30 - 18:00 David Wehlau (Royal Military College of Canada), Planes, Division Sequences and ZZ-topes
Functional and Complex Analysis
Org: Douglas Farenick (Regina) and Javad Mashreghi (Laval)
Saturday June 8  (ED 315, Education Building)
8:00 - 8:30 Damir Kinzebulatov (Université Laval), A new look at the KLMN theorem
8:30 - 9:00 Mohammad Shirazi (University of Manitoba), Grunsky and Faber Operators for Riemann Surfaces with One Border
9:00 - 9:30 Christopher Ramsey (Grant MacEwan University), What is and is not a Tensor algebra
9:30 - 10:00 Ryan Tessier (University of Regina), Purity of the Identity Map on the Operator System generated by the Free Group
10:00 - 10:30 Raphael Clouatre (University of Manitoba), Uniform quotients and $\mathrm{C}^*$-envelopes on the Drury-Arveson space
16:00 - 16:30 Abdel Rahman (University of Regina), Homogeneous Levi Foliations
16:30 - 17:00 Ed Timko (University of Manitoba), Row Contractions Constrained by Higher Order Vanishing Ideals.
17:00 - 17:30 Bruce Gilligan (University of Regina), Pseudoconvex homogeneous manifolds
17:30 - 18:00 Richard Fournier (Dawson College), A Schwarz lemma for locally univalent meromorphic functions
18:00 - 18:30 Javad Mashreghi (Université Laval), Approximation schemes in function spaces
High-Dimensional Problems in Finance and Quantitative Research
Org: Taehan Bae and Andrei Volodin (Regina)
Saturday June 8  (ED 438, Education Building)
8:00 - 8:30 Alexander Melnikov (University of Alberta), On Option Pricing Methods in Modern Mathematical finance
8:30 - 9:00 Xuemiao Hao (University of Manitoba), Sharp Tail Estimate for Aggregate Critical Illness Claims in a Large Population
9:00 - 9:30 Yangho Choi (Hanyang University), Macroscopic Modeling of Data Breach Risk with Spatial and Temporal Autocorrelation
9:30 - 10:00 Shanoja Naik (Registered Nurses Association of Ontario), On Wishart Process and Sovereign Credit Risk Modelling
10:00 - 10:30 Naeima Ashleik (University of Saskatchewan), Learning for Contingency Tables and Survival Data Using Imprecise Probabilities
16:00 - 16:30 Syed Ejaz Ahmed (Brock University), Implicit Bias in Big Data Analytics
16:30 - 17:00 Shakhawat Hossain (University of Winnipeg), Estimation strategy of multilevel model for ordinal longitudinal data
17:00 - 17:30 Thuntida Ngamkham (University of Calgary), Confidence intervals for a ratio of binomial proportions
17:30 - 18:00 Salma Saad (University of Regina), Asymptotic Analysis of Method of Moments Estimators of Parameters p and m for the Binomial Distribution
Indigenization and Reconciliation in Mathematics
Org: Douglas Farenick (Regina) and Keith Taylor (Dalhousie)
Saturday June 8  (ED 558, Education Building)
8:00 - 8:30 Keith Taylor (Dalhousie University), What can the CMS do about reconciliation?
8:30 - 9:00 Brian Forrest (University of Waterloo), Expanding Mathematics Educational Opportunites for Indigenous Teachers
9:00 - 9:30 Veselin Jungic (Simon Fraser University), Changing Lives or Scratching the Surface: Five Years of the SFU Academic Summer Camp for Aboriginal Students
9:30 - 10:00 Darja Barr (University of Manitoba), The Impact of Working Together
10:00 - 10:30 Melania Alvarez (University of British Columbia), Engaging Indigenous communities through math outreach
16:00 - 16:30 Edward Doolittle (First Nations University of Canada)
16:30 - 17:00 Kathy Nolan (University of Regina), A Reframing of Mathematics through Critical and Culturally Responsive Pedagogies
17:00 - 17:30 Gale Russell (University of Regina), Truth before Reconciliation in Mathematics and Mathematics Education: An Invitation to Action
17:30 - 18:00 Open Discussion
Sunday June 9  (ED 558, Education Building)
8:30 - 9:00 Arzu Sardarli (First Nations University of Canada), Use of Indigenous elements in teaching introductory Statistics courses
9:00 - 9:30 Doug Farenick (University of Regina), Acts of Reconciliation -- A Scientist's Experience
9:30 - 10:00 Open Discussion
10:00 - 10:30 Open Discussion
Mathematical Techniques for Analysing Quantum Structures and Materials
Org: Steven Rayan and Artur Sowa (Saskatchewan)
Saturday June 8  (ED 106.2, Education building)
8:00 - 8:30 Alex Zagoskin (Loughborough University), Towards the qualitative theory of large quantum coherent structures
8:30 - 9:00 Cihan Okay (University of British Columbia), Topology of quantum contextuality
9:00 - 9:30 Joseph Maciejko (University of Alberta), Strongly interacting topological phases of matter
9:30 - 10:00 Robert Green (University of Saskatchewan), Numerical Many Body Models for Synchrotron Spectroscopy of Quantum Materials
10:00 - 10:30 Ray Spiteri (University of Saskatchewan), Quantum control for high-fidelity multi-qubit gates
16:00 - 16:30 Neil J. Ross (Dalhousie University), Number-Theoretic Methods in Quantum Compiling
16:30 - 17:00 Gilad Gour (University of Calgary), Mathematical structures and features of quantum resource theories
17:00 - 17:30 Artur Sowa (University of Saskatchewan), Qubits, wavelets, fractals, bands
Matrix Theory and its Applications
Org: Shaun Fallat (Regina) and Shahla Naserasr (Brandon)
Sunday June 9  (ED 106.2, Education building)
8:00 - 8:30 Murray R. Bremner (University of Saskatchewan), Computing a short basis for the nullspace of a modular matrix
8:30 - 9:00 Pietro Paparella (University of Washington Bothell), Matricial Proofs of Some Classical Results about Critical Point Location
9:00 - 9:30 Keivan Monfared (University of Victoria), An Analog of Matrix Tree Theorem for Signless Laplacians
9:30 - 10:00 Colin Garnett (Black Hills State University), Non-sparse Companion Matrices
10:00 - 10:30 Xiaohong Zhang (University of Manitoba), Perfect state transfer on weighted paths
16:00 - 16:30 Lon Mitchell (University of South Florida St. Petersburg), Optimal Colin de Verdière Matrices for Complete Multipartite Graphs
16:30 - 17:00 Sivaram K. Narayan (Central Michigan University), Graph Complement Conjecture for Classes of Shadow Graphs
17:00 - 17:30 Harmony Zhan (Université de Montréal), Quantum state transfer in the algebra of the Johnson scheme
17:30 - 18:00 Kerry Tarrant (University of Iowa), The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly: Minimally Cop Win and Maximally Robber Win Graphs
Monday June 10  (ED 106.2, Education building)
8:00 - 8:30 Robert Bailey (Memorial University of Newfoundland - Grenfell Campus), Orthogonal matrices with zero diagonal
8:30 - 9:00 Chun-Hua Guo (University of Regina), Explicit convergence region of Newton's method for the matrix $p$th root
9:00 - 9:30 Rajesh Pereira (University of Guelph), The real joint numerical range and the real higher rank numerical range
9:30 - 10:00 Samuel Cole (University of Manitoba), Spectral recovery of stochastic block models on graphs and hypergraphs
10:00 - 10:30 Mahsa Nasrollahi Shirazi (University of Regina), Erdős-Ko-Rado theorem for t-intersecting families of perfect matchings
14:45 - 15:15 Gurmail Singh (University of Regina), Encoding the vertices of a hyper cube
15:15 - 15:45 Eugene Bilokopytov (University of Manitoba), From Principal Minor Assignment problem for matrices to characterization of the isometries on Hilbert Spaces
15:45 - 16:15 Robert Craigen (University of Manitoba)
16:15 - 16:45 Nathan Krislock (Northern Illinois University)
Probabilistic Methods in Geometric Functional Analysis and Convexity
Org: Grigoris Paouris (Texas A&M), Alina Stancu (Concordia), Beatrice-Helen Vritsiou (Alberta) and Vlad Yaskin (Edmonton)
Saturday June 8  (ED 193, Education Building)
8:00 - 8:30 Elisabeth Werner (Case Western Reserve University), Entropy inequalities for log concave functions
8:30 - 9:00 Galyna Livshyts (Georgia Institute of Technology), Smallest singular value of inhomogeneous random square matrices via double counting and random rounding
9:00 - 9:30 Konstantin Tikhomirov (Georgia Institute of Technology), Small ball probability for the condition number of random matrices
9:30 - 10:00 Arnaud Marsiglietti (University of Florida), Hyperplane conjecture and central limit theorem
10:00 - 10:30 Piotr Nayar (University of Warsaw), The log-concave moment problem
16:00 - 16:30 Mokshay Madiman (University of Delaware), Sharp moment-entropy inequalities for log-concave distributions
16:30 - 17:00 Yair Shenfeld (Princeton University), Extremals in Minkowski's quadratic inequality
17:00 - 17:30 Kateryna Tatarko (University of Alberta), On the solution to the reverse isoperimetric problem
17:30 - 18:00 Susanna Dann (Universidad de los Andes), Affine isoperimetric inequalities on flag manifolds.
Sunday June 9  (ED 193, Education Building)
8:00 - 8:30 Jie Xiao (Memorial University of Newfoundland), Gaussian BV Capacity
8:30 - 9:00 Deping Ye (Memorial University of Newfoundland), The polar Orlicz-Minkowski problem
9:00 - 9:30 Qingzhong Huang (Memorial University of Newfoundland), The $L_p$ John ellipsoid for Sobolev functions
9:30 - 10:00 Sudan Xing (Memorial University of Newfoundland), The general dual-polar Orlicz-Minkowski problem
10:00 - 10:30 Victor Glasgo (Case Western Reserve University), Gravitational illumination bodies (Preliminary report)
16:00 - 16:30 Alexander Litvak (University of Alberta), On the volume ratio between convex bodies
16:30 - 17:00 Paata Ivanisvili (University of California, Irvine), Weissler's conjecture on the Hamming cube
17:00 - 17:30 Sergii Myroshnychenko (University of Alberta)
17:30 - 18:00 Boaz Slomka (Weizmann Institute of Science), On Hadwiger's covering problem
Randomness and Limited Information in Graph Searching Problems
Org: Danny Dyer (Memorial) and Ryan Tifenbach (Mount Allison)
Saturday June 8  (CK 187, Centre for Kinesiology)
8:00 - 8:30 Anthony Bonato (Ryerson), Limited information Cops and Robbers games
8:30 - 9:00 Andrea Burgess (University of New Brunswick St. John), Cops that surround a robber
9:00 - 9:30 Ryan Hayward (University of Alberta), Searching for Winning Strategies in Hex
9:30 - 10:00 Shahin Kamali (University of Manitoba), On the complexity of burning and broadcasting problems
10:00 - 10:30 David Pike (Memorial University of Newfoundland), The Firebreak Problem
Recent Advances in Probability and Stochastics
Org: Michael Kozdron (University of Regina) and Gregory Lawler (University of Chicago)
Saturday June 8  (ED 623, Education Building)
9:00 - 9:30 Christian Benes (Brooklyn College), Rates of Convergence for the Simple Random Walk Green's Function
9:30 - 10:00 Larissa Richards (University of Toronto), The polynomial rate of convergence of critical interfaces.
10:00 - 10:30 Arno Berger (University of Alberta), Best Kantorovich and Levy approximations on the real line
16:00 - 16:30 Yinon Spinka (University of British Columbia), A short proof of the discontinuity of phase transition in the planar random-cluster model with $q>4$
16:30 - 17:00 Kasun Fernando Akurugodage (University of Toronto), Higher order asymptotics for Large Deviations
17:00 - 17:30 Sarai Hernandez Torres (University of British Columbia), Scaling limits of uniform spanning trees in three dimensions
Representation Theory of Groups Defined Over Local Fields
Org: Monica Nevins (Ottawa) and Jerrod Smith (Calgary)
Saturday June 8  (ED 312, Education Building)
8:00 - 8:30 Paul Mezo (Carleton University), Equivalent definitions of Arthur-packets for real classical groups
8:30 - 9:00 Nicolas Arancibia (Carleton University), $A$(rthur)-Packets of Cohomological Representations
9:00 - 9:30 Ed Belk (University of British Columbia), The Local Trace Formula as a Motivic Identity
9:30 - 10:00 Daniel Le (University of Toronto), mod $p$ representations of $p$-adic $\mathrm{GL}_2$
10:00 - 10:30 Boaz Elazar (University of British Columbia), Schwartz Functions And Tempered Distributions On Singular Quasi-Nash Varieties
16:00 - 16:30 Adele Bourgeois (University of Ottawa), On the Multiplicities in the Restriction of a Supercuspidal Representation
16:30 - 17:00 David Roe (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), A database of p-adic tori
17:00 - 17:30 Nicole Kitt (University of Calgary), An ABV-packet for a General Linear Group with Two Representations
17:30 - 18:00 Loren Spice (Texas Christian University), New developments in the construction of tame, supercuspidal representations
Sunday June 9  (ED 312, Education Building)
8:30 - 9:00 Qing Zhang (University of Calgary), local converse theorems for unitary groups
9:00 - 9:30 Joshua Lansky (American University), Explicit liftings of conjugacy classes in finite reductive groups
9:30 - 10:00 Wan-Yu Tsai (University of Ottawa), The orbit philosophy for Spin groups
10:00 - 10:30 Hadi Salmasian (University of Ottawa), The minimal faithful dimension of finite p-groups: an application of the orbit method to the essential dimension
STUDC Research Session
Sunday June 9  (CK 185, Centre for Kinesiology)
8:00 - 8:30 Curran McConnell (Dalhousie University), Combinatorics of spaces of trees: an application of topology to phylogenetics
8:30 - 9:00 Asmita Sodhi (Dalhousie University), Integer-valued polynomials and a game called $p$-ordering
9:00 - 9:30 Nicole Kitt (University of Calgary), How to calculate perverse sheaves on quiver representation varieties of type A
9:30 - 10:00 Anne Dranowski (Univeristy of Toronto), MV cycles from generalized orbital varieties
10:00 - 10:30 Peter Bradshaw (Simon Fraser University), Cops and robbers on Cayley graphs
The Mathematics behind Quantum Information Science
Org: Nathaniel Johnston (Mount Allison) and Sarah Plosker (Brandon)
Saturday June 8  (ED 230, Education Building)
8:00 - 8:30 Vern Paulsen (University of Waterloo), Constant Gap for Self-embezzlement
8:30 - 9:00 Mizanur Rahaman (University of Waterloo), A new bound on quantum Wielandt inequality
9:00 - 9:30 Nathaniel Johnston (Mount Allison University), Pairwise Completely Positive Matrices and Quantum Entanglement
9:30 - 10:00 Sarah Plosker (Brandon University), The robustness of $k$-coherence
10:00 - 10:30 Eric Chitambar (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign), Playing Mermin’s Game with Nonlocal Resources
16:00 - 16:30 Rupert Levene (University College Dublin), Schur multipliers and mixed unitary maps
16:30 - 17:00 Jeremy Levick (University of Cape Town), Factorizable Quantum Channels and Linear Matrix Inequalities
17:00 - 17:30 Rajesh Pereira (University of Guelph), Quasiorthogonal algebras
17:30 - 18:00 Sabine Burgdorf (University of Konstanz), Quantum correlations and optimization
Sunday June 9  (ED 230, Education Building)
8:30 - 9:00 Gilad Gour (University of Calgary), Theories of Dynamical Quantum Resources
9:00 - 9:30 Carlo Maria Scandolo (University of Calgary), Necessary and Sufficient Conditions on Measurements of Quantum Channels
9:30 - 10:00 Jason Crann (Carleton University), State convertibility in the von Neumann algebra framework.
10:00 - 10:30 Comfort Mintah (University of Guelph), Operator algebras and quantum one-way LOCC state distinguishability
16:00 - 16:30 Neil J. Ross (Dalhousie University), A Characterization of Integral, Real, and Gaussian Clifford+T Operators
16:30 - 17:00 Sam Harris (University of Waterloo), Separating the matrix-valued bipartite correlation sets
17:00 - 17:30 Jamie Sikora (Perimeter Institute), Shadow Probabilities
17:30 - 18:00 Satish Pandey (Technion)
Org: Martin Frankland, Donald Stanley and Paul Arnaud Songhafouo Tsopméné (Regina)
Saturday June 8  (ED 318, Education Building)
8:00 - 8:30 Robin Koytcheff (University of Louisiana at Lafayette), The Taylor tower for the space of knots and finite-type knot invariants
8:30 - 9:00 Robin Koytcheff (University of Louisiana at Lafayette), Operadic decompositions of spaces of string links
9:00 - 9:30 Laura Scull (Fort Lewis College), Transitive Groupoids with Interesting Topological Properties
9:30 - 10:00 Jeffrey Carlson (University of Toronto), Local integration in equivariant cobordism theory
10:00 - 10:30 Rachel Hardeman (University of Calgary), An Introduction to A-Homotopy Theory: A Discrete Homotopy Theory for Graphs
16:00 - 16:30 Ben Williams (University of British Columbia), $\mathbb{A}^1$-homotopy and a conjecture of Suslin
16:30 - 17:00 Steven Rayan (University of Saskatchewan), The quiver at the bottom of the twisted nilpotent cone on $\mathbb P^1$
17:00 - 17:30 Cihan Okay (University of British Columbia), Mod-$\ell$ homotopy type of the classifying space for commutativity
17:30 - 18:00 Anthony Bahri (Rider University), Polyhedral products and their applications
Sunday June 9  (ED 318, Education Building)
8:30 - 9:00 Tyrone Ghaswala (University of Manitoba), Promoting circle actions to actions on the real line
9:00 - 9:30 Patrick Naylor (University of Waterloo), Trisections and twists of 4-manifolds
9:30 - 10:00 Kate Poirier (New York City College of Technology), Directed planar trees, V-infinity algebras, and string topology
10:00 - 10:30 Krishanu Sankar (University of British Columbia), Mod 2 cohomology and the braid group

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