2014 CMS Winter Meeting

McMaster University, December 5 - 8, 2014

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

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Thursday December 4 | |

18:00 - 22:00 | CMS Executive Committee, Hunter Room |

Friday December 5 | |

11:00 - 13:00 | CMS Development Group Luncheon, Ballroom South/West |

13:00 - 14:15 | STUDC - Presentation Skills Workshop, Adelaide Room |

13:00 - 17:00 | CMS Board of Directors Meeting, Ballroom South/West |

14:30 - 16:00 | STUDC - CV Writing Workshop, Adelaide Room |

16:00 - 19:30 | Registration, Ballroom Foyer |

17:00 - 18:00 | Jeffrey Rosenthal (Toronto), Public Lecture, From Coins to Polls to Monte Carlo, Ballroom Centre/East |

18:00 - 19:30 | Welcome Reception, Ballroom Foyer |

Saturday December 6 | |

8:00 - 16:00 | Registration, Ballroom Foyer |

8:00 - 16:00 | AARMS-CMS Student Poster Session, Ballroom Foyer |

8:45 - 9:00 | Opening Address, Ballroom East |

9:00 - 11:30 | CMS Publications Committee, Hunter Room |

9:00 - 10:00 | Isaac Goldbring (UIC), Plenary Speaker, Monad measure spaces and combinatorial number theory, Ballroom Centre/East |

9:30 - 16:00 | Exhibits, Ballroom Foyer |

10:00 - 10:30 | Break, Ballroom Foyer |

10:30 - 11:30 | Frédéric Gourdeau (Laval), Adrien Pouliot Award and Lecture, Mathematics, education and society: a fascinating journey, Ballroom Centre/East |

11:30 - 12:30 | Kenneth R. Davidson (Waterloo), David Borwein Distinguished Career Award and Lecture, Noncommutative dilation theory, Ballroom Centre/East |

12:00 - 16:00 | CMS Student Committee, Duke Room |

12:30 - 14:00 | CMS Town Hall Meeting and NSERC Update on Institute Innovation Platform Funding, Ballroom Centre/East |

14:00 - 14:30 | Donald A. Dawson (Carleton), Stochastic Models and Applications, Random walk, percolation and branching systems on the hierarchical group, Suite 302 |

14:00 - 14:30 | Bernardo Galvao-Sousa (Toronto), Teaching Introduction to Proofs Courses, Proofs with Clickers, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 203 |

14:00 - 14:30 | Mohammad Alamgir Hossain (Memorial), Contributed Papers, Numerical modelling of the nonhydrostatic mesoscale stratified flows, Buchanan Room |

14:00 - 14:30 | Nicholas Kevlahan (McMaster), Geometric Discretization Methods and Adaptivity, A dynamically adaptive wavelet-based method for the shallow water equations on the icosahedral sphere, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 201 |

14:00 - 14:30 | Askold Khovanskii (Toronto), Toric and Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, Newton polyhedra and irreducible components of complete intersection, Durand Room |

14:00 - 14:30 | Dmitry Korotkin (Concordia), Integrable Systems: Recent Developments, Bergman tau-function and geometry of moduli spaces, Adelaide Room |

14:00 - 14:30 | Marcelo Laca (Victoria), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, von Neumann algebras of strongly connected higher rank graphs, Ballroom South |

14:00 - 14:30 | Chun-Kit Lai (San Francisco State University), Frames, Fractals, Tiling, and Wavelets, in Connection with the Fuglede's Conjecture, Fuglede's and generalized Fuglede's conjecture on ${\mathbb R}^1$, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 205 |

14:00 - 14:30 | Steffen Lempp (Wisconsin – Madison), Computability Theory, Kalimullin pairs and definability in the enumeration degrees, Charlton Room |

14:00 - 14:30 | Robert McCann (Toronto), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics, The spectrum for a family of fourth order diffusions near the self-similar attractor, Beckett Room |

14:00 - 14:30 | Juan Migliore (Notre Dame), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, Secant varieties to the varieties of reducible hypersurfaces, Ballroom West |

14:00 - 14:30 | Sébastien Portalier (McGill), Dynamics of Biological Systems, Size-related Effects of Physical Factors on Trophic Interactions, McQuesten Room |

14:00 - 14:30 | Henry Wolkowicz (Waterloo), Recent Advances in Variational Analysis and Linear Optimization, Coordinate Shadows of Semi-definite and Euclidean Distance Matrix Completions, York Room |

14:00 - 14:30 | Jianhong Wu (York), Dynamical Systems with Applications in Mathematical Biology, Mathematics for food-borne disease spread: water chemistry and pathogen cross-contamination dynamics during washing procedures, Heritage Room |

14:00 - 15:00 | John Baldwin (Boston College), Geometry and Topology of Manifolds in Low-Dimensions, A refinement of the Ozsvath-Szabo contact invariant, MacNab Room |

14:00 - 15:00 | Jacques Hurtubise (McGill), Differential Geometry, Poisson Surfaces and Integrable Systems, Ferguson Room |

14:00 - 15:00 | Rahim Moosa (Waterloo), Model Theory, Differential fields with free operators, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 202 |

14:30 - 15:00 | Louis-Pierre Arguin (Montreal), Stochastic Models and Applications, Probabilistic approach for the maxima of the Riemann Zeta function on the critical line, Suite 302 |

14:30 - 15:00 | Lucas Calixto (Ottawa), Contributed Papers, Equivariant Map Queer Lie Superalgebras, Buchanan Room |

14:30 - 15:00 | Ellen Chih (California - Berkeley), Computability Theory, Splittings and computably enumerable sets, Charlton Room |

14:30 - 15:00 | Raphael Clouatre (Waterloo), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, Duality and peak-interpolation for continuous multipliers of the Drury-Arveson space, Ballroom South |

14:30 - 15:00 | Dorin Dutkay (University of Central Florida), Frames, Fractals, Tiling, and Wavelets, in Connection with the Fuglede's Conjecture, Tiling and scaling properties of spectra of fractals, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 205 |

14:30 - 15:00 | Kiumars Kaveh (University of Pittsburgh), Toric and Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, Toric degenerations and applications, Durand Room |

14:30 - 15:00 | Bartosz Protas (McMaster), Recent Advances in Variational Analysis and Linear Optimization, Probing Fundamental Bounds in Hydrodynamics Using Variational Optimization Methods, York Room |

14:30 - 15:00 | Yong Su Shin (Sungshin Women's University), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, The Minimal Free Graded Resolution of A Star-Configuration in $\mathbb P^n$, Ballroom West |

14:30 - 15:00 | Vasilisa Shramchenko (Sherbrooke), Integrable Systems: Recent Developments, Poncelet theorem and Painlevé VI, Adelaide Room |

14:30 - 15:00 | Daniel Solow (Case Western Reserve University), Teaching Introduction to Proofs Courses, What an Ideal Transition Course Should (and Should Not) Be...in My Opinion, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 203 |

14:30 - 15:00 | Vitali Vougalter (University of Cape Town), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics, Existence of stationary solutions for some nonlocal reaction-diffusion equations, Beckett Room |

14:30 - 15:00 | Steve Walker (McMaster), Dynamics of Biological Systems, McQuesten Room |

14:30 - 15:00 | Marion Weedermann (Dominican), Dynamical Systems with Applications in Mathematical Biology, Optimization of biogas production in a model for anaerobic digestion, Heritage Room |

14:30 - 15:00 | Kris Van Der Zee (Nottingham), Geometric Discretization Methods and Adaptivity, Stable discretization of gradient-flow diffuse-interface models, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 201 |

15:00 - 15:30 | Break, Ballroom Foyer |

15:30 - 16:00 | Marie Auger-Méthé (Alberta), Dynamics of Biological Systems, Tackling the challenges of fitting movement models to marine data, McQuesten Room |

15:30 - 16:00 | Phelim Boyle (Wilfrid Laurier), Stochastic Models and Applications, Beyond Perron Frobenius, Suite 302 |

15:30 - 16:00 | Yuen-Lam (Vris) Cheung (Waterloo), Recent Advances in Variational Analysis and Linear Optimization, Efficient and Accurate Solutions for Linear Programs with Bound Constraints, York Room |

15:30 - 16:00 | George Elliott (Toronto), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, Recent progress in C*-algebra classification theory, Ballroom South |

15:30 - 16:00 | Tai Ha (Tulane), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, Algebraic invariants of fiber products, Ballroom West |

15:30 - 16:00 | Kathryn Hare (Waterloo), Frames, Fractals, Tiling, and Wavelets, in Connection with the Fuglede's Conjecture, Hausdorff and packing measures of balanced Cantor sets, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 205 |

15:30 - 16:00 | Valentina Harizanov (The George Washington University), Computability Theory, Interaction of computability theory and computable algebra, Charlton Room |

15:30 - 16:00 | Robert L Jerrard (Toronto), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics, Existence and uniqueness of minimizers of general least gradient problems, Beckett Room |

15:30 - 16:00 | Reese Johnston (University of Wisconsin), Contributed Papers, Complexity of binary trees of uncountable height, Buchanan Room |

15:30 - 16:00 | Kalle Karu (UBC), Toric and Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, Non-finitely generated Cox rings, Durand Room |

15:30 - 16:00 | Scott MacLachlan (Memorial), Geometric Discretization Methods and Adaptivity, First-order system Petrov-Galerkin discretization for a singularly perturbed reaction-diffusion problem, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 201 |

15:30 - 16:00 | Ronnie Nagloo (City University of New York), Model Theory, Internality and the Painlevé property for order one equations, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 202 |

15:30 - 16:00 | Robert Smith? (Ottawa), Dynamical Systems with Applications in Mathematical Biology, Can mathematics change the world? Insights into policy changes using HPV modelling as an example, Heritage Room |

15:30 - 16:00 | Maria Wesslen (Toronto), Teaching Introduction to Proofs Courses, Connecting an Introduction to Proofs course with higher level courses, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 203 |

15:30 - 16:00 | Thomas Wolf (Brock), Integrable Systems: Recent Developments, Integrability study of breaking-wave equations, Adelaide Room |

15:30 - 16:30 | Ailana Fraser (UBC), Differential Geometry, Uniqueness theorems for free boundary minimal surfaces, Ferguson Room |

15:30 - 16:30 | Joshua Greene (Boston College), Geometry and Topology of Manifolds in Low-Dimensions, Strong L-spaces, MacNab Room |

16:00 - 16:30 | Dave Anderson (IMPA), Toric and Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, Beyond the determinantal formula of Schubert calculus, Durand Room |

16:00 - 16:30 | Jennifer Biermann (Mt. Holyoke), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, Generalized edge and cover ideals, Ballroom West |

16:00 - 16:30 | Michael Cavers (Calgary), Contributed Papers, Rewiring dynamics on directed graphs, Buchanan Room |

16:00 - 16:30 | Marina Chugunova (Claremont Graduate University), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics, Nonnegative weak solutions for a degenerate system modeling the spreading of surfactant on thin films, Beckett Room |

16:00 - 16:30 | Yichuan (Daniel) Ding (UBC), Recent Advances in Variational Analysis and Linear Optimization, An Overloaded Bipartite Queueing System with Scoring-Based Priority Rules, York Room |

16:00 - 16:30 | James Freitag (California, Berkeley), Model Theory, Varieties and isogeny classes of elliptic curves, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 202 |

16:00 - 16:30 | Adam Fuller (Nebraska), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, Von Neumann Algebras and Extensions of Inverse Semigroups, Ballroom South |

16:00 - 16:30 | Matthew Harrison-Trainor (California – Berkeley), Computability Theory, Independence in computable algebra, Charlton Room |

16:00 - 16:30 | Franklin Mendivil (Acadia), Frames, Fractals, Tiling, and Wavelets, in Connection with the Fuglede's Conjecture, Hausdorff and packing measures of Cantor sets associated with series, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 205 |

16:00 - 16:30 | Alexander Odesski (Brock), Integrable Systems: Recent Developments, Non-homogeneous systems of hydrodynamic type possessing Lax representations, Adelaide Room |

16:00 - 16:30 | Patrick Rault (SUNY Geneseo), Teaching Introduction to Proofs Courses, Using inquiry-based learning to teach proofs., Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 203 |

16:00 - 16:30 | Katherine Scranton (Yale), Dynamics of Biological Systems, Life history variation and environmental fluctuations jointly shape extinction risk of a population, McQuesten Room |

16:00 - 16:30 | Clarence Simard (HEC Montreal), Stochastic Models and Applications, General model for limit order book and market orders, Suite 302 |

16:00 - 16:30 | Peter Stechlinski (Waterloo), Dynamical Systems with Applications in Mathematical Biology, Control strategies for a seasonal model of chikungunya disease, Heritage Room |

16:00 - 16:30 | Andy Wan (McGill), Geometric Discretization Methods and Adaptivity, The multiplier method to construct conservative finite difference schemes for ordinary and partial differential equations, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 201 |

16:15 - 17:15 | Judging - AARMS-CMS Student Poster Session, Ballroom Foyer |

16:30 - 17:00 | Gerard Awanou (University of Illinois Chicago), Geometric Discretization Methods and Adaptivity, Analysis of numerical methods for the Monge-Amp\`ere equation, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 201 |

16:30 - 17:00 | Gal Binyamini (Toronto), Model Theory, Bezout-type theorems for differential fields, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 202 |

16:30 - 17:00 | Stefanella Boatto (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics, Beckett Room |

16:30 - 17:00 | Enrico Carlini (Monash/Politecnico di Torino), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, On the Waring rank of cubics, Ballroom West |

16:30 - 17:00 | Antoine Deza (McMaster), Recent Advances in Variational Analysis and Linear Optimization, On the polynomial Hirsch conjecture and its continuous analogue, York Room |

16:30 - 17:00 | Charles Doran (Alberta), Toric and Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, K3 fibrations on Calabi-Yau threefolds and Landau-Ginzburg models of Fano threefolds, Durand Room |

16:30 - 17:00 | Steve Furino (Waterloo), Teaching Introduction to Proofs Courses, A Generation of Teaching Proofs, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 203 |

16:30 - 17:00 | Tarik Gouhier (Northeastern University), Dynamics of Biological Systems, Coral disease dynamics under environmental change, McQuesten Room |

16:30 - 17:00 | Hongbin Guo (Public Health Agency of Canada), Dynamical Systems with Applications in Mathematical Biology, Immigration Disease Models, Heritage Room |

16:30 - 17:00 | Kyle Hambrook (UBC), Frames, Fractals, Tiling, and Wavelets, in Connection with the Fuglede's Conjecture, Explicit Salem Sets, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 205 |

16:30 - 17:00 | Cagatay Kutluhan (Buffalo), Geometry and Topology of Manifolds in Low-Dimensions, Sutured ECH is a natural invariant, MacNab Room |

16:30 - 17:00 | Alexander Melnikov (California – Berkeley), Computability Theory, Torsion-free abelian groups and infinite divisibility, Charlton Room |

16:30 - 17:00 | Danilo Riglioni (Montréal), Integrable Systems: Recent Developments, Superintegrable systems with spin induced by coalgebra symmetry, Adelaide Room |

16:30 - 17:00 | Schehrazad Selmane (University of Science and Technology Houari Boumediene, Algeria), Contributed Papers, Forecast of Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Incidence using Temperature, Buchanan Room |

16:30 - 17:00 | Yanli Song (Toronto), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, Localization of fundamental K-homology classes, Ballroom South |

16:30 - 17:00 | Wei Sun (Concordia), Stochastic Models and Applications, New criteria for Hunt’s hypothesis (H) of Levy processes, Suite 302 |

16:30 - 17:30 | Frédéric Rochon (UQAM), Differential Geometry, A Cheeger-Müller theorem on manifolds with cusps, Ferguson Room |

17:00 - 17:30 | Harbir Antil (George Mason), Geometric Discretization Methods and Adaptivity, Optimal control of a free boundary problem, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 201 |

17:00 - 17:30 | Martin Argerami (Regina), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, Classification of finitely generated operator systems, Ballroom South |

17:00 - 17:30 | Raluca Balan (Ottawa), Stochastic Models and Applications, Intermittency for the stochastic wave and heat equations with fractional noise in time, Suite 302 |

17:00 - 17:30 | Mats Boij (KTH), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, Cones of Hilbert Functions, Ballroom West |

17:00 - 17:30 | Andres Contreras (Fields), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics, Beckett Room |

17:00 - 17:30 | Ahad Dehghani (McGill), Recent Advances in Variational Analysis and Linear Optimization, A Primal-Dual Regularized Interior-Point Method for Semidefinite Programming, York Room |

17:00 - 17:30 | Andrew Donald (Michigan State), Geometry and Topology of Manifolds in Low-Dimensions, Embedding 3-manifolds smoothly in $S^4$, MacNab Room |

17:00 - 17:30 | Dale Garraway (Eastern Washington University), Teaching Introduction to Proofs Courses, The role of Structure in an introduction to proofs course., Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 203 |

17:00 - 17:30 | Felicia Magpantay (University of Michigan), Dynamical Systems with Applications in Mathematical Biology, Fitting models of imperfect vaccines to pertussis incidence data, Heritage Room |

17:00 - 17:30 | Masoumeh Sajedi (Montréal), Integrable Systems: Recent Developments, Two-dimensional superintegrable quantum systems with potentials expressed in terms of Painlevé transcendents, Adelaide Room |

17:00 - 17:30 | Noah Schweber (California – Berkeley), Computability Theory, Computability and structures in generic extensions, Charlton Room |

17:00 - 17:30 | Alexandra Teslya (McMaster), Dynamics of Biological Systems, Predator-prey models with distributed delay: numerical exploration, McQuesten Room |

17:00 - 17:30 | Hugh Thomas (UNB), Toric and Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, Monodromy for the quintic mirror, Durand Room |

17:00 - 18:00 | Maryanthe Malliaris (Chicago), Model Theory, Saturation of ultrapowers and Keisler's order, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 202 |

17:30 - 18:00 | Xiangke Chang (Saskatchewan), Integrable Systems: Recent Developments, A generalized nonisospectral Camassa-Holm equation and its multipeakon solutions, Adelaide Room |

17:30 - 18:00 | Chris Cornwell (UQAM), Geometry and Topology of Manifolds in Low-Dimensions, Conormal tori and knot contact homology, MacNab Room |

17:30 - 18:00 | Kael Dixon (McGill), Toric and Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, How black holes give counter-examples to the convexity of the moment map., Durand Room |

17:30 - 18:00 | Qi Gao (National Taiwan University), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics, Symmetric vortices of two-component Ginzburg-Landau system, Beckett Room |

17:30 - 18:00 | Julia Knight (Notre Dame), Computability Theory, Comparing two versions of the reals using computability, Charlton Room |

17:30 - 18:00 | Rafal Kulik (Ottawa), Stochastic Models and Applications, Heavy tailed time series with extremal independence, Suite 302 |

17:30 - 18:00 | Jason Phillips (Wright State University), Frames, Fractals, Tiling, and Wavelets, in Connection with the Fuglede's Conjecture, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 205 |

17:30 - 18:00 | Gergely Rost (University of Szeged), Dynamical Systems with Applications in Mathematical Biology, Endemic Bubbles Generated by Delayed Behavioral Response in Epidemic Models, Heritage Room |

17:30 - 18:00 | Robert Strehl (Ryerson), Contributed Papers, Efficient stochastic simulation of multiscale reaction-diffusion models, Buchanan Room |

17:30 - 18:00 | Jaimal Thind and Shay Fuchs [Joint] (Toronto), Teaching Introduction to Proofs Courses, Once we teach, what do we ask?, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 203 |

17:30 - 18:00 | Yanyu Xiao (Alberta), Dynamics of Biological Systems, Modeling the effect of human activities on the transmission of vector-borne diseases, McQuesten Room |

17:30 - 18:00 | Yuriy Zinchenko (Calgary), Recent Advances in Variational Analysis and Linear Optimization, On a shortest 2-path problem, York Room |

17:30 - 18:30 | Reza Seyyadali (Waterloo), Differential Geometry, Extremal metrics on ruled manifolds, Ferguson Room |

18:00 - 19:30 | Reception by the Women in Mathematics Committee of the CMS, LOFT Lounge |

18:00 - 18:30 | Mingzhong Cai (Wisconsin-Madison), Computability Theory, The join property and low$_2$ r.e.\ degrees, Charlton Room |

20:15 - 22:00 | Student Social, 8:00pm - Meet in hotel lobby (Event at Baltimore House, 43 King William Street) |

Sunday December 7 | |

7:30 - 16:00 | Registration, Ballroom Foyer |

8:00 - 16:00 | AARMS-CMS Student Poster Session, Ballroom Foyer |

8:00 - 9:00 | Robert Beiko (Dalhousie), Plenary Speaker, When Phylogenetic Trees Can’t Agree: Building a coherent network of microbial gene sharing, Ballroom Centre/East |

9:00 - 9:30 | Sue Ann Campbell (Waterloo), Dynamical Systems with Applications in Mathematical Biology, Mean Field Analysis of Networks of Neurons, Heritage Room |

9:00 - 9:30 | Dustin Cartwright (Yale), Toric and Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, Tree compactifications of the moduli space of genus 0 curves, Durand Room |

9:00 - 9:30 | Brian Harbourne (Nebraska), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, Survey of recent work on resurgences and the containment problem, Ballroom West |

9:00 - 9:30 | Warren Hare (UBC), Recent Advances in Variational Analysis and Linear Optimization, Numerical Variational Analysis, York Room |

9:00 - 9:30 | Douglas Henrich (Iroquois Ridge High School), Contributed Papers, Mathematical Ethics: Values, Valences and Virtues, Buchanan Room |

9:00 - 9:30 | Anil Hirani (University of Illinois Urbana-Champain), Geometric Discretization Methods and Adaptivity, New Spaces for DEC, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 201 |

9:00 - 9:30 | Xi Huo (Ryerson), Dynamics of Biological Systems, An age-structured epidemic disease model with delayed contact tracing, McQuesten Room |

9:00 - 9:30 | Mihalis Kolountzakis (University of Crete), Frames, Fractals, Tiling, and Wavelets, in Connection with the Fuglede's Conjecture, Riesz bases of exponentials for domains that tile multiply with a lattice, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 205 |

9:00 - 9:30 | Neal Madras (York), Stochastic Models and Applications, Random 312-Avoiding Permutations, Suite 302 |

9:00 - 9:30 | Laurent Marcoux (Waterloo), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, On selfadjoint extensions of semigroups of partial isometries, Ballroom South |

9:00 - 9:30 | Jan Reimann (Penn State), Computability Theory, Algorithmically random point processes, Charlton Room |

9:00 - 9:30 | Bruno Remillard (HEC Montreal), Financial Mathematics, Option pricing in a discrete time model for the limit order book, Adelaide Room |

9:00 - 9:30 | Daniel Ruberman (Brandeis), Geometry and Topology of Manifolds in Low-Dimensions, Smooth structures on contractible 4-manifolds, MacNab Room |

9:00 - 9:30 | Athipat Thamrongthanyalak (Ohio State), Model Theory, Continuous Definable Skolem Functions in O-minimal Structures, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 202 |

9:00 - 10:00 | Hichem Ben-El-Mechaiekh, Nadia Hardy, Dragana Martinovic and Yvan St-Aubin (Brock, Concordia, Windsor, and Montreal), Undergraduate Mathematics Education in 21st Century: Rethinking Curriculum, PANEL DISCUSSION: What is the mathematics we ‘should’ teach and the pedagogy we ‘should’ use in this XXIst Century?, Ballroom Centre/East |

9:00 - 10:00 | Ruxandra Moraru (Waterloo), Differential Geometry, Generalized holomorphic bundles on non-Kaehler elliptic surfaces, Ferguson Room |

9:00 - 10:00 | Al Weiss (Alberta), Arithmetic Algebraic Geometry, What is equivariant Iwasawa theory?, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 203 |

9:00 - 10:00 | Yuri Wolf (National Center for Biotechnology Information, Maryland), Origin and Evolution of Bacterial Genomes, Turbulent genomes: quantification of gene acquisition, loss and displacement in prokaryotes, Wellington Room |

9:30 - 16:00 | Exhibits, Ballroom Foyer |

9:30 - 10:00 | Louigi Addario-Berry (McGill), Stochastic Models and Applications, Random maps and their cores, Suite 302 |

9:30 - 10:00 | Alex Badescu (University du Quebec a Montreal), Financial Mathematics, Derivative pricing with Non-Gaussian GARCH Models and their Diffusion Limits, Adelaide Room |

9:30 - 10:00 | Guihong Fan (Columbus State), Dynamical Systems with Applications in Mathematical Biology, The Bifurcation Study of 1:2 Resonance in a Delayed System of Two Coupled Neurons, Heritage Room |

9:30 - 10:00 | Bernhard Konrad (UBC), Dynamics of Biological Systems, Mathematical models to quantify and optimize HIV interventions in British Columbia, McQuesten Room |

9:30 - 10:00 | Adam Levine (Princeton), Geometry and Topology of Manifolds in Low-Dimensions, Satellite operators and piecewise-linear concordance., MacNab Room |

9:30 - 10:00 | Sarah Mayes (Quest), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, Boij-S\"{o}derberg decompositions of systems of ideals, Ballroom West |

9:30 - 10:00 | Ethan McCarthy (Wisconsin—Madison), Contributed Papers, Counting periodic billiard paths on some tessellating polygons, Buchanan Room |

9:30 - 10:00 | Michael Metel (McMaster), Recent Advances in Variational Analysis and Linear Optimization, Chance Constrained Optimization for Parimutuel Horse Race Betting, York Room |

9:30 - 10:00 | Sanjay Patel (McMaster), Model Theory, o-minimality for quasi-analytic algebras of functions of one variable, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 202 |

9:30 - 10:00 | Christopher Porter (Florida), Computability Theory, Initial segment complexity and randomness for computable measures, Charlton Room |

9:30 - 10:00 | Farbod Shokrieh (Cornell), Toric and Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, Faithful Tropicalization of Abelian Varieties, Durand Room |

9:30 - 10:00 | Andy Wan (McGill), Geometric Discretization Methods and Adaptivity, Adaptive space-time finite element method for the $p$-curl problem from high temperature superconductivity, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 201 |

9:30 - 10:00 | Qingyun Wang (Toronto), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, Regularity property and actions with the weak tracial Rokhlin property, Ballroom South |

10:00 - 10:30 | Break, Ballroom Foyer |

10:30 - 11:30 | Miroslav Lovric (McMaster), Plenary Speaker, What Everyone is Talking About: Math for the 21st Century, Ballroom Centre/East |

11:30 - 12:30 | Askold Khovanskii (Toronto), Jeffery-Williams Prize and Lecture, Algebraic geometry, Newton polyhedra and Newton--Okounkov bodies, Ballroom Centre/East |

12:30 - 14:00 | Nelson Education: Breathing Life into University Mathematics (Light lunch provided), Ballroom Centre/East |

12:30 - 14:30 | CMS Math Competitions Committee, Hunter Room |

14:00 - 14:30 | Gualtiero Badin (University of Hamburg), Environmental and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Hydrodynamic Nambu Brackets derived by Geometric Constraints, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 201 |

14:00 - 14:30 | Douglas Cenzer (Florida), Computability Theory, Algorithmically random functions and effective capacity, Charlton Room |

14:00 - 14:30 | Susan Cooper (North Dakota), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, Fat Points, Grids, and Partial Intersections, Ballroom West |

14:00 - 14:30 | Graham Denham (Western), Toric and Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, Coordinate rings of compactified arrangements, Durand Room |

14:00 - 14:30 | Cody Hyndman (Concordia), Financial Mathematics, Optimal measure transformation problems for defaultable bonds, futures prices and forward prices, Adelaide Room |

14:00 - 14:30 | Ali Khanafer (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Dynamics of Biological Systems, Stability of SIS Models over Directed Graphs: A Positive Systems Approach, McQuesten Room |

14:00 - 14:30 | Lyudmila Korobenko (McMaster), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics, Infinitely degenerate elliptic equations and non doubling metrics, Beckett Room |

14:00 - 14:30 | Miroslav Lovric and Chantal Buteau (McMaster and Brock), Undergraduate Mathematics Education in 21st Century: Rethinking Curriculum, Undergraduate Mathematics Education in 21st Century — Rethinking Curriculum : Introduction, Ballroom Centre/East |

14:00 - 14:30 | Don L. McLeish (Waterloo), Stochastic Models and Applications, Convergence of the Discrete Variance Swap in Time-Homogeneous Diffusion Models, Suite 302 |

14:00 - 14:30 | Walaa Moursi (UBC), Recent Advances in Variational Analysis and Linear Optimization, Generalized solutions for the sum of two maximally monotone operators., York Room |

14:00 - 14:30 | S.M. Ashrafur Rahman (Western), Contributed Papers, Modelling the impact of early versus late antiretroviral treatment on HIV epidemics, Buchanan Room |

14:00 - 14:30 | József Vass (Waterloo), Frames, Fractals, Tiling, and Wavelets, in Connection with the Fuglede's Conjecture, On the Exact Convex Hull of IFS Fractals, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 205 |

14:00 - 14:30 | Lin Wang (UNB), Dynamical Systems with Applications in Mathematical Biology, Biological systems with multiple stable states, Heritage Room |

14:00 - 14:30 | Matt Wiersma (Waterloo), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, C*-norms for tensor products of discrete group C*-algebras, Ballroom South |

14:00 - 15:00 | Dror Bar-Natan (Toronto), Geometry and Topology of Manifolds in Low-Dimensions, Tangles, Wheels, Balloons, MacNab Room |

14:00 - 15:00 | Tal Dagan (University of Kiel), Origin and Evolution of Bacterial Genomes, Phylogenomic networks reveal trends and barriers to lateral gene transfer during microbial evolution, Wellington Room |

14:00 - 15:00 | Philipp Hieronymi (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Model Theory, Expansions of the ordered additive group of real numbers by two discrete subgroups, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 202 |

14:00 - 15:00 | Meng Fai Lim (Toronto), Arithmetic Algebraic Geometry, Comparing the Iwasawa mu-invariants of Selmer groups, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 203 |

14:00 - 15:00 | Xiangwen Zhang (Columbia), Differential Geometry, Minkowski formulae and Alexandrov's theorems in spacetimes, Ferguson Room |

14:30 - 15:00 | Eric Astor (Chicago), Computability Theory, Asymptotic density, immunity, and randomness, Charlton Room |

14:30 - 15:00 | Heinz Bauschke (UBC), Recent Advances in Variational Analysis and Linear Optimization, The Douglas-Rachford Algorithm: Recent Progress, York Room |

14:30 - 15:00 | Alexei Cheviakov (Saskatchewan), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics, Nonlinear Equations for Finite-Amplitude Wave Propagation in Fiber-Reinforced Hyperelastic Media, Beckett Room |

14:30 - 15:00 | Walter Craig (McMaster), Environmental and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Birkhoff normal forms for water waves, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 201 |

14:30 - 15:00 | Eric Foxall (Victoria), Dynamics of Biological Systems, Social contact processes and the partner model, McQuesten Room |

14:30 - 15:00 | Frédéric Gourdeau (Laval), Undergraduate Mathematics Education in 21st Century: Rethinking Curriculum, Mathematics, technology and curriculum: a complex interaction, Ballroom Centre/East |

14:30 - 15:00 | Victor LeBlanc (Ottawa), Dynamical Systems with Applications in Mathematical Biology, Lattice symmetry breaking perturbations for spiral waves, Heritage Room |

14:30 - 15:00 | Deli Li (Lakehead), Stochastic Models and Applications, A Characterization of a New Type of Strong Law of Large Numbers, Suite 302 |

14:30 - 15:00 | Christopher Manon (George Mason University), Toric and Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, Toric geometry of moduli spaces of principal bundles on a curve., Durand Room |

14:30 - 15:00 | Paolo Mantero (UC Riverside), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, On a conjecture by G. V. Chudnovsky, Ballroom West |

14:30 - 15:00 | Chris Ramsey (Virginia), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, The semicrossed product algebra of a dynamical system, Ballroom South |

14:30 - 15:00 | Anatoliy Swishchuk (Calgary), Financial Mathematics, Volatility Derivatives: History, Ideas and Developments, Adelaide Room |

14:30 - 15:00 | Baris Ugurcan (Western), Frames, Fractals, Tiling, and Wavelets, in Connection with the Fuglede's Conjecture, Whitney-type Problems and Haar Expansions on the Sierpinski Gasket, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 205 |

14:30 - 15:00 | Xiaoying Wang (Western), Contributed Papers, A two-patch predator-prey model with adaptive habitancy of predators, Buchanan Room |

15:00 - 15:30 | Break, Ballroom Foyer |

15:30 - 16:00 | Daniel Brown (Waterloo), Origin and Evolution of Bacterial Genomes, Fast algorithms for phylogenetic reconstruction of aligned sequeneces, Wellington Room |

15:30 - 16:00 | Luca Chiantini (Siena), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, On the representation of general forms, Ballroom West |

15:30 - 16:00 | Trubee Davison (University of Colorado), Frames, Fractals, Tiling, and Wavelets, in Connection with the Fuglede's Conjecture, Generalizing the Kantorovich Metric to Projection Valued Measures: With an Application to IFS, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 205 |

15:30 - 16:00 | Greg Doyle (Carleton University), Contributed Papers, Explicit Evaluation of Double Gauss Sums, Buchanan Room |

15:30 - 16:00 | Damir Dzhafarov (Connecticut), Computability Theory, Computable, uniform, and strong reductions, Charlton Room |

15:30 - 16:00 | Doug Farenick (Regina), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, Expectation and Bayes rule with quantum random variables, Ballroom South |

15:30 - 16:00 | Nadia Hardy (Concordia), Undergraduate Mathematics Education in 21st Century: Rethinking Curriculum, 1939 – 2014: Can the mathematics undergraduate curriculum catch up? (*), Ballroom Centre/East |

15:30 - 16:00 | Lisa Jeffrey (Toronto), Toric and Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, A Hamiltonian circle action on the triple reduced product of coadjoint orbits of SU(3), Durand Room |

15:30 - 16:00 | Petar Jevtic (McMaster), Financial Mathematics, Assessing the solvency of insurance portfolios via a continuous-time cohort model, Adelaide Room |

15:30 - 16:00 | Jana Marikova (Western Illinois), Model Theory, Measuring definable sets in o-minimal structures, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 202 |

15:30 - 16:00 | Irena Papst (McMaster), Dynamics of Biological Systems, (Don’t) Panic! — Modelling changes in human behaviour over the course of an infectious disease outbreak, McQuesten Room |

15:30 - 16:00 | Dmitry Pelinovsky (McMaster), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics, Orbital stability of periodic waves and black solitons in the cubic defocusing NLS equation, Beckett Room |

15:30 - 16:00 | Jonathan Sands (University of Vermont), Arithmetic Algebraic Geometry, Zeta-functions and Finiteness of the Number of Ideal Classes in Quaternion Orders, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 203 |

15:30 - 16:00 | Hristo Sendov (Western), Recent Advances in Variational Analysis and Linear Optimization, Loci of complex polynomials, York Room |

15:30 - 16:00 | Jacques Vanneste (University of Edinburgh), Environmental and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Interactions between near-inertial waves and mean flow in the ocean, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 201 |

15:30 - 16:00 | Xiaowen Zhou (Concordia), Stochastic Models and Applications, Some Support Properties of $\Lambda$-Fleming-Viot Processes with Brownian Spatial Motion, Suite 302 |

15:30 - 16:00 | Xingfu Zou (Western), Dynamical Systems with Applications in Mathematical Biology, Budding vs lysis---- on viral release strategies in virus replication, Heritage Room |

15:30 - 16:30 | Johanna Mangahas (Buffalo), Geometry and Topology of Manifolds in Low-Dimensions, Convex cocompactness in right-angled Artin groups, MacNab Room |

15:30 - 16:30 | William Wylie (Syracuse), Differential Geometry, Positive weighted sectional curvature, Ferguson Room |

16:00 - 16:30 | Gino Biondini (University of Buffalo), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics, The integrable nature of modulational instability, Beckett Room |

16:00 - 16:30 | Stefano Favaro (University of Torino and Collegio Carlo Alberto), Stochastic Models and Applications, A new tool for nonparametric estimation of species variety with Gibbs-type priors, Suite 302 |

16:00 - 16:30 | Weilong Hao (Wayne State University), Origin and Evolution of Bacterial Genomes, Estimating evolutionary rates of discrete characters, and its application on genome evolution, Wellington Room |

16:00 - 16:30 | Gregory Igusa (Notre Dame), Computability Theory, Cohen 1-generics and the finite intersection principle, Charlton Room |

16:00 - 16:30 | Yael Karshon (Toronto), Toric and Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, Non-compact symplectic toric manifolds, Durand Room |

16:00 - 16:30 | Matthew Luther (McMaster), Model Theory, Instability of Asymptotic Cones of Symmetric Spaces, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 202 |

16:00 - 16:30 | Connell McCluskey (Wilfrid Laurier), Dynamical Systems with Applications in Mathematical Biology, Disease Models with Immigration, Heritage Room |

16:00 - 16:30 | Adam Metzler (Wilfired Laurier), Financial Mathematics, Regulatory Concerns Related to CoCo Bonds - Mathematical Modeling, Adelaide Room |

16:00 - 16:30 | Alessandro Oneto (Stockholm), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, A Waring problem with higher degree terms, Ballroom West |

16:00 - 16:30 | Farzad Pourbabaee (McMaster), Contributed Papers, Assortative Configuration Graphs, Buchanan Room |

16:00 - 16:30 | Dora Rosati (McMaster), Dynamics of Biological Systems, Song popularity as a contagious process, McQuesten Room |

16:00 - 16:30 | Paul Skoufranis (Texas A&M University), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, Free Probability for Pairs of Faces, Ballroom South |

16:00 - 16:30 | Marek Stastna (Waterloo), Environmental and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Swimming Plankton: Limit cycles and the effect of intrinsic vs extrinsic noise, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 201 |

16:00 - 16:30 | Shawn Xianfu Wang (UBC), Recent Advances in Variational Analysis and Linear Optimization, Weak subdifferentials, rl-density and maximal monotonicity, York Room |

16:00 - 16:30 | Chester Weatherby (Wilfrid Laurier), Undergraduate Mathematics Education in 21st Century: Rethinking Curriculum, Underprepared for first year Mathematics: Now what?, Ballroom Centre/East |

16:00 - 16:30 | Eric Weber (Iowa State University), Frames, Fractals, Tiling, and Wavelets, in Connection with the Fuglede's Conjecture, Fourier Frames for the Cantor-4 Set, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 205 |

16:00 - 17:00 | Antonio Lei (Laval), Arithmetic Algebraic Geometry, Universal norm of crystalline classes, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 203 |

16:30 - 17:00 | Abdo Alfakih (Windsor), Recent Advances in Variational Analysis and Linear Optimization, A New Semidefinite Farkas lemma and the dimensional rigidity of bar frameworks, York Room |

16:30 - 17:00 | David Belanger (Cornell), Computability Theory, The jump of an ideal of degrees, Charlton Room |

16:30 - 17:00 | David Champredon (McMaster), Dynamics of Biological Systems, An agent-based model to disentangle the epidemiology of sexually transmitted co-infections, McQuesten Room |

16:30 - 17:00 | Yuri Cher (Toronto), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics, On a class of Generalized Derivative Nonlinear Schr\"odinger Equations, Beckett Room |

16:30 - 17:00 | Chris Eagle (Toronto), Model Theory, Saturation and elementary equivalence of commutative C*-algebras, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 202 |

16:30 - 17:00 | Matthias Franz (Western), Toric and Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, Syzygies in equivariant cohomology for non-abelian Lie groups, Durand Room |

16:30 - 17:00 | Radhey Gupta (McMaster), Origin and Evolution of Bacterial Genomes, A Signature Protein Based In silico Microbial Identification Tool Using Next Generation Sequence Data, Wellington Room |

16:30 - 17:00 | Paul Kushner (Toronto), Environmental and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Decomposing atmospheric planetary waves into standing and travelling components, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 201 |

16:30 - 17:00 | Peter Samuelson (Toronto), Geometry and Topology of Manifolds in Low-Dimensions, Character varieties and a deformed peripherial map, MacNab Room |

16:30 - 17:00 | David Saunders (Waterloo), Financial Mathematics, Lower Tail Independence of Diffusion Hitting Times, Adelaide Room |

16:30 - 17:00 | Zach Teitler (Boise State), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, Lower bound for ranks of invariant forms, Ballroom West |

16:30 - 17:00 | Walter Whiteley (York), Undergraduate Mathematics Education in 21st Century: Rethinking Curriculum, Spatial Reasoning and Communication: Core Mathematics Curriculum, Ballroom Centre/East |

16:30 - 17:00 | Dilian Yang (Windsor), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, Cycline subalgebras of k-graph C*-algebras, Ballroom South |

16:30 - 17:00 | Xiaoqiang Zhao (Memorial), Dynamical Systems with Applications in Mathematical Biology, Propagation Phenomena for A Reaction and Diffusion Model with Seasonal Succession, Heritage Room |

16:30 - 17:00 | Youzhou Zhou (Zhongnan University of Economics and Law), Stochastic Models and Applications, Some Large Deviation Principles and Law of Large Numbers for Random Energy Model, Suite 302 |

16:30 - 17:30 | Marco Gualtieri (Toronto), Differential Geometry, Log symplectic vs generalized complex geometry, Ferguson Room |

17:00 - 17:30 | Hiro Abo (Idaho), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, Eigenvectors of tensors, Ballroom West |

17:00 - 17:30 | Joe Campolieti (Wilfired Laurier), Financial Mathematics, Some functionals for solvable diffusion processes with applications to financial modelling and option pricing, Adelaide Room |

17:00 - 17:30 | Eric Collins (University of Alaska), Origin and Evolution of Bacterial Genomes, Wellington Room |

17:00 - 17:30 | Adam Dor-On (Waterloo), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, C*-envelopes of tensor algebras arising from Markov chains, Ballroom South |

17:00 - 17:30 | Bernardo Galvao-Sousa (Toronto), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics, Accelerating Fronts in Semilinear Wave Equations, Beckett Room |

17:00 - 17:30 | Deguang Han (University of Central Florida), Frames, Fractals, Tiling, and Wavelets, in Connection with the Fuglede's Conjecture, Frames, dilations and related problems, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 205 |

17:00 - 17:30 | Liv Herdman (Stanford & Waterloo), Environmental and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Heat balances and thermally-driven lagoon-ocean exchanges on a tropical coral reef system (Moorea, French Polynesia), Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 201 |

17:00 - 17:30 | Alyson Hildum (McMaster), Geometry and Topology of Manifolds in Low-Dimensions, Topological 4-manifolds with RAAG fundamental groups, MacNab Room |

17:00 - 17:30 | Caroline Junkins (Western), Toric and Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, The Steinberg basis and the twisted gamma-filtration, Durand Room |

17:00 - 17:30 | Lindsay Keegan (McMaster), Dynamics of Biological Systems, Analytic calculations of finite-population reproductive numbers, McQuesten Room |

17:00 - 17:30 | Xinzhi Liu (Waterloo), Dynamical Systems with Applications in Mathematical Biology, A generalized invariance principle for infectious disease models with switching and pulse control, Heritage Room |

17:00 - 17:30 | Ami Mamolo (UOIT), Undergraduate Mathematics Education in 21st Century: Rethinking Curriculum, An argument for the unconventional in undergraduate mathematics education, Ballroom Centre/East |

17:00 - 17:30 | Linda Westrick (Connecticut), Computability Theory, Comparing subshifts in $\mathbb{Z}$ and $\mathbb{Z}^2$, Charlton Room |

17:00 - 18:00 | Bradd Hart (McMaster), Model Theory, Model theory and operator algebras, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 202 |

17:00 - 18:00 | Ernst Kani (Queen's), Arithmetic Algebraic Geometry, Perfect Cuboids and the Box Variety, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 203 |

17:30 - 18:00 | Sarder Mohammed Asaduzzaman (Victoria), Dynamics of Biological Systems, The coexistence or replacement of two subtypes of influenza, McQuesten Room |

17:30 - 18:00 | Yuming Chen (Wilfrid Laurier), Dynamical Systems with Applications in Mathematical Biology, The global stability of an SIRS model with infection age, Heritage Room |

17:30 - 18:00 | Walter Craig (McMaster), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics, Birkhoff normal form for wave equation null forms, Beckett Room |

17:30 - 18:00 | Paul Higgs (McMaster), Origin and Evolution of Bacterial Genomes, Phylogenetic models of bacterial genome evolution incorporating gene insertion and deletion and horizontal gene transfer, Wellington Room |

17:30 - 18:00 | Denis Hirschfeldt (Chicago), Computability Theory, Homogeneous sets for colorings of $\mathbb N$, Charlton Room |

17:30 - 18:00 | Joel Lemay (Ottawa), Toric and Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, Geometric Fock Space Representations of Affine sl(n) and gl(n), Durand Room |

17:30 - 18:00 | Jamie Mingo (Queen's), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, Freeness and the Transpose, Ballroom South |

17:30 - 18:00 | Ashley Nahornick, Undergraduate Mathematics Education in 21st Century: Rethinking Curriculum, Is Calculus Really Necessary, Ballroom Centre/East |

17:30 - 18:00 | Tomasz Szemberg (Uniwersytet Pedagogiczny), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, On Sylvester-Gallai Theorem for conics, Ballroom West |

19:00 - 19:30 | Banquet Reception, Art Gallery of Hamilton |

19:30 - 22:00 | Banquet, Art Gallery of Hamilton |

Monday December 8 | |

7:30 - 15:30 | Registration, Ballroom Foyer |

8:00 - 9:00 | Laure Saint-Raymond (École normale supérieure), Plenary Speaker, From molecular dynamics to kinetic theory and hydrodynamics, Ballroom Centre/East |

9:00 - 9:30 | Moshe Adrian (Toronto), Automorphic Forms and Representation Theory, The Local Converse Problem for GL(n,F), Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 202 |

9:00 - 9:30 | Ali Alilooee (Dalhousie), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, When is a Squarefree Monomial Ideal of Linear Type?, Ballroom West |

9:00 - 9:30 | Laura Broley (Montréal), Undergraduate Mathematics Education in 21st Century: Rethinking Curriculum, Computer Programming and the Ideal Undergraduate Mathematics Program: Some Mathematicians' Perspectives, Ballroom Centre/East |

9:00 - 9:30 | Ilijas Farah (York), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, Model theory of strongly self absorbing C*-algebras, Ballroom South |

9:00 - 9:30 | Patrice Gaillardetz (Concordia), Financial Mathematics, Valuation of Equity-Linked Products in the Presence of Policyholder Surrender Using Risk Measures, Adelaide Room |

9:00 - 9:30 | Tyler Holden (Toronto), Algebraic Geometry of Moduli Spaces, Generalized Equivariant Cohomology and Stratifications I, Buchanan Room |

9:00 - 9:30 | Spencer Hunt (McMaster), Graduate Student Research Presentations, HPV Type Replacement and Spatial Within-Host Modelling, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 205 |

9:00 - 9:30 | Iskander Kalimullin (Kazan Federal University), Computability Theory, Index sets and enumerability of families, Charlton Room |

9:00 - 9:30 | Michael Li (Alberta), Dynamical Systems with Applications in Mathematical Biology, Developing a Mathematical Modeling Approach to Public Health Assessment: HIV in China as a Case Study, Heritage Room |

9:00 - 9:30 | Bryce Morsky (Guelph), Dynamics of Biological Systems, Homophilic replicator equations, McQuesten Room |

9:00 - 10:00 | Matt Hedden (Michigan State), Geometry and Topology of Manifolds in Low-Dimensions, Obstructing the existence of algebraic curves in $\mathbb{C}P^2$ with prescribed singularities, MacNab Room |

9:00 - 10:00 | Romyar Sharifi (Arizona), Arithmetic Algebraic Geometry, The arithmetic of modular symbols, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 203 |

9:30 - 10:00 | Fred Brauer (UBC), Dynamical Systems with Applications in Mathematical Biology, Some simple nosocomial disease transmission models, Heritage Room |

9:30 - 10:00 | Chantal Buteau (Brock), Undergraduate Mathematics Education in 21st Century: Rethinking Curriculum, Undergraduates Learning Programming for Simulation and Investigation of Mathematics Concepts and Real-World Modelling, Ballroom Centre/East |

9:30 - 10:00 | Peter Crooks (Toronto), Algebraic Geometry of Moduli Spaces, Generalized Equivariant Cohomology and Stratifications II, Buchanan Room |

9:30 - 10:00 | Matt Davison (Western), Financial Mathematics, Modeling Energy Spreads with a Novel Mean-reverting Stochastic Process, Adelaide Room |

9:30 - 10:00 | Nursel Erey (Dalhousie), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, Multigraded Betti numbers of monomial ideals, Ballroom West |

9:30 - 10:00 | Karen Lange (Wellesley College), Computability Theory, Classifying $\mathcal{D}$-maximal sets, Charlton Room |

9:30 - 10:00 | Monica Nevins (Ottawa), Automorphic Forms and Representation Theory, Branching to the derived group of length-one toral supercuspidal representations, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 202 |

9:30 - 10:00 | Zhuang Niu (Wyoming), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, The C*-algebra of a minimal homeomorphism with zero mean dimension, Ballroom South |

9:30 - 10:00 | James O'Dwyer (University of Illinois), Dynamics of Biological Systems, From Bacterial Phylogenies to Ecological Complexity, McQuesten Room |

9:30 - 10:00 | Athinthra Sethurajan (McMaster), Graduate Student Research Presentations, Reconstruction of State-Dependant Material Properties and Its Application in Electrochemical Systems, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 205 |

10:00 - 10:30 | Break, Ballroom Foyer |

10:30 - 11:30 | Jacques Vanneste (University of Edinburgh), Plenary Speaker, The atmosphere and ocean as two-time-scale systems, Ballroom Centre/East |

11:30 - 12:30 | Xiangwen Zhang (McGill), Doctoral Prize and Lecture, Alexandrov's Uniqueness theorems, Ballroom Centre/East |

12:30 - 14:00 | Open Break |

14:00 - 14:30 | Almut Burchard (Toronto), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics, Geometric stability of the Coulomb energy, Beckett Room |

14:00 - 14:30 | Tony Humphries (McGill), Dynamical Systems with Applications in Mathematical Biology, Modelling myelopoiesis with state-dependent delay differential equations, Heritage Room |

14:00 - 14:30 | Matthew Kennedy (Carleton), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, C*-simplicity and the unique trace property for discrete groups, Ballroom South |

14:00 - 14:30 | Minsuk Kwak (McMaster), Financial Mathematics, Cumulative prospect theory with skewed return distribution, Adelaide Room |

14:00 - 14:30 | Keng Meng (Selwyn) Ng (Nanyang Technological University), Computability Theory, Diamond embeddings and minimal pairs in the r.e. truth table degrees, Charlton Room |

14:00 - 14:30 | Andrey Novoseltsev (Alberta), Undergraduate Mathematics Education in 21st Century: Rethinking Curriculum, Reflections on Increasing Use of Software in Teaching Mathematical Optimization, Ballroom Centre/East |

14:00 - 14:30 | Matthew Scott (Waterloo), Dynamics of Biological Systems, Using mathematics to untangle mechanism from physiology, McQuesten Room |

14:00 - 14:30 | Peter Sinclair (McMaster), Graduate Student Research Presentations, Computable Axiomatizability of Elementary Classes, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 205 |

14:00 - 14:30 | Gregory G. Smith (Queen's), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, Parliaments of polytopes and toric vector bundles, Ballroom West |

14:00 - 14:30 | Alejandra Vicente-Colmenares (Waterloo), Algebraic Geometry of Moduli Spaces, Stable co-Higgs bundles over $\mathbb{P}^1 \times\mathbb{P}^1$., Buchanan Room |

14:00 - 14:30 | Michael Waite (Waterloo), Environmental and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, The spectral kinetic energy budget in dry convective turbulence, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 201 |

14:00 - 15:00 | Clifton Cunningham (Calgary), Automorphic Forms and Representation Theory, From the function-sheaf dictionary to quasicharacters of $p$-adic tori, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 202 |

14:00 - 15:00 | David Duncan (Michigan State), Geometry and Topology of Manifolds in Low-Dimensions, From instantons to quilts with seam degenerations, MacNab Room |

14:00 - 15:00 | Kumar Murty (Toronto), Arithmetic Algebraic Geometry, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 203 |

14:30 - 15:00 | Mo'tassem al-Arydah (Khalifa University), Dynamics of Biological Systems, Applications of Mathematical Modelling in Managing the Spread of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in Wild Deer, McQuesten Room |

14:30 - 15:00 | Jacques Belair (Montreal), Dynamical Systems with Applications in Mathematical Biology, An age-structured model of erythropoiesis with dynamical destruction rate, Heritage Room |

14:30 - 15:00 | Carmen Bruni (UBC), Undergraduate Mathematics Education in 21st Century: Rethinking Curriculum, The Math Exam/Educational Resources Wiki, Ballroom Centre/East |

14:30 - 15:00 | Nicholas Kevlahan (McMaster), Environmental and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Compressive sampling for energy spectrum estimation of turbulent flows, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 201 |

14:30 - 15:00 | Jeremy Lane (Toronto), Algebraic Geometry of Moduli Spaces, Monodromy of a Completely Integrable System, Buchanan Room |

14:30 - 15:00 | Andrew Marks (Caltech), Computability Theory, Poly-time Turing reducibility is universal, Charlton Room |

14:30 - 15:00 | Kristina Sendova (Western), Financial Mathematics, On a perturbed dual risk model with dependence between inter-gain times and gain sizes, Adelaide Room |

14:30 - 15:00 | Adrien Thierry (McMaster), Graduate Student Research Presentations, Inversion factor., Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 205 |

14:30 - 15:00 | Ihsan Topaloglu (McMaster), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics, Nonlocal attractive-repulsive interaction energies of binary densities, Beckett Room |

14:30 - 15:00 | Maria-Grazia Viola (Lakehead), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, Classification of spatial $L^p$ AF algebras, Ballroom South |

14:30 - 15:00 | David Wehlau (RMC and Queen's), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, Hilbert Functions of Graded Gorenstein Ideals with an $S_n$-action., Ballroom West |

15:00 - 15:30 | Break, Ballroom Foyer |

15:30 - 16:00 | Steve Boyer (UQAM), Geometry and Topology of Manifolds in Low-Dimensions, On the Neumann and Reid conjecture concerning knots with hidden symmetries, MacNab Room |

15:30 - 16:00 | Clay Cressler (Queen's), Dynamics of Biological Systems, Disentangling the interaction among energy, immunity, and pathogens, McQuesten Room |

15:30 - 16:00 | Michael Dunphy (Waterloo), Environmental and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Internal tide generation with a background shear current, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 201 |

15:30 - 16:00 | Dmitry Golovaty (University of Akron), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics, Solutions of Ginzburg-Landau equations in the presence of weak electric currents, Beckett Room |

15:30 - 16:00 | Elena Guardo (Catania), Commutative Algebra: Interactions with Algebraic Combinatorics, Algebraic Geometry, and Representation Theory, On the Hilbert functions of points in $\mathbb{P}^1\times \mathbb{P}^1\times \mathbb{P}^1$., Ballroom West |

15:30 - 16:00 | Margo Kondratieva (Memorial), Undergraduate Mathematics Education in 21st Century: Rethinking Curriculum, On the importance of combining new and old mathematical ideas, Ballroom Centre/East |

15:30 - 16:00 | Bill Langford (Guelph), Dynamical Systems with Applications in Mathematical Biology, Huygens' clocks revisited, Heritage Room |

15:30 - 16:00 | Kevin Luk (Toronto), Algebraic Geometry of Moduli Spaces, Logarithmic Courant Algebroids, Buchanan Room |

15:30 - 16:00 | Martino Lupini (York), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, Uniqueness, homogeneity, and universality of the noncommutative Gurarij space, Ballroom South |

15:30 - 16:00 | Roman Makarov (Wilfired Laurier), Financial Mathematics, Modelling Default Risk with Occupation Time, Adelaide Room |

15:30 - 16:00 | Paul Mezo (Carleton), Automorphic Forms and Representation Theory, Twisted endoscopy in the framework of Adams-Barbasch-Vogan, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 202 |

15:30 - 16:00 | Yusuke Shimabukuro (McMaster), Graduate Student Research Presentations, Nonlinear waves in the integrable systems, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 205 |

15:30 - 16:30 | Dylan Attwell-Duval (McGill), Arithmetic Algebraic Geometry, Counting cusps for orthogonal Shimura varieties, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 203 |

16:00 - 16:30 | Nima Anvari (McMaster), Geometry and Topology of Manifolds in Low-Dimensions, Cyclic Group Actions on Contractible Four-Manifolds, MacNab Room |

16:00 - 16:30 | Huan (Georgia) Gao (Western), Financial Mathematics, Adelaide Room |

16:00 - 16:30 | Tiziana Giorgi (New Mexico State University), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics, Field-induced smectic phases in liquid crystals, Beckett Room |

16:00 - 16:30 | Michael Hartz (Waterloo), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, Nevanlinna-Pick spaces with subnormal multiplication operators, Ballroom South |

16:00 - 16:30 | Kevin Lamb (Waterloo), Environmental and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Shoaling Internal Solitary Waves in the South China Sea, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 201 |

16:00 - 16:30 | Sergei Melkoumian (McMaster), Graduate Student Research Presentations, The Effects of Wakes and Multiple Moving Bodies on Darwinian Drift, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 205 |

16:00 - 16:30 | Nicole Mideo (Toronto), Dynamics of Biological Systems, Explaining the complex lives of malaria parasites, McQuesten Room |

16:00 - 16:30 | James Mracek (Toronto), Algebraic Geometry of Moduli Spaces, Betti Numbers of Symplectic Quotients of Based Loop Groups, Buchanan Room |

16:00 - 16:30 | David Poole (Trent), Undergraduate Mathematics Education in 21st Century: Rethinking Curriculum, Flattening the Mathematics Curriculum, Ballroom Centre/East |

16:00 - 16:30 | Geo Kam-Fai Tam (McMaster), Automorphic Forms and Representation Theory, Endoscopic classification of tame supercuspidal representations of p-adic quasi-split classical groups, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 202 |

16:00 - 16:30 | Huaiping Zhu (York), Dynamical Systems with Applications in Mathematical Biology, Bifurcation of limit cycles in predator-prey models, canard cycles and Hilbert's 16th problem, Heritage Room |

16:30 - 17:00 | Ali Ghasemi (McMaster), Graduate Student Research Presentations, Simulation of high Reynolds fluid flow through an array of moving cylinders, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 205 |

16:30 - 17:00 | Eric Harper (McMaster), Geometry and Topology of Manifolds in Low-Dimensions, Virtual knots, almost classical knots, and their Alexander invariants, MacNab Room |

16:30 - 17:00 | Silvana Ilie (Ryerson), Dynamical Systems with Applications in Mathematical Biology, Effective methods for stochastic biochemical kinetics, Heritage Room |

16:30 - 17:00 | Francis Poulin (Waterloo), Environmental and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Simple Models of Oceanic Fronts, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 201 |

16:30 - 17:00 | Mary Pugh (Toronto), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics, Special Solutions in Smectic Electroconvection, Beckett Room |

16:30 - 17:00 | Vladimir Troitsky (Alberta), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, Multinorms, p-multinorms, and Banach lattices, Ballroom South |

16:30 - 17:00 | Xinghua Alan Zhou (Western), Financial Mathematics, Misrepresentation and Capital Structure: Quantifying the Impact on Corporate Security Value, Adelaide Room |

16:30 - 17:30 | Hugo Chapdelaine (Laval), Automorphic Forms and Representation Theory, Real analytic Eisenstein series twisted by integral non-discrete unitary characters, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 202 |

16:30 - 17:30 | Soroosh Yazdani (Google), Arithmetic Algebraic Geometry, Largest Prime Divisor of terms of EDS, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 203 |

17:00 - 17:30 | Zafer Selcuk Aygin (Carleton), Graduate Student Research Presentations, Fourier series representations of new classes of eta quotients, Hamilton Convention Centre: Room 205 |

17:00 - 17:30 | Pietro-Luciano Buono (UOIT), Dynamical Systems with Applications in Mathematical Biology, Symmetry and Bifurcations in First-order Hyperbolic PDEs with Nonlocal Terms Modelling Animal Aggregation, Heritage Room |

17:00 - 17:30 | Francois Charette (Max Planck Institute for Mathematics), Geometry and Topology of Manifolds in Low-Dimensions, Quantum homology of orientable Lagrangian surfaces, MacNab Room |

17:00 - 17:30 | Sebastian Jaimungal (Toronto), Financial Mathematics, A Mean-Field Gama Approach To Optimal Execution, Adelaide Room |

17:00 - 17:30 | Xingpeng Jiang (Drexel), Dynamics of Biological Systems, Exploring Microbiome Dynamics by Sparse Vector Autoregessive Modeling, McQuesten Room |

17:00 - 17:30 | Xavier Lamy (McMaster and University of Lyon), Non-Linear PDE of Mathematical Physics, Uniaxial symmetry and `biaxial escape' in nematic liquid crystals, Beckett Room |

17:00 - 17:30 | Alan Thompson (Waterloo), Algebraic Geometry of Moduli Spaces, Degenerations of Plane Sextics, Buchanan Room |

17:00 - 17:30 | Kun Wang (Toronto), Operator Algebras and Operator Theory, Equivalence of two Invariants of $\text{C}^*$-algebras with the ideal property, Ballroom South |

17:30 - 18:00 | Nikita Nikolaev (Toronto), Algebraic Geometry of Moduli Spaces, Spectral Networks and Moduli of Flat Connections, Buchanan Room |

18:00 - 18:30 | Daniel Rowe (Toronto), Algebraic Geometry of Moduli Spaces, Lusztig Slices in the Affine Grassmannian, Buchanan Room |