2017 CMS Winter Meeting

Waterloo, December 8 - 11, 2017

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 University of Waterloo.

Thursday December 7 | |

18:30 - 22:30 | CMS Executive Committee, Randall Boardroom |

Friday December 8 | |

10:30 - 12:30 | CMS Development Group Luncheon, Grand River A+B, Delta Waterloo |

12:30 - 16:30 | CMS Board of Directors Meeting, Grand River A+B, Delta Waterloo |

16:00 - 19:30 | Registration, Silver Lake Ballroom/Foyer, Delta Waterloo |

17:00 - 18:00 | Edward Burger (Southwestern University), Public Lecture, How Always to Win at Limbo, Silver Lake Ballroom A+B, Delta Waterloo |

18:00 - 19:30 | Welcome Reception, Silver Lake Ballroom/Foyer, Delta Waterloo |

Saturday December 9 | |

7:30 - 17:30 | Registration, Building M3 Atrium |

8:00 - 8:20 | Jacques Bélair (Montreal), Dynamical Systems, An age-structured model with dynamic death rate, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5413 |

8:00 - 8:20 | Hans Boden (McMaster University), Low Dimensional Topology and Geometric Group Theory, Periodic virtual and welded knots and automorphisms of classical knot groups, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 1304 |

8:00 - 8:20 | Andie Burazin (Toronto at Mississauga), Rethinking First Year Experience, When Jay-Z showed up in Calculus at 4:44, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 6486 |

8:00 - 8:20 | Gabriel Conant (Universityof Notre Dame), Model Theory, Around regularity in tame expansions of groups, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 2585 |

8:00 - 8:20 | Ken Davidson (Waterloo), Operator Algebras, Free semigroupoid algebras, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5501 |

8:00 - 8:20 | Ali Mahdipour (UHN, Toronto), Application of Mathematics to Medicine and Biology, Cell Cycle Significance in the Evolutionary Dynamics of Cancer, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 1302 |

8:00 - 8:20 | Eldar Sadeghi (UBC Kelowna), Variational Analysis and Monotone Operator Theory, Some Calculus Rules in Variational Analysis, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 2568 |

8:00 - 8:20 | Qing Xiang (University of Delaware), Algebraic Graph Theory, The Smith group of the hypercube graph, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 2035 |

8:00 - 8:20 | Nina Zorboska (University of Manitoba), Analytic Function Spaces, Unitary weighted composition operators on reproducing kernel Hilbert spaces of holomorphic functions, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5417 |

8:30 - 16:30 | AARMS-CMS Student Poster Session, Building M3 Atrium |

8:30 - 8:50 | Minh Bui (UBC Kelowna), Variational Analysis and Monotone Operator Theory, Projecting onto the intersection of a cone and a sphere, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 2568 |

8:30 - 8:50 | Raphael Clouatre (University of Manitoba), Analytic Function Spaces, Non-commutative boundaries of multiplier algebras, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5417 |

8:30 - 8:50 | Anup Dixit (University of Toronto), Contributed Papers, On the Generalized Brauer-Siegel Theorem, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 6460 |

8:30 - 8:50 | Levon Haykazyan (University of Waterloo), Model Theory, Spaces of Types in Positive Model Theory, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 2585 |

8:30 - 8:50 | Miroslav Lovric (McMaster University), Rethinking First Year Experience, If Not Calculus, Then What?, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 6486 |

8:30 - 8:50 | Rob Martin (Cape Town), Operator Algebras, Non-commutative Clark measures for the free and abelian Toeplitz algebras, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5501 |

8:30 - 8:50 | Karen Meagher (University of Regina), Algebraic Graph Theory, An Erd\H{o}s-Ko-Rado theorem for 2-Transitive Groups, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 2035 |

8:30 - 8:50 | Sarah Mousley (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Low Dimensional Topology and Geometric Group Theory, Exotic limit sets of Teichmuller geodesic rays, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 1304 |

8:30 - 8:50 | Lawrence Oprea (McGill University), Application of Mathematics to Medicine and Biology, Modeling perisaccadic traveling wave dynamics in the visual cortex, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 1302 |

8:30 - 8:50 | Connor Sawaske (University of Washington, USA), Applications of Combinatorial Topology in Commutative Algebra, Lower bound theorems for balanced manifolds, Univ. Waterloo, Building M3, Room 3127 |

8:30 - 8:50 | Arul Shankar (University of toronto), Explicit Finiteness of Integral Points on Hyperbolic Curves, Explicit bounds on ranks and integral points of elliptic curves, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 2038 |

8:30 - 8:50 | Marek Stastna (University of Waterloo), Environmental and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, A re-examination of the gradient Richardson number criterion for the instability of stratified fluids, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5479 |

8:30 - 8:50 | Yingfei Yi (Alberta), Dynamical Systems, Reducibility of Quasi-Periodic Linear KdV Equation, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5413 |

9:00 - 9:20 | Monica Cojocaru (Guelph), Dynamical Systems, Linking generalized Nash games and replicator dynamics, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5413 |

9:00 - 9:20 | Anton Dochtermann (Texas State University, USA), Applications of Combinatorial Topology in Commutative Algebra, Coparking functions and h-vectors of matroids, Univ. Waterloo, Building M3, Room 3127 |

9:00 - 9:20 | John Grant McLoughlin (UNB), Rethinking First Year Experience, Surprises, Insights, and Challenges with the "Long" Calculus Course, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 6486 |

9:00 - 9:20 | Joseph Gunther (City University of New York), Explicit Finiteness of Integral Points on Hyperbolic Curves, Irrational points on hyperelliptic curves, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 2038 |

9:00 - 9:20 | Arpita Kar (Queen's University), Contributed Papers, On a Conjecture of Bateman about $r_5(n)$, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 6460 |

9:00 - 9:20 | Adam Monahan (University of Victoria), Environmental and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Regime Dynamics of the Stably Stratified Atmospheric Boundary Layer, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5479 |

9:00 - 9:20 | Joy Morris (Lethbridge University), Algebraic Graph Theory, Cayley index and Most Rigid Representations (MRRs), Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 2035 |

9:00 - 9:20 | Victor Oluwole Olobatuyi (University of Alberta), Application of Mathematics to Medicine and Biology, Modeling the effects of G2-checkpoint dynamics on the low-dose hyper-radiosensitivity, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 1302 |

9:00 - 9:20 | Nick Salter (Harvard University), Low Dimensional Topology and Geometric Group Theory, Plane curves and mapping class groups, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 1304 |

9:00 - 9:20 | Omar Leon Sanchez (Manchester University), Model Theory, Nonisolated types in DCF and CCM, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 2585 |

9:00 - 9:20 | Anna Stokke (University of Winnipeg), Symmetric Functions and Generalizations, Lattice path constructions for orthosymplectic determinantal formulas, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 2034 |

9:00 - 9:20 | Edward Timko (University of Manitoba), Analytic Function Spaces, A Classification of $n$-tuples of Commuting Isometries, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5417 |

9:00 - 9:20 | Dilian Yang (Windsor), Operator Algebras, Self-similar $k$-graph algebras, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5501 |

9:30 - 9:50 | Corey Bregman (Brandeis University), Low Dimensional Topology and Geometric Group Theory, Outer space, flat tori, and the period mapping, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 1304 |

9:30 - 9:50 | Giulio Caviglia (Purdue University, USA), Applications of Combinatorial Topology in Commutative Algebra, Extremal free resolutions over monomial complete intersections., Univ. Waterloo, Building M3, Room 3127 |

9:30 - 9:50 | Raphael Clouatre (Manitoba), Operator Algebras, Completely bounded analogues of the Choquet and Shilov boundaries for operator spaces, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5501 |

9:30 - 9:50 | Nicolas Grisouard (University of Toronto), Environmental and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Inertial-Symmetric Instability Energetics., Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5479 |

9:30 - 9:50 | Remi Jaoui (University of Waterloo), Model Theory, Geodesic flows and model theory of differential fields, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 2585 |

9:30 - 9:50 | Veselin Jungic (SFU), Rethinking First Year Experience, Learning From Australian Experience: The First Year Mathematics Coordinators’ Network Project, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 6486 |

9:30 - 9:50 | Aaron Levin (Michigan State University), Explicit Finiteness of Integral Points on Hyperbolic Curves, Integral points on elliptic curves over function fields, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 2038 |

9:30 - 9:50 | Gabriel Prajitura (State University of New York), Analytic Function Spaces, Chaos and entropy in Hilbert Spaces, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5417 |

9:30 - 9:50 | Francois Seguin (Queen's University), Contributed Papers, A lower bound for the two-variable Artin Conjecture, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 6460 |

9:30 - 9:50 | Hristo Sendov (Western), Variational Analysis and Monotone Operator Theory, Polar convexity and critical points of polynomials, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 2568 |

9:30 - 9:50 | Robert Smith? (University of Ottawa), Application of Mathematics to Medicine and Biology, Comparing malaria surveillance with periodic spraying in the presence of insecticide-resistant mosquitoes, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 1302 |

9:30 - 9:50 | Michael Tait (Carnegie Mellon, Pittsburgh), Algebraic Graph Theory, 7 theorems in extremal spectral graph theory, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 2035 |

9:30 - 9:50 | Karen Yeats (University of Waterloo), Symmetric Functions and Generalizations, Using renormalization Hopf algebra intuition on symmetric functions, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 2034 |

9:30 - 9:50 | Huaiping Zhu (York), Dynamical Systems, Canard cycles in predator-prey models and bifurcation of degenerate graphics for Hilbert's 16th Problem, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5413 |

10:00 - 16:30 | Exhibits, Building M3 Atrium |

10:00 - 10:20 | Nathan Grieve (Michigan State University), Explicit Finiteness of Integral Points on Hyperbolic Curves, On measuring the complexity of rational points on projective varieties, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 2038 |

10:00 - 10:20 | Funda Gultepe (University of Luxembourg), Low Dimensional Topology and Geometric Group Theory, A distance formula for the outer automorphism group of the free group., Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 1304 |

10:00 - 10:20 | Jane Heffernan (York University), Application of Mathematics to Medicine and Biology, Virus dynamics and the immune system, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 1302 |

10:00 - 10:20 | Margo Kondratieva (MUN), Rethinking First Year Experience, Implementing interactive texts in first year undergraduate mathematics, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 6486 |

10:00 - 10:20 | Cara Monical (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign), Symmetric Functions and Generalizations, Set-Valued Skyline Fillings, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 2034 |

10:00 - 10:20 | Siddhi Pathak (Queen's University), Contributed Papers, Derivatives of L-series and generalized Stieltjes constants, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 6460 |

10:00 - 10:20 | Vern Paulsen (Waterloo), Operator Algebras, Reverse Cholesky factorization and reproducing kernel Hilbert spaces, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5501 |

10:00 - 10:20 | Mayada Shahada (Dalhousie University, Canada), Applications of Combinatorial Topology in Commutative Algebra, Well Ordered Facet Covers and the Subadditivity Property of Monomial Ideals, Univ. Waterloo, Building M3, Room 3127 |

10:00 - 10:20 | Bruce Sutherland (University of Alberta), Environmental and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Lagrangian Transport by Horizontally Modulated Internal Modes, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5479 |

10:00 - 10:20 | Margaret Thomas (McMaster University), Model Theory, Effective Pila--Wilkie bounds for unrestricted Pfaffian surfaces, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 2585 |

10:00 - 10:20 | Stephen Vavasis (Waterloo), Variational Analysis and Monotone Operator Theory, Relationships among first-order methods for minimization of strongly convex functions, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 2568 |

10:00 - 10:20 | Pei Yu (Western), Dynamical Systems, Study on Slow-Fast Motions in Dynamical Systems, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5413 |

10:00 - 10:20 | Hanmeng Zhan (University of Waterloo), Algebraic Graph Theory, Discrete-Time Quantum Walks and Graph Embeddings, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 2035 |

10:00 - 10:20 | Ruhan Zhao (State University of New York), Analytic Function Spaces, On Berezin type operators and Toeplitz operators, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5417 |

10:30 - 11:00 | Break, Building M3 Atrium |

11:00 - 12:00 | Joel Kamnitzer (University of Toronto), Plenary Lecture, Geometric constructions in representation theory and symplectic duality, Room M3-1006, Univ. Waterloo |

11:30 - 14:30 | Publications Committee, Univ. Waterloo, Bldg M3, Room 4001 |

12:00 - 13:30 | Education Committee, Univ. Waterloo, Bldg M3, Room 3001 |

13:30 - 14:30 | Ilijas Farah (York University), Plenary Lecture, Necessary uses of abstract set theory in mathematics, Room M3-1006, Univ. Waterloo |

14:30 - 15:30 | Sabin Cautis (University of British Columbia), Coxeter-James Prize, ${N \choose k} = {N \choose N-k}$, Room M3-1006, Univ. Waterloo |

15:00 - 15:30 | Break, Building M3 Atrium |

15:00 - 17:00 | Mathematical Competitions Committee, Univ. Waterloo, Bldg M3, Room 4001 |

16:00 - 16:20 | Mariya Boyko (University of Toronto), History of Mathematics, The role of socialist competition in the Soviet mathematics curriculum reform of the 1960’s and 1970’s, Univ. Waterloo, Building M3, Room 3103 |

16:00 - 16:20 | Imin Chen (Simon Fraser University), Explicit Finiteness of Integral Points on Hyperbolic Curves, A multi-Frey approach to Fermat equations of signature (5,5,p) and (13,13,p), Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 2038 |

16:00 - 16:20 | Jim Freitag (UIC), Model Theory, Finiteness results for systems of algebraic differential equations, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 2585 |

16:00 - 16:20 | Paul Gauthier (University of Montreal), Analytic Function Spaces, Approximation by Random Complex Polynomials and Rational functions, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5417 |

16:00 - 16:20 | Tai Ha (Tulane University, USA), Applications of Combinatorial Topology in Commutative Algebra, Depth and regularity modulo a hypersurface, Univ. Waterloo, Building M3, Room 3127 |

16:00 - 16:20 | Deborah Hughes Hallet (University of Arizona), Rethinking First Year Experience, Serving Underprepared Students, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 6486 |

16:00 - 16:20 | Alan McLeay (University of Glasgow), Low Dimensional Topology and Geometric Group Theory, Mapping class groups, covers, and braids, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 1304 |

16:00 - 16:20 | Rebecca Patrias (Université de Quebec à Montreal), Symmetric Functions and Generalizations, Promotion on Generalized Oscillating Tableaux and Web Rotation, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 2034 |

16:00 - 16:20 | Martin Pham (University of Waterloo), Studc Student Research Session, The Fractal Inverse Problem For Audio Compression, Univ. Waterloo. Building MC, Room 6460 |

16:00 - 16:20 | Francis Poulin (University of Waterloo), Environmental and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Modelling Wind-Driven Oceanic Gyres, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5479 |

16:00 - 16:20 | Frances Skinner (Krembil Res. & University of Toronto), Application of Mathematics to Medicine and Biology, Mathematically modeling theta oscillations in the hippocampus, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 1302 |

16:00 - 16:20 | Claude Tardif (Royal Military College, Kingston), Algebraic Graph Theory, Bounding chromatic numbers by solving linear equations, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 2035 |

16:00 - 16:20 | Matthew Wiersma (Alberta), Operator Algebras, Kirchberg's factorization property for locally compact groups, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5501 |

16:00 - 16:20 | Henry Wolkowicz (Waterloo), Variational Analysis and Monotone Operator Theory, Complete Stable Facial Reduction in One Step for Spectrahedra, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 2568 |

16:00 - 16:20 | Jianhong Wu (York), Dynamical Systems, Semiflows which preserve invariance of cones of high ranks, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5413 |

16:30 - 16:50 | Mike Bennett (University of British Columbia), Explicit Finiteness of Integral Points on Hyperbolic Curves, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 2038 |

16:30 - 16:50 | Michael Brannan (TAMU), Operator Algebras, Amenable quantum groups are not always unitarizable, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5501 |

16:30 - 16:50 | Richard Fournier (University of Montreal), Analytic Function Spaces, Remarks on an interpolation formula, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5417 |

16:30 - 16:50 | Craig Fraser (IHSPT of Toronto), History of Mathematics, Demonstration and Analysis in Euler's Mathematics, Univ. Waterloo, Building M3, Room 3103 |

16:30 - 16:50 | Kseniya Garaschuk (UFV), Rethinking First Year Experience, Assessing and addressing students' calculus readiness, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 6486 |

16:30 - 16:50 | Johannes Hofscheier (McMaster University), Applications of Combinatorial Topology in Commutative Algebra, Spanning Lattice Polytopes and the Uniform Position Principle, Univ. Waterloo, Building M3, Room 3127 |

16:30 - 16:50 | Nicholas Kevlahan (McMaster University), Environmental and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Variational data assimilation for the shallow water equations, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5479 |

16:30 - 16:50 | Alex Kruckman (Bloomington University), Model Theory, Generic theories, independence, and NSOP$_1$, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 2585 |

16:30 - 16:50 | Matt McGinnis (University of Delaware), Algebraic Graph Theory, The smallest eigenvalues of Hamming and Johnson graphs, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 2035 |

16:30 - 16:50 | Tran Nghia (Oakland), Variational Analysis and Monotone Operator Theory, On the solution uniqueness to Lasso and related problems, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 2568 |

16:30 - 16:50 | Yulan Qing (University of Toronto), Low Dimensional Topology and Geometric Group Theory, Convexity of Balls in the Outer Space, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 1304 |

16:30 - 16:50 | Adam Stinchcombe (University of Toronto), Application of Mathematics to Medicine and Biology, Understanding Myelodysplastic Syndromes from Blood Cell Counts, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 1302 |

16:30 - 16:50 | Gail Wolkowicz (McMaster), Dynamical Systems, Pest Control by Generalist Parasitoids: A Bifurcation Approach, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5413 |

16:30 - 16:50 | Robert Yang Xu (University of Waterloo), Studc Student Research Session, Binary Kronecker constants of some integer sets, Univ. Waterloo. Building MC, Room 6460 |

16:30 - 16:50 | Mike Zabrocki (York University), Symmetric Functions and Generalizations, Symmetic group representations and Howe duality, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 2034 |

17:00 - 17:20 | Levent Alpoge (Princeton University), Explicit Finiteness of Integral Points on Hyperbolic Curves, The average number of rational points on genus two curves is bounded, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 2038 |

17:00 - 17:20 | Darja Barr (University of Manitoba), Rethinking First Year Experience, Bridging the Gap with Diagnostic Testing, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 6486 |

17:00 - 17:20 | Maxim Burke (University of Prince Edward Island), Analytic Function Spaces, Comonotone approximation and interpolation by entire functions, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5417 |

17:00 - 17:20 | Ian Charlesworth (UCSD), Operator Algebras, Bi-free probability and entropy., Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5501 |

17:00 - 17:20 | Ying Hu (Université due Québec á Montréal), Low Dimensional Topology and Geometric Group Theory, Taut foliations, contact structures and left-orderable 3-manifold groups, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 1304 |

17:00 - 17:20 | Kamran Kaveh (Harvard University), Application of Mathematics to Medicine and Biology, Evolution in heterogeneous and random environments, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 1302 |

17:00 - 17:20 | Susan Morey (Texas State University, USA), Applications of Combinatorial Topology in Commutative Algebra, Depths and Cohen-Macaulay Properties of Monomial Ideals, Univ. Waterloo, Building M3, Room 3127 |

17:00 - 17:20 | David Muraki (Simon Fraser University), Environmental and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Cloud-Edge Dynamics and Mysterious Holes in the Sky, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5479 |

17:00 - 17:20 | Hung Phan (UMass Lowell), Variational Analysis and Monotone Operator Theory, On the generalized Douglas-Rachford algorithm for feasibility problems, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 2568 |

17:00 - 17:20 | Danny Rorabaugh (Queens University, Kingston), Algebraic Graph Theory, Graph Labelling with Combinatorial Nullstellensatz, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 2035 |

17:00 - 17:20 | James T. Smith (San Francisco State University), History of Mathematics, Overloading and Information Hiding in 1907, Univ. Waterloo, Building M3, Room 3103 |

17:00 - 17:20 | Caroline Terry (Maryland University), Model Theory, A stable arithmetic regularity lemma in finite-dimensional vector spaces over fields of prime order, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 2585 |

17:00 - 17:20 | Anna Weigandt (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign), Symmetric Functions and Generalizations, Prism Tableaux and Alternating Sign Matrices, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 2034 |

17:00 - 17:20 | Xiaoqiang Zhao (Memorial), Dynamical Systems, Almost Pulsating Waves in Time and Space Periodic Media, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5413 |

17:30 - 17:50 | Sedi Bartz (UMass Lowell), Variational Analysis and Monotone Operator Theory, Maximal monotonicity in multi-marginal settings, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 2568 |

17:30 - 17:50 | Samantha Dahlberg (University of British Columbia), Symmetric Functions and Generalizations, Chromatic symmetric functions and e-positivity, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 2034 |

17:30 - 17:50 | Wenying Feng (Trent), Dynamical Systems, Eigenvalue Intervals for Nonlinear Operator Equations in Ordered Banach Spaces, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5413 |

17:30 - 17:50 | Richard Hoshino (Quest), Rethinking First Year Experience, Creating Mathematical Gateways, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 6486 |

17:30 - 17:50 | Beth Malmskog (Villanova University), Explicit Finiteness of Integral Points on Hyperbolic Curves, Solving S-unit equations in Sage and Applications to Algebraic Curves., Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 2038 |

17:30 - 17:50 | Javad Mashreghi (Laval University), Analytic Function Spaces, Periodic solutions of linear systems, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5417 |

17:30 - 17:50 | James Mingo (Queen's), Operator Algebras, The Role of the Transpose in Free Probability: the partial transpose of R-cyclic operators, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5501 |

17:30 - 17:50 | Satoshi Murai (Osaka Universy, Japan), Applications of Combinatorial Topology in Commutative Algebra, Face numbers and the fundamental group, Univ. Waterloo, Building M3, Room 3127 |

17:30 - 17:50 | Doug Park (University of Waterloo), Low Dimensional Topology and Geometric Group Theory, From automorphisms of Riemann surfaces to 4-manifolds, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 1304 |

17:30 - 17:50 | David Straub (McGill University), Environmental and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Near-inertial damping of geostrophic flows, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5479 |

17:30 - 17:50 | Valerie Therrien (University of Western Toronto), History of Mathematics, THE AXIOM OF CHOICE AND THE ROAD PAVED BY SIERPIŃSKI, Univ. Waterloo, Building M3, Room 3103 |

17:30 - 17:50 | David Wagner (Universityof Waterloo), Algebraic Graph Theory, Results on chromatic polynomials inspired by a correlation inequality of Farr, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 2035 |

17:30 - 17:50 | Eric Walsberg (UIUC), Model Theory, Model companions of unions of theories, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 2585 |

17:30 - 17:50 | Kathleen Wilkie (Ryerson Polytechnic University), Application of Mathematics to Medicine and Biology, Classifying Cancer Types for Treat-ability Using PPI Network Structure, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 1302 |

19:00 - 20:00 | Richard Hoshino (Quest University), Adrien Pouliot Award, Four Problem-Solving Strategies for Mathematics and for Life, M3-1006, Univ Waterloo |

20:30 - 23:30 | Student Social, Gather in the M3 Atrium |

Sunday December 10 | |

7:30 - 17:30 | Registration, Building M3 Atrium |

8:00 - 8:20 | Triantaphyllos Akylas (Massachesetts Institute of Technology), Environmental and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, On the interaction of an internal wavepacket with its induced mean flow and the role of streaming*, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5479 |

8:00 - 8:20 | Carmen Bruni (University of Waterloo), Using Digital Assets in Mathematics Education and Outreach, Classroomless Classrooms, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 2034 |

8:00 - 8:20 | Abel Cadenillas (University of Alberta), Financial Mathematics, Optimal Stochastic Control of the Government Stabilization Fund, Univ. Waterloo, Building M3, Room 3103 |

8:00 - 8:20 | Alexandru Constantinescu (INdAM, Rome), Applications of Combinatorial Topology in Commutative Algebra, Linear syzygies and hyperbolic Coxeter groups, Univ. Waterloo, Building M3, Room 3127 |

8:00 - 8:20 | Hermann Eberl (University of Guelph), Dynamics of Microbial Systems, Spatio-temporal modeling of cellulosic biofilms, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5403 |

8:00 - 8:20 | Daniel Fiorilli (University of Ottawa), Analytic Number Theory, Low-lying zeros of quadratic Dirichlet $L$-functions: the transition, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 4045 |

8:00 - 8:20 | Panagiotis Gianniotis (Waterloo/Fields), Geometric Analysis, The bounded diameter conjecture for 2-convex mean curvature flow, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 2585 |

8:00 - 8:20 | Thierry Giordano (Ottawa), Operator Algebras, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5501 |

8:00 - 8:20 | Chris Leininger (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Low Dimensional Topology and Geometric Group Theory, trees and BNS invariants, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 1304 |

8:00 - 8:20 | Bill Martin (Worcester Polytechnic Institute), Algebraic Graph Theory, Some recent results on Q-polynomial (cometric) association schemes, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 2035 |

8:00 - 8:20 | Kyeongah Nah (York), Dynamical Systems, Stability threshold for linear periodic delay differential equations, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5413 |

8:30 - 16:30 | AARMS-CMS Student Poster Session, Building M3 Atrium |

8:30 - 8:50 | Mina Bigdeli (IPM, Iran), Applications of Combinatorial Topology in Commutative Algebra, Chordal clutters vs. collapsible simplicial complexes, Univ. Waterloo, Building M3, Room 3127 |

8:30 - 8:50 | Joe Campolieti (Wilfrid Laurier University), Financial Mathematics, Solvable Diffusion Models with Linear and Mean-Reverting Nonlinear Drifts, Univ. Waterloo, Building M3, Room 3103 |

8:30 - 8:50 | Karl Dilcher (Dalhousie University), Analytic Number Theory, Derivatives and special values of higher-order Tornheim zeta functions, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 4045 |

8:30 - 8:50 | Xinghua Gao (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Low Dimensional Topology and Geometric Group Theory, Orderability of Dehn Fillings, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 1304 |

8:30 - 8:50 | Brian Kodalen (Worcester Polytechnic Institute), Algebraic Graph Theory, Linked Simplices, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 2035 |

8:30 - 8:50 | Kevin Lamb (University of Waterloo), Environmental and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Internal Wave Generation by Tide-Topography: Effects of a Mean Background Current, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5479 |

8:30 - 8:50 | Bryce Morsky (University of Pennsylvania), Contributed Papers, Cheater-altruist synergy in immunopathogenic ecological public goods games, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 6460 |

8:30 - 8:50 | Akos Nagy (Waterloo/Fields), Geometric Analysis, Irreducible Ginzburg--Landau Fields in dimension 2, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 2585 |

8:30 - 8:50 | Chris Ramsey (Manitoba), Operator Algebras, The Hao-Ng isomorphism problem, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5501 |

8:30 - 8:50 | Zohreh Shahbazi (University of Toronto), Using Digital Assets in Mathematics Education and Outreach, Online Tools for Enhancing Math Education, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 2034 |

8:30 - 8:50 | Matthew Wade (Newcastle Univerisy, McMaster University), Dynamics of Microbial Systems, A model of a hybrid shortcut nitrification process, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5403 |

8:30 - 8:50 | Xingfu Zou (Western), Dynamical Systems, Coexistence of competing species for intermediate dispersal rates in a reaction-diffusion chemostat model, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5413 |

9:00 - 9:20 | Ada Chan (York University), Algebraic Graph Theory, Quantum walks in association schemes, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 2035 |

9:00 - 9:20 | Tahir Choulli (University of Alberta), Financial Mathematics, Structure Condition In Informational Markets, Univ. Waterloo, Building M3, Room 3103 |

9:00 - 9:20 | Laura Colmenarejo (York University), Symmetric Functions and Generalizations, Projections from vector-valued Macdonald polynomials to scalar polynomials and applications to singular polynomials, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 1302 |

9:00 - 9:20 | Graham Denham (University of Western Ontario), Toric Geometry, The critical fan of a matroid, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 2568 |

9:00 - 9:20 | Veselin Jungic (Simon Fraser University), Using Digital Assets in Mathematics Education and Outreach, Looking for "Math Circles in the Sky", Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 2034 |

9:00 - 9:20 | Matilde Lalin (University of Montreal), Analytic Number Theory, Remarks on the Mahler measure for arbitrary tori, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 4045 |

9:00 - 9:20 | Michael Li (Alberta), Dynamical Systems, Dynamics of a continuous state-structured model for infectious diseases, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5413 |

9:00 - 9:20 | Fei Meng (University of Waterloo), Contributed Papers, Valuation of Hedge Fund Investments under Alternative Fee Structures, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 6460 |

9:00 - 9:20 | Keisuke Nakayama (Kobe University), Environmental and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Mass transport velocity in a three-layer system, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5479 |

9:00 - 9:20 | Jenya Sapir (SUNY - Binghamton), Low Dimensional Topology and Geometric Group Theory, Tessellations from long geodesics on surfaces, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 1304 |

9:00 - 9:20 | Chris Schafhauser (Waterloo), Operator Algebras, AF-Embeddings of Nuclear C*-algebras, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5501 |

9:00 - 9:20 | Igor Shparlinski (University of New South Wales), Explicit Finiteness of Integral Points on Hyperbolic Curves, Integer Points on Curves and Density of Points on Curves Modulo p, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 2038 |

9:00 - 9:20 | Xiang Tang (St. Louis), Cyclic Homology and Noncommutative Geometry, A new index theorem for monomials ideals by resolutions, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5417 |

9:00 - 9:20 | Changliang Wang (McMaster), Geometric Analysis, Perelman's functionals on compact manifolds with conical singularities, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 2585 |

9:00 - 9:20 | Marion Weedermann (Dominican University), Dynamics of Microbial Systems, Feedback control for cascading systems of chemostats, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5403 |

9:00 - 9:20 | Russ Woodroofe (University of Primorska, Slovenia), Applications of Combinatorial Topology in Commutative Algebra, Order congruence lattices have convex ear decompositions, Univ. Waterloo, Building M3, Room 3127 |

9:30 - 9:50 | Albert Chau (UBC), Geometric Analysis, Cusp like solutions to Kahler Ricci flow, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 2585 |

9:30 - 9:50 | Tristan Freiberg (University of Waterloo), Analytic Number Theory, Variance for primes in arithmetic progression: sparse, sparser,..., Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 4045 |

9:30 - 9:50 | Federico Galetto (McMaster University, Canada), Applications of Combinatorial Topology in Commutative Algebra, Distinguishing k-configurations, Univ. Waterloo, Building M3, Room 3127 |

9:30 - 9:50 | Niushan Gao (Ryerson University), Financial Mathematics, A general representation theory for risk measures, Univ. Waterloo, Building M3, Room 3103 |

9:30 - 9:50 | Asghar Ghorbanpour (Western University), Cyclic Homology and Noncommutative Geometry, Ricci curvature in noncommutative geometry, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5417 |

9:30 - 9:50 | Deborah Hughes Hallett (University of Arizona, Harvard University), Using Digital Assets in Mathematics Education and Outreach, The Internet and Globalization, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 2034 |

9:30 - 9:50 | Lin Jiu (Dalhousie University), Contributed Papers, Probabilistic and combinatorial interpretations of Bernoulli symbol, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 6460 |

9:30 - 9:50 | Daniel Korytowski (Fields Postdoc and McMaster University), Dynamics of Microbial Systems, Permanence and Stability of a Kill the Winner Model in Marine Ecology, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5403 |

9:30 - 9:50 | Avi Kulkarni (Simon Fraser Unversity), Explicit Finiteness of Integral Points on Hyperbolic Curves, An arithmetic invariant theory of curves from E8, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 2038 |

9:30 - 9:50 | Alejandro Morales (University of Massachusetts, Amherst), Symmetric Functions and Generalizations, Hook formulas for skew shapes: border strips and product formulas, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 1302 |

9:30 - 9:50 | John Sinkovic (University of Waterloo), Algebraic Graph Theory, The inertia bound of a graph, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 2035 |

9:30 - 9:50 | Aaron Tikuisis (Ottawa), Operator Algebras, The Toms-Winter conjecture: Z-stability and nuclear dimension, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5501 |

9:30 - 9:50 | Bena Tshishiku (Harvard), Low Dimensional Topology and Geometric Group Theory, Groups with Bowditch boundary a 2-sphere, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 1304 |

9:30 - 9:50 | Martin Ulirsch (University of Michigan-Ann Arbor), Toric Geometry, Tropical geometry of the Hodge bundle, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 2568 |

9:30 - 9:50 | Mike Waite (University of Waterloo), Environmental and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Random Forcing of Slow Modes in Rotating-Stratified Turbulence, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5479 |

9:30 - 9:50 | Yuan Yuan (Memorial), Dynamical Systems, A stage-structured mathematical model for fish stock with harvesting, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5413 |

10:00 - 16:30 | Exhibits, Building M3 Atrium |

10:00 - 10:20 | Peter Bartello (McGill University), Environmental and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Spontaneous imbalance in rotating stratified turbulence, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5479 |

10:00 - 10:20 | Paul Baum (Penn State), Cyclic Homology and Noncommutative Geometry, BEYOND ELLIPTICITY, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5417 |

10:00 - 10:20 | Nils Bruin (Simon Fraser University), Explicit Finiteness of Integral Points on Hyperbolic Curves, Explicit hyperbolicity of nodal surfaces, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 2038 |

10:00 - 10:20 | Gerda De Vries (University of Alberta), Using Digital Assets in Mathematics Education and Outreach, Blending First-Year Calculus: Tales from the Trenches on blending Calculus for the Physical and Life Sciences, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 2034 |

10:00 - 10:20 | Xin Dong (Western Ontario), Geometric Analysis, Bergman kernel and its boundary asymptotics, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 2585 |

10:00 - 10:20 | George Elliott (Toronto), Operator Algebras, A simple report on simple C*-algebras, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5501 |

10:00 - 10:20 | Laura Escobar (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Toric Geometry, Polytopes from the Bott-Samelson construction, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 2568 |

10:00 - 10:20 | Chris Frei (University of Alberta), Financial Mathematics, Managing Counterparty Risk in Over-the-counter Markets, Univ. Waterloo, Building M3, Room 3103 |

10:00 - 10:20 | Ian Goulden (Universityof Waterloo), Symmetric Functions and Generalizations, The content series, Jucys-Murphy elements and branched covers, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 1302 |

10:00 - 10:20 | Johanna Mangahas (SUNY Buffalo), Low Dimensional Topology and Geometric Group Theory, Right-angled Artin groups as normal subgroups of mapping class groups., Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 1304 |

10:00 - 10:20 | Ram Murty (Queen's University), Analytic Number Theory, Hilbert's tenth problem over number fields, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 4045 |

10:00 - 10:20 | Manuele Santoprete (Wilfrid Laurier), Dynamical Systems, Mathematical Models of Radicalization, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5413 |

10:00 - 10:20 | Volkmar Welker (University of Marburg, Germany), Applications of Combinatorial Topology in Commutative Algebra, Lovasz-Saks-Schrijver ideals and coordinate sections of determinantal varieties, Univ. Waterloo, Building M3, Room 3127 |

10:00 - 10:20 | Karen Yeats (University of Waterloo), Algebraic Graph Theory, On the $c_2$ invariant of a graph, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 2035 |

10:00 - 10:20 | Huaiping Zhu (York University), Dynamics of Microbial Systems, A temperature driven matrix model for Culex mosquitoes population, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5403 |

10:30 - 11:00 | Break, Building M3 Atrium |

11:00 - 12:00 | Niky Kamran (McGill University), Plenary Lecture, Solving the Einstein equations holographically, Room M3-1006, Univ. Waterloo |

13:00 - 16:30 | Student Committee, Univ. Waterloo, Bldg M3, Room 4001 |

13:30 - 14:30 | Natalia Komarova (University of California - Irvine), Plenary Lecture, Mathematical methods in evolutionary dynamics, Room M3-1006, Univ. Waterloo |

14:30 - 15:30 | Bernard Hodgson (Laval University), Excellence in Teaching Award, On the contribution of mathematicians to the education of teachers, Room M3-1006, Univ. Waterloo |

15:00 - 15:30 | Break, Building M3 Atrium |

16:00 - 18:00 | Workshop on Teaching as a graduate student or part-time instructor, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5479 |

16:00 - 16:20 | Jim Fowler (Ohio State University), Using Digital Assets in Mathematics Education and Outreach, Using Ximera to build online interactive math activities, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 2034 |

16:00 - 16:20 | Jeff Jauregui (Union College), Geometric Analysis, Bartnik’s quasi-local mass in general relativity, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 2585 |

16:00 - 16:20 | Kiumars Kaveh (University of Pittsburgh), Toric Geometry, Toric degenerations of projective varieties, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 2568 |

16:00 - 16:20 | Xinzhi Liu (University of Waterloo), Application of Mathematics to Medicine and Biology, Infectious Disease Modeling by a Hybrid System Approach, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 1302 |

16:00 - 16:20 | Greg Martin (University of British Columbia), Analytic Number Theory, The distribution of the number of subgroups of the multiplicative group, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 4045 |

16:00 - 16:20 | Alice Medvedev (CUNY), Arithmetic Dynamics, Upper-triangular polynomial dynamical systems., Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5501 |

16:00 - 16:20 | Raphael Ponge (SNU), Cyclic Homology and Noncommutative Geometry, The Cyclic homology of crossed-product algebras, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5417 |

16:00 - 16:20 | Shigui Ruan (The University of Miami), Dynamics of Microbial Systems, Spatial and Temporal Dynamics of a Nonlocal Viral Infection Model, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5403 |

16:00 - 16:20 | Kristina Sendova (Western University), Financial Mathematics, Capturing simultaneous claim occurrences, Univ. Waterloo, Building M3, Room 3103 |

16:00 - 16:20 | Qing Xiang (Delaware), Design Theory, A new infinite family of hemisystems of the Hermitian surface, Univ. Waterloo, Building M3, Room 3127 |

16:30 - 16:50 | Petra Bonfert-Taylor (Dartmouth College), Using Digital Assets in Mathematics Education and Outreach, A data-driven approach towards instruction in an introductory programming class, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 2034 |

16:30 - 16:50 | Alia Hamieh (University of Northern British Columbia), Analytic Number Theory, Special Values of L-functions of Hilbert Modular Forms, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 4045 |

16:30 - 16:50 | Brian Ingalls (University of Waterloo), Application of Mathematics to Medicine and Biology, Synthetic biology approaches to suppression of antibiotic resistance: toward model-based design, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 1302 |

16:30 - 16:50 | Mohammad Ivaki (Toronto), Geometric Analysis, On the classification of ancient solutions to curvature flows on the sphere, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 2585 |

16:30 - 16:50 | Kelly Jabbusch (University of Michigan-Dearborn), Toric Geometry, Visualizing toric vector bundles, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 2568 |

16:30 - 16:50 | Ivan Kobyzev (University of Waterloo), Cyclic Homology and Noncommutative Geometry, Cyclic homology of quasi-Hopf algebras and Hopf algebroids, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5417 |

16:30 - 16:50 | Radu Ilie Mitric (University of Laval), Financial Mathematics, Properties of risk measures inspired from a ruin model with interest, Univ. Waterloo, Building M3, Room 3103 |

16:30 - 16:50 | Khoa Nguyen (University of Calgary), Arithmetic Dynamics, The orbit intersection problem for linear spaces and semiabelian varieties, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5501 |

16:30 - 16:50 | Steve Wang (Carleton), Design Theory, A matrix approach to the period of a nonlinear congruential pseudorandom sequences over finite fields, Univ. Waterloo, Building M3, Room 3127 |

16:30 - 16:50 | Xiaoqiang Zhao (Memorial University), Dynamics of Microbial Systems, A Reaction-Diffusion Model of Harmful Algae and Zooplankton in An Ecosystem, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5403 |

17:00 - 17:20 | Anastasis Kratsios (Concordia University), Financial Mathematics, Geometrtric Learning and Non-Euclidean Filtering in Finance, Univ. Waterloo, Building M3, Room 3103 |

17:00 - 17:20 | Don Kreher (Michigan Technological), Design Theory, Uniformly resolvable decompositions of the complete graph: 3-paths and 3-stars., Univ. Waterloo, Building M3, Room 3127 |

17:00 - 17:20 | Yoav Len (University of Waterloo), Toric Geometry, Tropical image of intersections, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 2568 |

17:00 - 17:20 | Nicole Looper (Northwestern), Arithmetic Dynamics, A lower bound on the canonical height for polynomials, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5501 |

17:00 - 17:20 | Allysa Lumley (York University), Analytic Number Theory, Distribution of Values of $L$-functions associated to Hyperelliptic Curves over Function Fields, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 4045 |

17:00 - 17:20 | Katrin Rohlf (Ryerson Polytechnic University), Application of Mathematics to Medicine and Biology, Reactive Multi-particle Collision (RMPC) dynamics for stochastic simulations of biochemical systems, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 1302 |

17:00 - 17:20 | Jim Rolf (Yale University), Using Digital Assets in Mathematics Education and Outreach, ONEXYS: An Online Bridge Program to Boost Mathematical Preparedness for Incoming Students, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 2034 |

17:00 - 17:20 | Zhisheng Shuai (University of Central Florida), Dynamics of Microbial Systems, Graph Design and Reduction to Global Lyapunov Functions in Population Dynamics, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5403 |

17:00 - 17:20 | Alex Waldron (Stony Brook), Geometric Analysis, Yang-Mills flow in dimension four, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 2585 |

17:00 - 17:20 | Fereshteh Yazdani (University of New Brunswick), Cyclic Homology and Noncommutative Geometry, Hopf-cyclic Cohomology of Connes-Moscovici Hopf algebras with nontrivial Coefficients, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5417 |

17:30 - 17:50 | Spyros Alexakis (Toronto), Geometric Analysis, Recovering a Riemannian metric from area data., Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 2585 |

17:30 - 17:50 | George Elliott (University of Toronto), Cyclic Homology and Noncommutative Geometry, The Rieffel projection via groupoids (joint work with Dickson Wong), Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5417 |

17:30 - 17:50 | John Friedlander (University of Toronto), Analytic Number Theory, Twin primes via exceptional characters, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 4045 |

17:30 - 17:50 | Ting-Hao Hsu (McMaster University), Dynamics of Microbial Systems, Interaction of Phage-Sensitive and Phage-Resistant Bacteria with Acquisition of Phage Sensitivity, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5403 |

17:30 - 17:50 | Kenneth Scott Jacobs (University of Georgia), Arithmetic Dynamics, Minimal Resultants of Rational Maps, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5501 |

17:30 - 17:50 | Hadi Kharaghani (Lethbridge), Design Theory, Balancedly splittable Hadamard matrices, Univ. Waterloo, Building M3, Room 3127 |

17:30 - 17:50 | Carrie Knoll (University of Waterloo), Using Digital Assets in Mathematics Education and Outreach, Lessons Learned in Open Online Courseware, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 2034 |

17:30 - 17:50 | Madjid Soltani (KN toose University of Technology, Tehran), Application of Mathematics to Medicine and Biology, Intracellular events regulate tissue scale phenomena in sprouting angiogenesis, A mathematical model, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 1302 |

17:30 - 17:50 | Foivos Xanthos (Ryerson University), Financial Mathematics, Spanning of options and lattice theory, Univ. Waterloo, Building M3, Room 3103 |

17:30 - 17:50 | Jay Yang (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Toric Geometry, Syzygies of Random Monomial Ideals, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 2568 |

19:00 - 22:30 | Awards Banquet, Silver Lake Ballroom A+B, Delta Waterloo |

Monday December 11 | |

7:30 - 17:30 | Registration, Building M3 Atrium |

8:00 - 8:20 | Adriana-Stefania Ciupeanu (University of Manitoba), Studc Student Research Session, Classifications of the Group Action on the Real Line and Circle, Univ. Waterloo. Building MC, Room 5479 |

8:00 - 8:20 | George Grell (University of Rochester), Arithmetic Dynamics, Galois Groups of Iterated Quadratic Rational Maps whose Critical Orbits Collide, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5501 |

8:00 - 8:20 | Robert Haslhofer (Toronto), Geometric Analysis, Minimal two-spheres in three-spheres, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 2585 |

8:00 - 8:20 | Jonathan Sorenson (Butler University), Analytic Number Theory, Open problems related to finding strong pseudoprimes, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 4045 |

8:00 - 8:20 | Tommaso Traetta (University of Perugia, Italy), Design Theory, Steiner triple systems with well-behaved automorphisms, Univ. Waterloo, Building M3, Room 3127 |

8:00 - 8:20 | Jon Yard (Perimiter Institute & University of Waterloo), Mathematical Aspects of Quantum Information, On the existence of symmetric quantum measurements, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 1302 |

8:30 - 8:50 | Latham Boyle (Perimeter Institute), Cyclic Homology and Noncommutative Geometry, The standard model of particle physics from non-commutative geometry: a physicist's perspective, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5417 |

8:30 - 8:50 | Ajneet Dhillon (University of Western Ontario), Toric Geometry, Severi-Brauer varieties and moduli of vector bundles., Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 2568 |

8:30 - 8:50 | Scott Greenhalgh (Queens University), Dynamics of Microbial Systems, Fighting HIV with viruses: the benefit of GB virus C on the health burden of AIDS, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5403 |

8:30 - 8:50 | Bradd Hart (McMaster), Logic and Operator Algebras, The model theory of von Neumann algebras revisited, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 1304 |

8:30 - 8:50 | Nathaniel Johnston (Mount Allison University), Mathematical Aspects of Quantum Information, The Spectra of Entanglement Witnesses, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 1302 |

8:30 - 8:50 | Marie-Andree B Langlois (Dalhousie), Arithmetic Dynamics, Constructing bases for homogenous three variable integer valued polynomials, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5501 |

8:30 - 8:50 | Traian Pirvu (McMaster University), Financial Mathematics, Longevity bond pricing in equilibrium, Univ. Waterloo, Building M3, Room 3103 |

8:30 - 8:50 | Peter Sinclair (McMaster University), Studc Student Research Session, Connections between Logic and Algebra, Univ. Waterloo. Building MC, Room 5479 |

8:30 - 8:50 | Doug Stinson (Waterloo), Design Theory, Ideal ramp schemes and related combinatorial objects, Univ. Waterloo, Building M3, Room 3127 |

8:30 - 8:50 | Christina Tonnesen-Friedman (Union College), Geometric Analysis, Admissible Kaehler metrics on a certain complex three manifold, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 2585 |

8:30 - 8:50 | Akshaa Vatwani (University of Waterloo), Analytic Number Theory, Zeros of partial sums of $L$-functions, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 4045 |

9:00 - 9:20 | Tatyana Barron (Western Ontario), Geometric Analysis, Closed geodesics and pluricanonical sections, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 2585 |

9:00 - 9:20 | Mohammad Hassanzadeh (Windsor University), Cyclic Homology and Noncommutative Geometry, Hom-Associative Group Cohomology, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5417 |

9:00 - 9:20 | Matthew Kennedy (Waterloo), Logic and Operator Algebras, An infinite quantum Ramsey theorem, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 1304 |

9:00 - 9:20 | Ilias Kotsireas (Wilfred Laurier), Design Theory, Algorithms for difference families in finite abelian groups, Univ. Waterloo, Building M3, Room 3127 |

9:00 - 9:20 | Chiu-Ju Lin (McMaster University), Dynamics of Microbial Systems, An alternative formulation for a distributed delayed logistic equation, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5403 |

9:00 - 9:20 | Rogemar Mamon (Western University), Financial Mathematics, A higher-order Markov chain-modulated model for electricity spot-price dynamics, Univ. Waterloo, Building M3, Room 3103 |

9:00 - 9:20 | Steffen Marcus (The College of New Jersey), Toric Geometry, Logarithmic compactification of the Abel-Jacobi section, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 2568 |

9:00 - 9:20 | Myrto Mavraki (UBC), Arithmetic Dynamics, Dynamics and small points in families of elliptic curves, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5501 |

9:00 - 9:20 | Sarah Plosker (Brandon University), Mathematical Aspects of Quantum Information, Perfect quantum state transfer on weighted paths, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 1302 |

9:00 - 9:20 | Izabela Vlahu (University of Saskatchewan), Studc Student Research Session, Fast P-transforms for signal processing applications, Univ. Waterloo. Building MC, Room 5479 |

9:00 - 9:20 | Trevor Wooley (Bristol University, U.K.), Analytic Number Theory, Nested efficient congruencing and relatives of Vinogradov's mean value theorem, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 4045 |

9:30 - 9:50 | Julia Brandes (University of Waterloo), Analytic Number Theory, Vinogradov systems missing the linear slice, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 4045 |

9:30 - 9:50 | Jacques Hurtubise (McGill), Geometric Analysis, The geometry of Calogero Moser systems, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 2585 |

9:30 - 9:50 | George Hutchinson (University of Guelph), Mathematical Aspects of Quantum Information, Complex matrix scalings and the geometric measure of entanglement, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 1302 |

9:30 - 9:50 | Jamie Juul (Amherst), Arithmetic Dynamics, The arboreal Galois representation of a PCF cubic polynomial, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5501 |

9:30 - 9:50 | Piotr Koszmider (Polish Academy of Sciences), Logic and Operator Algebras, Large locally finite-dimensional operator algebras, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 1304 |

9:30 - 9:50 | Roman Makarov (Wilfrid Laurier University), Financial Mathematics, Stochastic Modelling of Assets with Missing Pricing Data, Univ. Waterloo, Building M3, Room 3103 |

9:30 - 9:50 | Tyler Meadows (McMaster University), Dynamics of Microbial Systems, A simplified model of anaerobic digestion, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5403 |

9:30 - 9:50 | Mike Newman (Ottawa), Design Theory, embedding factorizations in uniform hypergraphs, Univ. Waterloo, Building M3, Room 3127 |

9:30 - 9:50 | Jenna Rajchgot (University of Saskatchewan), Toric Geometry, Type D quiver loci and double Grassmannians, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 2568 |

9:30 - 9:50 | Yiyuan Wang (York University), Studc Student Research Session, The impact of weather and stormwater management ponds on the transmission of West Nile virus, Univ. Waterloo. Building MC, Room 5479 |

9:30 - 9:50 | Mitsuru Wilson (Uniandes), Cyclic Homology and Noncommutative Geometry, Pseudo-differential calculus for the deformation quantization of Hopf algebra, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5417 |

10:00 - 10:20 | Ali Aleyasin (Waterloo), Geometric Analysis, Remarks on singular Kähler manifolds, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 2585 |

10:00 - 10:20 | Andrew Bridy (TAMU), Arithmetic Dynamics, Arboreal finite index for cubic polynomials, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5501 |

10:00 - 10:20 | Peter Danzinger (Ryerson), Design Theory, Some recent results on the Hamilton-Waterloo Problem, Univ. Waterloo, Building M3, Room 3127 |

10:00 - 10:20 | Piotr M. Hajac (IMPAN), Cyclic Homology and Noncommutative Geometry, Factoring the Chern-Galois character and the homotopy invariance of Hochschild and cyclic complexes, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5417 |

10:00 - 10:20 | Nathan Ilten (Simon Fraser University), Toric Geometry, Classifying Fano Complexity-One $T$-Varieties via Divisorial Polytopes, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 2568 |

10:00 - 10:20 | Youness Lamzouri (York University), Analytic Number Theory, Prime number races with many contestants, Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 4045 |

10:00 - 10:20 | Paul McKenney (Miami University), Logic and Operator Algebras, Automorphisms of corona algebras, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 1304 |

10:00 - 10:20 | Mike Nelson (University of Guelph), Mathematical Aspects of Quantum Information, Operator Algebra Quantum Error Correction and Hybrid Quantum Codes, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 1302 |

10:00 - 10:20 | Alexandra Teslya (York University.), Dynamics of Microbial Systems, Dynamics of the threshold-delay model of the HIV infection of infants through breastfeeding: control implications., Univ. Waterloo, Building MC, Room 5403 |

10:00 - 10:20 | Fenghao Yang (York University), Financial Mathematics, Pricing analogues of first-to-default options under uncertain correlation., Univ. Waterloo, Building M3, Room 3103 |

10:30 - 11:00 | Break, Building M3 Atrium |

10:30 - 10:50 | Kalle Karu (University of British Columbia), Toric Geometry, Negative curves in the blowups of toric varieties, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 2568 |

11:00 - 12:00 | Bill Cook (University of Waterloo), Plenary Lecture, Exact solutions to the traveling salesman problem, Room M3-1006, Univ. Waterloo |

13:30 - 14:30 | Konstantin Tikhomirov (Princeton University), Doctoral Prize, The extreme singular values of random matrices: a geometric approach, Room M3-1006, Univ. Waterloo |

15:00 - 15:30 | Break, Building M3 Atrium |

15:00 - 15:20 | Alexey Kuznetsov (York University), Financial Mathematics, Lognormal convolutions and their applications, Univ. Waterloo, Building M3, Room 3103 |

15:00 - 15:20 | David Pike (Memorial), Design Theory, A disproof of Tutte's conjecture based on twofold triple systems, Univ. Waterloo, Building M3, Room 3127 |

15:00 - 15:20 | Philip Scowcroft (Wesleyan), Logic and Operator Algebras, Decision procedures for the sentences true in certain metric structures, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 1304 |

15:00 - 15:20 | John Watrous (University of Waterloo), Mathematical Aspects of Quantum Information, Time-reversal for rank-one quantum strategy functions, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 1302 |

15:30 - 15:50 | Mark Girard (University of Waterloo), Mathematical Aspects of Quantum Information, Entanglement manipulation and distillability beyond LOCC, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 1302 |

15:30 - 15:50 | Lucia Moura (Ottawa), Design Theory, Ordered Orthogonal Array Construction Using LFSR Sequences, Univ. Waterloo, Building M3, Room 3127 |

15:30 - 15:50 | Mark Reesor (Wilfrid Laurier University), Financial Mathematics, Capital Structure Effects on the Prices of Equity Call Options: First Passage Time Approach, Univ. Waterloo, Building M3, Room 3103 |

15:30 - 15:50 | Iian Smythe (Rutgers), Logic and Operator Algebras, Generic pure states, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 1304 |

16:00 - 16:20 | Cheng Guo (Tsinghua University), Mathematical Aspects of Quantum Information, Entanglement Transformation via Local Operations and Classical Communication, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 1302 |

16:00 - 16:20 | Petr Lisonek (Simon Fraser), Design Theory, Kochen-Specker sets and Hadamard matrices, Univ. Waterloo, Building M3, Room 3127 |

16:00 - 16:20 | Adam Metzler (Wilfrid Laurier University), Financial Mathematics, State Dependent Correlations and Economic Capital, Univ. Waterloo, Building M3, Room 3103 |

16:00 - 16:20 | Aaron Tikuisis (Ottawa), Logic and Operator Algebras, The Dixmier property, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 1304 |

16:30 - 16:50 | Daniel Panario (Carleton), Design Theory, Covering arrays from m-sequences and character sums over finite fields, Univ. Waterloo, Building M3, Room 3127 |

16:30 - 16:50 | Jitendra Prakash (University of Waterloo), Mathematical Aspects of Quantum Information, Non-closure of the set of quantum correlations, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 1302 |

16:30 - 16:50 | Andrea Vaccaro (York), Logic and Operator Algebras, Trace spaces of Counterexamples to Naimark's Problem, Univ. Waterloo, Building DC, Room 1304 |