2018 CMS Winter Meeting

Vancouver, December 7 - 10, 2018

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 Vancouver Wall Centre.

Thursday December 6 | |

18:00 - 22:00 | CMS Executive Committee, Orca |

Friday December 7 | |

10:30 - 12:30 | CMS Development Group Luncheon, Orca |

12:00 - 19:30 | Registration, Junior Ballroom C |

12:30 - 16:30 | CMS Board of Directors Meeting, Junior Ballroom AB |

13:00 - 13:30 | Pauline van den Driessche (University of Victoria), Mathematical Epidemiology, Disease extinction versus persistence in discrete-time epidemic models, Blue Whale |

13:00 - 13:30 | Graham Wright and Geňa Hahn (CMS / Université de Montréal), Session in Honor of Dr. Robert Woodrow on the Occasion of his 70th birthday. Topics: Model Theory of Relational Structures; Homogeneous Structures; Ordered Sets; Graphs, Pavilion Ballroom B |

13:00 - 13:30 | Ruixiang Zhang (University of Wisconsin - Madison), Harmonic Analysis and its Connections to Geometric Measure Theory and Combinatorics, The pointwise convergence problem for the free Schrödinger equation in high dimensions, Beluga |

13:30 - 14:00 | Julien Arino (University of Manitoba), Mathematical Epidemiology, Modelling global aspects in vaccination, Blue Whale |

13:30 - 14:00 | Julia Knight (Notre Dame), Session in Honor of Dr. Robert Woodrow on the Occasion of his 70th birthday. Topics: Model Theory of Relational Structures; Homogeneous Structures; Ordered Sets; Graphs, Coding one structure in another, Pavilion Ballroom B |

13:30 - 14:00 | Thomas Yang (University of British Columbia), Harmonic Analysis and its Connections to Geometric Measure Theory and Combinatorics, Small sets containing many patterns, Beluga |

14:00 - 14:30 | Jongchon Kim (University of British Columbia), Harmonic Analysis and its Connections to Geometric Measure Theory and Combinatorics, Elliptic difference equations with random coefficients, Beluga |

14:00 - 14:30 | Pierre Simon (Berkley), Session in Honor of Dr. Robert Woodrow on the Occasion of his 70th birthday. Topics: Model Theory of Relational Structures; Homogeneous Structures; Ordered Sets; Graphs, Geometric homogeneous structures, Pavilion Ballroom B |

14:00 - 14:30 | James Watmough (University of New Brunswick), Mathematical Epidemiology, A mathematical analysis of an integrated approach to malaria control targeting vector-host interactions, Blue Whale |

14:30 - 15:00 | Edward Doolittle (First Nation University of Canada), Indigenization and Reconciliation through University Mathematics: Why, When and How ?, Port Alberni |

14:30 - 15:00 | Jan Hubička (Charles University), Session in Honor of Dr. Robert Woodrow on the Occasion of his 70th birthday. Topics: Model Theory of Relational Structures; Homogeneous Structures; Ordered Sets; Graphs, Metrically homogeneous graphs as homogenizations of $(1,\delta)$-structures, Pavilion Ballroom B |

14:30 - 15:00 | Steven Senger (Missouri State), Harmonic Analysis and its Connections to Geometric Measure Theory and Combinatorics, Chains and other multiple point configurations, Beluga |

14:30 - 15:00 | Ping Yan (Public Health Agency of Canada), Mathematical Epidemiology, Discussions on generation intervals and beyond, Blue Whale |

15:00 - 15:30 | Peter Cameron (St. Andrews), Session in Honor of Dr. Robert Woodrow on the Occasion of his 70th birthday. Topics: Model Theory of Relational Structures; Homogeneous Structures; Ordered Sets; Graphs, Synchronization update, Pavilion Ballroom B |

15:00 - 15:30 | Ed Granirer (University of British Columbia), Harmonic Analysis and its Connections to Geometric Measure Theory and Combinatorics, Some Geometric Properties of the Fourier Algebras., Beluga |

15:00 - 15:30 | Michael Li (University of Alberta), Mathematical Epidemiology, Mathematical Modeling of HIV/SIV Infection in Brain, Blue Whale |

15:00 - 15:30 | Mark MacLean (UBC), Indigenization and Reconciliation through University Mathematics: Why, When and How ?, Expanding the Mathematics Curriculum Conversation for an Indigenous Teacher Education Program, Port Alberni |

15:30 - 16:00 | Melania Alvarez (PIMS/UBC), Indigenization and Reconciliation through University Mathematics: Why, When and How ?, Math Outreach: Many Needs, Many Ways, Port Alberni |

15:30 - 16:00 | Itay Londner (University of British Columbia), Harmonic Analysis and its Connections to Geometric Measure Theory and Combinatorics, Exponential frames and syndetic Riesz sequences, Beluga |

15:30 - 16:00 | Norbert Sauer (Calgary), Session in Honor of Dr. Robert Woodrow on the Occasion of his 70th birthday. Topics: Model Theory of Relational Structures; Homogeneous Structures; Ordered Sets; Graphs, Partitions of homogenous graphs and other structures, Pavilion Ballroom B |

16:00 - 16:30 | Kyle Hambrook (San Jose State University), Harmonic Analysis and its Connections to Geometric Measure Theory and Combinatorics, Construction of fractal measures with rapid Fourier decay, Beluga |

16:00 - 16:30 | Randall Pyke (SFU), Indigenization and Reconciliation through University Mathematics: Why, When and How ?, Reaching out to the Aboriginal community: Volunteer tutoring at the Native Education College in Vancouver, Port Alberni |

16:00 - 16:30 | Bill Sands (Calgary), Session in Honor of Dr. Robert Woodrow on the Occasion of his 70th birthday. Topics: Model Theory of Relational Structures; Homogeneous Structures; Ordered Sets; Graphs, Two open problems from joint work with Robert Woodrow, Pavilion Ballroom B |

16:30 - 17:00 | Alex Iosevich (University of Rochester), Harmonic Analysis and its Connections to Geometric Measure Theory and Combinatorics, The Falconer distance conjecture in the plane, Beluga |

16:30 - 17:00 | Maurice Pouzet (Université Claude Bernard), Session in Honor of Dr. Robert Woodrow on the Occasion of his 70th birthday. Topics: Model Theory of Relational Structures; Homogeneous Structures; Ordered Sets; Graphs, A topological interpretation of de Jongh -Parikh theorem and applications, Pavilion Ballroom B |

17:00 - 18:00 | Anthony Bonato (Ryerson University), Public Lecture, Dots and lines: from Trump to Harry Potter to Bitcoin, Pavilion Ballroom CD |

18:00 - 19:30 | Welcome Reception, Junior Ballroom C |

20:00 - 21:30 | Education Committee, Gulf Island D |

Saturday December 8 | |

8:00 - 18:00 | Registration, Junior Ballroom C |

8:00 - 8:30 | Hans Boden (McMaster University), Topology, The Gordon-Litherland pairing for virtual links, Junior Ballroom D |

8:00 - 8:30 | Maria D'Orsogna (California State University, Northridge), Nonlocal Interaction Models: From Collective Behaviour to Pattern Formation, Dynamics of neuroendocrine stress response: bistability, trauma and PTSD, Pavilion Ballroom B |

8:00 - 8:30 | Shawn Desaulniers (University of Alberta), Indigenization and Reconciliation through University Mathematics: Why, When and How ?, Is Recruitment Enough?, Port Alberni |

8:00 - 8:30 | Megan Dewar (Tutte Institute for Mathematics and Computing), Discrete Mathematics in Communications and Computation, Connectivity in hypergraphs, Port McNeill |

8:00 - 8:30 | Daniel Fiorilli (University of Ottawa), Distributions in Analytic Number Theory, Large values of the variance of primes in arithmetic progressions, Port Hardy |

8:00 - 8:30 | Brian Forrest (University of Waterloo), Operator Algebras Over Groups, Exotic Ideals in the Fourier-Stieltjes Algebra of a Locally Compact group., Finback |

8:00 - 8:30 | Isao Kato (Kyoto University), Recent Trends in Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Related Problems, Local well-posedness for the Cauchy problem of the Zakharov type system, Vancouver |

8:00 - 8:30 | Juan Migliore (University of Notre Dame), Symbolic and Regular Powers of Ideals, Unexpected hypersurfaces, Orca |

8:00 - 8:30 | George Patrick (University of Saskatchewan), Hamiltonian dynamics and applications, The intrinsic linearization of equilibria of nonholonomic systems, Pavilion Ballroom A |

8:00 - 8:30 | Thomas Ransford (Laval University), Complex Analysis and Operator Theory, Linear maps preserving inner functions, Gulf Island C |

8:00 - 8:30 | Josh Zahl (University of British Columbia), Harmonic Analysis and its Connections to Geometric Measure Theory and Combinatorics, An improved bound on the Hausdorff dimension of Besicovitch sets in $\mathbb{R}^3$, Beluga |

8:00 - 8:30 | Hedayat Zarkoob (University of British Columbia), Mathematical Games, Report-sensitive spot-checking in peer grading system, Gulf Island D |

8:30 - 16:30 | ARMS-CMS Student Poster Session, Junior Ballroom C |

8:30 - 9:00 | Tim Alderson (University of New Brunswick), Discrete Mathematics in Communications and Computation, Maximum and Full Weight Spectrum Codes, Port McNeill |

8:30 - 9:00 | Michael Brannan (Texas A&M University), Operator Algebras Over Groups, Quantum permutations and their matrix models, Finback |

8:30 - 9:00 | Albert Chau (UBC), Geometric Analysis and Spectral Geometry, Complete solutions to Kahler Ricci flow on quasi-projctive varieties., Galiano |

8:30 - 9:00 | Xi Chen (University of Alberta), Recent Advances in Arithmetic and Hyperbolic Geometry, ${\mathbb A}^1$ curves on Log K3 Surfaces, Gulf Island A |

8:30 - 9:00 | Baltazar Espinoza (Arizona State University), Mathematical Epidemiology, Consequences of short-term mobility across heterogeneous risk environments: the 2014 West African Ebola outbreak, Blue Whale |

8:30 - 9:00 | Douglas Farenick (University of Regina), Complex Analysis and Operator Theory, Choquet boundaries in an operator-theoretic framework, Gulf Island C |

8:30 - 9:00 | Tagir Farkhutdinov (University of Alberta), Advances and Applications in Geometric and Structure-Preserving Discretizations, Variational Methods in the Dynamics of Porous Media, Junior Ballroom A |

8:30 - 9:00 | Brian Harbourne (Univeristy of Nebraska, Lincoln), Symbolic and Regular Powers of Ideals, Primer on Unexpected Varieties, Orca |

8:30 - 9:00 | David Iron (Dalhousie University), Nonlocal Interaction Models: From Collective Behaviour to Pattern Formation, Delay and Spike Dynamics in the Gierer-Meinhardt Equations, Pavilion Ballroom B |

8:30 - 9:00 | Nobu Kishimoto (Kyoto University), Recent Trends in Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Related Problems, Ill-posedness of the periodic nonlinear Schr\"odinger equation with third-order dispersion and Raman scattering term, Vancouver |

8:30 - 9:00 | Matilde Lalin (Universite de Montreal), Distributions in Analytic Number Theory, The mean value of cubic $L$-functions over function fields, Port Hardy |

8:30 - 9:00 | Allison Moore (UC Davis), Topology, Surgery on links and the d-invariant, Junior Ballroom D |

8:30 - 9:00 | Cynthia Nicol (UBC), Indigenization and Reconciliation through University Mathematics: Why, When and How ?, What Role does Mathematics Play for Community Resilience and Innovation?, Port Alberni |

8:30 - 9:00 | Dan Offin (Queen's University), Hamiltonian dynamics and applications, Stability of periodic orbits by index methods, Pavilion Ballroom A |

8:30 - 9:00 | Krystal Taylor (Ohio State University), Harmonic Analysis and its Connections to Geometric Measure Theory and Combinatorics, Lipschitz Images of Fractal Sets and an Application to Pinned Distance Sets, Beluga |

8:30 - 9:00 | Boting Yang (University of Regina), Mathematical Games, Fast Searching Game on Cartesian Products of Graphs, Gulf Island D |

9:00 - 9:30 | Alethea Barbaro (Case Western Reserve University), Nonlocal Interaction Models: From Collective Behaviour to Pattern Formation, A Kinetic Perspective on Fearful Crowds, Pavilion Ballroom B |

9:00 - 9:30 | Darja Barr (University of Manitoba), Indigenization and Reconciliation through University Mathematics: Why, When and How ?, Easing the Transition into University Mathematics with Summer Bridge Programs, Port Alberni |

9:00 - 9:30 | John Berman (UT Austin), Topology, Rational Euler Characteristic, Junior Ballroom D |

9:00 - 9:30 | Ilia Binder (University of Toronto), Complex Analysis and Operator Theory, Caratheodory convergence and weak convergence of Harmonic Measure., Gulf Island C |

9:00 - 9:30 | Rudiger Brecht (Memorial University of Newfoundland), Advances and Applications in Geometric and Structure-Preserving Discretizations, a geometric variational discretization of compressible fluids: the rotating shallow water equations on the sphere, Junior Ballroom A |

9:00 - 9:30 | Jason Crann (Carleton University), Operator Algebras Over Groups, An equivariant weak expectation property and amenable actions, Finback |

9:00 - 9:30 | Chantal David (Concordia University), Distributions in Analytic Number Theory, Averages of cubic Gauss sums over functions fields, Port Hardy |

9:00 - 9:30 | Alessandro De Stefani (Univeristy of Nebraska, Lincoln), Symbolic and Regular Powers of Ideals, Symbolic powers in mixed characteristic, Orca |

9:00 - 9:30 | Richard Hoshino and Maximilian Kahn (Quest University), Mathematical Games, Birds of a Feather: a perfect-information solitaire card game, Gulf Island D |

9:00 - 9:30 | Thais Idalino (University of Ottawa), Discrete Mathematics in Communications and Computation, Efficient Unbounded Fault-Tolerant Aggregate Signatures Using Nested Cover-Free Families, Port McNeill |

9:00 - 9:30 | Dima Jakobson (Mcgill), Geometric Analysis and Spectral Geometry, Zero and negative eigenvalues of the conformal laplacian, Galiano |

9:00 - 9:30 | Ru-yu Lai (University of Minnesota), Inverse Problems in Mathematical Physics, Global uniqueness for the semilinear fractional Schr\"{o}dinger equation, Junior Ballroom B |

9:00 - 9:30 | Victor Moreno (Arizona State University), Mathematical Epidemiology, Understanding the Impact of Social Factors on the Transmission Dynamics of Infectious Diseases, Blue Whale |

9:00 - 9:30 | Eric Price (The University of Texas at Austin), Sparse Recovery, Learning, and Neural Networks, Compressed Sensing and Generative Models, Parksville |

9:00 - 9:30 | Joris Roos (University of Wisconsin - Madison), Harmonic Analysis and its Connections to Geometric Measure Theory and Combinatorics, Averages of the simplex Hilbert transform, Beluga |

9:00 - 9:30 | Min Ru (University of Houston), Recent Advances in Arithmetic and Hyperbolic Geometry, Holomorphic curves into projective varieties intersecting general divisors, Gulf Island A |

9:00 - 9:30 | Corey Shanbrom (Sacramento State University), Hamiltonian dynamics and applications, A New Family of Solutions to the Kepler-Heisenberg Problem, Pavilion Ballroom A |

9:00 - 9:30 | Ikkei Shimizu (Kyoto University), Recent Trends in Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Related Problems, Remarks on local theory for Schr\"odinger maps near harmonic maps, Vancouver |

9:30 - 10:00 | Line Baribeau (Laval University), Complex Analysis and Operator Theory, Hyperbolic divided differences and higher-order hyperbolic derivatives, Gulf Island C |

9:30 - 10:00 | Monica Cojocaru (University of Guelph), Mathematical Games, The replicator dynamics for generalized Nash Games, Gulf Island D |

9:30 - 10:00 | Zhilan Feng (Purdue University), Mathematical Epidemiology, Implications for infectious disease models of heterogeneous mixing on control thresholds, Blue Whale |

9:30 - 10:00 | Isaac Harris (Purdue University), Inverse Problems in Mathematical Physics, Transmission Eigenvalues for a Conductive Boundary, Junior Ballroom B |

9:30 - 10:00 | Masahiro Ikeda (Keio University), Recent Trends in Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Related Problems, Well-posedness of fourth-order Schr\"odinger equation with derivative nonlinearities, Vancouver |

9:30 - 10:00 | Chun-Kit Lai (San Francisco State University), Harmonic Analysis and its Connections to Geometric Measure Theory and Combinatorics, Existence and exactness of exponential Riesz sequences and frames for fractal measures, Beluga |

9:30 - 10:00 | Prachi Loliencar (University of Alberta), Operator Algebras Over Groups, Measures on compact right topological groups, Finback |

9:30 - 10:00 | Alexander Mangerel (Universite de Montreal/CRM), Distributions in Analytic Number Theory, The Variance of Bounded Multiplicative Functions in Arithmetic Progressions, Port Hardy |

9:30 - 10:00 | Renan Assimos Martins (Max Planck Institute), Geometric Analysis and Spectral Geometry, A remark on the Geometry of Some Maximum Principles, Galiano |

9:30 - 10:00 | Emily McKinnon (Universityof Manitoba), Indigenization and Reconciliation through University Mathematics: Why, When and How ?, Access to Success in Math: Lessons learned and new directions for the University of Manitoba’s Access Program, Port Alberni |

9:30 - 10:00 | Andrea Natale (Imperial College London), Advances and Applications in Geometric and Structure-Preserving Discretizations, An optimal transport Lagrangian approach for the Camassa-Holm variational model, Junior Ballroom A |

9:30 - 10:00 | Marc-Hubert Nicole (Universite d'Aix-Marseille), Recent Advances in Arithmetic and Hyperbolic Geometry, Families of Modular Forms on Drinfeld Modular Varieties for $GL_N$, Gulf Island A |

9:30 - 10:00 | Nancy Rodriguez-Bunn (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill), Nonlocal Interaction Models: From Collective Behaviour to Pattern Formation, Birth-jump process in plan dynamics, Pavilion Ballroom B |

9:30 - 10:00 | Yaniv Romano (Stanford University), Sparse Recovery, Learning, and Neural Networks, Classification Stability for Sparse-Modeled Signals, Parksville |

9:30 - 10:00 | Aidan Roy (D-Wave Systems), Discrete Mathematics in Communications and Computation, Mixed-integer linear programs and graph minors for quantum annealing, Port McNeill |

9:30 - 10:00 | Tanya Schmah (University of Ottawa), Hamiltonian dynamics and applications, Controlling rigid body attitude via shape change, Pavilion Ballroom A |

9:30 - 10:00 | William Trok (University of Kentucky), Symbolic and Regular Powers of Ideals, Hyperplane Arrangements and Extremal Behavior, Orca |

9:30 - 10:00 | Paul Arnaud Songhafouo Tsopmene (University of Regina), Topology, Cosimplicial models for manifold calculus, Junior Ballroom D |

10:00 - 16:30 | Exhibits, Junior Ballroom C Foyer |

10:00 - 10:30 | Lennard Bakker (Brigham Young University), Hamiltonian dynamics and applications, A Model for the Binary Asteroid 2017 YE5, Pavilion Ballroom A |

10:00 - 10:30 | Kelly Bickel (Bucknell University), Complex Analysis and Operator Theory, Portraits of Rational Inner Functions, Gulf Island C |

10:00 - 10:30 | Marcin Bownik (University or Oregon), Harmonic Analysis and its Connections to Geometric Measure Theory and Combinatorics, Wavelets for non-expanding dilations, Beluga |

10:00 - 10:30 | Charles Delahunt (University of Washington), Sparse Recovery, Learning, and Neural Networks, Biological mechanisms for learning: experiments and mathematical questions, Parksville |

10:00 - 10:30 | Benjamin Drabkin (Univeristy of Nebraska, Lincoln), Symbolic and Regular Powers of Ideals, Symbolic Defect and Cover Ideals, Orca |

10:00 - 10:30 | Carolyn Gordon (Dartmouth), Geometric Analysis and Spectral Geometry, Transplantation and isogeny of intermediate Jacobians of Kahler manifolds, Galiano |

10:00 - 10:30 | Thomas Hillen (University of Alberta), Nonlocal Interaction Models: From Collective Behaviour to Pattern Formation, Non-local Models for Cellular Adhesion, Pavilion Ballroom B |

10:00 - 10:30 | Takahisa Inui (Osaka University), Recent Trends in Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Related Problems, Strichartz estimates for the damped wave equation and its application to the nonlinear problem, Vancouver |

10:00 - 10:30 | Jonathan Jedwab (Simon Fraser University), Discrete Mathematics in Communications and Computation, A recursive construction of linking systems of difference sets, Port McNeill |

10:00 - 10:30 | Philip Morrison (University of Texas at Austin), Advances and Applications in Geometric and Structure-Preserving Discretizations, Simulated Annealing for the Calculation of Steady States, Junior Ballroom A |

10:00 - 10:30 | Junjiro Noguchi (University of Tokyo), Recent Advances in Arithmetic and Hyperbolic Geometry, A big Picard theorem and the Manin-Mumford conjecture, Gulf Island A |

10:00 - 10:30 | Kyle Pratt (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Distributions in Analytic Number Theory, Some non-vanishing results for Dirichlet L-functions, Port Hardy |

10:00 - 10:30 | William Rushworth (McMaster University), Topology, Ascent sliceness, Junior Ballroom D |

10:00 - 10:30 | Varvara Shepelska (University of Saskatchewan), Operator Algebras Over Groups, Norm-controlled inversion in weighted convolution algebras, Finback |

10:00 - 10:30 | Alexandre Timonov (University of South Carolina Upstate), Inverse Problems in Mathematical Physics, On the large time behavior of the solution to the regularized weighted mean curvature flow problem, Junior Ballroom B |

10:00 - 10:30 | Sherry Towers (Arizona State University), Mathematical Epidemiology, Assessing the average length of infection chains in an outbreak of infectious disease, Blue Whale |

10:00 - 10:30 | Betty Wilson (Tla'amin Nation), Indigenization and Reconciliation through University Mathematics: Why, When and How ?, A Tla’amin Perspective on Math, Port Alberni |

10:30 - 11:00 | Break, Junior Ballroom C |

11:00 - 14:30 | Publications Committee, Chartroom |

11:00 - 12:00 | Laura DeMarco (Northwestern University), Plenary Lecture, Complex dynamics and arithmetic equidistribution, Pavilion Ballroom CD |

13:30 - 14:30 | Henry Fowler (Navajo Technical University), Plenary Lecture, Naayee – The Warrior that Overshadows Poverty, Pavilion Ballroom CD |

14:30 - 15:30 | Anthony To-Ming Lau (University of Alberta), David Borwein Distinguished Career Award, Fixed point set for semigroup of mappings and harmonic analysis, Pavilion Ballroom CD |

15:30 - 16:00 | Break, Junior Ballroom C |

16:00 - 18:00 | Student Committee, Chartroom |

16:00 - 16:30 | Carl Cowen (Indiana University - Purdue), Complex Analysis and Operator Theory, Essential Spectrum of Some Composition Operators on $H^2(D)$, Gulf Island C |

16:00 - 16:30 | Sebastian Dominguez (Simon Fraser University), Contributed Papers, Steklov eigenvalues for the Lame operator, Burrard |

16:00 - 16:30 | Henry Fowler (Navajo Technical University), Indigenization and Reconciliation through University Mathematics: Why, When and How ?, The Silence Beat of Mathematics, Port Alberni |

16:00 - 16:30 | Francois Gay-Balmaz (Ecole normale supérieure), Advances and Applications in Geometric and Structure-Preserving Discretizations, Towards a geometric variational discretization of compressible fluid dynamics, Junior Ballroom A |

16:00 - 16:30 | Peter Gibson (York University), Inverse Problems in Mathematical Physics, Acoustic imaging of layered media, Junior Ballroom B |

16:00 - 16:30 | Stephen Gustafson (University of British Columbia), Recent Trends in Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Related Problems, Chiral magnetic skyrmion solutions of 2D Landau-Lifshitz equations: existence., Vancouver |

16:00 - 16:30 | Ryan Hayward (University of Alberta), Mathematical Games, A Hex History Mystery: Who Posed the Puzzles?, Gulf Island D |

16:00 - 16:30 | Gordon Heier (University of Houston), Recent Advances in Arithmetic and Hyperbolic Geometry, A generalized Schmidt subspace theorem for closed subschemes, Gulf Island A |

16:00 - 16:30 | Izabella Laba (University of British Columbia), Harmonic Analysis and its Connections to Geometric Measure Theory and Combinatorics, Maximal operators and decoupling for Lambda(p) Cantor measures, Beluga |

16:00 - 16:30 | Richard Laugesen (Illinois), Geometric Analysis and Spectral Geometry, From Neumann to Steklov and beyond, via Robin: the Weinberger way, Galiano |

16:00 - 16:30 | Xin Yang Lu (Lakehead University), Nonlocal Interaction Models: From Collective Behaviour to Pattern Formation, Regularity of cells in crystallization of the second moment energy in 3D, Pavilion Ballroom B |

16:00 - 16:30 | Cesar Montalvo (Arizona State University), Mathematical Epidemiology, The regressive burden of Water Related infections on income disparity, Blue Whale |

16:00 - 16:30 | Susan Morey (Texas State University), Symbolic and Regular Powers of Ideals, Depth and Regularity of Regular and Symbolic Powers of Monomial Ideals, Orca |

16:00 - 16:30 | Lucia Moura (University of Ottawa), Discrete Mathematics in Communications and Computation, Covering Arrays and Combinatorial Testing, Port McNeill |

16:00 - 16:30 | Jonathan Rubin (UCLA), Topology, Norms on $G$-categories, Junior Ballroom D |

16:00 - 16:30 | Ebrahim Samei (University of Saskatchewan), Operator Algebras Over Groups, Exotic C$^*$-algebras of geometric groups, Finback |

16:00 - 16:30 | Lola Thompson (Oberlin College), Distributions in Analytic Number Theory, Counting quaternion algebras, Port Hardy |

16:00 - 16:30 | Rongrong Wang (Michigan State University), Sparse Recovery, Learning, and Neural Networks, Sigma Delta quantization on wide-band signals, Parksville |

16:30 - 17:00 | Ali Alilooee (North Dakota State University), Symbolic and Regular Powers of Ideals, Packing properties of some classes of cubic squarefree monomial ideals, Orca |

16:30 - 17:00 | Nancy Clarke (Acadia University), Mathematical Games, Farsighted Cops and Robber, Gulf Island D |

16:30 - 17:00 | Flavia Colonna (George Masson University), Complex Analysis and Operator Theory, Weighted composition operators on iterated weighted-type Banach spaces of analytic functions, Gulf Island C |

16:30 - 17:00 | Sinan Gunturk (Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences), Sparse Recovery, Learning, and Neural Networks, Bounded total variation of Kaczmarz trajectories for arbitrary control sequences, Parksville |

16:30 - 17:00 | Yousaf Habib (COMSATS Institute of Information Technology - Lahore), Advances and Applications in Geometric and Structure-Preserving Discretizations, Effective order methods for separable differential equations, Junior Ballroom A |

16:30 - 17:00 | Alamgir Hossain (Simon Fraser University), Contributed Papers, Ice Sheet Modelling using the Level Set Method, Burrard |

16:30 - 17:00 | Marina Iliopoulou (University of California, Berkeley), Harmonic Analysis and its Connections to Geometric Measure Theory and Combinatorics, Counting joints formed by lines and a k-plane, Beluga |

16:30 - 17:00 | Petr Lisonek (Simon Fraser University), Discrete Mathematics in Communications and Computation, Maximally non-associative quasigroups, Port McNeill |

16:30 - 17:00 | Amita Malik (Rutgers University), Distributions in Analytic Number Theory, Distribution of zeros of derivatives of the Riemann $\xi$-function, Port Hardy |

16:30 - 17:00 | Alpar Meszaros (University of California, Los Angeles), Nonlocal Interaction Models: From Collective Behaviour to Pattern Formation, Degenerate nonlinear diffusion equations with discontinuous nonlinearities, Pavilion Ballroom B |

16:30 - 17:00 | Anuj Mubayi (Arizona State University), Mathematical Epidemiology, Modeling, Estimation, and Uncertainty: Challenges associated with Transmission Dynamics and Control of Leishmaniasis, Blue Whale |

16:30 - 17:00 | Lillian Prince and Dennis Contois (Native Education College), Indigenization and Reconciliation through University Mathematics: Why, When and How ?, Colonialism, First Peoples and Adult Basic Education in Canada, Port Alberni |

16:30 - 17:00 | Erwan Rousseau (Université d'Aix-Marseille), Recent Advances in Arithmetic and Hyperbolic Geometry, Orbifold hyperbolicity, Gulf Island A |

16:30 - 17:00 | Nico Spronk (University of Waterloo), Operator Algebras Over Groups, Idempotents, topologies and ideals, Finback |

16:30 - 17:00 | Claudio Vidal (University of Bío-Bío), Hamiltonian dynamics and applications, Pavilion Ballroom A |

16:30 - 17:00 | Li Wang (University of British Columbia), Recent Trends in Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Related Problems, Chiral magnetic skyrmion solutions of 2D Landau-Lifshitz equations: stability., Vancouver |

16:30 - 17:00 | Biji Wong (UQAM), Topology, A Floer homology invariant for $3$-orbifolds via bordered Floer theory, Junior Ballroom D |

16:30 - 17:00 | Jian Zhai (Rice University/University of Washington), Inverse Problems in Mathematical Physics, A semiclassical inverse spectral problem for elastic surface-wave tomography, Junior Ballroom B |

16:30 - 18:00 | Open Problems and Discussion, Geometric Analysis and Spectral Geometry, Galiano |

17:00 - 17:30 | TAEHAN BAE (University of Regina), Contributed Papers, Backward Simulation of Correlated L{\'e}vy-Negative Binomial Processes for Quantitative Risk modelling, Burrard |

17:00 - 17:30 | Yakine Bahri (University of Victoria), Recent Trends in Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Related Problems, Transverse stability of line soliton for wave guide Schrödinger equations., Vancouver |

17:00 - 17:30 | Onno Bokhove (University of Leeds), Advances and Applications in Geometric and Structure-Preserving Discretizations, Variational time integrators for water-wave, wave-structure and internal-wave dynamics, Junior Ballroom A |

17:00 - 17:30 | Nils Bruin (Simon Fraser University), Recent Advances in Arithmetic and Hyperbolic Geometry, Prym varieties in genus 4, Gulf Island A |

17:00 - 17:30 | Luz Angélica Caudillo-Mata (University of British Columbia), Inverse Problems in Mathematical Physics, Multiscale Modeling of Geophysical Electromagnetic Fields in Highly Heterogeneous Media, Junior Ballroom B |

17:00 - 17:30 | Cedric Chauve (SFU), Indigenization and Reconciliation through University Mathematics: Why, When and How ?, Designing Coast Salish woven basket patterns using Jupyter notebooks, Port Alberni |

17:00 - 17:30 | Chris Francisco (Oklahoma State University), Symbolic and Regular Powers of Ideals, Some new results on asymptotic resurgence, Orca |

17:00 - 17:30 | Abba Gumel (Arizona State University), Mathematical Epidemiology, Mathematical Assessment of the Role of Insecticide Resistance on Malaria Dynamics, Blue Whale |

17:00 - 17:30 | Rick Jardine (Western University), Topology, Fuzzy presheaves, Junior Ballroom D |

17:00 - 17:30 | Shahaf Nitzan (Georgia Institute of Technology), Harmonic Analysis and its Connections to Geometric Measure Theory and Combinatorics, Beluga |

17:00 - 17:30 | Richard Nowakowski (Dalhousie University), Mathematical Games, The Orthogonal Colouring Game on Graphs, Gulf Island D |

17:00 - 17:30 | David Thomson (Carleton University), Discrete Mathematics in Communications and Computation, Low complexity normal bases over $\mathbb{F}_2$, Port McNeill |

17:00 - 17:30 | Xiaochuan Tian (University of Texas at Austin), Nonlocal Interaction Models: From Collective Behaviour to Pattern Formation, Nonlocal models with heterogeneous localization and their application to seamless local-nonlocal coupling, Pavilion Ballroom B |

17:00 - 17:30 | Hau Tieng-Wu (Duke University), Sparse Recovery, Learning, and Neural Networks, Recover fetal electrocardiogram morphology via optimal shrinkage, Parksville |

17:00 - 17:30 | Maria Tjani (University of Arkansas), Complex Analysis and Operator Theory, Closed range composition operators on $BMOA$, Gulf Island C |

17:00 - 17:30 | Rufus Willett (University of Hawaii), Operator Algebras Over Groups, Lp group algebras, Finback |

17:00 - 17:30 | Peng-Jie Wong (University of Lethbridge/PIMS), Distributions in Analytic Number Theory, A Bombieri-Vinogradov Theorem for Modular Forms, Port Hardy |

17:00 - 17:30 | Zhifu Xie (University of Southern Mississippi), Hamiltonian dynamics and applications, Central Configurations and Super Central Configurations in the Collinear 5-body Problem, Pavilion Ballroom A |

17:30 - 18:00 | Ievgen Bilokopytov (University of Manitoba), Complex Analysis and Operator Theory, Which multiplication operators are surjective isometries?, Gulf Island C |

17:30 - 18:00 | John Bowman (University of Alberta), Advances and Applications in Geometric and Structure-Preserving Discretizations, A New Technique for Constructing Exponential Integrators, Junior Ballroom A |

17:30 - 18:00 | Gerardo Chowell (Georgia State University), Mathematical Epidemiology, Forecasting epidemic trajectories using simple dynamic models, Blue Whale |

17:30 - 18:00 | Yanxia Deng (University of Victoria), Recent Trends in Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Related Problems, Global Existence and Singularity of the N-body Problem., Vancouver |

17:30 - 18:00 | Hui Huang (Simon Fraser University), Nonlocal Interaction Models: From Collective Behaviour to Pattern Formation, On self-organized dynamics over domains with boundaries, Pavilion Ballroom B |

17:30 - 18:00 | Maryam Ehya Jahromi (Dalhousie University), Symbolic and Regular Powers of Ideals, Stability of Powers of Cover Ideals of Hypergraphs, Orca |

17:30 - 18:00 | Jio Jeong (Independent Scholar), Contributed Papers, In Re, Ante Rem, and Naturalist Varieties of Structuralism, Burrard |

17:30 - 18:00 | Veselin Jungic (SFU), Indigenization and Reconciliation through University Mathematics: Why, When and How ?, Teaching each other: Working with Indigenous learners, Port Alberni |

17:30 - 18:00 | Marcelo Laca (University of Victoria), Operator Algebras Over Groups, Finback |

17:30 - 18:00 | Shuyang Ling (Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University), Sparse Recovery, Learning, and Neural Networks, Certifying Global Optimality of Graph Cuts via Semidefinite Relaxation: A Performance Guarantee for Spectral Clustering, Parksville |

17:30 - 18:00 | David McKinnon (University of Waterloo), Recent Advances in Arithmetic and Hyperbolic Geometry, The arithmetic puncturing problem, Gulf Island A |

17:30 - 18:00 | Upcoming Opportunities, Discrete Mathematics in Communications and Computation, Upcoming Opportunities in Discrete Mathematics, Port McNeill |

17:30 - 18:00 | Bas Peters (University of British Columbia), Inverse Problems in Mathematical Physics, Intersections and sums of sets for the regularization of inverse problems, Junior Ballroom B |

17:30 - 18:00 | K. S. Senthil Raani (IISER Berhampur), Harmonic Analysis and its Connections to Geometric Measure Theory and Combinatorics, Role of curvature measures in determining Fourier asymptotics, Beluga |

17:30 - 18:00 | Manuele Santoprete (Wilfrid Laurier University), Hamiltonian dynamics and applications, On the Relationship between Two Notions of Compatibility for Bi-Hamiltonian Systems, Pavilion Ballroom A |

17:30 - 18:00 | Daniel Sheinbaum (UBC), Topology, Quasi-adiabatic stability of Fermi surfaces and K-theory, Junior Ballroom D |

17:30 - 18:00 | Peter Taylor and Stefanie Knebel (Queen's University), Mathematical Games, The parent game in the grade 11 classroom, Gulf Island D |

17:30 - 18:00 | Asif Zaman (Stanford University), Distributions in Analytic Number Theory, Moments of other random multiplicative functions, Port Hardy |

18:00 - 18:30 | Malik Younsi (University of Hawaii), Complex Analysis and Operator Theory, Analytic Capacity and Holomorphic Motions, Gulf Island C |

18:30 - 19:00 | Javad Mashreghi (Laval University), Complex Analysis and Operator Theory, One-box Conditions for the Carleson measures for the Dirichlet space, Gulf Island C |

20:00 - 22:00 | Student Social, New India Buffet Bar and Restaurant |

Sunday December 9 | |

8:00 - 18:00 | Registration, Junior Ballroom C |

8:00 - 8:25 | Andrew Hare (Saint Mary’s University), Educational Resources in Mathematics, Two Textbooks in the Course: Gesture and Language, Pavilion Ballroom A |

8:00 - 8:30 | Andrew Bernoff (Harvey Mudd College), Nonlocal Interaction Models: From Collective Behaviour to Pattern Formation, Agent-Based and Continuous Models of Locust Hopper Bands: Insights Gained Through the Lens of Dynamical Systems, Pavilion Ballroom B |

8:00 - 8:30 | Jim Brown (University of Toronto), History and Philosophy of Mathematics, Plato vs Aristotle, Gulf Island C |

8:00 - 8:30 | Adam Clay (University of Manitoba), Topology, Circular orderings and amalgamation, Junior Ballroom D |

8:00 - 8:30 | Charles Doran (University of Alberta), Algebraic and Symplectic Geometry of Moduli Spaces, Moduli of K3 Surface Fibered Calabi-Yau Threefolds, Port McNeill |

8:00 - 8:30 | Chris Duffy (University of Saskatchewan), Mathematical Games, The Evacuation Number of a Graph, Gulf Island D |

8:00 - 8:30 | Nathan Grieve (Michigan State), Explicit Methods in Arithmetic Geometry, Around the Riemann-Roch Theorem for Abelian varieties, Azure |

8:00 - 8:30 | Elena Guardo (University of Catania), Symbolic and Regular Powers of Ideals, On the Waldschmidt constant and resurgence of some ideals in $\mathbb{P}^n$ and $\mathbb{P}^1\times \mathbb{P}^1$, Orca |

8:00 - 8:30 | Michael Lamoureux (PIMS/University of Calgary), Inverse Problems in Mathematical Physics, Inverse theory in imaging, Junior Ballroom B |

8:00 - 8:30 | Ian Putnam (University of Victoria), Operator Algebras Over Groups, Odometers, Finback |

8:00 - 8:30 | Behrouz Taji (Notre Dame), Recent Advances in Arithmetic and Hyperbolic Geometry, Hyperbolicity properties of base space of famillies of projective manifolds, Gulf Island A |

8:00 - 8:30 | Hong Wang (Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyMassachusetts Institute of), Harmonic Analysis and its Connections to Geometric Measure Theory and Combinatorics, A restriction estimate in $\mathbb{R}^3$, Beluga |

8:00 - 8:30 | Henry Wolkowicz (University of Waterloo), Variational Analysis and Monotone Operator Theory, Solving DNN Relaxations of the Quadratic Assignment Problem with ADMM and Facial Reduction, Port Alberni |

8:25 - 8:50 | Leah Edelstein-Keshet (University of British Columbia), Educational Resources in Mathematics, Developing an Open calculus book for Life Sciences, Pavilion Ballroom A |

8:30 - 16:30 | ARMS-CMS Student Poster Session, Junior Ballroom C |

8:30 - 9:00 | Daniel Ashlock (University of Guelph), Mathematical Games, Game Theory: simulation versus theory., Gulf Island D |

8:30 - 9:00 | Kirsti Biggs (University of Bristol), Distributions in Analytic Number Theory, Efficient congruencing in ellipsephic sets, Port Hardy |

8:30 - 9:00 | Jim Bryan (University of British Columbia), Algebraic and Symplectic Geometry of Moduli Spaces, Curve counting on (K3xE)/G and Siegel modular forms, Port McNeill |

8:30 - 9:00 | Elsa Cardoso-Bihlo (Memorial University of Newfoundland), Advances and Applications in Geometric and Structure-Preserving Discretizations, Invariant high-order parameterization schemes, Junior Ballroom A |

8:30 - 9:00 | Katy Craig (University of California, Santa Barbara), Nonlocal Interaction Models: From Collective Behaviour to Pattern Formation, Aggregation diffusion to constrained interaction: minimizers and gradient flows in the slow diffusion limit, Pavilion Ballroom B |

8:30 - 9:00 | Jacob Denson (University of British Columbia), Harmonic Analysis and its Connections to Geometric Measure Theory and Combinatorics, Fractals Avoiding Fractal Configurations, Beluga |

8:30 - 9:00 | Michael Haslam (York University), Inverse Problems in Mathematical Physics, A High Order Method for Electromagnetic Scattering from Penetrable Rough Surfaces, Junior Ballroom B |

8:30 - 9:00 | Chris Herald (University of Nevada), Topology, Traceless character varieties, the pillowcase and Khovanov cohomology, Junior Ballroom D |

8:30 - 9:00 | Johannes Hofscheier (McMaster University), Algebraic Geometry, Generalized flatness constants, spanning lattice polytopes, and the Gromov width, Burrard |

8:30 - 9:00 | Beth Malmskog (Colorado College, Colorado Springs), Explicit Methods in Arithmetic Geometry, Solving S-unit equations in Sage and Applications, Azure |

8:30 - 9:00 | Conor Mayo-Wilson (University of Washington), History and Philosophy of Mathematics, Potential Infinity and the Aristotelian Plane, Gulf Island C |

8:30 - 9:00 | Kyongah Nah (York University), Mathematical Epidemiology, Assessing Systemic and Non-systemic Transmission Risk of Tick-borne Encephalitis, Blue Whale |

8:30 - 9:00 | Tomasz Szemberg (Pedagogical University of Cracow), Symbolic and Regular Powers of Ideals, Unexpected algebraic and geometric properties of Fermat-type configurations., Orca |

8:30 - 9:00 | Amos Turchet (Washington), Recent Advances in Arithmetic and Hyperbolic Geometry, Arithmetic and algebraic hyperbolicity of surface pairs with almost ample cotangent bundle, Gulf Island A |

8:30 - 9:00 | Sang-Gyun Youn (Queen's University), Operator Algebras Over Groups, On the complete representability of convolution algebras of quantum groups as operator algebras, Finback |

8:30 - 9:00 | Yuriy Zinchenko (University Calgary), Variational Analysis and Monotone Operator Theory, Towards efficient approximation of p-cones, Port Alberni |

8:50 - 9:15 | Cynthia Nicol (University of British Columbia), Educational Resources in Mathematics, Educational Resources for Learning to Teach Mathematics, Pavilion Ballroom A |

9:00 - 9:30 | Kristine Bauer (University of Calgary), Topology, Operad structures in the abelian functor calculus tower, Junior Ballroom D |

9:00 - 9:30 | Joern Behrens (Universität Hamburg), Advances and Applications in Geometric and Structure-Preserving Discretizations, Multiple Scales and Structure Preservation for Conservation Laws in Geophysical Applications, Junior Ballroom A |

9:00 - 9:30 | Donato Cianci (Michigan), Geometric Analysis and Spectral Geometry, On branched minimal immersions of surfaces by first eigenfunctions, Galiano |

9:00 - 9:30 | Ajneet Dhillon (University of Western Ontario), Algebraic and Symplectic Geometry of Moduli Spaces, Essential Dimension of the moduli stack of vector bundles., Port McNeill |

9:00 - 9:30 | David Favero (University of Alberta), Algebraic Geometry, The Batyrev-Nill Conjecture, Burrard |

9:00 - 9:30 | Mahya Ghandehari (University of Delaware), Operator Algebras Over Groups, Spectra of Beurling-Fourier Algebras, Finback |

9:00 - 9:30 | Rachel Greenfeld (Bar-Ilan University), Harmonic Analysis and its Connections to Geometric Measure Theory and Combinatorics, Fuglede's spectral set conjecture, Beluga |

9:00 - 9:30 | Eloísa Grifo (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor), Symbolic and Regular Powers of Ideals, A stable version of Harbourne's Conjecture, Orca |

9:00 - 9:30 | Victor Katz (University of the District of Columbia), History and Philosophy of Mathematics, Modern Mathematical Ideas from Medieval Times, Gulf Island C |

9:00 - 9:30 | Hiroaki Kikuchi (University of Victoria & Tsuda University), Recent Trends in Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Related Problems, Minimization problem associated with ground states to combined power-type nonlinear Schr\"odinger equations, Vancouver |

9:00 - 9:30 | Wenyuan Liao (University of Calgary), Inverse Problems in Mathematical Physics, A numerical method for earth mover's distance calculation and its application in full waveform inversion, Junior Ballroom B |

9:00 - 9:30 | Xiancheng Meng (McGill University/CRM), Distributions in Analytic Number Theory, Chebyshev's bias for products of irreducible polynomials - I, Port Hardy |

9:00 - 9:30 | Walaa Moursi (Stanford University), Variational Analysis and Monotone Operator Theory, Reflected resolvents in the Douglas-Rachford algorithm: order of the operators and linear convergence, Port Alberni |

9:00 - 9:30 | Brett Nasserden (University of Waterloo), Explicit Methods in Arithmetic Geometry, Explicit calculations with a moduli space of abelian surfaces, Azure |

9:00 - 9:30 | Francesco Patacchini (Carnegie Mellon University), Nonlocal Interaction Models: From Collective Behaviour to Pattern Formation, The interaction equation near attracting manifolds, Pavilion Ballroom B |

9:00 - 9:30 | Roman Vershynin (University of California, Irvine), Sparse Recovery, Learning, and Neural Networks, Neural capacity, Parksville |

9:00 - 9:30 | Jorg Winkelmann (Bochum), Recent Advances in Arithmetic and Hyperbolic Geometry, Tame Discrete Sets, Gulf Island A |

9:15 - 9:40 | Richard Hoshino, Ben Klaff & Michael Lamoureux (Pacific Institute of Mathematical Sciences), Educational Resources in Mathematics, Callysto: an educational resource for data analytics and computational thinking, Pavilion Ballroom A |

9:30 - 10:00 | Nicolau Sarquis Aiex (UBC), Geometric Analysis and Spectral Geometry, Index estimate of self-shrinkers., Galiano |

9:30 - 10:00 | Jordan Barret (Dalhousie University), Mathematical Games, The Power Index Game, Gulf Island D |

9:30 - 10:00 | Marc Carnovale (Ohio State University), Harmonic Analysis and its Connections to Geometric Measure Theory and Combinatorics, Abundance of 3APs in sparse subsets of integers, finite fields, and Euclidean spaces, Beluga |

9:30 - 10:00 | Jim Carrell (University of British Columbia), Algebraic Geometry, Lifting Group Actions From Torus Fixed Points to Cohomology, Burrard |

9:30 - 10:00 | Junho Choi (UNIST, Republic of Korea), Recent Trends in Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Related Problems, On an Interior Layer for the Burgers Equations in $\mathbb{R}$, Vancouver |

9:30 - 10:00 | Lucile Devin (University of Ottawa), Distributions in Analytic Number Theory, Chebyshev's bias for products of irreducible polynomials -- II, Port Hardy |

9:30 - 10:00 | Martin Frankland (University of Regina), Topology, Towards the dual motivic Steenrod algebra in positive characteristic, Junior Ballroom D |

9:30 - 10:00 | Federico Galetto (Cleveland State University), Symbolic and Regular Powers of Ideals, Betti numbers of symbolic powers of star configurations, Orca |

9:30 - 10:00 | Michael Groechenig (University of Toronto), Algebraic and Symplectic Geometry of Moduli Spaces, Mirror symmetry for Higgs bundles and the fundamental lemma, Port McNeill |

9:30 - 10:00 | Theodore Kolokolnikov (Dalhousie University), Nonlocal Interaction Models: From Collective Behaviour to Pattern Formation, Spikes and vortices in inhomogeneous environments, Pavilion Ballroom B |

9:30 - 10:00 | Aaron Levin (Michigan State University), Recent Advances in Arithmetic and Hyperbolic Geometry, Greatest common divisors in Diophantine approximation and Nevanlinna theory, Gulf Island A |

9:30 - 10:00 | John Mumma (California State University, San Bernardino), History and Philosophy of Mathematics, The effectiveness of geometric diagrams in geometric proofs, Gulf Island C |

9:30 - 10:00 | Hui Ouyang (University of British Columbia Kelowna), Variational Analysis and Monotone Operator Theory, Circumcenters of finite sets with applications in Hilbert spaces, Port Alberni |

9:30 - 10:00 | Katharina Schratz (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology), Advances and Applications in Geometric and Structure-Preserving Discretizations, Low-regularity exponential-type integrators for the KdV equation, Junior Ballroom A |

9:30 - 10:00 | Mahdi Soltanolkotabi (University of Southern California), Sparse Recovery, Learning, and Neural Networks, From Shallow to Deep: Rigorous Guarantees for Training Neural Networks, Parksville |

9:30 - 10:00 | Karyn Sutton (University of Louisiana- Lafayette), Mathematical Epidemiology, The Role of Social Distance and Infectiousness in TB Transmission, Blue Whale |

9:30 - 10:00 | Keith Taylor (Dalhousie University), Operator Algebras Over Groups, Wavelet Sets for Shifts by Wallpaper Symmetries, Finback |

9:30 - 10:00 | Colin Weir (Tutte Institute), Explicit Methods in Arithmetic Geometry, Classifying the $p$-torsion of Jacobians and Pryms, Azure |

9:30 - 10:00 | Yue Zhao (York University), Inverse Problems in Mathematical Physics, Inverse source problems in electrodynamics, Junior Ballroom B |

9:40 - 10:05 | Nicola Mulberry (Simon Fraser University), Educational Resources in Mathematics, Experiences Creating and Teaching from Open Calculus Material, Pavilion Ballroom A |

10:00 - 16:30 | Exhibits, Junior Ballroom C Foyer |

10:00 - 10:30 | Len Berggren (Simon Fraser University), History and Philosophy of Mathematics, Some Mathematics of the "Mountain Man", Gulf Island C |

10:00 - 10:30 | Caleb Eckhardt (Miami University), Operator Algebras Over Groups, C*-rigidity of two-step nilpotent groups, Finback |

10:00 - 10:30 | Ayla Gafni (University of Rochester), Distributions in Analytic Number Theory, Extremal primes for elliptic curves without complex multiplication, Port Hardy |

10:00 - 10:30 | Charlie Gerrie (Dalhousie University), Mathematical Games, The Power Index Game On A Lattice, Gulf Island D |

10:00 - 10:30 | Dragos Ghioca (University of British Columbia), Recent Advances in Arithmetic and Hyperbolic Geometry, Unlikely intersections in arithmetic dynamics, Gulf Island A |

10:00 - 10:30 | Slim Ibrahim (University of Victoria), Recent Trends in Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Related Problems, Relativistic Vlasov-Maxwell for strongly magnetized Plasmas, Vancouver |

10:00 - 10:30 | Chris Liaw (University of British Columbia), Sparse Recovery, Learning, and Neural Networks, Nearly-Tight Sample Complexity Bounds for Learning Mixtures of Gaussians, Parksville |

10:00 - 10:30 | Neil Lyall (University of Georgia), Harmonic Analysis and its Connections to Geometric Measure Theory and Combinatorics, Geometric Configurations in Sets of Positive Density, Beluga |

10:00 - 10:30 | Mau Nam Nguyen (Portland State University), Variational Analysis and Monotone Operator Theory, Smoothing Techniques and DC Programming with Applications to Image Reconstructions, Port Alberni |

10:00 - 10:30 | Artur Palha (Eindhoven University of Technology), Advances and Applications in Geometric and Structure-Preserving Discretizations, Algebraic dual polynomials for mimetic spectral element methods, Junior Ballroom A |

10:00 - 10:30 | Lisa Piccirillo (University of Texas at Austin), Topology, The Conway knot is not slice, Junior Ballroom D |

10:00 - 10:30 | Joan Ponce (Purdue University), Mathematical Epidemiology, Dynamics of a childhood disease model with quarantine, Blue Whale |

10:00 - 10:30 | Jenna Rajchgot (University of Saskatchewan), Algebraic Geometry, Double Grassmannians, certain symmetric varieties, and type D quiver representation varieties, Burrard |

10:00 - 10:30 | Alexandra Seceleanu (Univeristy of Nebraska, Lincoln), Symbolic and Regular Powers of Ideals, Minimum distance functions for fat point ideals, Orca |

10:00 - 10:30 | David Sher (DePaul), Geometric Analysis and Spectral Geometry, The Steklov eigenvalue problem on polygons, Galiano |

10:00 - 10:30 | Adam Topaz (University of Alberta), Explicit Methods in Arithmetic Geometry, Reconstructing Function Fields from their $\ell$-adic Cohomology, Azure |

10:00 - 10:30 | Seth Wolbert (University of Manitoba), Algebraic and Symplectic Geometry of Moduli Spaces, Diffeological coarse moduli spaces for stacks over manifolds, Port McNeill |

10:05 - 10:30 | Kseniya Garaschuk (University of the Fraser Valley), Educational Resources in Mathematics, Adoption of WebWork: a Department initiative, Pavilion Ballroom A |

10:30 - 11:00 | Break, Junior Ballroom C |

11:00 - 12:00 | Florian Herzig (Univeristy of Toronto), Plenary Lecture, On the p-adic Langlands program, Pavilion Ballroom CD |

13:00 - 15:00 | Mathematical Competitions Committee, Chartroom |

13:30 - 14:30 | Maksym Radziwill (McGill University), Coxeter-James Prize, Recent progress in multiplicative number theory, Pavilion Ballroom CD |

14:30 - 15:30 | Ian VanderBurgh (University of Waterloo), Adrien Pouliot Award, The CEMC: beyond contests to enrichment and curriculum, Pavilion Ballroom CD |

15:30 - 16:00 | Break, Junior Ballroom C |

16:00 - 16:20 | Sean Chorney (Simon Fraser University), Educational Resources in Mathematics, Orchestrating Desmos: Rethinking thinking about digital technology, Pavilion Ballroom A |

16:00 - 16:30 | Jeff Achter (Collorado State, Fort Collins), Explicit Methods in Arithmetic Geometry, Arithmetic moduli for lattice-polarized K3 surfaces, Azure |

16:00 - 16:30 | Andrés Aranda, Session in Honor of Dr. Robert Woodrow on the Occasion of his 70th birthday. Topics: Model Theory of Relational Structures; Homogeneous Structures; Ordered Sets; Graphs, Morphism extension classes of graphs, Pavilion Ballroom B |

16:00 - 16:30 | Sabin Cautis (University of British Columbia), Algebraic Geometry, The derived structure of the Springer resolution, Burrard |

16:00 - 16:30 | Tom Donaldson (Simon Fraser University), History and Philosophy of Mathematics, Language, Truthmaking, and Logic, Gulf Island C |

16:00 - 16:30 | Michael P. Friedlander (University of British Columbia), Variational Analysis and Monotone Operator Theory, Port Alberni |

16:00 - 16:30 | Andrew Gillette (Unversity of Arizona), Advances and Applications in Geometric and Structure-Preserving Discretizations, Structure Preservation in (Trimmed) Serendipity Finite Element Methods, Junior Ballroom A |

16:00 - 16:30 | Jack Klys (University of Calgary), Distributions in Analytic Number Theory, Moments of unramified 2-group extensions of quadratic fields, Port Hardy |

16:00 - 16:30 | Dustin G. Mixon (The Ohio State University), Sparse Recovery, Learning, and Neural Networks, SqueezeFit: Label-aware dimensionality reduction by semidefinite programming, Parksville |

16:00 - 16:30 | Ruxandra Moraru (University of Waterloo), Algebraic and Symplectic Geometry of Moduli Spaces, Moduli spaces of generalized holomorphic bundles, Port McNeill |

16:00 - 16:30 | Christopher Schafhauser (York University), Operator Algebras Over Groups, MF approximations of crossed products, Finback |

16:00 - 16:30 | Anthony Shaheen (CSU Los Angeles), Contributed Papers, Isoperimetric constants of generalized Paley graphs, Blue Whale |

16:00 - 16:30 | Betsy Stovall (University of Wisconsin - Madison), Harmonic Analysis and its Connections to Geometric Measure Theory and Combinatorics, Extremizability of Fourier restriction to the paraboloid, Beluga |

16:00 - 16:30 | Tai-Peng Tsai (University of British Columbia), Recent Trends in Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Related Problems, Existence, uniqueness, and regularity results for elliptic equations with drift terms in critical weak spaces, Vancouver |

16:00 - 16:30 | Gordon Williams (University of Alaska), Discrete and Combinatorial Geometry, On maniplexes with co-skeleton $K_4$, Junior Ballroom B |

16:00 - 16:30 | Roderick Wong (City University of Hong Kong), Asymptotic Analysis and Applications, Asymptotics of the associated Pollaczek polynomials (Joint with Min-Jie Luo), Junior Ballroom D |

16:20 - 16:40 | Mike Pruner, Educational Resources in Mathematics, Resources in a High School Mathematics Classroom, Pavilion Ballroom A |

16:30 - 17:00 | Peter Brooksbank (Bucknell University), Discrete and Combinatorial Geometry, Existence of high rank regular polytopes for PSp(4,q), Junior Ballroom B |

16:30 - 17:00 | Minh Bui (North Carolina State University), Variational Analysis and Monotone Operator Theory, On sums and convex combinations of projectors onto convex sets, Port Alberni |

16:30 - 17:00 | Nick Dexter (Simon Fraser University), Sparse Recovery, Learning, and Neural Networks, Energy norm regularized sparse simultaneous reconstruction of solutions to parameterized PDEs, Parksville |

16:30 - 17:00 | Charles Doran (University of Alberta), Algebraic Geometry, Mirror Symmetry for Lattice Polarized del Pezzo Surfaces, Burrard |

16:30 - 17:00 | Daryl Funk (Douglas College), Contributed Papers, On representing matroids by matrices and graphs: two sides of the same coin, Blue Whale |

16:30 - 17:00 | Peter Gibson (York), Session in Honor of Dr. Robert Woodrow on the Occasion of his 70th birthday. Topics: Model Theory of Relational Structures; Homogeneous Structures; Ordered Sets; Graphs, The profile of a relation, Pavilion Ballroom B |

16:30 - 17:00 | Allysa Lumley (York University), Distributions in Analytic Number Theory, Distribution of Values of $L$-functions associated to Hyperelliptic Curves over Finite Fields, Port Hardy |

16:30 - 17:00 | Alessandro Malusà (University of Saskatchewan / PIMS), Algebraic and Symplectic Geometry of Moduli Spaces, Some aspects on the AJ conjecture, Port McNeill |

16:30 - 17:00 | Alexander Ostermann (University of Innsbruck), Advances and Applications in Geometric and Structure-Preserving Discretizations, Low regularity Fourier integrators, Junior Ballroom A |

16:30 - 17:00 | Camila Fabre Sehnem, Operator Algebras Over Groups, On $C^*$-algebras associated to product systems, Finback |

16:30 - 17:00 | Ari Shnidman (Boston College), Explicit Methods in Arithmetic Geometry, Selmer groups of genus 2 Jacobians with root 3 level structure, Azure |

16:30 - 17:00 | Glen Van Brummelen (Quest University), History and Philosophy of Mathematics, Gulf Island C |

16:30 - 17:00 | Michael Ward (University of British Columbia), Asymptotic Analysis and Applications, The Stability of Hotspot Patterns for a Continuum Model of Urban Crime and the Effect of Police Intervention, Junior Ballroom D |

16:30 - 17:00 | Xu Robert Yang (University of Waterloo), Harmonic Analysis and its Connections to Geometric Measure Theory and Combinatorics, Interpolation Sets, Beluga |

16:30 - 17:00 | Xinwei Yu (University of Alberta), Recent Trends in Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Related Problems, A New Type of Regularity Criterion for the 3D Navier-Stokes Equations, Vancouver |

16:40 - 17:00 | Elaine Simmt (University of Alberta), Educational Resources in Mathematics, An abundance of resources, Pavilion Ballroom A |

17:00 - 17:30 | Kai Behrend (University of British Columbia), Algebraic Geometry, The motivic weight of the stack of bundles, Burrard |

17:00 - 17:30 | Simon Bortz (University of Washington), Harmonic Analysis and its Connections to Geometric Measure Theory and Combinatorics, Two-Phase Free Boundary Problems for Harmonic Measure, Beluga |

17:00 - 17:30 | Sabin Cautis (University of British Columbia), Algebraic and Symplectic Geometry of Moduli Spaces, The coherent Satake category, Port McNeill |

17:00 - 17:30 | Dennis Contois (Native Education College), Contributed Papers, Colonialism, First Peoples and Adult Basic Education in Canada, Blue Whale |

17:00 - 17:30 | Gabe Cunningham (University of Massachusetts), Discrete and Combinatorial Geometry, Vertex-faithful regular polyhedra, Junior Ballroom B |

17:00 - 17:30 | Dan Dai (City University of Hong Kong), Asymptotic Analysis and Applications, Gap probability at the hard edge for random matrix ensembles with pole singularities in the potential, Junior Ballroom D |

17:00 - 17:30 | Andrea Dziubek (State University of New York Polytechnic Institute), Advances and Applications in Geometric and Structure-Preserving Discretizations, Literature Review of Structure Preserving Discretizations for Shell Models, Junior Ballroom A |

17:00 - 17:30 | Qianhong Huang (University of Alberta), Operator Algebras Over Groups, Translation continuous measures on locally compact semigroup, Finback |

17:00 - 17:30 | Thomas Kucera (Manitoba), Session in Honor of Dr. Robert Woodrow on the Occasion of his 70th birthday. Topics: Model Theory of Relational Structures; Homogeneous Structures; Ordered Sets; Graphs, Saturated Free Algebras and Almost Indiscernible Theories, Pavilion Ballroom B |

17:00 - 17:30 | Wei Li (Chengdu University of Technology and University of British Columbia Kelowna), Variational Analysis and Monotone Operator Theory, differential inverse variational inequalities in finite dimensional spaces, Port Alberni |

17:00 - 17:30 | Jennifer Paulhus (Grinnell College), Explicit Methods in Arithmetic Geometry, Jacobian variety decompositions, Azure |

17:00 - 17:30 | Derek Postnikoff (University of Saskatchewan), History and Philosophy of Mathematics, Mathematics as a Liberating Art, Gulf Island C |

17:00 - 17:30 | Shengyi Shen (University of Victoria), Recent Trends in Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Related Problems, Analysis about a Two fluid mode and its comparison with MHD system, Vancouver |

17:00 - 17:30 | Giang Tran (University of Waterloo), Sparse Recovery, Learning, and Neural Networks, Sparse Recovery and Outliers Detection for Dependent Data, Parksville |

17:00 - 17:30 | Caroline Turnage-Butterbaugh (Carleton College), Distributions in Analytic Number Theory, A Chebotarev density theorem for families, and an application to class groups, Port Hardy |

17:00 - 18:00 | Open Discussion, Educational Resources in Mathematics, Pavilion Ballroom A |

17:30 - 18:00 | Michael Bennett (University of British Columbia), Explicit Methods in Arithmetic Geometry, Shifted powers in Lucas-Lehmer sequences, Azure |

17:30 - 18:00 | Ajneet Dhillon (University of Western Ontario), Algebraic Geometry, The motive of BG., Burrard |

17:30 - 18:00 | Nicolas Fillion (Simon Fraser University), History and Philosophy of Mathematics, A philosophical take on variational crimes in the finite element method, Gulf Island C |

17:30 - 18:00 | Chi-Kwong Fok (The University of Adelaide), Contributed Papers, Twisted K-theory and extended Verlinde algebra, Blue Whale |

17:30 - 18:00 | Thierry Giordano (University of Ottawa), Operator Algebras Over Groups, A relative bicommutant theorem: the stable case of Pedersen's question, Finback |

17:30 - 18:00 | Benoit Larose (Champlain College and UQAM), Session in Honor of Dr. Robert Woodrow on the Occasion of his 70th birthday. Topics: Model Theory of Relational Structures; Homogeneous Structures; Ordered Sets; Graphs, Some questions on finite groups motivated by the complexity of QCSP, Pavilion Ballroom B |

17:30 - 18:00 | Oliver Leigh (University of British Columbia), Algebraic and Symplectic Geometry of Moduli Spaces, Stables Maps with Divisible Ramification, Port McNeill |

17:30 - 18:00 | Xiaowei Li (University of British Columbia), Sparse Recovery, Learning, and Neural Networks, Bernstein’s Inequality and Sharp Bounds for Concentration of Euclidean Norm, Parksville |

17:30 - 18:00 | Zhaosong Lu (Simon Fraser University), Variational Analysis and Monotone Operator Theory, Exact penalty results on sparse recovery models based on partial regularization, Port Alberni |

17:30 - 18:00 | Daniel Pellicer (National Autonomous University of Mexico), Discrete and Combinatorial Geometry, Higher rank chiral polytopes with toroidal facets, Junior Ballroom B |

17:30 - 18:00 | Malabika Pramanik (University of British Columbia), Harmonic Analysis and its Connections to Geometric Measure Theory and Combinatorics, On Salem sets avoiding solutions of linear equations, Beluga |

17:30 - 18:00 | Keisuke Takasao (Kyoto University), Recent Trends in Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Related Problems, Global existence of weak solution for volume preserving mean curvature flow via phase field method, Vancouver |

17:30 - 18:00 | Lee Troupe (University of Lethbridge/PIMS), Distributions in Analytic Number Theory, Distributions of polynomials of additive functions, Port Hardy |

17:30 - 18:00 | Shuai-Xia Xu (Sun Yat-sen University), Asymptotic Analysis and Applications, Gap probability in critical unitary random matrix ensembles and the coupled Painlev\'{e} II system, Junior Ballroom D |

18:00 - 18:30 | Brenda Davison (Simon Fraser University), History and Philosophy of Mathematics, Divergent series leading up to the turn of the 20th century, Gulf Island C |

19:00 - 22:30 | Awards Banquet, Pavilion Ballroom CD |

Monday December 10 | |

8:00 - 18:00 | Registration, Junior Ballroom C |

8:00 - 8:30 | Mourad Ismail (University of Central Florida), Asymptotic Analysis and Applications, The q-Normal Distribution, Junior Ballroom D |

8:00 - 8:30 | Michael Pawliuk (Calgary), Session in Honor of Dr. Robert Woodrow on the Occasion of his 70th birthday. Topics: Model Theory of Relational Structures; Homogeneous Structures; Ordered Sets; Graphs, Some homogeneous directed graphs are strange, Pavilion Ballroom B |

8:00 - 8:30 | Lisanne Rens (University of British Columbia), Mathematical and Computational Modeling from Sub-Cellular to Collective Behaviour in Cells, Multiscale computational modeling of chemical and mechanical signaling in collective cell migration, Port Hardy |

8:30 - 9:00 | Howard Cohl (National Institute of Standards and Technology), Asymptotic Analysis and Applications, Asymptotics of Fundamental Solutions for Helmholtz operators on Spaces of Constant Curvature, Junior Ballroom D |

8:30 - 9:00 | Javier González-Anaya (University of British Columbia), Algebraic Geometry, Constructing Mori dream spaces and non-Mori dream spaces via prime characteristic methods, Orca |

8:30 - 9:00 | Fok-Shuen Leung and Vanessa Radzimski (University of British Columbia and University of the Fraser Valley), Authentic Teaching and Learning in University Mathematics, A New Blended Model for Small-Scale Learning in Large-Scale Classes, Parksville |

8:30 - 9:00 | Zachary Pellegrin (University of British Columbia), Mathematical and Computational Modeling from Sub-Cellular to Collective Behaviour in Cells, A Model of Cell Signaling, Migration and Interaction through PDE Simulations in the Cellular Potts Model, Port Hardy |

8:30 - 9:00 | John Sastrillo (University of British Columbia), STUDC Research Session, Analyzing the Nature of Citations and Their Automatic Classification, Beluga |

8:30 - 9:00 | Egon Schulte (Northeastern University), Discrete and Combinatorial Geometry, Local Theory in Tilings and Delone Sets, Junior Ballroom B |

8:30 - 9:00 | Craig Sutton (Dartmouth), Geometric Analysis and Spectral Geometry, Galiano |

8:30 - 9:00 | David Wehlau (RMC), Session in Honor of Dr. Robert Woodrow on the Occasion of his 70th birthday. Topics: Model Theory of Relational Structures; Homogeneous Structures; Ordered Sets; Graphs, Finite planes, ZZ-topes and Fibonacci Numbers., Pavilion Ballroom B |

9:00 - 9:30 | Anthony Bonato (Ryerson), Session in Honor of Dr. Robert Woodrow on the Occasion of his 70th birthday. Topics: Model Theory of Relational Structures; Homogeneous Structures; Ordered Sets; Graphs, The new world of infinite random geometric graphs, Pavilion Ballroom B |

9:00 - 9:30 | Robert Dawson (Saint Mary's University), Discrete and Combinatorial Geometry, A Circle Tiling Problem, Junior Ballroom B |

9:00 - 9:30 | Adela Gherga (University of British Columbia), STUDC Research Session, Implementing algorithms to compute elliptic curves over $Q$, Beluga |

9:00 - 9:30 | Evans Harrell (Georgia Institute of Technology), Geometric Analysis and Spectral Geometry, Two-term asymptotically sharp bounds for eigenvalue means of the Laplacian, Galiano |

9:00 - 9:30 | Kiumars Kaveh (University of Pittsburgh), Algebraic Geometry, Spherical amoebae and K-orbits in spherical varieties, Orca |

9:00 - 9:30 | Erikur Palsson (Simon Fraser University), Mathematical and Computational Modeling from Sub-Cellular to Collective Behaviour in Cells, A 3-D Individual Cell Based Model (ICBM) for simulating cell mobility, cell-cell and cell-ECM interactions., Port Hardy |

9:00 - 9:30 | Costanza Piccolo (University of British Columbia), Authentic Teaching and Learning in University Mathematics, An intervention for students at risk of failing their first University Calculus course, Parksville |

9:00 - 9:30 | Ruiming Zhang (Northwest A&F University), Asymptotic Analysis and Applications, Asymptotics of Theta Functions, Junior Ballroom D |

9:30 - 10:30 | Anita Layton (University of Waterloo), Plenary Lecture, Modeling and Simulation for Drug Development, Pavilion Ballroom CD |

10:30 - 11:00 | Break, Junior Ballroom C |

11:00 - 12:00 | Yaniv Plan (University of British Columbia), Plenary Lecture, The role of random models in compressive sensing and matrix completion, Pavilion Ballroom CD |

13:30 - 14:30 | Thomas Hutchcroft (Cambridge University), Doctoral Prize, Phase transitions in hyperbolic spaces, Pavilion Ballroom CD |

14:45 - 15:15 | Gabriela Araujo-Pardo (National Autonomous University of Mexico), Discrete and Combinatorial Geometry, The achromatic number of Kneser Graphs and their relationship with Steiner Triple Systems, Junior Ballroom B |

14:45 - 15:15 | Junho Choi (Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology), Asymptotic Analysis and Applications, On Boundary Layers for the Burgers Equations in a Bounded Domain, Junior Ballroom D |

14:45 - 15:15 | Gerda de Vries (University of Alberta), Mathematical and Computational Modeling from Sub-Cellular to Collective Behaviour in Cells, A Model of Microtubule Organization in the Presence of Motor Proteins, Port Hardy |

14:45 - 15:15 | Lucien Haddad (RMC), Session in Honor of Dr. Robert Woodrow on the Occasion of his 70th birthday. Topics: Model Theory of Relational Structures; Homogeneous Structures; Ordered Sets; Graphs, Hereditarily Semi-Rigid Families of Linear Orders, Pavilion Ballroom B |

14:45 - 15:15 | Veselin Jungic (Simon Fraser University), Authentic Teaching and Learning in University Mathematics, Sweet and Sour: Teaching Mathematics to Engineering Students, Parksville |

14:45 - 15:15 | Alice Lacaze-Masmonteil (Acadia University), STUDC Research Session, The game of Ambush Cops and Robbers played on the products of graphs, Beluga |

14:45 - 15:15 | Frank Sottile (Texas A&M), Algebraic Geometry, Galois Groups for Systems of Equations, Orca |

14:45 - 15:15 | Elisabeth Stanhope (Lewis & Clark), Geometric Analysis and Spectral Geometry, Bounding the multiplicity of the Steklov eigenvalues of an orbisurface, Galiano |

15:15 - 15:45 | Jingyi Chen (UBC), Geometric Analysis and Spectral Geometry, Recent progress on Hamiltonian stationary Lagrangian submanifolds, Galiano |

15:15 - 15:45 | Dan Coombs (University of British Columbia), Mathematical and Computational Modeling from Sub-Cellular to Collective Behaviour in Cells, Multistate modelling and parameter inference for cell surface receptor tracking analysis, Port Hardy |

15:15 - 15:45 | Bojan Mohar (SFU), Session in Honor of Dr. Robert Woodrow on the Occasion of his 70th birthday. Topics: Model Theory of Relational Structures; Homogeneous Structures; Ordered Sets; Graphs, 50 years of the Ringel and Youngs Map Colour Theorem, Pavilion Ballroom B |

15:15 - 15:45 | Amanda Montejano (National Autonomous University of Mexico), Discrete and Combinatorial Geometry, A rainbow version of Mantel's Theorem, Junior Ballroom B |

15:15 - 15:45 | Pierre-Olivier Parisé (Université Laval), STUDC Research Session, The Impossibility of Polynomial Approximations in Some de Branges-Rovnyak Spaces, Beluga |

15:15 - 15:45 | Matt Satriano (University of Waterloo), Algebraic Geometry, A counter-example to the finiteness conjecture of Kawaguchi and Silverman, Orca |

15:15 - 15:45 | Patrick Walls (University of British Columbia), Authentic Teaching and Learning in University Mathematics, Open Source Mathematical Computing in the Cloud with Python, Jupyter and Git, Parksville |

15:15 - 15:45 | Xiang-Sheng Wang (University of Louisiana at Lafayette), Asymptotic Analysis and Applications, Asymptotic analysis of difference equations, Junior Ballroom D |

15:45 - 16:00 | Break, Junior Ballroom C |

16:00 - 16:30 | Lauren DeDieu (University of Calgary), Authentic Teaching and Learning in University Mathematics, Emphasizing Mathematical Communication in the Classroom, Parksville |

16:00 - 16:30 | Wendy Finbow-Singh (Saint Mary's University), Discrete and Combinatorial Geometry, Constructing Generically Rigid Frameworks, Junior Ballroom B |

16:00 - 16:30 | Asma Hassannezhad (Bristol), Geometric Analysis and Spectral Geometry, On a relation between Dirichlet-to-Neumann and Laplacian spectra on manifolds, Galiano |

16:00 - 16:30 | Avleen Kaur (University of Manitoba), STUDC Research Session, The eigenvalue problem of the Uzawa pressure operator, Beluga |

16:00 - 16:30 | Laurent Mackay (McGill), Mathematical and Computational Modeling from Sub-Cellular to Collective Behaviour in Cells, The dynamics of mechanosensitive nascent adhesion formation, Port Hardy |

16:00 - 16:30 | Sergio Da Silva (University of Manitoba), Algebraic Geometry, On the Gorensteinization of Schubert varieties via boundary divisors, Orca |

16:30 - 17:00 | Karoly Bezdek (University of Calgary)), Discrete and Combinatorial Geometry, On Gromov's conjecture for uniform contractions, Junior Ballroom B |

16:30 - 17:00 | Jim Bryan (University of British Columbia), Algebraic Geometry, Rigid Calabi-Yau Banana Manifolds, Orca |

16:30 - 17:00 | Andreas Buttenschoen (University of British Columbia), Mathematical and Computational Modeling from Sub-Cellular to Collective Behaviour in Cells, Non-Local Cell Adhesion Models: Steady States and Bifurcations, Port Hardy |

16:30 - 17:00 | Alexandre Girouard (Laval), Geometric Analysis and Spectral Geometry, Steklov eigenvalues of submanifolds with prescribed boundary in Euclidean space, Galiano |

16:30 - 17:00 | Gary MacGillivray (University of Victoria), Authentic Teaching and Learning in University Mathematics, Mentoring undergraduates in research, Parksville |

16:30 - 17:00 | Sarah Nataj and S. H. Lui (University of Manitoba), STUDC Research Session, Superlinear convergence of quasi-Newton methods based on assumptions about the initial point, Beluga |

17:00 - 17:30 | Carmen Bruni (University of Waterloo), Authentic Teaching and Learning in University Mathematics, Lessons Learned From a Graduate Student Seminar, Parksville |

17:00 - 17:30 | Chris Manon (University of Kentucky), Algebraic Geometry, Classification of toric bundles on toric varieties, Orca |

17:00 - 17:30 | Jay Newby (University of Alberta), Mathematical and Computational Modeling from Sub-Cellular to Collective Behaviour in Cells, Weaker is better: how weak transient molecular interactions give rise to robust, dynamic immune protection, Port Hardy |

17:00 - 17:30 | Deborah Oliveros (National Autonomous University of Mexico), Discrete and Combinatorial Geometry, Tverberg Theorems with Altered Nerves., Junior Ballroom B |

17:30 - 18:00 | Matthew Coles (University of British Columbia), Authentic Teaching and Learning in University Mathematics, Professional development of novice math instructors: Encouraging the adoption of authentic teaching, Parksville |

17:30 - 18:00 | Brian Merchant (University of British Columbia), Mathematical and Computational Modeling from Sub-Cellular to Collective Behaviour in Cells, A Rho-GTPase based model explains spontaneous collective migration of neural crest cell clusters, Port Hardy |

17:30 - 18:00 | Tamon Stephen (Simon Fraser University), Discrete and Combinatorial Geometry, Colourful Simplicial Depth, Grids and Algorithms, Junior Ballroom B |