Pacific Northwest Number Theory Conference 2011

Conference Schedule

All talks will be held in Biology 234 (building number 42 on the campus map)


 

Saturday, May 7

 

8:30 – 9:00

Morning arrival

 

Coffee and baked goods available

9:00 – 9:50

Ralph Greenberg

University of Washington

 

Galois representations with open image (Abstract)

10:10 – 11:00

Jennifer Paulhus

Villanova University

 

Decomposing Jacobian varieties (Abstract)

11:10 – 12:00

Ed Schaefer

Santa Clara University

 

Using descent techniques to resolve Thue equations (Abstract)

12:00 – 2:00

Lunch break

 

 

2:00 – 2:50

Nils Bruin

Simon Fraser University

 

Class numbers and congruent primes (Abstract)

3:00 – 3:50

Jennifer Johnson-Leung

University of Idaho

 

Special values of L-functions and the Iwasawa main conjecture for imaginary quadratic fields (Abstract)

4:10 – 5:00

Soroosh Yazdani

University of British Columbia

 

Local Szpiro's Conjecture (Abstract)

5:10 – 5:20

Discussion

Location of PNWNTC 2012

 

6:30

Conference dinner

Guiseppe’s Al Porto Ristorante Italiano

21 Bellwether Way, Bellingham Marina

 

 

 

Sunday, May 8

 

8:30 – 9:00

Morning arrival

 

Coffee and baked goods available

9:00 – 9:50

Michael Jacobson

University of Calgary

 

Tabulating class groups of quadratic fields (Abstract)

10:10 – 11:00

Mary Flahive

Oregon State University

 

Resurrecting the divided cell algorithm (Abstract)

11:10 – 12:00

Johnson Jia

University of British Columbia

Fourier coefficients of the Yoshida lift (Abstract)