
Workshop
Computational Arithmetic Geometry
Vancouver, July 5  9, 2004
Programme
The workshop takes place at PIMS SFU, in the east academic
annex of Burnaby Campus. On this map it
is at the far right, just below the water tower.
We have a catered lunch all 5 days of the workshop.

(*)  Talks marked with (*) are suitable for a wider mathematical audience 



Monday, July 5 
10:0012:00 
Welcome to PIMS. See Olga German for information. Computers and rooms
available for collaboration. 
12:0013:20 
Lunch 
13:3014:20 
pSelmer groups that can be arbitrarily large,
Ed Schaefer 
15:0015:50 
Rational points on varieties,
Bjorn Poonen (*) 



Tuesday, July 6 
11:0011:50 
Computing rational torsion on elliptic curves in linear time,
Iftikhar Burhanuddin 
12:0013:20 
Lunch 
13:3014:20 
Diophantine equations of signature (n,n,3),
Soroosh Yazdani 
15:0015:50 
Diophantine equations via modular methods,
Michael Bennett (*) 



Wednesday, July 7 
12:0013:20 
Lunch 
13:3014:20 
Computing the BrauerManin Obstruction,
Martin Bright 
15:0015:50 
ShafarevichTate groups of Jacobians,
Victor Flynn (*) 



Thursday, July 8 
11:0011:50 
Differential rings and operators in Magma,
Alexa van der Waall (*) 
12:0013:20 
Lunch 
13:3014:20 
Torsors and descent,
Bjorn Poonen 
15:0015:50 
Diagonal cubic surfaces and the magic square torus,
Bjorn Poonen 



Friday, July 9 
11:0011:50 
Realising endomorphisms of Jacobians with correspondences,
Ben Smith 
12:0013:20 
Lunch 
13:3014:20 
On the field of moduli of curves,
Tony Shaska 
15:0015:50 
The arithmetic of Prym varieties in Genus 3,
Nils Bruin (*) 


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