Pacific Northwest Number Theory Conference 2010

Dates: May 8 - 9, 2010.
Location: The IRMACS Centre,
Simon Fraser University,
Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6,
Registration: Closed.
Description: A conference bringing together number theorists located in western Canada and the northwestern United States. The last meeting was held in Seattle in 2007. After this two year hiatus, the conference will be resuming its annual schedule.
Friday, May 7
7:00 - later Self-hosted preconference dinner at
Himalayan Peak (Indian restaurant on SFU campus)
Drop by.

Saturday, May 8
9:25 Opening remarks
9:30 - 10:20 Torsion points on elliptic curves over quartic number fields
William Stein (University of Washington)
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 - 11:50 Amicable pairs and aliquot cycles for elliptic curves
Katherine Stange (NSERC/PIMS/SFU)
12:00 - 2:00 Catered Lunch
2:00 - 2:50 Rational points on curves of higher genus
Michael Stoll (Universität Bayreuth)
3:10 - 4:00 Shimura curves and p-adic representations
Matthew Greenberg (University of Calgary)
4:10 - 5:00 Zeros of Level 2 Eisenstein Series
Stephanie Treneer (Western Washington University)
5:10 Meeting: Where is PNWNTC 2011 going to be?
7:00 Dinner at Cristos, 4624 Hastings (between Alpha and Beta Ave)

Sunday, May 9
9:30 - 10:20 Are there arbitrary long arithmetic progressions in the sequence of twin primes?
Janos Pintz (Rényi Institute Budapest)
10:30 - 10:45 Coffee break
10:45 - 11:15 The Erdös discrepancy problem
Michael Coons (University of Waterloo)
11:25 - 12:15 Equidistribution of Automorphic Forms
Lior Silberman (UBC)

Accommodation: Dorm rooms were available for graduate students Hotel rooms were available at the Simon Hotel on campus.
Organizers: Administration:
Sandie Dielissen (PIMS SFU site administrator)
(778) 782-6655

Nils Bruin
Stephen Choi
Sponsors: PIMS Microsoft Research SFU NTF IRMACS

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