Winter 2020: Rob Benedetto (Amherst College) and Nicole Looper (Brown University)

Date: Saturday, February 29, 2020
Location: Oregon State University
Room: TBA

Program: TBA


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Previous meetings:

Fall 2019 (University of Oregon):
• Jeff Vaaler (University of Texas), Lecture I: Introduction to the Weil height. Click here to view the lecture slides.
• Jeff Vaaler (University of Texas), Lecture II: Problems and results about the Weil height. Click here to view the lecture slides.
David Krumm (Reed College): Algebraic preperiodic points of entire transcendental functions.
• Unfortunately, our scheduled plenary speaker Matilde Lalin of the University of Montreal was unable to travel to Oregon for the meeting. Professor Lalin generously provided her lecture slides, which can be accessed here: Lecture I: The Mahler measure of multivariable polynomials and Lecture II: The mean values of cubic L-functions. We thank Jeff Vaaler for agreeing on short notice to give the plenary lectures at this meeting.

Spring 2019 (Portland State University):
• Chantal David (Concordia University), Lecture I: Explicit Sato-Tate conjecture and other equidistribution conjectures for elliptic curves
• Chantal David (Concordia University), Lecture II: Distributions for elliptic curves over finite fields
• Neha Prabhu (Queen's University): The error term in the Sato-Tate law of Birch

Winter 2019 (Oregon State University):
• John Voight (Dartmouth College) Lecture I, Definite quaternion orders with stable cancellation (lecture slides)
• John Voight (Dartmouth College) Lecture II, Computing Belyi maps (lecture slides)
• Piper H (University of Hawaii at Manoa), Lecture I: Equidistribution of shapes of (certain) number fields
• Piper H (University of Hawaii at Manoa), Lecture II: How to Become a Liberated Mathematician in 13 Painful Years
• Poster presentations by Allison Arnold-Roksandich (Oregon State University), Charles Camacho (Oregon State University), Sarah Frei (University of Oregon), Matthew Jobrack (Washington State University), Manar Riman (University of Washington), and Joe Webster (University of Oregon)

Spring 2018 (Portland State University):
• Rachel Pries (Colorado State University) Lecture I, Newton polygons of cyclic covers of the projective line. (video of this lecture)
• Rachel Pries (Colorado State University) Lecture II, Generalizing a Galois action on the homology of the Fermat curve. (video of this lecture)
• Özlem Ejder (Colorado State University): Sporadic points on X_1(n). (video of this lecture)

Winter 2018 (Oregon State University):
• Ken Ono (Emory University) Lecture I, Polya's Program for the Riemann Hypothesis and Related Problems (lecture slides)
• Ken Ono (Emory University) Lecture II, Can you feel the Moonshine? (lecture slides)
• Asif Zaman (Stanford University), A new formulation of the Chebotarev density theorem
• Posters presented by Jetjaroen Klangwang (Oregon State University), Peter Cho-Ho Lam (Simon Frasier University), and Daniel Reiss (University of Idaho)

Fall 2017 (University of Oregon):
• Kirsten Eisenträger (Penn State University) Lecture I, Undecidability in number theory. (video of this lecture)
• Kirsten Eisenträger (Penn State University) Lecture II, Existentially and universally definable subsets of global fields. (video of this lecture)
• Travis Scholl (University of Washington), Isolated elliptic curves in cryptography.

Support has been provided by:

    National Science Foundation
    Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences
    Number Theory Foundation
    College of Arts and Sciences, University of Oregon
    Oregon State University College of Science and Department of Mathematics
    College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Portland State University


Shabnam Akhtari University of Oregon
Derek Garton Portland State University
Clay Petsche Oregon State University
Holly Swisher Oregon State University