
Joint Mathematics Meetings AMS Special Session
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Joint Mathematics Meetings
John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center, Boston Marriott Hotel, and Boston Sheraton Hotel, Boston, MA
January 47, 2012 (Wednesday  Saturday)
Meeting #1077
Associate secretaries:
Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.ucr.edu, lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Gerard A Venema, MAA venema@calvin.edu
AMS Special Session on Dynamical Systems in Algebraic and Arithmetic Geometry

Wednesday January 4, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Dynamical Systems in Algebraic and Arithmetic Geometry, I
Room 200, Hynes Organizers: Patrick Ingram, University of Waterloo, Canada Michelle Manes, University of Hawaii, Honolulu Clayton Petsche, Hunter College (CUNY) cjpetsche@gmail.com

8:00 a.m.
Fixedpointfree elements of iterated monodromy groups.
Rafe Jones*, College of the Holy Cross
(1077372716)

8:30 a.m.
On the prime divisors in zero orbits of families of commuting polynomials.
Jason Bell, Simon Fraser University
Kevin Doerksen*, Simon Fraser University
(1077112109)

9:00 a.m.
Periods of rational maps modulo primes.
Benjamin Hutz*, CUNY Graduate Center
Robert L Benedetto, Amherst College
Dragos Ghioca, University of British Columbia
Par Kurlberg, KTH
Thomas Scanlon, Univer of California Berkeley
Thomas J Tucker, University of Rochester
(1077111703)

9:30 a.m.
A dynamical system for elliptic divisibility sequences.
Joseph H. Silverman, Brown University
Katherine E. Stange*, Stanford University
(1077111267)

10:00 a.m.
Projective varieties covered by trivial families.
Anupam Bhatnagar*, New York University
(1077142726)

10:30 a.m.
Algebra, Geometry, and Dynamics of PseudoReal Maps.
Joseph H. Silverman*, Brown University
Michael Zieve, University of MIchigan
(107737172)

Wednesday January 4, 2012, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Dynamical Systems in Algebraic and Arithmetic Geometry, II
Room 200, Hynes Organizers: Patrick Ingram, University of Waterloo, Canada Michelle Manes, University of Hawaii, Honolulu Clayton Petsche, Hunter College (CUNY) cjpetsche@gmail.com

2:15 p.m.
Where geodesics go to die.
James M Henle*, Smith College
Frederick V Henle, athenahealth, Inc.
(10775361)

2:45 p.m.
Towards a Dynamical Analogue of Szpiro's Conjecture.
Phillip O Williams*, The Kings College
(1077371474)

3:15 p.m.
Ritt's Theorem and refinements.
Alice Medvedev*, UCBerkeley
Thomas W Scanlon, UCBerkeley
(1077122891)

3:45 p.m.
Multiplier Spectra and the Moduli Space of Degree 3 Morphisms on $\mathbb{P}^1$.
Benjamin Hutz, Graduate Center of CUNY
Michael Tepper*, Division of Science and Engineering, Penn State Abington
(1077111228)

4:15 p.m.
Twisted matings of polynomials.
Xavier Buff, Université Paul Sabatier
Adam Epstein, University of Warwick
Sarah Koch*, Harvard University
(1077371199)

4:45 p.m.
Extending the PolyaCarlson Theorem: When Uniform Limits of Rational Functions are Rational.
Nathan L Walters*, University of Georgia
(1077112165)

5:15 p.m.
Towards a dynamical relative ManinMumford conjecture.
Dragos Ghioca, University of British Columbia
LiangChung Hsia, National Taiwan Normal University
Thomas J Tucker*, University of Rochester
(1077111289)

5:45 p.m.
On a uniform bound for the number of exceptional linear subvarieties in the dynamical MordellLang conjecture.
Joseph H Silverman, Brown University
Bianca Viray*, Brown University
(107737717)

Thursday January 5, 2012, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Dynamical Systems in Algebraic and Arithmetic Geometry, III
Room 200, Hynes Organizers: Patrick Ingram, University of Waterloo, Canada Michelle Manes, University of Hawaii, Honolulu Clayton Petsche, Hunter College (CUNY) cjpetsche@gmail.com
