Joint Mathematics Meetings AMS Special Session
Current as of Friday, January 18, 2013 00:31:55
Joint Mathematics Meetings
San Diego Convention Center and San Diego Marriott Hotel and Marina, San Diego, CA
January 912, 2013 (Wednesday  Saturday)
Meeting #1086
Associate secretaries:
Georgia Benkart, AMS benkart@math.wisc.edu
Gerard A Venema, MAA venema@calvin.edu
AMS Special Session on Number Theory and Geometry

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Number Theory and Geometry, I
Room 15B, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Jordan Ellenberg, University of Wisconsin, Madison ellenber@math.wisc.edu
Akshay Venkatesh, Stanford University

9:00 a.m.
Understanding Points on Twists.
Ekin Ozman*, University of TexasAustin
(1086112117) 
9:30 a.m.
Iwasawa theory of the Igusa tower.
Bryden R Cais*, University of Arizona
(108611778) 
10:00 a.m.
A $p$adic Birch and SwinnertonDyer conjecture for modular abelian varieties.
Jennifer S. Balakrishnan*, Harvard University
J. Steffen M{ü}ller, Universit{ä}t Hamburg
William A. Stein, University of Washington
(1086111259) 
10:30 a.m.
On uniform bounds for lattice points in plane regions and for rational points on rational curves of arbitrary degree.
Patrick X Rault*, SUNY Geneseo
(108611568)

9:00 a.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 2:15 p.m.5:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Number Theory and Geometry, II
Room 15B, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Jordan Ellenberg, University of Wisconsin, Madison ellenber@math.wisc.edu
Akshay Venkatesh, Stanford University

2:15 p.m.
Witt vectors, lambdarings, and absolute algebraic geometry.
James M Borger*, Australian National University
(1086111703) 
2:45 p.m.
Abelian varieties with big monodromy.
David ZureickBrown*, Emory University
David Zywina, Queen's University
(1086111790) 
3:15 p.m.
Jumping ranks in families of elliptic surfaces.
Chris Hall*, University of Wyoming
Jordan S. Ellenberg, University of Wisconsin
Emmanuel Kowalski, ETH Zurich
(1086112720) 
3:45 p.m.
Genus one curves and BrauerSeveri varieties.
Wei Ho*, Columbia University
Aise Johan de Jong, Columbia University
(108611937) 
4:15 p.m.
Quadric surface bundles and quaternion algebras.
Asher Auel*, Courant Insitute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
R. Parimala, Emory University
V. Suresh, Emory University
(1086141135) 
4:45 p.m.
Dynamical Degree and Arithmetic Entropy for Rational Maps.
Joseph H Silverman*, Brown University
(1086111436) 
5:15 p.m.
Geodesic lengths of arithmetic manifolds.
JeanFrancois Lafont, The Ohio State
D. B. McReynolds*, Purdue University
(1086572089)

2:15 p.m.