SERMON Speakers

Saturday March 16

Title of Talk
David Penniston
Ramanujan congruences for m-regular partitions.
Bud Brown  One or Two Trips in a Quad
9:50-10:10 Pantelimon Stanica Residues of Multinomials and Products of Factorials in Z_p
10:10-10:30 - Break
10:30-10:50 John Swallow Galois module structure of p-th-power classes of extensions of degree p
10:55-11:15 Andy Schultz Galois module structure of p-th power classes of cyclic extensions of degree p^n
11:20-11:40 Jeff Farr* Slow Convergence of a Double-Biased Sequence
11:45-12:05 Robert Jamison Singular Sum Covers of Finite Cyclic Groups
12:05-2:00 - LUNCH
2:00-2:20 Michael Filaseta On the factorization of x^2+x and x^2+7
2:25-2:45 Stephen Donnelly Solutions to Pell's equation satisfy an unexpected congruence condition
2:50-3:10 Ognian Trifinov Distribution of squarefull numbers in short intervals
3:10-3:30 - Break
3:30-3:50 Gretchen Mathews Chains of Numerical Semigroups
3:55-4:15 Pavlos Tzermias Shafarevich-Tate groups of Fermat Jacobians
4:20-4:40 Xander Faber* Two dimensional Kakeya sets over finite fields
4:45-5:05 Brett Tangedal Stark's Conjecture over Real Quadratic NumberFields

Sunday March 17

9:25-9:45 Hiren Maharaj New optimal tame towers of function fields over small finite fields.
9:50-10:10 Fred Portier Optimal Routing in Star Transposition Graphs
10:15-10:35 Theresa Vaughan (3, 5, n, 2)-configuration
10:35-10:55 - Break
10:55-11:15 Virginia Rodrigues Irreducibility of Polynomials Modulo p via Newton Polytopes
11:20-11:40 James Carter Normal integral bases in quadratic and cyclic cubic extensions  of quadratic fields
11:45-12:05 Tom Brylawski Some random matrix thoughts