AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Special Session
Current as of Saturday, April 29, 2006 00:28:48
2006 Spring Eastern Section Meeting
Durham, NH, April 2223, 2006 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1017
Associate secretaries: Lesley M Sibner, AMS lsibner@duke.poly.edu
Special Session on Arithmetic Geometry and Modular Forms

Saturday April 22, 2006, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Arithmetic Geometry and Modular Forms, I
Room 102, Murkland Hall
Organizers:
Paul E. Gunnells, University of Massachusetts, Amherst gunnells@math.umass.edu
Farshid Hajir, University of Massachusetts, Amherst hajir@math.umass.edu

8:30 a.m.
Congruences of modular forms and vertex algebras.
Antun Milas*, University at Albany (SUNY)
(101711108) 
9:00 a.m.
Independence of Heeger Points.
Joseph H Silverman*, Brown University
Michael Rosen, Brown University
(10171123) 
9:30 a.m.
Divisibility properties of the torsion subgroup of twodimensional abelian varieties.
J Cullinan*, Colby College
(101711154) 
10:00 a.m.
Trivial bounds and elliptic curves of maximal rank.
Alvaro LozanoRobledo*, Cornell University
(10171191) 
10:30 a.m.
Ranks of elliptic curves over towers of Kummer extensions.
Henri Darmon*, McGill University
(10171130)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday April 22, 2006, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Arithmetic Geometry and Modular Forms, II
Room 102, Murkland Hall
Organizers:
Paul E. Gunnells, University of Massachusetts, Amherst gunnells@math.umass.edu
Farshid Hajir, University of Massachusetts, Amherst hajir@math.umass.edu

2:30 p.m.
Shintani zetafunctions and GrossStark units for totally real fields.
Samit Dasgupta*, Harvard University
(101711132) 
3:00 p.m.
The Weil group of a twodimensional local field.
Karen Acquista*, Boston University
(10171173) 
3:30 p.m.
Dedekind sums for higherorder Eisenstein series.
Jay Jorgenson*, CCNY and Graduate Center
Cormac O' Sullivan, Bronx Community College
(10171175) 
4:00 p.m.
On zeros of Eisenstein series for genus zero Fuchsian groups.
Heekyoung Hahn*, University of Rochester
(101711125) 
4:30 p.m.
A relative trace formula and period integrals.
Kimball Martin*, Columbia University
(101711168) 
5:00 p.m.
Maximal unramified $3$extensions and $SL_2({\mathbb{Z}}_3)$.
Michael R. Bush*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Laurent Bartholdi, L'Ecole Polytechnique F\'ed\'erale de Lausanne
(101711111)

2:30 p.m.

Sunday April 23, 2006, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Arithmetic Geometry and Modular Forms, III
Room 102, Murkland Hall
Organizers:
Paul E. Gunnells, University of Massachusetts, Amherst gunnells@math.umass.edu
Farshid Hajir, University of Massachusetts, Amherst hajir@math.umass.edu

8:30 a.m.
Localization of padic regulators.
Tom Weston*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
(10171146) 
9:00 a.m.
Computations with overconvergent $GL_3$ modular symbols.
Robert Pollack*, Boston University
(101711115) 
9:30 a.m.
Slope filtrations for relative Frobenius.
Kiran S. Kedlaya*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(101711100) 
10:00 a.m.
On a theorem of G. Stevens.
Matthew Greenberg*, McGill University
(101711204) 
10:30 a.m.
Sheaves of Analytic Families of Overconvergent $p$adic Modular Forms.
Glenn Stevens*, Boston University
Adrian Iovita, Concordia University
(10171110)

8:30 a.m.