
AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Special Session
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2007 Spring Western Section Meeting
Tucson, AZ, April 2122, 2007 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1027
Associate secretaries: Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.ucr.edu, lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Special Session on Number Theory in the Southwest

Saturday April 21, 2007, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Number Theory in the Southwest, I
Room 310, Modern Languages Organizers: Dinesh S. Thakur, University of Arizona thakur@math.arizona.edu
Douglas L. Ulmer, University of Arizona ulmer@math.arizona.edu

8:00 a.m.
Modular forms mod p and relations among Heegner points.
Alexandru Buium*, University of New Mexico
Bjorn Poonen, University of California, Berkeley
(10271124)

8:30 a.m.
Centralizers in Langlands dual groups over formal Taylor series.
D. Arinkin*, California Institute of Technology
(102711232)

9:00 a.m.
Integral monodromy of curves with given $p$rank.
Rachel J. Pries*, Colorado State University
Jeff Achter, Colorado State University
(102711143)

9:30 a.m.
Properties of Certain Weakly Holomorphic Modular Forms.
W. Duke, UCLA
P. Jenkins*, UCLA
(102711189)

10:00 a.m.
Congruences among automorphic forms on U(2,2) and the BlochKato conjecture.
Krzysztof Klosin*, University of Utah
(10271196)

10:30 a.m.
Subvarieties of Drinfeld Jacobians and congruences.
Mihran Papikian*, Stanford University
(102711160)

Saturday April 21, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Number Theory in the Southwest, II
Room 310, Modern Languages Organizers: Dinesh S. Thakur, University of Arizona thakur@math.arizona.edu
Douglas L. Ulmer, University of Arizona ulmer@math.arizona.edu

3:00 p.m.
On the Diophantine equation $y^2=x^6+k$.
Andrew Bremner*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Arizona State University
Nikos Tzanakis, Department of Mathematics, University of Iraklion, Crete.
(102711100)

3:30 p.m.
Rational points on symmetric varieties.
Alexander Gorodnik*, CalTech
Hee Oh, Brown University
(10271190)

4:00 p.m.
Epsilon factors for unitary groups.
Eric Wambach*, California Institute of Technology
(102711200)

4:30 p.m.
Number Fields Unramified Away From 2.
John W Jones*, Arizona State University
(10271184)

5:00 p.m.
Exceptional covers of surfaces.
Jeffrey D. Achter*, Colorado State University
(102714144)

5:30 p.m.
A generalization of Jacobi's Derivative Formula to higher derivatives and characteristics.
David R Grant*, University of Colorado at Boulder
(102711133)

Sunday April 22, 2007, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Number Theory in the Southwest, III
Room 310, Modern Languages Organizers: Dinesh S. Thakur, University of Arizona thakur@math.arizona.edu
Douglas L. Ulmer, University of Arizona ulmer@math.arizona.edu

Sunday April 22, 2007, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Number Theory in the Southwest, IV
Room 310, Modern Languages Organizers: Dinesh S. Thakur, University of Arizona thakur@math.arizona.edu
Douglas L. Ulmer, University of Arizona ulmer@math.arizona.edu
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