AMS Sectional Meeting AMS Special Session
Current as of Thursday, April 19, 2018 03:30:06
Spring Eastern Sectional Meeting
 Northeastern University, Boston, MA
 April 2122, 2018 (Saturday  Sunday)
 Meeting #1139
Associate secretaries:
Steven H Weintraub, AMS shw2@lehigh.edu
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Special Session on Arithmetic Dynamics

Saturday April 21, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Arithmetic Dynamics, I
159, Ryder Hall
Organizers:
Jacqueline M. Anderson, Bridgewater State University
Robert Benedetto, Amherst College
Joseph H. Silverman, Brown University jhs@math.brown.edu

8:00 a.m.
The cycle structure of unicritical polynomials in finite fields.
Andrew Bridy*, Texas A&M University
Derek Garton, Portland State University
(11391147)

8:30 a.m.
Randomness in $\bmod p$ orbits.
Adam D Towsley*, Rochester Institute of Technology
(113911573)

9:00 a.m.
Counting periodic points on quotients of varieties over $\mathbb{F}_q$.
Laura S. Walton*, Brown University
(113911520)

9:30 a.m.
$p$adic Hubbard Trees.
Cara Mullen*, Harper College
(113911405)

10:00 a.m.
NonArchimedean Hénon maps, attractors, and horseshoes.
Kenneth Allen, University of Massachusetts Lowell
David DeMark, Carleton College
Clayton Petsche*, Oregon State University
(11391164)

10:30 a.m.
A nonarchimedean $\lambda$lemma and Jstability.
Thomas Silverman*, Brown University
(113937279)

Saturday April 21, 2018, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Arithmetic Dynamics, II
159, Ryder Hall
Organizers:
Jacqueline M. Anderson, Bridgewater State University
Robert Benedetto, Amherst College
Joseph H. Silverman, Brown University jhs@math.brown.edu

3:00 p.m.
Local arboreal representations.
Jacqueline Anderson*, Bridgewater State University
Spencer Hamblen, McDaniel College
Bjorn Poonen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laura Walton, Brown University
(11391155)

3:30 p.m.
When can two arboreal representations be isomorphic?
Thomas J Tucker*, University of Rochester
Wayne Peng, University of Rochester
(113911515)

4:00 p.m.
Smallest representatives of $SL(2,\mathbb{Z})$orbits of binary forms and endomorphisms of $\mathbb{P}^1$.
Benjamin Hutz*, Saint Louis University
Michael Stoll, Universitat Bayreuth
(113937265)

4:30 p.m.
A New `Height' in Arithmetic Dynamics.
Kenneth Jacobs*, Northwestern
(113937394)

Sunday April 22, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Arithmetic Dynamics, III
159, Ryder Hall
Organizers:
Jacqueline M. Anderson, Bridgewater State University
Robert Benedetto, Amherst College
Joseph H. Silverman, Brown University jhs@math.brown.edu

8:00 a.m.
Integral points, primitive primes, and arithmetic distances in characteristic p.
Wade Hindes*, The Graduate Center (CUNY)
(113911237)

8:30 a.m.
Primitive prime divisors in polynomial orbits over function fields.
Rafe Jones*, Carleton College
Wade Hindes, The Graduate Center, CUNY
(113911566)

9:00 a.m.
Laurent polynomials and critical heights of singular perturbations.
Patrick M Ingram*, York University
(113911415)

9:30 a.m.
On dynamical height functions for rational maps.
Mattias Jonsson*, University of Michigan
(113937380)

10:00 a.m.
Bounds on dynamical height pairings.
Laura DeMarco, Northwestern University
Holly Krieger*, University of Cambridge
Hexi Ye, Zhejiang University
(113937478)

10:30 a.m.
A lower bound on the canonical height for polynomials.
Nicole Romain Looper*, Northwestern University
(113911234)

Sunday April 22, 2018, 2:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Arithmetic Dynamics, IV
159, Ryder Hall
Organizers:
Jacqueline M. Anderson, Bridgewater State University
Robert Benedetto, Amherst College
Joseph H. Silverman, Brown University jhs@math.brown.edu

2:00 p.m.
The Thurston operator: looking for geometry in the algebra.
Sarah C. Koch*, University of Michigan
(113937376)

2:30 p.m.
Dynamical Belyi Maps.
Michelle Manes*, University of Hawaii at Manoa
(113911591)

3:00 p.m.
Generalizing the Ax/Tate Theorem and applications to semistable reduction.
Xander Faber*, IDA / CCS
(11391159)

3:30 p.m.
Finite automata and the dynamics of several rational functions.
Trevor Hyde*, University of Michigan
Michael E. Zieve, University of Michigan
(113937554)

4:00 p.m.
Dynamics of noncommuting endomorphisms.
Michael E Zieve*, University of Michigan
(113937616)

4:30 p.m.
Dynamical modular curves and uniform boundedness of preperiodic points.
John R. Doyle*, Louisiana Tech University
Bjorn Poonen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(11393740)

5:00 p.m.
Indeterminacy Loci of Iterate Maps.
Jan Kiwi, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
Hongming Nie*, Indiana University
(113937112)

5:30 p.m.
Odoni's Conjecture.
Jamie Juul*, Amherst College
Robert L Benedetto, Amherst College
(113911166)
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