QuébecVermont Number Theory Seminar 20082009
Schedule: Fall,
Winter.
General Information.
Organizers: Eyal Goren and Henri Darmon.
Explanations for schedule:
This year the QuebecVermont Number Theory seminar will be meeting every
other week, on Thursdays. Typically the first lecture
will be in the morning from 10:30 to 12:00 at McGill in room 920,
and the afternoon lecture from 2:00 to 3:30 in the Concordia
Library building, on the 9th floor.
But be sure to check the detailed schedule below for possible
exceptions to the rule!
Schedule for 20082009
Fall 2008

Thursday, October 2, 2008.
McGill University, Burnside Hall 920
10:3012:00. Jonathan Pottharst (Boston)
Selmer groups over eigenvarieties
Concordia University, Library building
2:003:30. Zeev Rudnick (Tel Aviv)
Lfunctions and their statistics over function fields

Thursday, November 13, 2008.
McGill University, Burnside Hall 920
10:3012:00. Yuri Bilu (Bordeaux and ALGANT)
Galois representations and Runge's method
Concordia University, Library building
2:003:30. Donghoon Park (Brown)
1motives with torsion and Cartier duality

Thursday, December 4, 2008.
McGill University, Burnside Hall 920
10:3012:00. Jayce Getz (IAS)
Relative trace formulae with a view towards unitary groups
Concordia University, Library building
2:003:30. Matt Greenberg (Calgary)
Linvariants of modular forms
and completed cohomology of Shimura curves

Friday, December 5, 2008.
McGill University, BH1205
4:005:00. Jayce Getz (IAS)
Trace Formulae and Locally Symmetric Spaces

Tuesday, December 9, 2008.
McGill University, BH 1205
4:005:00 PM. Mirela Ciperiani (Columbia)
Genus one curves over the rationals

Wednesday, December 10, 2008.
McGill University, BH 1205
4:005:00 PM. Cristian Virdol (Columbia)
On zeta functions of twisted modular curves

Thursday, December 11, 2008.
McGill University, Burnside Hall 920
10:3012:00. Cristian Virdol (Columbia)
On the Tate conjecture for quaternionic Shimura varieties
Concordia University, Library building
2:003:30. John Voight (UVM)
Computing automorphic forms on Shimura curves

Wednesday, December 17, 2008.
McGill University, BH 1205
4:005:00. Ritabrata Munshi (Rutgers)
Rational Points on Surfaces

Thursday, December 18, 2008.
McGill University, Burnside Hall 920
10:3012:00. Ritabrata Munshi (Rutgers)
Nonvanishing of Lfunctions
Concordia University, Library building
2:003:30. Xander Faber (CICMA)
Prime factors of dynamical sequences
Winter 2008

Wednesday, January 14, 2009.
McGill University, Room 708
4:005:00 PM. Mike Zieve (IAS)
Polynomial mappings

Thursday, January 15, 2009.
McGill University, Burnside Hall 920
10:3012:00. Mike Zieve (IAS)
The intersection of subfields of K(x)
Concordia University, Library building
2:003:30. Andrea Miller (Harvard)
This talk is postponed to May due to an unforeseen circumstance.

Friday, January 23, 2009.
Note that Chantal David will be givng the CRMISM colloquium on that day.

Thursday, February 12, 2009.
McGill University, Burnside Hall 920
10:3012:00. Matthew Young (Texas)
Quadratic and cubic twists of Lfunctions
Concordia University, Library building
2:003:30. Mahesh Kakde (Princeton)
Congruences in noncommutative Iwasawa theory
*** Note that this talk is now
cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances ***
Special nonqvntsbutqvntsrelated lecture series

Thursday, February 19, 2009.
McGill University, Burnside Hall 920
10:3012:00. Gerard Freixas (CICMA)
Introduction to the arithmetic RiemannRoch theorem, I
Concordia University, Library building
2:003:30. Gerard Freixas (CICMA)
Introduction to the arithmetic RiemannRoch theorem, II

Thursday, March 12, 2009.
McGill University, Burnside Hall 920
10:3012:00. Chantal David (CICMA)
Statistics for the traces of cyclic trigonal curves
over finite fields
Concordia University, Library building
2:003:30. David Zywina (UPenn)
Explicit Hilbert Irreducibility