Friday, October 7 
3:00  3:15 
Welcome 
3:15  3:45 
Leo Goldmakher (University of Toronto)
The distribution of character sums 
3:50  4:10 
Mariah Hamel (University of Georgia)
Polynomial differences in subsets of the integers 
4:15  4:45 
Greg Martin (University of British Columbia)
Linear independence of zeros of Dirichlet
Lfunctions 
4:45  5:10 
Coffee Break 
5:10  6:10 
Enrico Bombieri (Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
University)
Around the DavenportHeilbronn function 
Saturday, October 8 
9:00  9:30 
Coffee 
9:30  10:30 
Henryk Iwaniec (Rutgers University)
The Spin of Prime Ideals 
10:30  10:50 
Coffee Break 
10:50  11:20 
Matilde Lalin (Université de
Montréal)
Unimodularity of roots of selfinversive polynomials 
11:25  12:10 
Cem Yalçin Yildirim (Bogaziçi
University)
Correlations of zeta zeros with some sequences 
12:10  2:00 
Lunch 
2:00  2:45 
Dan Goldston (San Jose State Univesity)
Differences between Consecutive Primes and the HardyLittlewood Prime
Tuple Conjecture 
2:50  3:20 
Angel Kumchev (Townson University)
Sums of almost equal squares of primes 
3:25  3:45 
Ethan Smith (Université de Montréal)
Elliptic curves with a given group structure modulo p 
3:45  4:15 
Coffee Break 
4:15  4:35 
Shabnam Akthari (Université de Montréal)
The hypergeometric method of Thue and Siegel 
4:40  5:00 
Vorrapan Chandee (Stanford University)
Bounding S(t) via extremal functions 
5:10  5:55 
Steve Gonek (University of Rochester)
Large Zeros of a Family of Approximations of the Riemann ZetaFunction 
Sunday, October 9 
9:30  10:00 
Roman Holowinksy (The Ohio State University)
Hybrid subconvexity bounds for Lfunctions 
10:05  10:25 
Ke Gong (CRM, Université de Montréal)
Partial Gaussian sums in finite fields 
10:25  10:45 
Coffee Break 
10:45  11:15 
Andrew Granville (Université de Montréal)
The latest pretentiousness 
11:20  11:40 
Mathew Rogers (University of Illinois)
Boyd's Mahler measure conjectures 
11:45  11:50 
Elena Deza (Moscow State Pedagogical University)
FIGURATE NUMBERS: presentation of a book (slides) 
12:00  1:40 
Lunch 
1:40  2:10 
Valentin Blomer ( University of Toronto)
Counting rational points on a cubic surface

2:15  3:00 
Ram Murty (Queen's University)
The Uncertainty Principle and a Theorem of Tao 