Southern California Number Theory Day

Saturday, October 21, 2017 at UC Irvine

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  9:30-10:00       refreshments; poster setup
10:00-11:00   David Zureick-Brown (Emory University) Progress on Mazur's program B
11:00-11:30       break
11:30-12:30  Preston Wake (UCLA), The rank of Mazur's Eisenstein ideal
12:30-  2:15       lunch break
  2:15-  3:15   Wei Ho (University of Michigan),   Odd degree number fields with odd class number
  3:15-  3:45       break
  3:45-  4:45   Werner Bley (Universitat Munchen),   On the square root of the inverse different
  6:00       dinner at El Torito, 18512 MacArthur Blvd Irvine, CA

Registration: There is no registration fee, but to help our planning please register.

Location: Natural Sciences II, room 1201 (building 402, located at G6 on this map).

Poster Session: There will be a POSTER SESSION. Number theory graduate students and postdocs are invited to present posters on their own research. If you would like to present a poster, please contact Nathan Kaplan by October 10. Please include your name, affiliation, advisor's name, poster title, and brief abstract.


Travel support: Some travel funding is available for participants, with preference given to graduate students and postdocs, especially those presenting posters. We also encourage applications from members of under-represented groups. If you would like to apply for funding, please contact Nathan Kaplan with an itemized estimate of expenses, preferably by October 10. We strongly encourage carpooling.

Dinner: There will be a dinner in the evening at El Torito, 18512 MacArthur Blvd Irvine, CA Pay at the dinner.


By car

From the north: Take I-405 to 73 south, and exit at Bison (there is no toll, despite the confusing signs).
From the south: Take I-5 to 73 north, and exit 73 at Bison (this part of 73 is a toll road).

Take Bison east into campus. To park anywhere on campus you will need a parking permit, which costs $10 for the day. Quarterly or annual parking permits from other UC campuses are honored at UCI. You can buy a permit from the dispenser at the entrance to Lot 16 (takes credit cards or bills, no change given). The closest lot to the lectures is 12A, but 16 and 12B also work. See the map.

By air

If you're flying you should fly to the Orange County airport (SNA) if at all possible. SNA is only a few miles from campus; a taxi will cost about $20.

Group photos: #1, #2

Questions? e-mail Nathan Kaplan

Organizing committee: Nathan Kaplan, Karl Rubin, Alice Silverberg

This conference is supported by NSF grant DMS-1643328 and by the UCI Thorp Chair endowment.