Southern California Number Theory Day

Saturday, October 7, 2023 at UC Irvine

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  9:30-10:00     Refreshments
10:00-11:00   Carl Wang-Erickson (University of Pittsburgh),  Moduli stacks of Galois representations
Nadia Heninger (UCSD),  Some recent cryptographic applications of number theory
Lightning Talks: Yifeng Huang (University of British Columbia), Tynan Ochse (Art of Problem Solving), Harold Polo (UCI)
    lunch break
Kyle Pratt (BYU),  Rational points on Erdős-Selfridge curves
Francesc Castella (UCSB),  On Kolyvagin's conjecture and its refinement
   Dinner at Eureka! Irvine

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

Location: Natural Sciences II, room 1201 (building 402, located at F5 on this map).

Travel support: Some travel funding is available for participants, with preference given to graduate students and postdocs, especially those giving lightning talks. 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 2nd. Please include your name, affiliation, and advisor's name (if applicable). We strongly encourage carpooling.

Dinner: There will be a conference dinner at Eureka! Irvine following the last talk.  It is about 16 minutes walking from the location of the talks.  We will subsidize the cost of the dinner for graduate students.


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.

The closest lot to the lectures is 12A. You can buy a permit from the dispenser at the entrance to lot 12A ($18/day or $4/hour). Alternatively, you can buy a permit for $13/day or $2/hour and park in an unmarked stall in the Anteater Parking Structure, which is APS in E7 on the map.

Annual and quarterly permits from other UC schools are honored at UCI in any space not marked "Enforced 24 hours".

By air

The closest airport is the Orange County airport (SNA). A taxi to campus will cost about $20.
Questions? e-mail Nathan Kaplan

Organizing committee: Gilyoung Cheong, Alexandra Florea, Nathan Kaplan

This conference is supported by NSF grant DMS 2009790.