Monday, May 12th 

8:00  9:00 
Registration / Breakfast, IRMACS
Atrium 
9:00  9:15 
Welcome by Dr. Michael
Stevenson, President, SFU Opening Remarks by Dr. Tom
Archibald, Chair of the Organizing Committee 
9:15  10:15 
Kevin Hare, A history of, and
recent results on Betaexpansion 
10:15  10:30 
Coffee Break, IRMACS Atrium 
10:30  11:00 
George Labahn, Recent
developments in order basis 
11:00  11:30 
Agnes Szanto, Moment
matrices, trace matrices and the radical of ideals 
11:30  11:45 
Coffee Break 
11:45  12:15 
Doron Lubinsky, On the q
disease on the unit circle 
12:15  12:45 
Sinai Robins, New measures of
discrete volumes for polytopes whose vertices have arbitrary real coordinates 
12:45  1:30 
Lunch, IRMACS Atrium 
1:30  2:30 
Tamás Erdélyi, A few highlights
of Peter Borwein's work with me 
2:30  2:45 
Coffee Break, IRMACS Atrium 
2:45  3:15 
Victor Moll, 2adic
valuations of a sequences arising from a rational integral 
3:15  3:45 
Jason Bell, Integer factorial
ratios 
3:45  4:00 
Coffee Break, IRMACS Atrium 
4:00  4:30 
Renate Scheidler, Construction
of all cubic function fields of a given discriminant 
4:30  5:00 
Mark Bauer, The trials and
tribulations of cubic function fields in characteristic three 
5:00  7:00 
Wine and Cheese Reception,
IRMACS Atrium Welcome by Charmaine dean, Burnaby Mountain Research Chair in the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, SFU 


Tuesday, May 13th 

8:30  9:00 
Registration / Breakfast, IRMACS
Atrium 
9:00  10:00 
David Bailey, Highperformance
computing and Peter Borwein 
10:00 10:15 
Coffee Break, IRMACS Atrium 
10:15  10:45 
Friedrich Littmann, Approximation
of functions that are analytic in a strip 
10:45  11:15 
Bruce Richmond, On the
maximum of the Stirling numbers 
11:15  11:30 
Coffee Break, IRMACS Atrium 
11:30  12:00 
Richard Askey, Inequalities
and special functions 
12:00  12:30 
Songping Zhou, Convergence
problems of some Fourier series 
12:30  1:15 
Lunch, IRMACS Atrium 
1:15  2:15 
Michael Mossinghoff, Peter
Borwein, plane geometry, polynomials, and polygons 
2:15  2:30 
Coffee Break, IRMACS Atrium 
2:30  3:00 
Ping Zhou, Padé approximants
associated with functional equations 
3:00  3:30 
John Fournier, Paley's
theorem for Hankel matrices via the Schur test 
3:30  4:00 
Nils Bruin, Localtoglobal
obstructions on curves 
4:00  4:15 
Coffee Break, IRMACS Atrium 
4:15  4:45 
1. Chris Sinclair, Repulsion between imaginary quadratic numbers on the unit circle (room ASB 10900) 2. Brett Hemenway, Locallydecodable
codes based on hidden Chinese remaindering (room ASB 10908) 
4:45  5:15 
1. Alexa van der Waall, Priority
based allocation of police resources to crime related investigations (room ASB 10908) 2. Adrian Belshaw, Modular Normality of Integer Sequences (room ASB 10908) 


Wednesday, May 14th 

8:30  9:00 
Registration / Breakfast, IRMACS
Atrium 
9:00  10:00 
Hugh Williams, Primality, proving,
polynomials and sieving 
10:00  10:15 
Coffee Break, IRMACS Atrium 
10:15  10:45 
Mark Giesbrecht, Detecting
perfect powers of lacunary polynomials 
10:45  11:15 
David Borwein, Surprising
sinc sums and integrals 
11:15  11:30 
Coffee Break, IRMACS Atrium 
11:30  12:00 
Chris Smyth, Lehmer's problem
for integer symmetric matrices 
12:00  12:30 
Jeffrey Vaaler, A Banach
space determined by the Weil height 
12:30  1:15 
Lunch, IRMACS Atrium 
1:15  2:15 
Richard Crandall, The
partition function of number theory: a computational perspective 
2:15  2:30 
Coffee Break, IRMACS Atrium 
2:30  3:00 
Frank Garvan, Congruences for
the rank and crank of partitions 
3:00  3:30 
Karl Dilcher, Stern
polynomials and continued fractions 
3:30  3:45 
Coffee Break, IRMACS Atrium 
3:45  4:15 
Luis Goddyn, The lower bounds
for subset sums 
4:15  5:15 
Jonathan Borwein, Peter
Borwein revisited 
5:45  9:00 
Banquet at the Diamond Alumni
Center 


Thursday, May 15th 

8:30  9:00 
Registration / Breakfast, IRMACS
Atrium 
9:00  10:00 
Cam Stewart, Neighbouring
Powers 
10:0010:15 
Coffee Break, IRMACS Atrium 
10:15  10:45 
Soroosh Yazdani, On
maximality of certain Littlewood polynomials 
10:45  11:15 
Petr Lisonek, On zeros of
Kloosterman sums 
11:15  11:30 
Coffee Break, IRMACS Atrium 
11:30  12:00 
Matt Klassen, Generalized van
der Monde determinants, interpolation, and splines 
12:00  12:30 
Michael Monagan, How fast can
we multiply and divide sparse polynomials? 
12:30  1:15 
Lunch, IRMACS Atrium 
1:15  2:15 
Annie Cuyt, Continued
fractions for special functions: handbook and software 
2:15  2:30 
Coffee Break, IRMACS Atrium 
2:30  3:00 
Imin Chen, Quartic Qderived
polynomials with distinct roots 
3:00  3:30 
Greg Martin, Absolutely
abnormal numbers 
3:30  3:45 
Coffee Break, IRMACS Atrium 
3:45  4:15 
1. Greg Fee, Zeros and poles
in Padé approximates to the symmetric zeta function (room ASB 10900) 2. Michael Coons, Sums of
completely multiplicative signature functions (room ASB 10908) 
4:15  4:45 
1. Vahid Dabbaghian, The Impact
of Social Interactions on the Spread of HIV Infection among Injection Drug
Users: A Cellular Automaton Model (room
ASB 10900) 2. Jens Happe, On the
relationship between the nonreal zeros and the Fourier critical points of
real polynomials (room ASB 10908) 
4:45  5:15 
1. Warren Hare, Mathematical
challenges and aides to tuning models to complex social systems (room ASB 10900) 2. Idris Mercer, The cosine
problem (room ASB 10908) 


Friday, May 16th 

8:30  9:00 
Registration / Breakfast, IRMACS
Atrium 
9:00  10:00 
John Friedlander, Selberg and
the sieve: a positive approach 
10:00  10:15 
Coffee Break, IRMACS Atrium 
10:15  10:45 
Colin Ingalls, Noncommutative
surfaces 
10:45  11:15 
Nathan Ng, The distribution
of the Mobius function in short intervals 
11:15  11:30 
Coffee Break, IRMACS Atrium 
11:30  12:00 
Arthur Baragar, Ruler and
compass constructions 
12:00  12:30 
Heinz Bauschke, 8 queens,
sudoku and projection methods 
12:30  1:15 
Lunch, IRMACS Atrium 
1:15  2:15 
Ron Graham, Iterated
partitions of triangles 
2:15  2:30 
Coffee Break, IRMACS Atrium 
2:30  3:00 
Michael Filaseta, Miscellaneous
problems on the factorization of 0,1polynomials 
3:00  3:30 
Peter Sziklai, An extreme polynomial with two variables 
3:30  3:45 
Coffee Break, IRMACS Atrium 
3:45  4:15 
Joris Van Deun, The Riemann
zeta function and asymptotics for Stieltjes fractions 
4:15  4:45 
Bruce Aubertin, Algebraic numbers and harmonic analysis 
4:45  5:00 
Closing Remarks 