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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA NUMBER THEORY DAY
U.C. SAN DIEGO, JANUARY 27, 2007

Organizers: Wee Teck Gan, Cristian Popescu, Harold Stark.

Invited Speakers: Benedict Gross (Harvard University), Haruzo Hida (Univ. of California, Los Angeles), Wayne Raskind (Univ. of Southern California), Gordan Savin (Univ. of Utah), Akshay Venkatesh (New York University).

Location: All talks will be held in AP&M Bldg, (Dept. of Math) Room 6402, on the UCSD campus. The refreshments will be served in AP&M Bldg. Room 7356. Click on campus map to locate the AP&M Bldg.(it is the red bldg. on the map.)

Schedule:
9:30 - 10:00 Coffee and doughnuts in AP&M 7356.
10:00 - 11:00 Wayne Raskind
"Degenerate reduction and the conjectures of Hodge and Tate"
11:15 - 12:15 Akshay Venkatesh
"Effective equidistribution and analytic number theory"
12:15 - 2:15 Lunch
2:15 - 3:15 Benedict Gross
"On cubic rings and quaternion rings, as orbits of group actions"
3:30 - 4:30 Haruzo Hida
"L-invariant of Tate curves"
5:00 - 6:00 Gordan Savin
"Inverse Galois problem via functoriality, a perspective"
6:30 -     Dinner - El Torito, La Jolla

Directions to the UCSD campus and the AP&M building (Math. Department).

Parking on the UCSD Campus is free on weekends. You may park in any of the parking lots next to the AP&M building. For a campus map, please click on map. Please do not park in the "reserved" or "A parking only" spaces.

Registration: There is no registration fee. However, if you are interested in participating, please fill in the blank fields below and click on the "Submit Registration Information" button below in order to register for the conference. This will help the organizers make proper catering arrangements and dinner reservations.

Contact: Cristian D. Popescu -  E-mail: cpopescu@math.ucsd.edu
Registration is now closed for the event.