University of Connecticut

Schedule and Abstracts

All talks will be at the Biology/Physics Building Room 131 (BPB 131), and the coffee breaks will be outside of BPB 131. A campus map pointing to BPB can be found here (Google labels the building as the “Dept of Physics”).

Tentative Schedule:

Time  Event
9:00 – 9:55  Coffee/tea, bagels, and fruit
9:55 – 10:00  Welcome to UConn
 10:00 – 10:50  Talk 1: Keith Conrad – Using elliptic curves
11:10 – 12:00  Talk 2: Filip Najman –  Mordell-Weil groups of elliptic curves over number fields
 12:00 – 12:10  Group photo
 12:10 – 2:00  Lunch break
 2:00 – 2:50  Talk 3: David E. Rohrlich – Birch and Swinnerton-Dyer with twist
 2:50 – 3:10 Coffee/tea break
 3:10 – 4:00  Talk 4: Noam Elkies – Elliptic curves and surfaces, and their Mordell-Weil groups
 4:20 – 5:10  Talk 5: Rob Benedetto – Elliptic curves over p-adic fields
 5:45 – 7:45  Banquet on campus

Titles and Abstracts:

The titles are below, and the abstracts can be found here.

  1. Keith Conrad (University of Connecticut), 10 – 10:50.
    • Title: Using elliptic curves

  2. Filip Najman (University of Zagreb), 11:10 – 12.
    • Title:  Mordell-Weil groups of elliptic curves over number fields

  3. David E. Rohrlich (Boston University), 2 – 2:50.
    • Title: Birch and Swinnerton-Dyer with twist

  4. Noam Elkies (Harvard University), 3:10 – 4.
    • Title: Elliptic curves and surfaces, and their Mordell-Weil groups

  5. Rob Benedetto (Amherst College), 4:20 – 5:10.
    • Title: Elliptic curves over p-adic fields

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