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Joint Mathematics Meetings
John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center, Boston Marriott Hotel, and Boston Sheraton Hotel, Boston, MA
January 47, 2012 (Wednesday  Saturday)
Meeting #1077
Associate secretaries:
Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.ucr.edu, lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Gerard A Venema, MAA venema@calvin.edu
AMS Special Session on Rational Points on Varieties

Thursday January 5, 2012, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Rational Points on Varieties, I
Arlington, 3rd Floor, Marriott Organizers: Jennifer Balakrishnan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Bjorn Poonen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Bianca Viray, Brown University bviray@math.brown.edu Kirsten Wickelgren, Harvard University

8:00 a.m.
The rational points on a recalcitrant genus 12 curve.
Ralph Greenberg, University of Washington
Karl Rubin, UCI
Michael Stoll, Universitat Bayreuth
Alice Silverberg*, University of California, Irvine
(107711777)

8:30 a.m.
Twists of Shimura Curves.
James Henry Stankewicz*, University of Georgia
(1077111155)

9:00 a.m.
A descent map for curves with totally degenerate semistable reduction.
Shahed Sharif*, CSU San Marcos
(1077111592)

9:30 a.m.
Siegel's Theorem and the Shafarevich Conjecture.
Aaron Levin*, Michigan State University
(1077111753)

10:00 a.m.
Hilbert's Tenth Problem for function fields of positive characteristic.
Kirsten Eisentraeger*, The Pennsylvania State University
(1077111200)

10:30 a.m.
Integral points on elliptic curves and explicit valuations of division polynomials.
Katherine E Stange*, Stanford University
(1077111233)

11:00 a.m.
The Distribution of 2Selmer Ranks of Quadratic Twists of Elliptic Curves.
Zev Klagsbrun*, University of Wisconsin  Madison
(1077111268)

11:30 a.m.
Elliptic division and unramified correspondence.
Fedor A. Bogomolov*, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
(1077111884)

Thursday January 5, 2012, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Rational Points on Varieties, II
Arlington, 3rd Floor, Marriott Organizers: Jennifer Balakrishnan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Bjorn Poonen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Bianca Viray, Brown University bviray@math.brown.edu Kirsten Wickelgren, Harvard University

1:00 p.m.
Failure of the Hasse principle on general K3 surfaces.
Brendan Hassett, Rice University
Anthony VarillyAlvarado*, Rice University
(107711797)

1:30 p.m.
Density of rational points on Del Pezzo surfaces of degree one.
Ronald van Luijk*, Universiteit Leiden
Cecilia Salgado, Max Planck Institute, Bonn
(1077142153)

2:00 p.m.
Manin's Conjecture and Balanced line bundles.
Sho Tanimoto*, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
(1077141139)

2:30 p.m.
Some Explicit Moduli Spaces of Elliptic Curves and Generalizations.
Wei Ho*, Columbia University
(1077111295)

3:00 p.m.
Rational elliptic surfaces with MordellWeil lattice $E_8$ and multiplicative reduction.
Abhinav Kumar*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Tetsuji Shioda, Rikkyo University
(1077112430)

3:30 p.m.
Abelian varieties with homotheties.
Yuri Zarhin*, Pennsylvania State University
(107714386)

Friday January 6, 2012, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Rational Points on Varieties, III
Arlington, 3rd Floor, Marriott Organizers: Jennifer Balakrishnan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Bjorn Poonen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Bianca Viray, Brown University bviray@math.brown.edu Kirsten Wickelgren, Harvard University

1:00 p.m.
Homotopy Obstructions to Rational Points  I.
Tomer M. Schlank*, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Yonatan Harpaz, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
(1077141374)

1:30 p.m.
Homotopy Obstructions to Rational Points  II.
Yonatan Harpaz*, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Tomer M. Schlank, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
(1077141375)

2:00 p.m.
Rational points and $\mathbb{A}^1$homotopy theory.
Aravind Asok, University of Southern California
Christian Haesemeyer*, UCLA
(1077141226)

2:30 p.m.
A padic criterion for good reduction of curves over a padic field.
Adrian Iovita*, Concordia University, Montreal and Padova University, Italy
(1077141616)

3:00 p.m.
The birational padic section conjecture revisited.
Florian Pop*, University of Pennsylvania
(1077082022)

3:30 p.m.
CohenLenstra heuristics and Random Dieudonné Modules.
David Michael ZureickBrown*, Emory University
Jordan Ellenberg, University of WisconsinMadison
Bryden Cais, The University of Arizona
(1077112088)

4:00 p.m.
Euclidean quadratic forms and ADC forms.
Pete L. Clark*, University of Georgia
(1077112451)

4:30 p.m.
Imaginary quadratic class numbers and Sha for congruent number curves.
Nils Bruin*, Simon Fraser University
(1077112012)

5:00 p.m.
Diophantine Equations With Two Separated Variables.
Benjamin L Weiss*, Technion
(107712128)

5:30 p.m.
Extensions of a Kim and Roush Result to Algebraic Fields.
Alexandra Shlapentokh*, East Carolina University
(1077111325)
