University of Lethbridge > Mathematics & Computer Science > Colloquium

Wednesday, May 7, 2008
University of Lethbridge

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The talks are located in room C610, on the 6th level of University Hall.
9:30 - 10:00
10:00 - 10:50
Hugh Williams (University of Calgary)
A cubic extension of the Lucas functions
10:50 - 11:10
Coffee break
11:10 - 12:00
Matilde Lalin (University of Alberta)
Higher Mahler measures
12:00 - 14:00
14:00 - 14:50
Greg Martin (University of British Columbia)
Prime number races
15:00 - 15:30
Dragos Ghioca (University of Lethbridge)
A dynamical problem in arithmetic geometry
15:30 - 16:00
Coffee break
16:00 - 16:30
Brandon Fodden (PIMS - University of Lethbridge)
Diophantine equations and the generalized Riemann hypothesis

Adhikari, Rushita University of Lethbridge
Akbary, Amir University of Lethbridge
Awad, Yahia Lebanese International University
Cheng, Valerie University of Alberta
Choe, Joon Univeristy of Lethbridge
Christie, Aaron University of Calgary
Cunningham, Clifton University of Calgary
Fodden, Brandon PIMS, University of Lethbridge
Friggstad, Zachary University of Alberta
Ghioca, Dragos University of Lethbridge
Greenberg, Matthew University of Calgary
Hambrook, Kyle University of Lethbridge
Irvine, Paul University of Lethbridge
Jones, Nathan CRM, Université de Montréal
Kadiri, Habiba University of Lethbridge
Lalin, Matilde University of Alberta
Martin, Greg University of British Columbia
Mueller, Lu Medicine Hat College / UVIC
Mueller, Karl Medicine Hat College
Nathan, Ng University of Lethbridge
Scheidler, Renate University of Calgary
Tang, Adrian University of Calgary
Thom, Mark University of Lethbridge
Williams, Hugh University of Calgary

To park on campus
Parking for participants is available at the North West Lot and at the Exploration Place Lot, on the north-west side of campus. Both parking rates are 6 dollars a day.
Map of Campus

Transportation and Directions
To reach the University, you can:
* fly to Lethbridge,
* fly to Calgary and drive for 2.5 hours, taking Highway 2 south to Fort MacLeod and then Highway 3 east to Lethbridge.
Once in Lethbridge proceed to the west side of town since the University is located on the western coulee banks of the Old Man River.
Map of Lethbridge

Accomodation on campus
The University of Lethbridge Conference Services offers apartment suites and town homes situated on the campus and only minutes from conference meeting facilities: Aperture Park Apartments (in Kainai House) and New Village Town Homes.
To make a reservation:
* Call (403) 329-2244
* FAX to (403) 329-5166
* E-mail to
* Visit website here
Groups of people may be more interested in booking the 2,3 or 4 bedrooms.(This gives a better rate than reserving one room individually.)For the students applying for funding that would also like to make a reservation for accommodation, please contact Nathan Ng directly at

Off-campus accommodation
University visitors frequently stay at Lethbridge Lodge. This hotel is located downtown and is the closest to the University (only at a five minute drive).

Habiba Kadiri at
Nathan Ng at

Number theory in Lethbridge
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