CanaDAM 2019
SFU Harbour Centre, May 29 - 31, 2019 canadam.math.ca/2019
Program        

Schedule - Special Minisymposia

Please note that schedules are subject to change without notice, particularly changes within a given session.

25 years of the Electronic Journal of Combinatorics I (SM1)
Org: Richard A. Brualdi, Bruce Sagan, Maya Stein and David Wood
This minisymposium is a continuation of 25th anniversary following its satellite conference the day before CanaDAM 2019 begins. There will be a diverse collection of talks on important and timely topics in combinatorics.
 
Tuesday May 28
10:30 - 10:50 Ian Wanless (Monash University, Australia), Generalised transversals of Latin squares, Fletcher Challenge Theatre 1900
10:55 - 11:15 Matthias Beck (San Francisco State University, United States), Classification of combinatorial polynomials (in particular, Ehrhart polynomials of zonotopes), Fletcher Challenge Theatre 1900
11:20 - 11:40 Ronald Graham (University of California, San Diego, United States), A few of my favorite combinatorial problems, Fletcher Challenge Theatre 1900
11:45 - 12:05 Catherine Yan (Texas A&M University, United States), Vector parking functions with periodic boundaries and rational parking functions, Fletcher Challenge Theatre 1900
 
25 years of the Electronic Journal of Combinatorics II (SM2)
Org: Richard A. Brualdi, Bruce Sagan, Maya Stein and David Wood
This minisymposium is a continuation of 25th anniversary following its satellite conference the day before CanaDAM 2019 begins. There will be a diverse collection of talks on important and timely topics in combinatorics.
 
Tuesday May 28
15:30 - 15:50 Bojan Mohar (Simon Fraser University, Canada), Crossing-critical graphs, Fletcher Challenge Theatre 1900
15:55 - 16:15 Fan Chung (University of California, San Diego, United States), Problems in spectral graph theory, Fletcher Challenge Theatre 1900
16:20 - 16:40 Zdeněk Dvořák (Charles University, Czech Republic), On triangle-free planar graphs, Fletcher Challenge Theatre 1900
16:45 - 17:05 József Solymosi (University of British Columbia, Canada), Rigidity of planar arrangements, Fletcher Challenge Theatre 1900
 
Tutte Prize (SM3)
Chair: Douglas B. West (Zhejiang Normal University and University of Illinois)
 
Thursday May 30
15:30 - 15:50 Peter Bradshaw (Simon Fraser University), Cops and Robbers on Abelian Cayley Graphs, McCarthy Tetrault Lecture Room 2245
15:55 - 16:15 Lianna Hambardzumyan (McGill University), Chang's lemma via Pinsker's inequality, McCarthy Tetrault Lecture Room 2245
16:20 - 16:40 Matěj Konečný (Department of Applied Mathematics, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University), Extending partial isometries of antipodal graphs, McCarthy Tetrault Lecture Room 2245
16:45 - 17:05 Benjamin Moore (University of Waterloo), The pseudoforest analogue of the strong nine dragon tree conjecture is true, McCarthy Tetrault Lecture Room 2245
17:10 - 17:30 Michal Seweryn (Jagelonian University), Improved bound for the dimension of posets of treewidth two, McCarthy Tetrault Lecture Room 2245
17:35 - 17:55 Abhinav Shantanam (Simon Fraser University), Minimum Balanced Bipartitions of Planar Triangulations, McCarthy Tetrault Lecture Room 2245