The Fourth Annual
Upstate New York Number Theory Conference
SUNY at Buffalo  ---  April 26-27th 2014 
(poster is here)

Invited Speakers:

        Laurent Berger (l'ENS de Lyon, France)
        Florian Herzig (University of Toronto, Canada)
        Xiaoqing Li (SUNY at Buffalo)
        Tong Liu (Purdue University)
        Alice Medvedev (CUNY)
        Steven Sperber (University of Minnesota)
        Dinesh Thakur (University of Rochester)

Ravi Ramakrishna (Cornell), Tom Tucker (Rochester), Adrian Vasiu (Binghamton), Hui June Zhu (Buffalo)

To register for the conference (and apply for funding, if desired) please click here. Support available to students and post-docs.  Reimbursement form is here.

Saturday (April 26). 9am -- 6pm (with lunch and tea breaks)
Sunday    (April 27). 9:30am -- 1pm (with tea breaks)
Tea/Coffee are available in Math Building Common Room (next to main office 244).

Talk Abstracts

Buffalo is served by the Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF), which has direct flights to many major cities in the US. Buffalo can also be reached by train and bus (note: train/bus service from Toronto is good). Our department of mathematics is on the north campus of SUNY at Buffalo (also called UB locally) and it is located in the suburb Amherst. The north campus is 15 minutes from the BUF airport  campus and the train or bus station. Buffalo/Amherst is 25 minutes drive from the famed Niagara falls tourist attraction.

Taxis in Buffalo:
To/from the airport: Take the Airport taxi waiting at the arrival terminal at BUF to your hotel. Hotel provides shuttle back to the airport.

All talks are at or near the Math Building. Plenary talks are at NSC 225,
Contributed talks are in one of the following rooms: Math Building 150, 250, 122.

On the weekend, the campus is open for parking wherever you like. Conference site is near the Mathematics Building. The closest parking lot to the Math Building is Fronczak A Lot (which could be entered from White Road).  It is also called the Visitor's parking lot. Math Building is right in front of it.

A simple custom Map you will need is here.
UB Commons on-campus restaurants open on Saturday (walking distance):
       Dancing Chopsticks Japanese, Bollywood Bistro, Rachel's Mediterranean, Subway, La Rosa.
Conference recommends:
Saturday lunch buffet: Taste of India (3093 Sheridan Dr, Amherst, NY 14226 (716) 837-0460).
Sunday lunch: Wasabi Japanese restaurant (100 Plaza Dr, Williamsville, NY 14221 (716) 689-5888).

A comprehensive list of restaurants with reviews from a UB colleague is here

Speakers and supported participants will be staying at the DoubleTree Hotel
within 19 minutes walk from Math Building. GoogleWalkingDirection.
(Official address of the hotel is Doubletree Buffalo-Amherst Hotel
10 Flint Road • Amherst, New York 14226, Phone: (716) 689-4414,Fax: (716) 689-4382)

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Conference Banquet: April 26 (6pm ClassicsV)

Links to previous conferences:
First Upstate New York Number Theory Conference (Cornell)
Second Upstate New York Number Theory Conference (Rochester)
Thrid Upstate New York Number Theory Conference (Binghamton)

Sponsors: National Science Foundation and the department of mathematics, SUNY at Buffalo .