Palmetto Number Theory Seminar, Meeting 3
College of Charleston, Charleston, SC
September 8-9, 2007
Previous PANTS: PANTS I
University of South Carolina, December 9-10, 2006
Clemson University, February 17, 2007
PANTS IV will be held at the
University of South Carolina, December 8-9, 2007.
The Palmetto Number Theory Seminar was organized by number theorists in
South Carolina for the purpose of fostering collaboration among us and
bringing the latest techniques and results to South Carolina through
outside speakers. PANTS is supported by grants from the NSA and
The upcoming meeting is being hosted by James Carter and Paul
Young at the College of Charleston.
Plenary Speaker: Alan Adolphson, Oklahoma State University
"p-adic estimates for
exponential sums" Abstract
Plenary Speaker: Jonathan Sands, University of Vermont
"Some Galois module structure analogies between tame
kernels and ideal class groups" Abstract
Matt Boylan, University of South Carolina, "Non-vanishing of weakly
holomorphic modular form coefficients modulo l"
James Carter, College of Charleston, "Hilbert-Speiser and Leopoldt
fields of type p"
Nathan Drake, Clemson University, "Better bounds in list decoding AG
Michael Knapp, Loyola College, "Systems of diagonal forms over p-adic fields"
Michael Mossinghoff, Davidson College, "eXamine Your Z-numbers"
Bouchaib Sodaigui, Universite' de Valenciennes, "On realizable classes and Steinitz classes of
- Saturday: Plenary talk at 1:00 pm, contributed talks until
approximately 5:00 pm
- Sunday: Plenary talk at 9:00 am, contributed talks until
PDF map of downtown Charleston and
Area Map If you zoom in about 200% to 300% on the downtown
map you can
see the street names listed.
All talks will be in room 235 of the Robert Scott Small Building, which
number 13 on this map. Visitors may park in lot K which is on the
northwest corner of Coming and Calhoun Streets. Lot K is actually
identified as "building number 11" on this campus map since our brand
new Science Center is going to be built there; however there really is
a parking lot there at present and you really may park there the
weekend of the conference. Also note that Coming Street is a
one-way street directed away
from downtown (i.e., "Coming is going").
We have arranged blocks of rooms at the following Charleston
hotels. Mention that you are with PANTS. You can also
try hotels.com if you wish.
Holiday Inn Charleston Riverview
301 Savannah Hwy (US 17), Charleston, 1-800-766-4451 or 1-800-465-4329.
of Charleston harbor& skyline, 3 miles from C of C. 20 rooms
reserved for PANTS. Conference rate of $109.00 if booked by August 24.
Please mention that you are with "College of Charleston
Mathematics Department" when making reservations.
Days Inn Patriots Point
261 Johnnie Dodds Boulevard, Mount Pleasant (843) 881-1800 or
miles from C of C. 20 rooms reserved for PANTS. Conference rate
of $69.00 if booked by August 8. Group name GCPANT.
Sleep Inn Charleston
1524 Savannah Highway, Charleston (about 7
miles from C of C), (843)556-6959 or 1-877-424-6423.
20 rooms reserved at conference rate of $84.99 if booked by August 7,
group name PANTS.
PANTS has a limited budget from which to provide support for
travel. Here is a visitor
expense form which may be used to request support.
Giving a Talk
Send email to Paul Young (firstname.lastname@example.org) with your name, title (if
known), and abstract (if available). Contributed talks will be
minutes in length.