June 3-7, 2019 at
SFU Harbour Centre, Vancouver

Invited Speakers

Antonia Bluher, National Security Agency, USA
Pascale Charpin, INRIA, France
Gretchen Matthews, Virginia Polytechnic & State University (Virginia Tech), USA             
Kai-Uwe Schmidt, Paderborn University, Germany      
Igor Shparlinski, University of New South Wales, Australia
Xiaohu Tang, School of Information Science & Technology, Southwest Jiaotong University, China


Scientific Scope

Topics of interest include

  • Theory: structure of finite fields, primitive elements, normal bases, polynomials, number-theoretic aspects of finite fields, character sums, function fields, APN functions.
  • Computation: algorithms and complexity, polynomial factorization, decomposition and irreducibility testing, sequences and functions.
  • Applications: algebraic coding theory, cryptography, algebraic geometry over finite fields, finite incidence geometry, designs, combinatorics, quantum information science.


Sea-to-Sky Gondola Excursion



June 5, 2019 

Scenic 1 hour drive followed by a 10-minute gondola ride 885m above sea level will take us to the mountain summit, with sweeping views of Howe Sound, the coastal forest, and surrounding mountains. Lunch will be provided.
See HERE for details of the Sea-to-Sky Gondola.

Organizing Committee

Jonathan Jedwab
Petr Lisonek

Scientific Committee

Jim Davis (University of Richmond) - Chair
Tao Feng (Zhejiang University)
Sophie Huczynska (University of St Andrews)
Gohar Kyureghyan (University of Rostock)
Gary Mullen (Pennsylvania State University)