## PIMS Connection July 2011

The PIMS Connection - the monthly bulletin keeping you connected with the

Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences.

Greetings from PIMS,

The summer is upon us and our PIMS sites are bustling with visitors from all over the world.

Summer events:

July 4-15 - Gene Golub SIAM Summer School, UBC

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/110704-ggsss

July 11-15 - Groups, Rings and Group Rings, U. of Alberta

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/110711-grgr

July 12-17 - Applied Mathematics Perspectives, (ICIAM satellite event) at UBC and UVic.

There are 9 workshops within this thematic program.

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/110712-amp

July 17-23 - International Category Theory Conference (CT 2011), UBC

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/110717-ictc2

July 18-21 - Graphs, Designs and Algebraic Combinatorics, U. of Regina

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/110718-gdac

July 18-22 - PIMS Distinguished Lecture Series: Introduction to Knot Theory (Dale Rolfsen),

U. of Calgary

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/110718-pdlsikt

July 22-23 - 2011 Prairie Discrete Math Workshop, U. of Regina

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/110722-pdmw

July 25-29 - WAVES 2011, Simon Fraser University

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/110725-w

July 25-30 - The 5th G. J. Butler Memorial Conference on Differential Equations and

Population Biology, U. of Alberta

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/110725-t5gjbmcdepb

July 25-31 - International Conference on Applied Harmonic Analysis and Multiscale Computing

and Computational Harmonic Analysis Summer School, U. of Alberta.

This is an event organized by the PIMS CRG in Applied and Computational Harmonic Analysis.

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/110725-icahamc

August 8-12 - Hyperplane arrangements and applications, UBC

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/110808-haa

August 26-28 - 2011 West Coast Algebraic Topology Summer School, University of Washington

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/110826-wcatss

Education

11 July-12 August - Alberta Summer Math Institute, U of Alberta

http://www.pims.math.ca/educational-event/110711-asmi

4 July-5 August - Emerging Aboriginal Scholars summer camp, UBC

http://www.pims.math.ca/educational-event/110705-eassc

News

On July 1, PIMS welcomes two new site directors. Nils Bruin will be joining the team at Simon

Fraser University and Peter Hoff at the University of Washington. Our thanks to Steve Ruuth

and Gunther Uhlmann for serving as directors at these two sites.

http://www.pims.math.ca/news/welcome-peter-hoff-and-nils-bruin-two-new-s...

For more information and events, visit www.pims.math.ca

PIMS wishes you a safe and happy summer!