PIMS Connection September 2011

The PIMS Connection - the monthly bulletin keeping you connected with the
Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences.

Greetings from PIMS,

Welcome back everyone!

Reminder - Call for proposals, deadline is October 1.
http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific/call-proposals

Coming events:

23 September - PIMS/UBC Distinguished Colloquium: Jean-Michel Bismut
(U. Paris-Sud, Orsay) at UBC, `The hypoelliptic Laplacian'
http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/110923-pdcjmbpso

1 October - 24th Annual Pacific Northwest Numerical Analysis Seminar at
Vancouver Island University, Nanaimo BC.
http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/111001-pnnas

1 October - West Coast Optimization Meeting (WCOM) at UBC Okanagan.
http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/111001-wcom

14 October - Pacific Northwest Statistics Seminar at University of Victoria.
http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/111014-pnss

4 November - PIMS/UBC Distinguished Colloquium: Dusa McDuff (Barnard College
and Stony Brook) at UBC
http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/111104-pdcdmcsb

7 November - Hugh C. Morris Lecture: George Papanicolaou (Stanford),
`Uncertainty quantification and Systemic Risk', at UBC
http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/111107-hcmlgp

News:

The BC government has announced that PIMS will be receiving legacy funding from
their recently concluded Year of Science in BC. Only Science World and PIMS
were singled out for this special funding. The funding ($100,000) will be
focused on our First Nations/Aboriginal Program throughout the Province.
Please see:
http://www2.news.gov.bc.ca/news_releases_2009-2013/2011JTI0081-000816.ht...

Coming soon... mathtube.org.

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