## PIMS Connection October 2011

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

Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences.

Greetings from PIMS,

Later this month, PIMS brings you the launch of mathtube.org our new multimedia

resource. Mathtube.org features videos, slides and notes from world-class

speakers on a variety of topics in the mathematical sciences. Stay tuned for

the launch of mathtube.org

Coming events:

7 Oct - PIMS/AMI Seminar: Dr. Michael S. Siegel (New Jersey Institute of Technology)

at University of Alberta

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/111007-psdmssjit

13 Oct - PIMS/VanBug: 'Haploid Assembly of Diploid Genomes' at the

Greater Vancouver Regional District

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/111013-p

14 Oct - UW-PIMS Mathematics Colloquium: Joel Spencer 'Two needles in

exponential haystacks' at the University of Washington

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/111014-upmcjs

14 Oct - Pacific Northwest Statistics Seminar at the University of Victoria

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/111014-pnss

15 Oct - Pacific Northwest Probability Seminar at the University of Washington

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/111015-pnps

20-22 Oct - GEOMED 2011 at the University of Victoria

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/111020-g

30 Oct - 4 Nov - 'Workshop on Cycles on Modular Varieties' in Banff, AB. This

is an activity of the PIMS CRG in L-Functions and Number Theory.

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/111030-wcomv-0

7 Nov - Hugh C. Morris Lecture, George Papanicolaou (Stanford University)

'Uncertainty quantification and systemic risk' at the University of British

Columbia, Vancouver

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/111107-hcmlgp

News:

Our Fall newsletter is now online:

http://www.pims.math.ca/resources/publications/pims-newsletter

Last November PIMS co-sponsored a Workshop on Mathematical Challenges for

Sustainability. See the final report at

http://dimacs.rutgers.edu/SustainabilityReport/SustainabilityReport_Fina...

Education:

6 Oct - PIMS/UBC Math Department Grad Student/Postdoc Job Forum at UBC, Vancouver.

http://www.pims.math.ca/educational-event/111006-pmdgsjf

13 Oct - Math Mania at Lochside Elementary School, Saanich BC.

http://www.pims.math.ca/educational-event/111013-mm

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