PIMS Connection December 2011

Greetings from PIMS,

Thank you to all who responded to last month's survey. This month we
wish you all a very happy and safe holiday period ~ From all of us at PIMS

Coming events

8 December - West End Number Theory Seminar: David Roe
'The local langlands correspondence for tamely ramified groups' at the
University of Calgary.
http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/111208-wentsdr

8 December - PIMS/VanBug Seminar at the Gordon and Leslie Diamond Family
Theatre, BC Cancer Research Centre in Vancouver, BC. Featured speaker:
Francois Major (Université de Montréal)
'Simulating and Predicting the MicroTargetome.' http://vanbug.org/
http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/111208-ps

10 January 2012 - Discrete Math Seminar: James King
'Generating k-Facets by Induction on the Dimension' at Simon Fraser
University
http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/120110-dmsjk

30 January 2012 - PIMS/CSC Distinguished Speaker Series: Nigel
Goldenfeld (University of Illinois)
'What does the genetic code tell us about early life?' at Simon Fraser
University.
http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/120130-pdssngui

22-24 February 2012 - Monte Carlo Methods for Quantitative Finance -
PIMS Industrial Short Course, Register Today,
http://www.pims.math.ca/industrial-event/120222-mcmqfpisc

New to mathtube.org

George Papanicolaou (Stanford University) delivers the inaugural Hugh C
Morris Lecture.
'Uncertainty Quantification and Systemic Risk'

http://www.mathtube.org/lecture/video/hugh-c-morris-lecture-george-papan...

Dusa McDuff (Barnard College), PIMS/UBC Distinguished lecture series
'Embedding questions in symplectic geometry'

http://www.mathtube.org/lecture/video/embedding-questions-symplectic-geo...

Ram Murty delivers 3 lectures as part of the 'Workshop on Analytic
Aspects of L-functions and Applications to Number Theory', CRG event.
http://www.mathtube.org/lecture/video/introduction-artin-l-series-1-3

Happy Holidays everyone!