PIMS Connection February 2012
Greetings from PIMS, we have a few busy months ahead!
Here are some highlights.
3 – 4 February – 11th Colloquiumfest at U Saskatchewan
17 February - PIMS/UBC Distinguished Colloquium: Emmanuel Candes
(Stanford University) at UBC. 'Exact Phase Retrieval via Convex Programming'
22-24 February - Monte Carlo Methods for Quantitative Finance in
Vancouver - PIMS Industrial Short Course.
5 March - IAM-PIMS-MITACS Distinguished Colloquium: Andy Woods at UBC
'Modelling Carbon Sequestration Processes'
30 March - PIMS Public Lecture: Kenneth M. Golden 'Mathematics and the
melting polar ice caps' at UBC
4 April - CRM Fields PIMS Prize Lecture: Prof. Stevo Todorcevic
(University of Toronto) at UBC
19 April - PIMS Public Lecture - Robert J Lang 'From Flapping Birds to
Space Telescopes: The Modern Science of Origami' at UBC
Coming up in Summer 2012
29 May – June 1 - Connections Between Algebra and Geometry at U Regina
22 – 27 June - Canadian Number Theory Association XII Meeting (CNTA XII)
at U Lethbridge
24 – 29 June - PIMS-Mprime Summer School in Probability 2012 at UBC
2-27 July - PIMS-SFU Summer School for Undergraduates in Algebraic Graph
Theory at SFU.
Applications are now being accepted
Stay tuned for many more summer events for 2012...
We are now accepting nominations for the 2012 PIMS Education Prize