## PIMS Connection February 2012

Greetings from PIMS, we have a few busy months ahead!

Here are some highlights.

Coming events

3 – 4 February – 11th Colloquiumfest at U Saskatchewan

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/120203-ec

17 February - PIMS/UBC Distinguished Colloquium: Emmanuel Candes

(Stanford University) at UBC. 'Exact Phase Retrieval via Convex Programming'

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/120217-pdlecsu

22-24 February - Monte Carlo Methods for Quantitative Finance in

Vancouver - PIMS Industrial Short Course.

Register today,

http://www.pims.math.ca/industrial-event/120222-mcmqfpisc

5 March - IAM-PIMS-MITACS Distinguished Colloquium: Andy Woods at UBC

'Modelling Carbon Sequestration Processes'

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/120305-ipmdcaw

30 March - PIMS Public Lecture: Kenneth M. Golden 'Mathematics and the

melting polar ice caps' at UBC

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/120330-pplkmgmpic

4 April - CRM Fields PIMS Prize Lecture: Prof. Stevo Todorcevic

(University of Toronto) at UBC

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/120404-cfpplpstt

19 April - PIMS Public Lecture - Robert J Lang 'From Flapping Birds to

Space Telescopes: The Modern Science of Origami' at UBC

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/120419-pplrjlmso

Coming up in Summer 2012

29 May – June 1 - Connections Between Algebra and Geometry at U Regina

http://www.ndsu.edu/pubweb/~ssatherw/Regina2012/

22 – 27 June - Canadian Number Theory Association XII Meeting (CNTA XII)

at U Lethbridge

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/120617-cntaxmx

24 – 29 June - PIMS-Mprime Summer School in Probability 2012 at UBC

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/120604-pmssp-0

2-27 July - PIMS-SFU Summer School for Undergraduates in Algebraic Graph

Theory at SFU.

Applications are now being accepted

http://www.sfu.ca/~mdevos/summerschool2012/Introduction.html

Stay tuned for many more summer events for 2012...

News

We are now accepting nominations for the 2012 PIMS Education Prize

http://www.pims.math.ca/pims-glance/prizes-awards