## October

Greetings from PIMS!

As we shift into the cooler fall weather PIMS revs up for some exciting events; here's what's happening this month around the sites.

October 2012

1 October - Algebraic Geometry Seminar: Mathieu Huruguen at the University of British Columbia

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/121001-agsmh

2 October - Diff. Geom, Math. Phys., PDE Seminar: Jun Kitagawa at the University of British Columbia

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/121002-dgmppsjk

5 October - UW-PIMS Mathematics Colloquium: Matthew Kahle at the University of Washington

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/121005-upmcmk

6 October - West Coast Optimization Meeting at the University of British Columbia

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/121006-wcom

10 October - Alan Turing Celebration Lecture: Les Valiant at the University of Victoria

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/121010-atcllv

11 October - Computer Science Distinguished Lecture Series: Tom Ball at the University of British Columbia

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/121011-csdlstb

12-14 October - IGTC in Mathematical Biology Annual Summit at the Naramata Centre, Naramata, BC

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/121012-imbas

15 October - Algebraic Geometry Seminar: Colleen Robles at the University of British Columbia

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/121015-agscr

25-29 October - The 2012 Canadian Undergraduate Physics Conference at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Vancouver

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/121025-tcupc

25 October - PIMS Distinguished Speaker: Bryan L. Shader at the University of Victoria

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/121025-pdsbls

26 October - PIMS/UBC Distinguished Colloquium: Marianna Csornyei (U.Chicago) at the University of British Columbia. Details to come!

27 October - Pacific Northwest Numerical Analysis Seminar 2012 at Boise State University

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/121027-pnnas

29 October - Algebraic Geometry Seminar: Jesse Wolfson at the University of British Columbia

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/121029-agsjw

News

Math on the Move (MOTM) has been more ambitious in 2012 than ever before! The initiative (based in Regina Saskatchewan) visited seven schools in five school districts and delivered inquiry-based mathematics activities to 157 students. Visit http://www.pims.math.ca/news/math-move-motm-2012 for the full story!

-PIMS