Greetings from PIMS!
Here's what's happening this month around the sites
November 1 - 2012 Hugh C. Morris Lecture: Henri Darmon (McGill) at the University of Calgary
November 2-3 - Interdisciplinary aspects of the Riemann zeta function (featuring Sir Michael Berry Melville Wills Professor of Physics (Emeritus), University of Bristol, England) at Simon Fraser University
November 5 - Algebraic Geometry Seminar: Amnon Yekutieli at the University of British Columbia
November 8 - PIMS IGTC: 2012 Symposium on Immune Cell Modeling at the University of British Columbia
November 8 - Computer Science Distinguished Lecture Series: Judeah Pearl at the University of British Columbia
November 10 - Bellingham Algebraic Geometry Seminar at the University of Washington
November 15 - Computer Science Distinguished Lecture Series: Jan Vondrak at the University of British Columbi
November 17 - Combinatorial Potlatch 2012 at Simon Fraser University (featuring Ron Graham, University of California, San Diego)
November 21 - Probability Seminar: Geoffrey Grimmett at the University of British Columbia
Alejandro Adem has been appointed to a second five-year term as Director of the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS), beginning July 1, 2013. For more info, visit
PIMS Postdoctoral Fellowships 2013 - 2014: Call for Nominations. For further information and application procedures, visit:
PIMS BC Education Coordinator, Melania Alvarez comments to the Georgia Strait on the math education crisis in BC:
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