## May

Greetings from PIMS!

Here is a list of what's happening around the sites...

May 2013

2 May - PIMS Distinguished Visitor Colloquium: Frits Beukers at Simon Fraser University

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/130502-pdvcfb

2 May - PIMS Colloquium: Tom Archibald at Simon Fraser University

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/130502-pcta

2-3 May - 2013 Alberta College Mathematics Conference (ACMC) and North-South Dialogue (N-S) at the University of Calgary

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/130502-acmcnsds

3 May - West End Number Theory Seminar: Moshe Adrian at the University of Calgary

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/130503-wentsma

3-4 May - Prairie Discrete Math Workshop 2013 at Thompson Rivers University

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/130503-pdmw

3 May - Math Across Campus Colloquium: Richard Tapia at the University of Washington

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/130503-maccrt

4-5 May - The 3rd Pacific Northwest Theory Day at the University of Victoria

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/130504-t3pntd

7 May - PIMS Number Theory Seminar: Frits Beukers at Simon Fraser University

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/130507-pntsfb

7 May - PIMS Distinguished Visitor Seminar: Frits Beukers at Simon Fraser University

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/130507-pdvsfb

10 May - PIMS-UW Mathematics Colloquium: S. R. Srinivasa Varadhan at University of Washington

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/130510-pumcsrsv

11-12 May - Alberta Number Theory Days 2013 in Banff, Alberta

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/130511-antd

14 May - PIMS/Shell Lunchbox Lecture: Visual Computing Challenges and Solutions for Smart Oil/Gas Exploration & Production at Calgary Place Tower, Calgary

http://www.pims.math.ca/industrial-event/130514-vccssoep

18-19 May - Cascade Topology Seminar at Portland State University

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/130518-cts

21-24 May - 10th PIMS Young Researchers Conference in Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Alberta

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/130521-1pyrcms

23-25 May International Workshop on the Perspectives on High-dimensional Data Analysis III at the University of British Columbia

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/130523-iwpohddai

25 May - 2013 SSC Student Conference at the University of Alberta

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/130525-ssc

26-30 May - 2013 CMOS/CGU/CWRA Joint Scientific Congress at the University of Saskatchewan

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/130526-cjsc

24 May - 14 June - PIMS IGTC Mathematical Biology Summer School at the University of Alberta

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/130527-pimbss

27 May - 2013 Niven Lecture - Yann Brenier at the University of British Columbia

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/130527-nlyb

News

PIMS is pleased to announce the appointment of four new members to our Board of Directors: Samuel Gray (Chief Scientist, CGG, Calgary); Yuval Peres (Principal Researcher, Microsoft Research); John F.H. Thompson (Consultant, PetraScience Consultants Inc. and Professor, Cornell University) and Nicole Tomczak-Jaegermann (Professor of Mathematics and Canada Research Chair (Tier I) in Geometric Analysis, University of Alberta)

http://www.pims.math.ca/news/pims-welcomes-new-board-members.

The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) is currently welcoming applications for support of conferences, workshops, summer schools, Distinguished Visitors, Focus Periods, Collaborative Research Groups and related activities in the mathematical sciences

http://www.pims.math.ca/news/pims-call-proposals-activities-2014-or-later.