## November

Greetings from PIMS!

Here is what’s happening around the sites…

November 2013

1 November - Hugh C. Morris Lecture: Philip Holmes (Princeton University) at the University of British Columbia http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/131101-hcmlphu

1 November - Bruhat-Tits Seminar: Lior Silberman at the University of Calgary http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/131101-btsls

1 November - PIMS / AMI Seminar: Francois Gay-Balmaz at the University of Alberta http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/131101-pasfgb

2-3 November - Cascade Topology Seminar at the University of Washington http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/131102-cts

4 November - Geometry and Physics Seminar: Paul Johnson at the University of British Columbia http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/131104-gpspj

4 November - Lethbridge Number Theory and Combinatorics Seminar: Soroosh Yazdani at the University of Lethbridge http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/131104-lntcssy

5 November - SCAIM Seminar: Emily Walsh at the University of British Columbia http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/131105-ssew

6 November - Geometry and Physics Seminar: Alan Thompson at the University of Alberta http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/131106-gpsat

8-10 November - International Graduate Training Centre in Mathematical Biology Summit in Banff, Alberta http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/131108-igtcmbs

12 November - Discrete Math Seminar: Karen Yeats at Simon Fraser University http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/131112-dmsky

18 November - Geometry and Physics Seminar: Dragos Oprea at the University of British Columbia http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/131118-gpsdo

18-22 November - Thematic Program on Calabi-Yau Varieties: Arithmetic, Geometry and Physics at the Fields Institute http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/131118-tpcyvagp

21 November - Computer Science Distinguished Lecture Series: Vincent Hayward at the University of British Columbia http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/131121-csdlsvh

23 November - Combinatorial Potlatch at the University of Victoria http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/131123-cp

25 November - IAM-PIMS Distinguished Colloquium: György Szabó at the University of British Columbia http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/131125-ipdcgs

News

A Taste of Pi Helps Mathematical Whiz Kids Discover New Passions at SFU - BC schools and students thank PIMS for a Taste of Pi http://www.pims.math.ca/news/taste-pi-helps-mathematical-whiz-kids-disco....

PIMS Chats with… Ivar Ekeland: Ekeland was the Canada Research Chair in Mathematical Economics at the University of British Columbia from 2003 to 2011. During his career, he has served as the President of Université Paris-Dauphine, Director of the research centres CEREMADE and Institute Finance-Dauphine as well as Director of PIMS from 2003 to 2008… http://www.pims.math.ca/news/pims-chats-ivar-ekeland.

PIMS Newsletter Vol. 16 Iss 2, October 2013 now available! http://www.pims.math.ca/files/PIMS_Fall_2013_Newsletter.pdf

Hands-on math, science draws Aboriginal students (SFU Media Release) – SFU rolled out a series of hands-on, math-and science-related activities when 100 Aboriginal students from Grades 9-11 and their teachers visit the Burnaby campus http://www.pims.math.ca/news/hands-math-science-draws-aboriginal-student....

PIMS invites nominations of outstanding young researchers in the mathematical sciences for Postdoctoral Fellowships for the year 2014-2015. The deadline for nominations/applications is December 1, 2013. http://www.pims.math.ca/essential-information/opportunities

Here is what’s happening around the sites…

November 2013

1 November - Hugh C. Morris Lecture: Philip Holmes (Princeton University) at the University of British Columbia http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/131101-hcmlphu

1 November - Bruhat-Tits Seminar: Lior Silberman at the University of Calgary http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/131101-btsls

1 November - PIMS / AMI Seminar: Francois Gay-Balmaz at the University of Alberta http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/131101-pasfgb

2-3 November - Cascade Topology Seminar at the University of Washington http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/131102-cts

4 November - Geometry and Physics Seminar: Paul Johnson at the University of British Columbia http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/131104-gpspj

4 November - Lethbridge Number Theory and Combinatorics Seminar: Soroosh Yazdani at the University of Lethbridge http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/131104-lntcssy

5 November - SCAIM Seminar: Emily Walsh at the University of British Columbia http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/131105-ssew

6 November - Geometry and Physics Seminar: Alan Thompson at the University of Alberta http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/131106-gpsat

8-10 November - International Graduate Training Centre in Mathematical Biology Summit in Banff, Alberta http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/131108-igtcmbs

12 November - Discrete Math Seminar: Karen Yeats at Simon Fraser University http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/131112-dmsky

18 November - Geometry and Physics Seminar: Dragos Oprea at the University of British Columbia http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/131118-gpsdo

18-22 November - Thematic Program on Calabi-Yau Varieties: Arithmetic, Geometry and Physics at the Fields Institute http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/131118-tpcyvagp

21 November - Computer Science Distinguished Lecture Series: Vincent Hayward at the University of British Columbia http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/131121-csdlsvh

23 November - Combinatorial Potlatch at the University of Victoria http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/131123-cp

25 November - IAM-PIMS Distinguished Colloquium: György Szabó at the University of British Columbia http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/131125-ipdcgs

News

A Taste of Pi Helps Mathematical Whiz Kids Discover New Passions at SFU - BC schools and students thank PIMS for a Taste of Pi http://www.pims.math.ca/news/taste-pi-helps-mathematical-whiz-kids-disco....

PIMS Chats with… Ivar Ekeland: Ekeland was the Canada Research Chair in Mathematical Economics at the University of British Columbia from 2003 to 2011. During his career, he has served as the President of Université Paris-Dauphine, Director of the research centres CEREMADE and Institute Finance-Dauphine as well as Director of PIMS from 2003 to 2008… http://www.pims.math.ca/news/pims-chats-ivar-ekeland.

PIMS Newsletter Vol. 16 Iss 2, October 2013 now available! http://www.pims.math.ca/files/PIMS_Fall_2013_Newsletter.pdf

Hands-on math, science draws Aboriginal students (SFU Media Release) – SFU rolled out a series of hands-on, math-and science-related activities when 100 Aboriginal students from Grades 9-11 and their teachers visit the Burnaby campus http://www.pims.math.ca/news/hands-math-science-draws-aboriginal-student....

PIMS invites nominations of outstanding young researchers in the mathematical sciences for Postdoctoral Fellowships for the year 2014-2015. The deadline for nominations/applications is December 1, 2013. http://www.pims.math.ca/essential-information/opportunities