## April

Greetings from PIMS!

Check out what’s happening around the sites…

April 2014

3 April — Computer Science Distinguished Lecture Series: Monica S. Lam at the University of British Columbia

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/140403-csdlsmsl

6 April — Bellingham Algebraic Geometry Seminar at Western Washington University, Bellingham

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/140406-bags

7 April — CRM-Fields-PIMS Prize Lecture: Niky Kamran at the University of British Columbia

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/140407-cfpplnk

7 April — PIMS Marsden Memorial Lecture: Mathieu Desbrun at the Instituto Nacional de Matematica Pura e Aplicada (IMPA), Rio de Janeiro

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/140407-pmmlmd

14 April — On an additive semi-graphoid model for statistical networks with application to pathway analysis at the University of British Columbia

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/140414-oasgmsnapa

15-16 April — PIMS Analytic RNA Combinatorics Workshop (PARC) at Simon Fraser University

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/140415-parcw

18-20 April — 2014 Alberta Number Theory Days in Banff, Alberta

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/140418-antd

19-20 April — Cascade Topology Seminar at Oregon State University

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/140419-cts

20-25 April — Women in Numbers 3 in Banff, Alberta

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/140420-wn

25 April — PIMS-CSC Distinguished Speaker Series: L. Mahadevan at Simon Fraser University

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/140425-pcdsslm

News

Arvind Gupta, former PIMS Deputy Director, has been named UBC’s 13th President.

The CAIMS/PIMS Early Career Award in Applied Mathematics for 2014 has been awarded to Geoff Wild, of the University of Western Ontario.

http://www.pims.math.ca/news/caimspims-early-career-award-applied-mathematics-geoff-wild

Registration is now open for the 11th PIMS Young Researchers Conference, June 2-4, 2014 at the University of British Columbia. For information,

visit: http://www.math.ubc.ca/~GradComm/YRC/

Susan Milner will be awarded the PIMS 2014 Education Prize at the annual Changing the Culture Conference at Simon Fraser University on May 16th, 2014.

http://www.pims.math.ca/news/susan-milner-awarded-pims-2014-education-prize