2014 Scientific Events

  • 7-Oct-14
  • 9-Oct-14
  • 3-Oct-14
  • 5-Oct-14

Connecting Women in Mathematics Across Canada

Banff International Research Station (BIRS), Banff

  • 25-Aug-14
  • 29-Aug-14

Exact Solvability and Symmetry Avatars

Centre de Recherches Mathématiques

  • 8-Jul-14
  • 11-Jul-14
  • 7-Jul-14
  • 1-Aug-14
  • 7-Jul-14
  • 12-Jul-14

2014 West Coast Algebraic Topology Summer School

University of British Columbia

  • 7-Jul-14

PIMS Public Lecture and French Scholars Lecture Series: Patrick Dehornoy

Set Theory: the last 50 years.   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 2-Jul-14
  • 4-Jul-14
  • 9-Jun-14
  • 13-Jun-14

String Math Conference - 2014

University of Alberta

  • 2-Jun-14
  • 4-Jun-14

11th PIMS Young Researchers Conference

University of British Columbia

  • 2-Jun-14
  • 6-Jun-14

String Math Summer School

University of British Columbia

  • 2-Jun-14
  • 27-Jun-14

2014 Summer School in Probability

University of British Columbia

  • 29-May-14
  • 31-May-14

GAP 2014: Geometry and Physics

University of British Columbia

  • 29-May-14

PIMS Public Seminar: Jim Gates

From the Adinkras of Supersymmetry to the Music of Arnold Schoenberg   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 26-May-14

2014 Niven Lecture - Bjorn Poonen

Undecidability in Number Theory   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 26-May-14
  • 31-May-14

PIMS Undergraduate Workshop on Supersymmetry

University of British Columbia

  • 26-May-14
  • 30-May-14
  • 19-May-14

UW-PIMS Mathematics Colloquium: Shige Peng

TBA   more››

University of Washington

  • 17-May-14
  • 18-May-14
  • 16-May-14

UW-PIMS Mathematics Colloquium: Victor Reiner

TBA   more››

University of Washington

  • 13-May-14

Diff. Geom, Math. Phys., PDE Seminar: Wolfgang Spitzer

Scaling of Rényi entanglement entropies of the free Fermi-gas ground state   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 13-May-14
  • 16-May-14
  • 12-May-14

Diff. Geom, Math. Phys., PDE Seminar: Sung-Jin Oh

TBA   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 10-May-14
  • 11-May-14
  • 8-May-14

UW-PIMS Mathematics Colloquium: Dan Spielman

TBA   more››

University of Washington

  • 6-May-14
  • 9-May-14

TRUe Games

Combinatorial Game Theory   more››

Thompson Rivers University

  • 3-May-14
  • 6-May-14
  • 2-May-14

UW-PIMS Mathematics Colloquium: Steffen Rohde

TBA   more››

University of Washington

  • 1-May-14
  • 2-May-14

Alberta Mathematics Dialogue

University of Alberta

  • 25-Apr-14

PIMS-CSC Distinguished Speaker Series: L. Mahadevan

Interplay Between the Discrete and Continuum in Soft Matter   more››

Simon Fraser University

  • 25-Apr-14

UW-PIMS Mathematics Colloquium: Roman Bezrukavnikov

 Characters of finite Chevalley groups and categorification   more››

University of Washington

  • 22-Apr-14

Discrete Math Seminar: David Bryant

The Geometry of Hypergraphs   more››

Simon Fraser University

  • 20-Apr-14
  • 25-Apr-14

Women in Numbers 3

Banff International Research Station (BIRS), Banff

  • 19-Apr-14
  • 20-Apr-14

Cascade Topology Seminar

Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon

  • 18-Apr-14
  • 20-Apr-14

2014 Alberta Number Theory Days

Banff International Research Station (BIRS), Banff

  • 18-Apr-14

UW-PIMS Mathematics Colloquium: Dan Shumow

From Algebraic Geometry to Politics: How Cryptography Connects Abstract Mathematics and Everyday Life   more››

University of Washington

  • 15-Apr-14

Computer Science Seminar: David Bryant

TBA   more››

University of Victoria

  • 15-Apr-14

Diff. Geom, Math. Phys., PDE Seminar: Filip Rindler

Directional oscillations, concentrations, and compensated compactness via microlocal compactness forms   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 15-Apr-14

Topology Seminar: Thomas Koberda

Anti-trees and right-angled Artin subgroups of planar braid groups   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 15-Apr-14
  • 16-Apr-14

PIMS Analytic RNA Combinatorics Workshop (PARC)

This two day workshop focuses on the combinatorial aspects of RNA secondary structure.   more››

Simon Fraser University

  • 14-Apr-14

Lethbridge Number Theory and Combinatorics Seminar: Soroosh Yazdani

Modular curves and moduli problems   more››

University of Lethbridge

  • 14-Apr-14

On an additive semi-graphoid model for statistical networks with application to pathway analysis

On an additive semi-graphoid model for statistical networks with application to pathway analysis   more››

University of Calgary

  • 11-Apr-14

CSC-PIMS Seminar: David Bryant

Next Generation Sequence Analysis Using Last Generation's Mathematics   more››

Simon Fraser University

  • 11-Apr-14

PIMS Distinguished Speakers Series: Brendan Pass

 Multi-marginal optimal transport   more››

University of Lethbridge

  • 10-Apr-14

2014 PIMS-UBC Statistics Constance Van Eeden Lecture

The Lasso: A Brief Review and a New Significance Test   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 9-Apr-14

Topology Seminar: Ryan Budney

Triangulations of 4-manifolds and a table of knots in homotopy 4-spheres   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 7-Apr-14

PIMS Marsden Memorial Lecture: Mathieu Desbrun

Geometric discretization for computational modeling   more››

Instituto Nacional de Matematica Pura e Aplicada (IMPA), Rio de Janeiro

  • 7-Apr-14

CRM-Fields-PIMS Prize Lecture: Niky Kamran

General Relativity, Differential Geometry and Differential Equations; Stories From a Successful Menage-a-trois   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 7-Apr-14

Lethbridge Number Theory and Combinatorics Seminar: James Parks

Amicable pairs and aliquot cycles on average   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 7-Apr-14

Geometry and Physics Seminar: Mathieu Huruguen

Special reductive groups over an arbitrary field   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 6-Apr-14

Bellingham Algebraic Geometry Seminar

Western Washington University, Bellingham

  • 4-Apr-14

Geometry and Physics Seminar: Xiaowei Wang

Stability and compactification of moduli   more››

University of Alberta

  • 3-Apr-14

Math Biology Seminar: John Stockie

Mathematical modelling of sap flow in maple trees   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 3-Apr-14

Computer Science Distinguished Lecture Series: Monica S. Lam

How Mobile Can Disrupt Social   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 2-Apr-14

Topology Seminar: Ian Hambleton

Finite group actions and chain complexes over the orbit category   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 2-Apr-14

Probability Seminar: Stefan Adams

Gibbs formalism for Random Permutations   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 1-Apr-14

Statistics Seminar: David Bryant

TBD   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 1-Apr-14

SCAIM Seminar: Jessica Bosch

Preconditioning for vector-valued Cahn–Hilliard equations.   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 31-Mar-14

IAM-PIMS Distinguished Colloquium: Mason Alexander Porter

Cascades and Social Influence on Networks   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 31-Mar-14

Lethbridge Number Theory and Combinatorics Seminar: Allysa Lumley

New bounds for $\psi(x; q, a)$   more››

University of Lethbridge

  • 29-Mar-14
  • 30-Mar-14

Mathematics and HIV

Operations Research and Network Modeling for HIV Treatment and Prevention   more››

Simon Fraser University

  • 28-Mar-14

PIMS/UBC Distinguished Colloquium: Linda Petzold

The Emerging Roles and Computational Challenges of Stochasticity in Biological Systems.   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 28-Mar-14

PIMS / AMI Seminar: Yi Shen

Stability of Elastic Net Estimator for Random Matrices”   more››

University of Alberta

  • 26-Mar-14

Topology Seminar: Alejandro Adem

A Classifying Space for Commutativity for Lie Groups   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 25-Mar-14

Diff. Geom, Math. Phys., PDE Seminar: Christian Sadel

Complex analytic, one-frequency cocycles   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 25-Mar-14

SCAIM Seminar: Christoph Ortner

Accelerating the Dimer Algorithm for Computing Saddle Points   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 25-Mar-14

Discrete Math Seminar: Rami Tabbara

Counting two interacting friendly walks near an attractive surface   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 24-Mar-14

Lethbridge Number Theory and Combinatorics Seminar: Ted Dobson

On Cayley Numbers   more››

University of Lethbridge

  • 24-Mar-14

Geometry and Physics Seminar: Emanuele Macri

Curves on Irreducible Holomorphic Symplectic Varieties   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 21-Mar-14

Diff. Geom, Math. Phys., PDE Seminar: Weiyong He

Complex Monge-Ampere equation on Kahler manifolds   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 21-Mar-14

PIMS / AMI Seminar: Martin Buhmann

Interpolants with Radial Basis Functions and Parameters   more››

University of Alberta

  • 21-Mar-14

Semiparametric Mixture Models and Their Applications

Semiparametric Mixture Models and Their Applications   more››

University of Calgary

  • 20-Mar-14

Math Biology Seminar: Ignacio Rozada

Getting rid of Hepatitis C for good: Modelling the effect of a test and treat strategy for HCV prevention in British Columbia.   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 19-Mar-14

Probability Seminar: Gordon Slade

Scaling limits and critical behaviour of the 4-dimensional n-component phi^4 spin model   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 19-Mar-14

Geometry and Physics Seminar: Tyler Kelly

TBA   more››

University of Alberta

  • 19-Mar-14

Topology Seminar: Benjamin Antieau

Algebraic topology and algebraic torsors   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 18-Mar-14

Discrete Math Seminar: Bruce Shepherd

Worst-case performance of online vector bin packing   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 18-Mar-14

SCAIM Seminar: Dominique Orban

The Projected Golub-Kahan Process for Constrained Linear Least-Squares Problems   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 17-Mar-14

PIMS Distinguished Lecture: Peter Zvengrowski

The Riemann zeta function: a horizontal view point   more››

University of Regina

  • 17-Mar-14

Geometry and Physics Seminar: Jun Li

Categorified Donaldson-Thomas invariants for sheaves   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 16-Mar-14

UBC-SFU Joint Graduate Student Seminar Series

Simon Fraser University, Harbour Center Campus, Vancouver

  • 15-Mar-14

Frontiers in Biophysics

Mathematical modelling of problems in cellular and molecular biology, single molecule studies and networks of interacting biomolecules.   more››

Simon Fraser University

  • 14-Mar-14

PIMS/UBC Distinguished Colloquium: Robert Guralnick

Finite Simple Groups and Applications   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 14-Mar-14

PIMS / AMI Seminar: Ming Mei

Asymptotic Behavior of Solutions to Euler-Poisson Equations for Bipolar Semiconductor Models   more››

University of Alberta

  • 13-Mar-14

UBC Number Theory Seminar: Olivier Ramaré

Prime numbers: emergence and relevance of bilinear forms decomposition   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 13-Mar-14

Computer Science Distinguished Lecture Series: Michael Kearns & Colin Camerer

Beyond Economic Rationality  Speaker #1:  Michael Kearns, University of PennsylvaniaTitle/Abstract:  TBA  Speaker #2:  Colin Camerer, CaltechTitle:  Limits on str   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 12-Mar-14

Geometry and Physics Seminar: James Lewis

A Variation of the Beilinson-Hodge Conjecture.   more››

University of Alberta

  • 12-Mar-14

Probability Seminar: Stefan Adams

Large deviations and gradient flow   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 11-Mar-14

Diff. Geom, Math. Phys., PDE Seminar: Philippe Castillon

Spectral positivity on surfaces   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 10-Mar-14

Geometry and Physics Seminar: Andrei Caldararu

The de Rham complex from the point of view of twisted derived intersections   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 10-Mar-14

IAM-PIMS Distinguished Colloquium: Michele Benzi

Complex Networks for Mathematicians   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 10-Mar-14

Lethbridge Number Theory and Combinatorics Seminar: Amir Akbary

Introduction to the ABC Conjecture   more››

University of Lethbridge

  • 10-Mar-14

PIMS-UBC Statistics Constance Van Eeden Lecture: Rob Tibshirani

The Lasso: a brief review and a new significance test.   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 7-Mar-14

PIMS Distinguished Lecture: Olivier Ramaré

A gentle stroll around the Goldbach's conjecture   more››

University of Calgary

  • 7-Mar-14

UW-PIMS Mathematics Colloquium: Neal Koblitz

A Mathematician in the World of Cybersecurity   more››

University of Washington

  • 6-Mar-14

PIMS Distinguished Lecture: Olivier Ramaré

A Comparison of Perron’s Formula and Smoothing   more››

University of Lethbridge

  • 6-Mar-14

Math Biology Seminar: Joe Yuichiro Wakano

Evolutionary branching in deme-structured populations   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 6-Mar-14

Number Theory Seminar: Sharon Frechette

Weyl group multiple Dirichlet series of type C_n   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 6-Mar-14

Computer Science Distinguished Lecture Series: David Woodruff

Sketching as a Tool for Numerical Linear Algebra   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 5-Mar-14

Topology Seminar: Samuel Taylor

Right-angled Artin subgroups of mapping class groups and Out(F)   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 5-Mar-14

Geometry and Physics Seminar: Peter Overholser

An introduction to the Gross-Siebert program (Part II)   more››

University of Alberta

  • 5-Mar-14

Probability Seminar: Gourab Ray

Hyperbolic random maps and unicellular maps   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 4-Mar-14

PIMS Distinguished Lecture: Olivier Ramaré

Log-free Zero-density Estimates (2 of 2)   more››

University of Lethbridge

  • 4-Mar-14

PIMS Distinguished Lecture: Olivier Ramaré

Log-free Zero-density Estimates (1 of 2)   more››

University of Lethbridge

  • 4-Mar-14

Diff. Geom, Math. Phys., PDE Seminar: Louis-Philippe Saumier Demers

Optimal Transport-based Model and Algorithms for Particle Image Velocimetry   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 3-Mar-14

Geometry and Physics Seminar: Jim Carrell

Surjectivity and lifting the Weyl group action to the equivariant cohomology of a Springer fibre.   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 3-Mar-14

IAM-PIMS Distinguished Colloquium: Thomas Strohmer

Phase Retrieval, Random Matrices and Convex Optimization   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 3-Mar-14

Lethbridge Number Theory and Combinatorics Seminar: Daniel Fiorilli

Nuclear Physics and Number Theory   more››

University of Lethbridge

  • 28-Feb-14
  • 1-Mar-14

The 14th Colloquiumfest

University of Saskatchewan

  • 28-Feb-14

PIMS Lethbridge Mathematics and Computer Science Colloquium: Olivier Ramaré

Extremal Problems of Large Primes in Small Intervals   more››

University of Lethbridge

  • 28-Feb-14

PIMS/UBC Distinguished Colloquium: Jaroslav Nesetril

Sparse - Dense Phenomena   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 27-Feb-14

Math Bio Seminar: Jaroslav Ispolatov

Chaos and Unpredictability in Evolution   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 26-Feb-14

Geometry and Physics Seminar: Daniel Halpern-Leistner

Instability in algebraic geometry   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 26-Feb-14

PIMS Symplectic Geometry Seminar: Hans-Christian Herbig

On the Poisson geometry of symplectic quotients.   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 26-Feb-14

Geometry and Physics Seminar: Peter Overholser

An introduction to the Gross-Siebert program (Part I).   more››

University of Alberta

  • 26-Feb-14

Topology Seminar: Kirsten Wickelgren

Towards a motivic simplicial EHP spectral sequence   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 26-Feb-14

Probability Seminar: Alain-Sol Sznitman

Large deviations and disconnection for random interlacements   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 25-Feb-14

PIMS Distinguished Lecture: Olivier Ramaré

Large Values of Dirichlet Polynomials: an Introduction   more››

University of Lethbridge

  • 25-Feb-14

SCAIM Seminar: Jodi Mead

Statistical Tests for Regularization in Ill-posed Inverse Problems.   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 25-Feb-14

Diff. Geom, Math. Phys., PDE Seminar: Catherine Searle

How to lift positive Ricci curvature   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 25-Feb-14

Discrete Math Seminar: Mike Zabrocki

Schur analogues in non-commutative symmetric functions   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 24-Feb-14

PIMS Distinguished Lecture: Olivier Ramaré

A Practical Example of Using a Bilinear Decomposition on the Moebius Function     more››

University of Lethbridge

  • 24-Feb-14

PIMS Lethbridge Number Theory and Combinatorics Seminar: Olivier Ramaré

Bilinear Forms on Prime Numbers   more››

University of Lethbridge

  • 24-Feb-14

IAM-PIMS Distinguished Colloquium: Paul K. Newton

Random Walks, Markov Chains, and Cancer Metastasis Models   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 13-Feb-14

Diff. Geom, Math. Phys., PDE Seminar: James Colliander

Big frequency cascades in the nonlinear Schrödinger evolution   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 12-Feb-14

Probability Seminar: Alexander Tomberg

Logarithmic corrections to scaling for the 4 dimensional weakly self-avoiding walk: watermelon networks   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 12-Feb-14

Topology Seminar: Hossein Namazi

Masur criterion analog for OUT(F) and applications   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 11-Feb-14

PIMS / AMI Seminar: Kaitai Li

Shape Optimization for Navier-Stokes Boundary and Dimensional Splitting Methods   more››

University of Alberta

  • 10-Feb-14

Lethbridge Number Theory and Combinatorics Seminar: Joy Morris

Automorphisms of Cayley graphs that respect partitions   more››

University of Lethbridge

  • 6-Feb-14

Math Biology Seminar: Nilima Nigam

A Mathematical Model of Bone Remodeling at the Cellular Level   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 6-Feb-14
  • 5-Feb-14

Bruhat-Tits Theory Seminar

Parhoric group schemes   more››

University of Calgary

  • 5-Feb-14

Geometry and Physics Seminar: Terry Gannon

P-curvature and modular forms   more››

University of Alberta

  • 5-Feb-14

UBC Mathematics Colloquium: Enrique Zuazua

Optimal placement of sensors and actuators for waves   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 5-Feb-14

Topology Seminar: Yoav Moriah

The Curve Complex and 3-Manifolds   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 5-Feb-14

Probability Seminar: Louis Fan

Systems of reflected diffusions with annihilations through membranes   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 4-Feb-14

Diff. Geom, Math. Phys., PDE Seminar: Enrique Zuazua

Flow control in the presence of shocks   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 3-Feb-14

Geometry and Physics Seminar: Ben Williams

The Higher Chow Groups of GLn.   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 3-Feb-14

IAM-PIMS Distinguished Colloquium: Russel Caflisch - CANCELLED

From PDEs to Information Science and Back   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 3-Feb-14

Lethbridge Number Theory and Combinatorics Seminar

Numerical Methods in p-adic Linear Algebra   more››

University of Lethbridge

  • 30-Jan-14

Math Biology Seminar: Hildur Knutsdottir & Josh Scurll

Developing a personalized, adaptive treatment strategy for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 30-Jan-14

Discrete Math Seminar: Bruce Sheperd

Designing a Network for Uncertain Demand.   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 29-Jan-14

Topology Seminar: Ben Williams

Period & Index in Locally Ringed Topoi II   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 29-Jan-14

Geometry and Physics Seminar: Sara Filippini

Type equations and tropical curves   more››

University of Alberta

  • 28-Jan-14

SCAIM Seminar: Sherry Li

Towards an optimal-order approximate sparse factorization exploiting data-sparseness in separators   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 28-Jan-14

Diff. Geom, Math. Phys., PDE Seminar: Juan Davila

Entire stable solutions of a 4rth order elliptic equation and a monotonicity formula   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 27-Jan-14

Geometry and Physics Seminar: Ed Richmond

The fibre bundle structure of smooth and rationally smooth Schubert varieties   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 27-Jan-14

Lethbridge Number Theory and Combinatorics Seminar: Mohammadreza Jooyandeh

Recursive Algorithms for Generation of Planar Graphs   more››

University of Lethbridge

  • 23-Jan-14

Math Biology Seminar: Carlos Castillo Chavez

Behavior, Dispersal and Epidemics: A Challenging Frontier   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 22-Jan-14

Topology Seminar: Ben Williams

Period & Index in Locally Ringed Topoi   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 22-Jan-14

Geometry and Physics Seminar: Daniel Robbins

Constraining higher derivative corrections with T-duality   more››

University of Alberta

  • 21-Jan-14

SCAIM Seminar: Peter Fox

University of British Columbia

  • 21-Jan-14

Diff. Geom, Math. Phys., PDE Seminar: Hassan Jaber

Hardy-Sobolev equations and related inequalities on compact Riemannian manifolds   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 16-Jan-14

Math Biology Seminar: Caroline Colijn

Pathogen phylogenies reveal ecological competition   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 15-Jan-14

2014 Math Institutes Open House

2014 Mathematical Institutes Open House – Celebrating the Conclusion of MPE2013   more››

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  • 14-Jan-14

SCAIM Seminar: Lars Ruthotto

On Programming Languages for Scientific Computing   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 14-Jan-14

Probability Seminar: Mykhaylo Shkolnikov

Large deviations for diffusions interacting through their ranks   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 13-Jan-14

UW-PIMS Mathematics Colloquium: Bianca Viray

The local to global principle for rational points   more››

University of Washington

  • 13-Jan-14

Geometry and Physics Seminar: Jose Gonzalez

Topics on algebraic cobordism   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 10-Jan-14

Geometry and Physics Seminar: Ugo Bruzzo

Framed sheaves on root stacks and gauge theory on ALE spaces   more››

University of Alberta

  • 10-Jan-14

UW-PIMS Mathematics Colloquium: Wei Ho

Arithmetic invariant theory and applications   more››

University of Washington

  • 10-Jan-14

PIMS-CSC Distinguished Speaker Series: David Levermore

Hierarchies in Simulation-Based Science and Engineering   more››

Simon Fraser University

  • 10-Jan-14
  • 11-Jan-14

Applied Math Workshop

Analysis of Partial Differential Equations and Related Models   more››

Simon Fraser University

  • 9-Jan-14

PIMS/UVic Lecture: Michael Tsatsomeros

The Envelope of a Matrix   more››

University of Victoria