PIMS 2021 and Future Scientific Events

  • 13-Jan-21
  • 14-Jan-21

PIMS-UVic Discrete Math Seminar: Sophie Spirkl

The Erdos-Hajnal conjecture for the five-cycle   more››

Online

  • 20-Jan-21

PIMS- SFU Discrete Math Seminar:Peter Bradshaw

Flexible list colorings in graphs of bounded degree   more››

Online

  • 21-Jan-21

PIMS 25th Anniversary Network-Wide Colloquia: Ingrid Daubechies (CANCELLED)

Discovering low-dimensional manifolds in high-dimensional data sets   more››

Online

  • 21-Jan-21

Pacific Dynamics Seminar: Paul Apisa & Alex Wright

Large orbit closures of translation surfaces are strata or loci of double covers   more››

Online

  • 22-Jan-21

University of Saskatchewan: The quanTA CRG Seminar (Online)

Combinatorial structures in perturbative quantum field theory   more››

Online

  • 22-Jan-21

UBC/ PIMS Mathematical Sciences Young Faculty Award Colloquium: Liam Watson

What is Khovanov homology, and when is it boring?   more››

Online

  • 27-Jan-21

PIMS- SFU Discrete Math Seminar: Ambat Vijayakumar

Distance spectrum of graphs - some recent studies   more››

Online

  • 28-Jan-21

PIMS- U of Lethbridge Number Theory and Combinatorics Seminar: Micah Milinovich

Irregularities of Dirichlet L-functions and a Chebyshev-type bias for zeros   more››

Online

  • 28-Jan-21

Pacific Dynamics Seminar: Paul Apisa & Alex Wright

Five-lecture series: Large orbit closures of translation surfaces are strata or loci of double covers   more››

Online

  • 28-Jan-21
  • 29-Jan-21
  • 30-Jan-21

PIHOT CRG Kickoff Event

This event is a kickoff meeting for the PIHOT Collaborative Research Group. The event will take place via zoom. Please join the mailing list for   more››

Online

  • 1-Feb-21

PIMS- U of Lethbridge Number Theory and Combinatorics Seminar: Quanli Shen

The first moment of quadratic twists of modular L-functions   more››

Online

  • 3-Feb-21

The PIMS Postdoctoral Fellow Seminar: Debanjana Kundu

Iwasawa Theory of (Fine) Selmer Groups   more››

Online

  • 4-Feb-21

PIMS-UVic Discrete Math Seminar: Shoham Letzter

An improvement on Łuczak's connected matchings method [video]   more››

Online

  • 4-Feb-21

Pacific Dynamics Seminar: Paul Apisa & Alex Wright

Five-lecture series: Large orbit closures of translation surfaces are strata or loci of double covers   more››

Online

  • 5-Feb-21

PIMS-UW Colloquium: Shayan Oveis Gharan

Strongly Rayleigh Distributions and a (slightly) Improved Approximation algorithm for Metric TSP   more››

Online

  • 8-Feb-21

UBC Algebraic Geometry Seminar: Yu-Wei Fan

Stokes matrices, character varieties, and points on spheres   more››

Online

  • 9-Feb-21

UBC Discrete Math Seminar: Peter McNamara

From Dyck paths to standard Young tableaux   more››

Online

  • 10-Feb-21

UBC Mathematical Biology Seminar: John Lowengrub

Multiscale modeling of tissues: Bridging the cell and tissue scales   more››

Online

  • 10-Feb-21

UBC Probability Seminar: Zongchen Chen

Optimal Mixing of Glauber Dynamics: Entropy Factorization via High-Dimensional Expansion   more››

Online

  • 11-Feb-21

PIMS-UVic Discrete Math Seminar: Annie Raymond

Graph Density Inequalities, Sums of Squares and Tropicalization [video]   more››

Online

  • 11-Feb-21

Pacific Dynamics Seminar: Paul Apisa & Alex Wright

Five-lecture series: Large orbit closures of translation surfaces are strata or loci of double covers   more››

Online

  • 11-Feb-21

UBC Math Department Colloquium: Helen Jenne

UBC Science Early Career Invited Lecture: Dimers, double-dimers, and the PT/DT correspondence   more››

Online

  • 11-Feb-21

PIMS 25th Anniversary Network-Wide Colloquium: Ben Green

New lower bounds for van der Waerden numbers [video]   more››

Online

  • 18-Feb-21

Pacific Dynamics Seminar: Paul Apisa & Alex Wright

Five-lecture series: Large orbit closures of translation surfaces are strata or loci of double covers   more››

Online

  • 24-Feb-21

The PIMS Postdoctoral Fellow Seminar: Andrew Schopieray

Fusion rings and their categorifications [Video]   more››

Online

  • 24-Feb-21

PIMS-SFU Discrete Math Seminar: Harmony Zhan

Arc-reversal quantum walks   more››

Online

  • 25-Feb-21

Kantorovich Initiative seminar: Aaron Palmer

Stochastic Optimal Transport, Control Theory, and PDEs   more››

Online

  • 25-Feb-21

PIMS-UVic Discrete Math Seminar: Nancy Clarke

Surrounding Cops and Robber   more››

Online

  • 25-Feb-21

PHIOT CRG Seminar: Aaron Palmer

Stochastic Optimal Transport, Control Theory, and PDEs   more››

Online

  • 2-Mar-21

PIMS - SFU Discrete Math Seminar: Nancy Ann Neudauer

Being Together and Better: Building, Belonging, and Giving Back to Mathematical Communities   more››

Online

  • 4-Mar-21

PIMS-UNBC Distinguished Colloquium: James Watmough

Case importation and community spread: post-pandemic control of the spread of sARS-CoV-2 in low density populations.   more››

Online

  • 4-Mar-21

PIMS-UVic Discrete Math Seminar: Anthony Quas

Local Area Random Graphs   more››

Online

  • 8-Mar-21

PIMS- UAlberta Math Biology Seminar: Chris Bauch and Madhur Anand

Human-environmentsystems modelling for sustainable outcomes: from forestpests to COVID-19   more››

Online

  • 10-Mar-21

PIMS - SFU Discrete Math Seminar: Zeying Wang

Partial difference sets in abelian groups   more››

Online

  • 11-Mar-21

PIMS-UVic Discrete Math Seminar: Liana Yepremyan

Size-Ramsey numbers of powers of hypergraph trees and long subdivisions [video]   more››

Online

  • 11-Mar-21

Pacific Dynamics Seminar: Anush Tserunyan

Ergodic theorems along trees [video]   more››

Online

  • 11-Mar-21

PIMS 25th Anniversary Network-Wide Colloquium: Lauren Williams

From hopping particles to Macdonald and Schubert polynomials [Video]   more››

Online

  • 17-Mar-21

The PIMS Postdoctoral Fellow Seminar: Peter Kristel

The geometry of the spinning string [video]   more››

Online

  • 17-Mar-21

University of Saskatchewan: The quanTA CRG Seminar

Crystallography of hyperbolic lattices: from children's drawings to Fuchsian groups [video]   more››

Online

  • 18-Mar-21

PIMS - UCalgary Math and Philosophy Lecture: Patricia Blanchette

Geometry, Logic, and Philosophy: The Case of the Parallels Postulate [video]   more››

Online

  • 18-Mar-21

PIMS - UVictoria Math Colloquium: Piers Bursill-Hall

So where exactly did algebra come from? Hint: they didn't tell you the truth.   more››

Online

  • 19-Mar-21

PIMS-UBC Rising Star Colloquium: Connor Mooney

PIMS-UBC Rising Star Colloquium: Singularity structures in solutions to the Monge-Ampere equation   more››

Online

  • 24-Mar-21

PIMS - SFU Discrete Math Seminar: Daniel Panario

Finite fields in combinatorial arrays: constructions and applications   more››

Online

  • 25-Mar-21

PIMS - USaskatchewan Applied Math Seminar: Ákos Nagy

Novel solutions in Ginzburg–Landau theory   more››

Online

  • 25-Mar-21

PIMS - UVic Math Colloquium: Clemency Montelle

Exploring the History of Mathematics in India   more››

Online

  • 25-Mar-21

PHIOT CRG Seminar: Giovanni Conforti

Searching for the most likely evolution   more››

None

  • 26-Mar-21

PIMS - UBC Distinguished Colloquium: Ciprian Manolescu

Khovanov homology and 4-manifolds   more››

Online

  • 31-Mar-21

PIMS - SFU Discrete Math Seminar: ‪Tomáš Masařík‬

Optimal discretization is fixed-parameter tractable   more››

Online

  • 1-Apr-21

PIMS Network Courses Guest Lecture: Nati Linial

A taste of random simplicial complexes   more››

Online

  • 7-Apr-21

The PIMS Postdoctoral Fellow Seminar: Sajad Fathi Hafshejani

The non-monotone technique for optimization algorithms.   more››

Online

  • 7-Apr-21

PIMS 25th Anniversary Network-Wide Colloquium: John Baez

The Answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe and Everything [video]   more››

Online

  • 13-Apr-21

PIMS - UVic Math Colloquium: Mark Lewis

Challenges and Opportunities in Mathematical Biology   more››

Online

  • 14-Apr-21

UBC Mathematical Biology Seminar: Laurent MacKay

Feedback onto cellular polarization from paxillin implicaions for migrating cells [video]   more››

Online

  • 14-Apr-21

University of Saskatchewan: The quanTA CRG Seminar

Random walks and graphs in materials, biology, and quantum information science [video]   more››

Online

  • 14-Apr-21

PIMS - SFU Discrete Math Seminar: Carolyn Chun

Graphs and binary matroids whose odd circuits all have size three or five   more››

Online

  • 15-Apr-21

PIMS-UNBC Distinguished Lecture: Nilima Nigam

Why should we care about Steklov eigenproblems?   more››

Online

  • 21-Apr-21

UBC/ PIMS Mathematical Sciences Young Faculty Award Colloquium: Elina Robeva

Density estimation under total positivity and conditional independence [video]   more››

Online

  • 21-Apr-21

UBC Mathematical Biology Seminar: Kenji Sugioka

Extrinsic and intrinsic controls of cortical flow regulate C. elegans embryogenesis [video]   more››

Online

  • 28-Apr-21

UBC Mathematical Biology Seminar: Calina Copos

Cell symmetry breaking for movement through a mechanochemical mechanism [video]   more››

Online

  • 28-Apr-21

The PIMS Postdoctoral Fellow Seminar: Eric Jones

Stochasticity in an ecological model of the microbiome influences the efficacy of simulated bacteriotherapies [video   more››

Online

  • 29-Apr-21

Pacific Dynamics Seminar: James Farre

Conjugating flows on the moduli of hyperbolic and flat surfaces [video]   more››

Online

  • 4-May-21

PIMS - URegina Distinguished Lecture: Adrian Ioana

Classification and rigidity for group von Neumann algebras [video]   more››

Online

  • 5-May-21

UBC Mathematical Biology Seminar: Jun Allard

Optimal curvature in long-range cell-cell communication [video]   more››

Online

  • 6-May-21

PIHOT CRG Seminar: Guillaume Carlier

Remarks on multi-marginals entropic optimal transport and Sinkhorn algorithm [video]   more››

Online

  • 6-May-21

Pacific Dynamics Seminar: Aaron Calderon

Random hyperbolic surfaces via flat geometry [video]   more››

Online

  • 12-May-21
  • 15-May-21

Women in Mathematics Day: Movie & Panel Discussion- Picture a Scientist

On May 12, 2021 (a day in honour of women in mathematics), PIMS will offer a virtual screening of the acclaimed film Picture a Scientist. This will be followed by a panel discussion on May 14, 2021. See below for details or   more››

Online

  • 13-May-21

Pacific Dynamics Seminar: Michael Lipnowski

Towards optimal spectral gaps in large genus [video]   more››

Online

  • 19-May-21

UBC Mathematical Biology Seminar: Christopher Miles

Stochastic Organization in the Mitotic Spindle [video]   more››

Online

  • 19-May-21

The PIMS Postdoctoral Fellow Seminar: Chandra Rajulapati (Online)

Data accuracy for risk management in changing climate.   more››

Online

  • 19-May-21

PIMS - SFU Discrete Math Seminar: Joy Morris

Lexicographic Products and Wreath Products   more››

Online

  • 20-May-21

Pacific Dynamics Seminar: Ryokichi Tanaka

The Manhattan Curve and Rough Similarity Rigidity [video]   more››

Online

  • 26-May-21

PIMS - UBC Mathematical Biology Seminar: Naba Mukhtar

Simulating Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition in Cell Sheets   more››

Online

  • 27-May-21

Pacific Dynamics Seminar: Didac Martinez Granado

The extremal length systole of the Bolza surface [video]   more››

Online

  • 29-May-21
  • 30-May-21
  • 1-Jun-21

2021 Niven Lecture - Cheryl E Praeger

Mathematics of Shuffling   more››

Online

  • 2-Jun-21

PIMS - SFU Discrete Math Seminar: Xiang-dong Hou

On the Number of Equivalence Classes of Boolean Functions   more››

Online

  • 2-Jun-21

PIMS - UBC Math Biology Seminar: Jude Kong

The impact of social, economic, environmental factors and public health measures on the dynamics of COVID-19 [   more››

Online

  • 8-Jun-21

PIMS - SFU Discrete Math Seminar: Fan Chung (Round the World Relay in Combinatorics)

Trees and Forests in Green's Functions of a Graph     more››

Online

  • 16-Jun-21

PIMS - SFU Discrete Math Seminar: Akbar Rafiey

Fast and Private Submodular and k-Submodular Functions Maximization with Matroid Constraints   more››

Online

  • 20-Jun-21
  • 25-Jun-21

Entropic Regularization of Optimal Transport and Applications

The Banff International Research Station will host the "Entropic Regularization of Optimal Transport and Applications" workshop in Banff from June 20 to June 25, 2021.   more››

Online

  • 21-Jun-21

Narrowing the Gap: Addressing Mathematical Inequity in Indigenous Education

Narrowing the Gap: Addressing Mathematical Inequity in Indigenous Education   more››

Online

  • 23-Jun-21

PIMS - SFU Discrete Math Seminar: Rebecca Patrias

Webs and Tableau Promotion   more››

Online

  • 23-Jun-21

Navigation through Flexibility of Cognitive Representations

Navigation through Flexibility of Cognitive Representations   more››

Online

  • 28-Jun-21
  • 29-Jun-21
  • 30-Jun-21

PIMS - SFU Discrete Math Seminar: Haggai Liu

Enumerative Properties of Cogrowth Series on Free products of Finite Groups   more››

Online

  • 30-Jun-21

UBC Math Biology Seminar: Stephen Zhang

Dynamical inference for biological processes through the lens of optimal transport [video]   more››

Online

  • 7-Jul-21

PIMS - SFU Discrete Math Seminar: Christin Bibby

Combinatorics of Orbit Configuration Spaces   more››

Online

  • 7-Jul-21

UBC Math biology Seminar: Alastair Jamieson-Lane

Epidemic arrivals and Antibiotic Calenders [video]   more››

Online

  • 14-Jul-21

PIMS - SFU Discrete Math Seminar: Yifan Jing

Minimal and Nearly Minimal Measure Expansions in Locally Compact Groups   more››

Online

  • 21-Jul-21

PIMS - SFU Discrete Math Seminar: Sophie Spirkl

The Complexity of List-5-colouring with a Forbidden Induced Sugbraph   more››

Online

  • 21-Jul-21

UBC Math Biology Seminar: Jay Newby

Dynamic Self Organization and Microscale Fluid Properties of Nucleoplasm [video]   more››

Online

  • 22-Jul-21

Pacific Dynamics Seminar: Inhyeok Choi

Random walks on Gromov hyperbolic spaes and Teichmüller spaces. Pacific Dynamics Seminar [video   more››

Online

  • 28-Jul-21

PIMS - SFU Discrete Math Seminar: Anurag Bishnoi

The Minimum Degree of Minimal Ramsey Graphs for Cliques   more››

Online

  • 28-Jul-21

UBC Math Biology Seminar: Jaye Sudweeks

Environmental Escape from the Prisoner's Dilemma [video]   more››

None

  • 2-Aug-21
  • 4-Aug-21

PRIMA 2021 Summer School: Rational curves and moduli spaces in arithmetic geometry

Rational curves and moduli spaces in arithmetic geometry   more››

Online

  • 13-Aug-21
  • 14-Aug-21
  • 18-Sep-21

The Vancouver DataJam

2021 Theme: Health in our Communities   more››

Online

  • 26-Oct-21
  • 29-Oct-21

Mean Field Games on Networks Workshop

Mean Field Games on Networks Workshop   more››

Vancouver, BC