The PIMS Network Wide Colloquium

Starting in 2021, PIMS has inaugurated a high-level network-wide colloquium series. Distinguished speakers will give talks across the full PIMS network with one talk per month during the academic term. The 2021-2022 speaker series is part of the PIMS 25th Anniversary showcase.


These seminars will be available online. Please see our notes on effective virtual events for tips on getting the most out of our online events. The seminars will be recorded, and the recordings will be available on



PIMS reserves the right to restrict participation in online or in-person.


  • 21-Jan-21

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

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

Scientific Event

  • 11-Feb-21

PIMS 25th Anniversary Network-Wide Colloquium: Ben Green

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

Scientific Event

  • 11-Mar-21

PIMS 25th Anniversary Network-Wide Colloquium: Lauren Williams

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

Scientific Event

  • 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››

Scientific Event

  • 23-Sep-21

PIMS Network Wide Colloquium: Assaf Naor

Isomorphic reverse isoperimetry and Lipschitz extension [Video]   more››

Scientific Event

  • 28-Oct-21

PIMS Network Wide Colloquium: Maryanthe Malliaris

Model theory and complexity   more››

Scientific Event

  • 18-Nov-21

PIMS Network Wide Colloquium: Rafe Mazzeo

Z_2 harmonic spinors in gauge theory [Video]   more››

Scientific Event

  • 20-Jan-22

PIMS Network Wide Colloquium: BenoƮt Perthame

Monge-Kantorovich distance and PDEs [Video]   more››

Scientific Event

  • 24-Feb-22

PIMS Network Wide Colloquium: Ingrid Daubechies

Mathematician Helping Art Historians and Art Conservators [Video]   more››

Scientific Event

  • 24-Mar-22

PIMS Network Wide Colloquium: Holly Krieger

Transcendental values of power series and dynamical degrees (Video)   more››

Scientific Event