The PIMS Network Wide Colloquium

In 2021, PIMS inaugurated a high-level network-wide colloquium series. For this series, distinguished speakers give talks across the full PIMS network with one talk per month during the academic term.


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.


  • 29-Feb-24

PIMS Network Wide Colloquium: Sarah Koch

Complex dynamics: the real story   more››

Scientific Event

  • 25-Jan-24

PIMS Network Wide Colloquium: Wilfrid Gangbo

Hamilton-Jacobi equations on the Wasserstein space on graphs.   more››

Scientific Event

  • 16-Nov-23

PIMS Network Wide Colloquium: Kristin Lauter

SALSA, PICANTE y VERDE: Machine Learning attacks on LWE with small sparse secrets [video]   more››

Scientific Event

  • 19-Oct-23

PIMS Network Wide Colloquium: Scott Sheffield

Surface sums and Yang-Mills gauge theory   more››

Scientific Event

  • 21-Sep-23

PIMS Network Wide Colloquium: Ravi Vakil

Understanding arithmetic and geometry through cutting and pasting [video]   more››

Scientific Event

  • 23-Mar-23

PIMS Network Wide Colloquium: Alessio Figalli

Free boundary regularity for the obstacle problem [video]   more››

Scientific Event

  • 16-Feb-23

PIMS Network Wide Colloquium: Helen Byrne

Understanding form and function in vascular tumours   more››

Scientific Event

  • 20-Oct-22

PIMS Network Wide Colloquium: Weinan E

AI for Science; and the Implication for Mathematics [video]   more››

Scientific Event

  • 29-Sep-22

PIMS Network Wide Colloquium: Bryna Kra

Infinite patterns in large sets of integers   more››

Scientific Event

  • 24-Mar-22

PIMS Network Wide Colloquium: Holly Krieger

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

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  • 24-Feb-22

PIMS Network Wide Colloquium: Ingrid Daubechies

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

Scientific Event

  • 20-Jan-22

PIMS Network Wide Colloquium: BenoƮt Perthame

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

Scientific Event

  • 18-Nov-21

PIMS Network Wide Colloquium: Rafe Mazzeo

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

Scientific Event

  • 28-Oct-21

PIMS Network Wide Colloquium: Maryanthe Malliaris

Model theory and complexity   more››

Scientific Event

  • 23-Sep-21

PIMS Network Wide Colloquium: Assaf Naor

Isomorphic reverse isoperimetry and Lipschitz extension [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

  • 11-Mar-21

PIMS 25th Anniversary Network-Wide Colloquium: Lauren Williams

From hopping particles to Macdonald and Schubert polynomials [Video]   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

  • 21-Jan-21

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

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

Scientific Event