2018 Scientific Events

  • 10-Dec-18
  • 21-Dec-18
  • 17-Nov-18

2018 Combinatorial Potlatch

Simon Fraser University

  • 10-Nov-18
  • 11-Nov-18

ABC Algebra Workshop

University of Washington

  • 19-Oct-18

PIMS UBC-Math Distinguished Colloquium: Jeremy Quastel

CRM-Fields-PIMS prize lecture: TBA   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 20-Sep-18

Math Biology Seminar: Frithjof Lutscher

University of British Columbia

  • 14-Sep-18

PIMS - UBC Math Distinguished Colloquium: Burt Totaro

TBA   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 15-Aug-18
  • 17-Aug-18
  • 13-Aug-18

PIMS Public Lecture: Ami E. Radunskaya

TBC   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 8-Aug-18
  • 10-Aug-18

Canadian Conference on Computational Geometry (CCCG 2018)

The mathematics of discrete geometry from a computational point of view   more››

University of Manitoba

  • 7-Aug-18
  • 17-Aug-18

Diversity in Mathematics

University of British Columbia

  • 6-Aug-18
  • 7-Aug-18
  • 3-Aug-18
  • 4-Aug-18
  • 3-Aug-18
  • 6-Aug-18

Geometry and Physics of Gauge Theories of Infinity

Geometry and Physics of Gauge Theories at Infinity   more››

Elk Ridge Resort, Saskatchewan

  • 26-Jul-18
  • 28-Jul-18

The 20th IMS New Researchers Conference

Simon Fraser University

  • 23-Jul-18
  • 27-Jul-18
  • 23-Jul-18
  • 28-Jul-18
  • 19-Jul-18
  • 21-Jul-18
  • 16-Jul-18
  • 20-Jul-18

Thirteenth Algorithmic Number Theory Symposium

University of Wisconsin at Madison

  • 13-Jul-18

PIMS/AMI Seminar: Luca Nenna

From Schrödinger to Lasry-Lions via Brenier   more››

None

  • 11-Jul-18
  • 15-Jul-18
  • 9-Jul-18
  • 20-Jul-18
  • 5-Jul-18

Abelian Varieties Multi-Site Seminar Series: Kalyan Chakraborty

Class Numbers of Certain Quadratic Fields [video]   more››

University of Calgary

  • 4-Jul-18

2018 Niven Lecture: Jonathan Christopher Mattingly

Quantifying Gerrymandering: A mathematician goes to court [video]   more››

None

  • 27-Jun-18

Math Biology Seminar: Gautam Menon

Modeling cell-substrate de-adhesion dynamics under fluid shear   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 19-Jun-18

Math Biology Seminar: Mattia Bacca

A model for the contraction of polymer gels created by the activity of molecular motors   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 13-Jun-18

Math Biology Seminar: Matthew Osmond

Evolutionary Rescue   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 12-Jun-18
  • 15-Jun-18

Prairie Discrete Math Workshop

Brandon University

  • 11-Jun-18
  • 15-Jun-18
  • 11-Jun-18
  • 15-Jun-18

CAP Canadian Association of Physicists: Juan Maldacena

“Black holes, wormholes and entangled states”   more››

Dalhousie University

  • 6-Jun-18

Math Biology Seminar: Denise Daley

Geat Gene Rush   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 4-Jun-18
  • 15-Jun-18

Séminaire de Mathématiques Supérieures

Derived geometry and higher categorical structures in geometry and physics   more››

Fields Institute

  • 4-Jun-18
  • 8-Jun-18

46th Canadian Operator Symposium

University of Manitoba

  • 3-Jun-18
  • 7-Jun-18

15th International Conference on Quantum Physics and Logic (QPL 2018)

Quantum Physics and Logic   more››

Dalhousie University

  • 1-Jun-18
  • 5-Jun-18
  • 30-May-18

Math Biology Seminar: Alejandra Herrera

Identifying unique observations in stochastic optical reconstruction microscopy (STORM) with a spatiotemporal model.   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 26-May-18
  • 27-May-18

Western Canada Linear Algebra Meeting

Washington State University

  • 25-May-18

PIMS/CSC Seminar: Vladimir Babeshko

Block Element Method   more››

Simon Fraser University

  • 22-May-18
  • 25-May-18
  • 19-May-18

Oregon Number Theory Days

Portland State University, Oregon

  • 18-May-18

PIMS-SFU CSC Seminar: Travis Askham

A Fredholm Operator Approach to Clamped Plate Problems   more››

Simon Fraser University

  • 17-May-18

PIMS | UCalgary Distinguished Lecture: Tamás Terlaky

Big Data Analytics and Operations Research: The Inmate Assignment and Scheduling Problem and its Application in the PA Department of Corrections   more››

University of Calgary

  • 17-May-18

Topology Seminar: R.Jardine

Pro-objects in geometry and topology   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 16-May-18

Math Biology Seminar: Cody Palmer

Modeling Approaches to Inform the Control of Human African Trypanosomiasis   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 11-May-18
  • 13-May-18

Alberta Number Theory Days X

Banff International Research Station (BIRS), Banff

  • 10-May-18

Abelian Varieties Multi-Site Seminar Series: Andrew Booker

Sato-Tale groups and automorphy for nongeneric genus 2 curves [video]   more››

University of Calgary

  • 9-May-18

Math Biology Seminar: Marie Auger-Méthé

From footsteps to foraging: using movement models to understand animal behaviour   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 9-May-18

Department of Computer Science Colloquium: Dr. Gilles Barthe

From Provable Security to Secure Cryptographic Implementations   more››

University of Victoria

  • 7-May-18

Lethbridge Number Theory and Combinatorics Seminar: Alia Hamieh

Non-vanishing of L-functions of Hilbert Modular Forms inside the Critical Strip   more››

University of Lethbridge

  • 3-May-18
  • 4-May-18
  • 2-May-18

Math Biology Seminar: Eric Cytrynbaum

Cortical microtubules deflect in response to cell-surface curvature   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 25-Apr-18

Math Biology Seminar: Lisanne Rens

Mathematical biology of cell-extracellular matrix interactions during morphogenesis   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 18-Apr-18

Math Biology Seminar: Reginald McGee

A bundled approach for high-dimensional informatics problems   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 13-Apr-18

PIMS/CSC Seminar: Lorenzo Tamellini

Isogeometric-analysis-based Multi-Index Stochastic Collocation for Elliptic PDEs with random data   more››

Simon Fraser University

  • 11-Apr-18

Math Biology Seminar: Felix Funk

The Impact of Directed Movement on Ecological Public Goods Interactions   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 10-Apr-18

Diff. Geom, Math. Phys., PDE Seminar: Luca Martinazzi

News on the Moser-Trudinger inequality: from sharp estimates to the Leray-Schauder degree   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 10-Apr-18

Scientific, Computing and Applied & Industrial Mathematics: Leonid Sigal

On Multi-modal and Structured Visual Intelligence   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 9-Apr-18

Lethbridge Number Theory and Combinatorics Seminar: Jean-Marc Deshouillers

Values of arithmetic functions at consecutive arguments   more››

University of Lethbridge

  • 6-Apr-18

PIMS - UBC Math Distinguished Colloquium: Frances Kirwan

Moduli spaces of unstable curves   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 6-Apr-18

PIMS- SFU -CSC Distinguished Speaker: Jose A. Carrillo

Repulsive-attractive models in collective behavior and applications   more››

Simon Fraser University

  • 4-Apr-18
  • 11-Apr-18

PIMS-ULethbridge Distinguished Visitor: Jean-Marc Deshouillers

An Introduction to Automatic Sequences   more››

University of Lethbridge

  • 4-Apr-18

Topology Seminar: Robert Raussendorf

The role of contextuality for quantum computation   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 4-Apr-18

Mathematical Biology Seminar: Josh Scurll

Building a pipeline to study proteomic heterogeneity in B-cell lymphomas using mass cytometry   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 3-Apr-18

Diff. Geom, Math. Phys., PDE Seminar: Marcello Porta

Edge universality in interacting topological insulators   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 31-Mar-18

Pacific Northwest Combinatorics Day

University of Washington

  • 30-Mar-18

UW-PIMS Distinguished Colloquium: Candice Price

Using Mathematics to Unlock Biological Mysteries   more››

University of Washington

  • 29-Mar-18

Topology Seminar: Liam Watson

Khovanov-type invariants for strong inversions   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 28-Mar-18

Representations in Arithmetic Lectures: Ila Varma

Counting D_4-quartic fields ordered by conductor   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 28-Mar-18

Math Biology Seminar: Somdatta Sinha

Modelling Infectious Diseases: From Genomes to Populations (a PWIAS Public Talk)   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 28-Mar-18

Topology Seminar: Danny Shi

Real Orientations of Lubin-Tate Spectra   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 27-Mar-18

Discrete Math Seminar: Harrison Chapman

An efficient Markov chain sampler for plane curves   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 27-Mar-18

Diff. Geom, Math. Phys., PDE Seminar: Brett Kotschwar

A uniqueness theorem for asymptotically cylindrical shrinking Ricci solitons   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 27-Mar-18

Scientific, Computing and Applied & Industrial Mathematics: William Carlquist

A numerical-solution-free multi-functional optimization method for parameter estimation in differential equations   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 27-Mar-18
  • 28-Mar-18

Representations in Arithmetic Lectures: Vaidehee Thatte

Ramification Theory for Arbitrary Valuation Rings in Positive Characteristic.   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 26-Mar-18

Lethbridge Number Theory and Combinatorics Seminar: Joy Morris

Cayley index and Most Rigid Representations (MRRs)   more››

University of Lethbridge

  • 26-Mar-18

PIMS-UVic Distinguished Lecture: Omer Angel

Mallows Permutations, Stable Matchings and Scaling Limits   more››

University of Victoria

  • 24-Mar-18

UBC/SFU Joint Statistical Seminar

SFU-UBC Joint Graduate Student Workshop in Statistics   more››

Simon Fraser University

  • 23-Mar-18

PIMS- SFU CS Distinguished Colloquium: Mike Eldred

Multilevel-Multifidelity Approaches for Uncertainty Quantification and Design Under Uncertainty   more››

Simon Fraser University

  • 23-Mar-18

UBC Math Colloquium: Josh Scurll

Graduate Research Award: Clustering: a common thread between super-resolution image analysis and cancer   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 23-Mar-18
  • 25-Mar-18
  • 22-Mar-18

PIMS-UManitoba Distinguished Lecture: Troy Day

The Mathematics of Social Evolution [video]   more››

University of Manitoba

  • 22-Mar-18

PIMS - UVictoria Distinguished Lecture: Leslie Hogben

The Inverse Eigenvalue Problem of a Graph   more››

University of Victoria

  • 21-Mar-18

Topology Seminar: Clover May

A structure theorem for RO(C_2)-graded cohomology   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 21-Mar-18

Math Biology Seminar: Claire Guerrier

Modeling calcium dendritic activity in Xenopus tadpole neurons   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 20-Mar-18

Discrete Math Seminar: Thao Do

Zarankiewicz's problem for semi-algebraic hypergraphs   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 20-Mar-18

Diff. Geom, Math. Phys., PDE Seminar: Bruno Nachtergaele

Stability of the superselection sectors of Kitaev’s abelian quantum double models   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 19-Mar-18

Lethbridge Number Theory and Combinatorics Seminar: Peng-Jie Wong

On Generalizations of the Titchmarsh divisor problem   more››

University of Lethbridge

  • 19-Mar-18

IAM – PIMS Distinguished Colloquium: Marty Anderies

The Challenge of Good Environmental Governance: Insights from a Dynamical Systems Perspective.   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 16-Mar-18

PIMS - SFU CS Seminar: Andrew J. Bernoff

Energy driven pattern formation in thin fluid layers: The good, the bad and the beautiful   more››

Simon Fraser University

  • 16-Mar-18

PIMS - UVic Distinguished Lecture: Leslie Hogben

The Inverse Eigenvalue Problem of a Graph   more››

University of Victoria

  • 16-Mar-18

PIMS- UBC Math Distinguished Colloquium: Cole Zmurchok

Graduate Research Award: Multi-Scale Modelling in Cellular Systems   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 15-Mar-18

Philosophy of Mathematics as a Design Science

Philosophy of Mathematics as a Design Science [video]   more››

University of Calgary

  • 15-Mar-18
  • 16-Mar-18

Representations in Arithmetic Lectures: Adrian Iovita

p-Adic modular forms   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 15-Mar-18

Fluid Mechanics Seminar: Shankar Subramaniam

Understanding Multiphase Flows for Predictive Modeling and Control   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 14-Mar-18
  • 16-Mar-18

1st Canadian Geometry and Topology Seminar

1st Canadian Geometry and Topology Seminar   more››

University of Toronto

  • 14-Mar-18

Math Biology Seminar: Alexandra Jilkine

Modeling the Dynamics of Cdc42 Oscillation in Fission Yeast   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 13-Mar-18

PIMS - SFU CS Seminar: Hongkai Zhao

A scaling law for the intrinsic complexity of high frequency wave fields, random fields and random matrices   more››

Simon Fraser University

  • 13-Mar-18

Scientific, Computing and Applied & Industrial Mathematics: Maurice Queyranne

Optimal pits and optimal transportation   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 12-Mar-18

Math Biology Seminar: Somdatta Singh

Modelling Infectious Diseases: From Genomes to Populations   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 12-Mar-18

Lethbridge Number Theory and Combinatorics Seminar: Steve Wilson

The BGCG Construction   more››

University of Lethbridge

  • 9-Mar-18

PIMS- SFU CS Colloquium: Daan Huybrechs

On the benefits of redundancy in the approximation of functions   more››

Simon Fraser University

  • 9-Mar-18

PIMS - ULethbridge Distinguished Speaker: Matilde Lalin

L-Functions and Mahler Measure: Number Theory and Beyond   more››

University of Lethbridge

  • 8-Mar-18

2018 PIMS - UBC Statistics Constance van Eeden Lecture: Jim Berger

Reproducibility of science: p-values, multiple testing and optional stopping   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 7-Mar-18

Math Biology Seminar: Andrew Bernoff

Agent-Based and Continuous Models of Locust Hopper Bands: The Role of Intermittent Motion, Alignment and Attraction   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 6-Mar-18

Discrete Math Seminar: Noam Solomon

On incidences between points and unit circles in R^3 and related questions   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 6-Mar-18

Diff. Geom, Math. Phys., PDE Seminar: Jérôme Vétois

Blowing-up solutions for critical elliptic equations on a closed manifold   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 6-Mar-18

Scientific Computation and Applied & Industrial Mathematics: Bernie Shizgal

Pseudospectral Methods with Nonclassical Quadratures   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 5-Mar-18
  • 9-Mar-18

Representations in Arithmetic Lectures: Antonio Lei

Iwasawa Theory for elliptic curves with super singular reduction.   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 3-Mar-18
  • 3-Mar-18
  • 4-Mar-18

Pacific Northwest Geometry Seminar (PNGS)

University of British Columbia

  • 2-Mar-18

PIMS - SFU CS Seminar: Brian Wetton

Modelling Lithium Ion Batteries   more››

Simon Fraser University

  • 2-Mar-18

PIMS-UBC Distinguished Colloquium: Umberto Zannier

Some specialization problems in Geometry and Number Theory   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 2-Mar-18

PIMS - AMI Seminar: Benqi Guo

Inverse Approximation of Algebraic Polynomials and Finite Element Solutions of the P-version   more››

University of Alberta

  • 28-Feb-18

Math Biology Seminar: Amit Apte

Data assimilation and parameter estimation   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 27-Feb-18

Scientific Computation and Applied & Industrial Mathematics: Tyrone Rees

Nonlinear least-squares problems: a second look   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 26-Feb-18

Lethbridge Number Theory and Combinatorics Seminar: Andrew Fiori

A Geometric Description of Arthur Packets   more››

University of Lethbridge

  • 26-Feb-18

PIMS- IAM Colloqium: Karen Liu

Optimizing physical contacts for locomotion and manipulation: turning the challenges of contacts into solutions.   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 23-Feb-18

PIMS - SFU CS Seminar: Andrew J. Bernoff

Energy driven pattern formation in thin fluid layers: The good, the bad and the beautiful   more››

Simon Fraser University

  • 21-Feb-18

Math Biology Seminar: Tommi Muller

Embarrassingly Parallel, Infinite Chains: Reducing computational complexity to analyze T immune cell membrane receptor kinetics and generalizing the Hidden Markov Model   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 15-Feb-18

PIMS- UBC Math Distinguished Colloquium: Fernando Perez

Building an open platform for research and education in data science with Project Jupyter   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 15-Feb-18

PIMS-UManitoba Distinguished Lecture: Anna Lubiw

Reconfiguration of Triangulations of a Planar Point Set [video]   more››

University of Manitoba

  • 14-Feb-18

Math Biology Seminar: Andreas Buttenschoen

TBA   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 12-Feb-18

Lethbridge Number Theory and Combinatorics Seminar: Ha Tran

Reduced Ideals from the Reduction Algorithm   more››

University of Lethbridge

  • 9-Feb-18

PIMS - SFU CSC Seminar: Hélène Hivert

An asymptotic preserving scheme for a kinetic equation describing propagation phenomena   more››

Simon Fraser University

  • 8-Feb-18

PIMS-UBC Computer Science Distinguished Lecture: Christine Alvarado

Strategies for Bringing CS to All in Higher Education   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 7-Feb-18

Math Biology Seminar: Kieran Campbell

Bayesian latent variable models for understanding (pseudo-) time-series single-cell gene expression data   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 6-Feb-18

Diff. Geom, Math. Phys., PDE Seminar: Nam Q. Le

The Monge-Ampere eigenvalue problem, Brunn-Minkowski inequality and global smoothness of the eigenfunctions   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 5-Feb-18
  • 9-Feb-18
  • 2-Feb-18

Mathematics Department Seminar: Jay Newby

How molecular crowding is changing our understanding of spatial patterning in living cells   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 2-Feb-18

PIMS-CRM-FIELDS Prize Lecture: Henri Darmon

Modular functions, modular cocycles, and the arithmetic of real quadratic fields   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 2-Feb-18

PIMS SFU - CSC Seminar: Sebastian Dominguez

3D muscle modelling   more››

Simon Fraser University

  • 1-Feb-18

UBC Mathematics Colloquium: Jay Newby

Weaker is better: how weak transient molecular interactions give rise to robust, dynamic immune protection   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 31-Jan-18

Topology Seminar: Cihan Okay

Spherical posets from commuting elements   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 29-Jan-18

Lethbridge Number Theory and Combinatorics Seminar: Nathan Ng

Mean values of long Dirichlet polynomials   more››

University of Lethbridge

  • 29-Jan-18

Lethbridge Number Theory and Combinatorics Seminar: Nathan Ng

Mean values of long Dirichlet polynomials   more››

University of Lethbridge

  • 27-Jan-18

Oregon Number Theory Days

Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon

  • 26-Jan-18

UBC Mathematics Colloquium: Angelika Manhart

Traveling Waves in Cell Populations   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 25-Jan-18

Scientific Computing, Applied & Industrial Mathematics: Alexander Bihlo

A well-balanced meshless tsunami propagation and inundation model   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 25-Jan-18

Special Colloquium: Benedict Gross

Values of the zeta function at negative integers, from Euler to the trace formula   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 24-Jan-18

Math Biology Seminar: Dr. Angelika Manhart

Mechanical Positioning of Multiple Myonuclei in Muscle Cells   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 22-Jan-18

PIMS- IAM Distinguished Colloquium: Giles Hooker

An ODE to Statistics: Inference about Nonlinear Dynamics   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 19-Jan-18

UBC Mathematics Colloquium: Helen Alexander

Stochastic population dynamic models with applications to pathogen evolution   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 18-Jan-18

PIMS-UManitoba Distinguished Lecture: Pauline van den Driessche

Models for the Spread of Cholera [video]   more››

University of Manitoba

  • 16-Jan-18

Diff. Geom, Math. Phys., PDE Seminar: Nicolau Sarquis Aiex

The space of min-max hypersurfaces   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 16-Jan-18

Scientific Computing and Applied & Industrial Mathematics: Timm Treskatis

From Convex Optimisation to High-Resolution Finite Elements: Simulating Reactive Viscoplastic Fluid Flows   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 15-Jan-18

PIMS- IAM Distinguished Colloquium: Jane Wang

From Newton's Law to Neurons   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 15-Jan-18

Topology Seminar: Roger Casals

Floer transport and Lagrangian non-Abelianization   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 15-Jan-18
  • 12-Jan-18

UBC Math Department Colloquium: Rayan Saab

New and Improved Binary Embeddings of Data (and Quantization for Compressed Sensing with Structured Random Matrices)   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 12-Jan-18

PIMS-SFU CSC Seminar: Richard Mikael Slevinsky

Fast and stable computations with spherical harmonics   more››

Simon Fraser University

  • 10-Jan-18

Probability Seminar: Jesse Goodman

Two locality properties in two dimensions   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 10-Jan-18

Math Biology Seminar: Monika Twarogowska

Mathematical model for sequential patterning of tooth signaling centers   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 9-Jan-18

Topology Seminar: Alex Wright

Totally geodesic submanifolds of Teichmuller space and the Kontsevich-Zorich cocycle   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 9-Jan-18

Diff. Geom, Math. Phys., PDE Seminar: Kevin Luli

Variational Problems on Arbitrary Sets   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 8-Jan-18

UBC Math Department Colloquium: Alex Wright

Dynamics, geometry, and the moduli space of Riemann surfaces   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 8-Jan-18

Algebraic Geometry Seminar: Joontae Kim

Wrapped Floer homology of real Lagrangians and volume growth of symplectomorphisms   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 4-Jan-18

Diff. Geom, Math. Phys., PDE Seminar: Robert McCann

Free Discontinuities in Optimal Transport   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 4-Jan-18

Number Theory Seminar: Nathan Ng

The sixth moment of the Riemann zeta function and ternary additive divisor sums   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 3-Jan-18

Topology Seminar (2): Chi-Kwong Fok

Equivariant formality of homogeneous spaces   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 3-Jan-18

Topology Seminar (1): Jennifer Wilson

Stability in the homology of Torelli groups   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 2-Jan-18

PIMS- UBC Math Distinguished Colloquium: Jennifer Wilson

Stability in the homology of configuration spaces   more››

University of British Columbia