2021 Scientific Events

  • 29-Jun-21
  • 30-Jun-21
  • 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

  • 29-May-21
  • 30-May-21
  • 19-May-21

The PIMS Postdoctoral Fellow Seminar: Chandra Rajulapati (Online)

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

Online

  • 15-Apr-21

PIMS-UNBC Distinguished Lecture: Nilima Nigam

Why should we care about Steklov eigenproblems?   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

  • 14-Apr-21

University of Saskatchewan: The quanTA CRG Seminar

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

Online

  • 13-Apr-21

PIMS - UVic Math Colloquium: Mark Lewis

Challenges and Opportunities in Mathematical Biology   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

  • 7-Apr-21

The PIMS Postdoctoral Fellow Seminar: Sajad Fathi Hafshejani

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

Online

  • 1-Apr-21

PIMS Network Courses Guest Lecture: Nati Linial

A taste of random simplicial complexes   more››

Online

  • 31-Mar-21

PIMS - SFU Discrete Math Seminar: ‪Tomáš Masařík‬

Optimal discretization is fixed-parameter tractable   more››

Online

  • 26-Mar-21

PIMS - UBC Distinguished Colloquium: Ciprian Manolescu

Khovanov homology and 4-manifolds   more››

Online

  • 25-Mar-21

PHIOT CRG Seminar: Giovanni Conforti

Searching for the most likely evolution   more››

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  • 25-Mar-21

PIMS - UVic Math Colloquium: Clemency Montelle

Exploring the History of Mathematics in India   more››

Online

  • 25-Mar-21

PIMS - USaskatchewan Applied Math Seminar: Ákos Nagy

Novel solutions in Ginzburg–Landau theory   more››

Online

  • 24-Mar-21

PIMS - SFU Discrete Math Seminar: Daniel Panario

Finite fields in combinatorial arrays: constructions and applications   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

  • 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

  • 18-Mar-21

PIMS - UCalgary Math and Philosophy Lecture: Patricia Blanchette

Geometry, Logic, and Philosophy: The Case of the Parallels Postulate [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

  • 17-Mar-21

The PIMS Postdoctoral Fellow Seminar: Peter Kristel

The geometry of the spinning string [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

  • 11-Mar-21

Pacific Dynamics Seminar: Anush Tserunyan

Ergodic theorems along trees [video]   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

  • 10-Mar-21

PIMS - SFU Discrete Math Seminar: Zeying Wang

Partial difference sets in abelian groups   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

  • 4-Mar-21

PIMS-UVic Discrete Math Seminar: Anthony Quas

Local Area Random Graphs   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

  • 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

  • 25-Feb-21

PHIOT CRG 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

Kantorovich Initiative seminar: Aaron Palmer

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

Online

  • 24-Feb-21

PIMS-SFU Discrete Math Seminar: Harmony Zhan

Arc-reversal quantum walks   more››

Online

  • 24-Feb-21

The PIMS Postdoctoral Fellow Seminar: Andrew Schopieray

Fusion rings and their categorifications [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

  • 11-Feb-21

PIMS 25th Anniversary Network-Wide Colloquium: Ben Green

New lower bounds for van der Waerden numbers [video]   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

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

PIMS-UVic Discrete Math Seminar: Annie Raymond

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

Online

  • 10-Feb-21

UBC Probability Seminar: Zongchen Chen

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

Online

  • 10-Feb-21

UBC Mathematical Biology Seminar: John Lowengrub

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

Online

  • 9-Feb-21

UBC Discrete Math Seminar: Peter McNamara

From Dyck paths to standard Young tableaux   more››

Online

  • 8-Feb-21

UBC Algebraic Geometry Seminar: Yu-Wei Fan

Stokes matrices, character varieties, and points on spheres   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

  • 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

  • 4-Feb-21

PIMS-UVic Discrete Math Seminar: Shoham Letzter

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

Online

  • 3-Feb-21

The PIMS Postdoctoral Fellow Seminar: Debanjana Kundu

Iwasawa Theory of (Fine) Selmer Groups   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

  • 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

  • 28-Jan-21
  • 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

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

  • 27-Jan-21

PIMS- SFU Discrete Math Seminar: Ambat Vijayakumar

Distance spectrum of graphs - some recent studies   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

  • 22-Jan-21

University of Saskatchewan: The quanTA CRG Seminar (Online)

Combinatorial structures in perturbative quantum field theory   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

  • 21-Jan-21

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

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

Online

  • 20-Jan-21

PIMS- SFU Discrete Math Seminar:Peter Bradshaw

Flexible list colorings in graphs of bounded degree   more››

Online

  • 14-Jan-21

PIMS-UVic Discrete Math Seminar: Sophie Spirkl

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

Online

  • 13-Jan-21