Date 
Time 
Event 
Thu Nov 1
 11:00 a.m. 
Graduate Course on Forcing
Alan Dow (UNC Charolette)
Fields Institute, Stewart Library

Thu Nov 1
 1:30 p.m. 
Graduate Course on Large Cardinals
Paul Larson (Miami University)
Fields Institute, Stewart Library

Thu Nov 1
 2:10 p.m. 
Operator Algebras Seminar
Fields Institute, Room 210

Thu Nov 1
 3:30 p.m. 
Geometric Representation Theory Seminar
Joel Kamnitzer (University of Toronto)
Crystals, geometric Satake, and the nonnegative tropical flag variety II
Fields Institute, Stewart Library
This is a joint meeting with the Algebraic Combinatorics Seminar

Fri Nov 2
 10:00 a.m. 
Fields Cognitive Science Network
Marcel Danesi (University of Toronto)
Mathematics: A View from Vico
Rafael Núñez (UC San Diego)
Are Mathematical Formal Definitions What We Think They Are? Weierstrass, Continuity, and Modern Cognitive Science
Fields Institute
Lectures on Studying Mathematical Cognition: Semiotic and Cognitive Science Perspectives

Fri Nov 2
 11:00 a.m. 
Set Theory Seminar
A.R.D. Mathias
Fields Institute, Stewart Library

Fri Nov 2
 1:10 p.m. 
Inverse Problems and Image Analysis Seminar
AbdolReza Mansouri (Queen's University)
Shorttime behaviour of hypoelliptic heat kernels on Lie groups
Bahen Building, Room 6183

Fri Nov 2
 1:30 p.m. 
Set Theory Seminar
Antonio Avilés
P(?)/fin and its close relatives
Fields Institute, Room 230

Fri Nov 2
 3:30 p.m. 
Algebraic Combinatorics Seminar
Fields Institute, Room 210

Sat Nov 3 
Sun Nov 4
 
Workshop on Algebraic Varieties
Fields Institute, Room 230

Mon Nov 5
 11:10 a.m. 
Quantum Information Seminar
Olga Smirnova (MaxBorn Institute, Berlin, Germany)
Timeresolving tunneling dynamics
Room MP1115, 60 St. George Street

Mon Nov 5
 2:00 p.m. 
Inverse Problems and Image Analysis Seminar
Fields Institute, Room 332

Mon Nov 5
 3:30 p.m. 
Number Theory Seminar
Xiaoqing Li (State University of New York at Buffalo)
The L^2 restriction norm of a Maass form on GL(n+1)
Fields Institute, Stewart Library

Mon Nov 5
 4:30 p.m. 
Toronto Probability Seminar
Balint Virag (University of Toronto)
How far is the random walker on a group?
Fields Institute, Room 210

Tue Nov 6
 11:00 a.m. 
Graduate Course on Forcing
Alan Dow (UNC Charolette)
Fields Institute, Stewart Library

Tue Nov 6
 1:30 p.m. 
Graduate Course on Large Cardinals
Paul Larson (Miami University)
Fields Institute, Stewart Library

Tue Nov 6
 2:10 p.m. 
Operator Algebras Seminar
Fields Institute, Room 210

Wed Nov 7
 10:00 a.m. 
Set Theory and C*  algebras seminar
Isaac Goldbring (UIC)
Pseudofinite and pseudocompact metric structures
Fields Institute, Stewart Library

Wed Nov 7
 3:30 p.m. 
Distinguished Lecture Series
Matthew Foreman (University of California, Irvine)
Large Cardinals: Who are they? What are they doing here? Why won't they go away?
Fields Institute, Room 230

Thu Nov 8
 11:00 a.m. 
Graduate Course on Forcing
Alan Dow (UNC Charolette)
Fields Institute, Stewart Library

Thu Nov 8
 1:30 p.m. 
Graduate Course on Large Cardinals
Paul Larson (Miami University)
Fields Institute, Stewart Library

Thu Nov 8
 2:10 p.m. 
Operator Algebras Seminar
Fields Institute, Room 210

Thu Nov 8
 3:30 p.m. 
Distinguished Lecture Series
Matthew Foreman (University of California, Irvine)
Does set theory have anything to do with mathematics?
Fields Institute, Room 230

Thu Nov 8
 3:30 p.m. 
Geometric Representation Theory Seminar
Adam Sikora (University of Buffalo)
Character varieties as completely integrable systems
Fields Institute, Stewart Library
This is a joint meeting with the Algebraic Combinatorics Seminar

Thu Nov 8
 5:00 p.m. 
Public Lecture in Economics
William Janeway (Institute for New Economic Thinking)
Reasoning about Rationality: Why Bubbles are both Banal and Necessary
Fields Institute, Room 230

Fri Nov 9
 1:30 p.m. 
Set Theory Seminar
Michael Hrusak (UNAM)
Malykhin's Problem
Fields Institute, Room 230

Fri Nov 9
 3:30 p.m. 
Algebraic Combinatorics Seminar
Fields Institute, Stewart Library

Fri Nov 9
 3:30 p.m. 
Distinguished Lecture Series
Matthew Foreman (University of California, Irvine)
Generic Elementary Embeddings
Fields Institute, Room 230

Mon Nov 12 
Fri Nov 16
 
Workshop on Iterated Forcing and Large Cardinals
Fields Institute, Room 230

Mon Nov 12
 3:30 p.m. 
Number Theory Seminar
Adam Harper
A zerodensity approach to smooth numbers
Fields Institute, Stewart Library

Mon Nov 12
 4:00 p.m. 
Toronto Probability Seminar
Jeremy Quastel (University of Toronto)
How far does stuff get in an interacting system of asymmetric random walks on Z^d?
Fields Institute, Room 210

Mon Nov 12
 4:00 p.m. 
Inverse Problems and Image Analysis Seminar
Fields Instiute, Room 332

Tue Nov 13
 2:10 p.m. 
Operator Algebras Seminar
Fields Institute, Room 210

Thu Nov 15
 2:10 p.m. 
Operator Algebras Seminar
Fields Institute, Room 210

Thu Nov 15
 3:30 p.m. 
Geometric Representation Theory Seminar
Oded Yacobi (University of Toronto)
Yangians and quantizations of slices in the affine grassmannian
Fields Institute, Stewart Library
This is a joint meeting with the Algebraic Combinatorics Seminar

Fri Nov 16
 3:30 p.m. 
Algebraic Combinatorics Seminar
Fields Institute, Stewart Library

Fri Nov 16
 4:00 p.m. 
Inverse Problems and Image Analysis Seminar
Allen Tannenbaum (Comprehensive Cancer Center/ECE, UAB)
MongeKantorovich for Problems in Signal Processing and Control
Bahen Building, Room 6183

Sat Nov 17
 
University of Toronto Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Mind
University of Toronto
Supported by the Fields Institute

Mon Nov 19
 3:30 p.m. 
Number Theory Seminar
JingJing Huang (University of Toronto)
Metric Diophantine approximation on planar curves
Fields Institute, Stewart Library

Mon Nov 19
 4:00 p.m. 
Inverse Problems and Image Analysis Seminar
Fields Institute, Room 332

Mon Nov 19
 4:30 p.m. 
Toronto Probability Seminar
Fields Institute, Room 210

Tue Nov 20
 11:00 a.m. 
Graduate Course on Forcing
Alan Dow (UNC Charolette)
Fields Institute, Stewart Library

Tue Nov 20
 1:30 p.m. 
Graduate Course on Large Cardinals
Paul Larson (Miami University)
Fields Institute, Stewart Library

Tue Nov 20
 2:10 p.m. 
Operator Algebras Seminar
Fields Institute, Room 210

Wed Nov 21
 10:00 a.m. 
Set Theory and C*  algebras seminar
Saeed Ghasemi (York University)
Tensor products of SAW* algebras
Fields Institute, Room 210

Thu Nov 22
 
2012 Annual IFID Centre Conference: Withdrawing Money from your Nest Egg
Fields Institute
Registration required

Thu Nov 22
 11:00 a.m. 
Graduate Course on Forcing
Alan Dow (UNC Charolette)
Fields Institute, Stewart Library

Thu Nov 22
 1:30 p.m. 
Graduate Course on Large Cardinals
Paul Larson (Miami University)
Fields Institute, Stewart Library

Thu Nov 22
 2:10 p.m. 
Operator Algebras Seminar
Paul McKenney (Carnegie Mellon)
Approximate *homomorphisms
Fields Institute, Room 210

Thu Nov 22
 3:30 p.m. 
Geometric Representation Theory Seminar
Joel Kamnitzer (University of Toronto)
Crystals, geometric Satake, and the nonnegative tropical flag variety III
Fields Institute, Stewart Library

Fri Nov 23
 11:00 a.m. 
Set Theory Seminar
Todd Eisworth (Ohio University)
A proof of Shelah’s “Cov vs. pp” theorem
Fields Institute, Room 230

Fri Nov 23
 1:30 p.m. 
Set Theory Seminar
Jose Iovino (University of Texas at Arlington)
Model theory for structures of analysis, and omitting uncountable types
Fields Institute, Room 230

Fri Nov 23
 3:30 p.m. 
Algebraic Combinatorics Seminar
Juana SanchezOrtega
straightening relations on the immaculate basis
Fields Institute, Stewart Library

Fri Nov 23
 3:30 p.m. 
Quantitative Finance Seminar
Peter Carr (Morgan Stanley)
Risk, Return and Ross Recovery
Fields Institute, Room 230

Sat Nov 24
 10:00 a.m. 
MathEd Forum
Fields Institute

Mon Nov 26
 3:30 p.m. 
Number Theory Seminar
Dimitris Koukoulopoulos ((University of Montreal))
Fields Institute, Stewart Library

Mon Nov 26
 4:00 p.m. 
Toronto Probability Seminar
Michal Kotowski (University of Waterloo)
Random groups and property (T)
Fields Institute, Room 210

Tue Nov 27
 11:00 a.m. 
Graduate Course on Forcing
Alan Dow (UNC Charolette)
Fields Institute, Stewart Library

Tue Nov 27
 1:30 p.m. 
Graduate Course on Large Cardinals
Paul Larson (Miami University)
Fields Institute, Stewart Library

Tue Nov 27
 2:10 p.m. 
Operator Algebras Seminar
Fields Institute, Room 210

Wed Nov 28
 10:00 a.m. 
Set Theory and C*  algebras seminar
Paul McKenney (Carnegie Mellon)
Automorphisms of a corona algebra
Fields Institute, Room 210

Wed Nov 28
 11:00 a.m. 
Set Theory Seminar
Lynn Scow (UIC)
$I$indexed Indiscernible Sets and Trees
Fields Institute, Room 230

Wed Nov 28
 5:00 p.m. 
Quantitative Finance Seminar
Paul Ormerod (Volterra Partners LLP)
Trying to Make Economics a Science: Key Empirical Features of Recessions and Thoughts on How to Explain Them
Fields Institute, Room 230

Thu Nov 29
 11:00 a.m. 
Graduate Course on Forcing
Alan Dow (UNC Charlotte)
Fields Institute, Stewart Library

Thu Nov 29
 11:00 a.m. 
Geometric Representation Theory Seminar
Joel Kamnitzer (Toronto)
Crystals, geometric Satake, and the nonnegative tropical flag variety IV
Fields Institute, Stewart Library

Thu Nov 29
 1:30 p.m. 
Graduate Course on Large Cardinals
Paul Larson (Miami University)
Fields Institute, Stewart Library

Thu Nov 29
 2:00 p.m. 
Geometry and Model Theory Seminar
Hadi Seyedinejad (Western University)
Fibre families of complex analytic mappings
Fields Institute, Room 230

Thu Nov 29
 2:10 p.m. 
Operator Algebras Seminar
Fields Institute, Room 210

Thu Nov 29
 3:30 p.m. 
Geometry and Model Theory Seminar
Gal Binyamini (University of Toronto)
Complexity of Noetherian Functions
Fields Institute, Room 230

Fri Nov 30
 
Panel Discussion on Financial Quants in Today's Job Market
Fields Institute, Room 230
Registration required

Fri Nov 30
 11:00 a.m. 
Geometric Representation Theory Seminar
Stavros Garoufalidis (Georgia Tech)
The colored HOMFLY polynomial is qholonomic.
Fields Institute, Room 210

Fri Nov 30
 11:00 a.m. 
Set Theory Seminar
Christina Brech (University of Sao Paolo)
The Banach space $\ell_\infty/c_0$ in the Cohen model
Fields Institute, Room 230

Fri Nov 30
 1:30 p.m. 
Set Theory Seminar
Alan Dow (University of Charlotte, North Carolina)
Nontrivial copies of N* in N*
Fields Institute, Room 230

Fri Nov 30
 3:30 p.m. 
Algebraic Combinatorics Seminar
Oded Yacobi
Fields Institute, Room 210
