October 25, 2014
Supported by The Fields Institute

Fields scientific programs are devoted to research in the mathematical sciences, and enhanced graduate and post-doctoral training opportunities. Part of the mandate of the Institute is to broaden and enlarge the community, and to encourage the participation of women and members of visible minority groups in our scientific programs.

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Mathematics of Planet Earth


Ongoing Scientific Seminars/Workshops
Commercial Industrial Mathematics Seminar

Upcoming Activities 2014-15

October 26, 2014
Royal Canadian Institute Lecture
Donald G. Saari, University of California, Irvine
Voting: How can it go so wrong?
Medical Sciences Auditorium, University of Toronto

October 27, 2014 --5:00 p.m.
Public Lecture
Donald G. Saari, University of California, Irvine
Mathematics and the mystery of "dark matter"
Bahen Building, Room 1190

October 27-29, 2014
Quantum Optimization Workshop
Fields Institute

November 3, 2014
Keyfitz Lectures in Mathematics and the Social Sciences
Paul Milgrom, Stanford University
Reallocating Radio Spectrum: A Hard Resource Allocation Problem

November 5-6, 2014
Workshop on Big Data for Health Policy
Fields Institute

November 7, 2014
25th Edward F. Kelly Evaluation Conference

Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto

November 7-8, 2014
Statistical Issues in Biomarker and Drug Co-development Workshop
Fields Institute

November 15-16 , 2014
Workshop on Algebraic Varieties
Fields Institute

November 17-20, 2014
Fields Medal Symposium in honour of Cédric Villani
Fields Institute

November 21-22, 2014
Fifth North American GeoGebra Conference
Conference Theme: Explorative Learning with Technology
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education

November 24-28, 2014
Conference on the Legacy of Vladimir Arnold
Fields Institute

December 10 & 11, 2014
Distinguished Lecture Series in Statistical Science
Bin Yu, University of California, Berkeley
Room 230, Fields Institute

December 15-19, 2014
Conference on Analysis, Spectra, and Number Theory
Princeton University

2015 Winter Term
Workshop on Big Data in Commercial and Retail Banking
Fields Institute, Toronto

January 23-25,2015
Combinatorial Algebra meets Algebraic Combinatorics
Queen's University

March 9-11, 2015
Conference on Quantum Probability and the Mathematical Modelling of Decision Making
Fields Institute

March 29 -April 2, 2015
Forcing and Its Applications Retrospective Workshop
Fields Institute

April 9-10, 2015
Distinguished Lecture Series in Statistical Science
Terry Speed, University of California, Berkeley
Room 230, Fields Institute

May 6-8, 2015
Algorithms and Complexity in Mathematics, Epistemology and Science (ACMES).
Western University

May 7-10, 2015
Representation Theory and Analysis on Lie Groups over Local Fields
University of Ottawa

June 1-4, 2015
5th biennial Canadian Discrete and Algorithmic Mathematics Conference (CanaDAM)
University of Saskatchewan

June 12-14, 2015
Symposium on Mathematics Education And Coding
Modelling Mathematics Relationships With Code
Faculty of Education,Western University

June 15 – June 26, 2015
2015 Séminaire de Mathématiques Supérieures - Geometric and Computational Spectral Theory,
to be held at CRM, Montreal

June 17-19, 2015*dates tentative
7th Summer Solstice International Conference on Discrete Models of Complex Systems
Fields Institute, Toronto

Upcoming Activities 2015-16

July 6-10 2015
Geometric Algebra: Bridges Between Commutative Algebra, Noncommutative Geometry, and Representation Theory
Fields Institute, Toronto

July 13-July 17, 2015
Conference on Quantum Groups and Quantum Information Theory
to be held at Herstmonceux Castle, UK

Summer 2016
Dynamics of Biological Systems, Séminaire de Mathématiques Supérieures
University of Alberta


Upcoming Activities 2016-17

July 11-15, 2016
World Congress of Probability and Statistics
hosted by the Fields Institute