January 29, 2023

Scientific Activities during the period
July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2012

General Scientific Activities 2011-12 THEMATIC PROGRAMS


July 4 to August 26, 2011
Fields-MITACS Undergraduate Summer Research Program
Fields 20th Anniversary
Back2Fields Colloquium Series
  Fields Cognitive Science Network:
for the Empirical and Interdisciplinary Study of the Nature of Mathematics
Mathematics of Planet Earth
Climate Change, Sustainability and the Mathematical Sciences;
A Joint Initiative of the North American Mathematical Institutions
Geometric Structures Laboratory
Ongoing Scientific Seminars/Workshops



June 27, 2012 - 3:00 - 4:30 p.m
Fields Institute Annual General Meeting
Panel Discussion on Mathematics and Economic Development
Nassif Ghoussoub (Director of BIRS and Mprime),
David Jaffray (University of Toronto Senior Scientist, Ontario Cancer Institute),
Bartosz Protas (Director, School of Computational Engineering and Science, McMaster University),
Luis Seco (Director of RiskLab and CEO of Sigma Analysis),
Mima Vulovic (Senior Policy Advisor, Economic Development and Innovation, Research Programs, Government of Ontario) Fields Institute, Room 230

June 25-28, 2012
Workshop on Relativistic Quantum Information
Perimeter Institute

June 24 - July 6, 2012
2012 Séminaire de Mathématiques Supérieures
held at CRM, Montreal

June 24-28, 2012
The 2012 Annual Meeting of the Canadian Applied and Industrial Mathematics Society
Hosted by Fields Institute at the University of Toronto

June 22, 2012
Back2Fields Colloquium Series
Andrei Biryuk
, Kuban State University, Krasnodar, Russia
Comparison theorems for $p$-elliptic equations with laden levelsets as coefficients and some other topics

June 20, 2012
Back2Fields Colloquium Series
Brett Wick, Georgia Institute of Technology,
Function Theory meets Operator Theory: The Corona Problem and Bilinear Forms

June 18-22, 2012
Workshop on the Corona Problem: Connections Between Operator Theory, Function Theory and Geometry
Fields Institutee

June 11-16, 2012 (Summer School)
June 18- 22, 2012 (Student Conference)
12th Canadian Summer School on Quantum Information
9th Canadian Student Conference on Quantum Information/2nd AQuA Graduate Student Congress on Quantum Information and Computation

Institute for Quantum Computing, University of Waterloo

June 11-13, 2012
Matching, Matroids and Extensions, A Conference in Honour of Bill Cunningham's 65th Birthday
University of Waterloo

June 7, 2012
Guelph Biomathematics and Biostatistics Symposium
Frontiers in Networks: Models and Applications

University of Guelph

June 5 - July 3, 2012
Sojourns in Nonlinear Economics
Fields Institute

June 4-8, 2012
SETA 2012: Sequences and Their Applications
University of Waterloo

May 30 - June 1, 2012
2012 Fields Institute Symposium on the Analysis of Survey Data and Small Area Estimation
In honour of the 75th Birthday of Professor J.N.K. Rao
Carleton University

May 29-31, 2012
Workshop on Rational homotopy theory and its applications
University of Ottawa

May 25, 2012 --11AM
Avner Magen Memorial Lecture
Avi Wigderson, Institute for Advanced Study

Co-sponsored by the Fields Institute and Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto

May 21-25, 2012
Canadian Operator Symposium, 2012
Queen's University, Kingstonday, May 25 at 11AM

May 18-19, 2012
Ontario Combinatorics Workshop
Fields Institute

May 14-19, 2012
Workshop on Recent Advances in General Topology, Dimension Theory, Continuum Theory and Dynamical Systems
Nipissing University.

May 7-9, 2012 --3:30 p.m.
Distinguished Lecture Series
Emmanuel Candes
(Stanford University)
From compressive sensing to super-resolution
May 7- Bahen Centre for Information Technology, BA1130
May 8 & 9 - The Fields Institute

May 7-9, 2012
Young Researchers Workshop on Higher Algebraic and Geometric Structures: Modern Methods in Representation Theory

Bahen Centre, Room 6183

May 7-11, 2012
From Dynamics to Complexity: A conference celebrating the work of Mike Shub
Fields Institute

May 5-8, 2012
GAP 2012 (Geometry And Physics)
Held jointly at both the University of Waterloo and the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

May 3, 2012 -- 6:00 p.m., Bahen, Room 1160
Keyfitz Lectures in Mathematics and the Social Sciences
Stephen Fienberg, Carnegie Mellon University
Counting the People

April 29 - May 2, 2012
Canadian Human and Statistical Genetics Meeting
White Oaks Conference Centre, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

April 26-27, 2012
Fields-Carleton Distinguished Lecture Series
Kenneth R. Davidson, University of Waterloo

April 26, 2012 at 6:00 p.m
Public Lecture The foundations of real analysis, from Newton and Leibnitz to Weierstrass and Cantor
April 27, 2012 at 3:30 p.m.
Lecture II: Operator theory meets algebraic geometry

April 19, 2012
Statistics Graduate Student Research Day
Models for Dependent Data

Fields Institute

April 19-22, 2012
Workshop on Exceptional Algebras and Groups
University of Ottawa

April 16-18, 2012
Workshop on Graphical Models: Mathematics, Statistics and Computer science
Fields Institute

April 14-15, 2012
Workshop on Algebraic Varieties
Fields Institute

April 11-13, 2012
Workshop on Recent Progress in Quantum Algorithms
to be held at the University of Waterloo and the Perimeter Institute

March 29-31, 2012
Workshop on Mathematical Oncology IV: Integrative Cancer Biology

Fields Institute
Supported by the Centre for Mathematical Medicine at Fields

March 8-9, 2012
Workshop on Coordinated activity in physiology: measures, concepts and controversies
Fields Institute
Supported by the Centre for Mathematical Medicine at Fields

February 22-24, 2012
Workshop on Surfactant Driven Thin Film Flows
Fields Institute

February 3, 2012
Second Québec-Ontario Workshop on Insurance Mathematics
Fields Institute


November 16-19, 2011
Fields Institute Workshop on Hybrid Methodologies for Symbolic-Numeric Computation
University of Waterloo

November 19-20, 2011
Workshop on Algebraic Varieties
Fields Institute

November 11-13, 2011
Research Colloquium on Mathematics Education and Climate Change
University of Ottawa

November 7,9,11 2011
Coxeter Lecture Series
Stephen Smale, City University of Hong Kong

October 28–30, 2011
The First 3-C Risk Forum & 2011 International Conference on Engineering and Risk Management (ERM)
RiskLab Global
Fields Institute

October 28-29, 2011
Foundations and Frontiers: A Conference Celebrating the Contributions of Mary Thompson to the Statistical Sciences
University of Waterloo

October 21-23, 2011
The 28th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Econometrics Study Group
Hosted by Department of Economics, Ryerson University
Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre

October 16, 2011
Royal Canadian Institute Lecture
Keith Devlin, Stanford University
Leonardo and Steve: How Fibonacci beat Apple to market by 800 Year
MacLeod Auditorium, Medical Sciences Building, University of Toronto
Co-sponsored by the Fields Institute

October 14-16, 2011
Workshop on Category Theoretic Methods in Representation Theory
University of Ottawa

October 14-15, 2011
Workshop in Large Scale Optimization and Applications - 13th Annual Midwest Optimization Meeting
Fields Institute

Distinguished Lecture Series
Erik Demaine, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

October 12 -- 4:30 p.m
Algorithms Meet Art, Puzzles, and Magic
October 13 -- 4:30 p.m.
October 14 -- 4:30 p.m.

October 7-9, 2011
3rd Montreal-Toronto Workshop in Number Theory
Fields Institute

October 5-6, 2011
Distinguished Lecture Series in Statistical Science
Jerome H. Friedman , Department of Statistics, Stanford University
October 5 - 3:30 p.m.
Statistical Learning with Large Numbers of Predictor Variables
October 6 - 11:00 a.m.
Predictive Learning via Rule Ensembles

October 3-4, 2011
Industrial-Academic Workshop on Optimization in Finance and Risk Management
Fields Institute

September 9-11, 2011
Brock International Conference in Number Theory
Brock University, St. Catherines, Ontario

August 29-31, 2011
Symposium on Modelling and Informatics of Disease and Environment (SMIDE)
York University

August 21-24, 2011
Fields-MITACS Workshop on Probabilistic Methods in Wireless Networks
Carleton University

Aug. 16-25, 2011
Workshop on Arithmetic and Geometry of K3 surfaces and Calabi-Yau threefolds
Fields Institute and University of Toronto

August 11-12, 2011
Workshop on Selected Areas in Cryptography (SAC 2011),
Ryerson University

August 10-12, 2011
23rd Canadian Conference on Computational Geometry
University of Toronto Campus

August 8-12, 2011
Conference on Quantum Computing and Quantum Control
a Joint Fields-CQIQC Conference
Fields Institute

August 8-12, 2011
o-minimal Structures and Real Analytic Geometry Retrospective Workshop
Fields Institute & UToronto Campus

August 3-10, 2011
Banach Algebras Conference 2011
University of Waterloo

August 2-4, 2011
Workshop on Positivity
hosted by the Fields Institute, held at the University of Toronto

July 26-29, 2011
Conference in Harmonic Analysis and Partial differential Equations (in honour of Eric Sawyer)
Fields Institute

July 25-29, 2011
International Conference on Applied Mathematics, Modeling and Computational Science, AMMCS 2011
Sir Wilfrid Laurier University
Supported by Fields

July 25-29,2011
Conference on Blaschke Products and their Applications
University of Toronto Campus

July 19, 2011
AIMA Introduction to the Canadian Hedge Fund Industry
Fields Institute

July 11-15, 2011
SciCADE 2011, International Conference on Scientific Computation and Differential Equations
hosted by the Fields Institute, held at the University of Toronto

July 11-13, 2011
Coxeter Lectures, Summer Thematic Program on the Mathematics of Constraint Satisfaction
Moshe Y. Vardi, Rice University
July 11 - And Logic Begat Computer Science: When Giants Roamed the Earth
July 12 - From Philosophical to Industrial Logics
July 13 - Logic, Automata, Games, and Algorithms

July 6-9, 2011
Conference on Transcendence and L-functions
Fields Institute

July 4 -August 26, 2011
Fields-MITACS Undergraduate Summer Research Program
Fields Institute

June 27-July 8, 2011
Séminaire de mathématique supérieures,
Metric Measure Spaces:Geometric and Analytic Aspects

held at Université de Montréal
Co-sponsored by CRM, Fields, PIMS and MSRI

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