SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES

August 21, 2014

Scientific Activities during the period
July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013


Mathematics of Planet Earth

Fields 20th Anniversary
Back2Fields Colloquium Series

THEMATIC & FOCUS PROGRAMS
2012-13

GENERAL SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITIES

Ongoing Scientific Seminars/Workshops

2012-13

June 24-July 5, 2013
Séminaire de Mathématiques Supérieures - Physics and Mathematics of Link Homology
Centre de Recherches Mathématiques, Montreal

June 26, 2013 at 5:00 p.m.
AIMA-The Alternative Investment Management Association
Fields Institute, Toronto

June 21, 2013
Mathematics of Planet Earth -Public Lecture Series
Jane Wang, Cornell
Insects, computers, and us
Sponsored by Fields and the CMS

June 10-13 2013
4th biennial Canadian Discrete and Algorithmic Mathematics Conference (CanaDAM)
Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's

June 8-10, 2013
Workshop on Number Theory with a view towards Transcendence and Diophantine Approximation
University of Ottawa

June 7, 2013
Guelph Biomathematics and Biostatistics Symposium
Adaptivite Strategies in Epidemiology, Ecology, and Engineering

Guelph University

June 4-5, 2013
Southwestern Ontario Graduate Mathematics Conference
University of Guelph

May 31, 2013
Avner Magen Memorial Lecture
Bernard Chazelle
, Princeton University
Fields Institute

May 29 - June 2, 2013
Fourth Conference on Computational and Mathematical Population Dynamics (CMPD4)
North University of China (NUC), Taiyuan, China

May 28-30, 2013
Distinguished Lecture Series
Jean-Pierre Serre, Collège de France

May 27-31, 2013
Canadian Annual Symposium on Operator Algebras and Their Applications (COSy)
Fields Institute

May 19-27, 2013
Summer School on Mathematics of Infectious Disease

York University

May 24-25, 2013
Random Walks and Cosmic Conceptions: Music of Xenakis and Beyond
to be held at the Fields Institute and Perimeter Institute, Waterloo

May 24 2013
CMESG 2013 Pre-Conference

Mathematics Education Research and Mathematics Teaching: Illusions, Reality, and Opportunities
Brock University

May 23-26, 2013
Theory Canada 8 (TC 8) Conference
Bishop's University

May 21-23, 2013
8th Conference on Theory of Quantum Computation, Communication and Cryptography
University of Guelph

May 21- 23, 2013
Raman Parimala, Emory University
Coxeter Lectures


May 16-18, 2013
21st Ontario Combinatorics Workshop
Nipissing University

May 16-17, 2013
Workshop on Skewed Statistical Models and Applications
McMaster University

May 9-10, 2013
2013 Ottawa-Carleton Discrete Mathematics Days
Ottawa University

May 8-13, 2013
Association for Symbolic Logic Annual Meeting
University of Waterloo

May 3-4, 2013
17th Annual Canadian Symposium on Abstract Harmonic Analysis
Lakehead University

May 3, 2013
SNAP Math Fair
Fields Institute, Outreach activity

April 29-30, 2013
Workshop on Establishing the Scientific Foundation for Quantitative Public Health Decision-making
Fields Institute

April 22-26, 2013
Workshop on Challenges in Combinatorics on Words
Fields Institute

April 18, 2013
Statistics Graduate Student Research Day, 'Statistics in Networks'

Fields Institute

April 12 , 2013
2013 Southern Ontario Dynamics Day
Fields Institute

April 11, 2013 -11:00 a.m
Mathematics of Planet Earth -Public Lecture Series

Darrel Duffie,
Stanford
The new architecture of our financial system
Fields Institute
Sponsored by Fields and the CMS

March 21-23, 2013
Workshop on Mind in Mathematics: New Frontiers
Fields Institute

March 21, 2013
Keyfitz Lectures in Mathematics and the Social Sciences
Douglas R. Hofstadter,Professor of Cognitive Science and Computer Science, Indiana University
The Ubiquity of Analogy in Mathematical Thought

March 7-8, 2013
Fields Carleton Distinguished Lecture
Thomas Hales (University of Pittsburgh)
Carleton University

February 28 -March 1, 2013
Short Course on Monetary Policy
Ulrich Bindseil, European Central Bank

February 19-22, 2013
W
orkshop on Mathematical Methods of Quantum Tomography
Fields Institute, Toronto

January 25-27, 2013
10th Annual Meeting of Combinatorial Algebra meets Algebraic Combinatorics
Fields Institute, Toronto

December 6-7, 2012
Distinguished Lecture Series in Statistical Science
Norman Breslow, University of Washington

November 30, 2012
Panel Discussion on Financial Quants in Today's Job Market (FQTJM)

Fields Institute

November 22, 2012 --9:00am-1:00pm
2012 Annual IFID Centre Conference
Theme: Withdrawing Money from your Nest Egg
Fields Institute

November 17, 2012
University of Toronto Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Mind
University of Toronto

November 8, 2012 at 5p.m.
Public Lecture
Bill Janeway, Institute for New Economic Thinking
Reasoning about Rationality: Why Bubbles are both Banal and Necessary
Fields Institute

November 7-9, 2012
Distinguished Lecture Series
Matthew D. Foreman,University of California, Irvine
Fields Institute

November 7, 2012 at 3:30 pm.
Large Cardinals: Who are they? What are they doing here? Why won't they go away?
November 8, 2012 at 3:30 pm.
Does set theory have anything to do with mathematics?
November 9, 2012 at 3:30 pm.
Generic Elementary Embeddings


November 3-4, 2012
Workshop on Algebraic Varieties
Fields Institute

October 30, 2012 at 3:30 p.m.
Back2Fields Colloquium
Kristian Bjerklöv, Institutionen för Matematik - KTH

October 26, 2012
Workshop on Complexity Science and Risk Management
Fields Institute, Toronto

October 25-26, 2012
5th International Symposium on Foundations & Practice of Security, FPS 2012
École de technologie supérieure, Montréal

October 20–21, 2012
Algebra Days with focus on Geometric Group Theory
Carleton University

October 20-21, 2012
Interactions between Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, the 22th Annual Route 81 Conference
Queen's University

October 17, 2012 at 5:30
Panel Discussion: Women in the Mathematical Sciences
Fields Institute, Room 230

October 15-18, 2012
Fields Medal Symposium
Fields Institute, Toronto

October 11, 2012 -3:30 p.m
History of Mathematics Lecture
Craig Fraser, University of Toronto
Mathematics on the Eve of the Great War: Background to the Career of John Charles Fields

October 11, 2012--2:00 p.m.
Back2Fields Colloquium
Philipp Hieronymi, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Tame Geometry: A tale of two spirals
Fields Institute, Toronto

October 1-4, 2012
14th International Symposium on Stabilization, Safety, and Security of Distributed Systems
Fields Institute, Toronto

September 26, 2012 at 3:30 p.m.
Back2Fields Colloquium
Ke Zhang, University of Toronto

September 24-28, 2012
CEMPI Inaugural Conference
Université Lille 1

September 24-26, 2012
Workshop on Frontiers in Quantum Materials
Fields Institute

September 20, 2012 at 4 p.m.
Public Lecture
Stéphane Nonnenmacher, Commissariat à l'énergie atomique, Saclay
Counting stationary modes: a discrete view of geometry and dynamics

September 19-21, 2012
Weyl law at 100 Workshop
Fields Institute

September 13, 2012 at 4:30 p.m.
Back2Fields Colloquium
Andrew Toms, Purdue University

September 6-9, 2012
11th International Conference on Complexity in Acute Illness (ICCAI)
University of Ottawa, held at the Marriott Hotel, 100 Kent St, Ottawa

September 6-7, 2012
Biannual Meeting in Noncommutative Geometry
Fields Institute and the University of New Brunswick

September 6, 2012
2012 CRM-Fields-PIMS Prize Lecture

Stevo Todorcevic,
University of Toronto
Walks on Ordinals and Their Characteristics
Fields Institute

September 4-5, 2012
CanQueue 2012: “Bringing Queue Models to Life”
University of Western Ontario

August 28-30, 2012 at 3:30 p.m.
Distinguished Lecture Series, Focus Program on Whitney Problems
Assaf Naor, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
The Lipschitz Extension Problem

August 21-24, 2012
Infinite dimensional Lie theory: algebra, geometry and combinatorics,
A CRM-Fields Workshop
at the Centre de recherches mathématique,Montréal

August 13-17, 2012
Workshop on Discrete and Computational Geometry
Carleton University

August 12-25, 2012
A Summer School for Women in Math

University of Waterloo

August 9-10, 2012
Fifth International Conference on Similarity Search and Applications
(SISAP 2012)
Fields Institute, Toronto


August 8-10, 2012
24th Canadian Conference on Computational Geometry
Charlottetown, PEI
Supported by the Fields Institute

July 19-21, 2012
International Workshop on New Advances in Statistics: Theory and Applications
University of Manitoba

July 3-August 24, 2012
Fields-MITACS Undergraduate Summer Research Program
Fields Institute

July 5, 2012
PUBLIC LECTURE
Steve Keen, University of Western Sydney

Why the crisis is not over
Fields Institute

July 3-6, 2012
Fields Institute-MITACS International Symposium Asymptotic Methods in Stochastics, in Honour of Miklos Csörgő on the occasion of his 80th birthday
Carleton University

July 3-6, 2012
Workshop on Algebraic Monoids, Group Embeddings and Algebraic Combinatorics
Fields Institute