January 29, 2023
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

Past Activities after July 1, 2014 --

June 29-July 3, 2015
Workshop on Noncommutative Geometry and Spectral Invariants
Montréal, Québec

June 25-27, 2015
Descriptional Complexity of Formal Systems Workshop (DCFS2015)
University of Waterloo

June 24, 2015
Conference on “The Role of Theory in Computer Science”
University of Waterloo

June 19-21, 2015
Symposium on Mathematics Education And Coding
Modelling Mathematics Relationships With Code
Faculty of Education,Western University

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

June 16-17, 2015
Sixth Workshop on Big Data Benchmarking

University of Toronto

June 15-19, 2015
43rd Canadian Annual Symposium on Operator Algebras and Their Applications (COSy)
University of Waterloo

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

June 12-13, 2015
Closing Conference: Statistical and Computational Analytics for Big Data
Dalhousie University

June 11-14, 2015
Theory Canada 10
University of Calgary

June 11-12, 2015
Noncommutative Geometry and its Applications Workshop
University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario

June 9, 2015
The Fields AMMCS-CAIMS Discussion Panel
Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo

June 8-9, 2015
Unstable Homotopy Theory Conference: A Conference in Honour of Paul Selick
University of Toronto

June 7-12, 2015
The 2015 AMMCS-CAIMS Congress
Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo

June 2, 2015
Public Lecture: Clifford Will
Black Holes, Waves of Gravity, and other Warped Ideas of Dr. Einstein
University of Toronto

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

May 29, 2015
Avner Magen Memorial Lecture

James R. Lee, University of Washington.

Bahen Centre, University of Toronto

May 25-30, 2015
GAP 2015: Geometry And Physics School and Conference
The Perimeter Institute, Waterloo

May 21-24, 2015
Discrete Math Days and Ontario Combinatorics Workshop
University of Ottawa

May 20-21, 2015
Workshop on Big Data in Commercial and Retail Banking

Fields Institute

May 14, 2015
Public Lecture

Gabor Stepan, Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Fields Institute

May 8-9, 2015
Fields Geometric Analysis Colloquium

Fields Institute

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

May 4-5, 2015
Distinguished Lecture Series
John Mallet-Paret, Brown University
Fields Institute

May 4-5, 2015
Workshop From Lie Algebras To Group Schemes
University of Ottawa and Carleton University

May 5, 2015
Guelph Biomathematics and Biostatistics Symposium
Descriptive and Predictive Methods in the Study of Communicable Diseases
University of Guelph

May 5, 2015
Applied Mathematics Colloquium/Seminar
Jerome Neufeld (University of Cambridge)
Fields Institute

May 6
Live streaming of the Finance and Society Conference from Washington, DC
YSI (Young Scholar's Initiative) at the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET)
Fields Institute

April 23-24, 2015
Distinguished Lecture Series in Statistical Science
Bin Yu, University of California, Berkeley
Fields Institute

April 21-24, 2015
Workshop on Complex spatio-temporal data structures: Methods and applications
Fields Institute

April 17, 2015
Statistics Graduate Student Research Day
Fields Institute

April 10, 2015
Art/Sci Salon : From Nature: Exploring Biomorphic Generative Design
Jessica Rosenkrantz and Jesse Louis-Rosenberg, a.k.a. Nervous System
Stephen Morris, University of Toronto

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

April 7-9, 2015
Coxeter Lecture Series
Michael Jordan, University of California, Berkeley
Fields Institute

April 6
Applied Mathematics Colloquium/Seminar
Hiro Oh (University of Edinburgh), Oana Pocovnicu (Princeton University)
Fields Institute

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

March 28, 2015
Conference on Financial Econometrics and Risk Management
Western University

March 25, 2015
Distinguished Public Lecture
Andrew Lo, MIT
Fields Institute

March 18-19, 2015
Mathematical Mobilization of Vaccine Discovery and Development Workshop
Fields Institute

March 16-18, 2015
Workshop on the Geometry of Noncommutative Manifolds
Fields Institute

March 17
Fields-Origins Institute Seminar
Philip Marcus (University of California - Berkeley)
Fields Institute

March 16
Industrial Optimization Seminar
Miguel Anjos, Ecole Polytechnique Montréal and Innocent Kamwa, Hydro-Québec
Field Institute

March 12, 2015
Art Sci Salon
Beeing Biodiverse - The Art of Spying on Wild Bees
Laurence Packer, Sarah Peebles
Fields Institute

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

March 7-8, 2015
Workshop on Algebraic Varieties
Fields Institute

February 26
Art Sci Salon
Fibers, Textures, Textiles
Fields Institute

February 25

Quantitative Finance Seminar
Joe Campolieti - Wilfrid Laurier, Terry Rockafellar - University of Washington

February 19-20, 26-27
Master Class on Elliptic Algebras and Poisson Structures
Alexander Odesskii, Brock University

February 25, 26, 27
The University of Toronto 20th Annual R.A. Blyth Lecture Series in Mathematics
David Donoho, Stanford University

February 9 - 11, 2015
Workshop on Optimization and Matrix Methods in Big Data
Fields Institute

February 23 - 27, 2015
Workshop on Visualization for Big Data: Strategies and Principles
Fields Institute

January 28
Quantitative Finance Seminar
Paolo Guasoni - Boston University and Dublin City University, Anna Obizhaeva - University of Maryland

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

January 12 - 23
Opening Conference and Boot Camp on Big Data
Fields Institute

January 13, 2015 at 9:30 a.m.
Distinguished Public Lecture
Emmanuel Candes, Stanford University
Big Data and the Reproducibility of Scientific Research: What Can Statistics Offer
Room 230, Fields Institute

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

Princeton University

December 9, 2014
Enterprise Software for Data Analytics Symposium
Fields Institute

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto

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

October 27-29, 2014
Quantum Optimization Workshop
Fields Institute

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 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 20, 2014 at 3:30 p.m.
2014 CRM-Fields-PIMS Prize Lecture

Niky Kamran,
McGill University
Fields Institute,Room 230

October 14-17, 2014
Workshop on Moment Methods in Kinetic Theory II
Fields Institute

October 11-12, 2014
The 12th East Coast Operator Algebras Symposium
Fields Institute

October 3-5, 2014
Connecting Women in Mathematics Across Canada
Banff International Research Station

October 1-3, 2014
PQCrypto 2014, 6th International Conference on Post-Quantum Cryptography
University of Waterloo

Coxeter Lectures, September 29, 30 and October 1, 2014
Thematic Program on Variational Problems in Physics, Economics and Geometry
SYLVIA SERFATY, Université Pierre et Marie Curie Paris 6

September 27-28, 2014.
Quebec-Maine Number Theory Conference
University of Laval

September 22-25, 2014
5th International Conference on Runtime Verification
Fields Institute

September 11, 2014 at 5:00 p.m
Public Lecture Series
ROBERT ALIBER, University of Chicago
The Source of Financial Crisis
Fields Institute, Room 230

Distinguished Lectures, September 8-10, 2014 at 3:30 pm
SIMON BRENDLE, Stanford University

September 8- Ricci Flow and the Sphere Theorem
September 9 - Minimal tori in $S^3$ and the Lawson Conjecture
September 10 - New Estimates for Mean Curvature Flow
Fields Institute

September 5, 2014 --9:30 a.m.
Pisa/Fields Seminar Series
Stefano Marmi,
Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa
Linearization of Roth type interval exchange maps

August 28 - September 1, 2014
International Workshop on Enveloping Algebras and Representation Theory
Carleton University, held at Memorial University of Newfoundland

August 25-29, 2014
Exact Solvability and Symmetry Avatars Conference

August 10-23, 2014
Two Weeks at Waterloo - A summer school for women in Math
University of Waterloo

August 11-15, 2014
Fields-Mprime Industrial Problem Solving (CIM) Workshop
Fields Institute

August 11-13, 2014
26th Canadian Conference on Computational Geometry (CCCG)
Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

August 5-9,2014
Workshop on Making Models: Stimulating Research In Rigidity Theory And Spatial-Visual Reasoning
Fields Institute

August 5-8, 2014
5th IUPAP International Conference on Women in Physics
Wilfrid Laurier University

August 5-6, 2014
Meeting on Open Online Mathematics Instruction
Bahen Centre

July 28 - August 1, 2014
Brock International Conference on Groups, Rings and Group Rings
Brock University

July 21-Aug. 15, 2014
2014 AARMS Summer School
Dalhousie Univerity

July 23-27, 2014,
The Canadian University Mathematics Conference (CUMC)
Carleton University

July 15-20, 2014
Psychology of Mathematics Education PME Conference
Joint PME-NA 36/PME 38 meeting
University of British Columbia

July 14-18, 2014

13th International Conference on Unconventional Computation & Natural Computation
University of Western Ontario

July 03-04, 2014

Summer Workshop on Big Data for Health

Fields Institute

July 02-05, 2014,
The Canadian Undergraduate Mathematics Conference (CUMC)
Carleton University

June 29-July 3, 2014
26th International Conference on Formal Power Series and Algebraic Combinatorics (FPSAC 2014)
DePaul University, Chicago

June 23-July 4, 2014
Séminaire de Mathématiques Supérieures - Counting Arithmetic Objects
Centre de Recherches Mathématiques, Montreal