Women Mathematicians’ Lunch and Panel Discussion on Mentoring
Friday June 3, 12:30 - 2:00 pm
Meet other women mathematicians, participate in a panel discussion on how we can support and encourage one another, and enjoy lunch together.
Our panellists include:
Georgia Benkart, University of Wisconsin, President Association for Women in Mathematics
Shannon Fitzpatrick, UPEI, Member CMS Women in Mathematics Committee
Rachel Kuske, UBC Chair, Founder and Advisor AWM Mentoring program
Jody Reimer, University of Manitoba, Member CMS Student Committee
This event is hosted by the CMS Women in Mathematics Committee and is open to all women registered in the conference. There is no charge and no preregistration is required.
NSERC Long Range Strategy
Saturday, June 4, 12:30 - 1:30 pm
The Canadian mathematics and statistics communities are engaged in a long range planning (LRP) exercise for 2012-2017/22.
This exercise is funded by NSERC, and draws on the expertise of the societies, institutes and the communities of researchers in mathematics and statistics.
The website serves as the primary repository for information about the development of the plan.
Members of the steering committee will briefly present a summary of the progress to date, and then invite feedback from the audience.
The format of the session will be a short presentation followed by questions and answers. (light lunch provided)
NSERC Research Funding
Saturday, June 4, 1:30 - 2:30 pm
Anne-Marie Thompson (Director, Mathematical and Physical Sciences) will present an update on the current evaluation system and procedures for research grant applications. The format of the session will be an introduction by the CMS President, followed by a short presentation, and followed by questions and answers.