CMS/CSHPM Summer 2005 Meeting
University of Waterloo
June 4-6, 2005
On behalf of the University of
Waterloo, the Department of Pure Mathematics invites the mathematical
community to the joint Summer 2005 Meeting of the Canadian
Mathematical Society (CMS)
and the Canadian Society for History and Philosophy of Mathematics
Following the usual format of the
CMS Summer Meeting, the program will include a wide variety of
sessions, a contributed paper session, plenary and prize lectures,
and a public lecture.
Most activities and all scientific
talks will be held at the University of Waterloo. The most up-to-date
information concerning the program, including
schedules, will be made available at this web site.
Registration forms appear in the February 2005 issue of the CMS Notes, and are
available on this web site, which also provides
on-line forms for registration and submission of abstracts.
The CMS and the CSHPM will be holding the following business meetings:
The CMS Executive Committee Meeting will be on Friday, June 3, from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., at the Waterloo Inn.
The Development Group Luncheon will be held on Friday, June 3, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at the Waterloo Inn.
The CMS Board of Directors Meeting will be held on Friday, June 3, from 1:00 to 6:30 p.m., at the Waterloo Inn.
The CMS Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday, June 4, from 12:15 - 1:45 p.m. at the University of Waterloo. Lunch will be provided. All CMS members are invited to attend.
The CSHPM Annual General Meeting will be held on Monday, June 6, from 12:15 - 1:45 p.m. at the University of Waterloo. Lunch will be provided. All CSHPM members are invited to attend.
Additional information will be provided in the CMS Notes and on this website. A detailed schedule is available on this web site.
The Welcoming Reception
will be held on Friday, June 3, from 8:00 to 10:00 p.m., in the Great
Hall of the Davis Centre at the University of Waterloo and will be
preceded by a plenary lecture.
The Banquet will take place
in the Centre for International Governance Innovation (the former
Seagram's Museum) on Saturday, June 4, commencing at 7:00 pm,
preceded by a cash bar at 6:00 p.m. Tickets to this event are
available at $60.00 each.
The Participants' Luncheon
will be held on Sunday, June 5, from 12:15 - 2:15 p.m. in
the Festival Room, South Campus Hall, at the University of
Waterloo. A ticket to this luncheon is included in all registration
The UW Alumni Luncheon will
be held on Saturday, June 4, from 12:15 - 1:45 p.m. in
the MC 5158 Room, at the University of Waterloo.
Complimentary coffee and juice
will be available during the scheduled breaks.
A detailed schedule is available on this web site.
TIPS TO PREPARE YOUR NEXT DISCOVERY GRANT APPLICATION
June 5th 2005
staff and Grant Selection Committee members will present an
interactive overview of the peer review process, inform you of the
latest changes at NSERC, give useful advice for the preparation of
your next NSERC application and answer your questions on the
functioning of grant selection committees.
workshop is open to all researchers. It will be particularly helpful
to new faculty members and researchers likely to apply (or re-apply)
in the fall.
Exhibits: Exhibits will be
open from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on June 4 and 5 in the Davis Centre,
Room 1301, at the University of Waterloo.
Joint Exhibit: This exhibit
features books and other products from publishers and other companies
and organizations not represented at the meeting. Order forms will be
available at the exhibit for your convenience. The CMS will forward
any orders to the corresponding company after the meeting. Books and
other materials that will be displayed at this Joint Exhibit will be
donated to the host university.
CMS Membership Booth and Book
Display: We invite participants to visit the CMS Membership Booth
and Book Display in the Davis Centre, Room 1301, at the University of
Waterloo. A representative will be available from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00
p.m. on June 4 and 5 and from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on June 6 to
answer questions about membership, publications, and other programs.
Information Table: In
response to members' suggestions, this table will be set up in the
registration area for information of interest to participants. Please
send a copy of your announcement to the CMS Meetings Coordinator, 577
King Edward, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1N 6N5, facsimile (613)
All announcements require prior
approval. Once approved, the participant may display up to 100 copies
of the announcement. The participant is responsible for providing all
copies for display and for removing any remaining copies before 3:00
p.m. on the last day of the meeting. After that time, all remaining
material will be discarded.
Announcements may not be posted in
the registration or meeting area. Personal distribution of
announcements and announcements of events competing in time or place
with the meeting program are not permitted.
This table is not meant for
material promoting products or services for sale. Those wishing to
promote products for sale should contact the Meetings Coordinator for
information on the Joint Exhibit.
Submission of Abstracts
of talks will be published on-line and in the meeting programme.
Speakers are asked to submit their
abstracts as soon as possible. The deadline for submission of
abstracts is April 10, 2005. The organizers appreciate the
cooperation of all speakers in observing this important deadline.
Abstracts must be submitted by
using the on-line
Abstracts for contributed papers
should be sent to
To better assist organizers, please include the 2000 AMS Subject
can also submit their abstracts by sending an E-mail to
email@example.com. The subject line should contain the
session name; the abstract should be copied into the body of the
mail, using LaTeX coding if possible, adding the speaker's name,
affiliation, email address and title of talk.
The registration form is also
CMS Executive Office
Ottawa, Ontario CANADA K1N 6N5
Payment for pre-registration may
be made by cheque, or by VISA or MasterCard. Although registration
fees are given in Canadian dollars, participants may send cheques in
US dollars by contacting their financial institution for the current
Please note that payment must be
received in Ottawa on or before May 1 in order to qualify for
reduced rates. In order for your payment to be processed before the
meeting, it should be received by May 31. Receipts will be provided
at the meeting.
CMS = Canadian Mathematical Society
Until May 1
After May 1
(fee includes CMS Membership)
(K-12, CEGEP, College)
(free for plenary/prize lecturers)
CSHPM = Canadian Society for History and Philosophy of
AMS = American Mathematical Society
Mathematical Association of America
Wondering whether to pre-register
or wait until you arrive? Here are some advantages to
reduced fees for early
registration until May 1
your name appears on the list of
participants on the meeting web site
your Meeting Package is waiting
for you at the reception on Friday evening
no waiting in line early Saturday
morning to process your registration!
banquet tickets are available now
but may no longer be available on site
For all these reasons, we
encourage you to
whether it be before or after the early registration deadline. If
you'd like to pre-register and enjoy the above benefits, please visit
our web site to use our
Participants wishing to cancel
their registration must notify the CMS Executive Office in writing
before May 31 to receive a refund less a $40 processing fee. Those
whose contributed paper has not been accepted will upon request be
Do you qualify for free CMS membership?
An AMS or a MAA member who
registers at a semi-annual meeting of the CMS and who is not a member
of the CMS, is eligible for a one-time only, one-year free membership
in the CMS.
If you qualify, please visit the
CMS booth to complete a membership application form. Please provide
proof of current AMS or MAA membership. This offer applies to new
It is recommended that bookings be made early in order to avoid disappointment. All participants must make their own reservations. Blocks of rooms will be held at the locations given below until the date indicated. Reservations made after this date will be on a space available basis. Rates are per room per night and are quoted in Canadian dollars. The conference rate is usually available up to three days before and after the meeting; please quote the Group code. Reservations must be guaranteed by a one-night deposit or a major credit card.
For information on airport shuttle service to and from the Toronto and Hamilton airports, please see the airport transportation section below.
Waterloo Inn Hotel and Conference Centre
Booking deadline: April 29, 2005
475 King Street North, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, N2J 2Z5
Applicable taxes: 7% GST, 5% PST,
Group code: Canadian Mathematical Society (online registration form not available for group booking)
Phone: 519-884-0220, toll free: 1-800-361-4708
$120.00 Single or double occupancy
Suites from $199.00 to $369.00
Best Western Hotel St. Jacob
Booking deadline: May 2, 2005
50 Benjamin Road East, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, N2V 2J9
Applicable taxes: 7% GST, 5% PST
Group code: 102619, Canadian Mathematical Society
Phone: 519-884-9295; toll-free 1-800-972-5371
Rates: Comfort Inn
$114.00 Single and double occupancy
$124.00 Triple occupancy
$134.00 Quadruple occupancy
Price includes breakfast buffet
Booking deadline: May 1, 2005
190 Weber St. N., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, N2J 3H4
Applicable taxes: 7 % GST, 5% PST
$85.00 Quadruple occupancy
Price includes one $5.00 voucher for the Golden Griddle Restaurant (Phone: 519-885-5123) per room per night.
Ron Eydt Village (University Residence)
University of Waterloo, Box 16610, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, N2J 4C1
$53.76 Single occupancy (all taxes included)
$36.96 Double occupancy, per person (all taxes included)
When making your reservation, please clarify payment and cancellation policies as these vary from hotel to hotel. You should get a confirmation number for future reference.
Additional information regarding accommodation choices will be posted to the meeting web site as it becomes available.
Information regarding available
child care may be provided by the meeting hotels. Advance research
and arrangements are recommended. Please contact the hotels directly
to make enquiries.
Detailed information regarding the
University of Waterloo, the City of Waterloo, and the Province of
Ontario, including tourism information, local weather and climate,
site and street maps, and itineraries for self-guided tours, are
available at the following websites:
provides shared ride
door-to-door service between Kitchener-Waterloo-Cambridge and the Toronto and
Hamilton airports. ADVANCE RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL SERVICES.
For Toronto airport transfers we have
obtained a reduced conference rate of $40.00 per person, one way, tax
Please identify yourself as a
CMS/CSHPM SUMMER 2005 MEETING delegate when making your
reservation to receive this reduced fare. There is no conference rate
available for Hamilton airport.
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Prepayment by credit card is required
at time of booking. No shows are charged at full fare and
cancellations made less than 12 hours prior to flight arrival or less
than 12 hours prior to pick-up time will be charged at full fare.
Hamilton fares: 1 passenger: $65.00, 2 passengers: $90.00.
All fares are one way, tax included.
Limited funds are available to
partially fund the travel and accommodation costs for bona fide
graduate students at a Canadian or other university. Preference is
given to Canadian students. To apply for this funding, applicants
should submit a letter written by their supervisor or departmental
graduate advisor, providing the following: name of student, area of
study and level, how the student will benefit from the meeting,
whether or not the student be speaking, and what support is available
from other sources.
This letter should be sent before
April 10, 2005 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applicants will be notified early in May of the funding decision.
If successful, the student will
receive a cheque for reimbursement of expenses after the meeting and
upon completion and submission of the standard Travel Expense Claim
Form, along with appropriate original receipts.
For more information, please
contact the Meeting Committee at email@example.com.
Support from the following is
gratefully acknowledged. Additional information regarding support for
this meeting will be posted to the meeting web site as it becomes
The Canadian Mathematical Society
wishes to acknowledge the contributions of the