2013 CMS Winter Meeting

University of Ottawa, December 6 - 9, 2013


Schedule - Plenary, Prize and Public Lectures

Friday December 6
16:00 - 17:00 David Sankoff (University of Ottawa), Public Lecture, A bunch of flower problems, Victoria North

17:00 - 18:00 John Conway (Princeton University), Public Lecture, From Games to Numbers, Victoria North
Saturday December 7
9:00 - 10:00 Norbert Schappacher (Université de Strasbourg), Plenary Speaker, Political Space Curves (Reflections on the centennial fate of a mathematical 'fact'), Victoria North

10:30 - 11:30 John Grant McLoughlin (University of New Brunswick), Adrien Pouliot Award, An Unfinished Tapestry (Une Tapisserie Inachevée), Victoria North

18:00 - 19:00 Alexander Karp (Columbia), Plenary Speaker, Mathematicians and pre-college mathematics education: Thinking about productive involvement, Victoria North

19:00 - 20:00 Robert Smith? (University of Ottawa), Public Lecture, When Zombies Attack! Mathematical Modelling of an Outbreak of Zombie Infection, Victoria North

20:00 - 21:00 Manuel A. Báez (Carleton University), Public Lecture, Pattern Resonance: The Morphology of the Amorphous, Victoria North
Sunday December 8
8:00 - 9:00 Daniel Wise (McGill University), Plenary Speaker, Cube Complexes, Victoria North

10:30 - 11:30 Mikhail Lyubich (SUNY Stony Brook), Plenary Speaker, Victoria North

11:30 - 12:30 Zinovy Reichstein (University of British Columbia), Jeffery-Williams Prize, From Tschirnhaus transformations to essential dimension, Victoria North
Monday December 9
8:00 - 9:00 Stephen Kudla (University of Toronto), Plenary Speaker, Algebraic cycles and Siegel modular forms, Victoria North

10:30 - 11:30 George Elliott (University of Toronto), Plenary Speaker, What is required for classification (when there is no moduli space)?, Victoria North

11:30 - 12:30 Marc Ryser (Duke University), Doctoral Prize, Of noise and cancer, Victoria North


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