2015 CMS Winter Meeting

McGill University, December 4 - 7, 2015


Schedule - Plenary, Prize and Public Lectures

Friday December 4
18:00 - 19:00 Isabelle Gallagher (Université Paris-Diderot), Public Lecture, Est-ce que les mathématiques peuvent permettre de prévoir le temps ?, Soprano A & B
Saturday December 5
11:00 - 12:00 Anna Gilbert (Michigan), Plenary Lecture, Recent developments in the Sparse Fourier Transform, Soprano A & B

12:00 - 13:00 Mark Mac Lean (UBC), Adrien Pouliot Award, Small Number and Beyond: Entering Spaces for Aboriginal Learning, Soprano A & B

14:30 - 15:30 Martin Hairer (Warwick, U.K.), Plenary Lecture, On random rubber bands, Soprano A & B

18:00 - 19:00 John Baez (U. C. Riverside, California), Public Lecture, The Answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything, Soprano A & B
Sunday December 6
11:00 - 12:00 Caroline Series (Warwick, U.K.), Plenary Lecture, Boundaries of discreteness and hyperbolic 3-manifolds, Soprano A & B

12:00 - 13:00 Alejandro Adem (UBC), Jeffery-Williams Prize, Finite Groups from a Topology Perspective, Soprano A & B

14:30 - 15:30 Jamie Tappenden (Michigan), Plenary Lecture, Styles of Mathematical Explanation. Why do Elliptic Functions have Two Periods?, Soprano A & B

18:00 - 19:00 Bernard Hodgson (Laval), Plenary Lecture, History of mathematics as a component of university math education: reflections inspired by Archimedes’ mathematical rhetoric, Soprano A & B
Monday December 7
11:00 - 12:00 Yuval Filmus (Toronto), Doctoral Prize, Analysis of Boolean functions on exotic domains, Soprano A & B

12:00 - 13:00 Gilles Brassard (Montréal), Plenary Lecture, Cryptography in a Quantum World, Soprano A & B

14:30 - 15:30 Hector Pasten (Queen’s), Doctoral Prize, The abc conjecture: a review and update, Soprano A & B


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