Events & Key Dates

We offer a lively program of conferences, seminars, and workshops, many of which are open to the wider community.

For a more complete list of Research Seminars & Talks, please head over to our Research Groups page where each group keeps an updated list of their research events.

Foundations of Computational Mathematics - Summer 2020

The next Foundations of Computational Mathematics conference will be held in Summer 2020 at the SFU Downtown campus. Taking place every three years, the FoCM conference is a major event for all mathematicians with interest in computation, and covers a wide variety of topics ranging from computational number theory to combinatorics to numerical PDEs. Along with colleagues from UW and UBC, the event will be organized by Professors Adcock, Chauve, Ilten, Mishna, and Nigam.

Past Special Talks/Events

September 25, 2017

Jonathan Borwein Commemorative Conference

The University of Newcastle will be holding a conference to commemorate the life and work of Laureate Professor Jonathan Borwein, who passed away unexpectedly in 2016.

Highlights include a public lecture by Keith Devlin (Stanford University), talks by Terry Rockafellar and Bruce Berendt, and a fantastic Night of Magic.

November 25, 2016

PIMS-SFU 20th Anniversary Celebration

"Data Driven Medicine" with Nataša Pržulj, University College London

October 6, 2016


"Remembering Shannon" with Robert Calderbank, Duke University;  AND 
"Of Heartbeats, Bones and Brushstrokes" with Ingrid Daubechies, Duke University