SFU Symposium on Mathematics and Computation

**Tuesday, August 15th, 2017 **

### The Department of Mathematics at Simon Fraser University is pleased to present The SFU Symposium on Mathematics and Computation on Tuesday, August 15th, 2017 at the Big Data HUB, SFU. This annual event showcases the computational expertise of our department and of our invited speakers. The 2017 event will be organized by Cedric Chauve & Tamon Stephen.

__This Year's Speakers....__

**MARINA MEILA - STATISTICS, U OF WASHINGTON
"Is Manifold Learning For Toy Data Only?"**

**SARA MOSTAFAVI- STATISTICS & MEDICAL GENETICS, UBC
"Finding Meaningful Associations In High Dimensional Genomics Data"**

**SIMONE BRUGIAPAGLIA - MATHEMATICS, SFU
"Looking For A Needle In A Haystack: Sparse Recovery In High-Dimensional Approximation"**

**PEDRO FEIJAO - COMPUTER SCIENCE, SFU
"Mathematics Of Genome Rearrangements"**

**WEIRAN SUN - MATHEMATICS, SFU
"Computation Of Kinetic Boundary Layer Equations"**

### PROGRAM - Learn about this year's event!

The program includes invited talks and a Poster Competition which will cover diverse topics in mathematics with an emphasis on computation. Students are encouraged to contribute a poster to the Poster Competition.

Prizes for the best undergraduate and graduate posters will be awarded.

**REGISTRATION **

Registration is **NOW OPEN!**

### POSTER COMPETITION - Who wants to win a prize!

Get creative and enter your math poster into the Poster Competition to win prizes for the Winner and Best Runner Up!

### GETTING HERE - Don't get lost!

located on the picturesque Burnaby Campus of Simon Fraser University. Learn about the best ways to get to SFU and how to locate us once on campus.

### OUR SPONSORS - Learn about who made this possible!

Sponsorship from the Centre for Experimental and Constructive Mathematics (CECM), Maplesoft, the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS), and the SFU Department of Mathematics is gratefully acknowledged.