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May 2019

AARMS-Girl Guides Event: “All SySTEMs Go” 2019

May 11, 2019 - May 12, 2019
Dalhousie University Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada

The Atlantic Association for Research in the Mathematical Sciences (AARMS) is hosting a camp for the Girl Guides, Pathfinders and Rangers of Nova Scotia in Halifax at Dalhousie University and Saint Mary's University on May 11-12, 2019. During this event, over 500 girls aged 11-17 will participate in mini-workshop sessions aimed at increasing awareness and engagement in Science - Technology - Engineering - Mathematics (STEM) disciplines.

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Blundon Seminar Math Camp

May 15, 2019 - May 17, 2019
Memorial University (St. John’s Campus) St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador Canada

The Blundon Seminar is an annual (since 1982) three-day math camp for senior high school students from Newfoundland who are interested in mathematics and demonstrate consistently good performance in mathematics competitions. Participation in the math camp is by invitation only based on the results of preceding Blundon, COMC, Euclid, Fermat, and Cayley contests. During the seminar the students attend two one-hour talks given by professors from MUN on various mathematical topics and applications in science and engineering. There are several…

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STFX Math Camp

May 17, 2019 - May 19, 2019
St. Francis Xavier University Antigonish, Nova Scotia Canada

The StFX-AARMS-CMS Math Camps are two and half days camp which begins at 9:00 am on a Friday and end by 11:30 am on Sunday. There are several presentations by professors to expose the participants to exciting topics and applications in the mathematical sciences. In addition there are several sessions on math trivia, math relays, and team problem solving to help inspire the participants about the breadth and applicability of the mathematical sciences. It is anticipated that students who attend…

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PIMS Workshop on Mathematical Sciences and Clean Energy Applications

May 21, 2019 - May 24, 2019

To avoid the worst consequences of climate change, the energy chain of the global economy must be drastically decarbonized. This exploratory workshop will build a greater dialogue between those in the mathematical sciences and the clean energy sector. The workshop will include: first-hand accounts of mathematical scientists working in clean energy projects, kind and gentle introductions to clean energy systems and mathematical tools, graduate student presentations, and panel discussions on topics such as challenges in clean energy. The goal of…

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Calculus Instruction in Atlantic Canada Symposium 2019

May 24, 2019 - May 25, 2019
Mount Saint Vincent University, 166 Bedford Hwy
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3M 2J6
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Calculus Instruction in Atlantic Canada Symposium 2019 will have the theme of Bridging the Gap: High School and University Mathematics. It will be held at MSVU on May 24-25, 2019 and Atlantic Canadian high school educators, as well as university educators will be invited. The goal of this symposium is to give participants the opportunity to hear from experts and engage in discussions regarding misconceptions between what math skills students have leaving high school and what math skills universities assume…

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Atlantic General Relativity Meeting

May 27, 2019 - May 31, 2019
University of New Brunswick (Fredericton Campus) Fredericton, New Brunswick Canada

The annual Atlantic General Relativity Conference (AGR) will be held at the University of New Brunswick on May 27-31, 2019. The Atlantic General Relativity Conference series of meetings has been a regular and annual feature of the Atlantic GR community for nearly three decades. This series of meetings focusses on recent developments in all aspects of classical and quantum gravity. The meeting will be split into a 3-day workshop and a 2-day conference. During the workshop, experts will give introductions…

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CanaDAM 2019

May 28, 2019 - May 31, 2019
Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive
Burnaby, British Columbia V5A 1S6 Canada
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The CanaDAM conference series is devoted to all aspects of discrete and algorithmic mathematics. A meeting has been held in each odd-numbered year since 2007. The intent of these conferences is to provide a strong conference to fill the years in which the SIAM conference in Discrete Mathematics does not take place, and to showcase Canadian research in this area of mathematics. The conference enjoys representation and plenary talks on a wide variety of topics in discrete and algorithmic mathematics,…

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Canadian Mathematics Education Study Group Conference

May 31, 2019 - June 4, 2019
Saint Francis Xavier University, 4130 University Avenue
Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 2W5 Canada
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CMESG is not a typical academic conference, for it is not organized around presentations and audiences. Instead, it is a conference based on conferring, bringing mathematicians and mathematics educators into conversation on topics of importance to the CMES community. Its main feature is the working group. Each working group will meet for three full mornings to interact around a particular topic. There are two plenary speaker sessions which will each address the whole conference. Two other types of sessions provide…

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June 2019

Special Session: Categorical Approaches to Geometry and Topology (2019 CMS Summer meeting)

June 7, 2019 - June 10, 2019
Regina Regina, Saskatchewan Canada + Google Map

This session will highlight research that uses category theory to make progress in various areas of geometry and topology. Particularly, we plan to have speakers on topological data analysis, homotopy type theory, topological complexity and robotics, synthetic differential geometry, and orbifolds and groupoids.

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Assessment in Mathematics Education Session as part of the Canadian Mathematical Society Summer Meeting

June 7, 2019 - June 10, 2019
University of Regina, 3737 Wascana Pkwy
Regina, SK S, Saskatchewan 4S 0A2 Canada
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This Education session Assessment in Mathematics as part of the Canadian Mathematical Society Summer meeting will provide an opportunity for instructors to share such pedagogical knowledge as their innovative and meaningful approaches to assessment and the outcomes of these approaches, especially in the age of ease of access to both pedagogical resources and assignment solutions online. Through discussions at the last CMS Summer meeting, it was discovered that many undergraduate mathematics instructors struggle with assigning meaningful assessment, given that extensive…

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