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Annual Meeting 2019


Each year CAIMS/SCMAI hosts an annual meeting for all members. This meeting is one of the central activities of CAIMS and has been held for over 30 years. The annual meeting covers all areas of applied and industrial mathematics with high profile speakers invited to give keynote addresses on currently active thematic areas.

CAIMS Annual Meeting 2019

The Annual Meeting  of the Canadian Society of Applied and Industrial Mathematics (CAIMS 2019) will take place at the Whistler Conference Centre in Whistler, British Columbia, from June 9-13, 2019.

Scientific Themes

  • Compressed Sensing/Data Science (Ben Adcock, SFU)
  • Scientific Computing (Steve Ruuth and Manfred Trummer, SFU)
  • Math Biology & Mathematics in Health Sciences (Caroline Colijn, SFU)
  • Fluid Dynamics/Industrial Applications (Huaxiong Huang, Fields & York Univ)
  • Applied Analysis and PDEs (Slim Ibrahim, UVic, and Weiran Sun, SFU)
  • Mathematical Finance (Anthony Ware, UCalgary)

Keynote Speakers

  • Joel Tropp, California Institute of Technology
  • Jean-Paul Berrut, University of Fribourg
  • Rebecca Hoyle, University of Southhampton
  • Jun Zhang, New York University & Courant Institute
  • Catherine Sulem, University of Toronto
  • René Aïd, Université Paris-Dauphine

  Conference Schedule  (Updated on June 8, 2019)

  Abstract Booklet  (Updated on June 10, 2019)

The talk titles in the table of contents are clickable if you download the abstract booklet. Speaker names are in boldface. 

Each plenary talk will be 50 minutes (presentation + questions), each invited talk in the thematics session will be 25 minutes (p+q), and each contributed talk will be 15 minutes (p+q).


The conference hotel is the Delta Hotels Whistler Village Suites. All the reserved rooms have been booked, but you can still find rooms at good rates.


Most participants will fly into YVR International Airport. You can book transportation from there to Whistler Village at the Whistler Shuttle site.  Whistler Shuttle will track your flight, and meet and greet you at the airport. To catch a same-day shuttle to Whistler please plan to arrive before 8pm PDT. Another provider is Skylynx; please check departure times.  Alternatively you can rent a car at the airport. The drive from the airport to Whistler is a little over 2 hours, depending on traffic. There is only pay-parking at Whistler!


Attendees Fee
CAIMS Members $450
Non-Members** $525
Students and Postdocs $275

**includes CAIMS membership until December 2020.


There is no on-site registration, everyone must register on-line. We are almost at full capacity.

Conference registration includes Welcome Reception, coffee breaks, and wireless Internet access at the conference venue.


Note: You should automatically receive a confirmation email when you finish your registration. We have been notified that some university email systems treat this confirmation email as spam and block it. Please contact us if you did NOT receive confirmation after registration.

Calendar & Submissions

Abstract submission is closed.
Conference runs June 9-13, 2019.

We gratefully acknowledge financial support by the Fields Institute, Centre de recherches mathématiques, the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences, the Office of the Vice-President, Academic, Simon Fraser University, and the Mathematics Department at Simon Fraser University.

Special thanks to PIMS and an anonymous donor for providing additional support for young researchers.


The Canadian Applied and Industrial Mathematics Society, which dates from 1979, has a growing presence in industrial, mathematical, scientific and technological circles within and outside of Canada.

Contact CAIMS

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