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CAIMS*SCMAI E-News Volume 18, Number 8

December 12, 2018

Editor: Justin Wan (secretary@caims.ca)


1. CAIMS*SCMAI 2018 Annual Fall Newsletter
2. 2019 Election: Call for Nominations
3. CAIMS*SCMAI Prizes and Awards: Call for Nominations
4. 2018 CAIMS*SCMAI Membership Renewal

Item 1

CAIMS*SCMAI 2018 Annual Fall Newsletter

The 2018 Annual Fall Newsletter (Number 73) is now available on the CAIMS*SCMAI website at: https://caims.ca/caimsnewsletter/

Please note that the annual Newsletter will be distributed by electronic format only.

Item 2

2019 Election: Call for Nominations

CAIMS*SCMAI will be holding an election next winter (March 2019) for:

– President-Elect
– Treasurer
– Two Director positions

The President-Elect position will be vacated by Thomas Hillen, who will become President at the 2019 Annual Meeting. At that time, Matt Davison will become the Past-President, in the position vacated by Ray Spiteri. The President-Elect appointment will be for two years. The Treasurer position will be vacated by Lucy Campbell. The term of Lucy Campbell will come to an end in 2019. The Treasurer position will be for a three-year term. The two Director positions will fill the positions to be vacated by Jane Heffernan and Tony Ware whose terms will come to an end in 2019. The Director positions will be for a three-year term.

All members of CAIMS*SCMAI are invited to put forward names of candidates for these offices. Nominations should reach the CAIMS Secretary, Justin Wan (secretary@caims.ca) by January 31, 2019.

Item 3

CAIMS*SCMAI Prizes and Awards: Call for Nominations

Nominations for the annual CAIMS*SCMAI Prizes and Awards are now open. They are

1) Cecil Graham Doctoral Dissertation Award
2) CAIMS/PIMS Early Career Award
3) CAIMS*SCMAI Research Prize
4) CAIMS-Fields Industrial Mathematics Prize
5) Arthur Beaumont Distinguished Service Award

Details of each prize/award as well as the supporting documents necessary for the nomination can be found at the nomination website: https://caims.ca/open-nominations/

A list of recent award recipients can also be found in the above website. Nominations must be submitted online by January 31, 2019.

Item 4

2018 CAIMS*SCMAI Membership Renewal

With the coming of the new year, it’s time to renew your CAIMS membership (or sign up for a convenient lifetime membership!). Renewal is easy by simply clicking the link below:

Individual memberships http://www.caims.ca/individual-membership

Also please encourage your department chair to renew (or start!) an institutional membership:

Institutional memberships http://www.caims.ca/institutional-membership

Of course, CAIMS gives you many benefits, including a discount on SIAM and/or GAMM membership, a break on fees for our annual conference and, most importantly, the satisfaction of knowing you are supporting our Canadian Applied Mathematics Community. Thanks for your support of our society!


CAIMS*SCMAI ENews Information

CAIMS*SCMAI ENews is distributed electronically several times a year by the Canadian Applied and Industrial Mathematics Society * Société Canadienne de Mathématiques Appliquées et Industrielles (http://www.caims.ca).

Past issues are available on the web at http://www.caims.ca/content/enews-archive

Submissions are welcome and should be sent in plain text format to:

Justin Wan, CAIMS*SCMAI Secretary Email: secretary@caims.ca

The views expressed herein do not necessarily represent those of the Board or Membership of CAIMS*SCMAI. The editorial policy of this publication is to encourage the discussion of issues and facilitate the dissemination of information relevant to Canadian applied and industrial mathematics.

If you wish to have your name removed from the e-mailing list for the CAIMS*SCMAI ENews, please send an email message to Justin Wan as above.