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CAIMS*SCMAI E-News Volume 22 Number 11

Editor: Christina Christara

  1. CAIMS*SCMAI annual newsletter (2022) now online
  2. Reminder of CAIMS*SCMAI Special Meeting 18-1-2023
  3. Reminder of CAIMS*SCMAI awards nominations, deadline 31-1-2023
  4. Best wishes by the CAIMS*SCMAI Board

1. CAIMS*SCMAI annual newsletter (2022) now online

The CAIMS*SCMAI 2022 newsletter is now available at

Please note that the newsletter includes
– an announcement of the CAIMS*SCMAI 2023 Annual Meeting (front and back page)
June 12-15, 2023
University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB, Canada
– a pre-announcement of the CAIMS*SCMAI elections 2023 (page 25)
with a call for nominations, deadline January 31, 2023.

Please take note of the deadline for nominations for the elections.

The 2022 newsletter will soon be posted at
where all newsletters are found

2. Reminder of CAIMS*SCMAI Special Meeting 18-1-2023

Dear Colleagues,

The CAIMS*SCMAI Special Meeting of members is coming on
Wednesday, January 18th, 2023, 8am PST = 11am EST = 12:30pm NST
There will be voting on four very important motions (items 5-8 in the posted agenda). The first three pertain to the new EDI and Membership committee, and the fourth pertains to a significant reduction in the cost of the society’s financial reporting.

The Special Meeting will be held remotely through the Zoom address
Meeting ID: 822 6580 8191
Passcode: 371496

All members registered in 2022 and/or 2023, and all lifetime members are eligible to vote.
You can find the advance material in
The advance material consists of

  • Notice of meeting including
    pp. 1-2 official notice of meeting
    pp. 3-10 minutes of past AGM (14-6-2022) as Schedule A
    pp. 11-30 by-laws with amendments highlighted (pages 15, 22, 27) as Schedule B
  • Agenda of Special Meeting, including the motions
  • Proxy form
  • One-page summary of amendments
  • Brief (and friendly) summary of the motions

In order to make the special meeting as brief as possible, we would be most grateful if you could spare 20 minutes to look through the previous AGM minutes (pp 3-10 of the Notice), the agenda (which contains the motions), and the summary of the changes to the by-laws (the full by-laws with changes highlighted also appear in the Notice).

Many thanks, in advance, for your time, and we look forward to seeing you on January 18th, 2023.

The CAIMS Board

3. Reminder of CAIMS*SCMAI awards nominations, deadline 31-1-2023

Calls for nominations for all CAIMS awards/prizes are open
with a deadline for submissions January 31, 2023.
Consider nominating someone for one of our prizes and awards.

Arthur-Beaumont Distinguished Service Award
CAIMS-Fields Industrial Mathematics Prize
CAIMS/PIMS Early Career Award
CAIMS-SCMAI Research Prize
Cecil Graham Doctoral Dissertation Award

Go to
for more details about the nomination procedure.

4. Best wishes by the CAIMS*SCMAI Board

The CAIMS*SCMAI Board wishes all members
an enjoyable holiday season and a prosperous New Year.

CAIMS*SCMAI E–News Information

CAIMS*SCMAI E–News is distributed electronically several times a year by the Canadian Applied and Industrial Mathematics Society * Société Canadienne de Mathématiques Appliquées et Industrielles (

Past issues are available on the web at

Submissions are welcome and should be sent in plain text format to:
Christina Christara, CAIMS*SCMAI Secretary Email:
Morgan Craig, CAIMS*SCMAI Communications-Officer Email:

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.

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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.

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