The first Calgary Applied and Industrial Mathematical Sciences Conference took place between May 21st, 2017 and May 22nd, 2017. The conference was organized by the University of Calgary Chapter of SIAM, with the support of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics of the University of Calgary, the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS – Calgary Site), the Graduate Students’ Association of the University of Calgary, the CMS Student Committee, and MITACS Business Development (Calgary).
The Conference appreciated by over 70 participants and was focused on the following five research themes:
- Applied Differential Equations
- Geophysical Inversion
- Numerical Analysis and High-Performance Computation
- Quantum Information
Moreover, we were honored to welcome the following keynote speakers:
- Dr. Bin Han (University of Alberta)
- Dr. Raymond J. Spiteri (University of Saskatchewan)
- Dr. Rob Deardon (University of Calgary)
- Dr. Gilad Gour (University of Calgary)
A reception was hosted on the evening of Sunday, May 21, 2017, and the participants had an opportunity to know each other better after a day full of presentations.
In the second day, a poster session was hosted and the best poster presentation was recognized with a prize. Dr. Ashok Krishnamurthy (Mount Royal University) was identified as the best poster presentation and his excellent presentation was appreciated by a prize provided by MITACS Business Development.
Finally, Dr. Rober Woodrow, the head of Department of Mathematics and Statistics, had a brief speech in the closing remarks of the conference.