Office of the Vice-Principal (Research)

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Office of the Vice-Principal (Research)

Fields Day @ Queen's

November 19, 2019

10:30 am to 3:00 pm in BioSciences 1102 (presentations) and BioSciences atrium (lunch and networking)

RSVPs are required by November 8: Registration form Seating for lunch and the networking sessions is limited and will be allocated on a first come first serve basis.  

Event Description: The goal of this event is to familiarize faculty members across Queen's with the programs of the Fields Institute, and to facilitate new interdisciplinary collaborations related to mathematics across campus. Queen's is one of nine sponsoring universities of the Fields Institute for Research in the Mathematical Sciences. The Institute promotes mathematical activity in Canada and the collaboration between mathematicians and those working in other disciplines such as engineering, the physical and biological sciences, medicine, economics, finance, telecommunications and information systems.

Fields Day at Queen's will include an overview of Fields Institute programs, a public lecture by Dr. Lila Kari, and two interdisciplinary networking sessions for faculty members:


10:30-10:45 am: BioSci 1102: Land acknowledgement and welcomes by Queen's OVPR and Fields Institute

10:45-11:15 am : BioSci 1102: Fields Institute programs, presented by Drs. James Mingo and Kim McAuley

11:15pm-12:15 pm: BioSci 1102: Public lecture by Dr. Lila Kari "Machine Learning and the Mathematics of Genomes"

12:15 pm – 1:15 pm: BioSci atrium: Networking lunch for professors

1:15-2:45pm: BioSci atrium: Structured networking session for professors

2:45 pm Concluding remarks


Event contact for questions: Vera Kettnaker,, 613-533-6000 x77314

Organizing committee:  Stéphane Courteau, Vera Kettnaker, Xiang Li and Serdar Yuksel. 

For more details, go to the event page hosted by University Research Services.

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