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 The Canadian Mathematical Society (CMSinvites the mathematical community to the 2019 CMS Winter Meeting in Toronto, Ontario from December 6-9. All meeting activities are taking place at the Chelsea Hotel. Four days of awards, mini courses, prize lectures, plenary speakers, and scientific sessions. 

Winter Meeting Poster


Early Bird Registration ends October 31st. Registration closes November 15
NEW: You are now required to register for the meeting before you can submit an abstract.

Abstract Submission

CMS invites all speakers to submit an abstract for their session or contributed paper.
New: You are now required to register for the meeting before you can submit an abstract.

Student Funding

Grants are available to partially fund the travel and accommodation costs for bona fide graduate students at a Canadian or other university

Public Lecture

FRIDAY DECEMBER 6TH | 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Chelsea Hotel

33 Gerrard St W, Toronto, ON M5G 1Z4


David Earn

Mcmaster University

Equity and Diversity in Mathematics Luncheon

SATURDAY DECEMBER 7TH | 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Over lunch, network with peers and like-minded individuals about equity and diversity in the mathematical and academic community.

As part of this lunch, there will be a moderated panel discussion. Members of the panel are professors from different fields of mathematics including: 

  • Gerda DeVries (Alberta)
  • Susan Gerofsky (UBC)
  • Sarah Mayes-Tang (Toronto)
  • Georges Monette (York)
  • Sarah Plosker (Brandon)

We hope you will join us for this important and timely event. All genders welcome. Complimentary lunch provided.

This event is generously funded by Professor Catherine Mavriplis from the University of Ottawa in her role as NSERC Chair for Women in Science and

If you wish to submit a question to the panel, you may do so here.

Plenary Speakers

Maria Chudnovsky


Sarah Mayes-Tang

University of

Antonio Montalban

The University of California, Berkeley

Kirsten Morris

University of

Malabika Pramanik

University of
British Columbia

Lauren K. Williams


Prize Speakers

Tiina Hohn

MacEwan University

Dr. Mikhail Karpukhin

University of
California, Irvine

Dr. Jacob Tsimerman

University of Toronto

Scientific Directors

Jane Heffernan (York University)

Patrick Ingram (York Univeristy) 

Scientific Organizing Committee

Anthony Bonato (Ryerson University)

Amenda Chow (York University)

Liam Watson (University of British Columbia)

Matilde Lalin (Université de Montréal)

Dong Liang (York University)

Mary Pugh (University of Toronto)

Paul Skoufranis (York University)

Call for Sessions

The Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS) welcomes and invites session proposals for the 2019 CMS winter meeting in Toronto from December 6-9.

Proposals should include (1) names, affiliations, and contact information for all session co-organizers, (2) title and brief description of the focus and purpose of the session, (3) a preliminary list of potential speakers, with their affiliations and if they have agreed to participate, along with a total number of expected speakers. 

Sessions will take place December 7, 8, and 9.  The meeting schedule will accommodate 9 speakers per full day, and 4 or 5 per half day. Sessions will be advertised in the CMS Notes, on the web site and in the AMS Notices. Speakers will be requested to submit abstracts, which will be published on the web site and in the meeting program. 

Those wishing to organize a session should send a proposal to the Scientific Directors. 

Those submitting proposals are encouraged to pay attention to the diversity of both the session invitees and the proposed session organizers.


The CMS is organizing three-hour mini-courses to add more value to meetings and make them attractive for students and researchers to attend.

The mini-courses will be held on Friday afternoon, December 6th, before the public lecture, and include topics suitable for graduate students, postdocs and other interested parties. 

Proposals should include names, affiliations, and contact information for all the mini course co-organizers and title and brief description of the focus of the mini course

Jane Heffernan (York University)

Patrick Ingram (York Univeristy)

Proposals should be submitted by September 30, 2019.


Register Early
Will you be there?

Registration opens September 2019.