The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences at UBC will host “Who Wants to Be a Mathematician.” Eight of the best secondary school math students will compete for up to $ 3000 in cash prizes. The American Mathematical Society (AMS) began the contest in 2001 and has been held at universities and science centers from Boston to Hawaii. This is the first competition in Canada.
Date: Oct. 21
Time: Math Talk: 10-11 a.m. Competition: 11-noon
Place: Frederic Wood Theatre, 6354 Crescent Road