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New Zealand Mathematical
Society Colloquium

Run by the New Zealand Mathematical Society

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1 – 3 December 2015 : University of Canterbury, Christchurch


The 2015 Colloquium will be hosted by the University of Canterbury (Ilam campus) from Tuesday December 1 to Thursday December 3, with a welcome on the Monday evening.

The annual Colloquium brings together the mathematical community of New Zealand while welcoming overseas visitors to join us.

Time will be dedicated to the discussion of all aspects of pure and applied mathematics and statistics. Talks will be given by internationally recognized leaders in the field and also by emerging researchers and postgraduate students.

Plenary Speakers

Abstract submission

Abstract submission is now closed.

Welcome function

There will be a welcome function at the University of Canterbury Staff Club on Monday, 30th November, from 5-7pm, with registration from 5pm.


The Colloquium Dinner will be on Wednesday, 2nd December and held at the Christchurch Botanic Gardens ilex Café. The venue is a 50 minute walk from the university campus, or a 20 minute bus ride on the purple line to bus stop 1728 on Riccarton Avenue followed by a 5 minute walk to the ilex Café. A map is available here showing the venue, the Riccarton Avenue bus stop and car parking options.

Organising committee

Rua Murray (Convener)
Rick Beatson
Brendan Creutz
Hannes Diener
Maarten McKubre-Jordens
Jeanette McLeod
Charles Semple
Phillip Wilson

Contact us

School of Mathematics and Statistics
University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand

Web-related issues: Email John Shanks


We gratefully acknowledge the support of the following organizations for this event:

The University of Canterbury
The Royal Society of New Zealand
Te Pūnaha Matatini
The New Zealand Mathematical Society