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New Zealand Mathematical
Society Colloquium

Run by the New Zealand Mathematical Society
7 – 9 December 2021
University of Canterbury, Christchurch

Registration is now open


The 2021 Colloquium will be hosted by the University of Canterbury (Ilam campus) and online from Tuesday December 7 to Thursday December 9, with a welcome for those attending in person on the Monday evening.

The annual Colloquium brings together the mathematical community of New Zealand.

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

Tim Candy

Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Otago

Vivien Kirk

Department of Mathematics, University of Auckland

Andrea Raith

Department of Engineering Science, University of Auckland

Jeroen Schillewaert

Department of Mathematics, University of Auckland

Matt Visser

School of Mathematics and Statistics, Victoria University of Wellington


The conference will be held in Rātā (the Engineering Core) on the UC Campus with talks being held in the E5, E6, E7, E9 Lecture Theatres, as well as online via Zoom.


Unfortunately, due to uncertainty around Covid-19 restrictions, the conference dinner has had to be cancelled. Closer to the date, we may be able to confirm some smaller informalised dinner but cannot gaurantee this currently.

Contact us

For any queries please email us at

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

Organising committee

George Drummond
Elizabeth McGeorge
Miguel Moyers-Gonzalez
David Rodda
Charles Semple (Convener)
Gunter Steinke
Geertrui Van de Voorde