UBC hosted the PIMS-CRM probability summer school in 2017, June 5-30. There were two main courses, given by Marek Biskup and Hugo Duminil-Copin, as well as mini-courses by Sandra Cerrai, Christina Goldschmidt, and Martin Hairer.

Courses were taped and videos are posted on MathTube.

Past summer schools

This will be the 9th PIMS summer school in probability. Previous summer schools were held (at UBC, unless noted) in 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2010 (Seattle), 2012, 2014, 2015(Montreal).


Local Organizers: Omer Angel, Mathav Murugan, Edwin Perkins, Gordon Slade.

Scientific committee: Louigi Addario-Berry (Montreal), Siva Athreya (Bangalore), Maria Emilia Caballero (Mexico City), Dayue Chen (Beijing), Zhen-Qing Chen (Seattle), Takashi Kumagai (Kyoto), Jean-Francois Le Gall (Paris), Jeremy Quastel (Toronto), Maria Eulalia Vares (Rio de Janeiro).


We refuse to compromise the ideals of academic freedom and open exchange. We affirm that scientific events must be open to everybody, regardless of race, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, pregnancy, immigration status, or any other aspect of identity. We are dedicated to providing a supportive, inclusive, and safe environment for all participants and ensuring that all participants will be treated with dignity and respect.