2017 Conference for Math,
Statistics and Computer Science

Sponsored by Science Atlantic and AARMS

University of New Brunswick, Fredericton - October 13-14, 2017

This October 13th and 14th, UNB Fredericton will be hosting the Annual Conference for Science Atlantic Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, and the annual AARMS Workshop on Sunday, October 15, 2017.

Sponsorship for the conference is provided by Science Atlantic, the Atlantic Association for Research in the Mathematical Sciences (AARMS), and the University of New Brunswick, Fredericton.


Registration is now closed. If you have missed registration, you may contact Scott Bateman for more details.


Please download the program to get detailed schedule on talk times, locations, abstracts, and keynote speakers.

Friday, October 13th, 2017

Time Event Room
11:45am-12:15pm Programming Contest Briefing HC9
12:30pm-5:30pm Programming Contest ITD 414 & 415 (contest room)
ITC 307 (coaches lounge)
2:30pm-5:30pm Math Contest Gillin Hall GC122
6:00pm-7:30pm Banquet Student Union Building
7:30pm-8:30pm Sedgwick Lecture - CS Keynote (David Flatla) Student Union Building

Saturday, October 14th, 2017

Time Event Room
8:30am-10:00am Talk Sessions HC9 (Stats), HC10 (CS), HC11 (Math)
10:00am-10:15am Break GC-122
10:15am-11:00am Talk Sessions HC10 (CS), HC11 (Math)
11:00am-11:10am Welcome by President Campbell Dineen Auditorium (HC13)
11:10am-12:10pm Fields Lecture - Stats Keynote (Amy Wu) Dineen Auditorium (HC13)
12:10pm-1:40pm Lunch McConnell Dining Hall
1:40pm-3:15pm Talk Sessions HC9 (Stats), HC10 (CS), HC11 (Math)
3:15pm-3:30pm Break GC-122
3:30pm-4:00pm NSERC Info Session Dineen Auditorium (HC13)
4:00pm-5:00pm Blundon Lecture - Math Keynote (Niky Kamran) Dineen Auditorium (HC13)
5:00pm-5:20pm Closing - Award Announcements: Best Talk, Contest Winners Dineen Auditorium (HC13)
5:30pm Pizza Party Lobby

Programming Contest - 2017 Atlantic Canadian Preliminary Contest

The 2017 Atlantic Canadian Preliminary Contest is an official qualifying contest for the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest.

Useful Contest Info

Contest Schedule

Please see the ACPC Contest Reference for a more detailed overview of the contest. Please see the program for a map and detailed schedule for the conference.
Time Event Room
Friday: 11:45am-12:15pm Contest Briefing C9
Friday: 12:30pm-5:30pm Contest ITD 414 & 415 (contest room)
ITC 307 (coaches lounge)
Friday: 6:00pm-9:00pm Banquet Student Union Building
Saturday: 5:00pm Winners/Award Announcements Dineen Auditorium

Math Contest

The math contest will be held in Gillin Hall C122, from 2:30-5:30. Teams and coaches should assemble in the room by 2:15 at the latest, to determine teams if necessary. The contest will begin at 2:30 sharp, ending at 5:30 sharp.

Contact Patrick Reynolds <p.reynolds@unb.ca> for more information.

AARMS Workshop

The Science Atlantic AARMS workshop will be held on Sunday, October 15th from 9am - 3:30pm as a post-event. This year's workshop is entitled "Statistical Learning and Health Data Analytics".

Registration for the Science Atlantic AARMS workshop is included as part of the main conference registration (be sure to check the workshop box when registering).

Please see the detailed workshop program for more information, and contact Ying Zhang, Acadia University ying.zhang@acadiau.ca for any questions.


There are a block of rooms held at each of the hotels below until Wednesday, September 13th. Please use the contact information below to receive the special conference rate.

Contact Patrick Reynolds <p.reynolds@unb.ca> for more information regarding accommodations.


Parking Passes

Parking passes will be required for Friday. These will be provided to coaches with registration and can be pre-printed before arrival. Alternatively, you can pick up a parking pass at the registration desk. Recommended parking locations for Friday can be found on the map below. If you have any questions please contact Scott Bateman.