International Conference

Symmetry Methods, Applications,
and Related Fields

celebrating the work of

Professor George W. Bluman


  Conference details

Dates: May 13-16, 2014

Location: Univeristy of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Printable Poster: Click here  




Scientific Organizing Committee:

  • Philip Broadbridge (La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia)
  • Temuer Chaolu (Shanghai Maritime University, China)
  • Jean-François Ganghoffer (Université de Lorraine, Nancy, France)
  • Peter Hydon (University of Surrey, UK)
  • Martin Oberlack (TU Darmstadt, Germany)
  • Roman Popovych (NAS Ukraine)
  • Greg Reid (University of Western Ontario, Canada)
  • Pavel Winternitz (CRM, University of Montreal, Canada)




  • Registration deadline: March 15, 2014
  • Abstract submission deadline: April 15, 2014.


  Format & Speakers

  • The conference will feature talks given by co-workers, close colleagues, and students of George Bluman. A detailed scedule will be announced later.

Confirmed speakers:

  • Stephen Anco, Brock University, Canada
  • George Bluman, University of British Columbia, Canada
  • Philip Bropadbridge, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
  • Eerdun Buhe, Inner Mongolia University of Technology, China
  • Brian Cantwell, Stanford University, USA
  • Edgardo Cheb-Terrab, Maplesoft, Canada
  • Alexei Cheviakov, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Vladimir Dorodnitsyn, Keldysh Institite, Moscow, Russia
  • Mark Fels, Utah State University, USA
  • Jean-François Ganghoffer, Univercity of Lorraine, Nancy, France
  • Peter Hydon, University of Surrey, UK
  • Nail Ibragimov, Blekinge University, Sweden
  • Abdul Kara, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
  • Guowu Meng, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
  • Martin Oberlack, TU Darmstadt, Germany
  • Roman Popovych, NAS Ukraine
  • Greg Reid, University of Western Ontario, Canada
  • Murugaian Senthilvelan, Bharathidasan University, India
  • Temuer Chaolu, Shanghai Maritime University, China
  • Shoufu Tian, Dalian University of Technology, China
  • Michael Ward, University of British Columbia, Canada
  • Pavel Winternitz, CRM, Montreal, Canada
  • Thomas Wolf, Brock University, Canada
  • Tiecheng Xia, Shanghai University, China
  • Zhenya Yan, Institute of Systems Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
  • Akira Yoshioka, Tokyo University of Science

   The registration fee is $75 CAD. The banquet price is $65 CAD, it may be payed along with the registration.

  Registration is now open. The registration deadline is March 15, 2014.

   To register, please follow the link below. You will need to create a PIMS account to proceed.