2018 Conference for Mathematics,
Statistics and Computer Science

Sponsored by Science Atlantic and AARMS

Université de Moncton, Moncton, NB - October 12th-14th, 2018

This October 12th and 13th, l'Université de Moncton will be hosting the Annual Conference for Science Atlantic Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, and the annual AARMS Workshop on Sunday, October 14th, 2018.

Sponsorship for the conference is provided by Science Atlantic, the Atlantic Association for Research in the Mathematical Sciences (AARMS), and l'Université de Moncton, Moncton, NB.


Pay for Conference Registrations

Call for Abstracts

This October 12th to 14th, l'Université de Moncton will be hosting the Annual Conference for Science Atlantic in Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science. We are pleased to announce that abstracts are now being accepted for oral presentations. This is an excellent opportunity for students to develop their presentation skills and to receive valuable feedback from several professors from Atlantic universities. When submitting your abstracts, please follow carefully the formatting guidelines.

Abstract Formatting Guidelines:

Abstracts have to be submitted through this link. If you have any questions, please contact Elmahdi Driouch. Deadline for abstract submissions is October 9th, 2018.


Detailed Program

With the exception of the Saturday evening banquet in the Taillon Building, all events on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday will be in the Rémi-Rossignol Building.

11:30-12:00Programming Competition MeetingA031
12:00-5:00Programming CompetitionA031 & D213
2:00-5:00Mathematics CompetitionA102
2:45-3:45Joint Committee MeetingA002
4:00-5:00Math Committee MeetingA002
4:00-5:00CS Committee MeetingR113
5:30-7:00Pizza PartyRotonde
7:30-8:30 Sedgwick Lecture (CS) - Soumaya Cherkaoui
A Connected World: Challenges and Opportunities in Overcoming the IoT Datastorm.
8:30-10:00ReceptionRotonde / R215

9:00-10:30Contributed Talks A002 (CS), A102 (Math), A202 (Stats)
11:00-12:00 Blundon Lecture (Math) - André Fortin
An Introduction to Mathematical Modeling: From Academic to Industrial Problems.
12:00-2:00Lunch Break 
2:00-3:30Contributed Talks A002 (CS), A102 (Math), A202 (Stats)
3:45-4:45 Fields Lecture (Stats) - François Perron
Bayesian Statistics in theory and in practice.
6:00-9:00Banquet & AwardsTaillon

9:00-10:00 Introduction to Markov Chain Monte-Carlo sampling – Salah El Adlouni A031
10:00-10:15Coffee BreakR215
10:15-11:00MCMC Programming WorkshopA031
11:00-12:00 Constrained Multiple Taxicab Correspondence Analysis of Multivariate Binary Data with Rare Categories – Vartan Choulakian & Jacques Allard A031

Programming Contest - 2018 Atlantic Canadian Preliminary Contest

The 2018 Atlantic Canadian Preliminary Contest is an official qualifying contest for the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest.

Useful Contest Info

Contest Schedule

11:30-12:00Programming Competition BriefingA031
12:00-5:00Programming CompetitionA031 & D213

Math Contest

Coming soon.

AARMS Workshop

Sunday's workshop is about Monte Carlo Markov chain approaches and Multiple Taxicab correspondence analysis.
Contact Salah El Adlouni, Université de Moncton.  Salah-eddine.el.adlouni@umoncton.ca

Time Event Room
9:00am-10:00am Markov Chain Monte-Carlo (MCMC) sampling, by Salah El Adlouni (Université de Moncton). A031
10:00am-10:15am Break R215
10:15am-11:00am MCMC Programming Workshop. A031
11:00am-12:00pm Constrained Multiple Taxicab Correspondence Analysis of Multivariate Binary Data with Rare Categories, by Vartan Choulakian and Jacques Allard (Université de Moncton). A031


There are a block of rooms held at each of the hotels below until Wednesday, September 12th. Please use the contact information below to receive the special conference rate.



On Friday afternoon, parking is free only in the three parkings indentified in blue on the campus map around the Rémi-Rossignol building.
On Friday evening, Saturday, and Sunday, all parkings are free.

Université de Moncton, Moncton Campus - Rémi-Rossignol Building