Christopher Field Retirement Symposium

Christopher Field has been a member of the Mathematics and Statistics Department at Dalhousie University for 35 years and will be retiring in July of 2005.

A Symposium in his honour will be held on August 15, 2005, consisting of invited talks by several of his collaborators and former students.

A complete schedule of events is shown here.

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Registration takes place in Room 219 (the main office) of the Chase Building (C280 on Campus Map, Dept of Math & Stats) between 8:00am and 9:00am.

The workshop itself will be held in Room 217 of the Henry Hicks (formerly A&A) building (C300 on campus map) starting at 9:00 am.

The speakers are Debbie Dupuis, HEC Montreal ( Title and abstract )

Marc Genton, Texas A & M University ( Title and abstract )

Michael Newton, University of Wisconsin, Madison ( Title and abstract )

Andrew Roger, Dalhousie University ( Title and abstract )

Elvezio Ronchetti, University of Geneva ( Title and abstract )

Alan Welsh, Australian National University ( Title and abstract )


Space is limited. If you would like to attend, please contact Joanna Mills Flemming ( Some funds are available for student travel and accomodation expenses.


A block of rooms is being held at the Cambridge Suites Hotel in Halifax at $150 per night (with breakfast).

If you attend this symposium, you may be interesting in staying for the NPCDS Workshop on Spatial/Temporal Modelling for Marine Ecological Systems. For more information about this event visit the website.

(More details will be posted as they become available).