The summer school took place June 4-29, at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. Further information will appear this September, including instructions for registration and requesting support. In the meanwhile, please contact us with any questions.


Most participants stay on campus at the Gage residence. Other accomodations on and near campus are available.

Financial Support

Financial support is available to some participants. We expect to cover local expenses of a number of participants. Funds for travel may be available in exceptional cases. The deadline for requesting support has passed. Applicants will be notified in early February.

Practical information

P(AB) ≤ P(A) + P(B)

Past summer schools

This is the 6th PIMS summer school in probability. Previous summer schools were held in Vancouver in 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009, and in Seattle in 2010.


Local organizers:

Omer Angel Ed Perkins Gordon Slade

Scientific committee:

Siva Athreya, ISA Takashi Kumagai, Kyoto U.
Maria Emilia Caballero, UNAM Jean-Francois Le Gall, U. Paris, Orsay
Zhen-Qing Chen, UW Neal Madras, York U.
Dayue Chen, Peking U. Vladas Sidoravicius, IMPA



Any of the local organizers can answer questions.