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Public Lectures

The Perimeter Public Lecture Series brings great thinkers from around the world to Canada to share their ideas on a wide variety of interesting and topical subjects. Lectures are webcast live on this site, and can also be viewed on Perimeter’s YouTube channel.

TRuST panel discusses the benefits and perils of AI in a fast-changing world
/Jan 19, 2024
Artificial Intelligence and big data are dramatically transforming the way we work, live and connect. Innovators have begun designing AI…
/Dec 07, 2023
How did the universe begin? How did it evolve to what we see now? There was a time when few…
/Oct 04, 2023
On July 27, Juan Maldacena, a luminary in the worlds of string theory and quantum gravity, will share his insights…
/Jul 12, 2023
On April 14, 2023, Stephon Alexander will explore the unexpected similarities between fundamental physics and jazz improvisation.
/Mar 31, 2023
Dark Matter Night will feature live talks on October 26 at both Perimeter Institute and the McDonald Institute, webcast free…
/Oct 07, 2022
In this special webcast on Wednesday, Nov. 3 at 7 pm ET, physicist Manuel Calderón de la Barca Sánchez will…
/Oct 28, 2021
Physicist Naoko Kurahashi Neilson will share her experiences researching fundamental particles at the remote IceCube Neutrino Observatory in Antarctica. 
/Sep 28, 2021
In her May 12 webcast as part of the Perimeter Institute Public Lecture Series, Emily Riehl will explore the fascinating mathematics…
/May 06, 2021
On Wednesday, May 5 at 7 pm ET, Perimeter Institute presents a special public talk by Harvard University’s L. Mahadevan,…
/Apr 27, 2021