The OSU Department of Mathematics will host the 1st Biennial Meeting of the SIAM Pacific Northwest Section (SIAMPNWS) on October 27-29, 2017. Details of the conference will be posted on the conference web page . The conference will consist of plenary talks, thematic and contributed sessions and a poster session. The meeting will be co-located with the Pacific Northwest Numerical Analysis Seminar (PNWNAS) . The purpose of the Pacific Northwest Section of SIAM is to bring together the different communities of the Pacific Northwest that are active in industrial and applied mathematics. Its goals are to enhance communication among its members, to promote collaboration for both basic research and applications of mathematics to industry and science, and to support the SIAM mission in the Pacific Northwest region of the US and Canada. SIAMPNWS serves the states of Idaho, Oregon and Washington, and the province of British Columbia.