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Eighth IMACS International Symposium on Iterative Methods in Scientific Computation: November 14-17, 2006

The Eighth IMACS International Symposium on Iterative Methods in Scientific Computation will be held at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. This symposium is the first part of a two-part series of conferences to be held at A&M during this week. The second part in the series is a symposium focusing on large-scale scientific computation with applications to porous media flow, and is being dedicated to Professor Richard E. Ewing on the occasion of his 60th birthday (to be held November 17-18). A joint conference banquet will also take place as part of the conference series (see below for details).

Organizers of the IMACS Symposium are Raytcho Lazarov, Joseph Pasciak, and Guan Qin. The conference will feature invited lectures, minisymposia, selected contributed papers and a paper competition for students and new Ph.Ds. Topics targeted include, but are not limited to:

  • nonlinear systems
  • large sparse linear systems
  • large scale eigenproblem computations
  • preconditioning
  • multigrid and multilevel methods
  • domain decomposition
  • Krylov subspace methods
  • high-performance and parallel computation
  • applications such as: computational fluid dynamics, image processing, subsurface flow with applications to petroleum and environmental modeling, computational electromagnetics


SCHEDULE:

    Tuesday (November 14), 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.: Welcome reception

    Wednesday, Thursday (November 15-16), 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.: Scientific sessions

    Friday (November 17), 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.: Scientific sessions

    Friday (November 17), 6 p.m.  Joint conference banquet

FINAL SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM



Download a brochure for the conference here


Scientific committee:

  • James Bramble               
  • Suzanne Brenner
  • Xiao-Chuan Cai
  • Christina Christara
  • Leszek Demkowicz
  • David Kincaid
  • Andrew Knyazev
  • Yuri Kuznetsov
  • Raytcho Lazarov
  • Joseph Pasciak
  • Junping Wang

PARTICIPATION AND DEADLINES:

  • MINISYMPOSIA: Submit one-page theme abstract, list of four speakers and titles of their presentations by August 1, 2006 to vpr-mail@tamu.edu. Notification of acceptance by September 1, 2006.
  • Submitted abstracts are available here.

  • STUDENT PAPER COMPETITION: All students (and new Ph.Ds whose degrees were awarded after May 2006) are invited to submit a paper for competition.  Registration and local expenses will be waived for the winners of the student competition. Papers must be submitted by August 1, 2006


REGISTRATION AND FEES*:

$220 All Events Pass with Banquet Option before September 15, 2006.
$250 All Events Pass with Banquet Option after September 15, 2006.
$80 Student All Events Pass.
$60 One Day Pass
$120 One Day Pass with Banquet Option
$50 Banquet Only Option

Select the pass you would like to buy:

    *SPECIAL NOTE ON REGISTRATION:  Persons outside the U.S. can use the online "Epay" registration system (accessed by the above links) for credit card payments, as long as the credit card is issued by a U.S. bank. If your address is outside the U.S., however, you will need to enter 99999 for the zip code and 99999999999 for the phone number.

    CORPORATE SPONSORS:

    Exxon small

    UNIVERSITY SPONSORS:

    Texas A&M University College of Science

    Texas A&M University Department of Mathematics (in the College of Science)


    JOINT CONFERENCE BANQUET: A joint conference banquet will be held to honor the 60th birthday of Professor Richard E. Ewing at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center.  The Annenburg Presidential Conference Center is part of the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum Complex at Texas A&M University. Tickets for the banquet are included as part of the IMACS registration. Companion tickets are available at $50 per person.


    by johnh last modified 2006-11-06 17:50