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My studies in lie algebra and its representation; group theory

Differential geometry is a subject with both deep roots and recent advances. Many old problems in the field have recently been solved, such as the Poincaré and geometrization conjectures by Perelman, the quarter pinching conjecture by Brendle-Schoen, the Lawson Conjecture by Brendle, and the Willmore Conjecture by Marques-Neves. The solutions of these problems have introduced a wealth of new techniques into the field. This semester-long program will focus on the following main themes: (1) Einstein metrics and generalizations, (2) Complex differential geometry, (3) Spaces with curvature bounded from below, (4) Geometric flows, and particularly on the deep connections between these areas.

The Earth's mantle is almost entirely solid, but on geological timescales it convects vigorously, the well-known surface expression of this being plate tectonics. Although the basic thermodynamics of melt generation in these settings is well understood, how the melt is transported to the surface is not, despite several decades of work on the problem. Sophisticated mathematical techniques are needed to map an understanding of physics at the smallest scales to plate-tectonic scales. Seismology offers a way to image melt in the mantle, but development of new tools in inverse theory is required to extract that information. Models are cast as a series of coupled non-linear PDEs, which require advanced numerical techniques to solve. This programme will bring together a broad spectrum of mathematicians and solid Earth scientists to tackle these and other challenges in the area. Several workshops will take place during the programme. For full details please see www.newton.ac.uk/events.html.

Studies in lie algebra and its representation; group theory.

This research program focuses on the interaction between constructive approximation and harmonic analysis. The aim is to facilitate broader and deeper interaction among researchers in these fields. Activities in the Research Programme are: Workshop on Function Spaces and High-dimensional Approximation from May 2 to 6, 2016Advanced course on Constructive Approximation and Harmonic Analysis, from May 30 to June 4, 2016Conference on Harmonic Analysis and Approximation Theory (HAAT 2016), from June 6 to 10, 2016

The explosion in the widespread use of the Internet and social media and the ubiquity of low-cost computing have increased the possibilities for understanding cultural behaviors and expressions, while at the same time have facilitated opportunities for making cultural artifacts both accessible and comprehensible. The rapidly proliferating digital footprints that people leave as they crisscross cyberspace offer a treasure trove of cultural information, where culture is considered to be expressive of the norms, beliefs, and values of a group. This program encourages the exploration of the unsolved mathematical opportunities that are emerging in this cultural information space. The application deadline is Monday, December 7, 2015.

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The main focus of our program is on the areas of Design Theory and Additive Combinatorics. Design Theory originally deals with problems of arranging objects according to certain rules. In recent years, it has found important applications in Computer Science, Statistics, and Digital Communication. In particular, there is a wide variety of applications of Designs Theory in Coding and Cryptography. Additive Combinatorics is an area connecting Additive Number Theory and Combinatorics, which has experienced tremendous growth over the past decade. In particular, methods from Combinatorics have been used successfully to attack deep problems in Number Theory. The aim of the program is to bring together academic researchers in Design Theory and Additive Combinatorics to explore new techniques and problems that related these two areas.

Invited Speakers: David H. Bailey; Jonathan Borwein; Neil J.A. Sloane; Patrick Fowler; Ernest Davis; Lila Kari; David Stoutemyer; Jim Brown; Ann Johnson Key Participant: Yuri V. Matiyasevich Topics: Experimental Mathematics; Visualization; Reliable Knowledge of Science & Mathematics through Computation; Mathematical Explorations. Abstract submission: 8 April 2016.

MWSCV 2016 continues the long tradition of Midwest SCV meetings. This time there will be a Mini-Course by Siqi Fu of Rutgers Camden on "Spectral Theory of Complex Laplacians and Applications". The NSF is providing some funds for the travel of US participants to the conference. The NSF expects that the strong majority of funds will go to early career mathematicians, students, members of underrepresented groups, women, or non-funded mathematicians. Please register at the conference website by Feb 11, if you would like be considered for funding. Funding decisions are likely to be made before the end of February. See you in Toledo in the summer! Regards, Organizers: Debraj Chakrabarti Jeff McNeal Sonmez Sahutoglu Yunus Zeytuncu

This conference aims to expose graduate students in algebra, geometry and topology to current research, and provide them with an opportunity to present and discuss their own research. It also intends to provide a forum for graduate students to engage with each other as well as expert faculty members in their areas of research. Most of the talks at the conference will be given by graduate students, with four given by distinguished keynote speakers.

ICEESLT 2016 is designed to provide a common platform to the experts and delegates to share their experiences, research ideas and discuss various related issues and challenges.

Plenary Speakers (each gives two 50 minute talks): Chris Cosner, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL; Mark Lewis, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Yuan Lou, The Ohio University, Columbus, OH. Invited Speakers (each gives one 50 minute talk): Anna R. Ghazaryan, Miami University, Oxford, OH; Judith Miller, Georgetown University, DC; Nancy Rodriguez, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC; Wenxian Shen, Auburn University, AL; Michael Winkler, University of Paderborn, Germany; Jin Yu, University of Nebraska, NE. Registration is available at the conference website. Slots for contributed talks, and poster session will be considered and arranged for participants who submit the titles and abstracts of the talks. This conference is being sponsored by The University of Tennessee Mathematics Department, National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS), College of Arts & Sciences, and the Office of Research & Engagement.

The 14th Experimental Chaos and Complexity Conference (ECC 2016) brings together an international interdisciplinary group involving physicists, engineers, mathematicians, chemists, biologists, and neuroscientists focused on various aspects of Experimental Chaos and Complexity. This meeting will focus on experimental approaches in physics, engineering, neuroscience, chemistry, and biology, linked together by modern non-linear dynamics. Travel grants supported by the US NSF will provide partial to full support including airfare (US carriers as specified in NSF rules), registration, housing, depending upon the number of applications. For more information, or to submit applications, please email Harold M. Hastings, Bard College at Simon's Rock, \url{hhastings@simons-rock.edu}.

The conference will make an overview of the state of the art in applications of operator theory to the asymptotic analysis of parameter-dependent differential equations and boundary-value problems. From the physical point of view, the parameter normally represents a length-scale in the situation modelled by the equation: for example, a wavelength in wave propagation, or the inhomogeneity size in the theory of periodic composites. The theory of linear operators in a Hilbert space (symmetric, self-adjoint, dissipative, non-selfadjoint), which has enjoyed several decades of outstanding progress, had been, for much of its time, restricted to abstract analysis of general classes of operators, accompanied by ad-hoc examples and applications to perturbations of the Laplace operator. The meeting will re-assess the existing body of knowledge in the related areas, as a modern operator-theoretic version of the classical asymptotic analysis.

Large-scale machine learning and data analysis is characterized by a significant consumption of computational and statistical resources, which are often influenced by various constraints, such as maintaining data privacy, exhibiting robustness to outliers and noise, and tackling partial access to the data. The workshop's goal is to bring together experts with diverse backgrounds whose work pertains to these questions and to exchange ideas while identifying new research opportunities.

Much work in the contemporary calculus of variations is directly driven by current problems in materials sciences and computer vision. In addition, variational approaches to these problems have proven very fruitful, for example, in rigorously deriving reduced models that can be readily addressed computationally. Examples include the mathematical study of shape memory alloys, ferroelectric and magnetic materials, composites, liquid crystals, thin structures, phase transitions, epitaxy, and image segmentation, staircasing and recolorization in computer vision. In all these areas, regularity and convergence results in particular directly impact the ability to perform reliable computations.

Much work in the contemporary calculus of variations is directly driven by current problems in materials sciences and computer vision. In addition, variational approaches to these problems have proven very fruitful, for example, in rigorously deriving reduced models that can be readily addressed computationally. Examples include the mathematical study of shape memory alloys, ferroelectric and magnetic materials, composites, liquid crystals, thin structures, phase transitions, epitaxy, and image segmentation, staircasing and recolorization in computer vision. In all these areas, regularity and convergence results in particular directly impact the ability to perform reliable computations. This workshop will bring together both world experts and young researchers, addressing these problems from different directions. It will also serve to celebrate Irene Fonseca on the occasion of her 60th birthday for her many research accomplishments, the impact she has had on the careers of many studen

Principal Speaker: Professor Nalini Joshi, Georgina Sweet Australian Laureate Fellow in mathematics, Chair of Applied Mathematics at the University of Sydney The conference speakers will describe the properties of discrete Painlevé equations and discuss tremendous new research developments in the field. The main lectures and the supplemental lectures plan to address the following major themes: (1) the basic theory of nonlinear difference equations; (2) the connection between discrete integrable systems and continuous integrable systems; (3) the connection of geometry with discrete Painlevé equations, especially the discrete Painlevé equation; (4) asymptotic analysis of discrete Painlevé equations; and (5) obtaining special solutions through elementary methods such as Hirota’s bilinear form and Bäcklund and other transformations.

This workshop, sponsored by AIM and the NSF, will be devoted to the study of Galois properties of points in orbits of algebraic maps.

While much work remains, both computation and theory have progressed. Fast algorithms have been developed for running computations in the mapping class group and other finitely generated groups, as well as for recognizing certain types 3-manifolds and knot and link complements up to homeomorphism. These have been supplemented by a new wave of constructive theorems which explicitly relate the algebra of the fundamental group of a hyperbolic 3-manifold to its geometry, and to the geometry of various simplicial complexes, such as the curve complex. This ICERM workshop will focus on such advances, as well as on the development of new algorithms and extension of algorithmic techniques to the study of free groups. The workshop aims to bring together researchers from a broad range of related fields to work towards a more effective and quantitative understanding of 3-manifold topology, geometric group theory, and hyperbolic geometry.

This conference will focus on recent developments in partial differential equations connected to evolution problems. Topics will include, but are not limited to, fluid dynamics, free boundary problems, dispersive equations, parabolic equations, Einstein's equations, and non-linear wave equations. The activities will include fifty-minute talks by the keynote speakers, parallel focus sessions with twenty-five-minute presentations, and 10-minute contributed talks. Part of the conference will be a special tribute to the mathematical work of Jan Pr\"uss on the occasion of his 65th birthday. The annual Shanks Lecture, delivered by Lawrence C. Evans from the University of California at Berkeley, will take place in conjunction with the conference. We expect to have funding for graduate students, recent PhDs, and underrepresented minorities.

The purpose of the conference is to bring together experts working in the p-adic Langlands Program and related areas, and to provide an overview of current research pursued in fields like: representations of p-adic reductive groups in characteristic p, p-adic Banach space representations and locally analytic representations, p-adic Galois representations and their deformation spaces, p-adic Hodge Theory, (\phi,gamma)-modules, eigenvarieties, and p-adic automorphic forms.

The aim of this workshop is to bring together researchers interested in categorical representation theory and their applications, as well as students or researchers from related fields.

This research school, part of the Jean-Morlet Chair semester held by Dipendra Prasad, is meant essentially for graduate students who wish to work in the general area of Automorphic Representations. It is expected that the students have had a basic course in number theory, and have seen some representation theory of finite groups. Four main lecturers will give courses, and additional research talks will take place.

An international conference on mathematical physics with topics including: Spectral theory of (random) Schr\"odinger operators, Anderson localization and delocalization, Disordered systems of statistical physics. Confirmed speakers include: M. Aizenman (Princeton NJ, USA), M. Demuth (Clausthal, Germany), M. Gebert (Z\"urich, Switzerland), F. Gesztesy (Columbia MO, USA), E. Hamza (Cairo, Egypt), B. Khoruzhenko (London, UK), A. Klein (Irvine CA, USA), F. Klopp (Paris, France), S. Kotani (Osaka, Japan), N. Minami (Yokohama, Japan), S. Molchanov (Charlotte NC, USA), L. Pastur (Kharkiv, Ukraine), C. Sadel (Klosterneuburg, Austria), M. Shamis (Rehovot, Israel), P. Stollmann (Chemnitz, Germany), I. Veseli\'c (Chemnitz, Germany). The conference dinner will celebrate the contributions of Prof. Dr. Werner Kirsch on the occasion of his 60th birthday.

The workshop is organized by the DFG funded Research Training Group 1463 "Analysis, Geometry and String Theory" jointly with the Institute of Differential Geometry of Leibniz University Hanover and its idea is to bring together young mathematicians and senior experts in the field. The program of the workshop includes research talks and two four-hour mini-courses: Vicente Cortés (University of Hamburg): "Constructions of Quaternionic Kähler Manifolds" Simon Salamon (King's College London): "Almost Hermitian Metrics and Twistor Spaces"

This conference continues in the line of other PODE conferences: Laufen (Germany) in 2007 and 2008, Bedlewo (Poland) in 2009, Xanthi (Greece) in 2010, Dublin (Ireland) in 2011, Richmond (Virginia, USA) in 2012, Bialystok (Poland)in 2013, Izmir (Turkey) in 2014, Covilhã (Portugal) in 2015. This conference, held under the auspices of the International Society for Difference Equations, aims to be a forum where researchers can share their work and discuss the latest developments in the areas of difference equations, discrete dynamical systems and their applications.

Static metrics have been intensively studied since the early days of General Relativity. Insights and results have been and continue to be obtained from physical, analytic and geometric perspectives. Milestones include the static black hole uniqueness theorems and a detailed understanding of the asymptotic behavior of static metrics. Besides being of interest in their own right, static metrics also feature as obstructions in certain gluing constructions and as critical points in certain geometric variational problems, most notably in the approach to quasi-local capacity taken by Robert Bartnik. Bartnik's definition leads to the static metric extension conjecture, which will also be one of the main topics discussed at this conference. Organizer: Carla Cederbaum

Mathematical institute of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts is organizing a conference in honor of Professor Dragos Cvetkovic for his 75th birthday. Invited speakers are: - Willem Haemers (Tilburg): Spectral characterizations of graphs - Jack Koolen (Hefei): On graphs with smallest eigenvalue at least -3 - Vilmar Trevisan (Porto Alegre): Recent developments on Laplacian eigenvalue distribution - Christoph Helmberg (Chemnitz): A semidefinite programming view on spectral properties of graph Laplacians Participants may present short contributions of 20 minutes, related to spectral properties of matrices associated with graphs. A booklet of abstracts will be available at the conference, while selected papers may be submitted to a special issue of the journal Publ. Inst. Math., Nouv. Ser. Such papers will undergo a standard peer review procedure. The conference web site is available at www.mi.sanu.ac.rs/conferences/sga2016.htm

The 9th Asian Conference on Fixed Point Theory and Optimization 2016 (ACFPTO2016) will be held at the Faculty of Science, King Mongkut's University of Technology (KMUTT), during May 18 - 20, 2016. The purposes of this conference are to celebrate the 56th anniversary of King Mongkut's University of Technology, and to bring together leading experts and researchers in fixed point theory and optimization and also to assess new developments, ideas and methods in this very active, important and dynamic field of Mathematics. A special emphasis will be put on applications in related areas, as well as other sciences, such as the natural sciences, economics and engineering.

ICACEEE 2016 is to provide an international forum for exchange of ideas among interested researchers, students, developers, and practitioners in the areas of computing, communications, and informatics.

3rd International Conference on Recent Advances in Pure and Applied Mathematics (ICRAPAM 2016) will be held at La Blanche Resort & Spa, Bodrum, Mugla-Turkey, 19-23 May, 2016. This year ICRAPAM is supported by Istanbul Commerce University, Istanbul Medeniyet University and Institute of Mathematics of National Academy of Science of Ukraine. INVITED SPEAKERS -Prof. Jeff Connor, Ohio University, USA -Prof. A. M. Samoilenko, Inst. of Math. of NAS, Ukraine -Prof. Ghiocel Groza, Tech. Uni. Civil Engineering Bucharest, Romania -Prof. Werner Varnhorn, Universitat Kassel, Germany -Prof. F. Abdullayev, Mersin Uni.,Turkey -Prof. Ljubisa D.R. Kocinac, Uni. of Nis, Serbia -Prof. Reza Saadati, Iran Uni. of Sci. and Tech., Iran

3rd ICCEET 2016 is an international refereed conference dedicated to the advancement of the theory and practices in education. The ICCEET 2016 promotes collaborative excellence between academicians and professionals from Education.

These triennial meetings have traditionally been the main general international conferences in Approximation Theory, and are designed to bring together students and researchers from all subareas of the subject. \mchead{Confirmed Invited Speakers} Josef Dick (New South Wales), Simon Foucart (Georgia), Elisabeth Larsson (Upssala), Doron Lubinsky (Georgia Tech), Carla Manni (Rome), Mike Neamtu (Vanderbilt), and Ulrich Reif (Darmstadt). A plenary lecture will also be given by the recipient of the eighth Vasil A. Popov Prize in Approximation Theory, see imi.cas.sc.edu/popov-prize-description. To organize a minisymposium on a topic of your choice, please submit a proposal via the website by April 1, 2016. Titles and abstracts for contributed talks or posters are due by April 30, 2016. Students, postdocs, and members of under-represented groups from the US and overseas are especially welcome, and are encouraged to apply for travel support. The deadline is April 1, 2016.

This workshop will focus on solving systems of polynomial equations using numerical algebraic geometry. It will introduce the participants to algorithms of numerical algebraic geometry so that they can use and develop variations to address their own research problems of interest. Progress related to the redevelopment of Bertini along with an introduction for creating solving modules will also be discussed. Finally, this workshop will bring together researchers from a variety of application fields to discuss successes and current challenges related to solving systems of polynomial equations.

The CHAOS2016 Conference Poster is available at: www.cmsim.org/images/Poster\_CHAOS2016.pdf The general topics and the special sessions proposed for the Conference include but are not limited to: Chaos and Nonlinear Dynamics, Stochastic Chaos, Chemical Chaos, Data Analysis and Chaos, Hydrodynamics, Turbulence and Plasmas, Optics and Chaos, Chaotic Oscillations and Circuits, Chaos in Climate Dynamics, Geophysical Flows, Biology and Chaos, Neurophysiology and Chaos, Hamiltonian Systems, Chaos in Astronomy and Astrophysics, Chaos and Solitons, Micro- and Nano- Electro-Mechanical Systems, Neural Networks and Chaos, Ecology and Economy. The publications of the conference include: 1. The Book of Abstracts in Electronic and in Paper form 2. Electronic Proceedings in the web in a permanent website 3. Publication in the Journal of "Chaotic Modeling and Simulation (CMSIM) 4. Book Publications devoted to CHAOS2016 International Conference

The 2016 Mixed Integer Programming workshop will be the thirteenth in a series of annual workshops held in North America designed to bring the integer programming community together to discuss very recent developments in the field. The workshop consists of a single track of invited talks and features a poster session that provides an additional opportunity to share and discuss recent research in MIP.

The interdisciplinary field of imaging science is experiencing tremendous growth. New devices capable of imaging objects and structures from nanoscale to the astronomical scale are continuously being developed and improved and, as a result, the reach of science and medicine has been extended in exciting and unexpected ways. The impact of this technology has been to generate new challenges associated with the problems of formation, acquisition, compression, transmission, and analysis of images. By their very nature, these challenges cut across the disciplines of physics, engineering, mathematics, biology, medicine, and statistics. While the primary purpose of this conference is to focus on mathematical issues, the other facets of imaging, such as biomedical and engineering aspects, for example, will also play an important role.

Comprehensive collections of texts data stretching back in time to the beginning of writing have become increasingly available in machine actionable form. Similarly, millions of "born digital" texts are flooding the virtual world on a daily basis, from tweets, to blog posts, to other cultural expressive forms. This workshop focuses on the leading approaches to (a) extracting entities, topics, or narrative patterns from large, unstructured collections of text and analyzing them to (b) derive meaning from textual data and (c) understand the dynamics of social interactions or historical change. These approaches include text mining tools, sentiment analysis, topic modeling, textual memes, cross-language information retrieval, trend analysis, information retrieval, recommendations, and predictions of whether something will go "viral". Mathematical tools include Bayesian models, supervised and unsupervised machine learning, optimization, and statistical language modeling techniques.

The aim of the conference is to bring together people from different areas and places working on questions related to automorphic forms and Langlands fonctoriality, a very active area of contemporary international mathematical research at the crossroads of number theory, representation theory, and arithmetic and algebraic geometry. One common motivation is to look closely at endoscopy, a technique that allows to study certain instances of functoriality, initiated by Langlands and Shelstad almost forty years ago and to study the "periods" of automorphic forms.

The objective of this meeting is to be multidisciplinary and international, bringing together scientists working on various topics of inverse problems in diverse areas of mathematical, engineering, physical and computer sciences.

The motivation for this advanced school is to expose students, postdocs and researchers to various key roles that geometric group theory has played in recent advances in low-dimensional topology and geometry. These include (but not limited to) the role of virtually special groups, representations of Kleinian groups in SL(2,C) and generalizations (e.g. Higher Teichmuller Theory), the Mapping Class Group and its recent role in low dimensional geometry and topology and group theoretic connections with Heegaard Floer theory through left-orderability.

Group Theory; Group Cohomology.

This is the fourteenth in a series of annual workshops sponsored by the New York Number Theory Seminar on problems and results in combinatorial and additive number theory and related parts of mathematics. The list of speakers with abstracts of their talks will be posted on the website \url{www.theoryofnumbers.com} There are daily sessions on open problems, and graduate students are encouraged to attend. Proceedings of the conference have been published by Springer. Mathematicians who would like to speak at the meeting should submit a title and abstract to: \url{melvyn.nathanson@lehman.cuny.edu}

The workshop "Algebraic Groups, Quantum Groups and Geometry" in the Southeastern Lie Theory series will be held at the University of Virginia, May 24-27, 2016. The conference is supported by the National Science Foundation and the Institute of Mathematics Science (UVA). May 26th will be a special day in recognition of the work of Brian Parshall. The workshop will feature: Minicourses by: Pramod Achar (LSU) Geordie Williamson (Sydney/MPI) Discussion sections lead by: Laura Rider (MIT) Talks by: Huanchen Bao (Maryland) Jonathon Brundan (Oregon) John Carlson (UGA) Christopher Drupieski (DePaul) Jie Du (UNSW) Eric Friedlander (USC) Stefan Kolb (Newcastle) George Lusztig (MIT) Jennifer Morse (Drexel) Daniel Nakano (UGA) Peng Shan (Paris-Sud) Jian-pan Wang (ECNU)

The Association of Nepalese Mathematicians in America (ANMA), Nepal Mathematical Society (NMS) and mathematics departments of Tribhuvan University and Kathmandu University are jointly organizing the International Conference on Applications of Mathematics to Nonlinear Sciences (AMNS-2016) in Kathmandu, Nepal, on May 26-29, 2016. The conference provides a forum to a diverse group of scientists in applications of mathematics to natural and health sciences, engineering and finance. Specific areas include analysis, topology, mathematics education, statistics, big data, optimization, operations research, quantitative finance, mathematical biology, biomedical science, biophysics, and public health. The conference intends to bring together researchers from a variety of disciplines which impact nonlinear analysis and applications in bio-and physical sciences from the south-east Asian countries and around the globe.

The Association of Nepalese Mathematicians in America (ANMA), Nepal Mathematical Society (NMS) and mathematics departments of Tribhuvan University and Kathmandu University are jointly organizing the International Conference on Applications of Mathematics to Nonlinear Sciences (AMNS-2016) in Kathmandu, Nepal, on May 26-29, 2016. The conference provides a forum to a diverse group of scientists in applications of mathematics to natural and health sciences, engineering and finance. Specific areas include analysis, topology, mathematics education, statistics, big data, optimization, operations research, quantitative finance, mathematical biology, biomedical science, biophysics, and public health. The conference intends to bring together researchers from a variety of disciplines which impact nonlinear analysis and applications in bio- and physical sciences from the south-east Asian countries and around the globe.

The Association of Nepalese Mathematicians in America (ANMA), Nepal Mathematical Society (NMS), and the mathematics departments of Tribhuvan University and Kathmandu University are jointly organizing the International Conference on Applications of Mathematics to Nonlinear Sciences (AMNS-2016) in Kathmandu, Nepal, on May 26-29, 2016. The conference provides a forum to a diverse group of scientists in applications of mathematics to natural and health sciences, engineering and finance. Specific areas include analysis, topology, mathematics education, statistics, big data, optimization, operations research, quantitative finance, mathematical biology, biomedical science, biophysics, and public health. The conference intends to bring together researchers from a variety of disciplines of mathematical sciences and applications.

This is the central conference of Mathematical Analysis (in a broad sense) in Greece and takes place every couple of years. \mchead{Topics include} Harmonic and Complex Analysis, Functional Analysis, Operator Theory, Dynamical Systems, Differential Equations, Numerical Analysis. \mchead{Invited Speakers} Haim Brezis (to be confirmed), Tony Carbery, Vassilios Dougalis, Nikos Frantzikinakis, Aristides Katavolos, Emmanouil Milakis, Grigoris Paouris.

The AAA series of workshops in the field of general algebra has taken place twice a year for more than 40 years, usually at universities in Central Europe. Traditional topics include universal algebra, lattice theory, ordered algebraic structures, and applications in logic and elsewhere.

Invited speakers: Luca Capogna (WPI), Joseph Fu (U. Georgia), Robert Ghrist (U. Pennsylvania), Chiu-Chu Melissa Liu (Columbia U.), Christina Sormani (CUNYGC/Lehman), Valentino Tosatti (Northwestern U). In addition, there will be parallel sessions of contributed talks, divided roughly into Differential, Complex, and Algebraic Geometry, Algebraic Topology, and Geometric Topology. Those interested in speaking should submit an abstract by May 1, 2016. Limited travel support is available for recent PhD's, current graduate students and members of underrepresented groups. Participants interested in being considered for this support should complete the request for travel support form online no later than May 1, 2016.

The CSHPM will be holding its 2016 Annual Meeting at the University of Calgary in conjunction with the 2016 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. Members are invited to present papers on any subject relating to the history of mathematics, its use in the teaching of mathematics, the philosophy of mathematics, or a related topic. Talks in either English or French are welcome. Graduate students who present are eligible for the CSHPM Student Award. The Call for Papers with submission information is available at: \url{www.cshpm.org/meeting/2016CSHPMSCHPM\_Call\_for\_Papers.pdf}

This 4-day workshop concerns the relationship between operator algebras and dynamical systems. There is some travel support available for graduate students and postdocs. The deadline for application for financial support is March 18.

The conference will focus on some of the most vibrant developments in function theory related to the celebrated Whitney extension and trace problems for classes of smooth functions. These include new analytic and geometric methods in the study of differentiable structures on finite sets, extension and trace problems for functions in Sobolev spaces and spaces of generalized smoothness defined on closed subsets of $R^n$, geometric description of Sobolev extension domains, etc. The purpose of the conference is to bring together an international group of experts in the areas of function theory and functional and geometric analysis to report on and discuss recent progress and open problems in the area of Whitney type problems and thus foster interaction and collaboration between researchers in these fields.

The Network Geometry and Topology workshop will focus on a number of topics including geometry and topology of random graphs and simplicial complexes, both real and synthetic, their dynamics, dynamics of various processes (such as navigation) running on them, emerging geometries of evolving networks, efficient statistical inference methods for learning latent geometries in real networks, as well as applications of everything above to real networks embedded in latent or physical spaces. The aim of this workshop is to stimulate the discussion between practitioners studying complex systems and network theorists working on geometry and topology of random graphs and simplicial complexes.

This is the second meeting of an annual series of conference alternating between the US and Mexico. The program covers a broad spectrum of topics in Representation Theory and Noncommutative Algebra. Organizers: Andrea Appel (UCS), Christof Geiss (UNAM), Aaron Lauda (USC), and Milen Yakimov (LSU). Speakers: Vyjayanthi Chari, Jose-Antonio De la Pena, Eric Friedlander, Sachin Gautam, Gustavo Jasso, Vladislav Kharchenko, Alexander Kleshchev, Daniel Labardini-Fragoso, Bernard Leclerc, Octavio Mendoza, Susan Montgomery, Jose Pablo Pelaez, Nicolai Reshetikhin, Raphael Rouquier, Rita Jimenez Rolland, Vera Serganova, Joshua Sussan, Valerio Toledano Laredo, Edith Corina Saenz Valadez, Ernesto Vallejo, Monica Vazirani, Weiqiang Wang, Chelsea Walton, Lauren Williams, Birge Huisgen-Zimmermann.

Many problems in applied sciences and engineering involve the motion of geometric objects such as interfaces or filaments interacting with surrounding fluids. These problems are generally called fluid-structure interaction problems. Since the interface position is unknown and must be solved as part of the solution, this poses challenging difficulties from theoretical and numerical points of view. For the past decades, the research effort on those topics is overwhelming and is still popular in applied mathematics and engineering communities. This international workshop aims to bring together mathematicians, computational scientists, and engineers having a common interest in solving fluid-structure interaction problems. The ultimate goal is to initiate new research collaborations that improve on existing techniques and generate ideas for new approaches.

These advanced courses are devoted to different topics in connection with High-dimensional approximation, Harmonic Analysis, and closed areas, such as PDE's. The courses will focus on the problems which have attracted a lot of attention in the recent years.

These advanced courses are devoted to different topics in connection with High-dimensional approximation, Harmonic Analysis, and closed areas, such as PDE.s. The courses will focus on the problems which have attracted a lot of attention in the recent years.?

The following topics will be presented on the conference: complex analysis of one variable; complex analysis of several variables.

The purpose of this summer school is to focus on the interplay of dynamical and biological systems, developing the rich connection between science and mathematics that has been so successful to date. Our focus will be on understanding the mathematical structure of dynamical systems that come from biological problems, and then relating the mathematical structures back to the biology to provide scientific insight. We will focus on five key areas: complex bio-networks, multi scale biological dynamics, biological waves, nonlinear dynamics of pattern formation, and disease dynamics. For each of the five key areas, we will invite 2--3 world leaders who are also excellent communicators to deliver a series of 2--4 one-hour lectures. We expect an average of eight hours of lecture per subject area, spread over approximately two weeks.

The purpose of this summer school is to focus on the interplay of dynamical and biological systems, developing the rich connection between science and mathematics that has been so successful to date. Our focus will be on understanding the mathematical structure of dynamical systems that come from biological problems, and then relating the mathematical structures back to the biology to provide scientific insight. We will focus on five key areas: complex bio-networks, multi scale biological dynamics, biological waves, nonlinear dynamics of pattern formation, and disease dynamics. For each of the five key areas, we will invite 2-3 world leaders who are also excellent communicators to deliver a series of 2-4 one-hour lectures. We expect an average of eight hours of lecture per subject area, spread over approximately two weeks.

The First Indonesian GeoGebra Institutes Conference (IGIC) year 2016 is organized by three Indonesian GeoGebra Institutes, Local GeoGebra Institutes of Palembang, Local GeoGebra Institutes of Banten Province, and the GeoGebra Institutes of West Java. This conference will be a sharing research results and discussion of many mathematics educators, teachers, and other stakeholders inregard to the use, implementation and development of GeoGebra in Indonesia (www.geogebra.org/). Paper submission by email: mamanf@untirta.ac.id no later than 30 April 2016.

The Rice University Mathematics Department, with support from the National Science Foundation, is hosting a conference on knot and link concordance, 3- and 4-dimensional manifolds, and related areas. This conference is dedicated to the memory of our colleague and friend Tim Cochran, who was a leading figure in low-dimensional topology, particularly knot theory. Limited funding is available. Graduate students, recent Ph.D.s, and mathematicians in underrepresented groups working in low-dimensional topology are especially encouraged to apply.

This SEAMS school will provide the basic knowledge of wave dynamics. Applications on environmental waves, including tsunami, will also be discussed. From hands-on tutorials, participants will get a chance to explore their numerical skill and get deeper insight of the phenomena. Moreover, the students will be introduced to the active area of researches in this field.

\mchead{{Organizer} Volodymyr Mazorchuk. \mchead{Invited Speakers} Maria Gorelik, Stefan Kolb, Julian K\"ulshammer, Erhard Neher, Alisair Savage, Peng Shan, Sarah Scherotzke, Jan Stovicek.mchead{{Contacturl{rt2016@math.uu.se

This workshop will focus on recent advances in moduli theory and algebraic cycles, with a particular emphasis on Hodge-theoretic aspects and new connections between these two subjects. One such point of contact is the representation theory of the Mumford-Tate group, which gives a powerful toolbox for classifying variations and degenerations of Hodge structure, and its interplay with recent activity on compactications of moduli stemming from geometric invariant theory, the minimal model program, and mirror symmetry. The normal functions arising from cycles and the interesting loci in moduli supporting them, as well as the Hodge Conjecture, provide further sources of interactions between the two subjects.

This workshop will focus on recent advances in moduli theory and algebraic cycles, with a particular emphasis on Hodge-theoretic aspects and new connections between these two subjects. One such point of contact is the representation theory of the Mumford-Tate group, which gives a powerful toolbox for classifying variations and degenerations of Hodge structure, and its interplay with recent activity on compactifications of moduli stemming from geometric invariant theory, the minimal model program, and mirror symmetry. The normal functions arising from cycles and the interesting loci in moduli supporting them, as well as the Hodge Conjecture, provide further sources of interactions between the two subjects.

This conference is a next in a row of previous meetings on Geometry and Mathematical Physics which took place in Bulgaria - Zlatograd (1995) and annual conferences under the same title in Varna (1998-2015). The overall aim is to bring together experts in Classical and Modern Differential Geometry, Complex Analysis, Mathematical Physics and related fields, to assess recent developments in these areas and to stimulate new investigations and the international collaboration.

This interdisciplinary workshop will bring together scientists from integral geometry, geometric probability, geometric measure theory, stochastic geometry, stereology, applied probability, spatial statistics and bioimaging. An important scope of the workshop is to discuss recent theoretical advances in stochastic geometry and their potential for applications.

ESCO 2016 is the 5th event in a successful series of interdisciplineary international conferences. It promotes modern technologies and practices in scientific computing and visualization, and strengthens the interaction between researchers and practitioners in various areas of computational engineering and sciences. \mchead{2016 Main Themes} Computational electromagnetics and coupled problems, fluid-structure interaction and multi-phase flows, computational chemistry and quantum physics, computational civil and structural engineering, computational biology and bioinformatics, computational geometry and topology, petascale and exascale computing, hydrology and porous media flows, wave propagation and acoustics, climate and weather modeling, GPU and cloud computing, uncertainty quantification, open source software.

This conference is the twelfth of a series founded in 1987 and previously organized in different countries around the Caribbean area. The goal is to support high level mathematical research and education on Approximation, Optimization and related topics. It includes invited lectures, tutorials, mini-symposia, and contributed talks.

A program of the AMS funded principally by the National Science Foundation, Mathematics Research Communities foster the formation of self-sustaining cohorts of early-career mathematical scientists by supporting summer conferences, collaboration grants, and special sessions at the Joint Mathematics Meetings focused around research topics of common interest. In 2016 the summer conferences are: June 5--11, (a) Lie Group Representations, Discretization, and Gelfand Pairs and (2) Character Varieties-Experiments and New Frontiers; June 12--18, Algebraic Statistics; and June 19--25, Mathematics in Physiology and Medicine. The 2016 program is aimed at mathematicians whose career stage is between two years pre-PhD and three years post-PhD, with interest in one of these areas, and whose background makes them ready to engage in hands-on collaborative research under the mentorship of experts in the respective fields. Applications are open through March 1, 2016, on the program web site.

The ALEL will take place from the June 6 to 8. In its sixth edition, it is co-organized by the universities of Alicante, Cartagena, Limoges, Miguel Hernández (Elche) and Murcia. The aim of the meeting is to promote the connection and exchange of knowledge among researchers from different countries on topics like convex and non-smooth analysis, numerical methods or semi-infinite optimization. The ALEL will be followed from June 9 to 10 by the fourth edition of the Workshop on Functional Analysis

The purpose of the workshop is to bring together researchers sharing an interest in a variety of aspects of statistics and its applications as well as matrix analysis and its applications to statistics, and offer them a possibility to discuss current developments in these subjects. The workshop will bridge the gap among statisticians, computer scientists and mathematicians in understanding each other's tools. We anticipate that the workshop will stimulate research, in an informal setting, and foster the interaction of researchers in the interface between matrix theory and statistics Some emphasis will be put on related numerical linear algebra issues and numerical solution methods, relevant to problems arising in statistics. The workshop will include invited talks and special sessions devoted to cutting edge research topics.

A combination professional development workshop and topology conference for graduate students. Sessions on writing/giving lectures, mathematical etiquette, career options, writing grant proposals, etc.

The main goal of the conference HAAT2016, besides presenting the recent developments in Constructive Approximation and Harmonic Analysis, is promoting their integration and research exchange. In particular, the conference promotes the idea of applying the research tools from one research area for problems in the other area. As a consequence, such an integration will possibly result in solving many applied problems in other areas of science.

This workshop, sponsored by AIM and the NSF, will be devoted to new connections between the topic of Markov chain mixing times and other subareas of modern probability theory.

Topics include function spaces, time-frequency analysis and Gabor analysis, sampling theory and compressed sensing, pseudodifferential operators and Fourier integral operators, numerical harmonic analysis, abstract harmonic analysis, and applications of harmonic analysis. Plenary Speakers: Albrecht B\"ottcher [TU Chemnitz] Anders Hansen [University of Cambridge] Arieh Iserles [University of Cambridge] Gitta Kutyniok [TU Berlin] Rachel Ward [UT Austin] Maciej Zworski [University of California, Berkeley]

A School/Workshop on Applicable Theory of Switched Systems will be held on June 6-10, 2016 at the University of Texas at Dallas. The goal of the event will be to cover the field of switched systems from a systematic viewpoint. In this way the activity will also serve as a school for students.

Discrete mathematics is a branch of the mathematical sciences, with a wide range of challenging research problems and important applications in industry. Discrete mathematics has applications to all fields of computer science, and to the physical and biological sciences. It is used extensively in telecommunications, information processing, and manufacturing, and many businesses and industries use techniques of discrete optimization to improve the efficiency of their operations.

The programme would start with a week long tutorial on the basics of empirical likelihood and its applications. There will be two workshops on the second and the third weeks. The first workshop would explore various aspects of the new developments in the core empirical likelihood methodology. It would concentrate more on the theoretical side. As for example, we would discuss asymptotic behaviour of empirical likelihood under various levels of dependence, its behaviour in high dimensions, in various constrained problems, theoretical aspects of Bayesian empirical likelihood, etc. The second workshop will mostly be on the applications of empirical likelihood in real life problems. The topics would include the applications in biostatistics, survival analysis, in the analysis of complex survey data, longitudinal data, finance and econometrics among others. The fourth week is kept free for research interactions. Most of it would be spent in informal discussions.

It is the second ICMCS conference. First one took place on November 2015. ICMCS 2016, is to bring together innovative academics and industrial experts in the field of Mathematics and Computer Science to a common forum. The aim of the conference is to promote research in the field of Mathematics and Computer Science. Another goal is to facilitate exchange of new ideas in these fields and to create a dialogue between scientists and practitioners. Keynote speaker - Prof. Enoch Opeyemi, Federal University Oye-Ekiti, Nigeria Speech: Proof of Riemann Hypothesis

Dear Colleague, We are organizing a conference, called "Nolineal 2016", in Seville, Spain, 7th-10th June 2016. We would very much like you to attend. For pre-registration, submission of abstracts, and/or inclusion in our mailing list, please register on our web page congreso.us.es/nolineal16. Confirmed plenary speakers: Leonor Cruzeiro (Portugal), Mathieu Desroches (France), Jordi Garc\'ia-Ojalvo (Spain), Frank J\"ulicher (Germany), Eduardo Liz (Spain), Albert J. Sievers (USA), Manuel G. Velarde (Spain), Francisco R. Villatoro (Spain) Relevant dates: Â• Pre-registration: before 15th February, 2016. Â• Reception of Abstracts: before 15th February 2016. Â• Notice of Acceptance: before 29th February, 2016. Â• Early payment and full inscription: from 1st January to 31th March, 2016. Â• Late payment and full inscription: from 1st April to 20th May, 2016. The organizing committee.

This will be the forth edition of the Workshop on Functional Analysis. The aim of this two day conference is to bring together experienced and novice researchers interested in Banach Space Theory. The conference will feature a series of plenary and short talks as well as contributed posters on recent advances in the subject.

The International Workshop on Information Security, Assurance, and Trust (I-SAT2016) Workshop will be held on June 9 to 11, New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) Campus, Vancouver, BC, Canada. The goal of this workshop is to provide a forum for researchers, scientists and engineers working in academia and industry to share their experiences, new ideas and research results in the areas of information and system security, assurance, and trust. I-SAT2016 will address novel research targeting technical aspects of protecting information security and establishing trust in the digital space. New paradigms and solutions targeting emerging topics in such fields will be presented and discussed by researchers and industrial experts.

The workshop facilitates communication between scientists of varying backgrounds and provides a forum for exchange of ideas on the recent developments in mathematical models and computational methods in geosciences. \mchead{Topics} Include but are not limited to Inverse and ill-posed problems: potential methods, acoustic and elastic seismic tomography, image analysis, sampling and moment problems, signal analysis and processing of terrestrial and satellite data; oil, shale gas, and water exploration and improved resource recovery; uncertainty quantification: Bayesian approach, data assimilation, earthquake relocation; reservoir mechanics, groundwater flow, multi-phase flow in porous media; poroelasticity, multi-layered systems; oceanography, atmospheric modeling, climate change, volcanism, plumes and hotspots; energy resource modeling: geothermal energy, renewable energy; Geoscientific risk management. An optional Cappadocia Tour is also planned for Sunday June 12, 2016.

A mathematics research conference jointly organized by the department of mathematics at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott, AZ, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA, and University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa. The aim of the annual conference is to improve communication among mathematicians in different specializations in order to enhance and stimulate their research. Talks are therefore expected to focus on a general introduction to the speaker's current research, major open problems, and its future prospective.

\mchead{Topics} Functional equations and inequalities, mean values,functional equations on algebraic structures, Hyers-Ulam stability, regularity properties of solutions, conditional functional equations, iteration theory; applications of the above. \mchead{Organizers} Zsolt Páles, Inst. of Math., Univ. of Debrecn, 4010 Debrecen, Hungary; pales@science.unideb.hu \mchead{Scientific Committee} J. Aczél (Honorary Chair; Waterloo, ON, Canada), W. Benz (Hamburg,Germany), Z. Daróczy (Debrecen, Hungary), L. Reich (Graz, Austria). Honorary Members: R. Ger (Chair, Katowice, Poland), Zs. Páles (Debrecen, Hungary), M. Sablik (Katowice, Poland), J. Schwaiger (Graz, Austria), and A. Sklar (Chicago, Illinois). \mchead{Information} Participation at these meetings is by invitation only. Those wishing to be invited to this or one of the following meetings should send details of their interest to: Roman Ger, Inst. of Math., Silesian Univ., Bankowa 14, PL-40-007 Katowice, Poland; romanger@us.edu.pl before January 15, 2016.

ECSTATIC is a two-day conference in all branches of topology, aimed primarily at young and early career stage researchers (ie Ph.D. students and postdocs) working in the field. All participants are very encouraged to give a talk, either on the field they are working in or some of their own research.

This conference will bring together a community of researchers to discuss elliptic curves, L-functions, Iwasawa theory, Euler systems, and related topics, and to celebrate Karl Rubin's 60th birthday. The invited speakers are Massimo Bertolini, Manjul Bhargava, David Burns, Mirela \c{C}iperiani, John Coates, Henri Darmon, Ralph Greenberg, Haruzo Hida, Kiran Kedlaya, Jan Nekovár, Bjorn Poonen, Christopher Skinner, Glenn Stevens, Andrew Wiles, Melanie Matchett Wood, Sarah Zerbes.

The Canadian Operator Symposium (COSy) is dedicated to operator algebras and their applications and is one of the centrepieces of the field in Canada. Founded by Israel Halperin in the early 1970s, the 2016 meeting will be the 44th event. The overall goals of the meeting have traditionally been threefold: to bring in international leaders in the field to explain the most topical recent developments to the Canadian community, to highlight the current research activities of the leaders within Canada and to provide a resource for young researchers---graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and young faculty.

ECMI conferences are promoted by the European Consortium for Mathematics in Industry with the aim to enforce the interaction between academy and industry, leading to innovation in both fields. They are one of the main forums where significant advances in industrial mathematics are presented, bringing together prominent figures from business, science and academia to promote the use of innovative mathematics to industry. They also encourage industrial sectors to propose challenging problems where mathematicians can provide insight and new ideas. ECMI2016 is jointly organized by the Department of Applied Mathematics of the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC) and the Spanish Network for Mathematics & Industry (math-in). We are looking forward to meeting you at Santiago de Compostela!

The goal of this Conference is to present recent progress and new trends in the area of commutative ring theory and module theory. It also aims to gather together mathematicians sharing similar algebraic interests for a fruitful interaction. The main subjects include, but not limited to: Spaces of valuation domains and applications; Multiplicative Ideal Theory, lattices, star and semistar operations; Factorization and divisibility properties in the ideal theory of commutative rings; Rings of integer-valued polynomials; Topological and algebraic entropy over commutative rings; Almost t-injective and fully inert modules over integral domains. The Conference will be held in Bressanone/Brixen, a very pleasant small town, about 40 kilometers North of Bolzano/Bozen, at "Casa della Gioventà" (University of Padova at Bressanone). \mchead{Organizers}: Francesca Tartarone (Università degli Studi, Roma Tre) and Paolo Zanardo (Università di Padova)

This workshop, sponsored by AIM and the NSF, will explore computations and examples that will help guide the development of the fledgling field of "equivariant derived algebraic geometry".

The goal of this workshop is to bring together researchers from several different communities , 2016 - applied math, theoretical computer science, communications and electrical engineering , 2016 - to focus on a few quickly-moving topics in algorithmic coding theory. Topics will include: Polar codes Codes for interactive communication Local decoding and coding for distributed storage Non-malleable codes.

Centre de Recerca Matemàtica, Barcelona, and the Collaborative Research Center 910, Berlin are pleased to announce the joint international multidisciplinary workshop MURPHYS-HSFS-2016. The workshop, devoted to mathematical theory and applications of the multiple scale systems and systems with hysteresis, will take place at the Centre de Recerca Matemática, in a beautiful suburb of Barcelona. MURPHYS 2016 (Multi-Rate Processes and Hysteresis) is the 8th workshop that continues a series of biennial conferences focused on multiple scale phenomena, singular perturbations, phase transitions and hysteresis phenomena occurring in mathematical, physical, economical, engineering and information systems.

The connections between the geometry of nilpotent orbits and representation theory is one of the fundamental themes in Lie theory since the works of Kirillov, Dynkin & Kostant in the 50's. Springer, Kazhdan-Lusztig & Lusztig works at the end of the 70's marked a turning point influencing all of the following developments in representation theory. In the last years, interesting and beautiful results have been obtained marking a third turning point in the subject. The aim of the conference is to gather together some of the main actors of these developments. No conference fee. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED(www.crm.sns.it/event/367/registration.html). Limited funds available for financial support. Application deadline for financial support: 5 APRIL 2016

This conference is organized on the occasion of the seventieth birthday of Michel Waldschmidt, celebrating him as a pioneer in the rebirth of transcendental number theory and the father of the great French transcendence school who, with his numerous scientific descendants, created the most vibrant center ever for the study of transcendence and related geometric questions. Reflecting the broad interests of Michel Waldschmidt, the conference will be devoted to all of Number Theory, with a special emphasis on his topics of main interest which are Number Theory and Diophantine approximation. It will provide a unique opportunity to discuss the state of the art in many classical topics in these fields but also to explore new fast emerging important topics such as unlikely intersections, Bogomolov and Lehmer problems, and Andre'-Oort Conjectures, to name only a few.

Centre de Recerca Matemàtica, Barcelona, and the Collaborative Research Center 910, Berlin are pleased to announce the joint international multidisciplinary workshop MURPHYS-HSFS-2016. The workshop, devoted to mathematical theory and applications of the multiple scale systems and systems with hysteresis, will take place at the Centre de Recerca Matemàtica, in a beautiful suburb of Barcelona, June 13 to 17, 2016. MURPHYS 2016 (Multi-Rate Processes and Hysteresis) is the 8th workshop that continues a series of biennial conferences focused on multiple scale phenomena, singular perturbations, phase transitions and hysteresis phenomena occurring in mathematical, physical, economical, engineering and information systems. The previous workshops were held in Cork, Ireland (2002, 2004, 2006, 2008); Pechs, Hungary (2010); Suceava, Romania (2012) and Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics, Berlin (2014). HSFS (Hysteresis and Slow-Fast Systems) is the follow-up of a work

Recent advances in complex differential geometry is a two-week program covering a wide range of topics in both Kähler and non-Kähler geometry and is part of the CIMI thematic trimester Complex Geometry and Beyond. Lectures and seminars will take place at the Institut de Mathématique de Toulouse (Toulouse, France). Week 1, from Monday June 13th 2016 to Friday June 17th 2016 is a a summer school. Week 2, from Friday June 17th 2016 to Wednesday June 22nd 2016 is an international conference. Details are available on the website of the conference.

Combinatorics is at the center of many areas in pure and applied mathematics. This summer school will focus on the versatility of combinatorics to shed light on problems in algebra, geometry, optimization, and mathematical physics. We will also discuss how algebraic and geometric perspectives can help us understand purely combinatorial objects. The main goal of the school is to bring young mathematicians from Colombia and other Latin American countries into close contact with each other and with world experts in various fields of combinatorics. This is part of a long term goal to build a strong regional community of mathematicians in combinatorics and related fields.

The goal of the workshop is to present harmonic analysis techniques in $R^n$ (the "flat" setting), and then to show how those techniques extend to much rougher settings, with application to the theory of elliptic equations. Thus, the subject matter of the workshop will introduce the students to an active, current research area: the interface between harmonic analysis, elliptic PDE, and geometric measure theory.

This summer school on random matrices is motivated by the observation that there are several (often) non-overlapping techniques used in random matrix theory. Our goal is to provide an opportunity for graduate students (and postdocs) to learn these different techniques and acquire the background necessary to understand how/when/where they can/have/should be applied for understanding the properties of random matrices. We expect students to have some basic working knowledge on random matrix theory (e.g., they know what a GOE ensemble is and what the semi-circle law describes.) We hope that the summer school provides a venue where, for example, a student already familiar with the orthogonal polynomial method for RMT can learn about how Stieltjes transform techniques are used, and so on. We have asked the lecturers to make each course self-contained and cover the necessary basic materials at the level of a first and second year graduate school student.

Croatian Mathematical Congress is a central mathematical event in Croatia organized every four years. The scientific program features plenary and invited talks by distinguished senior scientists, Croatian Mathematical Society Award Lecture, as well as contributed section talks and poster presentations. A primary aim of the congress is to present a broadest possible overview of the activities of the mathematical community as well as to host panel discussions on topics of current interest to mathematical community.

The 2016 International Conference of the Resource Modeling Association will be held June 14 - 17 in Flagstaff, Arizona, U.S.A. "Quantitative Modeling for Managing Natural Resources in an Era of Climate Change" is the theme of this conference. Four keynote speakers will address the use of mathematical models to study biodiversity and the effects of climate change on various ecosystems and offer recommendations for managing them in a sustainable manner. In addition to the keynote presentations there will be contributed paper sessions. Topics that will be considered at the conference are water resource management, economic issues with managing natural resources, fisheries (fresh and salt water), biodiversity, wildlife management, forest management, and protection of ecosystems.

The Second International Congress on Actuarial Science and Quantitative builds on the success of the first ICASQF, and consolidates the Congress as the premier event in Actuarial Science and Quantitative Finance in Colombia, the Andean Region (Peru, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, and Bolivia) and the Caribbean Region. The Congress will cover a variety of topics in Actuarial Science and Quantitative Finance. \mchead{Topics} Statistics techniques in Finance and Actuarial Science, Portfolio Management, Derivative Valuation, Risk Theory and Life and Pension Insurance Mathematics, Non-Life Insurance Mathematics, and Economics of Insurance among others. \mchead{Invited Speakers} Jan Dhaene (KU Leuven, Belgium), Bruno Dupire (Bloomberg LP. New York, US), Nicole El Karoui (\'Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France), Christian Hipp (Karlsruher Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany), Jean Jacod (Université Paris VI, Paris, France.), Ioannis Karatzas (University of Columbia, NY, US), Glenn Meyers (ISO Innovative Analytics, New York USA), Kees Oosterlee (Dutch national research center for mathematics and computer science, Amsterdam Netherlands), Michael Sherris (UNSW, Sydney Australia), Fernando Zapatero (USC, Los Angeles, CA, US).

The VI Congress of Mathematicians of Macedonia is the largest international event in the mathematical community in Macedonia. The event includes plenary lectures, short communications, posters, seminars, workshops, round tables etc. We are expecting more than 200 participants from all over the world.

The aim of the conference is to bring together experts in different aspects of group theory. The main themes of the meeting include representation theory of finite groups, permutation groups and infinite group theory. INVITED SPEAKERS: Gunter Malle (Kaiserslautern),Francesco Matucci (Campinas), Gabriel Navarro (Valencia), Pablo Spiga (Milano), Gunnar Traustason (Bath).

Barccsyn is about bringing together researchers from computational, systems and cognitive neuroscience. Our goal is to provide a forum for lively discussion and promote active collaboration between Barcelona-based research groups, especially between theorists and experimentalists. This is the fifth annual Barccsyn conference. The conference will be held on Thursday and Friday, June 16 and 17, 2016, at the Institute d'Estudis Catalans. Each day we will have 8-10 brief oral presentations from local researchers, a poster session and a longer keynote lecture from a renowned researcher from abroad.

Faculty of Computational Mathematics and Cybernetics of the M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University and the V.A. Steklov Mathematical Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences hold an international scientific conference `Actual problems of the theory of partial differential equations', dedicated to the centenary of A.V. Bitsadze. May 22, 2016, is the centenary of an outstanding mathematician, Corresponding Member of the USSR Academy of Sciences (1958), Member of the Academy of Sciences of the Georgian SSR (1969), Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences (1991), Honored Scientist of the Georgian SSR, Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Professor Andrey Vasilyevich Bitsadze (05/22/1916 - 6/09/1994).

The aim of this conference is to present the latest research and results of mathematicians related to Algebra, Analysis, Geometry, Topology, Mathematics education and related fields. The scientific program of the conference will consist of invited talks and contributed talks. Dates: June 16-18, 2016 VENUE: 2016 International Conference of the Honam Mathematical Society will take place in Jeonju, a city full of history and cultural attractions. The venue will be the campus of the Department of Mathematics Education Bd.(6-1), Chonbuk National University, Jeonju, Korea.

GLaMP2016 is a mathematical physics meeting with a mini-course for young researchers on Friday, 17 June, by Vojkan Jaksic, McGill University, on nonequilibrium statistical mechanics. Saturday and Sunday will feature talks by confirmed speakers: Antonio Auffinger (Northwestern), Alexander Elgart (Virginia Tech), Birgit Kaufmann (Purdue), Kay Kirkpatrick (Illinois), Jun Yin (Wisconsin), a round-table discussion on careers, and short talks by young researchers. Some financial support is available. See the web page for details.

THE GOAL of NUMTA2016 Conference is to create a multidisciplinary round table for an open discussion on numerical modeling by using traditional and emerging computational paradigms. All aspects of numerical computations and modeling from foundations and philosophy to advanced numerical techniques will be discussed. LOCATION of NUMTA2016 is the Premium All Inclusive Club Med Resort Â“Napitia" (Pizzo Calabro, Tyrrhenian coast, Italy). The resort is close to the International Lamezia Terme Airport. YOUNG RESEARCHER AWARD (500 Euro and certificate) for the best presentation made by a young scientist will be awarded during the conference. PROCEEDINGS will be published as a special volume of the world-renowned American Institute of Physics (AIP) Conference Proceedings. SPECIAL ISSUE of the international journal Â“Applied Mathematics and Computation" produced by Elsevier will be dedicated to the Conference. SPECIAL SESSIONS organizers will receive a discount on the registration fee.

BIOMATH is an international conference on Mathematical Methods and Models in Biosciences. It is devoted to recent research in life sciences based on applications of mathematics as well as mathematics applied to or motivated by biological studies. It is a multidisciplinary meeting forum for researchers who develop and apply mathematical and computational tools to the study of phenomena in the broad fields of biology, ecology, medicine, biotechnology, bioengineering, environmental science, etc. BIOMATH 2015 includes as an integral part a School for Young Scientists and an Instructional Workshop on Advanced Mathematical Methods in Life Sciences.

BIOMATH Young Scientists School is an integral part of the conference BIOMATH. It consists of foundational, keynote lectures, hot topics workshop, presentations of participants, evaluation and feedback.

This conference is held in memory of Evarist Giné (1944-2015), who was an influential, brilliant and prolific contributor to modern probability theory and mathematical statistics, with a focus on problems arising in infinite-dimensional settings. His work has had a profound impact on modern probability theory, mathematical statistics and recently also machine learning. The workshop will highlight recent activities in the areas Evarist worked in, as well as memorial sessions to celebrate his mathematical achievements.

The meeting is organized by Simion Stoilow Institute of Mathematics of the Romanian Academy,Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science of the University of Bucharest, in cooperation with the Universities of Helsinki and Turku from Finland. Organizing committee: Honorary chairs: C.Andreian Cazacu(Bucharest), N.Boboc(Bucharest), I.Laine(Joensuu), O.Martio(Helsinki), P.T.Mocanu(Cluj-Napoca) Members: L.Beznea(Bucharest, co-chair), M.Cristea(Bucharest), A.Gheondea(Ankara and Bucharest, co-chair), P.Hasto(Turku),C.Joita(Bucharest), J.Kinnunen(Helsinki), G.Kohr(Cluj-Napoca), R.Korhonen(Joensuu), M.Vuorinen(Turku). The program is divided into sections as follows: 1. Geometric function theory and classical complex analysis;2.Quasiconformal mappings, Teichm\"uller spaces, metric geometry and related topicsin classical analysis;3. Potential theory and PDEs, geometric analysis, complex geometry, functional analytical methods in complex geometry, functionalanalytical methods in complex analysis.

The school is oriented to young researchers, Ph.D. students and postdoctoral fellows in Mathematics, Physics and Engineering. It is intended to present an up-to-date view of some fundamental issues in topics around three axes: Geometry, Mechanics and Control. Relationships between them will be clearly presented. In addition, participants' attention will be drawn to some open problems, above all related to applications. Confirmed speakers - John Bailleul (Boston University, United States of America): The interplay between topology, geometry and information theory. - Luis Garc\'ia Naranjo, Instituto de investigaciones en matemáticas aplicadas y sistemas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico): Geometry and dynamics of nonholonomic systems. - Janusz Grabowski, Institute of Mathematics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland): Introduction to the theory of graded bundles.

Reliability and Safety are two important areas from industrial as well as research perspective. Reliability analysis for components and pieces of equipment have also been an important input to improve the current system safety and reliability. The use of complex and integrated systems has enhanced the demand of new research and methodologies for reliability and safety analysis in various engineering fields, viz., structural engineering, electrical & electronics engineering, software engineering, power systems engineering, mechanical engineering and chemical engineering. COURSE OBJECTIVES 1. Basics of probability distributions and applications of Design of Experiments Reliability analysis 2. System Reliability Modeling, Maintainability Analysis 3. Failure Data Analysis, Accelerated Life Testing 4. Preliminary Hazard Analysis,

The aim of the school-seminar is to introduce young researchers to some topics of current research in the fields of: $\bullet$• nonlinear analysis and its applications; $\bullet$• dynamical systems; $\bullet$• evolution equations and partial differential equations; $\bullet$• calculus of variations and optimal control. The main part of the school-seminar will consist of series of lectures by leading scientists (P. Krejci (Czech Republic), A. Cellina (Italy), A. Dontchev (USA), G. Akagi (Japan)) in the above fields, and the rest of the time will be devoted to short talks of other participants. The working languages of the school-seminar are Russian and English. The city of Irkutsk, the venue of the conference, is one of the oldest cities in Siberia which has many interesting tourist attractions. It is located in an immediate vicinity of the famous lake Baikal. A one day trip to the lake will be also organized.

The CRM "Partial Order in Materials: Analysis, Simulations and Beyond" workshop will comprise two 4-day focussed research meetings, from 20th-23rd June 2016 and 27th-30th June 2016, on partially ordered materials and complex fluids respectively, as part of the CRM thematic program on Computational Mathematics and Applications. The organizers are Dr Apala Majumdar (University of Bath, United Kingdom), Professor Stanley Alama (McMaster University), Professor Lia Bronsard (McMaster University) and Professor Alejandro Rey (McGill University). This workshop focuses on the mathematical modelling, analysis and simulations of partially ordered materials, somewhere in between the conventional solid and liquid phases of matter. Partial order is ubiquitous in nature and some key examples include liquid crystals, superconductors and complex fluids, glassy matter, colloidal suspensions, examples in the living world such as the cell cytoskeleton, bacterial suspensions and inanimate examples

This school is oriented to the presentation of theory, algorithms and applications for the solution of mixed integer nonlinear problems (MINLP). This type of problems appears in numerous application areas where the modelization of nonlinear phenomena with logical constraints is important; we must remember here the memorable phrase "the world is nonlinear". Nowadays the theoretical aspects of this area are spread in a number of recent papers which makes it difficult, for non-specialist, to have a solid background of the existing results and new advances in the field. This school aims to organize and present this material in an organized way. Moreover, it also pursues to link theory with actual applications.

The Math-to-Industry Boot Camp is an intense six-week session designed to provide graduate students with training and experience that is valuable for employment outside of academia. The program is targeted at Ph.D. students in pure and applied mathematics. The Boot Camp consists of courses in the basics of programming, data analysis, and mathematical modeling. Students will work in teams on projects and will be provided with soft skills training. There will be two group projects during the session: one "baby project" designed to introduce the concept of solving open-ended problems and on working in teams, and one "capstone project" which will be posed by industry scientists. The students will be able to interact with industry participants at various points in the program.

This four-day series of academic workshops addresses algorithmic and statistical challenges in modern large-scale data analysis. The goals of this series of workshops are to explore novel techniques for modeling and analyzing massive, high-dimensional, and non-linearly structured scientific and internet data sets and to bring together computer scientists, statisticians, mathematicians, and data analysis practitioners to promote the cross-fertilization of ideas.

The 2016 Summer School on Fractal Geometry and Complex Dimensions (In celebration of the 60th birthday of Michel Lapidus) is a 9-day event featuring: mini-courses on complex dimensions, analysis on fractals, and quasicrystals/noncommutative geometry; plenary lectures by some of the preeminent mathematicians in fractal geometry and related fields; and talks and posters presented by participants. Graduate students, newly minted PhDs, and people with strong mathematical backgrounds who are interested in learning about fractal geometry from the experts are encouraged to attend. This event is supported by a conference grant from the Division of Mathematical Sciences (DMS) of the National Science Foundation.

The CRM's Partial Order in Materials: Analysis, Simulations and Beyond workshop will comprise two 4-day focussed research meetings, June 21--23, 2016 and June 27--30, 2016, on partially ordered materials and complex fluids respectively, as part of the CRM thematic program on Computational Mathematics and Applications. The organizers are Dr Apala Majumdar (University of Bath, United Kingdom), Professor Stanley Alama (McMaster University), Professor Lia Bronsard (McMaster University) and Professor Alejandro Rey (McGill University). This workshop focuses on the mathematical modelling, analysis and simulations of partially ordered materials, somewhere in between the conventional solid and liquid phases of matter.

The conference will bring informally together mathematicians and computer scientists on the perspectives and applications of topology, including low-dimensional topology, graph theory, topology and compactification of algebraic spaces and structures, to language theory, in the broad sense, and conversely. We invite all people interested by those themes to take part to the conference and contact the organizers. The goal consists in reaching to the audience of mathematicians and/or computer scientists possibly nonfamiliar with the tools and perspectives one wishes to develop. The conference, intended as a workshop with 45-minutes talks, allowing for transversal informal discussions, will take place at the Institut de Mathématiques de Toulouse. The conference is partially supported by ANR-11-LABX-0040-CIMI, within programme ANR-11-IDEX-0002-02, and by CNRS GDR IM. Organisateurs/Organizers: Guillaume Bonfante, Florian Deloup, Etienne Fieux, Denis Kuperberg.

The workshop is dedicated to the memory of George Sell, and it will encompass several areas of Professor Sell's research, including ordinary differential equations, partial differential equations, infinite-dimensional dynamical systems, and dynamics of nonautonomous evolutionary equations. The format of this workshop will consist of invited plenary lectures and a poster session.

The conference will be scheduled in plenary and keynote lectures followed by special and contributed sessions. The accents of the conference will be on Mathematical Physics, Solitons and Transport Processes, Numerical Methods, Scientific Computing, Continuum Mechanics, Applied Analysis, Applied Physics, Biomathematics, which can be complemented by some specific topics in contributed special sessions. You are welcomed to announce and organize special sessions that should be within the general topic of the conference. If you are interested in attending AMiTaNS' 16 please prepare a short abstract within 300 words clearly stating the goal and tools. The deadline for submissions is March 31, 2016.

The conference will be scheduled in plenary and keynote lectures followed by special and contributed sessions. The accents of the conference will be on Mathematical Physics, Solitons and Transport Processes, Numerical Methods, Scientific Computing, Continuum Mechanics, Applied Analysis, Applied Physics, Biomathematics, which can be complemented by some specific topics in contributed special sessions. You are welcome to announce and organize special sessions that are within the general topic of the conference.

The summer school has two themes with the following speakers: 1. Informational and Imperfect Financial Markets (June 25 to June 29): Marek Rutkowski (University of Sydney), Agnès Sulem (INRIA Paris-Rocquencourt) and Thaleia Zariphopoulou (University of Texas at Austin). 2. Market Microstructure and Algorithmic Trading (July 2 to July 6): Robert Almgren (Quantitative Brokers), Alvaro Cartea (University of Oxford) and Sebastian Jaimungal (University of Toronto).

SIDE is a summer school for ECRs in the field of symmetries and integrability of difference equations preceding the international conference in the same field: SIDE. The first edition of the school was held just before SIDE 10 (2012, China). The breadth of the field of discrete integrable systems continually deepens as new research discovers myriad relationships between it and a spectrum of different areas of mathematics. As such, it takes years to properly appreciate all of the ideas presented at SIDE meetings. ASIDE acts to fast-track this development and equip ECR's with a basic understanding of the fundamental aspects of the field so that it is within their compass to comprehend the bulk of the presentations at the following SIDE conference.

A special session on Integrable Systems and Geometry will take place as part of the XXXVth Workshop on Geometric Methods in Physics, Bialowieza, Poland, June 26 - July 2, 2016. There will be a follow-up summer School on Physics and Geometry, July 4 - July 9, 2016. See wgmp.uwb.edu.pl. Areas of interest at the Workshop range from algebraic geometry to representations of infinite-dimensional Lie groups to symplectic Poisson and noncommutative geometry. Plenary speakers include E. Previato, C. Roger, C. Tracy, and V. Zakharov. Session organizers are: Gerald Goldin, Alexander Odesski, Emma Previato, Ekaterina Shemyakova, and Theodore Voronov. The National Science Foundation, under grant DMS1609812, will partly support (travel, fees) some US-affiliated participants of the special session: to apply, please contact Prof. Emma Previato at ep@math.bu.edu or Prof. Ekaterina Shemyakova at shemyake@newpaltz.edu

The international conference Â“Recent trends in Differential Equations" will celebrate the 75th birthday of Professor Arrigo Cellina and the 60th birthday of Professor Alberto Bressan. Its aim is to bring together mathematicians engaged in research on differential equations, differential inclusions and set valued maps, calculus of variations, control theory, and applications. The conference will be held at the Department of Mathematics of the University of Aveiro, from 27 to 29 of June 2016, and will be organized in sessions, consisting of Keynote Presentations and several invited and contributed talks. The Keynote Presentations will be given by Zvi Artstein, (Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel), Alberto Bressan (Penn State University, U.S.A), Gianni Dal Maso, (SISSA, Trieste, Italy), Héctor J. Sussmann (Rutgers University, U.S.A), Richard Vinter (Imperial College, London, UK).

"Geometric and combinatorial methods in number theory" is an international conference covering topics in Diophantine and Arakelov geometries, number theory, Galois theory with emphasis on explicit/combinatorial methods. It is intended to include special sessions for young researchers (PhD students and postdocs).

ASIDE is a summer school for ECRs (early career researchers) in the field of symmetries and integrability of difference equations preceding the international conference on the same subject: SIDE. The first edition of the school was held just before SIDE 10 (2012, China). The field of discrete integrable systems is rapidly expanding and new relationships between it and different areas of mathematics are being established. This makes it difficult for novices in the field to properly appreciate all of the ideas presented at SIDE meetings. The purpose of ASIDE is to fast-track this development and equip ECR's with a basic understanding of the fundamental aspects of the field and to prepare them for full participation in the SIDE meetings.

Starting from the state of art, the school aims at promoting new directions in sharp limiting inequalities of Trudinger-Moser types and applications to problems arising from geometry and physics. Professors Hajer Bahouri, Sun-Yung Alice Chang and Gabriella Tarantello will present three courses focusing on this topic, along with additional talks given by some of the participants, as well as a poster session. These supplementary research activities will complement the main courses and motivate further discussion among participants. Students, post-docs and other young researchers will have the opportunity to get up to date with new research advances, or to enter this fascinating field of research. \mchead{Deadline For applications} November 30, 2015.

The Barcelona Summer School on Stochastic Analysis is a one-week scientific activity consisting mainly of courses addressed to PhD students and young researchers on current research topics in Stochastic Analysis. Selected participants are also given the opportunity to deliver short talks or to display posters. The courses in 2016 will be the following (a detailed description is given below) On Approximations of Stochastic PDEs, by István Gy\"ongy (University of Edinburgh, UK) Regularity Structures, by Martin Hairer (University of Warwick, UK).

The 119th ESGI will take place from June 27th to July 1st in Porto, Portugal. This meeting is one of the ESGI and will bring together several academics with a large experience in industrial mathematics to tackle problems that the leading industries are facing. These events provide the industry with the insights, expertise and input of researchers from different disciplines and with various experiences. Using mathematical modeling, the participants work collaboratively in addressing the problems posed by the companies and suggesting techniques of their expertise that may lead to a solution and therefore contribute to the technological progress.

The scope of this meeting includes all topics related to patterns in permutations, words, and other combinatorial objects. The conference will include invited and contributed talks, as well as poster sessions. There will be no parallel sessions. The invited speakers will be Anders Claesson (University of Strathclyde; starting 2016, University of Iceland) and Ira Gessel (Brandeis University).

Description The Barcelona Summer School on Stochastic Analysis is a one-week scientific activity consisting mainly of courses addressed to PhD students and young researchers on current research topics in Stochastic Analysis. Selected participants are also given the opportunity to deliver short talks or to display posters. The courses in 2016 will be the following (a detailed description is given below) On Approximations of Stochastic PDEs by István Gy\"ongy (University of Edinburgh, UK); Regularity Structures by Martin Hairer (University of Warwick, UK)

This workshop, sponsored by AIM and the NSF, will be devoted to recent developments in representation stability. Among these developments are results on algebraic and combinatorial aspects of functor categories and stable representation categories, and the use of "large" algebraic structures on limit objects to obtain finiteness results.

Research and outreach are normally thought to divide mathematics in two. This separation is, however, completely artificial; it is impossible to "find" a mathematical idea without explaining it. Exploration and exposition are two sides of the same coin. One striking example of this is the epochal work of William Thurston; often his theorems were accompanied by pictures, and computer programs, illustrating the underlying ideas. The goal of this conference is to bring together mathematicians from a range of fields, and practitioners from the digital arts (animation, 3D printing, laser cutting, CNC routing, virtual reality, computer games, etc). The attendees will share their expertise in mathematics and with the procedural tools used to illustrate mathematics. In addition to talks in the traditional style, we plan to hold several workshops to train attendees about a variety of digital media, in particular 3D printing.

The purpose of this conference series is to bring together researchers and practitioners with an interest in the theoretical, computational, and applied aspects of high-order and spectral methods for the solution of differential equations.

This conference aims at bringing together the communities of probabilists, statistical physicists, approximation theorists, and analysts, who work with different points of view on issues of optimal and random point configurations such as Fekete sets, Coulomb gases, point processes arising in random matrices, and crystallization questions. Particular attention will be given to the lectures being accessible to young researchers and a poster session will be organized.

The Barcelona Summer School on Stochastic Analysis is a one-week scientific activity consisting mainly of courses addressed to PhD students and young researchers on current research topics in Stochastic Analysis. Selected participants are also given the opportunity to deliver short talks or to display posters. The courses in 2016 will be the following (a detailed description is given below) On Approximations of Stochastic PDEs, by István Gy\"{o}ngy (University of Edinburgh, UK) Regularity Structures, by Martin Hairer (University of Warwick, UK)

The main theme of the conference is parameter problems in low-dimensional analytic dynamics, but there will be talks in various areas of low-dimensional dynamical systems.

Following a long standing tradition, the University of Padova, Italy is organizing the meeting "Mini-courses in Mathematical Analysis 2016". The meeting will take place at "Torre Archimede", a new building of the University of Padova in the city center, during the week June 27--July 1, 2016. The program consists of three lecture courses delivered by invited speakers and a limited number of short communications. The meeting aims at introducing the participants to important current research fields in Mathematical Analysis. The meeting is particularly indicated not only to graduate students, postdocs and young researchers but also to well-established experts in Mathematical Analysis. In association with ISAAC - International Society for Analysis, its Applications and Computation.

Analysis/Stochastic Analysis Minicourses: - Ari Laptev - TBA..........

Our goal is to provide an opportunity for graduate students and postdocs to learn current developments on the interaction of Algebra, Statistics and Combinatorics. Special lectures will be given by Petter Brändén, Alexander Engstr\"om, Pauliina Ilmonen, Steffen Lauritzen and Bernd Sturmfels. Mini courses are held by Kaie Kubjas, Patrik Norén, Louis Theran and Piotr Zwiernik. Application deadlines are on February 29 (funding) and on May 31 (no funding).

The 26th International Conference in Operator Theory is organized jointly in Timisoara by the Institute of Mathematics Simion Stoilow of the Romanian Academy and the West University in Timisoara. As usually, the conference is devoted to operator theory, operator algebras and their applications (differential operators, complex functions, mathematical physics, matrix analysis, system theory, etc.).

The 2016 IMJ-PRG Summer School on the topic of "Symplectic topology, Sheaves and Mirror Symmetry" to be held on the "Jussieu" campus of the Institut de MathÃ©matiques de Jussieu - Paris Rive Gauche (IMJ-PRG) in Paris, from June 27 to July 8, 2016. The summer school will feature mini-courses, explanation sessions and individual talks on active research topics, with special emphasis on the microlocal theory of sheaves, mirror symmetry and their interactions. Please visit the webpage of the summer school for an overview of the great list of speakers! We have available funding for early career participants and the deadline for funding requests is January 15, 2016. See the webpage for details. WARNING: The UEFA European Soccer Cup will take place in France at same time. Please take this into account in order to make early travel plans.

The conference ICAEM'16 is held under the World Congress on Engineering 2016. The WCE 2016 is organized by the International Association of Engineers (IAENG), and serves as good platforms for the engineering community members to meet with each other and to exchange ideas. The last IAENG conferences attracted more than one thousand participants from over 30 countries. All submitted papers will be under peer review and accepted papers will be published in the conference proceeding (ISBN: 978-988-19253-0-5). The abstracts will be indexed and available at major academic databases. The accepted papers will also be considered for publication in the special issues of the journal Engineering Letters, in IAENG journals and in edited books. Calls for Manuscript Submissions Draft Paper Submission Deadline: 6 March, 2016 Camera-Ready Papers Due & Registration Deadline: 31 March, 2016 WCE 2016: 29 June - 1 July, 2016

The conference is in honor of Arnfinn Laudal on his 80th birthday. The conference will consist of 4 invited lectures: Alain Connes, Collège de France, IHEA Gert-Martin Greuel, University of Keiserslautern Ulf Persson, Chalmers L\^e Dung Tráng, Université de Marseille. Also, there will be contributed presentations. All talks will be plenary. The official language of conference is English. The conference will cover, but is not limited to, the main themes: Algebra, Geometry, dynamical symmetries and conservation laws, mathematical physics and applications. This in particular includes the themes: Deformation theory and quantization, Hom-algebras and n-ary algebraic structures, Hopf algebra, integrable systems and related mathematical structures, jet theory and Weil bundles, Lie theory and applications, noncommutative geometry, Lie algebras, and more. The conference is aimed for a broad audience of researchers and advanced students.

\mchead{Scientific Committee} Helge Glockner(Paderborn, Germany), Khodr Shamseddine (Winnipeg, Canada), Alain Escassut (Clermont-Ferrand, France), Cristina Perez Garcia (Santander, Spain), Jerzy Kakol (Poznan, Poland).

Featuring the celebration of Peter Lax's 90th birthday. Dedicated is a special journal (DCDS) issue, edited by Alexandre Chorin and Andrew Majda. Proposals of special sessions are welcome. \mchead{Plenary Speakers} Suncica Canic (USA), Alessio Figalli (USA), Irene Fonseca (USA), Martin Hairer(UK), Anatole Katok (USA), Manuel de Leon (Spain), Wei-Ming Ni (USA), Stan Osher (USA), Hal Smith (USA), Gang Tian (China). \mchead{Scientific Committee} Shouchuan Hu (Chair: general@aimsciences.org), John Ball, Jerry Bona, William Bray, Alberto Bressan, Gunduz Caginalp, Danielle Hilhorst, Peter Lax, Alain Miranville, Roger Temam, Enrico Valdinoci, Marcelo Viana.mchead{{Organizing Committee} Xin Lu (chair: lux@uncw.edu), Yaw Chang, Wei Feng, Michael Freeze, Beth Casper (Administrative Assistant).

Continuing the series of ring-theory conferences in Graz 2012 and 2014. Rings, algebras and polynomials, with emphasis on: - Integer-valued polynomials; Polynomial functions; Multiplicative ideal theory Factorization theory in rings and semigroups; Module theory and linear algebra over rings; Homological algebra; Pruefer domains and related topics; Zariski-Riemann spaces of valuation domains. \mchead{Invited Speakers} Silvana Bazzoni (Univ. of Padova, Italy), Paul-Jean Cahen, (Univ. Aix-Marseille III, France), Mátyás Domokos (Hungarian Acad. Sci.), Mi Hee Park [unconfirmed] (Chung-Ang Univ., Korea), Hans Schoutens (CUNY, USA), Nicholas Werner (SUNY, USA)

SIDE 12 is the twelfth in a series of biennial conferences devoted to Symmetries and Integrability of Difference Equations and related topics: ordinary and partial difference equations, analytic difference equations, orthogonal polynomials and special functions, symmetries and reductions, difference geometry, integrable discrete systems on graphs, integrable dynamical mappings, discrete PainlevÃ© equations, singularity confinement, algebraic entropy, complexity and growth of multivalued mapping, representations of affine Weyl groups, quantum mappings and quantum field theory on the space-time lattice and physical applications. SIDE 1 and 8 took place in QuÃ©bec, Canada, in 1994 and 2008 respectively. The 1994 event was so successful that it gave rise to the series since held in the United Kingdom, Italy, Japan, France, Finland, Germany, Australia, Bulgaria, China and India.

The objective of this series is to provide a useful and nice forum for researchers in Approximation Theory, Computer Aided Geometric Design, Numerical Methods and the Applications to meet and discuss. In this sense, the conference program has been designed to keep joined the group during four/five days with a program full of scientific and social activities. The Conference will take place in Ubeda, a World Heritage Site. We invite you to contribute a talk or a poster. We also provide the possibility to attending on-line and contribute a poster. Plenary speakers (Preliminary list): Helmut Pottmann, Igor Pritsker, Peter Vertesi, Peter Yuditskii, Walter Van Assche, Yuesheng Xu. Deadlines May 15th, 2016: Mini-symposium proposals. June 1st, 2016: Reduced fees. June 19th, 2016: Abstract submission. Contact: cardenas@ujaen.es Information: www.ujaen.es/revista/jja/jca/index.php

This conference in analysis and probability is organized in honour of Jean-Pierre Kahane who will celebrate his 90th birthday in 2016.

Organizers: Ka\"is Ammari (University of Monastir) and Serge Nicaise (University of Valenciennes). This conference will be the occasion to present recent methods and techniques used in control theory allowing to study new physical models. Furthermore, we aim to create new scientific collaborations, to explore new applications and define new areas of research.

Application is open until April 30, 2016 5 courses of 5 hours each taught by: J. A. Carrillo (Imperial College London, UK) Swarming models with repulsive-attractive effects: derivation, model hierarchies and pattern stability M. del Pino (Univ. de Chile, Chile) Bubbling blow-up in critical parabolic problems A. Figalli (Univ. Texas Austin, USA) Regularity results for local and nonlocal energy interactions G. Mingione (Univ. di Parma, Italy) Recent progresses in nonlinear potential theory J. L. Vázquez (Univ. Autonoma de Madrid, Spain) Nonlinear diffusion equations with fractional laplacian operators

Jean-Christophe Nave (McGill), Robert Owens (Montréal), Pascal Poullet (Antilles), Hongkai Zhao (UC Irvine)

The scientific scope of this meeting includes all aspects of combinatorics and their relations with other parts of mathematics, physics, computer science, and biology. The conference will include invited lectures, contributed presentations, poster sessions, and software demonstrations. There will be no parallel sessions. The official languages of the conference are English and French. Invited Speakers Federico Ardila (San Francisco State University) Jason Bell (University of Waterloo) Ben Brubaker (University of Minnesota) Guillaume Chapuy (CNRS/ Université Paris-Diderot) Jennifer Morse (Drexel University) Margaret Readdy (University of Kentucky) Masato Okado (Osaka City University) Jozsef Solymosi (University of British Columbia) Mike Steel (University of Canterbury).

The conference is organized by Department of Mathematics of Technical University of Cluj-Napoca in cooperation with Department of Mathematics of Babe\c{s}-Bolyai University, Department of Mathematics of Pedagogical University of Cracow, and Faculty of Applied Mathematics of AGH University of Science and Technology. The participants are invited to give talks on stability of difference, differential, functional and integral equations; stability of inequalities and other mathematical objects; hyperstability and superstability; various (direct, fixed point, invariant mean, etc.) methods for proving Ulam's type stability results; generalized (in the sense of Aoki and Rassias, Bourgin and G\u{a}vru\c{t}a) stability; stability on restricted domains and in various (metric, Banach, non-Archimedean, fuzzy, quasi-Banach, etc.) spaces, relations between Ulam's type stability and fixed point results, and related topics. Moreover, some special invited plenary lectures are planned.

Third International Conference on New Trends of Differential Equations in Sciences is organized by the Department of Differential Equations and Mathematical Physics at Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (www.math.bas.bg/ntades/). Differential equations have a lot of applications in different scientific fields. This conference will be devoted to such applications. A number of phenomena in nature (physics, chemistry, biology) and in society (economics) result in problems leading to study of linear and nonlinear differential equations. The conference consists of plenary, invited and contributed papers. Prospective authors are invited to submit their papers on topics included but not limited to applications of differential equations in: Mathematical Physics; Mathematical Finance; Mathematical Biology; Nonlinear waves; Mechanics; Fractional Analysis; Neuroscience. The proceedings will be published in peer reviewed journal.

The goal of the 2016 CRM Summer School in Quebec City is to prepare students for research involving spectral theory. The school will give an overview of a selection of topics from spectral theory, interpreted in a broad sense. It will cover topics from pure and applied mathematics, each of which will be presented in a 5-hour mini-course by a leading expert. These lectures will be complemented by supervised computer labs and exercise sessions. At the end of the school, invited speakers will give specialized talks. This rich subject intertwines several sub-disciplines of mathematics, and it will be especially beneficial to students. The subject is also very timely, as spectral theory is witnessing major progresses both in its mathematical sub-disciplines and in its applications to technology and science in general. The school is intended to advanced undergraduate students. As such, the prerequisites will be kept at a minimum, and review material will be provided a few weeks before the e

In the twenty-first century, modelling is a crucial research tool for studying complex phenomena and processes. Our impressive line up of speakers, including Professor Hugh Possingham, Professor Kerry Landman, Professor Graeme Pettet, Professor James Sneyd and Dr Eve McDonald-Madden will build your knowledge of models, algorithms, and theoretical analysis tools, and bring you up to speed on a range of topical applications, from molecular biology through to ecosystems analysis. Hosted by the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia, the AMSI Winter School is designed for postgraduate students and ECRs in the mathematical sciences and cognate disciplines, this year specifically in biological or environmental modelling, are of course encouraged to attend: however, the school is a great opportunity for those working in other areas of the mathematical sciences to strengthen their mathematical tool-kit.

This is a follow-up to two separate schools which were held at ICTP in 2011 and 2013. Both of them in the broad area of Dynamical Systems, the first was essentially a Brazilian-Iranian school and the second a joint ICTP-SISSA-Moscow school. The school will cover some topics in Dynamical Systems and Control Theory from various inter-related perspectives. In particular it will highlight the connections between the study of Dynamical Systems from an algebraic, a geometrical and a probabilistic (ergodic) point of view.

The proposed school is the next one in a series of schools organized under the East African Universities Mathematics Programme (EAUMP), which started in 2004. This programme has core funding from the International Science Programme (ISP) of the Government of Sweden, and has as one of its aims to improve the pure mathematics Masters and Postgraduate training in the Eastern Africa region. The participating Universities of the EAUMP are University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; University of Nairobi, Kenya; University of Zambia; Makerere University, Uganda; University of Rwanda (recently merged from National University of Rwanda and Kigali Institute of Science and Technology), Rwanda.

Tutorial on Applications: Shapes in Multiples Disciplines: July 4-8, 2016; Summer School on Mathematics of Shapes: July 11-22, 2016; Workshop on State-of-the-Art Shape Research and its Applications: July 25-29, 2016.

Sopron is a beautiful old town of population about 65000 with a medieval centre. By Japanese travel agents, Sopron is among the 30 most beautiful towns in Europe. Its medium size university with six faculties is one of the most significant centres of the higher education in Transdanubia. The city is located at the foothill of the Alps near the Austrian border and the Fert\H{o} Lake (Neusiedler See in German), and it can be reached easily by both train (from Vienna or Budapest) and car. The conference will take place in Sopron Hotel (H-9400 Sopron, F\"{o}vényverem utca 7, e-mail: info@hotelsopron.hu). There will be lectures of length 30 minutes on one of the subjects listed on the back side of the front cover of the journal Uniform Distribution Theory but, depending on the number of participants, parallel sections might be necessary. The deadline for formal online registration is April 30.

The International Workshop on Operator Theory and Operator Algebras, WOAT 2016, will be held at Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, Portugal, from July 5 to July~8, 2016. WOAT 2016 will consist of talks presented by invited speakers and by participants that wish to make a contribution. This workshop continues a series of conferences organized in Lisbon since 2006 that aim to stimulate communication between researchers in Operator Theory and Operator Algebras. WOAT 2016 will also include two special sessions on Matrix Theory and Applications. A small number of grants is available to students and young researchers. Deadline for abstract submission: May 13, 2016. \url{woat2016.math.tecnico.ulisboa.pt/}

Honouring Claude LeBrun's mathematical contributions, this conference aims to foster interaction among varioustopics of Differential Geometry, Geometric Analysis, and Mathematical Physics, centred around hot arias of current research. Specifically, the conference will explore on the following subjects: Special structures in geometry and physics; Complex methods in conformal geometry and twistor theory; Extremal Kähler metrics. The primary aim of the conference is to gather together leading experts in the above topics, to discuss recent advances and new directions of research in these vibrant areas, and to expose graduate students and young mathematicians to these exciting developments.

ORGANIZERS: Vladimir Matveev (Jena), Hans-Bert Rademacher (Leipzig). The conference is a Satellite Event of the 7th European Congress of Mathematics, July 18-July 22, Berlin and is supported by DFG. GOALS: In the last decade a number of problems in Finsler geometry were solved by mathematicians, who do not consider Finsler geometry as their main field of expertise. These scientists usually work in Riemannian geometry, dynamical systems or in metric or convex geometry. We want to bring together these mathematicians with specialists in Finsler geometry to enable new collaborations. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: List of speakers, instructions how to register and how to suggest a presentation are on www.math.uni-leipzig.de/Finsler2016/ There will be no official proceeding of the conference but European Journal of Mathematics www.springer.com/mathematics/algebra/journal/40879 will have a special issue on Finsler Geometry with submission deadline in December 2016

In Honour of Lord Julian Hunt's 75th Birthday: The theme of this conference is to discuss, with review lectures and contributed papers, the ongoing developments of research in turbulence, waves, and mixing, and their applications in industry, environment, and geo/astro and mathematical physics.

1ST WORKSHOP ON DYNAMICAL SYSTEMS IN THE REAL LIFE. 7-8 JULY This Workshop on Dynamical Systems applied to Real Life is a two-day meeting to spread work on dynamical systems applied in other areas beyond mathematics which therefore have more direct impact outside the abstract world. Any talk will take fifty minutes. There will be in addition a Posters session in a relaxed enviroment to promote interaction between speakers and participants. We hope the presentations will be understandable for masters students, in order to show applied research to younger students and to encourage future researchers.

The primary purpose of the Sixth IMS-FIPS Workshop is to bring together a global cast of leading academic experts, practitioners and junior researchers to share research that underscores the contributions of probability and statistics to the development of quantititative models, methods, techniques and technologies in the fields of finance and insurance. The workshop takes place immediately after the PIMS Summer School 2016 in Mathematical Finance at the same location.

The International Biometric Conference (IBC) is dedicated to recent developments and application of Biometry and Statistics in many different fields of life and environmental sciences. The IBC is held every two years in one of the 34 regions of the International Biometric Society (IBS,url{www.biometricsociety.org}) The IBS has 6,000 members worldwide, and the conference attracts statisticians and students from around the world who are interested in the development and application of statistical and mathematical theory and methods to the biosciences. Numerous opportunities for student prizes and awards. Invited Sessions and Short Courses are confirmed. Call for Contributed Sessions ends January 6, 2016. Early Registration ends April 15, 2016.

The tradition of the meetings Differential Geometry and its Applications goes back to 1980, they are held regularly at the Czech universities every three years, this time as the satellite to the ECM7 in Berlin. Plenary talks: Maciej Dunajski (Cambridge); Ulrich Pinkall (TU Berlin); Iosif Krasilʹshchik (Independent University, Moscow); Theodor Voronov (Manchester); Laurent Manivel (Marseille); Eugeny V. Ferapontov (Loughborough University); Carlos E. Olmos (National University of Cordoba); Katrin Wendland (Freiburg). Parallel sections and workshops: Riemannian Geometry and Geometric Analysis (Berndt, Kowalski, Garcia Rio, Gilkey); Geometric Structures and Representation Theory (Cap, Eastwood, Kolar, Slovak); Geometry and Physics (Rossi); Finsler Geometry (Shen); Nonlinear PDE (Vinogradov); The Geometry of Matrix Multiplication (Landsberg); Progress in Surface Geometry (Pedit). The talks/posters submission deadline: April 30, 2016.

Character Theory of Finite Groups provides one of the most powerful tools to study groups. In this course we will give a gentle introduction to basic results in the Character Theory, as well as some of the main conjectures in Group Representation Theory, with particular emphasis on the McKay Conjecture.

Even today, in 2016, mathematics rules "behind the scenes": technologies and strategies with a lot of "Math Inside" influence everyday life and allow progress - visible in architecture and in the cinema, often unnoticed in the financial and telecommunications industries, and also in the life sciences and in transport, logistics and traffic. What can mathematics achieve today, which would have still seemed like science fiction 2^5=32 years ago? What can we expect and hope for in 2^5 years = 32 years - and which visions do the experts have for the year 2^11 = 2048? Professor Christof Sch\"utte (ZIB Berlin): "Drugs, medicine and mathematics" Professor Johannes Buchmann (TU Darmstadt): "Prime Numbers, quanta and the Internet" Professor G\"unter M. Ziegler (FU Berlin/Hector Fellow): "Our mathematical future"

The 16th annual meeting of the boundary element methods and Meshless techniques will take place at METU, Ankara-Turkey. The aim of the conference is to promote further international co-operation between Scientist and Engineers from different disciplines involved in the study and development of the Boundary Element Techniques. The participants are encouraged to explore new formulations and ideas for a wide range of applications as well as report on advances made on the numerical implementation of the method. The application of the method to practical problems is very much encouraged. The conference will cover all aspects of the boundary integral methods. Organizers: M\"unevver Tezer-Sezgin, METU, Ankara-Turkey Bulent Karas\"ozen, METU, Ankara-Turkey Ferri M.H. Aliabadi, Imperial College, UK

The main purpose of this conference is to bring together leading experts and young researchers to share new ideas, trends and methods of applied mathematics and analysis. The developments in the field of applied mathematics open new research areas in analysis and vice versa. Therefore, the conference will provide a forum for exchanging ideas and discussing the recent progress in both fields. A special emphasis will be put on Difference, Differential and Dynamic Equations, Fractional calculus, Fixed point theory and and their applications. The conference is dedicated to the memory of Professor. Gusein Sh. Guseinov (H\"useyin \c{S}irin H\"useyin) 1951--2015.

The life sciences have become increasingly quantitative as new technologies facilitate collection and analysis of vast amounts of data ranging from complete genomic sequences of organisms to satellite imagery of forest landscapes on continental scales. As a consequence, mathematics and computational science have become crucial technologies for the study of complex models of biological processes. The SIAM Activity Group on Life Sciences brings together researchers who seek to develop and apply mathematical and computational methods in all areas of the life sciences. This conference of the activity group will provide a cross-disciplinary forum for catalyzing mathematical research relevant to the life sciences.

Institute of Mathematics of the Czech Academy of Sciences together with the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University in Prague organize as the activity of the Ne\v{c}as Center for Mathematical Modeling. There have been already eight EVEQ conferences at several places of the Czech Republic or former Czechoslovakia since 1984 till 2012, constituting a tradition we would like to pursue. Confirmed speakers for EVEQ 2016 are - Bernard Dacorogna (EPF Lausanne, Switzerland) - Anne-Laure Dalibard \'Ecole Normale Supérieure, France) - David Kelly (Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, USA) - Igor Kukavica (USC Dornsife, USA) - Frank Merle (Université de Cergy-Pontoise, France) - Gigliola Staffilani (MIT, USA) The organizing committee: Miroslav Bulicek, Eduard Feireisl, Pavel Krejci, Ondrej Kreml, and Josef Malek. The early registration takes place until May 15. For details see the above webpage, or contact us directly.

The 20th ILAS conference takes place in Belgium. \mchead{Plenary speakers} Koenraad Audenaert, Pierre Comon, Paul van Dooren, Bruno Iannazzo, Monique Laurent, Elizabeth Meckes, Pablo A. Parrilo (LAA speaker, supported by Elsevier), Andre Ran, Fernando de Teran (SIAG/LA speaker). The current list of invited minisymposia is Data-Driven Model Reduction by Athanasios C. Antoulas, Matrix Equations by Peter Benner and Beatrice Meini, Matrix Inequalities and Operator Means by Jean-Christophe Bourin and Takeaki Yamazaki, Linear Algebra and Quantum Computation by Chi-Kwong Li, Raymond Sze, and Yiu Tung Poon, Image Restoration and Reconstruction by Marco Donatelli and Jim Nagy, Matrix Methods in Network Analysis by Francesco Tudisco and Dario Fasino, Low-Rank Tensor Approximations by Andre Uschmajew and Bart Vandereycken, Matrix methods for solving systems of multivariable polynomial equations by Bernard Mourrain, Marc Van Barel, and Vanni Noferini.

The Conference is a satellite event to the 7th European Congress of Mathematics and is organized by Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Department of Mechanics and Mathematics, Moscow State University, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Institute of Exact Sciences, University of Brasilia. The topics include combinatorial and geometric group theory, combinatorial and computational ring theory, the theory of PI-algebras, commutative and noncommutative invariant theory, automorphisms of free algebras, graded associative, Lie, and Jordan algebras and superalgebras, scientific computing, coding theory, cryptography, and statistics. The Conference is dedicated to the 70th birthday of Yuri Bahturin, University Research Professor and Director of Atlantic Algebra Centre at Memorial University of Newfoundland (St. John's, Canada), and Professor at Moscow State University (Russian Federation).

Main topics of the conference include: classical and quantum integrable models; quantum field theory, conformal field theory, AGT correspondence; quantum groups, cluster algebras, and other mathematics related to integrable systems.

The conference is a satellite event to the 7th European Congress of Mathematics (ECM) in Berlin. The main purpose of the conference is to stimulate and promote interactions between three major research areas: (quantum) algebra, including (quantum) geometry, (quantum) integrable models and (quantum) information theory. This conference continues the following series of satellite conferences to the European Congresses of Mathematics: Noncommutative Geometry and Representation Theory in Mathematical Physics. Satellite conference to the 4th ECM in Stockholm (2004). Noncommutative Structures in Mathematics and Physics. Satellite conference to the 5th ECM in Amsterdam (2008). 3Quantum: Algebra Geometry Information. Satellite conference to the 6th ECM in Krakow (2012).

SIAM's Annual Meeting provides a broad view of the state of the art in applied mathematics, computational science, and their applications through invited presentation, prize lectures, minisymposia, contributed papers and posters.

The conference is intented to cover all classical and contemporary aspects of the foliation theory with topics influencing and influenced by foliations. These include foliations and laminations of 3-mainifolds, geometric structures (Riemannian, holomorphic, symplectic, contact, confoliations, Engel), 1- and multidimensional dynamics, group actions, holonomy groups and pseudogroups, extrinsic and conformal geometry of foliated Riemannian manifolds, rigidity, characteristic classes etc. Invited speakers: Julliette Bavard (UPMC), Jonathan Bowden (LMU), Steven Frankel (Yale), Sebastian Hurtado (Chicago), Remi Langevin (Dijon),Olga Lukina (UIC),Kathryn Mann (Berkeley), Hirokazu Maruhashi (Kyoto),Emmanuel Militon (Nice), Andres Navas (Santiago de Chile), Daniel Peralta (ICMAT Madrid), Joaquin Perez (Granada). The conference is a satellite of the 7ECM.

We are pleased to announce that a conference FOLIATIONS 2016 will held in Bedlewo (Poland) during the period July 11-17, 2016. Our aim is to exchange scientific information about most recent results on foliations and related topics. Theory of foliations can be considered as geometric theory of integrable systems of partial differential systems (on manifolds). It has several aspects: topological, geometrical, dynamical etc. All the aspects are supposed to be covered by the lecturers. Some of the problems are related to those for nonintegrable systems (contact and symplectic structures, confoliations, Engel and Goursat structures and so on), therefore some talks will deal with non-integrable systems. Also, several properties of foliations are reflected by their holonomy groups and pseudogroups, some of the talks will be devoted to group (and pseudogroup) actions on manifolds.

The Summer School in Probability, to be held in July 2016, at Northwestern University, will include six introductory mini-courses on various topics within probability, aimed at graduate students and recent PhDs.

The core of this 6-month programme is understanding and quantifying mathematical structure in network models. Networks are ubiquitous in modern science and society. In fact, whenever we observe entities and relationships between them, we have network data. The behaviour of almost all networks, natural or engineered, physical or information-based, involves a strong component of randomness and is typically not fully or directly observed. Considerable open challenges remain in proving properties both of generative mechanisms for such networks, as well as of methods for inference. This motivates the development of theoretical foundations for statistical network analysis. Several workshops will take place during the programme, including an opening, midterm and closing workshop, as well as a Satellite Meeting and an Open for Business industry day. For full details please see website.

This event is the premier maintenance and reliability modelling conference in the UK and builds upon a very successful series of previous conferences. It is an excellent international forum for disseminating information on state-of-the-art research, theories and practices in maintenance and reliability modelling, and offers a platform for connecting researchers and practitioners from around the world. \mchead{Organizing committee} Philip Scarf, Chair (University of Salford, UK) Phuc Do, Co-Chair (University of Lorraine, France) Shaomin Wu, Co-Chair (University of Kent, UK).

Aim and Objectives: The purpose of the conference is to bring together experts and young analysts from all over the world working in analysis and its applications to present their researches, to exchange new ideas, to discuss challenging issues, to foster future collaborations and to interact with each other. Topics to be covered include (but are not limited to): Operator Theory, Fixed Point Theory and its Applications, Applications in Differential Equations and Partial Differential Equations, Inequalities, Algorithms, Set-valued Analysis,Variational Analysis including Variational Inequalities, Optimization and its Applications, Convex Analysis and its Applications, Smooth and non-smooth Analysis, Geometry of Banach Spaces, Fourier Analysis, Modern Methods in Summability and Approximation, Sequence Spaces and Matrix Transformations, Measure of Noncompactness.

The purpose of the International Conference on Analysis and Its Applications (ICAA-2016) is to bring together experts and young analysts from all over the world working in analysis and its applications to present their researches, to exchange new ideas, to discuss challenging issues, to foster future collaborations and to interact with each other.

The goal of this international cross-disciplinary conference is to enable the exchange of methods and ideas as well as the exploration of fundamental research problems in the wide fields of knot theory and low-dimensional topology, from theoretical to applications in the sciences such as biology and physics, and to provide high quality interactions across fields and generations of researchers, from graduate students to the most senior researchers. Graduate students and new PhD's working in these fields are especially encouraged to participate.

Pharma Europe 2016 is a remarkable event which brings together a unique and International mix of large and medium Pharmaceutical companies / industries, leading universities and research institutions making the conference a perfect platform to share experience, foster collaborations across industry and academia, and evaluate emerging technologies across the globe. Meet Your Target Market with members from around the world focused on learning about Pharma, this is your single best opportunity to reach the largest assemblage of participants from the Pharma community. Conduct demonstrations, distribute information, meet with current and potential Scientists, make a splash with a new research, and receive name recognition at this 3-day event

The workshop will focus on recent advances in the design of rigorous discrete-dynamics based sampling approaches, algorithms development for large-scale data analysis and stochastic dynamical systems, scalable and rigorous numerical methods for stochastic differential equations and sampling from high-dimensional distributions, and exploitation of low-dimensional structures in high-dimensional data and stochastic dynamical systems for model reduction and efficient Monte-Carlo schemes. The meeting will foster the interchange and deployment of the latest methodologies for sampling and approximation.

The workshop is designed to bring together researchers working in various areas of modern mathematical optimisation and to prompt an exchange of ideas between Australian and overseas researchers. The workshop is focussed on the modern aspects of optimisation that involve deep interplay between computational problems and pure mathematical questions. We especially encourage students and early career researchers to participate in this workshop. Organisers can be contacted at modu2016@rmit.edu.au.

The summer school is aimed at graduate students and postdocs, although all are welcome. It is being sponsored by the Pacific Institute of Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) Collaborative Research Group (CRG) in Applied, Algebraic, and Geometric Topology. The goal is for participants to learn about the classification of manifolds, up to homeomorphism and diffeomorphism within a fixed homotopy type, using the technique of surgery. This technique uses the close relations between algebraic and geometric topology, passing between homology and homotopy groups via the Hurewicz theorem and between handles in a manifold and cells in a CW complex through Morse theory. The classification techniques are most effective for manifolds of dimension four or greater, although there are be applications to and interactions with low-dimensional topology. This mathematics interacts with algebraic topology, geometric topology, differential topology, geometric group theory, and geometric functional analysis

Organizers : Adam Oberman (McGill), Jean-David Benamou (INRIA)

IWOTA's primary objective is to bring together researchers in the area of operator theory and related fields, including applications in engineering and mathematical physics (such as differential and integral equations, interpolation theory, system and control theory, signal processing, scattering theory). These meetings provide opportunities for all participants to present their own work in contributed talks, to interact with other researchers from around the globe, and to broaden their knowledge of the field by hearing the invited lectures of eminent mathematicians. IWOTA emphasizes cross-disciplinary interaction between mathematicians, electrical engineers and mathematical physicists.

The conference will bring together experts on Banach spaces, set theory, topology and algebras of operators, with special emphasis on the various ways in which these areas interact. The list of speakers will include: Tristan Bice (Salvador), Christina Brech (Sao Paulo), Yemon Choi (Lancaster; tbc), Marek Cuth (Prague), Garth Dales (Lancaster), Alan Dow (North Carolina), Valentin Ferenczi (Sao Paulo), Joanna Garbulinska (Kielce), Gilles Godefroy (Paris VI), Bill Johnson (Texas A&M; tbc), Tomasz Kochanek (IM PAN), Jordi Lopez-Abad (ICMAT Madrid), Pavlos Motakis (Texas A&M), Grzegorz Plebanek (Wroclaw), Jose Rodriguez (Murcia), Thomas Schlumprecht (Texas A&M), Jesus Suarez (Caceres) and Stevo Todorcevic (CRNS, Toronto).

The IWOTA workshop brings together mathematicians and engineers working in operator theory and its applications to related fields, ranging from classical analysis, differential and integral equations, complex and harmonic analysis to mathematical physics, mathematical system and control theory, signal processing and numerical analysis. IWOTA gathers leading experts from all over the world for an intensive exchange of information and opinion, and for tracing the future developments in the field. This is the first time IWOTA has been held in the US since 2008.

The São Paulo School of Advanced Science on Algorithms, Combinatorics, and Optimization (SPSAS-ACO) will host a series of short courses and talks on advanced research topics, as well as student poster presentations. The school is aimed at graduate students and young researchers; exceptional undergraduate students may also qualify. The courses will cover topics in coloring sparse graphs, combinatorial stochastic search and selection, geometric packing, graph limits and their applications, harmonic analysis on polytopes, hypergraph containers, the perfect matching polytope and lattice, recent progresses on approximation algorithms for the TSP, the regularity method and blow-up lemmas for sparse graphs, sample complexity and uniform convergence, and semidefinite programming. Local expenses of all participants will be fully covered, and some travel funding will also be provided to most participants. This school is financed by FAPESP, under the SPSAS program.

Ab initio or first principle electronic structure theories, particularly represented by Kohn-Sham density functional theory (KS-DFT), have been developed into workhorse tools with a wide range of scientific applications in chemistry, physics, materials science, biology etc. What is needed are new techniques that greatly extend the applicability and versatility of these approaches. At the core, many of the challenges that need to be addressed are essentially mathematical. The purpose of the workshop is to provide graduate students a self-contained introduction to electronic structure theory, with particular emphasis on frontier topics in aspects of applied analysis and numerical methods.

Topic: The Constraint Manifold of General Relativity Abstract: The global study of the space of solutions of the Einstein constraint equations goes back to work of Jerry Marsden and co-workers in the early 1970s. Since that time the subject has evolved in interesting ways. First it has been possible to localize the deformation theory in certain cases to deform solutions inside a chosen region without changing them outside. A second issue which arises in the deformation theory is a derivative loss problem which occurs when one attempts to place a manifold structure on the constraint space of solutions with a finite degree of differentiability. In this general lecture we will give an overview of these issues and developments.

Distance in Graph 2016 (DiGUbud) is a satellite conference of the Asian Mathematical Conference 2016 which will be held from 18 to 22 July 2016 in Ubud, Bali. In this conference, we would like to honor Mirka Miller, who passed away earlier this year, on 2 January. Mirka had made numerous contributions to graph theory and data security and she had established many deep results connecting to those areas of research. Joe Ryan (The University of Newcastle, Australia) will deliver a commemorative talk and Mirka's academic children will present their joint works with her in a tribute session. The plenary speakers in DiGUbud are: Sandi KlavÂžar (University of Ljubljana, Slovenia) Jan Kratochv\'il (Charles University, Czech Republic) Camino Balbuena Martinez (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain)

A diffiety is a geometrical object that properly formalizes the concept of the solution space of a given system of (nonlinear) PDEs, much as an algebraic variety does with respect to solutions of a given system of algebraic equations. Secondary Calculus is a natural diffiety analogue of the standard calculus on smooth manifolds, and as such leads to a very rich general theory of nonlinear PDEs. Moreover, it appears to be a natural language for quantum physics, just as the standard calculus is the natural language for classical physics.

IC16 is an interdisciplinary gathering for mathematicians, communicators and interested professionals to discuss and work together on current issues of communication and knowledge transfer in mathematics. It will be held in Berlin (Germany) on July 20-23, 2016. The program will orbit around five thematic areas that influence math communication: * Community, networking and legal aspects. * Advances in 2-d and 3-d visualization of modern mathematics, creation of mathematics exhibits. * Knowledge transfer and pedagogics of mathematics communications. * Agile design and tools for maths communication. * Mathematical writing, journalism and media. The conference will be structured in two parts: Talks and Workshops. Invited lectures and short talks will present and explore each of the areas, and workshops will develop some outputs on these topics.

The Global Conference on Applied Physics and Mathematics is organized by academics and researchers belonging to different scientific areas of the C3i/Polytechnic Institute of Portalegre (Portugal) and the University of Extremadura (Spain) with the technical support of ScienceKnow Conferences. The event has the objective of creating an international forum for academics, researchers and scientists from worldwide to discuss worldwide results and proposals regarding to the soundest issues related to Applied Physics and Mathematics.

The conference will showcase recent advances in dynamical systems theory and their interplay with a wide range of applications in the sciences and engineering. The underlying mathematical theories can help extract structures from experimental observations (real-world dynamics), and conversely, shed light on the formation, dynamics, and control of spatio-temporal patterns in applications. The meeting will bring together speakers who engage with applications, build and develop mathematical techniques, and use mathematical approaches for prediction and control of complex systems. The conference will also honor the long-standing contributions of Bernold Fiedler to these topics. The scientific program will consist of 45-minute keynote lectures, 30-minute invited lectures, 20-minute contributed presentations, and a poster session.

The Asian Mathematical Conference (AMC) series is a major SEAMS conference, held every 4-5 years since 1990, and hosted by countries in Asia. The first AMC was held in Hong Kong (1990), the second was in Thailand (1995), the third in the Philippines (2000), the fourth in Singapore (2005), the fifth was Malaysia (2009), and sixth AMC was in Busan, Korea (2013). The objective of the conference is to provide a forum for mathematics researchers from Asia and as well as other continents to foster links and collaboration among themselves and with mathematicians from other parts of the world through the discussion of issues, exchange of ideas and the presentation of research findings. The Asian Mathematical Conference (AMC) 2016 will take place in BALI, INDONESIA, from Sun-Thu, July 25-29, 2016. It is hosted by the Indonesian Mathematical Society (IndoMS) and South East Asian Mathematical Society (SEAMS).

The series of conferences on Integral Methods in Science and Engineering is an established forum where scientists from all over the world discuss their latest developments in original and effective methodologies relevant for solutions of mathematical models that describe physical phenomena, processes and related subjects. Participation is open to all scientists and engineers whose work makes use of analytic and numerical methods, integral equations, ordinary and partial differential equations, asymptotic and perturbation methods, boundary integral techniques, stochastic methods, symmetries and conservation laws, hybrid approaches, vortex methods, signal processing and image analysis, among others. One of the objectives is to promote new research tools, methods and procedures beyond the specific realms of Mathematics, the individual Exact or Technological Sciences besides their technological applications. Thus, the scope of the conference addresses academical and industrial interests.

The goal is this workshop to learn about the HOMFLY-PT homology of a closed n-strand braid, and to then explore some conjectural relations between this invariant, the Hilbert scheme of n points in the plane, and (in certain special cases) representations of Cherednik algebras, as initiated in: Torus knots and the rational DAHA, arXiv:1207.4523 by Gorsky, Oblomkov, Rasmussen, and Shende and subsequently developed by Gorsky, Hogancamp, and others. The workshop will be led by Jacob Rasmussen, and will consist of a combination of lectures and problem sessions.

The TOPOSYM is a conference series held in Prague, running in a five-year cycle since 1961, serving as a traditional meeting point for general topological audience. TOPOSYM 2016 will be organized by the Institute of Mathematics of the Czech Academy of Sciences and the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of the Charles University in Prague. The following mathematicians have agreed to present an invited talk: Alexander Arhangel'skii, Leandro Aurichi, Dikran Dikranjan, Alan Dow, Michael Hru\v sák, Ondrej Kalenda, Alexander Kechris*, Piotr Koszmider, Mikolaj Krupski, Wieslaw Kubis, Aleksandra Kwiatkowska, Jordi Lopez-Abad, Veronica Martinez de la Vega, Julien Melleray, Jan van Mill, Arnold Miller, Justin Moore, Chris Mouron, Lionel Nguyen Van Thé, Lex Oversteegen, Christian Rosendal, Marcin Sabok, Slawomir Solecki, Lajos Soukup, Mikhail Tkachenko, Stevo Todorcevic**, Toshimichi Usuba, Benjamin Weiss*. *provisionally confirmed. **to be confirmed.

The series "Coloquios Latinoamericanos de Algebra" started in 1981. Following tradition, there will be plenary talks in the morning and thematic sessions in the afternoon. \mchead{Format} Wednesday afternoon will be free. Sessions: 1. Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry. 2. Hopf Algebras. 3. Operator Algebras. 4. Rings and Algebras. 5. Algebraic Combinatorics. 6. Lie Groups and Representations. 7. Logic and Universal Algebra. 8. Homological Methods. 9. Representations of Algebras. 10. Group Theory.

The 7th edition of the ATMCS conference series will take place 25-29 July 2016 in Torino, Italy. Applied and computational topology refers to the adaptation of classical topological theory and techniques to other fields of science and engineering. A key goal in the conference series is the further development of topological techniques for use in applications and the creation of new areas of applications in the subject. ATMCS is a biennial conference series on algebraic topology with an important focus on its role in computer science and applications. The 1st edition was held in 2001 at Stanford University in California, USA, with subsequent editions held at international, transatlantic institutions.

Tropical geometry uses a combination of techniques from algebraic geometry, combinatorics, and convex polyhedral geometry to study degenerations of algebraic varieties; the simplest tropical objects are tropical curves, which one can think of as "shadows" of algebraic curves. Linear equivalence of divisors on an abstract tropical curve is determined by a simple but rich combinatorial process called "chip firing", which was discovered independently in the discrete setting by physicists and graph theorists. From a pedagogical point of view, one can view tropical curves as a combinatorial model for the highly analogous but more abstract theory of algebraic curves, but there is in fact much more to the story than this: one can use tropical curves and chip firing to prove theorems in algebraic geometry and number theory. This field is relatively new, so participants will have the opportunity to start from scratch and still get a glimpse of the cutting edge in this active research area.

We announce an exciting interdisciplinary workshop as part of a month long research program on causal inference in genetics. Many of the recent breakthroughs in high-dimensional statistics have been driven by problems in genetics, especially by the difficulties associated with inference where the number of covariates (such as SNPs) massively exceeds the number of individual samples. Significant progress towards attacking such problems has been achieved in recent years through methods based on regularization, sparsity, and control of false discovery rates.

Celebrating 100 years of Petrov-Galerkin method, the CMAM-7 conference will be held at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland, in July 31--August 6, 2016. The Conference is organized under the aegis of the de Gruyter journal Computational Methods in Applied Mathematics (CMAM) and will be focused on various aspects of mathematical modeling and numerical methods for problems arising in natural sciences and engineering. The CMAM-7 conference is organized by the University of Jyväskylä, Finland, and the Steklov Institute of Mathematics, Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg, Russia. The list of confirmed invited speakers includes Carsten Carstensen, Roland Glowinski, Boris Khoromskij, Yuri Kuznetsov, Raytcho Lazarov, Markus Melenk, Roderick Melnik, Stefan Sauter, Rolf Stenberg, Ragnar Winther, Jun Zou. Details can be found at {\tt www.jyu.fi/cmam7} and registration starts November 1, 2015; a call for minisymposia will follow.

The ACA conference series is devoted to promoting all manner of computer algebra applications and encouraging the interaction of developers of computer algebra systems and packages with researchers and users (including scientists, engineers, educators, and mathematicians). Topics include, but are not limited to, computer algebra in the sciences, engineering, communication, medicine, pure and applied mathematics, education and computer science. The meeting will be run in the standard ACA format where individuals are invited to organize special sessions.

This workshop, sponsored by AIM and the NSF, will be devoted to the theory of positivity of cycles of arbitrary codimension.

An integral part of the workshop is a series of three mini-courses on the following subjects: Cycles and birational geometry of moduli spaces of curves, Geometric invariant theory, with applications to constructions of moduli spaces, and affine invariant manifolds and invariants in Teichm\"uller dynamics. The mini-courses will be aimed primarily at non-experts and will benefit graduate students and early career researchers in related areas, who are particularly encouraged to apply to participate in the workshop.

The International Conference in K-theory 2016 will be held at the Parramatta Campus of University of Western Sydney. \mchead{Organizers} C. Heasemeyer (UCLA), R. Hazrat (UWS) and A. Neeman (ANU). The conference will cover a wide spectrum of topics related or influenced by K-theory. For contributed talks, please visit the conference homepage.

The objective of the conference is to bring together scientists with interests in the theoretical, applied, and computational aspects of hyperbolic partial differential equations and of related mathematical models appearing in the area of applied sciences.

The workshop will focus on applications of Lie transformation groups to several central areas of differential geometry. Mini courses will address Kahler geometry, Yamabe invariants, calibrations and minimal volume submanifolds, Ricci solitons, spectral geometry, and dynamical aspects of geodesics. We expect to cover the accommodation costs for most participants that register by April 30 at www.famaf.unc.edu.ar/egeo2016. Through an NSF grant, we can provide travel funds for some researchers from the US Funds will be directed towards graduate students, recent PhDs, and researchers who do not have other sources of federal support. To apply for travel funding, please contact Michael Jablonski mjablonski@math.ou.edu, preferably by April 30.

Deep neural networks that learn to represent data in multiple layers of increasing abstraction have dramatically improved the state-of-the-art for speech recognition, object recognition, object detection, predicting the activity of drug molecules, and many other tasks. Deep learning discovers intricate structure in large datasets by building distributed representations, either via supervised, unsupervised or reinforcement learning. This summer schools is aimed at graduate students and industrial engineers and researchers who already have some basic knowledge of machine learning (and possibly but not necessarily of deep learning) and wish to learn more about this rapidly growing field of research.

This event comprises two parts, a Clifford Algebra (CA) Conference, and a summer school that promotes the Kaehler calculus (KC). This calculus is based on CA of differential forms and generalizes Cartan's calculus. It has direct application to relativistic quantum mechanics (QM) by replacing Dirac's equation with one for scalar-valued differential forms. Spinors then emerge as solutions with symmetry, antiparticles surge with the same sign of energy as particles, and operators are concomitants of processes rather than ad hoc creations. We shall deal with applications to mathematical analysis, like the replacing of Hodge's theorem with actual integration of the differential system that specifies Kaehler's exterior and interior derivatives (read curl and divergence). We shall also deal with an additional generalization to Clifford valued differential forms. It takes us beyond Dirac type environments into one that seems appropriate for high energy physics and QM foundations.

Lattices play a central role in number theory and its applications. The aim of this school is to introduce participants to the ubiquity of lattices in number theory, algebra, arithmetic algebraic geometry, cryptography and coding theory. The theory of lattices will be developed from its very beginning and the basic notions required for the applications in number theory, algebra, arithmetic algebraic geometry will be provided. Appearances of lattices that we intend to cover include: The natural lattices structures of Mordell-Weil groups and unit groups. Lie algebra root lattices. The lattice basis reduction algorithm "LLL", which as many applications to many areas of mathematics and finally the construction of the famous Leech lattice. On the applied side we plan to cover constructions of good error-correcting codes and of good sphere packings via dense lattices.

In collaboration with AIMS Ghana, The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) is organizing a "School and Workshop on Homological Methods in Algebra and Geometry". The school and workshop will be held at AIMS Ghana, from August 1-13. The first week will consist of three minicourses: Khovanov homology and categorification - Brent Everitt (University of York) Noncommutative algebraic geometry - Paul Smith (University of Washington) Geometric representation theory (TBC) - Geordie Williamson (MPI Bonn). The second week will comprise of research talks on these topics.

Mathematical Modeling aims to describe the different aspects of the real world,their interaction, and their dynamics through mathematics. Its applications to real life issues in Science, Engineering, Epidemiology and Agriculture shall form the basis of the school. This school is to give advanced undergraduate students and early graduate students in mathematics a strong foundation in Mathematical modeling.It is CIMPA-organized AMS for 2016. All applications which must include a 2-paged CV, a letter of recommendation and reason for attending the AMS should be e-mailed in pdf format to amslmu2016@gmail.com . Deadline for Application is Saturday, April 30, 2016

Mathematical Modeling aims to describe the different aspects of the real world, their interaction, and their dynamics through mathematics. Its applications to real life issues in Science, Engineering, Epidemiology and Agriculture shall be looked into. This school is to give advanced undergraduate students and early graduate students in mathematics a strong foundation in Mathematical modeling.The AMS School is • To introduce participants to the idea of discovering results in applications of mathematical modelling and analysis to real-life problems in Science and Engineering, Epidemiology and Agriculture through theoretical and practical teachings • To introduce participants to current trends in some branches of applied mathematics and analysis, the use of mathematical and statistical computing and also initiate research topics for graduate students • To provide a forum for Mathematicians to interact, exchange ideas and initiate collaborations.

Geometry, Topology and Dynamics of Moduli Spaces is a three week program to be held at the Institute for Mathematical Sciences at the National University of Singapore, Singapore, August 1-19 2016. The first week, August 1-5, will be a Workshop on New Perspectives on Moduli Spaces in Gauge Theory. The second week, August 8-12, will be for informal discussions, research collaborations and mini-courses. The final week, August 15-19, will be a Workshop on Moduli spaces of geometric structures.

The main goals of the program are: Bring together experts who study the geometry, topology and dynamics of moduli spaces. Invite leading researchers to give talks on recent results and the latest developments in the field. Follow-up on collaborative work from previous IMS programs. Introduce graduate students and young researchers to the latest research and open problems in the field.

Moduli spaces and enumerative geometry are important classical topics of algebraic geometry. In recent decades they have received important new input from theoretical physics, among others with the advent of mirror symmetry, which made surprising predictions for classical problems of enumerative geometry. Mirror symmetry has since developed further and is a subject of intensive study. Many new powerful concepts, tools and techniques have been developed in recent years, in part in order to understand these predictions. These include moduli spaces of maps and Gromov-Witten invariants, virtual fundamental classes, Donaldson-Thomas and Pandharipande-Thomas invariants, stability conditions on derived categories and their moduli spaces. In this school we will introduce the participants to this important and fascinating subject and its powerful techniques. The topics of the school include Derived categories, Stability conditions on derived categories and applications to birational geometry.

The main goal of this conference is to bring together experts and young talented scientists from all over the world to discuss the modern and recent aspects of the mathematical analysis. It is also to ensure exchange of ideas in various applications of Mathematics in Engineering, Physics, Economics, Biology, etc.

This conference brings together mathematicians with research interests in Topology. Provisional list of special sessions: Algebraic Topology Asymmetry and its Applications, General Topology, Foliated Spaces, Dynamics and Continua and Topological Groups. Details of workshops are yet to be finalised. The organisers are: Alex Clark, Simona Paoli and Dimitrina Stavrova [all based at the University of Leicester. The administrator is Alison Gibson. There will be a Welcome Reception on the preceding evening-Monday, January 8, 2015. The Conference Dinner will take place on the evening of Thursday, August 4, 2016. It is also proposed to run a trip to Leicester's Richard III Centre and a programme of events during the day for delegates' partners. This event is sponsored by the Leverhulme Trust. Other sponsorship is also being sought.

The Sapporo Symposium on Partial Differential Equations has been held annually to present the latest developments on partial differential equations (PDE). The aim of the symposium is to help boost interaction and in-depth discussion among researchers working in mathematics, not limited to different branches of PDE. Organizers: S.-I. Ei (Hokkaido University), H. Kubo (Hokkaido University) Program Committee: S.-I. Ei (Hokkaido University), Y. Giga (The University of Tokyo), S. Jimbo (Hokkaido University), H. Kubo (Hokkaido University), T. Ozawa (Waseda University), T. Sakajo (Kyoto University), H. Takaoka (Hokkaido University), Y. Tonegawa (Tokyo Institute of Technology), K. Tsutaya (Hirosaki University) Contact (Secretariat): cri@math.sci.hokudai.ac.jp

Information on NW16 will be available at www.siam.org/meetings/nw16/ in October of 2015.

GAP is a series of conferences and summer schools held annually in various countries around the world since 2003. This year, the mini-course speakers are Kirill Mackenzie, Jonathan Pridham, and Maxim Zabzine. The invited speakers are Iakovos Androulidakis, Dorothea Bahns, Katarzyna Grabowska, Frédéric Hélein *,Hovhannes Khudaverdian, Yvette Kosmann-Schwarzbach, Camille Laurent-Gengoux, Jae-Suk Park, Fani Petalidou, Travis Schedler *, Arkady Vaintrob *, Luca Vitagliano, and Theodore Voronov (*: to be confirmed). The organizers are Madeleine Jotz Lean, Mathieu Stiénon, Yannick Voglaire, and Ping Xu. The deadline for support, contributed talk and poster applications is April 15, 2016. See www.geometryandphysics.org/gapxiv/ .

This is an announcement of an NSF-funded number theory summer program and conference to take place at UConn during August 8th-14th, 2016. There will be two events: * CTNT 2016 - Connecticut Summer School in Number Theory, August 8th-12th. * Research Conference on Elliptic Curves, Modular Forms, and related topics, August 12th-14th. The Connecticut Summer School in Number Theory (CTNT) is a summer school in number theory for advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate students, to be followed by a research conference. The summer school will expose undergraduate and graduate students to important ideas in number theory. The research conference following the school is open to participants of all levels, including senior and junior faculty, and interested students. In particular, summer school students' participation in the research conference will allow them hear abouabout recent developments in the areas of elliptic curves and modular forms.

The "4th Seminar on Algebra and its Applications" organized by the University of Mohaghegh Ardabili, will be held on August 9-11, 2016 in Ardabil, Iran. The seminar continues the tradition of "workshop on Algebra and its Applications", "Second Seminar on Algebra and its Applications" and "Third Seminar on Algebra and its Applications" which held at the university of Mohaghegh Ardabili in 2010, 2012 and 2014. We would like to invite you to participate, present a paper in this seminar whose main topics are all areas of algebra and applications of algebra. The seminar will take place at the Faculty of Mathematical Sciences of the University of Mohaghegh Ardabili which is located in the main campus of the University. After the seminar, selected papers will be published in the special issues of Journal of Hyperstructures and Transactions on Algebra and its Applications according to the policies of these journals.

The 17th bi-annual Workshop and International Conference on Representations of Algebras (ICRA 2016) will be hosted by Syracuse University. There are two parts to the ICRA. The workshop will run August 10-13, 2016 (Wednesday-Saturday), and will feature expository lecture series by leading researchers: Claire Amiot (Institut Fourier), Michel Brion (Institut Fourier), Markus Linckelmann (City University London), Robert Marsh (Leeds), Julia Pevtsova (Washington), and Ryo Takahashi (Nagoya). The exact workshop schedule will be posted closer to the event. The conference proper will run August 15-19, 2016 (Monday-Friday) and will include both plenary lectures and parallel sessions. The plenary speakers will include Srikanth Iyengar (Utah), Bernard Leclerc (Caen), Steven Sam (Wisconsin), Catharina Stroppel (Bonn), Hugh Thomas (New Brunswick), and Antoine Touzé (Paris 13). Additional plenary and parallel talks will be selected based on the submitted abstracts by the participants.

This is an announcement of an NSF-funded number theory summer program and conference to take place at UConn during August 8th-14th, 2016. There will be two events: * CTNT 2016 - Connecticut Summer School in Number Theory, August 8th-12th. * Research Conference on Elliptic Curves, Modular Forms, and related topics, August 12th-14th. All relevant information, registration, and funding requests can be found on our website: ctnt.math.uconn.edu The Research Conference will feature talks in the areas of elliptic curves, modular forms, and related topics, by Nick Andersen (UIUC), Michael Griffin (Princeton), Ken Ono (Emory), and Larry Rolen (Penn State), among others. Organizers: Keith Conrad Amanda Folsom Alvaro Lozano-Robledo Liang Xiao

The field of nonlinear statistics (NS) seeks to answer the fundamental questions that arise when defining new statistical models and tools in nonlinear spaces. The field spans from theoretical statistics and geometry to the development of data analysis tools that are directly applicable to actual data. A typical application area is bioimaging.

The 2016 International Summer School on Global Analysis and Applications consists in two independent schools based on the following monographs (in preparation): "General Relativity: 100 Years after Hilbert" (S. Capozziello and D. Krupka), "The Noether theorems" (G. Sardanashvily), and "Cartan geometries and their symmetries, a Lie algebroid approach" (M. Crampin, D.J. Saunders). Workshop lectures and commented poster session are organized. Lectures by S. Capozziello, G. Sardanashvily, D.J. Saunders

This workshop, sponsored by AIM and the NSF, will be devoted to the complex Monge-Ampere equation and its applications in complex geometry and analysis.

The field of geometric of geometric group theory emerged from Gromov's insight that even mathematical objects such as groups, which are defined completely in algebraic terms, can be profitably viewed as geometric objects and studied with geometric techniques Contemporary geometric group theory has broadened its scope considerably, but retains this basic philosophy of reformulating in geometric terms problems from diverse areas of mathematics and then solving them with a variety of tools. The growing list of areas where this general approach has been successful includes low-dimensional topology, the theory of manifolds, algebraic topology, complex dynamics, combinatorial group theory, algebra, logic, the study of various classical families of groups, Riemannian geometry and representation theory. The goals of this MSRI program are to bring together people from the various branches of the field in order to consolidate recent progress, chart new directions, and train the next generation of geometric group theorists.

Group Theory; Cohomology of Groups.

The main aim of this conference is to contribute to the development of mathematical sciences and its applications and to bring together the members of the mathematics community, interdisciplinary researchers, educators, mathematicians, statisticians and engineers from all over the world. The conference will present new results and future challenges, in series of invited and short talks and poster presentations. Also, original, unpublished papers are invited for presentation in the conference IECMSA-2016. All presented paper's abstracts will be published in the conference proceeding. Moreover, selected and peer review articles will be published in the international journals.

This three-day workshop will feature talks by six prominent female mathematicians on a wide range of topics in geometric group theory. Each speaker will give two lectures, separated by a break-out session during which participants will meet in small groups to discuss ideas presented in the first lecture. The workshop is open to all mathematicians.

The conference will take place under the banner of the annual "Smoky Great Plains Geometry Conference." Townsend is about thirty miles from the University of Tennessee campus, near the entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. In addition to talks by prominent researchers, there will be approximately ten shorter talks, some of which will be drawn from abstracts submitted at registration. Priority for these shorter talks will be given to early career researchers. The conference is supported by the National Science Foundation, the University of Tennessee, and Wichita State University. Participant support will be available, and priority will be given to graduate students and those in the early stages of their careers. Registration is currently open. For logistical reasons, it may be necessary to cap registration at sixty, so we encourage early registration. Requests for funding may be made during registration. For full consideration, submit your funding request by May 15.

Mathematics: Applied is an international conference devoted to application of mathematics in technical and natural sciences as well as mathematics applied to or motivated by economical and industrial studies. It is a multidisciplinary meeting forum for researchers who develop and apply mathematical and computational tools in their work. The accents of the conference will be on mathematical analysis, numerical methods, scientific computing, applied analysis, applied physics, financial mathematics and industrial mathematics. The aim of the conference is to bring together leading experts as well as young researchers working on topics related to Applied mathematics and to present their recent work to the mathematical community.

This international congress aims to bring together academicians, researchers and scientists for knowledge sharing in Fundamental and applied sciences areas. The ICFAS2016 serves as good platforms for the scientific community members to meet with each other for presenting new researches, exchanging information and discussing current issues. We believe that our future conferences will improve further the development of knowledge in these fields. - to present the most recent discoveries in Fundamental and Applied Sciences; - to serve as a platform for knowledge and information interchange between the experts from industrial and academic sectors; - to identify potential collaboration among the participants.

Geometric analysis on manifolds of metrics and applications to spectral theory and quantum chaos; geometry of random metrics and related problems in quantum gravity; applications of probabilistic techniques in PDE; eigenstate localization in random domains; and other topics.

The 24ICFIDCAA-2016, to be organized from August 22-26, 2016 will bring together leading Researchers, Mathematicians, Engineers and Scientists from around the world working in topics related to the Conference, to interact with each other and to exchange ideas. The Five-day Conference, scheduled between 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM every day, will serve as an excellent platform to inculcate research interest among young minds on recent topics of Mathematical Analysis.

The International Conference Waves in Science and Engineering 2016 will be held on August 22-26 at campus Queretaro of the Center for Research and Advanced Studies of the National Polytechnic Institute (in Spanish: Centro de InvestigaciÃ³n y de Estudios Avanzados del Instituto Politécnico Nacional qro.cinvestav.mx/). It is intended to bring together experts from different fields in the general area of classical wave theory, analysis, differential equations and applications, including acoustic, electromagnetic, and elastic wave propagation. The mathematical theory and methods, modelling and simulation of wave phenomena contribute to a considerable number of applied physical and engineering problems.

The 24ICFIDCAA-2016, to be organized from August 22-26, 2016 will bring together leading Researchers, Mathematicians, Engineers and Scientists from around the world working in topics related to the Conference, to interact with each other and to exchange ideas. The Five-day Conference, scheduled between 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM every day, will serve as an excellent platform to inculcate research interest among young minds on recent topics of Mathematical Analysis and Its Application in Sciences and Engineering.

This master class will introduce the necessary technical tools for constructing Kasparov products in the unbounded picture of KK as well as discussing the many open problems related to sums of self-adjoint operators, the standard model in physics, topological insulators and operator spaces.

The purpose of this school is to teach the theory behind DFT. Lectures will be pedagogical and range from fundamentals (Hohenberg-Kohn theorem) to the latest approximations, and will help connect DFT to other areas of mathematics and theory. The school is primarily targeted at junior researchers (Ph.D. students and postdocs) who are currently running DFT calculations and/or developing DFT or are interested in learning more about DFT. Internationally renowned experts in DFT will provide a thorough training in the fundamental theory through lectures and pedagogical research talks that connect themes of the lectures to the lecturers' own cutting-edge research. All participants are encouraged to submit an abstract to present a poster, and a limited number will be selected for oral presentation to the entire school. Application deadline: 9PM Pacific Time on May 1, 2016.

This will be an introductory workshop to the MSRI jumbo program Geometric Group Theory being held during the Fall Semester of 2016. The purpose of the workshop is to provide an overview of key areas of research to be covered in the program, including an introduction to open problems of current interest.

The proposed programme is concerned with both the theory and practice of verification. An objective of the programme is to promote interactions between researchers working in the theory and foundations of automata, logic and games, and those who build tool implementations of model checking algorithms, perform empirical studies, and work with the verification industry. The five-week programme will focus on the following topics: (1) Communicating, Distributed and Parameterized Systems (2) Constraint Solving (3) Higher-Order Model Checking (4) Probabilistic Model Checking (5) Timed Systems

Second Caucasian Mathematics Conference (CMC II) will be organized in Van, Turkey on 26th and 27th August 2016 under the auspices of the European Mathematical Society and the cooperation of the Armenian, Azerbaijan, Georgian, Iranian, Russian and Turkish Mathematical Societies. The scope of the Caucasian Mathematical Conferences (CMC) is to bring together mathematicians from Caucasian and neighbouring countries bi-annually in one of these countries. The CMC is partially supported by the EMS and is welcoming mathematicians from all over the world. CMC-I took place in Tbilisi-Georgia on September 5-6, 2014.

The conference will be focused on Geometric Function Theory and its Applications. The aim of the symposium is to bring together leading experts as well as young researchers working on topics mainly related to Univalent and Geometric Function Theory and to present their recent work to the mathematical community. The event is dedicated to the memory of Professor Petru T. Mocanu.

This program's goal is to bring together leading mathematicians, researchers and students to exchange and share their scientific experiences and research results about different aspects of Nonlinear PDEs. The workshop also aims to provide a fruitful environment for researchers to present and discuss the most recent discoveries, methods, problems and challenges in the field of Nonlinear PDEs.

The center of the conference is to bring together researchers and scientists working in all branches of "Algebra". The proposed technical programme of the conference will include contributed talks and keynote lectures. This second annual meeting aims to present our special thankfulness to Professor Lenoid Bokut and Professor Surrender K. Jain. It is very obvious that not only their studies resulted in very unique developments in algebra but their personalities are also one of the best examples of algebraist worldwide. Therefore all algebraist (included not working in the same field of these respectable professors) are welcome to this honorific conference.

ISCSCE 2016 will be held in the magnificent city of Paris, France, August 27--28, 2016. This Symposium will feature world-class plenary speakers, major technical symposium, industry and academic panels and workshops. The technical program chairs invite the submission of original papers to following symposia for presentation and publication in the conference proceedings.

Barry Simon is one of the founding fathers of modern mathematical physics. His interests span a vast number of topics and his influence, through research papers, books and mentoring skills, is felt in many areas of mathematics. Among the fields where Barry has been a central figure over the years are those of quantum field theory, statistical mechanics, Schroedinger operators and the theory of orthogonal polynomials. We shall celebrate Barry's 70th birthday with a conference bringing together leading researchers in mathematical physics for talks and discussions, with the purpose of outlining recent advances and new directions of research.

XIX Geometrical seminar is organized by Faculty of Science, University of Kragujevac, Kragujevac, Serbia Faculty of Mathematics, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia in collaboration with: Faculty of Science and Mathematics, University of Ni\v sš, Ni\v sš, Serbia Mathematical Institute of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts (SANU), Belgrade, Serbia XIX Geometrical seminar is supported by Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic Serbia Conference topics Differential Geometry Topology Lie Groups Mathematical Physics Discrete Geometry Integrable Systems Visualization

This international conference will be held in Mersin University. SCIENTIFIC FIELDS OF THE CONFERENCE Intuitionistic Fuzzy Sets and Structures, Logic and Applications, Applied Mathematics, Generalized Nets, Geometry, Controls, Robotics, Algebra, Analysis, Topology others.

This workshop, sponsored by AIM and the NSF, will focus on a new method of estimating moments of L-functions in families, and related arithmetical problems.

ISICSE '2016 International Conference is a forum to bring together business people, researchers, scientists, software architects, and industry professionals to discuss innovative ideas and diverse topics on next generation of information technologies and services.

Special session within the week-long "The first Joint Meeting Brazil - Italy in Mathematics". Aim: bring together a spectrum of established mathematicians to understand the latest progress in the theory of geometrical structures on smooth manifolds, in the broadest sense (from complex to symplectic geometry, from representation theory to differential equations, from algebraic geometry to mathematical physics). Speakers: Letterio Gatto, Marcos Jardim, Claudio Gorodski, Henrique Sà Earp, Andrew Clarke, Stefano Montaldo, Luigi Verdiani, Giovanni Bazzoni, Wolfgang Ziller, Daniele Angella. Further information: Anna Fino - annamaria.fino@unito.it Simon Chiossi - simongchiossi@icloud.com

ICACES 2016 has been a prime international forum for both researchers and industry practitioners to exchange the latest fundamental advances in the state of the art and practice of computing and Engineering, identify emerging research topics, and define the future of Computer Science and engineering.

A consistent geometric theory of nonlinear PDEs can obtained by using jet bundles and their natural structures. In particular, second-order nonlinear PDEs correspond to hypersurfaces in the Lagrangian Grassmannian. Lagrangian Grassmannians are interesting manifolds on their own, independently on their relationship with nonlinear PDEs: they display a rich intrinsic geometry, and their hypersurfaces can be studied through old and recent methods coming from unexpectedly distant areas. There are important open problems concerning nonlinear PDEs, like those of obtaining (partial) classifications, or proving (non) equivalence theorems, which will clearly benefit from an appropriate geometric reformulation, not necessarily based on jet spaces or contact manifolds. An important class of nonlinear PDEs is that of integrable systems. In spite of their importance, is not yet clear what is the correct, general and intrinsic geometric counterpart to the notion of integrability.

In the past decade, progress on zero-error quantum information has not only strengthened the existing links with graph theory, but has also uncovered new and unexpected connections with operator algebras and optimisation. This has led to the formation of a new area on the crossroad of quantum computing, combinatorics, operator theory and mathematical programming. The purpose of the School is to introduce PhD students and young researchers to both its methods and problems, discussing topics such as zero-error capacities, graph entropy, quantum graph parameters, games for quantum players, quantum correlations, conic optimisation and communication complexity. The three main lecture courses are: \* Graphs and information theory, by Andreas Winter, \* Non-commutative order in quantum games, by Vern Paulsen \* Optimisation methods in quantum information theory, by Monique Laurent and Jop Bri\"et For information on attendance please visit www.qciao.org

The aim of this workshop is cover various aspects of the theory of branched surfaces, laminations and their geometric applications. There will be two lecture series by Danny Calegari (Chicago) and Vincent Colin (Nantes) as well as several other talks on related topics. Some funding is available for young researchers and PhD students, please apply before 30th of June.

Description Many natural mathematical concepts cannot be expressed in first-order logic but need stronger logics. Among such concepts are the freeness of a group, separability of a space, completeness of an order, etc. By a strong logic we mean model-theoretically defined extensions of first-order logic, such as first-order logic with generalized quantifiers, infinitary logics, second-order logic, as well as higher-order logics. The study of strong logics runs immediately into questions that depend essentially on set-theoretical assumptions beyond the standard ZFC axioms, such as infinitary combinatorial principles and the existence of large cardinals. It is therefore crucial to be able to pinpoint the position of a given strong logic in the set-theoretical definability hierarchy, thus helping us understand better the set-theoretical nature of the logic, and therefore of the mathematical notions it can express.

ICLTCSE 2016 is a prime international forum for both researchers and industry practitioners to exchange the latest fundamental advances in the state of the art and practice of computing and Engineering, identify emerging research topics, and define the future of Computer Science and engineering.

This will be the third in a series of international workshops designed to bring together biologists, mathematicians, clinicians, physicists, and computer scientists who are interested in dynamics and networks in the biological and medical sciences. BioDynamics 2016 promises to provide an exciting opportunity for scientists to present both methods and data in a multidisciplinary forum and hear how interdisciplinary collaborations can provide major conceptual advances in our understanding of complex biomedical systems. There will be a number of keynote presentations delivered by world-leading scientists, who will talk about their current research and highlight important future challenges within their field. The workshop will feature mini symposia, selected contributed talks, and poster sessions, for which we encourage abstract submissions from both students and post-docs (early bird deadline and abstract submission is May 31, 2016).

The success of modern codes for large-scale optimization is heavily dependent on the use of effective tools of numerical linear algebra. On the other hand, many problems in numerical linear algebra lead to linear, nonlinear or semidefinite optimization problems. The purpose of the conference is to bring together researchers from both communities and to find and communicate points and topics of common interest. Mini-symposium proposals and contributed talks are invited on all aspects of numerical linear algebra and optimization. Mini-symposium proposals should be submitted to conferences@ima.org.uk by 31 March 2016. A mini-symposium is limited to at most two sessions on a single topic (maximum eight speakers). Organizers will be advised of acceptance by 11 April 2016. Contributed talks and mini-symposia talks will be accepted on the basis of a one page extended abstract which should be submitted by 30 April 2016 by email to {\tt conferences@ima.org.uk}.

The aim of the International Conference on Analysis and Applied Mathematics (ICAAM) is to bring mathematicians working in the area of analysis and applied mathematics together to share new trends of applications of mathematics. We plan to found the conference series to provide a forum for researches and scientists to communicate their recent developments and to present their original results in various fields of analysis and applied mathematics.

The aim of ISAA 2016 is to discuss recent developments in the study of evolution equations, their invariant states and the asymptotic behavior of their solutions, including: quantum Markov semigroups, nonlinear evolution equations, quantum dispersion theory, topological algebras, methods in partial differential equations and mathematical finances. Also to introduce graduate and undergraduate students as well as young researchers, to the above topics and others that are relevant in Mathematical Analysis. ISAA 2016 includes minicourses by leading specialists, invited talks and posters exhibition. A limited number of Scholarships for graduate students will be available.

DWCAA16 is organized by the Department of Mathematics of the University of Padua and the Department of Computer Science of the University of Verona. It aims to provide a meeting point and a forum for researchers in approximation theory and its applications. \mchead{Keynote Speakers} Costanza Conti (Florence), Armin Iske (Hamburg), Elisabeth Larsson (Uppsala), Norm Levenberg (Bloomington), Gerlind Plonka (Goettingen), Grady Wright (Boise).mchead{{Sessions} Approximation theory in imaging science, Meshless methods, Multivariate polynomial approximation and pluripotential theory, Numerical integration, integral equations and transforms, Sparse approximation. \mchead{Deadline} For submission of abstracts is April 30, 2016.

The three-day conference aims to bring together the researchers working in the area of Special Functions and related areas for interaction and exchange of ideas. In addition, it will inspire young researchers to pursue research in this important branch of Mathematical sciences. The Academic program of the conference will consist of Plenary sessions, Invited Talks and Paper Presentations covering a wide range of topics including Special Functions, Hypergeometric function and its generalizations, Orthogonal polynomials, Lie theoretic approach to Special function, Ramanujan Mathematics, Fractional calculus, Combinatorics, Number theory, $q$-series and continued fractions, geometric function theory, applications of special functions to Statistics, Physical sciences and Engineering.

ICICSE 2016 is a forum to bring together business people, researchers, scientists, software architects, and industry professionals to discuss innovative ideas and diverse topics on next generation of information technologies and services. Using this forum, researchers and practitioners can exchange issues, challenges, new business models and structures, and new technologies and solutions.

SYLLABUS The course will be devoted to an elementary but rigorous introduction to the theory of stochastic processes. After briefly recalling notation and essential definitions in probability theory, Markov chains will be considered as basic example of discrete-time processes. Then, we will study continuous time Markov jump processes, with applications. We will then introduce Brownian motion (or Wiener process), as the fundamental example of a diffusion process, and stochastic calculus, focusing on stochastic integration and Ito's formula. As applications, we will study stochastic differential equations and their link with partial differential equations, Girsanov theorem and the martingale representation theorem. We will conclude with a short overview of option pricing theory (Black-Scholes formulas and extensions) and on interest rate models. 20-25 positions are available. Online applications must be submitted within May 31, 2016 (see crm.sns.it/event/392/ for more).

The main focus is on recent developments on exact results in supersymmetric quantum field theories and superstrings on curved backgrounds and their impact on enumerative geometry, knot theory and representation theory of infinite dimensional algebras.

This workshop will bring together researchers interested in a panoply of unusual configuration spaces, arising in applied fields or in plausible models, to look for similarities or creative tensions between them.

Interactions between many constituent particles (bodies) generally give rise to collective or emergent phenomena in matter. Even when the interactions between the particles are well defined and the governing equations of the system are understood, the collective behavior of the system as a whole does not trivially emerge from these equations. Examples of collective behavior are abundant in nature, manifesting themselves at all scales of matter, ranging from atoms to galaxies. Machine learning methods have been used in a wide variety of fields. It is the goal of this IPAM long program to bring together experts in many particle problems in condensed-matter physics, materials, chemistry, and protein folding, together with experts in mathematics and computer science to synergetically address the problem of tackling emergent behavior and understanding the underlying collective variables in many particle systems.

Computer-based methods for the capture, construction, representation, fitting, interrogation and manipulation of complicated surfaces have led to a wide interest in, and need for, the mathematics of surfaces and related topics including curves, motions and computational geometry. Many applications require the use of surface descriptions, especially in such fields as computer aided design and manufacturing, isogeometric analysis, computer graphics, computer vision and computer animation. The description of surfaces is also of interest in geographic information systems, multimedia, and many other areas of science and medicine.

The sections of the conference are: 1. Real, Complex, Functional and Numerical Analysis 2. Partial Differential Equations with applications in Mechanics, Biology, etc. 3. Ordinary Differential Equations; Dynamical Systems 4. Probability Theory, Mathematical Statistics, Operation Research 5. Algebra, Logic, Geometry (with applications) 6. Mathematical Modeling 7. Computer Science 8. Education

This workshop, sponsored by AIM and the NSF, will be devoted to modeling the geometry of condensed matter. The workshop will focus on "soft packing" and "nested clustering" phenomena in discrete geometric structures and their applications to understanding the internal atomic structure of solids and fluids.

The ongoing development of computer algebra systems, including their integration and adaptation to modern software environments, puts them to the forefront in scientific computing and enables the practical solution of many complex applied problems in the domains of natural sciences and engineering. The workshop covers all basic areas of scientific computing (see web page for a more detailed list).

On the occasion of the ventennial of Ennio De Giorgi's departure, the meeting gathers many generations of mathematicians and aims at the presentation of the most recent advances in the many research fields marked by De Giorgi's contributions. Speakers include: A. Braides, Univ Roma Tor Vergata; H. Brezis, Rutgers Univ and Technion; G. Buttazzo, Univ Pisa; X. Cabré, ICREA and UPC Barcelona; L. Caffarelli, UT at Austin; P. D'Ancona, Univ Roma Sapienza; C. De Lellis, Univ Z\"urich; E. Di Benedetto, Vanderbilt Univ; A. Figalli, UT at Austin; W. H. Fleming, Brown Univ; I. Fonseca, Carnegie Mellon Univ; N. Fusco, Univ Federico II, Napoli; N. Gigli, SISSA, Trieste; F. Honsell, Univ Udine; D. Kinderlehrer, Carnegie Mellon Univ; P. Louis Lions, College de France and Ceremade; G. Mingione, Univ Parma; U. Mosco, Worcester Polytechnic Inst; L. Nirenberg, Courant Inst; F. Otto, Max Planck Inst; G. Savaré, Univ Pavia; S. Serfaty, Univ Pierre et Marie Curie; S. Wenger, Univ Fribourg.

The aim of the conference is to bring together experts and graduate students/postdocs working in various modern approaches to geometry. Example topics would be: derived algebraic / symplectic geometry, derived minimal model program, homological projective duality, homological mirror symmetry, stability conditions, non-commutative motives / non-commutative (co)homology theories, generalizations of derived categories / cDG-categories / matrix factorizations, operads / graph complexes / deformation theory, non-commutative versions of classical varieties (del Pezzo, tori, K3, ...)

ISDS 2016 is the second school of a biennial series of international graduate schools on Mathematical Modelling in Biology and Medicine organized by IMS of Strathmore University. In an intense but informative session, the first school "International School on Mathematical Epidemiology (ISME)" took place from September 1-5, 2015, at the Strathmore University Madaraka Campus.

Our workshop is the third in a series of workshops on Mathematics of Information-Theoretic Cryptography. Activities: Tutorials: September 19-23, 2016 Workshop: September 26-30, 2016.

The conference continues a series of traditional scientific meetings dedicated to outstanding mathematicians which worked at the Lviv University. In 1999 the conference of this series was dedicated to the memory of J.P. Schauder who was born in Lviv in 1899 and lived in this city all his life. In 2002 the International Conference on Functional Analysis and Applications was dedicated to the 110th anniversary of Stefan Banach, professor of Lviv University during 1924 -1945 years. The name of Yaroslav Lopatynsky is well known all over the world as a great specialist in the theory of PDE. In his famous work of 1953 he established the condition of well-possedness of general boundary value problems for elliptic systems of PDE.

Confirmed speakers: Anthony Phillips (SUNY at Stony Brook) on sound and topology, Ivan Selesnick (NYU) on nonlinear filters using sparse signal models, Ofer Tchernichovski(Hunter College, CUNY) on graphical methods of visualizing the temporal dynamics of birdsong learning, and Ankit Parker (NYU) on detection of sleep spindles in EEG signals.

This workshop will set the stage and define research directions for the rest of the program. The idea is to achieve a healthy mix of mathematicians, computer scientists, physicists, and chemists and establish common grounds that will enable rational applications of machine learning techniques to many-particle problems. One prominent outcome of this workshop will be the establishment of a common repository of datasets corresponding to different many-particle problems (structures and energies of molecules and materials, protein structures and dynamics, spectroscopic signatures of complex systems, etc.). These datasets can be used to assess the performance of different ML techniques during the IPAM program and beyond.

This workshop, sponsored by AIM and the NSF, will be devoted to the structural theory of discrete amenable groups, and new examples of amenable and non-amenable groups.

ISDS 2016 is the second school of a biennial series of international graduate schools on Mathematical Modelling in Biology and Medicine organized by IMS of Strathmore University. In an intense but informative session, the first International School on Mathematical Epidemiology (ISME) took place from September 1-5, 2015, at the Strathmore University Madaraka Campus.

This workshop will set the stage and define research directions for the rest of the program. The idea is to achieve a healthy mix between mathematicians, computer scientists, physicists, and chemists and establish common grounds that will enable rational applications of machine learning techniques to many-particle problems. One prominent outcome of this workshop will be the establishment of a common repository of datasets corresponding to different many-particle problems (structures and energies of molecules and materials, protein structures and dynamics, spectroscopic signatures of complex systems, etc.). These datasets can be used to assess the performance of different ML techniques during the IPAM program and beyond. The application deadline for funding is August 1, 2016.

The theme of the workshop is algebraic, geometric and analytical aspects of groups that act by isometries on spaces of non-positive curvature known as CAT(0) spaces. The world of CAT(0) spaces includes classical spaces such as symmetric spaces and buildings, as well as more avant-garde arrivals, such as CAT(0) cube complex. The workshop will bring together researchers studying various aspects of such groups and spaces to discuss recent developments and chart new directions in the field.

The Int. Conference "Nonlinear Dynamics-2016", National Technical University, Kharkov, Ukraine. Organizers: National Technical University, Kharkov, Ukraine; McGill University, Montreal, Canada; Technion, Haifa, Israel; Institute for Mechanical Engineering Problems, Kharkov, Ukraine; Institute of Mechanics, Kiev, Ukraine; The National Committee of Ukraine on Theor. and Appl. Mechanics. Call for papers: A one-page abstract is invited. The abstract have to be sent to the conference web-site. The deadline for the abstract submission is March 14, 2016. Authors of accepted presentations are invited to submit 4-6 page extended abstracts by June 5, 2016. Contact: Engineering Physics Faculty (Prof. Yu.Mikhlin, Prof. L.Kurpa, Dr. Larin), National Technical University, 21 Kirpichev str., Kharkov, 61002, Ukraine. Phone: +38-057-7076032; Fax: +38-057-7076601; E-mail: NDKhPI2016@gmail.com, alexeya.larin@gmail.com, muv@kpi.kharkov. Web: web.kpi.kharkov.ua/nd-khpi/

The aim of this conference is to bring together leading academic scientists in the field of nonlinear phenomena in order to discuss recent results, related problems (in particular in relation to concrete applications) and future perspectives. Invited Speakers: Carlo Bardaro (Italy), Lucio Boccardo (Italy), Matteo Bonforte (Spain), Denis Bonheure (Belgium), Alberto Farina (France), Filippo Gazzola (Italy), Gabriele Grillo (Italy), Andrea Malchiodi (Italy), Jan Maly (Czech Republic), Paolo Marcellini (Italy), Jean Mawhin (Belgium), Giuseppe Mingione (Italy), Enzo Mitidieri (Italy), Vicentiu Radulescu (Romania), Dusan Repovs (Slovenia), Marco Rigoli (Italy), Sandro Salsa (Italy), Carlo Sbordone (Italy), Gabriella Tarantello (Italy), Susanna Terracini (Italy), Gianluca Vinti (Italy), Binlin Zhang (China). Honorary Chairwoman: Patrizia Pucci (Italy). Organizers: Reza Aftabizadeh (USA), Rossella Bartolo, Luigi D'Onofrio, Massimiliano Ferrara, Giovanni Molica Bisci, Raffaella Servadei

SIAM Conference on Mathematics of Planet Earth (MPE16) September 30-October 2, 2016 DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Philadelphia Center City Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. The call for presentations will be linked from www.siam.org/meetings/mpe16/ in November 2015.

The eighth Yamabe Memorial Symposium will take place from Friday to Sunday, September 30-October 2, 2016, on the theme of Â“Symplectic geometry and complex geometry". It will be a high-level conference on aspects of symplectic geometry, complex geometry, contact structures and the interactions between these and related areas. The purpose of this Symposium is to bring to our participants deeper understanding of some recent discoveries in those areas, and to bring to the fore new issues that have arisen in light of them. The new understanding will encourage participants to gain a wider perspective of the recently found deep connections between symplectic and complex geometry. Potentially, this knowledge will inspire further discoveries in these and related fields. List of speakers: Paul Biran, Mark McLean, Emmy Murphy, Kaoru Ono, Valentino Tosatti, Claire Voisin, Chris Wendl, Sai Kee Yeung.

The Integers conference in combinatorial number theory, is held for the purpose of bringing together mathematicians, students, and others interested in combinatorics and number theory. Registration may be done online at the conference website. Plenary Speakers: Robert Hough, Oxford University; Alex Iosevich, University of Rochester; and Igor Shparlinski, University of New South Wales. Additional speakers are welcome; see website for instructions and latest announcement.

This is the thirteenth in the QMATH series of international conferences on the mathematics of quantum mechanics, and the first one to be held in the US. It will focus on rigorous results in several areas of physics: Quantum mechanics with random features; Quantum mechanics on graphs and similar structures; Many-body systems and statistical mechanics; Quantum information; and New mathematical topics arising in current theoretical physics.

This workshop, sponsored by AIM and the NSF, will focus on understanding boundaries of groups, which can often encode various algebraic and geometric properties of the underlying group.

This international conference is being organized to provide a platform for researchers and practitioners to share and discuss recent advancements on statistical distributions and their applications, and to provide opportunities for collaborative work. The scopes of ICOSDA 2016 include, but not limited to statistical distributions and their applications; statistical modeling; high dimensional data analysis; and Bayesian statistics. The conference presenters are invited to submit their articles for consideration of publication in a special issue of the Journal of Statistical Distributions and Applications (www.JSDAjournal.com/). The submitted papers will go through the same rigorous peer review process as regular submissions. Accepted papers will receive at least 50\% discount of Article Processing Charge (APC). A limited number of accepted articles may receive full APC waiver.

Symposium on BEER is a vibrant gathering place for mathematicians, biologists,and computer scientists who work on computational biology, biomathematics,biostatistics, ecology, and related fields. Presentations focusing on both research and education problems are welcome. Fully refereed proceedings of the conference will be published by Letters in Biomathematics and by Spora: A Journal of Biomathematics.

Now in its ninth year, Binghamton University's Graduate Conference in Algebra and Topology is organized by and for graduate students working in the fields of algebra and topology. This conference is an opportunity for graduate students at all levels of research to present their work and network with their peers.

We seek a variety of talks on relations between the history and pedagogy of mathematics. In keeping with the Saturday evening theater excursion to see the play "Equivocation," concerning the Gunpowder Plot of 1605, talks involving sixteenth and seventeenth century history are especially encouraged. Talks will be about twensty-five minutes long, followed by abundant time for discussion. Abstracts for proposed talks must be received by August 15, 2016.

This workshop will explore topological properties of random and quasi-random phenomena in physical systems, stochastic simulations/processes, as well as optimization algorithms. Practitioners in these fields have written a great deal of simulation code to help understand the configurations and scaling limits of both the physically observed and computational phenomena. However, mathematically rigorous theories to support the simulation results and to explain their limiting behavior are still in their infancy.

The main aim of the school is, on one hand, to provide participants with modern methods of ergodic theory and topological dynamics oriented towards applications in number theory and combinatorics, and, on the other hand, to present them with a broad spectrum of number theory problems that can be treated with the use of such tools.

The International Conference on Modeling, Simulation and Control 2016 will take place in San Francisco, USA, 19-21 October, 2016. The conference ICMSC'16 is held under the World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science WCECS 2016. The WCECS 2016 is organized by the International Association of Engineers (IAENG), a non-profit international association for the engineers and the computer scientists. The congress has the focus on the frontier topics in the theoretical and applied engineering and computer science subjects. The last IAENG conference has attracted more than five hundred participants from over 30 countries. All submitted papers will be under peer review and accepted papers will be published in the conference proceeding (ISBN: 978-988-14047-1-8). The abstracts will be indexed and available at major academic databases. The accepted papers will also be considered for publication in the special issues of the journal Engineering Letters, in IAENG journals.

This workshop, sponsored by AIM and the NSF, will be devoted to studying rationality and existence of rational subvarieties in positive characteristic.

A four-day workshop with research-level talks on the latest advances in the geometry of mapping class groups and Out$(F_n)$, and spaces on which they act.

The 4thICCDS'2016 is jointly organized by Ibn-Zohr University (Morocco), Le Havre University (France), Tobb University (Turkey), and United Arab Emirates University (United Arab Emirates). The 4th ICCDS'2016 Conference will maintain the diversity and breadth of topics that have traditionally characterized the three successful conferences previously held in Turkey, namely: KDS2012 (Ankara, October 2012), KDS2013 (Istanbul, October 2013), and CDSS2014 (Ankara, November 2014).

The aim of the workshop is to bring together scientists working on the mathematical and physical aspects of nonlinear optics. Topics will include nonlinear propagation in inhomogeneous and random media modeled by nonlinear dispersive PDEs with applications to laser filamentation, ultrashort pulses, and quantum effects. It will emphasize an interdisciplinary approach, ranging from rigorous analysis to asymptotics and numerical methods, as well as experimental research. In addition to problems of current interest, one of the goals will be to identify future research directions.

This workshop, sponsored by AIM and the NSF, will examine new and different methods for optimizing transit efficiencies and estimating new transit services in emerging or underserved markets using applied mathematical research for the area served by the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA). The major goal will be to define an efficient service based on optimizing a discreet set of constraints driven by systematic mathematical methodologies and analysis, developing a system responsive to meeting travel demands based on a transit route structure unfettered by past route structures, historical service patterns or institutional constraints.

The primary objective of the conference is to promote research and education in the field of differential equations by providing a joint forum where a wide range of topics in differential equations can be discussed among established mathematicians, recent Ph. D. recipients, and graduate students. The conference will feature 4 plenary talks from eminent mathematicians and several contributed sessions. Funding from the National Science Foundation has been requested to provide travel support for advanced graduate students and recent Ph.D. recipients. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to participate in this conference and to apply for support.

This workshop, sponsored by AIM and the NSF, will be devoted to the study of problems at the interface of polyhedral geometry and partition theory. Recent results have demonstrated that polyhedral geometry is a powerful tool connecting problems in lattice point enumeration, permutation statistics, and partition theory.

This workshop is part of the 2016/17 IAS program on Homological Mirror Symmetry.

The requirements demands in problem solving have been increasingly in demand in exponential way. The new technologies in computer science and engineering have reduced the dimension of data coverage worldwide. Thus the recent inventions in ICT have inched towards reducing the gaps, and coverage of domains globally. The digging of information in a large data, and the soft-computing techniques have contributed a strength in prediction, analysis, and decision potentials in the niche areas such as Computer Science, Engineering, Management, Social Computing, Green Computing, Aviation, Finance, Telecom etc. Nurturing the research in Engineering and Computing are evident that finding a right pattern in the ocean of data.

Collective quasiparticle states (molecular orbitals, plasmons, phonons, polarons, excitons, etc.) are often employed to study and understand many particle systems in quantum mechanics (especially in extended systems). Can machine learning (ML) techniques generate such quasiparticle states or approximations thereof, given only the atomistic Hamiltonian as an input and macroscopic observables as an output? On a larger scale and going toward materials design (materials genomics): How can one generate the necessary and sufficient data to use ML approaches to infer the important collective variables (materials genes, scaling relations, etc.)? This workshop will gather experts in electronic structure methods together with mathematicians and computer scientists who are interested in or have already been applying ML methods in physics, chemistry, and materials sciences.

"Mal'tsev Meeting" is a series of annual conferences on algebra, mathematical logic, and their applications in computer science. In 2016, the meeting will be dedicated to the 70th birthdays of Professors Nikolai S. Romanovskii and Valerii A. Churkin. The organisers invite specialists in group theory, ring theory, universal algebra and model theory, computability theory, nonclassical logics, and theoretical computer science to contribute and to participate.

This workshop focuses on building bridges by developing a unified point of view and by emphasizing cross-fertilization of ideas and techniques from geometry, topology, and combinatorics. New experimental evidence is crucial to this goal. The workshop emphasizes the computational and algorithmic aspects of the problems in topics including: Concentration of maps and isoperimetry of waists in discrete setting, configuration Space/Test Map scheme and theorems of Tverbeg type, Equipartitions of measures, social choice, van Kampen-Haefliger-Weber theory for maps of simplicial complexes, combinatorics of homotopy colimits, and discrete Morse theory.

The main objective of ICMAA 2016 is to bring mathematicians from various parts of the world working in topics related to the conference, to interact with each other and to exchange ideas. ICMAA serves as an excellent platform to inculcate research interest among young minds on recent topics of Mathematical Analysis. The SIAM Activity group on Orthogonal Polynomials and Special Functions (SIAG-OPSF) is also involved in the Conference. All topics related to Mathematical Analysis and its applications will be covered with special sessions on Orthogonal Polynomials and Special Functions, Geometric Function Theory and Analysis of PDEs. SIAM has agreed to sponsor two Ph.D. students and two early-career researchers from US-Institutions by means of travel grants. Further details on the topics to be covered, Invited speakers, submission of papers, Registration and other deadlines kindly visit the website.

A short workshop in Integrable Systems, with the goal is to bring together mathematicians working in the area in order to better foster the exchange of ideas, and to encourage collaborations among diverse groups within the community.

The International Conference on Cryptology & Malicious Security hosted in Malaysia (Mycrypt 2016) is the first of its kind, in the sense of focus on thinking outside the box for cryptology & security. In recent years, substantial breakthroughs have been made in crypto, including notions pertaining to malicious security, i.e. where security is no longer just against bad guys but where good guys who are conventionally viewed as mostly defensive can equally be adversarial. The time is now ripe to focus on paradigm-shifting crypto research & thinking outside the current box.

Big data and data science are topics of the moment. Among the raft of conferences on these subjects few have a clear focus on the underpinning theoretical methodologies to maximise the information that can be extracted in the presence of inherent uncertainties, sampling bias, data streams, data linkage and all of the other specific features of so-called big data applications. This conference will showcase work by young and established researchers advancing the state-of-the-art on a rigorous mathematical basis. Alongside new methodology there will be application strands led by industry to showcase the power of mathematical approaches in practical applications. Each session will feature an invited talk by an expert speaker who will review an advanced area of current research.

The application of machine learning (ML) to the computer simulation of materials has features that are somewhat uncommon in ML: the data is often free of noise, in principle unlimited amounts of data are available at known unit cost, and there is often considerable freedom in choosing data locations. This calls for the close examination of which ML strategies are best, and what their ultimate limitations are in practice. Can we create ML models of arbitrary accuracy? How can recent advances in on-line or active learning be utilized? What can more classical statistical interpolation methods contribute? This workshop will broadly address the reaches and limitations of ML as applied to the modeling of physical systems and highlight examples where physical models can be successfully combined or even derived from ML algorithms. The application deadline is Monday, October 10, 2016.

The application of machine learning (ML) to the computer simulation of materials has features that are somewhat uncommon in ML: the data is often free of noise; in principle, unlimited amounts of data are available at known unit cost, and there is often considerable freedom in choosing data locations. This calls for the close examination of which ML strategies are best, and what their ultimate limitations are in practice. Can we create ML models of arbitrary accuracy? How can recent advances in online or active learning be utilised? What can more classical statistical interpolation methods contribute? Traditional, non-data-intensive models in the physical sciences are "extrapolative"; i.e., the parameters are determined by observing limited data in some domain, and the models are tested in extended or even wholly different domains, and the performance of such models is evaluated according to how well they do in such a situation.

This workshop, sponsored by AIM and the NSF, will be devoted to the study of V. Lafforgue's groundbreaking work on the automorphic implies Galois direction of the Langlands conjecture for reductive groups over global function fields.

The main theme of the workshop is the spectrum of analytic properties running from Kazhdan's property (T) at one end to von Neumann's amenability at the other, which forms a foundational organizing structure for infinite groups and spaces. These properties can be described both analytically, via unitary representation theory, and geometrically, using embedding properties for discrete spaces. Connections with probability and combinatorics will likewise be addressed during the meeting.

The main objective of ICAMTPBCS-2016 is to promote mathematical research and to focus the recent advances in the applications of Mathematics in Topological Dynamics, Physical, Biological and Chemical Systems. Thrust Areas of ICAMTPBCS-2016 are Analysis; Topological Dynamics; Fluid Mechanics and Plasma; Geometric Analysis; Complex Phenomena in Physical, Chemical and Biological Systems; Stochastic Process and its Applications; Numerical Techniques and Simulations; Information Theory and Cryptography. Those who want to present paper in the conference must send the extended abstract within 500 words, written in English, prepared with MS-Word (New Times Roman, 12 font) to cmsconf@gmail.com. Please mention Â‘ICAMTPBCS-2016 Abstract Submission' as the subject of the email. Last date of receiving the extended abstract is 31st August, 2016. Notification of acceptance will be made by 16th September, 2016. Phone No.: +91-33-23378882/+91-33-4064 7875

Signal processing constitutes an important area for the application of mathematical concepts and techniques fuelled, for example, by developments in mobile communications, networks, multimedia system, genomics and bioengineering, neural signal processing, big data processing and internet of things. The aim of the conference is to bring together mathematicians, statisticians and engineers with a view to exploring recent developments and identifying fruitful avenues for further research. It is hoped that the meeting will help to attract more mathematicians into this important and challenging field. Invited Speakers: Prof. Mike Davies, University of Edinburgh Prof. Sangarapillai Lambotharan, Loughborough University Dr. Miguel Rodrigues, University College London

This workshop will bring together researchers interested in the mathematical and numerical modeling of optical phenomena, especially spectral problems arising in photonics involving dispersion relations and band structures, eigenfunctions, and scattering resonances. Specific areas of focus will include: (i) efficient computational methods for scattering and spectral problems and (ii) properties and optimal design of extreme materials and photonic devices. These problems arise in the study of photonic crystals and periodic media, diffraction gratings, metamaterials, graphene and related materials with Dirac points, and cloaking devices.

The conference is aimed at interactions between ergodic theory, dynamical systems and number theory. The main subjects are: disjointness in ergodic theory and randomness in number theory, ergodic theory and combinatorial number theory, and homogenous dynamics and its applications.

Recent advances in Operator Theory and Operator Algebras-2016 (OTOA-2016) to be held at Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore, during December 13-22, 2016. This conference is a continuation of the earlier conferences and workshops on Operator theory and Operator algebras held in Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore. OTOA-2016 aims bringing experts and researches from around the world, including postdocs and advanced doctoral students,to share their recent findings related to the various fields of Functional Analysis, Operator Theory, Operator Algebras and related fields. The meeting will start with a workshop during December 13-17, 2016 followed by a conference during December 19-22, 2016. \mchead{Programme} (i) Workshop part - December 13 till December 17, 2016.(ii) Conference part - December 19 till December 22 noon, 2016. The Conference encourages and promotes excellence of young mathematicians.

The Indian Mathematics Consortium (TIMC) was founded earlier this year (2015), with a mission "To provide a unified face to all societies or similar bodies in India and to bring them under an over-arching consortium, through voluntary acceptance of membership, regular participation in joint regional programmes such as the teacher-training programs, developing networking, and unitedly dealing with the mathematical organizations from abroad." This is the first major event being organized by TIMC in co-operation with an organization from outside India.newline Eight plenary talks by distinguished mathematicians and about 15 Symposia on themes of current interest in mathematical research are being planned for the meeting. These will be supplemented by various other activities, including a session focusing on women mathematicians, another on Undergraduate and Graduate education, panel discussions on topics of general interest, short technical presentations, poster presentations etc.

Conference Theme: "Teaching and Learning Mathematics, Sciences and Engineering through Technology" The ATCM 2016 is an international conference to be held in Pattaya Thailand that will continue addressing technology-based issues in all Mathematical Sciences. Thanks to advanced technological tools such as computer algebra systems (CAS), interactive and dynamic geometry, and hand-held devices, the effectiveness of our teaching and learning, and the horizon of our research in mathematics and its applications continue to grow rapidly. The aim of this conference is to provide a forum for educators, researchers, teachers and experts in exchanging information regarding enhancing technology to enrich mathematics learning, teaching and research at all levels. English is the official language of the conference. ATCM averagely attracts 350 participants representing over 30 countries around the world. Be sure to submit your abstracts or full papers in time at conferencereview.com

SPACE 2016 is the sixth in this series of conferences which started in 2011. This annual event is devoted to various aspects of security, privacy, applied cryptography, and cryptographic engineering. SPACE 2016 is being organized by C.R.Rao Advanced Institute of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, Hyderabad-India (AIMSCS). The conference will include invited tutorials and keynote talks from world-renowned experts. The conference will be accompanied by two days of tutorials aiming at Master's and Ph.D. students featuring lectures in the mornings and practical sessions in the afternoon.

The second conference on Statistical methods in finance aims to expose the participants to new and active areas of research in financial mathematics and to form working groups of researchers. The conference will be held jointly by Chennai Mathematical Institute (CMI) and Indian Statistical Institute - Chennai Center.

The conference is dedicated to 80th anniversary of Dmitry Anosov (1936‒2014). It is focused on wide scope of problems of modern dynamics ‒ and first of all, on hyperbolic dynamics, for which D.V. Anosov was one of the founding fathers. The conference program will include invited plenary talks and a poster session (open call).

The Department of Statistics of Calcutta University, established in 1941 with Professor P. C. Mahalanobis as the head, is the oldest department in Asia to offer a post-graduate course in statistics. The department celebrates its Platinum Jubilee Year in 2016 with a three-day International Conference on Applications of Statistics. The conference will offer a common platform to statisticians engaged in research on applied aspects of Statistics, to interact and exchange ideas. This conference will mainly focus on the following six thrust areas: (i) Design of Experiments in Agriculture and Industry (ii) Survey sampling and Official Statistics (iii) Biostatistics (iv) Applications of Statistics in Social Sciences (v) Applications of Statistics in Industry (vi) Applications of Statistics in Physical Sciences. The "Applications of Statistics in Industry" Session will be organized as a special session in memory of Late Professor Purnendu Kumar Bose.

The main objective of the conference is to bring specialized topics in mathematics, statistics, computer science, information technology, bioinformatics, nano technology and closely related interdisciplinary areas to the forefront. Original full papers are invited. All papers are to be screened and accepted papers will be published in the Proceedings of IMBIC, Volume (2016), having ISBN 978-81-925832-4-2, except for a few full scientific papers of high quality, which may be published by Springer in the form of a Monograph. Many scientists from India, USA, Japan, Canada, Sweden, France, Germany, Finland, Australia, Russia, Egypt, Mexico, Algeria, Botswana, Korea, South Africa and many other countries participated in the earlier conferences. Contact: All correspondences in respect to the conference are to be addressed to Dr. Avishek Adhikari, Convenor MSAST 2016 & Secretary, IMBIC; email: msast.paper@gmail.com; website: www.isical.ac.in/~avishek_r/

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