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The conference lectures will be held in the James Clerk Maxwell Building of the University of Edinburgh. This building, which also houses the Mathematics and Statistics Department, is situated within the King's Buildings complex in the south of Edinburgh, a short bus ride from the centre of Edinburgh. Lunch, tea and coffee will be provided at the venue.
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A full timetable is now available on the Scientific Programme page. The conference will start on the evening of Monday 25th March with an informal buffet combined with Registration at Pollock Halls. Lectures will start on Tuesday morning and continue to the morning of Saturday 30th. The programme will start again on Monday 1 April and will continue to the end of the afternoon on Thursday 4th April.
We have reserved a number of single study-bedrooms at Pollock Halls, a University of Edinburgh student residence just to the south-east of the city-centre. Some ensuite rooms may be available at an additional charge. Breakfast and evening meals will also be available there.
Participants are also free to make their own arrangements for accommodation and ICMS staff will be happy to advise.
1. Registration Fee
A Registration fee is £60 is usually payable one month before the Conference begins.
2. Conference costs
The costs will be invoiced prior to the meeting and must be paid at the very latest at Registration.
(a) Residential Fee - £385
This covers dinner, bed and breakfast (in a standard room) from the evening of Monday 25th March to the morning of Friday 5th April (excluding dinner on the Saturday evening), and lunch for the 8 full days of the conference. This includes the cost of the Registration Buffet on the 25th.
(b) Non-residential Fee - £70
To cover the Registration Buffet and lunches during the Conference.
(c) Conference Dinner
A dinner has been arranged for the evening of Friday 29th. The cost of this will be £20 (3 courses plus wine).
3. Financial Support
There are some funds available to support participants to the Conference.
(a) The EC have allocated a sum to assist EU nationals who are under the age of 35. The award will cover up to 100% of the conference costs, the Registration Fee and reasonable travel costs. The awards are limited in number and will be allocated by the organisers
(b) ICMS has funds from the LMS to assist UK mathematicians. Each award is worth £250 and will be deducted from the total invoice.
Registration closed on 16th December 2001.
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