July 18 - 23, 2004.

The following papers were submitted by the participants in the conference, then refereed and accepted for publication in a special issue of the Electronic Journal of Differential Equations. Details and photographs from the conference are available in a Foreword Message by the editors of the proceedings: Fred Brauer and Elena Braverman.
**Table of contents.** (In alphabetical order)

- Haydar Akca, Eada Ahmed Al-Zahrani, Valery Covachev;
*Asymptotic behavior of discrete solutions to impulsive logistic equations*, Conf. 12(2005), pp. 1-8. - Murray E. Alexander, Seyed M. Moghadas;
*$O(\ell)$ shift in Hopf bifurcations for a class o*, Conf. 12(2005), pp. 9-19. - Leonid Berezansky, Lev Idels;
*Oscillation and asymptotic stability of a delay differential equation with Richard's nonlinearity*, Conf. 12(2005), pp. 21-27. - Fred Brauer;
*Age of infection in epidemiology models*, Conf. 12(2005), pp. 29-37. - Bruce van Brunt, Jonathan C. Marshall;
*Holomorphic solutions to linear first-order functional differential equations*, Conf. 12(2005), pp. 39-46. - Tuncay Candan, Rajbir S. Dahiya;
*Functional differential equations of third order*, Conf. 12(2005), pp. 47-56. - Kazem Ghanbari;
*On the isospectral beams*, Conf. 12(2005), pp. 57-64. - Laszlo E. Kollar, Janos Turi;
*Numerical stability analysis in respiratory control system models*, Conf. 12(2005), pp. 65-78. - Yakov Lutsky;
*Continuous Newton method for star-like functions*, Conf. 12(2005), pp. 79-85. - Maria Clara Nucci;
*Using Lie symmetries in epidemiology*, Conf. 12(2005), pp. 87-101. - Vladimir Mihajlovich Osipov, Vladimir Vladimirovich Osipov;
*Pointwise representation method*, Conf. 12(2005), pp. 103-116. - Arcady Ponosov;
*Gene regulatory networks and delay differential equations*, Conf. 12(2005), pp. 117-141. - Jon T. Schnute;
*Mathematics and fisheries: Match or mismatch?*, Conf. 12(2005), pp. 143-158. - Benzion Shklyar, Vladimir Marchenko;
*Approximate controllability of distributed systems by distributed controllers*, Conf. 12(2005), pp. 159-169. - Ioannis P. Stavroulakis;
*Oscillation criteria for functional differential equations*, Conf. 12(2005), pp. 171-180. - Roberto Tauraso;
*A common fixed point theorem for commuting expanding maps on nilmanifolds*, Conf. 12(2005), pp. 181-188.

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