ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR PAPERS

 

ISAAC CONFERENCE

on Complex Analysis, Partial Differential Equations, and Mechanics of Continua

Dedicated to the Centenary of Ilia Vekua

 

I. Vekua Institute of Applied Mathematics of Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University

Monday, April 23 - Friday, April 27, 2007

 

SESSIONS

 

         Complex Analysis and Applications (Chair H.Begehr)

         Partial Differential Equations and Applications (Chair R.Gilbert)

         Computation (Chair D.Gordeziani)

         Mechanics of Continua (Chairs G. C. Hsiao, W.L.Wendland)

 

INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE*)

 

Heinrich Begehr (Germany), Chairman

Bogdan Bojarski (Poland)

Merab Eliashvili (Georgia)

Robert Gilbert (USA)

David Gordeziani (Georgia)

George Jaiani (Georgia ), Vice-Chairman

Paolo Emilio Ricci (Italy)

Bert-Wolfgang Schulze (Germany)

Nikoloz Vakhania (Georgia)

Wolfgang L. Wendland (Germany)

 

LOCAL ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

 

Mariam Avalishvili, Secretary (I.Vekua Institute of Applied Mathematics)

Nikoloz Avazashvili (I.Vekua Institute of Applied Mathematics)

Revaz Bantsuri (A.Razmadze Mathematical Institute of Georgian Academy of Sciences)

Michail Basheleishvili (I.Vekua Institute of Applied Mathematics)

Ramaz Bochorishvili (Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University)

Natalia Chinchaladze (I.Vekua Institute of Applied Mathematics)

Roland Duduchava (A.Razmadze Mathematical Institute of Georgian Academy of Sciences)

Temur Jangveladze (Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University)

George Kapanadze (Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University)

Vakhtang Kokilashvili (A.Razmadze Mathematical Institute of Georgian Academy of Sciences)

Tengiz Meunargia (Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University)

Hamlet Meladze (Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University)

David Natroshvili (Georgian Technical University)

Jemal Sanikidze (N. Muskhelishvili Institute of Computational Mathematics of Georgian Academy of Sciences)

Jondo Sharikadze (Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University)

Merab Svanadze, Chairman (I.Vekua Institute of Applied Mathematics, email:svanadze@gol.ge)

Ilia Tavkhelidze (Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University)

Tamaz Vashakmadze (Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University)

Shota Zazashvili (Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University)

 

 

CONFERENCE SECRETARIAT

 

Mariam Avalishvili

I. Vekua Institute of Applied Mathematics of Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University

2, University St.

0186 Tbilisi, Georgia

Tel.: +995 32 694200 Fax: +995 32 306645

E-mail: mavalish@yahoo.com


 

FORMAT AND STRUCTURE

 

The technical program will be held over eight half-days with a total of about 40 lectures. Each presentation will be scheduled for 35 minutes including discussion time. Poster presentations are forseen as well. Generous time will be scheduled at refreshment breaks and social events, in order to maximize the scientific interaction and intellectual exchange between participants. The abstracts of all accepted presentations will be available at registration. Proceedings will be published later.

 

 

PARTICIPATION

 

The number of speakers at the Conference will be strictly limited and preference will be given to active researchers in the field. The selection of papers for presentation at the Conference and publication in the proceedings will be the responsibility of the Scientific and Organizing Committees.

 

 

ABSTRACTS AND PROCEEDINGS

 

One page abstracts should be submitted in LaTex format (preferably via e-mail) before May 1, 2006. The abstract should contain the title of the presentation, names of the authors, affiliation, e_mail and title of session. Full-length manuscripts will be peer reviewed before being included in the Conference proceedings, which will be published by Tbilisi University Press.

The Deadlines for delivering manuscripts (April 28, 2007) and, following peer-review, revised manuscripts (September 25, 2007) not more than 10 pages.

The submission of the abstracts is continued before July 1, 2006.

 

REGISTRATION

 

Please indicate your intention to participate in the Conference, either as a speaker or as an attending participant, by submitting the Registration form, either by mail, fax or E-mail to the Conference Secretariat. The registration fee of 250 Euros will include the cost of all lunches, refreshment breaks, official receptions and the book proceedings. A special programme of social events, including excursions to places of particular interest as well as the Conference receptions and banquet, will be arranged for accompanying persons.

 

 

VENUE AND ACCOMMODATION

 

The Conference will be held in Tbilisi (at the Tbilisi State University), the capital of Georgia, which has an optimal geographical central location at the boundary of Europe and Asia and accessibility by plane (Tbilisi International Airport), by train or by car. At the end of April a pleasant weather is expected with a maximum temperature at about 20C.

Details of hotels and private rooms which are close to Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (the Conference Venue) and the city centre will be provided on the website:

http://www.viam.science.tsu.ge/others/ticmi/vekua100/isaacconf.htm

 

 

LANGUAGE

 

English is the official language of the Conference.


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ISAAC CONFERENCE

on Complex Analysis, Partial Differential Equations, and Mechanics of Continua

Dedicated to the Centenary of Ilia Vekua

 

I. Vekua Institute of Applied Mathematics of Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University

Monday, April 23 - Friday, April 27, 2007

 

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*) Abdukhamid Dzuraev (1932-2005, Tajikistan) and Elene Obolashvili (1924-2005, Georgia) have originally intended to collaborate in the scientific committee