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CombinaTexas: Combinatorics in the South-Central U.S.
April 19--20, 2008
University of Texas at El Paso

The ninth annual meeting of CombinaTexas will be held on the campus of the University of Texas at El Paso on April 19--20, 2008.

  Plenary Speakers : Confirmed speakers include

Marcelo Aguiar Texas A&M University
Maria Axenovich Iowa State University
Patricia Hersh Indiana University
Nathan Reading North Carolina State University
Anne Shepler University of North Texas
Lauren Williams Harvard University and MSRI

  Scientific Program and Abstracts
There will be sessions of contributed papers, for which we welcome submissions. All the academic activities will be held at Quinn Hall on the campus of the University of Texas at El Paso. The conference will begin Saturday morning, April 19, and end at noon, Sunday, April 20.

  Registration: Please register by filling out the on-line form. There is no registration fee for the conference. The form includes information for applying for support and submitting a contributed talk, but please fill out the form even if you do not want to apply for support or contribute a talk. Please note the following deadlines:

  • March 18: applying for support;
  • March 31: submitting a title and abstract for a contributed talk;
  • April 6: registration.

  Support: The CombinaTexas Conference is committed to the strengthening and enrichment of the mathematics personnel base. We expect to offer limited support of up to $200 to partially cover domestic travel and local expenses for our participants. Preference will be given to those contributing a 20-minute talk. Graduate students, junior faculty, women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are especially encouraged to participate and to apply for support.

If you wish to apply for support, please fill out the request for support section on the registration form. Please indicate your support needs. Early application is encouraged. The deadline for applying for financial aid is March 18.

  Lodging: We have blocked off 25 rooms at the Hilton Garden Inn, right next to campus, a 5 minute walk to the conference building. The hotel provides a free shuttle to/from the airport (6am-10:30pm). The conference rate is $85.00/night+tax, either single or double, and is only valid April 17--21. Participants should make their own reservation directly with the hotel using the group code CBINA by March 27. Reservations can be done online from the hotel's website. Click here for more information, and possible alternate hotels.

  Directions, Parking and Local Resources

  Acknowledgement: CombinaTexas'08 is supported by the National Security Agency, and by the Department of Mathematical Sciences and the College of Science at the University of Texas at El Paso.

  Organizing Committee

Copyright ©2008 by Art Duval
Last Modified on Mar. 10, 2008.