The NIMS 2008 Conference &
The 4th East Asia SIAM Conference

October 10-12 2008
National Institute for Mathematical Sciences (NIMS)
Hotel Riviera, Daejeon, Korea



SIAM Keynote Speakers:

Douglas Arnold University of Minnesota
Olof Widlund Courant Institute


Scientific Committee:

Zhong-Ci Shi (Chair) Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), China
Pham Ky Anh Vietnam National University
Raymond Chan The Chinese University of Hong Kong
I-Liang Chern National Taiwan University
Victor D. Didenko Universitii Brunei Darussalam
Roger Hosking Universitii Brunei Darussalam
Nguyen Van Huu Hanoi University of Science
Xiao-qing Jin University of Macau
Hyung-Chun Lee Ajou University
Yongwimon Lenbury Mahidol Univeristy
Ping Lin National University of Singapore
Tom Mitsui Nagoya University
Michael Ng Hong Kong Baptist University
Hisashi Okamoto Kyoto University
Mohd Omar University of Malaysia
Abdul Rahni Universiti Sains Malaysia
Rafael P. Saldana Ateneo de Manila University
Dongwoo Sheen Seoul National University
Zuowei Shen National University of Singapore
Haiwei Sun University of Macau
Tao Tang Hong Kong Baptist University


Invited Speakers:

Sangdong Kim Kyungpook National University
Chang-Ock Lee KAIST
Seng Luan Lee National University of Singapore
Ruo Li Peking University
Yayan Lu City University of Hong Kong
Mitsuhiro T. Nakao Kyushu University
Xue-Cheng Tai University of Bergen
Wei-Cheng Wang National Tsing Hua University
Shao-Liang Zhang Nagoya University



Taeyoung Ha NIMS, Korea
Chi-Ok Hwang NIMS, Korea
Hyung-Chun Lee NIMS and Ajou University, Korea
Zhong-Ci Shi Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Tao Tang Hong Kong Baptist University

Registration, Accommodation and Visa:

All participants in the conference must register before 20 September 2008. The registration fee is 100,000 Won (US$95). The registration fee includes conference materials, breakfast, lunches, dinner, tea breaks, a conference banquet and a sightseeing tour. To register, please complete and mail/fax us the attached registration form (doc) (pdf).

The accommodation is at Hotel Riviera and Hotel Legend. Accommodation cost for Standard Room : 108,900 Won (US$103) per day at Hotel Riviera.

To register the conference and book the accommodation, please complete the form (doc) (pdf) and mail/fax it to Mr. Beom Joong Kweon (Email: and Fax number: +82-42-864-5706) before 15 September 2008.

To obtain an invitation letter for the visa application to Korea, please contact Dr. Taeyoung Ha (Email:

Paper Submission:

Please submit your abstract online. The deadline of the submission is 20 September 2008.

EASIAM Student Paper Prize:

Principal Guidelines

The EASIAM Student Paper Prizes are awarded every year to the student author(s) of the most outstanding paper(s) submitted to the EASIAM Student Paper Competition. This award is based solely on the merit and content of the student's contribution to the submitted paper.

The purpose of the Student Paper Prizes is to recognize outstanding scholarship by students in applied mathematics or computing.

Requirements for Submission

To enter the competition, each applicant must be a student of a country in East or Southeast Asia; must not attend the oral defense longer than six months before the deadline of the competition submission; and must submit:

  1. a short vitae including his/her list of publications (at most two pages).
  2. the complete paper (including pubished/accepted/submitted paper or even preprint in final version).

The student's advisor must submit a letter that:

  1. describes and evaluates the paper's contribution to the literature and the student's role in the scholarship;
  2. verifies that the student meets the conditions of eligibility for the award and state the study period of the student.

Notification of Prize Winners

The EASIAM president will notify the recipient(s) at least six weeks before the award date.

Each recipient is required to present his or her paper at the EASIAM meeting where the prizes are awarded.

Description of the Award

Each recipient of the EASIAM Student Paper Prize shall receive a certificate and reimbursement of up to US$250 toward travel expenses. Up to four awards will be made each year.

National Institute for Mathematical Sciences (NIMS)


Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics - East Asia Section

Travel Information/ Conference Location:

Hotel: Hotel Riviera

Taxi: Hotel Riviera is about 10 km from Daejeon government complex to Hotel Riviera or Hotel Legend. You can reach the hotel easily by taxi. It will cost about 5,000 Won. You can use the map from Incheon airport to Daejeon (map).


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