3rd International Conference on

"Large-Scale Scientific Computations"


The Central Laboratory on Parallel Processing, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences in cooperation with the Division of Numerical Analysis and Statistics, University of Rousse, will organize the Third International Conference on "Large-Scale Scientific Computations". Two special tracks are planned:


The conference is scheduled for June 6-10, 2001, with arrival: June 5 and departure: noon June 10.


The conference will be held at the Conference Center of BULBANK in Sozopol, a picturesque town on the Black Sea coast, 36 km to the south from Burgas (the nearest international airport).

Accompanying meeting: 27th Summer School "Applications of Mathematics in Engineering and Economics" (AMEE01), June 10-17, 2001, Sozopol, organized by the Faculty of Applied Mathematics and Informatics, Technical University of Sofia.


Specific topics of interest (but not limited to) are the following:

Scientific Committee

Peter Arbenz (CH), Owe Axelsson (NL), Robert Beauwens (BE), Radim Blaheta (CZ), Claude Brezinski (FR), Ivan Dimov (BG), Zdenek Dostal (CZ), Istvan Farago (HU), Vladimir Getov(UK), Michael Griebel (DE), Stefan Heinrich (DE), Oleg Iliev (DE), Krassimir Georgiev (BG), Michail Kaschiev (BG), Raytcho Lazarov (US) - SIAM representative, Ivo Marek (CZ), Peter Minev (CA), Maya Neytcheva (NL), Marcin Paprzycki (US) - SIAM representative, Michael Schäfer (DE), Lutz Tobiska (DE), Marian Vajtersic (SK), Panayot Vassilevski (US), Zahari Zlatev (DK);

Plenary and Invited Speakers

Currently announced Special Sessions

Important deadlines
Deadline for submission of full papers March 15, 2001
Notification of acceptance of full papers May 1, 2001

Contributed papers

The length of the contributed papers prepared in a standard LaTeX is limited up to 8 pages. Proceedings of only refereed and presented at the conference papers will be published in a book form. Please note, that it will be very difficult to arrange the referee procedure for papers submitted after the deadline of March 15.


To indicate your intention to attend the conference, please use the possibility for an Internet registration through the WWW-sites, or send an e-mail, a letter, or a fax message to the conference secretary (see below) providing the following information:

Title of the contributed talk and a Special Session title (if applicable):
Are you interesting in having your paper in the conference proceedings?

Conference fee

The conference fee will cover a booklet of abstracts, an excursion, a conference dinner, a reception, transportation from and to the Burgas Airport, as well as expenses for publishing of the submitted papers. The proceedings volume will be available at additional cost (to be specified later, subject to negotiations with the publisher).
before May 4, 2001after May 4, 2001
Non-students180 USD230 USD
Students100 USD120 USD

The fee for accompanying persons is 80 USD.

The early registration fee is to be transferred to the following bank account:

ACCOUNT: 3948615919
BRANCH: SLATINA - 66076477

Please indicate: CLPP-BAS: for the Conference on Large-Scale Scientific Computations.
Please take into consideration that the registration fee is assumed free of all bank transfer charges. For quicker and cheaper transfers you can use the SWIFT code.

Transfers in the local currencies of the countries belonging to the EURO zone are allowed. The amount of the transfer is to be counted according to the official exchange rate to USD at the date of transfer.


The conference participants will be offered a full board and accommodation under the following conditions:

single room: USD 210
double room: USD 160

These accommodation fees cover: full board for the whole duration of the conference (arrival date June 5 beginning with a dinner and departure date June 10 ending up with a lunch).


The late Conference Registration Fee and the Accommodation Fee are payable at the Registration Desk in US $ (cash). So far, we are not able to accept credit cards or checks. Moreover, please note that all Bulgarian banks and change offices, accept only clean, undamaged (and crispy) notes and we, at the registration desk, must do so as well.


There are several options for transport arrangements between Sofia and Bourgas/Sozopol which include:
* by air - please contact your travel agent for the latest information about domestic flights Sofia - Bourgas
* by bus - details are given below
* by car - please contact your travel agent for rent-a-car reservations at Sofia Airport
* by taxi - fares negotiable but typically not higher than $120;
preliminary arrangement is strongly recommended.

After recent difficulties, Balkan Bulgarian Airlines are resuming regular domestic flights including the destination Sofia - Bourgas - Sofia.

Another attractive way to organize your travel is to use a direct charter flight to Bourgas. Some of the participants have already made such arrangements.

If you inform us in advance about the precise arrival time at Bourgas Airport or at Bourgas Railway/Buss Station, we will provide (free of additional charge) a special transportation to the conference place in Sozopol.

For the conference participants who will fly to Sofia, we will arrange also a special bus from Sofia to Sozopol and return as follows:

Sofia-Sozopol: 16:00, June 5, Hotel "Kedar" (in the campus of BAS)
Sozopol-Sofia: June 10 (after the lunch from the conference place)

The bus travel from Sofia to Sozopol takes at about 6 hours.
The return price will be not more than $30, payable at the conference registration desk.

Social Program

The social program includes welcome party, conference dinner, excursion to Sunny Beach and the picturesque historical towns of Nessebar. All events of the social program are free of additional charge.

Additional events will be arranged for the group of accompanying persons.



Conference secretary

Mrs. Silvia Grozdanova,
CLPP-BAS, Acad. G. Bontchev, Bl. 25A,
1113 Sofia, Bulgaria;
FAX: (-359-2)-722-349;

Arrival date/place: Departure date/place:
Flight no.: Flight no.:
boxI would like to book a place(s) in the conference buss from Sofia to Bourgas:

I would like to be accommodated in:
boxsingle room; boxdouble room.
Please let us know if you will need our cooperation for the arrangement
of additional accommodation in Sofia or/and Sozopol.

Payment of the conference fee:
boxreceipt for $ ......... transfer to the Conference bank account is enclosed;
boxI will pay cash  $......... at the Conference registration desk.
Date: Signature:

Please, return this form ASAP by May 15, 2001.