The conference is organized by the Institute for Parallel Processing, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Following the traditions, two special tracks are planned:
The conference is scheduled for June 6-10, 2005, with arrival: June 5 and departure: noon June 10.
The conference will be held at the Bulgarian Red Cross Educational Center in Sozopol (map of Sozopol), a picturesque town on the Black Sea coast, 36 km to the south from Burgas (the nearest international airport).
Specific topics of interest (but not limited to) are the following:
Peter Arbenz (CH), Owe Axelsson (SE), Radim Blaheta (CZ), Pavel Bochev (USA), Susanne Brenner (USA), Carsten Carstensen (DE), Neli Dimitrova (BG), Ivan Dimov (BG), Adolf Ebel (DE), Istvan Farago (HU), Krassimir Georgiev (BG), Todor Gurov (BG), Stefan Heinrich (DE), Ronald Hoppe (DE/USA), Oleg Iliev (DE), Michail Kaschiev (BG), Hans Kosina (AT), Mikhail Krastanov (BG), Ulrich Langer (AT), Raytcho Lazarov (USA), Ivo Marek (CZ), Svetoslav Markov (BG), Peter Minev (CA), Mihail Nedjalkov (USA/BG), Maya Neytcheva (SE), Serge Petiton (FR), Christoph Pflaum (DE), Tetsuya Sakurai (JP), Joachim Schöberl (AT), Dragica Vasileska (USA), Vladimir Veliov (AT/BG), Jerzy Wasniewski (DK), Zahari Zlatev (DK).
Owe Axelsson (SE), Radim Blaheta (CZ), Susanne Brenner (USA), Carsten Carstensen (DE), Stefan Heinrich (DE), Ulrich Langer (AT), Raytcho Lazarov (USA), Jerzy Wasniewski (DK), Zahari Zlatev (DK)
Proceedings volume containing presented and refereed papers only will be printed in a book form. The conference proceedings will be published as a special volume of Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS).
|Deadline for submission of abstracts||January 15, 2005|
|Notification of acceptance of the talks on the basis of the submitted abstract||January 31, 2005|
|Deadline for registration||March 11, 2005|
|Deadline for submission of full papers||March 15, 2005|
|Notification of acceptance of full papers||May 1, 2005|
The abstracts (up to 1 page stating clearly the originality of the results) are to be written in standard LaTeX. The length of the contributed papers is limited up to 8 pages.
It is highly recommended to prepare the source file in LaTeX2e using the Springer class file llncs.cls (llncs.dem is a sample input file which you may take as a source for your own input and you can prepare the references as Springer requests).
The necessary files can be downloaded from: http://www.springer.de/comp/lncs/authors.html
The conference fee will cover a booklet of abstracts, an excursion, a conference dinner, a reception, transportation from and to the Burgas Airport, and a proceedings volume.
before May 4, 2005 after May 4, 2005
Students 110 EURO 130 EURO
The fee for accompanying persons is 80 EURO.
An early payment of the conference fee will guarantee hotel reservation.
The early registration fee is to be transferred to the following bank account:
BRANCH: SLATINA - 66076477
BANK: HVB BIOCHIM
TOWN: SOFIA 1026, 1 Ivan Vazov Str.
SWIFT code: BACXBGSF
Bank account holder: IPP-BAS, Acad. G. Bonchev Str. 25A, 1113 Sofia
Please indicate: for the conf. LSSC'05, your name.
Please take into consideration that the registration fee is assumed free of all bank transfer charges. Our bank does not have IBAN code yet!
There is a limited number of rooms, reserved for the participants at the location where the conference will take place. The total price for 5 nights lodging (check-in on June 5th and check-out on June 10th) and meals (beginning with a dinner on June 5th and ending with a lunch on June 10) is:
200 EURO for a single room;
155 EURO for a bed in double room.
The participants may also contact a travel agency as another variant for their accommodation. Some of the travel agencies provide very attractive packages including air ticket plus hotel reservation.
The late Conference Registration Fee and the Accommodation Fee are payable at the Registration Desk in EURO (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.
For the conference participants who will fly to Sofia, we will arrange a special bus from Sofia to Sozopol and return as follows:
Sofia-Sozopol: 16:30, 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 about 6 hours. The price of the round trip will be not more than 30 EURO, payable at the conference registration desk.
Another attractive way to organize your travel is to use a direct charter flight to Burgas.
If you inform us in advance regarding the precise arrival time at Burgas Airport or at Burgas Railway/Buss Station, we will provide (free of additional charge) a special transportation to the conference place in Sozopol.
The social program includes welcome party, conference dinner, excursion. All events of the social program are free of additional charge.
Additional events will be arranged for the group of accompanying persons.
Prof. Svetozar Margenov
IPP-BAS, Acad. G. Bonchev, Bl. 25A,
1113 Sofia, Bulgaria
Mrs. Silvia Grozdanova,
IPP-BAS, Acad. G. Bonchev, Bl. 25A,
1113 Sofia, Bulgaria;