6th International Conference on

"Large-Scale Scientific Computations"


The conference is organized by the Institute for Parallel Processing, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Following the traditions, two special tracks are planned:

Special Event

The conference is devoted to the 60th anniversary of Richard  Ewing.


The conference is scheduled for June 5-9, 2007, with arrival: June 4 and departure: noon June 9.


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).

Accompanying meeting: 33rd Conference Applications of Mathematics in Engineering and Economics (AMEE'07), June 8 - 14, 2007, 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

Enrique Alba (ES), Peter Arbenz (CH), Owe Axelsson (SE), Radim Blaheta (CZ), Pavel Bochev (USA) - SIAM representative, Ivan Dimov (BG), Stefka Dimova (BG), Adolf Ebel (DE), Richard Ewing (USA), Istvan Farago (HU), Stefka Fidanova (BG), Krassimir Georgiev (BG), Lars Grüne (DE), Max Gunzburger (USA), Todor Gurov (BG), Oleg Iliev (DE), Aneta Karaivanova (BG), Michail Kaschiev (BG), Hans Kosina (AT), Mikhail Krastanov (BG), Johannes Kraus (AT), Ulrich Langer (AT), Raytcho Lazarov (USA) - SIAM representative, Ivan Lirkov (BG), Ivo Marek (CZ), Svetozar Margenov (BG), Svetoslav Markov (BG), Peter Minev (CA), Mihail Nedjalkov (BG/AT), Helmut Neunzert (DE), Maya Neytcheva (SE), Bernard Philippe (FR), Karolj Scala (HR), Panayot Vassilevski (USA), Vladimir Veliov (AT/BG), Jerzy Wasniewski (DK), Lyudmil Zikatanov (USA), Zahari Zlatev (DK).

Plenary and Invited Speakers

Owe Axelsson (SE), Richard Ewing (USA), Lars Grüne (DE), Max Gunzburger (USA), Ulrich Langer (AT), Helmut Neunzert (DE),  Bernard Philippe (FR), Panayot Vassilevski (USA), Zahari Zlatev (DK).

Currently Approved Special Sessions


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).

Important deadlines
Deadline for submission of abstracts January 15, 2007
Notification of acceptance of the talks on the basis of the submitted abstract January 31, 2007
Deadline for registration March 11, 2007
Deadline for submission of full papers March 15, 2007
Notification of acceptance of full papers May 1, 2007

Abstracts and contributed papers

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).

You can download the needed files from: http://www.springer.de/comp/lncs/authors.html

Conference fee

The conference fees cover:  the booklet of abstracts, conference materials, the publication of conference proceedings, the coffee breaks, the conference reception and official dinner, the excursion, and local transportation from/to  Burgas Airport.

                               before May 4, 2007                                        after May 4, 2007

 Non-students             210 EURO                                                       240 EURO
 Students                    130 EURO                                                       150 EURO

The fee for accompanying person is 80 EURO.
An early payment of the conference fee will guarantee the hotel reservation if required.

Bank account
IBAN:             BG73 UNCR 9660 3448 5807 11
BANK:           Unicredit Bulbank
TOWN:          SOFIA 1574, Shipchenski prohod blvd. 63
Bank account holder: IPP-BAS, Acad. G. Bonchev Str. 25A, 1113 Sofia

Please indicate: for the conf. LSSC'07 and your name.

The registration fee should be received at the Conference bank account free of bank transfer charges.


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 4th and check-out on June 9th) and meals (beginning with a dinner on June 4th and ending with a lunch on June 9) is:

220 EURO for a single room;
160 EURO for a bed in double room.

The Accommodation Fees are payable at the Registration Desk in EURO (cash).

The participants may also contact their  travel agencies as an alternative variant for arrangement of accommodation in Sozopol. 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. The bus trip takes about 6 hours.

Another attractive way to organize your travel is to use a direct charter flight to Bourgas.

If you inform us in advance about the precise arrival time on June 4, 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.

LSSC'07 Chairman

Prof. Svetozar Margenov
IPP-BAS, Acad. G. Bonchev, Bl. 25A,
1113 Sofia, Bulgaria 

Conference secretary

Mrs. Silvia Grozdanova,
IPP-BAS, Acad. G. Bonchev, Bl. 25A,
1113 Sofia, Bulgaria;
FAX: +359-2-8722-349;
E-mail: scicom07@parallel.bas.bg