Forth
Annual Meeting of the Bulgarian Section of SIAM
December
21 - 22, 2009, Sofia, Bulgaria
(BGSIAM'09) |

**Organization and Goals:**

The event is organized by the Bulgarian Section of SIAM (BGSIAM) and will be hosted by the Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Bulgarian Academy of Science.

** The conference is devoted to the 140th anniversary of the
Bulgarian Academy of Science. **

The financial support of SIAM is highly appreciated and acknowledged.

Realizing the importance of interdisciplinary collaboration and the role that applied mathematics plays in advancing science and technology and industry, we solicit the support of SIAM as the major international organization for Industrial and Applied Mathematics in order to promote the application of mathematics to science, engineering and technology in Republic of Bulgaria.

**Scientific Topics:**

Following the traditions, the topics of interest include (but are not limited to): partial differential equations; cryptography; numerical methods and algorithms; scientific computing; neural networks; optimization and control systems; industrial mathematics.

**Invited Plenary Lectures:**

**Todor Gramchev**, University of Cagliaru, Italy, "Regularity and Decay Issues
for Compactly Supported Solitary Waves"

**Christo Christov**, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Louisiana, USA,
"The Concept of Space as Mechanical Continuum and its Implications in
Mathematical Physics"

**Maya Neytcheva**, University of Uppsala, Sweden, "Challenges for the Iterative
Solution of Phase-Separation Flow Problems"

**Eugene Nikolov**, National Laboratory on Computer Virology,
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, "Computer Nano Viruses"

**Panayot Vassilevski**, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory,
USA, "Approximation Properties of Coarse Finite Element Spaces
Constructed by Algebraic Multigrid"

**Conference Proceedings:**

BGSIAM'09 Proceedings of extended abstracts of the presented talks will be published.