International Conference on

"Numerical Methods for Scientific Computations and Advanced Applications"


The conference is organized by the Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences in cooperation with Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM).


The conference is scheduled for May 19-22, 2014, with arrival: May 18 and departure: noon May 22.


The conference will be held in Hotel St. Ivan Rilski in the picturous town of Bansko, located at the foot of the Pirin mountain, 156 km to the south from Sofia.

Special event

The conference is devoted to the 60th anniversary of Svetozar Margenov.


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

Scientific Committee

P. Arbenz (CH), O. Axelsson (CR), E. Atanassov (BG), R. Blaheta (CR), I. Dimov (BG), Y. Efendiev (USA), S. Fidanova (BG), K. Georgiev (BG), T. Gurov (BG), O. Iliev (DE), A. Karaivanova (BG), J. Kraus (AT), R. Lazarov (USA), I. Lirkov (BG), P. Minev (CA), M. Neytcheva (SE), S. Petrova (DE), P. Vassilevski (USA), V. Veliov (AT), Z. Zlatev (DK), L. Zikatanov (USA)

Plenary and Invited Speakers

P. Arbenz (ETH Zurich, CH)
O. Axelsson (Institute of Geonics, ASCR, CR)
R. Blaheta (Institute of Geonics, ASCR, CR)
O. Iliev (ITWM, Kaiserslautern, Germany)
J. Kraus (RICAM, Linz, AT)
R. Lazarov (TA&MU, College Station, USA)
P. Minev (University of Alberta, CA)
M. Neytcheva (Uppsala University, SE)
P. Vassilevski (LLNL, Livermore, USA)
V. Veliov (TU-Vienna, AT and IMI BAS, BG)
L. Zikatanov (The Pennsylvania State University, USA)

Important deadlines
Deadline for registration February 15, 2014
Deadline for submission of extended abstracts March 01, 2014
Notification of acceptance of the talks on the basis of the submitted abstract April 01, 2014


Proceedings of extended abstracts (short communication) will be available at the conference. They are to be written in standard LaTeX and sent to the conference e-mail. The expected length is between 2 and 4 pages.

Conference fees

The conference fees cover: the conference proceedings, conference materials, the coffee breaks, the conference reception, the official dinner and excursion, as well as the organized bus transportation Sofia-Bansko-Sofia.

                               before April 19, 2014                                   after April 19, 2014

 Non-students             190 EURO                                                       220 EURO
 Students                    120 EURO                                                       140 EURO

Bank account
IBAN:             BG73 UNCR 9660 3448 5807 11
BANK:           Unicredit Bulbank
TOWN:          SOFIA 1574, Shipchenski prohod blvd. 63
Bank account holder: IICT-BAS, Acad. G. Bonchev Str. 2, 1113 Sofia

Please indicate: for NMSCAA'14 and your name.

The registration fee are expected to be received at the Conference bank account free of bank transfer charges.

The late Conference fee is also payable at the registration desk of the conference cash (in Euro).


The rooms at the hotel are reserved for the participants of the conference. The price is:

39 EURO for accommodation in a single room per night
63 EURO for accommodation in a double room per night for 2 persons

The Accommodation Fee is payable at the Registration Desk of the hotel. Pleace do not make bank transfere for accommodation.


There will be a special bus from Sofia to Bansko and return as follows:
Sofia-Bansko: 15:00, May 18, Hotel of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (it was known before as hotel "Kedar")
Bansko-Sofia: May 22 (after the lunch from the conference place)
The bus trip takes about 3 hours.

Local Organizing Committee

G. Bencheva, P. Boyanova, I. Georgiev (SIAM reperesentativ), K. Georgiev, S. Grozdanova, N. Karaivanov, N. Kosturski, I. Lirkov, M. Lymbery, S. Stoykov, Y. Vutov

Chairman of the organizing committee

Prof. Krassimir Georgiev
IICT-BAS, Acad. G. Bonchev, Bl. 25A,
1113 Sofia, Bulgaria 

Conference secretary

Mrs. Silvia Grozdanova,
IICT-BAS, Acad. G. Bonchev, Bl. 25A,
1113 Sofia, Bulgaria;
FAX: +359-2-8 707 273;